The iPad Magic Keyboard includes backlit keys, which make for easier visibility in lower light situations, and add a nice visual flare to the hardware keyboard as well. With the latest versions of iPadOS, you can easily change the backlit keyboard brightness levels through Control Center. But first you must enable the keyboard backlighting option, … Read More
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Mac users can quickly open Control Center in macOS with the help of a keyboard shortcut. And to make matters even better, the same keyboard shortcut works to open Control Center on any iPad using a keyboard too. If you’re a frequent Control Center user on MacOS or iPadOS, you should appreciate this tip.
Whether you’re just dipping your toe into home automation with HomeKit or have been collecting accessories for years, you’re no doubt already finding out that it’s no fun to have to go hunting for your favorite or most-used accessories in the Home app. Thankfully Apple seems to know that as well because there’s a handy … Read More
Do you make use of the various accessibility features on your iPhone or iPad? If so, you may be surprised to know that you can add shortcuts and toggles for these features to the iOS and iPadOS Control Center, in order to access them faster.
Are you loving using the Control Center for Mac? Want to love it even more? You can make it even more useful for your particular needs by customizing Mac Control Center for features that you regularly use.
Control Center on the Mac is easy to use and quite convenient, offering quick access to toggles for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, AirDrop, Do Not Disturb, audio levels, keyboard brightness, and more. If you’ve used the Control Center on your iPhone and iPad, you’ll know how useful it is for quickly enabling or disabling certain features, and … Read More
Modern macOS versions make it easier than ever to place Do Not Disturb mode to be “Always On”, thereby helping to eliminate distractions, alerts, and notifications on the Mac without having to turn them all off. This is a great feature for many reasons, whether you just want to keep focused on your Mac, or … Read More
Low Power Mode is a great feature on iPhone that can dramatically extend battery life of the device, with a few minor trade-offs. While many users are aware that they can enable the feature through Settings, or even with a Siri command, there’s another super fast way available to turn on Lower Power Mode, and … Read More
Do you want to quickly see the battery percent of your AirPods or AirPods Pro? Thanks to the Control Center on iPhone and iPad, it’s fairly convenient to check the battery life of your wireless earbuds. Let’s say you’re in the middle of using an application or playing games on your iOS device. With the … Read More
Do you want to quickly enable Do Not Disturb on your iPhone or iPad? Thanks to the iOS Control Center, you can not only toggle Do Not Disturb mode, but also schedule it according to your preference.
Do you want to launch your iPhone or iPad camera in a specific mode? If so, you’re in luck. Thanks to the iOS Control Center, it’s fairly easily to select a specific capture mode before you even open the Camera application on your device. Instead, you an jump directly to selfies, portraits, video recording, or … Read More
Do you want to quickly enable or disable Apple’s Night Shift feature on your iPhone or iPad? With Control Center, it’s convenient to turn Night Shift on and off within a matter of seconds.
Do you want to quickly enable or disable Apple’s True Tone feature on your iPhone or iPad? If so, you’re in luck. Thanks to Control Center, it’s fairly convenient to turn True Tone on and off within a matter of seconds.
Did you know you can use AirPods and iPhone as a remote spying tool, or simply to boost the volume of some distant sound or speaker? Indeed, with a little planning and know-how, you can use AirPods, AirPods Pro, and PowerBeats Pro, like spying microphones or for amplification to better hear conversations! That may be … Read More
How’d you like to be able to quickly enable Dark Mode on iPhone or iPad, but without having to go through Settings to turn it on? You can use Control Center to quickly toggle Dark Mode or Light Mode on or off.
Want to know the fastest way to change and switch Bluetooth devices on iPhone or iPad? How about switching Bluetooth accessories directly from Control Center? Now that’s possible. Many of us have multiple Bluetooth peripherals that we use with along our iPhones and iPads, and as a result, we might find ourselves switching between multiple … Read More
Ever wished you could quickly change wi-fi networks on iPhone or iPad? How about switching wireless networks right from the Control Center? Control Center is a handy feature allows users to quickly toggle certain functions like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Airplane mode, and more. With each new iteration of iOS, Apple has been adding incremental upgrades to … Read More
Wondering how to access AirPlay audio controls in iOS 16, iOS 15, iOS 14, iOS 13, iOS 12, and iOS 11 on an iPhone or iPad? You might not be alone, as accessing the AirPlay controls for audio streaming is tucked away behind another panel in the iOS Control Center, making it very easy to … Read More