Use Control Center to Change WiFi Networks on iPhone and iPad on iOS 13

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One handy feature added to iOS 13 is the ability to Switch WiFi networks (and Bluetooth devices) directly from the Control Center, on iPhone or iPad. In previous versions of iOS, users could always enable/disable both WiFi and Bluetooth via the Control Center. Now, however, you're able to connect to a network (saved networks) or Bluetooth device (saved devices) without having to open the Settings app. This is an excellent feature for when you're switching up networks and Bluetooth devices on-the-fly.

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In the following Visi guide, we're going to cover using the control center to switch between WiFi networks and Bluetooth devices/connections. For this article, we used an iPhone 7 running iOS 13.3.

Change WiFi Networks From Control Center on iPhone and iPad

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    Swipe up from the bottom edge of your display
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    For iPhone X users, swipe down from the side of the screen.
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    Tap+hold (long press) the WiFi icon.
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    Tap+hold (long press) the WiFi icon once again.
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    You'll list of available WiFi networks, tap the one you wish to connect to
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    If the network you select is new or not saved, you'll get redirected to Settings > WiFi.
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    To access your device's WiFi options, tap WiFi Settings.
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    Here you can edit, delete, and manage all your network connections.
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    To switch the Bluetooth device, bring up your control center, tap+hold the Bluetooth icon, then tap+hold the Bluetooth icon one more time.
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    Tap one of the available (in range) devices, or tap Bluetooth Settings
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    If you attempt to pair a new device, you'll get redirected to Settings > Bluetooth.
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    Here you can manage all your Bluetooth devices/connections.
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If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.

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