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How to Secure Lock Screen on iPhone 7 with iOS 10 Firmware

A lot of users are buying the new 2016 phone model released by Apple in September. We mean the 4.7-inch iPhone 7 and bigger iPhone 7 Plus with 5.5-inch screen. These gadgets look exactly as previous generations iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s lineup still users prefer upgrading to iPhone 7 thanks to new storage capacity of 256GB and other impressive features that make this version more powerful compared to older devices. Of course, the iOS 10 lockscreen settings that are present on your new handset are worth learning more about.

The Cupertino-based giant did a good job working and improving iOS 10 features. The new iOS lock screen also gets better security. You can also enjoy the enhanced safeguard and protect your personal information from third-party people.

iOS 10 Lock Screen Features Changes

Some Details About iPhone Lock Screen Time

The iOS 10 lock screen settings allow you selecting the time for auto-lock. You can choose from 1 to 5 minutes. It is easy to adjust your personal likes to secure lock screen automatically:

Step 1. To apply changes to iOS lock screen you should launch Settings on iPhone.

Step 2. Go to General menu where you can play around with the auto-lock minutes.

Step 3. Press on the Auto-Lock menu.

iOS 10 Auto Lock Time Options

Step 4. There are several preferences to select from so choose your time.

Step 5. Now your handset will lock itself automatically one, two, three, fours or five minutes after you leave your smartphone.

iOS 10 Lock Screen Access Notifications

iPhone Lock Screen Settings & Options

The interesting list of iOS 10 features and secrets becomes longer when you t the various iOS lock screen widgets and possibilities. You can do so many things while the display is locked. Here is what your gadget still allows you doing:

* Wallet can be easily accessed

* Get Today View while the screen is locked

* Respond to your messages from iPhone lock screen

* Enjoy Notifications View as well as Home Control options on-the-go

Of course, all these opportunities don’t like like a good protection. If someone has your phone he or she can possibly pay for goods and access some parts of the system. Is there any smart lockscreen protector you can additionally use for better security?

A lot of users are happy with the fingerprint screen lock feature still sometimes you need much more than you already have. How can you use the 2016 mobile firmware update? Does redesigned Lock screen bring impressive changes in the Settings as well?

Secure iOS 10 Lock Screen Reply with Message

How to Secure Lock Screen on iPhone Running iOS 10

Luckily there are safeguard features you can take advantage of. Just learn some tips and tricks. The real fingerprint lock screen option can be secured using the following guide which supports both iPhone and iPad updated to the most recent operating system [the best way to protect your handset is to turn off respond to message from iOS 10 lock screen]:

Step 1. Take your phone and go to Settings.

Step 2. Select Touch ID & Passcode option.

Step 3. You’ll have to provide your passcode, don’t worry.

Step 4. You can now see the Reply with Message feature. Disable it by using the toggle.

Step 5. If the option from Step 4 is grayed out it means your passcode / Touch ID is disabled.

Step 6. Now get back to Settings in order to turn off access to your phone Home control, widgets and wallet.

iOS 10 Allow Access When Locked Settings

Step 7. Select Touch ID & Passcode section.

Step 8. Do you see the option called Allow Access When Locked? Disable the toggle under it for Today View, Home Control, Wallet, Notifications View. Don’t forget about the widgets section.

Step 9. There is something else you should do. You can turn off some particular programs from sending you notifications via Settings – Notifications where you can click on the iOS 10 app for which you want to turn off the notifications.

Step 10. Don’t forget to disable the Allow Notifications feature.

Step 11. You can turn off Show Previews via Settings – Notifications – Messages in order to disable such previous for Messages program, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp.

Is there anything else you can turn off to secure your lock screen iPhone? Sure. You can also make sure that no one can quickly access your Camera when the display is locked. Do this via Settings – General – Restrictions where you have to enter your Restrictions passcode and toggle off Camera.

Once you have disabled all the Lock Screen apps, notifications and widgets your iPhone will be better protected while being locked by you.