Accessibility Shortcut is a feature that snugly settles inside the iPhone or iPad. Users need to do a few taps before they use shortcuts on their iOS devices. A better way is to put some shortcuts in Control Center and then you can quickly access your choice of Accessibility Shortcuts on your iPhone or iPad. This tutorial tells you how you can use Accessibility Shortcut in iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad.
If you are using iOS 11, you can quickly add Accessibility Shortcut to Control Center to access shortcuts in a single swipe. Remember if you are using iPhone X, you can access Control Center by swiping down from the top right corner of your phone screen. With Accessibility Shortcut you have immediate access to AssistiveTouch, Classic Invert, Color Filters, Switch Control, Zoom etc. Let’s now delve into how we can enable triple click home button shortcut or Accessibility Shortcut on iPhone and iPad running iOS 11.
How to Turn ON or Enable Accessibility Shortcut on iPhone and iPad in iOS 11
First off, you need to add items to Accessibility Shortcut in iOS 11
Step #1: Launch Settings on your iOS device.
Step #2: Now tap on General.
Step #3: Next, you need to tap on Accessibility.
Step #4: Scroll down to bottom and tap on Accessibility Shortcut.
Step #5: On Accessibility Shortcut screen, you will find some options like AssistiveTouch, Classic Invert Colors, Color Filters, Reduce Whitepoint, Zoom etc. You need to choose the options you want to add to Accessibility Shortcut or tripe click the home button shortcut.
While here, you can reshuffle Accessibility Shortcut options; simply drag those hamburger icons (three horizontal bars) and rearrange those options.
Once you have enabled Accessibility Shortcuts on your iPhone or iPad, you can quickly access them by clicking Home button thrice, and then choose the feature you need to use.
How to Add Accessibility Shortcut to Control Center on iPhone/iPad in iOS 11
Step #1: Open Settings on your device.
Step #2: Now tap on Control Center.
Step #3: Here, you need to tap on Customize Controls.
Step #4: Under MORE CONTROLS section, you will see Accessibility Shortcuts; simply tap on “+” icon before the option.
This will add Accessibility Shortcuts to INCLUDE section.
Next, whenever you want to use Accessibility Shortcuts, simply swipe up from the bottom of iPhone screen (iPhone X users can swipe down from the top right corner) to use features. Along with other features, you will find Accessibility Shortcut icon on Control Center.
How to Disable or Turn OFF Accessibility Shortcuts on iPhone and iPad in iOS 11
Step #1: Swipe up from the bottom to access Control Center on your iPhone (if you are an iPhone X, then you need to Swipe down from top right corner)
Step #2: Tap on Accessibility Shortcuts from Control Center.
Step #3: Finally, Uncheck the options you want to turn off.
If you don’t want to use this method to disable, then you can also triple click the home button and Untick the options you don’t want to use.
How to Remove Accessibility Shortcuts from Control Center in iOS 11
Step #1: Go to Settings → Control Center → Customize Controls and then tap on Red Minus sign icon before Accessibility Shortcuts.
Step #2: Finally, tap on Remove.
It is done!
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