How to Add On and Off Labels on the iPhone

Earlier versions of iOS made it pretty easy to tell when you had turned a feature off or on. iOS 7, however, made some design choices that might make it difficult for some people to know whether a feature is on or off.

Fortunately, it also gives you the option of turning on labels that can make it easier to make the distinction. Sp if you’ve been looking for a simpler way to tell if you have turned something off or on, then follow the steps below. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to

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Make It Easier to Tell When Something is On or Off on the iPhone

The default option for the slider buttons on your iPhone will surround the button with green shading when something is turned on. The steps below will add on and off labels that provide you with another way to tell whether a button is in the on or off position.

Step 1: Touch the Settings icon.

open the settings menu

Step 2: Scroll down and select the General option.

open the general menu

Step 3: Scroll down and select the Accessibility option.

select the accessibility option

Step 4: Locate the On/Off Labels option.

locate the on and off labels

Step 5: Move the slider next to On/Off Labels from the left to the right.

how to turn on on and off labels on the iPhone 5

Now that you know how to enable the One and Off labels for the menus on your iPhone, you can make it easier to tell whether or not an option is enabled or disabled on the device.

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