Using the Control Center allows quick access to changing some visual settings. You can adjust text size within specific apps (that support dynamic text size). Sometimes you may want larger text, for example when writing in docs, but you don’t want that size applied to all apps. Having text size slider in the control center allows quick adjustments as needed. Also, toggling dark mode on and off may be handy. You may prefer white on black text in Google docs but would rather view maps in light mode.
These settings can also be found in Settings > Display & Brightness and Settings > Accessibility > Display & Text Size > Larger Text
iPad Dark Mode and Dynamic Text Size in the Control Center video:
Instructions via edited transcript
I want to show a couple of visual settings and ways that you can quickly be able to make adjustments.
Open up settings, look for control center
See on the right side that there’s a list of included controls and a list of more controls
I want to put dark mode into included controls so I find dark mode and I can tap the green plus and it now moves up into the included controls I’m going to do the same for text size
I want to open control center now and to do that that is a single finger swipe down on the top right of the iPad going from off the iPad onto the iPad, one finger swipe down
With control center open, now I can see the two icons at the bottom of my list the dark mode icon and the larger text size icon
I’ve opened up Google Docs
I’ll turn on the dynamic text size and I’m going to bump that up
Open up control panel and I tap text size button and I have a slider so I’m moving that up to 275
Below that I show a switch that I could change from docs only for this setting or to apply it to all apps right now I’ll just leave it at docs
I’ll go back out with my home button to docs now I see that I do have a larger print there and if I was to select or tap within my document to get the choices for like selecting all or some other options like speaking that also is bigger now that I’ve made that adjustment
I could also change my font size within the app here. I’m going to select that text then I chose my font size button and I just bump that up there
Now let’s open up the control panel and turn on the dark mode which turns this to reverse contrast so my dark mode icon is there. Right now, it’s gray and white circle. If I tap it, I get clear 100 contrast black and white circle and when I go out back into Google Docs, now I have white text on a black background.