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Disable iPhone Widgets On Lock Screen

Apple especially improved the functionality of the iPhone Lock Screen in iOS 10. One of these improvements is the Today View with the so-called Widgets which allow you the access app content without unlocking the iPhone. You just have to swipe right on the Lock Screen to get there. However, if you do not (want to) use it or want that other people use it on your iPhone, you can easily disable this feature.

Below is a little guide to show you how to disable the Today View on Lock Screen:

  • Open the Settings and go to Touch ID & Passcode. Then you have to type in your Passcode.

  • Scroll down to the section “Allow Access When Locked” and disable the Today View by tapping the button next to it, so that it turns white.

Now you have blocked the Widgets on your Lock Screen. In addition you have the option to disable other features for the Lock Screen to protect your privacy. Read more…