As far as customization goes, there's nothing you can do to change the look and function of the Control Center on your iPhone. By default, you can't alter the system toggles, but if your device is jailbroken, it's a completely different story. With the help of a tweak from developer plipala, called CCSettings for iOS 8, you can add, remove, and rearrange your Control Center toggles.
Step 1: Jailbreak Your Device
Before we start, make sure that you have a jailbroken iOS 8 device with Cydia installed. It's a really quick and painless process, so get that taken care of and you'll be ready to do almost anything.
Step 2: Install CCSettings for iOS 8
From Cydia, simply search for CCSettings, then tap the "Install" option on the top right, followed by "Confirm." After installation, hit "Restart Springboard" and wait for your device to boot back up.
Step 3: Add More Toggles to the Control Center
Now head to Settings -> CCSettings to begin editing your Control Center.
A few of the settings that appear include:
- Toggles per line: chose how many toggles you want per line (4, 5 or 6)
- Dismiss control center: hide the Control Center automatically when you select a toggle
- Kill music: stops music when you tap the kill background toggle
- White list: choose which apps you don't want closed when tapping the kill background toggle
The bottom half is where you can rearrange all the newly available and standard options. New toggles include Home, Lock, Kill Background, Respring, Screen Shot, Clear Badge, and Reboot, among others.
Step 4: Use Your New Toggles
When you bring up your Control Center, you should see your new toggles in place. Depending on how many toggles you have per line, you can view the next line of toggles by swiping to either side.
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