Fixed Control Center not working on iPhone, iPad: iOS/iPadOS

Fixed Control Center not working on iPhone, iPad, iOS 9, iOS 8

Here best advice to fix Control center not working on iPhone 11 (Pro Max), iPhone XR (XS Max), X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, 6/6S, 6/6S Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus or iPad. There are many iOS users have reported their issue about notification and control center won’t work after upgrading Software. In indeed it’s not a bug of the Apple but keep in mind that, whenever you working on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch with enabled Zoom Accessibility. In that case, you might be able to access neither Control Center nor Notification center. So don’t worried about it, we tried to give you best suggest to fix control center not working on iPhone, iPad. So check out at below outlined steps and instantly check out.

Before turning off display Zoom, once you should have use Zoom feature simply three – finger tapping and making the windowed- magnifying glass appear/disappear again will make notification or control center both works correctly. Otherwise, go for at following steps.

iOS 13/iOS 12: Ways to Access CC on iPhone, iPad Pro/Mini/Air models

  1. For iPhone X or Later: Swipe finger down from the upper right corner of the screen.
  2. For iPhone 6 to iPhone 8/8 Plus: Swipe up your Finger from bottom to top.
  3. For iPad: iOS 12 or later, Swipe Finger down from the top right corner of the screen, just like New iPhone models.

For iPhone X and Later all no Home button iPhone: Swipe down finger from the top-right corner of the iPhone X Screen.

Use Control Center on iPhone X without Home Button


iPhone 8/8 Plus [Home button iPhone]: Swipe finger up from the bottom to the top of Screen.

Quick Points to be considered for fix control center not working,

  1. Check for Update iOS. (Settings > General > Software Update)
  2. Enable Control center on lock Screen: Settings > Touch ID & Passcode > Control center on under Access when locked.
  3. Enable Control Center Within App. Settings > Control Center > Enable Access Within Apps toggle.
  4. Reset All Settings. Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings.
  5. Restart or Force Restart iOS device – (Settings > General > Scroll to last of the screen “Signout”) Force Restart (No Home button iPhone (Quickly Press and Release Volume Up and Down button one by one, After that Press and Hold Side power button until your iPhone scren show black screen, After wait for 15 seconds, Use Side power button to turn on again),. Restart or Force restart iPhone 7/ 7 Plus, Restart iPhone 6S/ 6S Plus earlier: Press and Hold Sleep/ Wake button. Force Restart: Press and Hold Sleep/Wake + Home button.

Browse more deep guide on CC not working in iOS 11 device,

Alternate ways to fix Control Center not working on iPhone, iPad: iOS 10, iOS 9, iOS 8Fixed Control Center not working on iPhone, iPad, iOS 9, iOS 8

Know how to turn off/ disable Zoom on iPhone, iPad

  • Step 1. Launch Settings app from your iPhone home screen.
  • Step 2. Tap on General
  • Step 3. Navigate Accessibility then
  • Step 4. Go to Zoom option and make it turn off
  • That’s it. Now try to open up Notification Center by swiping from top side screen or try to view Control Center by the swipe from the bottom slider of iPhone Screen. Hope it would be working well.

If you persist the same issue, then keep continuing alternate way. Might you’be able to get success.

You’ve to perform reset all settings of iPhone or iPad and know it from outlined bottom steps:

  • Go to Settings > Tap on General > Scroll down Screen and tap on Reset > now touch on Reset All Settings

Here maybe it’ll be asked you Enter Passcode and go next. If you want to do all settings, reset then enter Passcode and go for complete.

That’s it.

Restart/ Force Restart iPhone, iPad

  1. Once restart your iPhone and check out again what happens. It’s also one solution to getting all right.
  2. Restart: Press and Hold Sleep/Wake button until you see Slide to turn off slider on screen. Side it and After few second tap on Sleep/Wake button again.
  3. Force Restart: Press and Hold Sleep/Wake (Power Button) and Home button until you see the apple logo on the screen.
  4. iPhone 7/7 Plus: Power button + Volume down button.

Bottom Line: –

  • After tried above troubleshooting, if none of the workarounds work in your case. the last solution is, take the latest backup and restore your iPhone or iPad.

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  1. Thanks. The forced restart seemed to work on my 6S with all the latest iOS upgrades already installed.

    1. Pull down control center in a new way on iPad after iOS 12 update.

      Swipe finger down from the top right corner of the screen. [Gesture Changed now, Keep it mind]

      Thank You!

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