How to turn off true tone

How to Turn OFF True Tone on an iPhone (iOS 14/ iOS 13)

Learn How to Turn OFF True Tone on an iPhone (iOS 14/ iOS 13). Due to eye-damage concerns, Apple first rolled out a new feature “Night Shift” for all the iPhones. In this, the display’s color become yellowish or warmer which doesn’t put a strain on the eyes. With the launch of the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X, Apple rolled out a new feature called “True Tone”, which is by default enabled in all-new latest iPhones. 

What True Tone does is that it adjust the color of your iPhone’s display according to the lights of your surrounding. If the surroundings are warmer then the display will also become yellowish which will in the long-term don’t damage your eyes. 

But there are some occasions when you may need to disable this “True Tone” feature such as while watching movies on your iPhone or clicking photos on your iPhone. On such occasions, the “True Tone” feature seems nuisance for a lot of people, and as I mentioned this feature is by default enabled on all new iPhones. So, someone may not sure about how to disable or turn off this feature.

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If you don’t know how to turn off True Tone display feature on your iPhone running on iOS 13 then you are at the right place, because in this article, I will tell you all ways by which you can turn this feature OFF. 

There are two different ways, one is a common way another is a shortcut if you want to disable and enable true tone within 1-2 seconds then you can use that short way. Both are explained in this article. 

Now without wasting time let’s have a look at the first common way by which you can turn off the true tone display in iOS 13.

How to Disable True Tone in iOS 14/ 13

Below are the steps which you need to follow if you want to turn off the default True Tone feature on your iPhone running in iOS 13. At the end of these steps, images are included which will help you in understanding them fast.

  1. Open Settings of your iPhone.
  2. Go to “Display & Brightness”. 
  3. Toggle the switch of “True Tone” to turn it OFF.
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Turn off true tone

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Although this is a quite short procedure, there is another quick way of doing so as well.

Yes, in another way, you can disable or turn off True Tone, from the Control Centre of your iPhone. This method is explained below.

How to Turn Off True Tone Display on iPhone

This is a short method in which you can just turn off the true tone right from the control center of your iOS 13 device. 

1. Open control center of your iPhone by swiping up from the bottom on iPhone 8, and on iPhone X, 11 by swiping down from the top right corner. 

2. Now Press and hold the brightness module from the control center. 


3. You will see three options, “Dark Mode”, “Night Shift”, and “True Tone”. 

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Turn Off true tone

4. Tap on “True Tone” to Disable or Enable it whenever you want. 

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That’s were the steps of the second method which can also be followed to turn off the true tone display feature on an iPhone. 

Now you know about two different ways that can be used to disable true tone display on any iPhone running iOS 13.

Some of you might have doubts about whether to enable or disable true tone daily. For you, I have given my suggestion about it as below.

Enabled or Disabled True Tone, Which is better?

I recommend keeping the True Tone display enabled because there are a lot of advantages to doing so. Like sometimes your eyes got turned after using your iPhone a lot, true tone display delays it.

For example, If your eyes started straining after 2 hours of continuous use of your iPhone, then if you enabled true tone display your eyes will start straining about after 4 hours. 

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Another advantage of keeping true tone display ON is that it helps you in maintaining your natural sleeping cycle. A lot of you may know that using iPhone, computer or any digital product with a display before going to bed is harmful. One cannot sleep easily after watching screens before going to bed, but if true tone display is enabled then one may not suffer any sleeping problem.

All the above-mentioned benefits convince me and a lot of people to keep True tone display enabled most of the time. And you can disable it while watching Netflix or Movies on your iPhone or while taking pictures.

If you have any queries regarding True Tone display then you can tell us by commenting them in the comment box below. 

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