iOS 10 comes with a new lock screen requiring to use Touch ID or press the home button and enter a passcode to get in, which is aimed at adding an extra layer of security to your iPhone. While you are on the Lock Screen, you can swipe to the left to open the camera app, or swipe to the right to see a host of widgets. The widgets screen gives you the ability to view snapshots of certain apps and information. But you can also access Spotlight Search right from the Lock Screen by using the search bar located right at the top. You don’t have to worry about privacy, as you will need to unlock your iPhone before accessing the information. Plus, the search results will be limited to Internet sources, excluding any personal date. But the feature comes in handy if you already know what you are looking for. In this post, we will be presenting to you how to search your iPhone from the Lock Screen. Let’s dig in.
Steps to search your iPhone from the Lock Screen
Step 1: Once you are on the Lock Screen, swipe right to the right to reveal the Widgets page.
Step 2: You should see the search bar located at the top of the page. Simply tap the bar and type what you are looking for.
Step 3: Once you have searched for something like how to make handmade birthday cards, you will be presented with suggested websites, videos, and ideas from Pinterest.
Step 4: Just tap the suggestion you would like to open, and then unlock your phone.
That’s it. Pretty simple right? That’s a cool way to access information on your iPhone or search the web in a quick manner.
If you have any questions or concerns about searching your iPhone from the Lock Screen, put them in the comments section below, and we will be happy to help you out with the problem you may have.
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