How to Disable Screenshots on Your iPhone

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Are you an iPhone user looking for a way to disable screenshots on your device? Did you know that this feature is available on iPhone 8 and above?

If you’re looking for a way to prevent screenshots from being taken on your iPhone, then this blog post is for you. We’ll walk through the steps of disabling screenshots on your iPhone 8 and above in detail so that you can be sure that your data is safe from unwanted screenshots.

The first step when it comes to disabling screenshots is to open up the Settings application on your iPhone device. Once opened, swipe down and tap on the Accessibility option. Under the Physical & Motor section, tap on the Touch option. This will bring up a list of options related to touch features. Find and tap on Back Tap. Then, select Double Tap from the list of options presented. Finally, select None as your option and click ‘OK’ when prompted. You have now successfully disabled screenshots on your iPhone!

Now that we’ve disabled screenshotting through our settings, we can also take steps to detect and prevent any further screenshotting attempts by other users in our app. To do this, open up the Native tab in the Project Settings dialog box and expand the Android Mobile/Tablet sub-tab. In the Miscellaneous section of this dialog box, enable the Disable Application Screenshot check box by selecting it with a tick mark symbol next to it (?). By doing so, any attempts at taking a screenshot within our app will be detected and deleted post-detection automatically!

We hope this blog post was helpful in guiding you through disabling screenshots on your iPhone 8 or higher devices! If you have any further questions about how to do this or anything else related to protecting data security online, don’t hesitate to reach out – we’ll be more than happy to help!

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Turning Off Screenshots on an iPhone

To turn off screenshots on your iPhone, open the Settings application on your device and tap on the General option. Under General, scroll down and select Accessibility. Under Accessibility, select AssistiveTouch. Then toggle off the ‘Screenshot’ option to disable screenshots on your device. You can also turn off ‘Triple-Click Home’ if you don’t want to use it for taking screenshots.

Changing Screenshot Settings on an iPhone

To change the screenshot settings on your iPhone, go to Settings > Accessibility > Touch. On the “Touch Settings” screen, scroll down until you see the “Back Tap” option and tap it. Here you have a choice of assigning the screenshot action to either two taps (“Double Tap”) or three taps (“Triple Tap”) on the back of your iPhone. Select the option you’d like and you’re all set. Now when you tap twice (or three times) on the back of your phone, a screenshot will be taken.

Accessing Screenshot Settings on an iPhone

The screenshot settings on an iPhone can be adjusted by going to Settings > General > Accessibility > AssistiveTouch. From there, you can turn the feature off and on, adjust the screenshot options, and customize the way screenshots are taken, including choosing whether to use a single tap or a two-finger click. You can also choose where your screenshots will be saved, whether in Photos or Files.

Turning Off Screenshots on iPhone 11

To turn off screenshots on your iPhone 11, open the Settings app and select ‘General’. Then, select ‘Accessibility’ and scroll down to the section labeled ‘AssistiveTouch’. Tap ‘AssistiveTouch’ and toggle the switch off to disable screenshots on your device. You can also press the side button and volume up button at the same time for a few seconds until you see a confirmation message on the screen that screenshots have been disabled.


In conclusion, disabling screenshots on an iPhone device is possible by accessing the Settings application and navigating to the Accessibility section. From here, users can access the Touch option and select Back Tap. Then, they can tap Double Tap and select None from the pop-up menu. Finally, in the Native tab of the Project Settings dialog box, users can enable the Disable Application Screenshot check box to prevent any screenshots from being taken in their app. Additionally, developers have the option of detecting when a screenshot is taken and deleting it post-detection.

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James Walker

James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.