iPhone auto-locking in low power mode is pretty annoying. As such if you prevent your iPhone form auto-locking in Low Power Mode it has no significant effect on your overall battery consumption. The Auto-Lock sets in every 30 seconds once your iPhone or iPad enter Low Power Mode. Read on to know how you can prevent Auto-Lock in Low Power Mode in iPhone and still save battery time.
Since the specific feature of auto-lock doesn’t truly impact battery utilization, therefore, I tend to disable auto-lock in low power mode on my iPhone as well as iPad. Auto-Lock in Low Power Mode means that your screen becomes unresponsive to touch and grey out. This happens every 30 seconds when your iPhone is in love power mode.
According to my personal experience and the theory supports, you will save more battery time on your iOS devices by limiting the applications you use in low power mode and the games you play. Auto-lock in low power mode has little significance in the bigger picture of battery utilization by apps and games.
How to Prevent iPhone from Auto Lock in Low Power Mode
I believe there is no harm in preventing auto-lock in low power mode on your iPhone.
Low Power Mode disables quite some functionalities itself in order to preserve battery time. It limits use of Siri, Mail Fetch, Background App Refresh and the like. Similarly, screen brightness reduces, programmed receipt of new mails is interrupted, and applications compromise their performance automatically as they detect that your device is in low power mode.
Overall, your iOS device becomes lethargic, response time increases as iOS decreases CPU and GPU usage. As you can understand, in this bigger picture auto-lock in low power mode is of little significance. The judicial use of your iPhone or iPad in low power mode will save you much more battery time.
Therefore, if you’re as annoyed by the feature of Auto-Lock in Low Power Mode as I am, let me share with you a method to prevent Auto-Lock in iPhone in low power mode. Using this method you won’t need to unlock your iPhone screen every 30 seconds.
Prevent iPhone Auto Locking in Low Power Mode
This method to prevent auto-lock on iPhone in Low Power Mode requires an iPhone or iOS device with. You will need a Cydia tweak which will disable auto-lock in low power mode on your iOS device.
- Launch Cydia
- Add the repository: http://repo.sparkservers.co.uk/
- Search for NoLowPowerAutoLock.
- Install the tweak.
Once installation is complete, the tweak will prevent iPhone from Auto-Locking in Low Power Mode. When your iPhone or iPad enter low power mode, the screen won’t Auto-Lock after every 30 seconds. However, NoLowPowerAutoLock gives you the option to decrease screen brightness in low power mode without auto-locking your device every half a minute.
Prevent auto-lock: NoLowPowerAutoLock isn’t working
If you find that NoLowPowerAutoLock is not working for you and your iPhone is still auto-locking, check if your iOS device even is in low power mode! In low power mode, the battery symbol turns yellow instead of the usual green. If its green and your iPhone is auto-locking or if your iPhone is in low power mode and is auto-locking despite the tweak, you need to check your iOS device settings.
It pretty much seems that you’ve enabled Auto-Lock option in your device. If auto-lock is enabled, your iPhone auto-locks after fixed time intervals whether your iOS device is in low power mode or not.
Go to Settings > General > Auto-Lock and set it to Never to disable Auto-Lock.
Now the tweak will work once your iOS device enters low power mode and it will prevent your iPhone from auto-locking in low power mode. I hope the above information and the method to prevent auto-lock in low power mode helps you get rid of the annoying auto-lock feature.