How to Use 3D Touch in Control Center in iOS 10 on iPhone

Willing to make the most of Control Center using 3D Touch in iOS 10? You must check out these handy tips;

Even though it’s been just a few days since I started using the brand new iOS 10 on my iPhone, I’ve fallen in love with it. There are quite a lot of exciting features to explore and make the most of the compatible iOS devices.

Among the several features that have arrived with iOS 10 is the functionality in Control Center. If the touch technology was cool in iOS 9, it’s got even better in the latest iOS ecosystem.

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How to Use 3D Touch in Control Center in iOS 10

Look forward to mastering 3D touch in Control Center in iOS 10 on your iPhone? I bet, you would enjoy having a go at it. Let’s find out!

How to Use 3D Touch in Control Center in iOS 10 on iPhone

Note: Only iPhone 6s/6s Plus, 7 and 7 Plus support 3D touch.

Step #1. First off, you have to swipe up from the bottom of your iPhone to bring up Control Center.

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Swipe Up iPhone Screen to Bring Control Center

Step #2. In Control Center, 3D Touch works with Torch, Timer, Calculator, and Camera.

Using Torch: If want to use the torch, simply press on its icon. There will be three options-Low Intensity, Medium Intensity, High Intensity.

Operate Torch on iPhone Using 3D Touch

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Use Timer: If you wish to set a timer, just press on its icon. You will have four options-1 Hour, 20 Minutes, 5 Minutes and 1 Minute.

Access Timer on iPhone Using 3D Touch

Use Calculator: To use Calculator, simply press on its icon. You will get an option to Copy Last Result.

Calculator using 3D Touch in Control Center

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Use Camera App: If you want to use Camera app, you just have to press on its icon. You will get four options-Take Photo, Record Slow-mo, Record Video, Take Selfie.

Use Camera App from iPhone Control Center with 3D Touch

That’s all there is to it! 3D Touch works pretty well in CC. Undoubtedly; it’s a welcome feature, isn’t it?

Currently, iOS 10 is available for only developers who have registered for the beta testing program. Even if you don’t have a developer account, you can install the latest version of iOS on your iPhone.

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Some iPhone users who were updating to the newest iOS ecosystem faced with iTunes error 14. As it’s still in beta version, we don’t expect it to work at its very best. So certain issues like battery drain, freezing and app crashing may be common on most iOS devices.

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Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.


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