Giuseppe Parrello


Quick Device Controls for Android


This app allows user to control Android features via Android Power Menu.
In Android 11 and later, the Quick Access Device Controls feature allows the user to quickly view and control Android features from the Android power menu.

In Android 11, just long press the power button to see and manage Android features.

In Android 12, open the Quick Settings drop-down menu and tap on "Device controls". Once added at least a switch, "Device Controls" can also be accessed from the Lock Screen.


Additional Information

Type Updated Current Version Size Requires Android
Stable July 9, 2022 1.4 2.65 MB 11 and up



Stable Download here Get it on Google Play Available at Apkpure
Checksum MD5 54303c2ab519eb4029fd41d10b9dda81
Checksum SHA-1 0f51232f63c99ad85d0cfa895c72c94ec5b27bee
Checksum SHA-256 bee4410bd6db542da3f598a60ec7f8a241af6c16c85d318e1ab1b5dfee078490


Important Notice

May 19, 2022 : The year 2022 will be a very difficult year for all Android developers. Google has published a policy page that all Android developers will have to respect, which includes the inability to install external APK packages (some well-known File Managers no longer allow this), the inability to access the user's location (and therefore also to GPS), stricter regulations on data security and privacy regulations, increasingly limits to access to device files, an increasingly restricted use of authorizations, up to accessibility restrictions. For no-profit programmers like me, who release free apps, it will be more and more a real risk to continue publishing on the Google Store. For this reason I carry on my apps especially on my personal website, in this case I have more control of the apps I publish, moreover these apps can be updated within the apps themselves (assuming that users may still find a file manager on the Google Store ready to install the APK file provided by me on my website for the first time).

November 7, 2021 : Starting from release 1.1, on the "Premium" variant you can directly update this app using a button located in the "About" window. This feature will not be available for users of the "Google Store" variant to avoid the ban of this app from the Google Store, as happened with the app "SSID Wifi Manager".

The "Premium" variant is available on the author's website.

To understand if the variant of this app is the "Premium" one, you need to go to the "Info" page of this app and inside the "Build no." field the name "Premium" will be inserted in brackets after the version number. Furthermore, always in the above-mentioned page, in the "Target SDK" field, the name "Internet" will be displayed in brackets to highlight that this app has been downloaded from the Internet - if this app is downloaded from the Google Store, "Google Store" will be displayed.

October 4, 2021 : Google releases Android version 12. In Android 12, the Android Power Menu has been changed and no longer contains the section to access the "Device controls". Instead the above-mentioned section is accessible in the drop-down menu of the Quick Settings. Once at least one switch has been added, "Device Controls" can also be accessed from the Lock Screen.

An "issue tracker" has been published on the Google Issue Tracker website called "Device Control Missing From Power Menu (Long press power button)", in order to get back the "Device controls" section on the Android Power Menu.
Furthermore on the Reddit website a discussion called "Android 12 - Device Controls removed from the Power menu for no good reason. Maybe we can persuade them to bring them back?", also this discussion in order to get back the "Device controls" section on the Android power menu.


Release 1.4 - July 9, 2022

Added Fixes

Release 1.3 - March 29, 2022

Added Fixes

Release 1.2 - January 24, 2022

Added Fixes

Release 1.1a - November 13, 2021


Release 1.1 - November 7, 2021

Added Fixes

Release 1.0a - October 27, 2021


Release 1.0 - March 21, 2021

First Release.



Quick Device Control