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How to preserve your iphone/ipad "home" button

Preserve Your iPhone/iPad "Home" Button

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This is the guide to activate AssistiveTouch on your iPhone/iPad (screen navigation with on-screen Home button as one of the feature). Prevent your iPhone/iPad home button from wear & tear

Tap on Settings icon

Tap on Settings icon

Tap on General

Tap on General

Tap on Accessibility

Tap on Accessibility

Tap on AssistiveTouch

Tap on AssistiveTouch

Select ON

Select ON

Press your home button (maybe for the last time) and noticed the round looking button (hovers on the screen), tap on it and Voila! no need to use your actual Home button again, ever! :)

Try the happy dance now. *bear in mind, this feature has much more functionalities like gesture, lock screen, screen rotation lock, etc.

  • iPhone 4/4S
  • iPad
  • iOS 5.x