How to Disable Power Button Call Ending on Apple iPhone with iOS 16

The Apple iPhone with the iOS operating system comes with a feature that allows users to end an active phone call by pressing the power button or reject an incoming call.

While the feature is quite useful, there are many users who find the feature annoying as they may have ended several phone calls by accidentally pressing the power button or trying to lock the screen.

If you are one of those users, we have a solution for you that allows users to change the settings to ensure that the phone calls remain active even when the user presses the power button on the smartphone.

In this step-by-step guide, we will show you how to disable the power button end feature or enable the “Lock to end call” feature on your Apple iPhone running the recently released iOS 16 operating system.

How to Disable Power Button Call Ending on Apple iPhone?

Step 1: Open the Settings application on your Apple iPhone.

Step 2: When the app opens, tap on the “Accessibility” option.

Step 3: On the Accessibility Settings page, tap the “Touch” option from the list.

Step 4: On the Touch settings page, scroll down and toggle the switch ON for the “Prevent lock to end call” option.

That is it. After following the above step-by-step guide and enable the Prevent lock to end call feature on your device, pressing the power button or locking the iPhone will not end the active call. This also means that you cannot reject an incoming call by pressing the power button.