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[Updated 2023] How to Remove Camera from Lock Screen iPhone


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All iPhones come with a default setting. If you swipes left on the screen, it will open up the camera even if the phone is screen locked. While this feature is quite useful to take snaps quickly, it also compromises your privacy. For instance, anyone can take photos without your permission.

That’s why many iOS users prefer disabling iPhone camera lock screen to bar third-party users from taking unauthorized photos. In this article, we will give you a step-by-step guide on how to remove camera from lock screen iPhone.

Read this article to learn how to do that in a jiffy.

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3 Ways to Remove Camera from Lock Screen on iPhone

Depending on the different iOS versions running on the market, follow the below procedures to disable camera on iPhone.

1 How to Remove Camera from Lock Screen iPhone in iOS 16 and 15

Here is the example to remove camera from lock screen iPhone on iOS 15 or iOS 16. Once you've disabled the camera access from the lock screen, you will no longer see the camera icon or be able to access the camera without unlocking your iPhone first.

Step 1 Go to "Settings > Screen Time > Continue."

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Step 2 Then, click and turn on "Content & Privacy Restrictions," and get into "Allowed Apps" to turn off "Camera."

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Step 3 Now you can go back to the lock screen to make sure your camera is disabled.

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As a good and efficient method is, it will disable the camera from the lock screen. However, it will remove the camera from the home screen as well, and you can't use it any more.

1 How to Disable Camera from the Lock Screen in iOS 12

When it comes to removing iPhone camera lock screen on iOS 12, the procedure is a bit different.

Step 1 Head to "Settings > Screen Time > Content & Privacy Restrictions” and turn on the button.

Step 2 Then, go back and tap “Always Allowed” to see all the available apps. Choose "Camera" and tap "Remove" icon to disable it.

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After implementing the aforementioned steps, lock your iPhone and check if the camera is showing up or not. If the camera is still on the lock screen, please repeat above steps.

3 How to Disable Camera from the Lock Screen in iOS 11

This method is viable for users who have iPhones running on iOS 11 or earlier. They can simply turn off the iPhone camera lock from the Lock screen after enabling Restrictions in Settings.

Step 1 Go to "Settings > General > Restrictions" and click on "Enable Restrictions."

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Step 2 After entering a restrictions paacode, turn off "Camera" option to remove camera.

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Now, you won’t see camera on the lock screen as well as on the home screen. You may have to install a credible camera app from the App Store to keep taking snaps.

FAQs about Remove Camera from iPhone Lock Screen

We have gathered and answered several common queries of users pertaining to removing iPhone camera lock screen.

1 How to remove other features in iPhone lock screen?

Apple allows users to disable or remove other features from the iPhone lock screen as well. You can clear Siri, Control Center, Wallet, Home Control, Today View, and other similar features off the locked iPhone. You can follow the steps:

Step 1 Head to "Settings > Face ID & Passcode" (Touch ID & Paacode on older iPhones), and enter your passcode to get in.

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Step 2 Then, scroll down and focus on “ALLOW ACCESS WHEN LOCKED.” column. Turn off "Notification Center," "Control Center" and "Siri."

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2Can I access the album from Camera in lock screen?

The answer is No. Even if you’ve allowed the camera access on the locked iPhone, no one can access Photos without entering the passcode or face ID/Touch ID. This feature aims to protect your privacy and security.

How to Remove iPhone Lock Screen without Passcode

Forgetting the iPhone's screen passcode is very frustrating as it renders your device virtually useless. That’s where iMyFone LockWiper comes into play and allows users to bypass the screen lock without passcode.

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Here is the video and text guide to use iMyFone LockWiper to unlock the screen passcode.

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Step 1.Install and launch iMyFone LockWiper, choose the "Unlock Screen Passcode" option.

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Step 2. After click "Start," connect your iPhone to computer by using a USB cable, and wait for downloading the firmware.

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Step 3. After the extraction of firmware is completed, click "Start Unlock".

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Step 4.Then, type "000000" to confirm, and LockWiper starts to bypass the screen lock on your iPhone.

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Step 5.Wait for a while, the screen lock on your iPhone will be bypassed successfully.

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Ensuring privacy is an important task no matter the iPhone version you’re using. Hopefully, you’ll not face any issue in how to remove camera from lock screen iPhone after reading this guide. Just follow the instructions and disable the lock screen camera without any hassles.

If you ever forget the screen passcode, use iMyFone LockWiper to regain access to your locked device. This tool is compatible with almost all iPhone models and iOS versions.

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