iOS 10 is touted to be the biggest ever iOS update by Apple. With the completely redesigned Notification Center, revamped Messages, 3D Touch in Control Center and more, the latest iOS ecosystem boasts of tons of exquisite features, doesn’t it?

No matter how cool any feature is, it may not be able to charm everyone. There are several features like emoji recommendations, bubble and screen effects which can, at times, become slightly irritating. Luckily, you have the option to disable them with ease. Let’s dive ahead to check out!

How to Disable Annoying Features in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad

How to Disable Bubble and Screen Effects

Messages app in iOS 10 allows you to send iMessages with bubble and screen effects. Bubble effects consist of Slam, Loud, Gentle and Invisible Link options which animate your text bubbles.

Screen effects let you attach animated balloons, confetti, lasers, fireworks as well as a shooting star to your iMessages.

What if you don’t like these features for any personal reasons? There is an option to disable bubble and screen effects.

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iPhone.

Step #2. Tap on General.

Step #3. Tap on Accessibility.

Step #4. Now toggle on the switch next to Reduce Motion.

How to Disable Raise to Wake in iOS 10

The Slide to Unlock has been removed in iOS 10. Instead, Apple has added Raise to Wake feature which turns on your device screen when you pick it up. It means, you no longer need to press the Home button or sleep/wake button to turn on the screen of your iPhone to check out notifications.

If you don’t like Raise to Wake and wish to save some battery by turning it off, you have the option to get it done.

Step #1. Open Settings app.

Step #2. Tap on Display & Brightness.

Step #3. Finally, turn off the switch next to Raise to Wake.

How to Delete Stock Apps in iOS 10

Finally, Apple has allowed you to delete the built-in apps on your iPhone. (Check out this list of removable apps here.)

When you delete a stock app from your Home screen, all the related user data and configuration files are removed. It will have an impact on the related system functions or information on your Apple Watch.

You can easily reinstall any stock app from the App Store if you ever want to get it back.

Step #1. Simply tap and hold down on the app icon until it starts to wiggle.

Step #2. Tap the little x.

Step #3. A popup menu will appear on the screen. Tap on Remove to confirm.

Step #4. Press the Home button to stop the wiggling of apps.

How to Disable 3D Touch in iOS 10 on iPhone 6s/6s Plus or Higher

Introduced with iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, 3D Touch allows you to navigate your device with ease. As for instance, you can quickly access the commonly used actions of any app right from the Home screen by simply 3D touching the app icon.

But, if you aren’t impressed with Touch technology and wish to disable it, there is an option to do so.

Step #1. Open Settings app.

Step #2. Tap on General.

Step #3. Tap on Accessibility.

Step #4. Now, turn off the switch next to 3D Touch.

How to Disable Predictive Keyboard/Contextual Predictions in iOS 10 iPhone/iPad

The Predictive Keyboard now recommends emojis as well. As for instance, if you write happy, it will suggest Smile face. At times, it can prove to be very distracting.

You can turn off Predictive Keyboard if you no longer want contextual predictions.

Step #1. Open Settings app on iOS device.

Step #2. Tap on General followed by Keyboard.

Step #3. Finally, toggle off the Predictive switch.

That’s all there is to it! Is there any feature which you don’t like in iOS 10? Do let us know in the comments below.