With the iconic Home button gone for good, the Side button has stepped up to fill the void. Knowing how efficiently the ON/OFF button carries out multiple tasks like authenticating payment, activating Siri, triggering Emergency SOS and more, I’ve got used to it. To provide a bit better control; iOS lets you customize the click-speed of your iPhone X, Xs, Xs Max, and XR (pretty much the way the OS used to allow you to fine-tune the click speed of the Home button on the older iPhones).
So, just in case you find the sleep/wake button a tad too fast or sluggish, you can choose to fine adjust its speed depending on your convenience. Let me show you how it’s done the quick way!
How to Customize Click Speed of iPhone X, Xs, Xs Max, and XR Side Button
Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iPhone → Now, you need to tap on General.
Step #2. Next, tap on Accessibility.
Step #3. Scroll down and tap on Side Button.
Step #4. Up next, you have three options:
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.
Have your say
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.
You might want to take a peek at these posts as well:
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Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of iGeeksBlog.com, who has a keen eye for news, rumors, and all the unusual stuff around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting content on social media.