This guide will demonstrate how to change the colors on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch using iOS 11. This will change the color used in each element of the operating system, making text and icons more easily visible.
This feature can be combined with another accessibility setting like Colour Filters or Increased Contrast.
This feature was changed in iOS 11 to allow two options.
Smart Invert Reverses all screen colors except images, videos, and certain apps with a dark interface.
Classic invert: Inverts all screen colors, including images and videos.
Guide for short
- To open the Accessibility Setting, tap the Settings Icon then General and Accessibility.
- Tap Display Accommodations under the Vision subsection.
- Tap Invert Colors.
- Tap the toggle switch right next to the Colours mode that you wish to use. Choose Smart invert, Classic invert.
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This section will guide you through the process of inverting the screen colors on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch running iOS 11. It also includes pictures of the screens.
Check out the Display Accommodations
- To open the Accessibility Setting, tap the Settings Icon, then General, and finally Accessibility. Tap Display Accommodations under the Vision Section.
Tap Invert Colors
- To see the invert colors options, tap Invert Colours.
Choose Smart Invertor Invert
- A toggle switch is located next to the Invert Colours mode you wish to use. You have the option to choose Smart invert or classic Invert. You can change the colors immediately.
Return to the home screen
- Once you’re satisfied with your settings, select Back at the top of the screen to return to the main accessibility settings screen. Or press the Home button on your device to return to your home screen. For devices older than a Home button, swipe up from the bottom of your screen.