How To Turn Off Flashlight On iPhone 13 [Mini, Pro & Pro Max]


Apple’s new iPhone 13 devices can works as a torch at night with the help of LED flash. It has a doubled flashlight. But it isn’t delightful when iPhone 13 turns on the flashlight automatically. The lock screen of the new iPhone 13 models has a flashlight and camera icon on the left and right bottom corner to open the function without unlocking the device quickly. 

Sometimes when users mistakenly press the left flashlight button on the left bottom corner, it turns on the flashlight. Most users found this function very useful, while many users are annoyed with an automatic flashlight on iPhone 13 devices. Let’s find out how to disable the flashlight on iPhone 13 series. 

How To Turn Off Flashlight On iPhone 13 Series

There are two ways to turn off the flashlight on iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13 Pro, & iPhone 13 Pro Max. 

How To Turn Off Flashlight on iPhone 13 Without Swiping Up

Let’s start with the quickest way to shut down flashlight on iPhone 13.

  1. Wake up your iPhone 13 with a single tap on the screen, or you can use the lock button on the ride side.
  2. Press and hold your finger on the flashlight icon on the left bottom corner until the icon turns black.

How To Turn Off Flashlight on iPhone 13 From Control Center 

If you don’t want to go with the above method, you also use the Control Center on iPhone 13 to shut down the flashlight. 

  1. Swipe down from the right top corner of the screen to open Control Center. 
  2. Tap on the Flashlight icon to turn it off. 

That’s it.

You can also ask Siri or use Back Tap feature of the device to turn off or on flashlight on iPhone 13 models. Even there is Flashlight shortcut available in the Shortcuts app.

Can I Remove Flashlight From Lock Screen on iPhone 13?

Ever since many users found the Flashlight icon on the home screen of iPhone 13 bothersome, they want to remove the flashlight from the lock screen o the iPhone 13 model. Unfortunately, there is no option in the system to remove or change the flashlight from iPhone 13’s home screen.

From the iPhone X series, the flashlight option is there on the lock screen of the device. Even users throughout the years asked for the way to remove the flashlight from the iPhone home screen. But Apple has not added any option yet on any iPhone and iOS. 

Let’s wait for the next iOS 16 update. We can hope to get a flashlight removal option next year. While using iPhone 13, if you noticed any other annoying feature, please don’t hesitate to share with us in the comment box.

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