iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are comparatively big with 4.7- and 5.5-inch screens respectively. When you are using the iPhone 6 in just one hand (or using the iPhone 6 Plus normally), reaching the top of the screen/display can become almost impossible. That’s where the feature called Reachability pops in. And here’s how to enable Reachability in your iPhone 6/6+.

While your longing to have a big iPhone has truly come true, folks with short fingers can find it hard to use the big iPhones. There are times you would want to use the ultra-big iPhone with just one hand. But due to its huge size, you may not be finding it efficient or, let’s say, comfortable.

How to Enable and Use Reachability on your iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

This is why Apple introduced a feature called Reachability in iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. It’s very simple to enable it in your iPhone.

How to Enable Reachability on Your iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Step #1. OpenĀ Settings

Step #2. Tap on General

Step #3. Tap on Accessibility

Tap on Accessibility on iPhone 6-6 Plus

Step #4. Scroll all the way down to Reachability

Enable Reachability on Your iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Step #5. Tap on the switch to enable Reachability

How to Use Reachability in iPhone 6/6 Plus

Reachability lets you reach the top parts of an app (or of the homescreen) without having to reach all the way up.

To use this feature:

  • Double-“tap” on the home button. Important: Don’t double-click. Just tap twice.

Now you can use your phone one handed as comfortably as you would ever want by just Double-Touching or Tapping on the Home Button. Remember, you have to double touch or tap your home button; and not double press or click. If you double press or click on the home button iOS app switcher will open.

Just by touching the home button twice, the top-half of the interface slides down thereby making it fairly easy for you to reach all controls.