How to disable Control Center access from within apps
Control Center gives you access to many system toggles and utilities on your iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad from virtually anywhere, including inside app. While, by default, iOS 7 requires a second swipe to bring up Control Center from inside full-screen apps like videos and games, even you still find yourself unintentionally triggering it - and interrupting your fun - you can turn off access from within apps entirely.
How to stop iOS 7 Control Center from appearing inside apps
Here's how to stop Control Center from coming up when you're using an app:
- Launch the Settings app from the Home screen of your iPhone or iPad.
- Tap on Control Center.
- Toggle the option for Access Within Apps to the Off position.
That's it. Control Center will no longer be triggered with an upwards swipe from the bottom of the screen when you're inside an app. (You can still hit the Home button and access Control Center from there.)
How to get more help with Control Center
If you have additional questions, or need some more help with Control Center or iOS 7, check out the following resources!
- iOS 7: The complete review
- iOS 7.1: The complete review
- iOS 7: Everything you need to know
- How to use Home screen: The ultimate guide
- How to use Touch ID: The ultimate guide
- How to use Control Center: The ultimate guide
- How to use Notification Center for iPhone and iPad: The ultimate guide
- How to use AirDrop for iPhone and iPad: The ultimate guide
- How to use iMessage: The ultimate guide
- How to use Safari for iPhone and iPad: The ultimate guide
- How to use iCloud Keychain: The ultimate guide