How to Customize the Control Center in iOS 11

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What is Control Center?

Control Center is the screen that appears when you swipe up quickly from the bottom of the screen on an iPhone or an iPad.In iOS 11, Control Center is redesigned to keep everything on one screen. You won’t have to swipe back and forth between panes, but will have to tap some Control Center items to expand them to full menus.

What’s available in Control Center in iOS 11

Some controls are built-in and can’t be removed in iOS 11, and the rest you can add, remove, or reorder as your requirement.

Built-in controls you can’t change

  • Airplane Mode
  • Cellular Data

Optional controls you can add, remove, or reorder

  • Screen recording
  • Do Not Disturb While Driving
  • Apple TV Remote
  • Flashlight
  • Timer
  • Alarm
  • Stopwatch
  • Camera
  • Home
  • Low Power Mode
  • Calculator
  • Accessibility Shortcuts
  • Guided Access
  • Magnifier
  • Text Size
  • Notes
  • Voice Memos
  • Wallet

How to Customize Control Center in iOS 11

iOS 11 is the first version of Apple’s mobile operating system that lets you customize the Control Center. Let’s see how to do it:

  1. Launch the Settings app.
  2. Tap the Control Center item in the main list. You’ll find a toggle to allow Control Center access from within apps. If you use Control Center a lot, you’ll want to keep this turned on. Otherwise you’ll have to press the Home button to exit each app before you can swipe up to access Control Center.
  3. Next, click Customize Controls.
  4. On the next screen, you’ll see a list of the optional controls you can add to Control Center. To remove one from the Include list, tap the red minus button to the left of its name.
  5. To add a control from the More Controls list, tap the green plus button to the left of its name.
  6. To change the order of the buttons, tap and hold the hamburger icon to the right of each item, and then drag it into a new position.So,why dont you just give it a try customising your iOS11 and let us know your experience!

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