iPhone Security: Disable Control Center Access on Lock Screen

Deepak Gupta
Deepak Gupta August 14, 2022
Updated 2022/08/14 at 5:21 PM

The iPhone Control Center is accessible even when the device is locked. In order to guarantee the security of your machine, it is advised that this permission is not available, and the control panel should only appear to the smartphone owner.

Learn how to block access on the locked screen.




In case of theft, one of the first actions that the thief will take will be to put your iPhone in Flight Mode, so that it is not possible to find its whereabouts. So today we show you how you can block access to Control Center on the locked screen.

For this to be an extra security solution, you must already have your machine protected with Face ID or code. Thus, whoever steals the iPhone, in addition to not being able to unlock it, at the outset, will not be able to put it in Flight Mode.

It should be noted that, in case you have Face ID activated, the Control Center will still be accessible on the locked screen, in front of your face.

Secure your Control Center on iPhone Lock Screen

access Definitionsswipe until you find Face ID and code and click on that option.

After entering your code, swipe until you find Control Center and disable this option.

Control Center disabled on locked screen

In this way, whenever someone tries to access the Control Center of your iPhone on the locked screen, they will not be able to, since Face ID is required.

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