Access Control Center and Notification Center from Inside Apps in watchOS 5 on Apple Watch

With watchOS 5, you can instantly bring up Control Center and Notification Center panes from inside any third-party or stock apps on your Apple Watch. It’s definitely going to make your navigation a bit smooth sailing on the Watch.

watchOS 5 has some pretty neat functionalities. And the ones that have caught my eyes is the ability to access Control Center and Notification Center panes from inside any apps on Apple Watch. The new gesture works intuitively and is certainly going to expedite your navigation on the Watch!

The best thing about it is that it works seamlessly both in the stock and third-party apps. So, you can now turn on Theater Mode, DND and even take a peek at the notifications without leaving an app. Let me show you how it’s done!

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How to Access Control Center and Notification Center from Inside Apps in watchOS 5

How to Use Control Center Inside the App in watchOS 5

Step #1. Open an app on your Apple Watch.

Step #2. Now, you need to touch and hold your finger at the bottom of the screen for about a second.

Step #3. As soon as you see the Control Center peek, swipe up towards the top of the screen to bring up CC.

Access Control Center in Apple Watch within the App

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Bringing up NC inside an app is just as simple. Keep reading…

How to Open Notification Center Inside the App in watchOS 5

Step #1. Open any app on your Apple Watch.

Step #2. Now, touch and hold the top of the screen and then swipe down. The NC will appear on the screen.

Use Notifications Inside the Apps on Apple Watch

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That’s done!

So, now you have two ways to bring up NC and CC on your smartwatch. For those unfamiliar, the traditional way is to swipe up on the watch face to bring up CC and swipe down to access NC.

Have your say

I find this new gesture pretty intuitive. It’s definitely going to speed up your navigation. Let me know your feedback in the comments.

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Rajesh Mishrahttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Tracking down the trending stories that are making headlines on the Internet and exploring Apple devices are what appeal Rajesh the most. Aside from catching up with the fun-loving videos and FPS, he likes playing badminton and composing poems.

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