How to Use Reachability on iPhone X

There is an all-new way to use Reachability on iPhone X. Let me show you how to enable and use it.

Reachability is a handy feature that lets you use your iPhone more comfortably with one hand. Though anyone would find this Accessibility feature very convenient, people with small fingers would enjoy it more. Apple has changed the way you enter Reachability mode on iPhone X.

As there is no Home button on the new iPhone, you have to use gesture to activate Reachability mode on your device. However, the process remains as smooth-sailing as ever before. Read on to enable and use Reachability on iPhone X.

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How to Use Reachability iPhone X

How to Enable Reachability on iPhone X

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

Step #2. Next, tap on Accessibility.

Tap on Settings then General then Accessibility on iPhone X

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Step #3. Finally, you need to turn on the switch right next to Reachability.

Enable Reachability on iPhone X

That’s it!

You have successfully set it up. Now, make the most out of it to use your device more comfortably.

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There are two ways to use Reachability on iPhone X.

How to Use Reachability on iPhone X

Step #1. Simply touch your finger on the gesture bar at the bottom of the display.

Step #2. Now, swipe down.

Enter into Reachability Mode on iPhone X

To go back to the full-screen UI, you need to just swipe up from the gesture bar or bottom of the home screen. Or touch an area outside of the active UI pane to return to the full screen.

To access Control Center when in Reachability, just swipe down from the top right corner of the screen.


Without lifting your finger, swipe up the screen as if you want to enter in app switcher mode on which you want to use reachability, and swipe down.

Use Reachability on iPhone X

If you ever don’t want to use Reachability, you can easily turn it off.

How to Disable Reachability On iPhone X

Step #1. Open Settings app → Tap on General.

Step #2. Tap on Accessibility.

Tap on Settings then General then Accessibility on iPhone X

Step #3. Turn off the switch next to Reachability.

Disable Reachability on iPhone X

That’s it!

Wrapping up:

We have rounded up the top 8 iPhone X swipe gestures. If you wish to have a close look at how they function, do check them out.

Personally, I’m very impressed by the swipe gestures that Apple has introduced on iPhone X. It’s really enhanced multitasking big time. What do you think of these gestures? Let us your valuable feedback about them 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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