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How To Activate & Deactivate The iPhone Camera on Lock Screen for iOS 10

With iOS 10, Apple has changed the rather static iPhone Lock screen to a sort of second Home screen. Now there are numerous actions available on the Lock screen, like activating the camera. We want to show you, how it works and how you can deactivate the iPhone camera on the Lock screen.

To start the camera on the Lock screen, you just need to swipe from right to left on your screen. Hence, only one swipe is needed to get into the camera app.

Deactivate the iPhone camera on Lock screen

If you don’t want to use this feature of the camera app on your Lock screen, you can of course deactivate it. You just need to go to the settings app. Go to “General” and then click on “Restrictions”. After typing in your 4-Digit passcode, you can deactivate the feature. Just slide the button next to the camera icon to the left. If you haven’t set up a passcode yet, you must create one at this point.

Settings –> General –> Restrictions –> Camera (deactivate)


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