Mobile/ Cellular Data shortcut on iPhone 8/8 Plus,iPhone 7, 7 Plus: iOS 11

My last article will help to use the cellular shortcut in iOS 9 or Prior from notification center, and now here I am going to explain new feature to use Cellular Data shortcut in iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6, 6 Plus. The biggest update in iOS 11 Customize Control Center and iOS 10 is 3D touch, now using 3D touch, we can use Cellular data shortcut for enable/ Disable quickly from home app. Not only new 1016 iPhone model but also useful on iPhone 6S/ 6S Plus.

Pre-requisite: 3D touch supported device and installed iOS 10 or later version.

For the OLD iOS version we can do only using the Third-party app, But now it also works and the Second method is used Cellular Data shortcut from 3D touch options.

Apart from 3D touch, using third-party widget app also work for creating a custom shortcut in notification center.

Cellular Data Shortcut on iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

Use Cellular Data shortcut in iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus

Method 1: Mobile Data is now Available in Control center

Swipe up finger on the screen, See Control center > Find the network card and Touch and Hold > See Cellular icon or name with iCon.

1 Open Control Center and Turn on Cellular Data on iPhone


In Single tap on it, you can turn on or Activate Cellular data.

For iPhone X: Swipe finger down from top right corner of the screen,

Use Control Center on iPhone X without Home Button

Method 2: Using 3D Touch

1: Find Settings App on iPhone home screen.

2: Press and hold Settings App icon until you show 3D Touch popup.

You might like this: Change 3D touch sensitivity.

3: Tap on Cellular Data. You will jump in the screen directly where you just tap on toggle.

Turn on iPhone Cellular data shortcut

I think it will save lots more time with privacy.

Why does Apple not give in Control center?

Anyone can use it (Turn on Cellular data) without unlock and may you lost your precious cellular data very fast. Have you any suggestion? Why apple is not giving mobile data shortcut in notification center or control center just like WiFi. Let’s discuss with me on the comment box.

Still, are you looking shortcut for enabling cellular data shortcut on unlock screen? Launcher notification center and widgets collection notification, two apps are easy to setup widget (include mobile shortcut) on iPhone/ iPad.

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