Use Control Center for quick access to commonly used settings (Airplane mode, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, AirDrop, and AirPlay), apps (Flashlight, calculator, timer, and camera), and more.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to:
Control Center gives you instant access to the Camera, AirDrop, AirPlay, Timer, audio playback controls, and other handy features.
Note: You can adjust the brightness, lock the screen in portrait orientation, turn wireless services on or off, and turn on AirDrop to exchange photos and other items with nearby iOS 8 or later devices that support AirDrop.
To access the Control Center, swipe down from the upper right corner of any screen.
From the Control Center, select and hold the center of the Connectivity section to access additional connectivity controls. To quickly enable or disable Airplane mode, Wi-Fi, AirDrop, Cellular Data, Bluetooth, and Personal Hotspot, select the desired icon.
Note: Alternately, you can quickly select Airplane mode, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Cellular Data directly from the Control Center.
Control Center also gives you quick access to these features and apps: screen-orientation lock, screen mirroring, Focus modes, screen brightness, Flashlight, Clock/Alarm/Timer, Calculator, Camera and NFC Tag Reader. Select the desired option.
Note: To edit what appears in the Control Center, from the home screen, select the Settings app > Control Center > select the Remove icon to remove a control from the Control Center or select the Add icon to add a control to the Control Center.
Control Center also allows you to access your Music. Select the desired icon to control your music from the Control Center.
• BACK: Select the Back icon to replay a song.
• PLAY: Select the Play icon to play a song.
• SKIP: Select the Skip icon to skip to the next song.
• VOLUME: Select and drag the Volume bar to the desired volume.
Control Center also allows you to quickly access focus features such as Do Not Disturb and Sleep schedule. Select Focus and then select the desired focus mode.
To close the Control Center, swipe up from the bottom of the screen.
If you don’t want Control Center to be accessible while using apps, from the home screen, select the Settings app > select Control Center > Access Within Apps switch.
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