How to Adjust iPhone Home Button Click Intensity and Speed

Powered by enhanced Taptic Engine, the new Home button is equipped to detect and simulate clicks. There is an option to let you adjust the Home button clicks on your new iPhone. You can choose three degrees of haptic feedback—Low, Medium, and Heavy. I have tried it on my iPhone and found it pretty handy. Would you like to try it as well? Let’s dive straight!

How to Adjust iPhone Home Button Click Intensity

Step #1. Launch the Settings app on your iPhone → Tap on General.

Tap on Settings Then General on iPhone 7 Plus

Step #2. Next, you need to tap on the Home Button.

Tap on Home Button in iPhone 7 Plus Settings

Step #3. Next up, you have three options— Light (1), Medium (2), and Heavy (3); Tap on any of the three options to select it.

Change Home Button Click Intensity on iPhone 7 Plus

Now, press the Home button to try.

Step #4. Once you have selected your preferred Home button click intensity, you need to tap on Done at the top right corner to confirm.

Chage iPhone 7 Plus Home Button Click Intensity

That’s it! It’s a new option in the General section, specifically readied to adjust the intensity of click.

How to Change the Home Button Click Speed on iPhone

There is another Home Button option available as part of the Accessibility suit to let you not just change the Home button click speed but also disable press-Home-to unlock, which has replaced the Slide to Unlock in iOS 10.

Step #1. Open Settings app → General.

Tap on Settings Then General on iPhone 7 Plus

Step #2. Tap on Accessibility → Home Button.

Tap on Accessibility then Home Button on iPhone 7 Plus

Step #3. Under Click Speed, you have three options-Default, Slow, Slowest. Select your preferred option.

Adjust Home Button Click Speed on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

That’s done!

With the introduction of a pressure-sensitive Home button, the process of taking a screenshot, rebooting, entering DFU Mode has slightly been tweaked.

If you don’t like the haptic feedback on your new iPhone, there is a way to disable the haptics for system controls and other interactions as well.

What’s your take on this? Let us know your feedback in the comments below!

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