How to Edit an iPhone's Control Center

A major part of navigating an iPhone effectively, the Control Center is able to be customized to each individual user based on their preference. This Gizmo Guide will show the process of being able to edit the Control Center

Prerequisites: User must have an iPhone or iPad

Difficulty Level: Member • Nerd • Platypus

Estimated Time: Less than 5 Minutes

Expected Outcome: The user will be able to customize the Control Center for their iOS device

Tools Required: No external tools other than the device itself

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Before beginning this Gizmo Guide, make sure to familiarize yourself with how to access the Control Center for your device, as it varies slightly with newer i-devices. The following links are to help find which type of Control Center access you will need to use, based on your device type. 




Steps to Perform 

  1. Select your Settings applicationSettings-1
  2. Once in settings, scroll to the third section of options and find the option labeled Control Centercontrol center
  3. Once in the Control Center options page, you can begin to customize the layout
    1. The first section of controls shows what is currently added to your Control CenterIMG_4318
    2. The second section of controls shows the available controls that can be added to your Control CenterIMG_4319
  4. To remove a control that is unneeded, tap the red icon and then select RemoveUntitled
  5. To add a control from the second list, select the green icon and it will be added to your active controls listIMG_4319-1
  6. To change the order in which the controls appear within Control Center, in the first section, hold down on the three lines and then drag into the desired order