Here’s how to lock iPhone screen while having phone call without hanging up the call – set your Power Button NOT to end call

Have you ever been in situation where you accidentally end the call while your intention is actually to only turn the screen off? Well, you are not alone, since I, myself, am often end up in the same situation and likely so many others also caught up on the same situation. Luckily, there’s an easy fix for the issue – so when the next time you make/receive a phone call and you turn off your iPhone screen, the call won’t get ended.

  • This article share how you can set your Power / Side button to NOT end the call when pressed during phone call, so you can avoid accidentally hanging up the call.
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Here’s how to set Side / Power button NOT to end call via “Prevent lock to end call

This “Prevent lock to end call” feature is a new feature introduced on iOS 16. So if you are not on iOS 16 (or above) yet, do update yours today. Check out the steps here: I’m updating my iPhone to iOS 16 today and here’s how you can update yours too (iPadOS 16 for iPad is included too!) at JILAXZONE.

Here are the steps to set your Side / Power button NOT to end the call when locking your screen while having a call.

1) On your iPhone, go to Settings > Accessibility > Touch.

2) Inside Touch screen, scroll down until you find “Prevent lock to end call”.

3) Turn on “Prevent lock to end call”.

That’s it. Now give it a try yourself!


Bring it all together

With the simple change on your iPhone settings, now when you make or receive a phone call and when you turn off the screen, your call won’t get disconnected. In case you have queries or are facing difficulties, don’t hesitate to put your issues or thoughts down below on the comment section. I’ll be happy to assist!

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