Invert iPad display colors & make it white on Black


Are you bored of usual glossy, bright and white display of your Apple iPad? You can have some fun with iPad display and make it little darker using invert color feature. It allows you to revert to ‘white on black’ display from default ‘black on white’ display. Display will become darker like photo negative effect.

Invert to change display colors on iPad

1. Turn ON the iPad and then tap on ‘Settings’ icon located on the iPad home screen.

2. Then tap on ‘General’ option on the left column of Settings screen.

3. Now tap on ‘Accessibility’ option and look for ‘White on Black’ option. Toggle or change the status of ‘White on Black’ between ON and OFF to invert display colors on iPad.



  1. Thank you for helping me,my friends wouldn’t help me. So I took it upon myself and found it on my own.

  2. This was so helpful. Now long hours reading books or pdfs wont hurt my eyes!!

  3. This is very helpful!

  4. Librariesrock! says

    Many thanks! Perfectly simple fix!

  5. This is indeed helpful. my 3 year old niece accidentally set my iPad to black and white and I almost panicked that something is wrong wit my unit. Good thing that I checked the inernet and found this link. Thank you and more power.

  6. or use the home button to toggle it…

    “Set the Triple-click Home function on iPad In Settings, choose General > Accessibility > Triple-click Home, then choose the function you want from the above three.”

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