Control Center walkthrough on iPad with iOS 7, iOS 8 and iOS 9

iOS 9 is finally here and with it the iPad has many changes to the look & feel, animations as well as its functionality.

In this article, I will discuss the usage of Control Center. Please note that Control Center has been available since iOS 7 and is also available on iOS 8 and 9.


What is Control Center?

Control Center can be described as a shortcut to some of the most frequently used features

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How to configure the iPad Side Switch

This is a post that I should have written a long time ago. Rotating the iPad and muting the volume is a common daily task. Many times, we want to lock the iPad screen orientation or mute the iPad, such as when the phone rings.

IPad Horizontal Screen

The iPad side switch lets you lock the screen rotation orientation

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How to close iPad Apps

You may recall from a previous article on iPad gestures how to access the multi-tasking bar. For a refresher, click here.

When you show the multitasking bar, a lot of App icons may appear. Most of these Apps are in a suspended state which means the App is not closed but it is held in memory (although not necessarily using CPU or processing time). There are other Apps such as

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