How to Switch Focus Modes from iPhone Lock Screen in iOS 16  

Apart from making your iPhone stand out from the rest, customization also amps up the style quotient. That’s the reason why Lock Screen customization in iOS 16 has managed to grab a lot of eyeballs. The ability to design the Lock Screen with different widgets, customize font and color, and even change the clock style has enormously appealed to people who are fond of personalization. If you are also one of them, chances are you would like to know how to switch Focus Modes from iPhone Lock Screen in iOS 16. Sounds cool? Let me help you get going!

Switch Focus Modes from iPhone Lock Screen in iOS 16 or Later: Handy Tip

Though it’s pretty simple to enable and switch Focus Modes from the Control Center, I find it more convenient to get it done from the Lock Screen. And I guess, once you have unraveled this nifty feature, you may also be in the same boat.

Step 1. Unlock your iPhone with Face ID or Touch ID.

Step 2. Now, long press on the screen to bring up the Lock Screen wallpaper gallery.

Step 3. If required, swipe left or right to find the wallpaper. After that, tap on the Focus button at the bottom of the screen.

Step 4. Next, choose the desired Focus profile that you want to enable and then tap on the X button at the top right corner of the menu finish.  

Switch Focus Modes from iPhone Lock Screen 

That’s it!

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is a Focus Filter on iPhone?

Focus filters offer you the freedom to customize how apps and specific features like Dark Mode behave when you have a focus profile enabled.

2. How do you hide your Focus Status from others?

Head over to the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad -> Focus -> Focus Status and then turn off the toggle.

3. How do you disallow notifications from specific people during Focus Mode?

Go to the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad -> Focus -> choose a Focus profile -> Under Allow Notifications section, choose People, and then do the needful.

Signing off…

Yeah, from now onwards, you will no longer need to hop into the Settings or bring up the Control Center to kickstart a Focus profile as and when the need arrives. Just unlock the device and switch to the desired Focus Mode. Have you got any feedback to share related to this guide? Make sure to send your invaluable thoughts via the comments section below.

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