Access Control Center on your iPad

Control Center gives you instant access to the things you do most. You can use Control Center to quickly take a picture, turn on Wi-Fi, control your Apple TV, and more.

An iPad screen showing the Control Center

How to open and close Control Center

  • To open Control Center, swipe down from the top-right corner of your screen.

  • To close Control Center, swipe up from the bottom of the screen, or just tap the screen.

Learn how to open and close Control Center on iPhone and iPod touch.

How to customize your settings

Need to quickly adjust the brightness of your display or change the volume? You can customize your Control Center settings to get to your apps, settings, and features with just a few taps.

Not sure what you can use from Control Center? Check out the list of apps, settings, and features.

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