How to Adjust iPhone X Side Button Double-click or Triple-click Speed

Some of you might be surprised to know that there is an option to customize the click speed for the side button on iPhone X. If you find the multitasking button a bit too fast or too slow, follow this upfront guide to adjust double-click or triple-click speed for the side button on your iPhone X.

iPhone X’s Side button has stood up to the task fairly well, considering it’s been assigned to do multiple things like authenticating payment, activating Siri, triggering Emergency SOS and more. Do you know that you can customize the click speed for Side button on your iPhone X? For instance, you can adjust double-click or triple-click speed for the side button on iPhone X to ensure it’s in sync with your convenience.

Personally, I keep the click speed at the medium level. It just better suits my comfort level. Without much ado, let me show you how it works.

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How to Change iPhone X Side Button Speed

How to Customize Click Speed of iPhone X Side Button

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iPhone → Now, you need to tap on General.

Tap on Settings then General on iPhone X

Step #2. Next, tap on Accessibility.

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Tap on Accessibility in iPhone X Settings

Step #3. Scroll down and tap on Side Button.

Tap on Side Button in iPhone X Accessibility Settings

Step #4. Up next, you have three options:

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  • Default
  • Slow
  • Slowest

Customize iPhone X Side Button Speed

You can choose any of the options based on your need. For instance, if you find the click a bit too fast to handle, go for the Slow option. And if you want the click speed to be very slow, choose the slowest.

That’s it!

Have your say

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So far, I have no complain about the side button. It’s doing a fairly good job. What’s your take on it? Do share your thoughts about it in the comments below.

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Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.


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