Do the colors on your iPhone change every night? It may not be a very noticeable difference, but it’s kind of like a yellowish hue that washes over the screen. Or did your iPhone recently start looking this way, and you can’t figure out why? It is likely due to a setting on the iPhone called Night Shift. The iPhone’s Night Shift mode is meant to be easier on your eyes, thereby making it a little easier to fall asleep at night.
But if it’s the middle of the day, or if you would simply prefer not to use Night Shift, then you may be looking for a way to turn it off. Fortunately it is a setting over which you have complete control. Our tutorial will show you where to find the Night Shift setting so that you can disable it and keep your iPhone at its standard color combination for the entire day.
How to Stop Night Shift from Turning on in iOS 10
The steps in this guide were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 10.3.1. This article assumes that the Night Shift setting on your iPhone is either currently active, or that you have a scheduled Night Shift where the iPhone enters that mode at a certain time every day.
Step 1: Open the Settings menu.
Step 2: Select the Display & Brightness option.
Step 3: Touch the Night Shift button.
Step 4: Turn off the Scheduled option and turn off the Manually Enable Until Tomorrow option. Your screen should look like the screen in the example image below.
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Kermit Matthews is a freelance writer based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with more than a decade of experience writing technology guides. He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Computer Science and has spent much of his professional career in IT management.
He specializes in writing content about iPhones, Android devices, Microsoft Office, and many other popular applications and devices.