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How to Stop iPhone from Dimming

Alex Scott,  16 August, 2022
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Summary

Why does my iPhone screen keep dimming with auto-brightness off? Apart from the auto-brightness settings, the lower-power mode and the dark mode will make iPhone screen dimmed. When you want to stop iPhone from dimming, check all possible causes of iPhone keeping dimming, and use the best way to disable iPhone auto dimmer.


iPhone screen keeps dimming when the brightness varies. In fact, it's one technology design to adjust iPhone screen brightness according to the brightness level, it's one protection for your eyes. But some users don't like the brightness dimming and want to stop iPhone from dimming. You have several ways to stop iPhone from dimming according to the cause of iPhone dimming issue.

Part 1: How to Stop iPhone from Dimming from iPhone Settings


There are three types of settings on iPhone can make iPhone keep dimming. So when you want to stop iPhone from dimming, check all three settings on your iPhone one by one:

iPhone Auto-Brightness
It's the first setting on iPhone you should check when iPhone dimming by itself. When the auto-brightness is enabled, iPhone automatically keeps dimming. Disable the auto-brightness settings from iPhone settings to stop iPhone from dimming.

On iPhone home interface, tap on Settings icon.
From settings interface, switch to Accessibility.
From Accessibility, tap on the Display&Text Size.
Disable Auto-Brightness to stop iPhone from dimming.
iPhone won't keep dimming then and you can define iPhone brightness level as you like from control center.
How to Stop iPhone from Dimming

iPhone Dark Mode
When iPhone dark mode was enabled, iPhone screen appearance is dark rather than bright. The dark mode also is named Night-Shift mode, it's up to you to define the dark mode time. iPhone appearance is light over the limited time you've set up.
In fact, when you enabled the dark mode, iPhone is dark all the time, switch to the Light mode directly from settings.
Of course, you should also change the light level when iPhone screen is so light from iPhone control center to protect your eyes.
How to Stop iPhone from Dimming

iPhone Low Power Mode
why does my iPhone keep dimming with auto brightness off? iPhone power is too low to run well, iPhone enabled the low power mode automatically when iPhone battery power is low. It's the way to reduce the power, brightness keeps going down on iPhone.
Not only iPhone screen dimming when the low power mode is enabled, but some features on iPhone are also unavailable. iPhone works normally when the low power mode is disabled, you should charge iPhone immediately so that iPhone has enough power to make all features work normally.
How to Stop iPhone from Dimming
Go to iPhone Settings>Battery>Low Power Mode, turn it off when iPhone charged. To make iPhone work longer, it's better to charge iPhone when the power is low in time. Why does my iPhone screen keep dimming with auto-brightness off? Apart from auto-brightness feature on iPhone, the low power mode and the dark mode will also make iPhone keep dimming. You should check all features to stop iPhone from dimming.


Part 2: Other Ways to Stop iPhone Screen from Dimming


iPhone keeps dimming with auto brightness off and you've disable the low power mode and the dark mode already, iPhone screen is dimmer also, other tips to fix iPhone dims automatically are below.

Tip 1: Restart iPhone
Even that you've disable three settings from the first part, but iPhone keeps auto dimming. Restarting iPhone is one effective method.

Restarting iPhone with power button, when iPhone reboots, if brightness on iPhone keeps dimming also, take further action to stop iPhone from dimming.

Tip 2: Reset iPhone from Settings
You've made some wrong settings on iPhone which makes brightness on iPhone keeps dimming. Reset iPhone from settings to restore all settings of iPhone to factory settings. Settings>General>Reset>Erase All Data and Settings, enter iPhone passcode to confirm the operation. All data and settings on iPhone will be erased then, with full power, if iPhone screen keeps dimming with auto-brightness off, turn to the next tip.

Tip 3: EelPhone OSFixit
EelPhone OSFixit is the tool to fix iPhone system issues, all tips and all settings related to iPhone keeps going dim have done, but iPhone screen keeps dimming also. EelPhone OSFixit is another tip you can have in an essay.
We recommend the standard mode because of the data keeping after the repair process. The standard mode is the first step to stop iPhone from dimming when you're using EelPhone OSFixit.


Step 1: Download EelPhone OSFixit
EelPhone OSFixit is one computer app, prepare one computer and then download EelPhone OSFixit on the computer by clicking on the download button above. Windows or Mac is operable. On the main interface of EelPhone OSFixit, tap on the standard mode which can fix iPhone dim screen without losing data.
How to Stop iPhone from Dimming

Step 2: Connect iPhone to OSFixit
EelPhone OSFixit is one computer app when iPhone screen keeps dimming, plug iPhone into computer using the USB cable, and once plugged into computer with success, you'll see all available ios version from the interface list. Choose one from them to update or downgrade software.
How to Stop iPhone from Dimming

Step 3: The EelPhone OSFixit will download the related iPSW data package. It's automatic to download and unpack the data package. Just keep connection.
How to Stop iPhone from Dimming

Step 4: When the data package is ready, tap on the Repair Now button to fix dimming iPhone screen without losing data.


The guide on the tool makes the whole process easier, the advanced mode has the same step to fix iPhone system issues. When the standard mode can't fix iPhone dimming screen, turn to the advanced mode. Before using the advanced mode, you'd better backup iPhone data in advance.

Tip 4: Dimming iPhone Screen by Replacing Screen
Hardware damage is one possible cause of iPhone dimming screen, when all tips above were done but iPhone dimmed also. Considering the hardware damage, take screen dimming iPhone to the Apple service center.

The screen problem makes iPhone screen dimming, just replace one new iPhone screen. Don't replace the iPhone screen by yourself, it's the job of professional workers.

iPhone brightness keeps dimming in three iPhone settings mode, disable iPhone settings to stop iPhone from dimming. More tips on the article above you should try one by one.


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