Open Notification Center and Control Center with VoiceOver on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

If you use VoiceOver on your iOS device, you can open Notification Center or Control Center with a gesture or keyboard command.

Open Notification Center

To open Notification Center with a gesture, tap the top of the screen on your device to move the VoiceOver focus to the status bar. Then swipe down with three fingers from the top of the screen.

To open Notification Center with your Apple Wireless Keyboard, press Option–Up Arrow.

Open Control Center

To open Control Center with a gesture, tap the top of the screen on your device to move the VoiceOver focus to the status bar. Then swipe up with three fingers from the bottom of the screen.

To open Control Center with your Apple Wireless Keyboard, press Option–Down Arrow.

Quit Notification Center or Control Center

To quit Notification Center or Control Center, press the Home button.

You can also do a two-finger scrub to quit Notification Center or Control Center. Just quickly move two fingers back and forth three times, making a “z.”

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