In addition to the customizable lock screen in iOS 16, Focus Mode has also been upgraded to make it more useful to users. Let’s take a look at what’s new. And how does it work with the lock screen on iPhone?
What’s New in iOS 16 Focus Mode? How does it work with the lock screen?
Focus Mode In iOS 16, new settings have been tweaked. It comes with three main new features: Link to work with the lock screen, custom home page settings, and filters for focus mode. Make it easier for users to keep track of what matters. Let’s take a look at these 3 Hands-on features to set up and work.
1. Link Focus Mode to Lock Screen
Touch and hold on the lock screen > select the Link Focus mode icon > select the focus mode you want to link to the lock screen.
Once we have successfully linked focus mode to the lock screen. when we turn on focus mode This lock screen will then be displayed. or if we set this focus mode to turn on at the desired time The lock screen will also be displayed according to the activation of the autofocus mode.
When we are in focus mode, such as focus mode when working. The lock screen that we have linked and set to optimize the widget for will be displayed.
2. Set up a custom home page. for focus mode
In addition to setting up lock screen links suitable for different focus modes, we can also set up a home page that selects the necessary apps to display on the home screen. to suit the activation of the focus mode.
Set by going to Settings (Settings) > Focus > select the focus mode that you want to adjust, such as focus mode at work (Work) > at the bottom, tap to select the home screen. (We can also set the Apple Watch face to be linked to Focus Mode.)
Then choose to add a new home page. Or may choose an existing home page. You can then customize the app that is suitable for the focus mode, such as the focus mode when working. Select only the apps you need for work.
when we turn on focus mode The home screen will only display apps set for this focus mode. which this setting It will help us focus on what needs to be done effectively. Because we can choose to display only necessary apps on the home page. It keeps us from being distracted by apps or other entertainment media.
3. Filter for Focus Mode (Focus Filter)
The Focus Filter setting allows Calendar, Mail, Messages, and Safari to display only content related to focus mode. Make activities in focus mode more efficient.
Set it by going to Settings > Focus > select the focus mode you want to adjust > scroll down to Focus Filters > Add Filter.
Set permissions for app notifications. Each app has different filter settings. And below can also set system filters. By setting the power saving mode and dark mode on or off. When focus mode works
And here’s what’s new with the Focus mode in iOS 16. It’s obvious that tweaking the focus mode makes the user focus more efficient. Can be customized to suit each focus mode according to the user’s lifestyle, so we can wait to use iOS 16 later this year (iOS 16 is currently in beta testing only).