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How to Access ‘Control Center’ on Your iPhone 13, Mini, Pro, and Pro Max

By Novak Bozovic / September 22, 2021

Using the Control Center, you can access your iPhone's essential functions in an instant. For example, you can use it to adjust the brightness and volume, take a picture, and switch to a different Wi-Fi network, among other things. With that said, you'll want to know how to access the Control Center on your iPhone 13, so make sure to keep on reading. 

Note

The following instructions apply to the iPhone 13, Mini, Pro, and Pro Max. However, they also apply to any iPhone (that comes without the physical home button) capable of running iOS 15. 

How to Access the 'Control Center' on the iPhone 13

You can access the Control Center by using a simple gesture, turning you into a pro user. So, here's what you need to do. 

1. Make sure your iPhone's screen is awake (the phone can be either locked or unlocked). 

2. Now, look at the top-right corner, where you should see your battery info

3. Using your finger, swipe down from the top-right corner to the middle of the screen. 

4. Stop once you see a grid of icons. That's your Control Center!

5. To return, swipe up across the Control Center. You can also tap anywhere outside of it.

Steps to Open Control Center on iPhone

Once you get some practice, you'll see that launching and closing the Control Center can be done in many different ways. For example, you can swipe quickly, do any action, and dismiss the feature instantly. However, you can also open it partially to reveal the battery percentage, for example. 

And finally, know that you can adjust what's accessible via the Control Center. Do that by going to Settings > Control Center. Then, adding new controls and actions via the 'More Controls' segment, which you'll see if you scroll a bit down. 

Tip

There's plenty more you can learn about your smartphone. With that said, you'll want to check our latest iPhone 13-related articles. That's where you'll find the freshest news, along with step-by-step guides and tutorials. 

That would be all on how to access the Control Center on your iPhone 13. If you have any questions, let us know via the comments section below. And finally, thanks for reading!



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