Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2021)

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2021)

iPadOS 17

Select lock screen settings

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You can set several lock screens on your tablet and select different settings for them, such as background image, widgets and focus mode.

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1. Add new lock screen

Press and hold anywhere on the lock screen.

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1. Add new lock screen

Press the add icon.

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1. Add new lock screen

Press the required category and follow the instructions on the screen to select the required background image.

Depending on your choice, you can adjust the appearance of your lock screen background, e.g. by selecting colour filter and depth effect.
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2. Customise lock screen widgets

To customise the way the lock screen date is displayed, press the date widget and follow the instructions on the screen to select the required widget display mode.

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2. Customise lock screen widgets

To customise the way the lock screen time is displayed, press the clock widget and follow the instructions on the screen to select the required settings.

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2. Customise lock screen widgets

To add more lock screen widgets, press the widget field and follow the instructions on the screen to select the required widgets.

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3. Save lock screen

Press Add.

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3. Save lock screen

To use the same colour theme on the home screen, press Set as Wallpaper Pair.

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3. Save lock screen

To use a different look for the home screen, press Customise Home Screen and follow the instructions on the screen to select the required settings.

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4. Link lock screen to focus mode

Press Focus.

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4. Link lock screen to focus mode

Press the required focus mode.

You can set your tablet to use a specific lock screen with a specific focus mode.
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4. Link lock screen to focus mode

Press the close icon.

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4. Link lock screen to focus mode

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen when you're done.

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5. Change lock screen

Press and hold anywhere on the lock screen.

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5. Change lock screen

Slide your finger right or left on the screen to select the required lock screen.

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5. Change lock screen

Press the required lock screen.

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6. Customise lock screen

Press and hold anywhere on the lock screen.

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6. Customise lock screen

Slide your finger right or left on the screen to select the required lock screen.

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6. Customise lock screen

Press Customise and follow the instructions on the screen to customise the selected lock screen.

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6. Customise lock screen

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen when you're done.

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7. Delete lock screen

Press and hold anywhere on the lock screen.

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7. Delete lock screen

Slide your finger upwards on the required lock screen.

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7. Delete lock screen

Press the delete icon.

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7. Delete lock screen

Press Delete This Wallpaper.

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8. Return to the home screen

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen to return to the home screen.

1. Add new lock screen

Press and hold anywhere on the lock screen.
Press the add icon.
Press the required category and follow the instructions on the screen to select the required background image.
Depending on your choice, you can adjust the appearance of your lock screen background, e.g. by selecting colour filter and depth effect.

2. Customise lock screen widgets

To customise the way the lock screen date is displayed, press the date widget and follow the instructions on the screen to select the required widget display mode.
To customise the way the lock screen time is displayed, press the clock widget and follow the instructions on the screen to select the required settings.
To add more lock screen widgets, press the widget field and follow the instructions on the screen to select the required widgets.

3. Save lock screen

Press Add.
To use the same colour theme on the home screen, press Set as Wallpaper Pair.
To use a different look for the home screen, press Customise Home Screen and follow the instructions on the screen to select the required settings.

4. Link lock screen to focus mode

Press Focus.
Press the required focus mode.
You can set your tablet to use a specific lock screen with a specific focus mode.
Press the close icon.
Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen when you're done.

5. Change lock screen

Press and hold anywhere on the lock screen.
Slide your finger right or left on the screen to select the required lock screen.
Press the required lock screen.

6. Customise lock screen

Press and hold anywhere on the lock screen.
Slide your finger right or left on the screen to select the required lock screen.
Press Customise and follow the instructions on the screen to customise the selected lock screen.
Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen when you're done.

7. Delete lock screen

Press and hold anywhere on the lock screen.
Slide your finger upwards on the required lock screen.
Press the delete icon.
Press Delete This Wallpaper.

8. Return to the home screen

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen to return to the home screen.

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