Accessibility is one of the most adorable features in iOS. With a number of highly user-friendly features like AssistiveTouch, it’s a major asset for differently-abled people. With iOS 10, Accessibility has got even better.

The latest iOS version allows you to activate color filters. If you have brightness sensitivity or color blindness, it can be extremely helpful for you. Moreover, there are specific filters which have ideally designed for a particular type of color blindness. Let’s check out how they work!

How to Use Display Accommodations and Color Filters in iOS 10 on iPhone or iPad

How to Use Color Filters in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad

  • To use Display Accommodations, make sure you have iPhone 5s or later. On earlier devices, you will have a switch each for Grayscale and Invert colors.

How to Enable Color Filters on iPhone/iPad

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iPhone.

Launch Settings app on your iPhone

Step #2. Tap on GeneralAccessibility.

Tap on General, then Tap on Accessibility

Step #3. Tap on Display Accommodations.

Tap on Display Accommodations

Step #4. Tap on Color Filters.

Tap on Color Filters

Step #5. Now, toggle on the switch next to Color Filters.

Toggle on the switch next to Color Filters

Step #6. Next, you need to tap on a Color Filter:

Tap on a Color Filter, You have four options

You have four options:

  • Grayscale
  • Red/Green Filter for Protanopia
  • Green/Red Filter for Deuteranopia
  • Blue/Yellow Filter for Tritanopia

The three images at the top of the Color Filters screen will show how the filter will affect the look of your device. You can also swipe through them to check out.

How to change Color Tint of iPhone/iPad’s Screen

Have you light or color sensitivity? There is an option to change the color tint of your device’ screen.

Step #1. Launch Settings app → GeneralAccessibilityDisplay Accommodations.

Step #2. Tap on Color Filters → Toggle on the switch next to Color Filters.

Step #3. Tap on Color Tint.

Tap on Color Tint

Step #4. Now, you need to tap and drag the Intensity slider to have the desired intensity.

Tap and drag Intensity slider to have the desired intensity

Step #5. Next, you will have to tap and drag the Hue slider from the bottom to get your desired color tint.

tap and drag Hue slider to get your desired color tint

just tap the switch next to Color Filters, and that’ll set everything back to normal.

How to Reduce White Point in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad

Do you want to dim the brightness of whites as well as bright colors on your iPhone? You need to enable Reduce White Point. In terms of functionality, it is slightly different than just dimming the brightness of your device as it seems to add a layer of transparent fog across your iPhone’s screen. If you have brightness sensitivity, it can be very helpful to you.

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iPhone → GeneralAccessibilityDisplay Accommodations.

Step #2. Toggle on the switch next to Reduce White Point.

Toggle on the switch next to Reduce White Point

Step #3. Now, you need to drag the slider to have the ideal setting. It allows you to reduce White Point from 25% to 100%.

Drag the slider to have the ideal setting

How to Turn on “Invert Colors” in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad

If you have color blindness or low vision, you can invert colors of your iPhone’s screen. It will make a bit easy to use your device.

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iPhone → GeneralAccessibilityDisplay Accommodations.

Step #2. Next, you need to toggle on the switch next to Invert Colors.

Toggle on the switch next to Invert Colors

That’s it! Now, time to enjoy using your iPhone at your preferred setting. What do you think of Accessibility? We would like to have your feedback in the comments below or on on Facebook,Twitter, and Google Plus.