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iOS 11 Control Center: How to Customize on iPhone 7/7 Plus

By Emily Watson, Thursday, June 22, 2017

Control Center provides shortcuts for users to access apps. With the advent of iOS 11, Control Center has been redesigned and becoming more customizable. Now, it supports up-to-17 controls such as: Alarm, Notes, Wallet, Timer, Camera, Flashlight, Calculator, Accessibility Shotcuts, Screen Recording, Apple TV Remote, Do Not Disturb While Driving, Guided Access, Low Power Mode, Magnifier, Stopwatch, Text Size, Voice Memos. Now, you can customize, manage or remove those quick access as per your liking. Do you know how? It's actually as easy as a piece of cake. Let's check out.

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How Do You Add Quick Access to Control Center?

There are 17 controls available. Moreover, you can add all of them to Control Center without any limitation. Otherwise, you can select some favorites only. Let's see how to do so.

Step 1. Launch "Settings" app on your iPhone.

Step 2. Swipe to "Control Center" option.

Step 3. Tap on the green "+" icon before desired apps.

Add Quick Access to Control Center

How Do You Manage Controls Showed in Control Center?

Besides, you're allowed to rearrange the order of the controls. As to organize additional controls to appear in Control Center, you can take a look here.

Step 1. Open "Settings" on iPhone.

Step 2. Select "Control Center" on the screen.

Step 3. Long press on "" behind the control you'd like to organize.

Step 4. Holding and moving upward or downward to manage the order.

Manage Controls

How Do You Remove Controls from Control Center?

If you don't want too many shortcuts or some tend to be barely used, you might consider cleaning them up. However, removing the control doesn't make it inapplicable and you can still add it to Control Center.

Step 1. Run "Settings" on iPhone.

Step 2. Scroll down and choose "Control Center".

Step 3. Tap on the red "-" icon before the app you want to delete.

Step 4. After that, a "Remove" option shows up behind, please select it and remove the control.

Remove Controls

That's all. I'm sure you now cannot wait to personalize your Control Center. So, just hit the road. A well-customized Control Center is able to save a lot of time.


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