Use Control Center for quick access to commonly used settings (Airplane mode, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, AirDrop, and Screen Mirroring), apps (Flashlight, notes, and camera), and more.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to:
Control Center gives you instant access to the Camera, AirDrop, Screen Mirroring, 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 Projecting, Do Not Disturb mode, Screen Brightness, Silent Mode, Flashlight, Notes, and Camera. Select the desired option.
Note: To edit what appears on Control Center, from the home screen, select the Settings app > Control Center > Customize Controls > edit Control Center as desired.
Control Center also allows you to access your Music. Select the desired icon to control your music from the Control Center.
If you don’t want Control Center to be accessible while using apps, from the home screen select the Settings app > Control Center > Access Within Apps switch.
To customize shortcuts accessible from the Control Center, from the home screen select the Settings app > Control Center. Select the Add icon next to the desired option to add the shortcut. To remove a shortcut, select the Remove icon next to the desired option.
Note: When removing a shortcut, you will be prompted to select Remove to confirm.
To close Control Center, swipe up from the bottom of the screen.
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