How to disable Control Center on your iPhone/iPad (iOS 8 tutorial)

Control Center is one of the arguably most useful aspects of iOS - it gives you easy access to some very useful shortcuts, like airplane mode, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Do Not Disturb, and Portrait Rotation Lock.

You can also manually adjust your brightness, control music/video playback, and volume. You can also easily enable the AirDrop feature that makes your device discoverable. Last but not least, you are greeted by shortcuts to your flashlight, chronometer, calculator, and camera.

It could be one of the most useful aspects of iOS, but let's face it, not everyone needs this enabled at all times on their iOS device. Well, as certain features embedded within iOS, you can easily disable this otherwise convenient shortcut hub. 

Why? Because we can, so why not? Here's how to disable it!



1. kkmkk

Posts: 699; Member since: May 06, 2013

why would you disable it ???/

2. waddup121 unregistered

ikr, its like disabling the android notification bar lol

3. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

I'd like to disable the feature that allows Apple to restrict all my app updates do to the fact that when I purchased a app for $4.99 Apple waited 5 days to collect payment then when the money wasn't there they restricted my account until I they get their money. This is total bs & another reason why so many people hate Apple. The b*tch on the phone actually had the nerve to tell me Apple was being generous by waiting 5 days & now Apple wants their money!! FU Apple!!!

4. bucky

Posts: 3784; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

yep, definitely Apple's fault you didnt have $5 to pay for an app.

12. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

He did have the 5 dollars lol can't you read? He's saying that it's their fault for waiting 5 days when the payment should of been prompt and taken straight away as most cases are and when apple did decide to take the money it wasn't there which wasn't really his fault.

5. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

Are you retarded? They were supposed to take the money out promptly. I've been using Android since 2009 and never had this problem because when you buy a app they charge immediately! & Wtf does app purchase have to do with me updating my Gmail & apps that I've paid for?

6. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

@bucky you strike me as the type that doesn't mind getting it up the butt. Not everyone shares your & Tim Cooks enthusiasms

9. prisilla111

Posts: 12; Member since: May 29, 2012

Lol probably

7. darkkjedii

Posts: 31039; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Disable it for what? It's the best and most consistent feature in iOS to me.

8. gaming64 unregistered

This is like amputating your right hand. Seriously who would want to go back to the settings just to change the settings?

10. kabel

Posts: 148; Member since: Nov 06, 2011

Me, I would do that. Now happy :)

11. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

Lol let's just disable a huge part of an OS because you know people are begging on tutorials on how to cripple their phone usage.

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