How to Change iPad Auto-Lock and Passcode Settings

Learn how to change the Auto-Lock and Passcode settings to extend the timeout period for an iPad.

Instructions: 

Auto-Lock

Auto-Lock is the amount of time that elapses before the iPad turns off the display and you have to swipe the screen to resume.

Choose Settings > General > Auto-Lock.

Auto-Lock can be set up to 15 minutes

Please note the battery drains faster with longer Auto-Lock times.

iPad Auto-Lock Settings Options

Passcode Lock

Passcode Lock is the amount of time that elapses before the screen locks and you have to enter your passcode to resume.

Choose Settings> General > Passcode Lock.

Passcode lock can be set up to 1 hour.

iPad Passcode Settings Options  

 

 

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