Know how to customize control center on iPad with easy to do simple steps

How to customize control center in iPad

iPad users can easily customize control center now to better suit their needs. This is useful specially when you are using some of the apps or iPad features daily or often and what them for fast access from anywhere on your iPad. Like if you are using Voice Memos, Notes app, Stopwatch, Magnifier, or the Alarm feature, you can add those to Control Center for quicker access or say if you never use the Flashlight feature or Camera via Control Center, you could remove those from Control Center too.

This way Customizing Control Center is a great way to personalize the quick-access controls which are available from anywhere in iOS.

To enable this control center feature you will need the latest iOS version to have the capability to customize Control Center, anything beyond iOS 11.0 or newer will have the functionality.

So follow the following step by step guide to customize the control center on your iPad

Open the “Settings” app on the iPad

Then Tap on “Control Center”

Now tap on “Customize Controls” where you will be able to add or remove options from Control Center

How to customize control center in iPad

To add new control options to Control Center, scroll down and tap on the green (+) plus button next to a control feature name. After the green button is pressed the item will pop to the top of the Customize section and be included in Control Center

To remove control features from Control Center, tap the red (-) minus button next to control center features at the top of the settings screen. If an item is removed from Control Center it will appear on the bottom of the Customize list.
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Access Control Center in iOS to see the changes to control center you made . For the unfamiliar, accessing Control Center on iPad is accomplished by swiping up from the bottom of the screen.

When finished customizing exit out of Settings as usual

That’s it, you have now customized Control Center in iOS. You can do this at anytime, so if you enabled or disabled a setting you wish you hadn’t, just go back to the Control Center Settings panel and adjust again as needed.

Customizing control center in iPad

You’ll find that some features can’t be removed from Control Center, for example the extra large “Screen Mirroring” button can not be removed despite the fact that many users don’t have an Apple TV and will never use it, and the large “Music” control can’t be removed either. The classic controls for options like Wi-Fi, Flashlight, networking, Bluetooth, AirDrop, Cellular, Volume, Screen Orientation Rotate Lock, and Brightness, are also all permanently in place in Control Center.

Currently only Apple-provided options are available for Control Center, and as already mentioned there are some features that are not able to be disabled or removed from Control Center, or added to Control Center either.

Doing a lot of toggles in iOS Control Center gives you efficiency, since it’s much faster to open Control Center than to fiddle around in the Settings app or dig around in the Home Screen for particular apps to access some of the same features, but everyone will have different uses and preferences. Just adjust it however works best for you, and have fun customizing Control Center the way you like.