How to Fix iPhone Screen Brightness Issues [Solved]

Many iPhone users have reported that they are facing an issue where the iPhone screen brightness gets dimmed every now and then. It is causing discomfort for iPhone users to use the iPhone.

Some users were not able to see anything on their iPhone screen in spite of being in the dark area. This could be because of the brightness settings on the iPhone, the technical software bug within the iPhone, the zoom feature, and so on.

On analyzing these factors above which can be responsible for this issue, we have explained a bunch of fixes below in this article which will definitely going to help you in fixing the issue.

Fix 1 – Disable the Auto-Brightness Settings

When the auto-brightness setting on the iPhone is enabled, it changes according to the surrounding light. It means when the iPhone is in a dark room, the brightness decreases automatically and when it is under a bright light, it will increase. So disabling this setting might help in fixing this problem.

Let us see how this can be done using the steps below.

Step 1: You need to open the Settings app first on your iPhone.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap on the Accessibility option as shown in the below image.


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Step 3: Now select the Display & Text Size option by clicking on it.


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Step 4: Scroll down to its bottom and disable the Auto-Brightness option by tapping on its toggle button as shown below.


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Fix 2 – Turn Off the Reduce White Point Settings

When the intensity of the bright colours on the iPhone is reduced drastically, it appears to be dull and the user feels iPhone screen brightness is decreased. Also, make sure to disable the colour filters on the iPhone using the steps explained below.

Step 1: Head to the Settings app first on your iPhone.

Step 2: Then find the Accessibility option and tap on it.


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Step 3: Next choose the Display & Text Size option by tapping on it.


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Step 4: Now you will find the Reduce White Point option at the bottom of the page.

Step 5: You have to turn it off by toggling its switch to disable it as shown below.


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Step 6: After disabling it, tap on the Colour Filters option as shown.


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Step 7: Make sure it is disabled by tapping its toggle button.


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Fix 3 – Turn Off the Zoom feature on the iPhone

Many iPhone users have claimed that they have been able to fix this issue by disabling the zoom feature on their iPhones. Let us try turning off the zoom feature on an iPhone using the steps below.

Step 1: All you need to do is first open the Settings app on your iPhone.

Step 2: You need to scroll down and tap on the Display & Brightness option.


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Step 3: At the bottom of the page, click on the View option under the Display Zoom section.


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Step 4: Now ensure that the Default type is selected.

Step 5: After that, click on the Done option at the top right side as shown in the below screenshot.


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Fix 4 – Reset All Settings

When none of the methods that you tried in this article above are working for you, all you can do is simply reset all settings on your iPhone which will definitely go to resolve this issue.

Follow the steps below on how to reset all settings on an iPhone.

Step 1: First of all, go to the Settings app on your iPhone by clicking on the settings icon from the home screen.

Step 2: Next, scroll down the settings page and tap on the General option as shown in the below screenshot.


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Step 3: Now at the bottom of the general page, click on the Transfer or Reset iPhone option as shown below.


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Step 4: After that, tap on the Reset option.


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Step 5: It will pop up a context menu window on the screen.

Step 6: Please click on the Reset All Settings option from the menu as shown in the below image.


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Step 7: This might ask you to enter your passcode to continue.


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Step 8: After you enter your correct passcode, tap on the Reset All Settings option on the confirm pop-up menu as shown.


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Step 9: This starts to reset all the settings on your iPhone and after it is done, you probably have to re-sign into all the network connections for the internet, etc.


Additional Fix

Try adjusting the brightness

While using any phone, it happens usually that we change certain things and forget later. So the brightness factor might have been decreased unknowingly by you or some other user.

Therefore to adjust the brightness, open the Control Centre by swiping down from the top right side of the iPhone screen and you will find the brightness setting. Swipe it up or down to increase or decrease the screen brightness on your iPhone.

Force Restart your iPhone

Most iPhone users have experienced that force restarting the iPhone helped them in resolving many major problems that occurred on their iPhones. Here are the steps below which explain how to force restart your iPhone.

Step 1: Firstly to force restart your iPhone, you have to press the volume up button at once and then release it.

Step 2: Once done, you now have to press the volume down button and release it.

Step 3: Now press the power button on the side of your iPhone for around 10 seconds till you see the Apple logo sign on the screen.

Step 4: After the iPhone starts, try and check if the problem is resolved.

Update the iPhone

The hardware feature on any iPhone works well when it is supported by the updated software otherwise it will not work appropriately. So we recommend our users try updating their iPhone’s iOS by first going to the Settings page on their iPhone. Then navigate to the General option and select the Software Update option by clicking on it.

It might take a few seconds to load the page with the latest iPhone update available. Please make sure the iPhone has a good internet connection in order to search for updates.

Once there are updates, please download and install them to get your iPhone updated with the latest version.


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Cool your iPhone

We have been getting many reports these days which explain that one of the main causes for several types of issues related to the iPhone screen is the overheating problem. When your overheat your iPhone, this can make the iPhone screen look dim.

So try not to overcharge your iPhone and avoid using wireless charging to reduce the heating issue.

Throw some light over the iPhone

When the iPhone screen brightness changes automatically without the user changing it, then it means you need to enter some bright light region. Else what you can try is throw some light over the iPhone using the torch and this will increase the brightness of the iPhone screen.

If you don’t want the iPhone to change its screen brightness according to the brightness around the iPhone, you can try disabling the auto-brightness settings which are explained below.