As is widely known, Control Center makes it easier than ever to toggle Airplane Mode, Do Not Disturb, Rotation Lock and other settings on iPhone/iPad. However, new Apple users probably don't know how to use Control Center to quickly access to commonly-used settings from anywhere in iOS. In the following, I'm to share 3 valuable tricks on Control Center for iPhone and iPad with you.
Generally, Control Center is accessible from the Lock screen, Home screen and within any app if you're running on iOS 10.3/9.3/9.2/9/8/7 or above. And I'm to tell you how to access Control Center on iPhone in different situations.
In this case, you can bring up Control Center with a simple swipe: just place your finger below the screen (on the bezel) and swipe up from the bottom of the screen.
If you're in a full screen app like watching a video or playing a game, you need to swipe up twice: slide your finger up onto the screen and place your finger on the grabber when it appears. Then swipe up from the bottom of the screen again.
And FYI, you can simply swipe down, tap the top of the screen or press the Home button to close Control Center.
After Trick 1, now it's time to learn how Control Center brings you great convenience from 6 aspects below.
As above 2 tricks mentioned, Control Center can be accessed from anywhere and provides 6 quick shortcuts to settings on iPhone/iPad. However, it does bring inconveniences that may require you to disable Control Center access in following 2 situations.
Let's say you lost iPhone or iPad, Control Center allows strangers to set them to Airplane mode so as to prevent you from tracking it later. If security counts more than convenience to you, you'd better turn Lock Screen Access off.
All you need is to head for Settings >> Control Center and toggle the Access on Lock Screen to the Off position.
Though to bring up Control Center from full-screen apps like videos and games require a second swipe, you still find yourself unintentionally trigger it and interrupt what you're doing. Then you can disable Control Center within apps.
Go to Settings >> Control Center and toggle the Access Within Apps to the Off state.
Then Control Center will no longer be accessible from both the Lock Screen and within apps of your iPhone or iPad.
That's all for Control Center! If you want to know tips for setting Touch ID, click here to see more!