How to bring back the home button on your iPhone X
by Daniel Petrov / Nov 08, 2017, 4:53 AM
Apple made a number of compromises in its first effort to make an "all-screen" phone, but chief among those was the decision to ditch the home button with its integrated Touch ID finger scanner, and replace it with a Face ID biometric solution, achieved by the TrueDepth camera kit that warranted a "notch" cutout at the top of the iPhone X display.
both a muscle memory wall, and aspect ratio compatibility issues. Don't cry and suffer, though, as there is a way to go home sweet home, even on the iPhone X, albeit in a virtual manner:As a result, those coming from a legacy iPhone hit
1.Go to Settings>General>Accessibility on your iPhone X;
2. Tap the AssistiveTouch option at the top, and turn on its switch;
3. Tap on the Customize top-level menu option, and mash on the minus sign until there is only one "Custom" star icon left out of the six initial options;
4. Tap in the custom icon, and pick "Home" from the long list of actions presented;
5. Set the transparency level when the Home button is not active to 20%, this way it won't interfere visually when you are scrolling down in Safari and reading an article, for instance;
6. Hold the virtual Home key, and move it to the middle of the dock at the bottom of the iPhone X's home screen;
7. Now each time you are feeling nostalgic, you can use the good old Home button, instead of the dreaded swipe-up gesture of your iPhone X. For unlocking the phone, though... well, that's still going to be done via a simple glance at the phone, why do you think Apple went through all that Face ID kit trouble?
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Slowly and gradually we are netering the time when no one will start to care about new iphone, ios or galaxy etc. I have been a regular visitor of this website since 2012. Nowadays this website is just a pro-apple website like trump supporters support trump no matter how much he lies
posted on Nov 08, 2017, 5:01 AM 7
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U need to stop drinking the libtard fake news koolaide.
posted on Nov 08, 2017, 5:28 AM 7
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horrible workaround IMO. I mean.. why they didn't make this a normal feature which will have space on the navbar?
posted on Nov 08, 2017, 5:18 AM 3
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if they did that they would be copying android, while they've done it before if they did this they would just be telling their customers that android does it better. Plus remember, apple doesn't care what it's customers want.
posted on Nov 08, 2017, 8:29 AM 1
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Let's just face it. Apple fd up on the interface. Should have made a robin fingerprint scanner power button on side.
posted on Nov 08, 2017, 5:30 AM 6
No and no. The nav bar works much better than the home button when you get used to it and to have a fingerprint sensor in the power button you need a wide power button which is impossible on the curved side of the iPhone X. Fingerprint sensors are going to die out and Samsung started it.
posted on Nov 08, 2017, 5:48 AM 2
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" Fingerprint sensors are going to die out and Samsung started it. " the next level of the fingerprint scanner will be under the screen and how amazing it will be , if apple toke it away from you that doesn't mean it's will die out ,face recognition wont be as easy and simple as FPS .. forget it
posted on Nov 08, 2017, 8:32 AM 0
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That is a terrible work around. So how do you open the applications underneath it?
posted on Nov 08, 2017, 8:57 AM 0
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