How to set colour filters on Apple devices

This is a quick guide on how to use the Display Accommodations available on Apple devices, in particular how to change the screen tint, invert colours and achieve a greyscale.

  • Choose "Settings" from the main screen of your device.
  • Select "General"
  • Select "Accessibility"
  • Select "Display Accommodations"
  • To invert the colours (black background with white text) swipe right on the “Invert Colours” button
  • To reduce the white point, swipe right on the “Reduce White Point” button. A slider will appear, adjust to reduce the intensity of bright colours.

  • For other colours select "Colour filters". Turn the colour filters on by swiping right on the button.

There are five options to select from:

  • Greyscale
  • Red/Green filter (protanopia)
  • Green/Red filter (deuternopia)
  • Blue/Yellow filter (Tritanopia)
  • Colour Tint

The Red/Green, Green/Red and Blue/Yellow filters when selected all have an intensity slider, so you can determine how strong the filter appears.

 The Colour Tint will allow you to have a custom filter. Adjust the “Hue” to colour. Then adjust the intensity to determine how strong the filter appears.

Downloadable Guide

Download our illustrated guide on how to set colour filters on Apple devices

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