How to Access Control Center on iPhone XS

In models of the iPhone that have Home buttons, Control Center has always been opened by swiping up from the bottom of the screen. Control Center on iPhone X and later phones cleverly uses the notch at the top of the edge-to-edge display. The notch creates two distinct sides at the top of the screen and Apple uses this small divide to give you access to both Notifications and Control Center. This tip will cover Control Center, but keep an eye out for our tip on accessing Notifications as well. Here’s how to access Control Center on iPhone XS.

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How to Access Control Center on iPhone X

  • Swipe down from the top right of your screen.

  • This will open Control Center.

That’s all there is to it! This is also where you can view how much battery percentage you have left, and, of course, do a myriad of other things from changing the song to turning on Airplane mode.

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