How to Add Smart Home Controls to Android 11 Power Menu

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to add Smart home controls to Android 11 power menu. The most recent addition to Google’s own OS brought in a plethora of new and exciting new features. A few of the highlights were the new one-time permissions, a local screen recorder, and the addition of the Media controls and Chat bubbles. In any case, the greatest alter this time was with the Power menu. Prior to this update, you could only use the Power menu to restart or power off your device or to place a call to an emergency number. But with the new Android 11, this segment has been completely redone.

Keeping aside the normal features and options of the power menu, you can also carry out virtual transactions using NFC cards added in the Google Pay shortcuts. Apart from that, there are a plethora of smart home controls. As the name suggests, the smart home controls can be used to turn off or on all your smart appliances directly from this menu. Similarly, you also have the option of making some adjustments to the menu. This guide will be talking about those modifications. Today, we will show you how to add smart home controls to Android 11 power menu. Read on!

Add smart home controls to Android 11 power menu

How to Add Smart Home Controls to Android 11 Power Menu

The new power menu not only presents the option of adding new controls to the menu, but there is also the possibility of removing a control that exists or to change the way they appear on your screen. By default, the controls are designed to be put according to the rate of their usage, this means the ones that you utilize the most sits in the top position. With that said, let’s discuss how to add smart home controls to Android 11 power menu. Along with that, we will also show you how to remove existing controls or to make other amends to the power menu.

Adding New Controls to Android 11’s Power Menu

STEP 1: First of all, you need to press and hold the power button to open the power menu.

STEP 2: Then tap on the overflow option (three dots) located on the right of your smart home name.

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STEP 3: From that menu, tap on the Add controls option.

STEP 4: Now you just need to tick mark all the smart home controls that you need to add to your power menu.

STEP 5: Finally, just tap the save button located at the bottom right and you are good to go.

STEP 6: Now when you open the power menu the next time, you will be able to see all the new smart home options that you added to the power menu.

How to Edit Controls

STEP 1: Once again, press and hold the power button to open the power menu.

STEP 2: After that, tap on the three vertical dots located on the right of your screen.

STEP 3: Now from the list that appears, select the option to Edit controls.

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STEP 4: Now, you just need to deselect the smart home controls that are checked that you want to remove from the power menu.

STEP 5: Similarly, if you want to change the location of the controls in the power menu, just drag and drop them to the location that you want them to be.

STEP 6: Once when you have completed all the changes, just tap the save button on the bottom right you are good to go.

So that was it! These were the controls to add smart home controls to Android 11 power menu. We hope that you found this article helpful. If you have any queries regarding this guide, post them in the comment section below.

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About the Author: Uzair Hussain

Uzair Hussain is a dedicated writer who loves to read and research about android phones and technology. Has always enjoyed exploring further into tech and likes to share his knowledge through publishing writings.

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