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iPhone locked but still show time?

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Sparky Marky Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Nov 14, 2012 2:52 AM

Is it possible to lock the iPhone 5, but for the screen to still show the time? - so I can tell the time without having to press anything. I guess it might be like a screensaver app.


I can do this with my 12 year old Nokia but not on my iPhone 5!



iPhone 5, iOS 6.0.1
  • Meg St._Clair Level 8 Level 8 (37,475 points)
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    Nov 14, 2012 4:25 AM (in response to Sparky Marky)

    When the iPhone screen is locked, it is completely black. To tell the time, you need to push either the Home button or the power button. What you want is not possible on the iPhone.


    You can probably pick up a cheap watch for $10 USD that will let you tell the time without pushing any buttons.


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