If you are running a recent version of iOS, then you might have Home Controls or blank squares filling up the space right in the middle of the Control Center screen.
For those who have lots of HomeKit Accessories in their house such as smart bulbs, iPhone controlled drapes, Apple TV and more the Home Controls are useful. However if you are someone who does not have many HomeKit accessories or don’t use them often enough to put them in the Control Center, Home Controls panel can be annoying.
For those with fewer home accessories iOS can even show blank squares, which can be bothering for some users.
Good news is you can easily turn off the Home Controls from your iPhone’s Control Center. After removing the Home Controls you will be able to get rid of the blank spaces or unnecessary accessories showing up right in the middle of the Control Center.
Removing the Home Controls should also make accessing the Control Center shortcut buttons that are found at the bottom of the screen more easy, especially on devices with smaller display.
How to remove Home Controls and get rid of blank squares on Control Center
You can remove Home Controls and get rid of blank spaces by follwing these steps.
- On your iPhone open Settings and go to Control Center options.
- From the next screen turn off the toggle for Show Home Controls.
There you have it folks, this is how you can remove blank squares on the Control Center or hide the Home Controls.