Using Control Center

Apple iPhone 8 on iOS 16.0.0

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You have quick access to many of your device's features from your control center. Access your control center from the home screen and use it to do things like turn on or off the flashlight, start a time, access the calculator or camera, and more.

  1. Step 1/11

    From the Home screen, drag down from the top right portion of your screen.

    Note: If your device has a Home button, swipe up from the bottom of your screen to access the Control Center.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  2. Step 2/11

    Tap the Flashlight icon to turn on your flashlight.

    The indicator is towards the left.
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    Press and hold the Flashlight icon to view different brightness settings.

    The indicator is towards the left.
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    Tap outside of the Brightness meter to return to the Control Center.

    The indicator is towards the right.
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    Tap the Flashlight icon again to turn off your flashlight.

    The indicator is towards the left.
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    Press and hold the Timer icon to view Timer quick settings.

    The indicator is in the center.
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    Tap outside of the Timer meter to return to the Control Center.

    The indicator is towards the right.
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    Press and hold the Camera icon to view Camera shortcuts.

    Note: The shortcuts shown here may be different than the ones shown on your device.

    The indicator is towards the right.
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    Tap outside of the Camera shortcuts to return to the Control Center.

    The indicator is towards the top.
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    Slide the Sound meter up or down to adjust iPhone volume.

    The indicator is towards the right.
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