How to Turn Off Center Stage on iPad: A Step-by-Step Guide

During a video call in FaceTime, or when using video in a compatible app, open Control Center by swiping down from the top-right edge of your screen on iPad, or click the Control Center icon in the menu bar on Mac. Tap or click the Video Effects button . Tap or click the Center Stage button to turn it on or off.

Center Stage is a great new feature on the iPad that automatically tracks your face and adjusts the camera accordingly during video calls. However, you may want to turn it off for various reasons, and this guide will show you how to do just that.

First, you need to load up an application that supports Center Stage, such as FaceTime. By default, Center Stage will be turned on, and your face will be tracked as you move around. To turn off Center Stage, slide down from the top right-hand side of your screen. You will see the battery percentage, Wi-Fi, and other options. Tap into “effects,” and you will see the option for Center Stage. Tap into it, and it will turn off.

In addition to Center Stage, you may also see the option for Portrait Mode. This feature adds a depth effect to your face while keeping the background blurred. If you want to turn off Portrait Mode, slide down from the top right, tap into effects, and then tap into Portrait. This will turn off the feature.

Once you have turned off both Center Stage and Portrait Mode, your iPad’s camera will no longer be tracking your face or adding any depth effects. If you want to turn on Center Stage again, slide down from the top right, tap into effects, and turn it back on.

It’s important to note that Center Stage works automatically and does not have any customization options. If there are multiple people in the frame, it will zoom out to fit everyone.

Overall, Center Stage is a fantastic feature that can greatly enhance your video calls. However, if you want to turn it off, it’s a simple process that can be done in just a few quick steps.


Why can't I turn off center stage Zoom?
Tap the screen to bring up meeting controls. On the top-left corner, tap Turn On Center Stage to enable the video tracking. To disable Center Stage video tracking, tap Turn Off Center Stage.
How do I turn off stage manager?
Turn Stage Manager on or off On your Mac, choose Apple menu >, System Settings, then click Desktop &, Dock in the sidebar. (You may need to scroll down.) Go to Windows &, Apps on the right, then turn Stage Manager on or off.