How to Customize iPhone Control Center

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The iPhone Control Center lets users quickly access their most-used apps and features with just one swipe. You can customize Apple's Control Center for the iPhone by removing features you don't use and adding controls you'd prefer. 

Related: How to Disable Access to Control Center from Lock Screen

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  • Add the apps and features you really use to your iPhone Control Center. 
  • Reorganize your Control Center on iPhone to be most convenient for you. 

How to Reorganize iPhone Control Center

You can add or remove apps and features from the iPhone Control Center, which means you can remove Control Center functions that you rarely use and replace them with something better. Here’s how to customize the Control Center on your iPhone. For more great iPhone organization tutorials, check out our free Tip of the Day

  1. Open the iPhone Settings app.

    iphone settings app
  2. Tap Control Center.

    tap control center in iphone settings app
  3. To remove a control, tap the red circle next to the feature you want to remove.

    remove or add controls in iphone control center
  4. To change the order in which they appear in the Control Center, press and hold the three lines to the right of each feature under Included to drag and drop them into your preferred order.
  5. Tap the green circle to add the feature to your Control Center.

    add controls to iphone control center
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