How to Turn Off iPhone Light

Joel Mason

iPhone, Tutorials

In this tutorial, we will guide you on how to turn off the light on your iPhone. Sometimes, you may find the need to disable the light or dim it for various reasons. Whether it’s to save battery life or simply to avoid distractions in certain situations, knowing how to control the light on your iPhone can be handy.

Turning Off the Light

To turn off the light on your iPhone, follow these simple steps:

  1. Step 1: Unlock your iPhone by entering your passcode or using Face ID/Touch ID.
  2. Step 2: Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to access the Control Center.
  3. Step 3: Look for the flashlight icon, which resembles a small flashlight. It is usually located in the bottom-left corner of the Control Center.
  4. Step 4: Tap on the flashlight icon once to turn off the light. The icon will no longer be highlighted, indicating that the light is off.

Dimming the Light

If you want to dim the light instead of completely turning it off, follow these steps:

  1. Step 1: Access the Control Center by swiping up from the bottom of your iPhone’s screen.
  2. Step 2: Locate and tap on the flashlight icon as mentioned earlier.
  3. Step 3: Instead of tapping once to turn off, press and hold down on the flashlight icon.
    • Note:
      • If you have a newer iPhone model with 3D Touch, apply pressure to the flashlight icon to reveal additional options.
      • If you have an older iPhone model without 3D Touch, simply press and hold down on the flashlight icon.
  4. Step 4: A slider will appear on the screen, allowing you to adjust the brightness of the light. Move the slider to your desired level of brightness.
  5. Step 5: Release your finger from the screen once you have set the desired brightness level.


Controlling the light on your iPhone is a straightforward process. Whether you want to turn it off completely or adjust its brightness, following these steps will help you achieve your desired outcome. Remember that turning off or dimming the light can help conserve battery life and reduce distractions when needed.

We hope this tutorial has been helpful in guiding you through turning off or dimming the light on your iPhone. Feel free to explore more features and settings on your device to customize it according to your preferences.

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