How to limit ProMotion displays to 60Hz on iPhone and iPad

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The Apple iPad Pro and iPhone Pro with Promotion the displays support refresh rates up to 120Hz. You can limit it to 60 frames per second, you should have reason. That’s how.

Apple’s ProMotion displays can dynamically resize the refresh rates 10Hz to 120Hz to suit the task you are doing. you can save battery life, to some extent, by limiting the display to 60 frames per second from the “Settings” app Please note that this option does not disable or disable ProMotion technology.

And if battery life is your concern, you can turn on the Low consumption mode, as it automatically activates the frame rate limiting option.

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Which iPhones and iPads have a ProMotion display?

The ProMotion display made its debut with the iPad Pro in 2017. You can find the ProMotion display in these iPad and iPhone models:

– 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2nd to 5th generation)
– iPad Pro 11 inches (1st to 3rd generation)
– 10.5-inch iPad Pro
– iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max

Future iPad Pro and iPhone Pro models are likely to feature ProMotion displays as well. If you’re not sure which one you own, check out our guides for identify the model of your iPad Other IPhone models.

How to limit ProMotion display to 60FPS on iPhone and iPad

With the iOS 15 or later, you can limit the frame rate to 60 frames per second. Here’s what you need to do.

To get started, launch the “Settings” app on your iPhone or iPad.

Select the

Go to the “Accessibility” section.

Select “Movement”.

To select

Enable the “Limit frame rate” option. This will set the maximum frame rate to 60 frames per second on your iPhone and iPad.

Turn on the switch for

You can close the “Settings” app.

If you are not satisfied with your lower frame rate experience on your iPhone or iPad, simply revisit the “Motion” section in the Accessibility settings to turn off the toggle.

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