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How to Add & Remove Favorite HomeKit Accessories to Home on iPhone & iPad

Jul 3, 2021 - Leave a Comment
Home app favorites

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

How to Add Accessibility Features to Control Center on iPhone & iPad

May 2, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Add Accessibilty Features to Control Center on iPhone & iPad

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.

How to Customize Control Center on MacOS

Apr 19, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Customize Control Center on MacOS Big Sur

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.

How to Use Control Center on MacOS

Apr 16, 2021 - 4 Comments
How to Use Control Center on MacOS

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

Set MacOS Do Not Disturb Mode to “Always On” Quickly from Control Center

Mar 4, 2021 - 4 Comments
How to enable Perpetual Do Not Disturb mode on Mac easily and quickly

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

How to Quickly Turn On Low Power Mode on iPhone via Control Center

Nov 28, 2020 - 3 Comments
Quickly turn on Low Power Mode on iPhone

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

How to Check AirPods Battery Life from Control Center on iPhone & iPad

Sep 5, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Check AirPods Battery Life from Control Center on iPhone & iPad

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

How to Schedule & Adjust Do Not Disturb from Control Center on iPhone & iPad

Aug 2, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to Schedule & Adjust Do Not Disturb from Control Center on iPhone & iPad

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.

How to Use Camera Shortcuts from Control Center on iPhone & iPad

Jun 28, 2020 - 2 Comments
How to Use Camera Shortcuts from Control Center on iPhone & iPad

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

How to Enable / Disable Night Shift from Control Center on iPhone & iPad

Jun 26, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to Enable / Disable Night Shift from Control Center on iPhone & iPad

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.

How to Toggle True Tone On / Off in Control Center on iPhone & iPad

Jun 25, 2020 - 4 Comments
How to Use Camera Shortcuts from Control Center on iPhone & iPad

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.

How to Use AirPods as a Remote Spying Tool

May 19, 2020 - 3 Comments
AirPods outside of their case

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 to Toggle Dark Mode from Control Center on iPhone & iPad

Feb 10, 2020 - 2 Comments
How to Toggle Dark Mode from Control Center

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.

How to Switch Bluetooth Devices on iPhone & iPad from Control Center

Feb 7, 2020 - 6 Comments
How to Switch Bluetooth Devices from Control Center on iPhone

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

How to Switch Wi-Fi Networks on iPhone & iPad from Control Center

Feb 4, 2020 - 3 Comments
How to Switch Wi-Fi Networks from Control Center on iPhone

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

How to Access AirPlay Audio in iOS 14, 13, 12 for iPhone and iPad

Mar 6, 2019 - 9 Comments
AirPlay audio devices shown in iOS Control Center

Wondering how to access AirPlay audio controls in 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 overlook. If you’re looking … Read More

How to Create New Notes from the Lock Screen of iPhone or iPad

Jan 30, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to create notes from the lock screen of iPhone or iPad

Do you use Notes often on an iPhone or iPad and want quick access from the Lock Screen to create a new note? With a simple settings adjustment, you can gain the ability to have quick note creation capability directly from Control Center and the locked screen of an iPad or iPhone.

How to Access Control Center in iOS 14 / iOS 13 on iPad & iPhone

Sep 18, 2018 - 39 Comments
Control Center in iOS 12

Where did Control Center go in iOS 14, iOS 13, and iOS 12? And how do you access it? If you have these questions about Control Center on your iPad or iPhone after updating to iOS 14, iOS 13, and iOS 12 you’re not alone, as the ability to access Control Center in iOS 14 … Read More

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