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How to Fix Dim Screen on iPhone and iPad

iOS is widely accepted the best mobile operation system now in the world. However, iPhone and iPad users always report some minor bugs when they are using their iPhone and iPad. After the official release of iOS 10, some iOS users send emails to us and ask how to fix dim screen on their iPhone and iPad. As you know, Apple adds an option into iOS 10 to control the brightness, White Point. In this article, I will show you all the ways you can fix dim screen on iPhone and iPad easily. You can try them one by one until you fix your problem. If all of them failed to solve your problem, find the nearest Apple store and book a service to fix it. You can learn how to fix iPhone stuck in recover mode and how to solve iPhone stuck on Apple Logo.

1. Manually Brighten Your iPhone/iPad Screen

Here is the easiest way to fix dim screen on your iOS devices. Swipe up from the bottom of your screen. You will see the Brightness Bar of your device. Drag the slider to the right until you see the brightness you like. If it doesn’t work, keep on reading. You need to adjust some settings on your iPhone or iPad.

2. Turn Off Auto-Brightness

Some iOS users report that after turning off the Auto-Brightness option, their screens return to normal. Here is how to turn off Auto-Brightness.

Go to “Settings” > “Display & Brightness” and then switch off the “Auto-Brightness” option.

3. Turn off Reduce White Point

Now we are talking about iOS 10’s new function, White Point. This option makes your display dimmer by reducing harsh colors on your screen. However, sometimes it doesn’t work properly and makes your screen stuck in dim.

Go to “Settings” > “General” > “Accessory” > “Display Accommondations”. Turn off the “Reduce White Point”. Now your screen should back to normal.

4. Turn off Zoom

Some iOS users fix this problem after turning off Zoom on their iPhone and iPad. Go to “Settings” > “General” > “Accessibility” and turn off “Zoom”.

5. Reset All Settings

If all the ways above can’t fix your problem on dim screen, you can try to reset all settings on your iPhone. Don’t worry; this only reset all the settings. You won’t lose any data on your iPhone.

Go to “Settings” > “General” > “Reset” > “Reset All Settings”. This will turn all the settings back to default. So as the setting which causes the dim screen of your iPhone and iPad. But you need to set other settings again after your iPhone screen turn into normal.

6. DFU Restore iPhone/iPad

Talking about the most powerful software restore on iOS devices, DFU restore is the answer. The last way you can fix dim screen on iPhone and iPad is DFU restore your device. DFU restore will remove all the software and hardware settings on your iPhone. Before this you need to make a backup file for your iPhone. You can learn how to put iPhone into DFU mode here.

Let’s come to the conclusion. You can fix dim screen on iPhone and iPad with 6 ways by yourself. However, if all the ways can’t solve your problem, go to Apple store and ask for help. Good luck and have a happy iPhone and iPad life.