Prevent iPhone Auto Lock – The iPhone Auto Lock that sets in after every 30 seconds when your iPhone or iPad is in Low Power Mode is pretty annoying for some. It is generally perceived that it saves your battery time. But, in this article I will help you save battery time as well as show you how to prevent Auto-Lock in Low Power Mode. Auto Lock in Low Power Mode implies that the screen doesn’t respond to touch and then it greys out.
I don’t think it truly adds to the general utilization of battery however and therefore I disable auto-lock in my iPhone in Low Power Mode. As such, you can save more of your battery life if you use fewer applications and play fewer games and Auto Lock does little in this regard. On the other hand, Low Power Mode additionally handicaps different functionalities on your iOS device, for example, Siri, Mail Fetch, Background App Refresh and many more.
If this is as much of an annoyance to you as it is to me, let me share with you a method to prevent auto lock in Low Power Mode. This will save you from the hassle of getting your screen go off at regular intervals of about 30 seconds if you don’t do anything about it.
Prevent Auto lock in iPhone in Low Power Mode
Low Power Mode does various things to spare battery but does it have anything to do with Auto-Lock? What Low Power Mode does is that it changes a few settings to spare battery life. It incapacitates programmed receiving of new mail, lessens the brightness of screen, and then some. Applications can identify that your iOS device is in Low Power Mode and they lower their performance value by themselves.
Similarly, in Low Power Mode your iPhone responds sluggishly because its CPU and GPU consumption is decreased by the iOS. All of this results in saving about 40 percent of battery time in Low Power Mode. As you can see, this has nothing to do with Auto-Lock. While you get low performance due to Low Power Mode, it’s not the Auto-Lock but your judicial use of iOS device that impacts your battery life.
Therefore, let’s see how you can prevent auto-lock in Low Power Mode on your iPhone or iPad.
How to Prevent Auto Lock in Low Power Mode
You need Cydia to prevent Auto-lock on iPhone in Low Power Mode. This method to prevent Auto-Lock on iPhone or iPad is for jailbroken devices only.
- Launch Cydia
- Add the repository: http://repo.sparkservers.co.uk/
- Search for NoLowPowerAutoLock, the tweak to prevent Auto-Lock in Low Power Mode.
- Install the tweak.
Once you install this tweak on your iPhone, it will prevent Auto-Lock in Low Power Mode. Your iPhone or iPad won’t Auto-Lock every 30 seconds in Low Power Mode. It also allows you to set the options such that it decreases screen brightness instead of locking the screen.
If this tweak doesn’t work for you and your iPhone/iPad still auto-locks, check your device settings for Auto-Lock option. If the Auto-Lock option is enabled, your device locks off after a regular interval specified in the settings.
Go to Settings > General > Auto-Lock and set it to Never to disable Auto-Lock.
If you’re unsure whether you need to prevent Auto-Lock in Low Power Mode or from Settings, disable auto-lock from Settings as stated above. When you iOS device goes into Low Power Mode, the battery icon will turn yellow. At this point your iPhone will auto-lock every 30 seconds. However, if you’ve successfully installed NoLowPowerAutoLock, it will prevent auto-lock in Low Power Mode on your iPhone or iPad.