How to Disable Notification and Control Center on Lock Screen in iOS 8

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You can access Notification Center and Control Center on your iOS 8 running device from anywhere from the system including Lock screen and Home screen. Now if you want to disable them then here is a tutorial on how to disable notification center and Control center on the lock screen in iOS 8 running iPhone and iPad.

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Having the ability to access Control Center and Notification Center from anywhere from the system  is indeed a useful feature, but it could also be a security threat as you can access these features from Lock screen as well. Now if you want to disable Notification Center and Control Center on the Lock screen in iOS 8 running iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5S and other older version of iPhone then here is how to do it. Follow these steps to know how you can disable them.

Note: Even after disabling Notification and Control Center on Lock screen, you would still be able to access both the feature, but to access them you need to unlock your device with password.

How to Disable Control Center On Lock Screen in iOS 8

Step 1: Go to Menu and tap on Settings.

Step 2: Tap on Control Center and switch off “Access on Lock Screen”.

How to Disable Notification Center on Lock Screen in iOS 8

Disabling Notification Center require’s few more taps than disabling Control Center. Here is how to do it.

Step 1: Tap on Settings and then on Touch ID and Passcode.

Step 2: Tap on Touch ID and Passcode or only Passcode if you have older version of iPhone without Touc ID.

Step 3: Tap on “ALLOW ACCESS WHEN LOCKED”.

Step 4: Now slide and turn off “Today” and “Notifications View”.

Step 5: That’s it. You have successfully disabled Notification Center from the Lock screen.

As I noted earlier, even after disabling, you will still be able to access Notification and Control Center on the Lock screen, but no one can access it without unlocking your iPhone with correct credentials.

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