How to Add a Dark Mode Switch to the Control Center on an iPhone 11

The steps in this article are going to show you how to add a button for Dark Mode to the Control Center on your iPhone 11.

  • Adding this button to the Control Center lets you switch between light or dark mode very quickly.
  • There are additional things you can add to your iPhone’s Control Center, including a button for Low Power Mode, Screen Recording, and more.
  • On an iPhone 11 and other iPhone models without a Home button, you swipe down from the top-right corner to open the Control Center.
  • On iPhone models with a Home button, you swipe up from the bottom of the screen to open the Control Center.
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How to Add Dark Mode to the Control Center on an iPhone

how to add Dark Mode to the Control Center on an iPhone

This article will show you how to add a Dark Mode button to the Control Center on an iPhone 11.

Prep Time 1 minute
Active Time 1 minute
Additional Time 1 minute
Total Time 3 minutes
Difficulty Easy

Tools

  • iPhone

Instructions

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Choose Control Center.
  3. Tap Customize Controls.
  4. Touch the + to the left of Dark Mode.

Notes

You can open the Control Center by swiping down from the top-right corner on an iPhone 11.

The Dark Mode button will stay in the Control Center permanently unless you go back and remove it later.

Not all apps are affected by Dark Mode. Some apps will still look the same, regardless of whether light mode or dark mode is set.

The iOS 13 update for the iPhone 11 introduced something called Dark Mode. The dark mode setting has been available for a number of apps, like YouTube and Twitch, but it was absent from the iPhone until recently.

Using dark mode can make your iPhone much easier to view in low-light environments, and many people simply prefer the aesthetic of the darker menus and app screens.

Our guide below is going to show you how to add a button for dark mode to your iPhone’s Control Center to make it even easier for you to switch between light mode and dark mode.

How to Switch to Dark Mode from the iPhone Control Center

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 13.4.1. While dark mode will change the appearance of many of the apps on your device, it won’t change all of them. Additionally, some apps have their own dark mode settings which aren’t controlled by your iPhone.

Step 1: Open the Settings app.

open Settings

Step 2: Choose the Control Center.

choose Control Center

Step 3: Touch the Customize Controls button.

tap Customize Controls

Step 4: Tap the green + to the left of Dark Mode.

how to add a dark mode switch to the control center on an iPhone 11

Step 5: Swipe down from the top-right of your screen to open the Control Center.

open the Control Center

Step 6: Tap the Dark Mode button to turn it on.

how to turn on dark mode from the control center

Find out how to stop your iPhone from automatically switching between light and dark mode by adjusting a setting on the display menu.

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