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Apple raises iOS 13.1 and iPadOS until September 24

The most striking new feature with iOS 13 is the dark theme, which gives a darker tint over the interface and in many apps. It is a big difference with the clear white screens that have dominated iOS for years and it is something that people have wanted for a long time.

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You can manually switch themes between & # 39; s via the Control Center or by diving into the Settings app each time, but luckily Apple has offered the phone a way to automatically switch between light and dark depending on the time of day. day or sunset and sunrise cycles. This way you can have a lighter theme during the day when you are in brightly lit areas and then a darker theme that & # 39; in the evening and & # 39; easier at night.

Setting up automatic switching is easy, although Apple does not ask you to do this when you first install iOS 13 or set up a new phone. Here's how you can have your iPhone automatically change the theme:

  • Check if your device is running iOS 13 or higher (Settings> General> Software update on an iPhone 6S, iPad Air 2 or newer)
  • Open the Settings app and go to Display & brightness
  • Enable the Automatic setting under Appearance
  • Tap the Options button to set the appearance schedule
  • Choose Sunset to Sunrise, which uses your phone's location to switch between light and dark appearance when the sun goes down, or set your own custom schedule
  • That's all, now your phone will automatically change its appearance based on your schedule or solar cycles.

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