Adjusting the Home Button Click Speed on iPhone and iPad

Learn how to adjust the click speed of the home button on your iOS device

The home button is one of the most used buttons in iOS devices during its life , because it allows us to close applications, return to the main screen of our springboard, take screenshots if we combine it with the power or sleep button and even if we press two or three times in a row on this main home button, we have the possibility to see what we are listening to or open the player of one of the applications, and activate or access one of the important functions of the iPhone, such as the multitasking that runs on the bottom of our device.

Although if you are an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch user, you will already know the importance of this button and the options that we can activate or deactivate by making several clicks on the home button. It all depends on the functions we have configured in our device.

Adjusting the Home Button Click Speed on iPhone and iPad
Adjusting the Home Button Click Speed on iPhone and iPad

But we have to admit that sometimes the default click speed on our device can become a bit fast for some users , which can be a problem. But don’t worry, in case you didn’t know, there is a solution for that. Today we’re going to show you how you can change the speed of the home button to make use of special functions . Will you join us?

How to change the speed of pressing the home button

Fortunately, since Apple released the iOS 6 version (from now on) it is already possible to make changes in the speed required to activate the home button functions. For this you have to follow the next steps:

  1. Open your device’s Settings application.
  2. Go to the General section.
  3. Click on Accessibility.
  4. Scroll down to the Motricity options and select Click Speed.
  5. Now we only have to select the option that interests us the most.

Switching to any of these speed options will change the speed at which we have to make several taps on the home button. When we select any of the options it will not be necessary to test it to see the new speed, since the device will vibrate showing the speed needed to activate the double or triple click, making it more functional for those people who find it more difficult.

As you can see it is quite easy to make use of this customization on your iOS device and it can surely be very useful for you or a friend. And you, have you made use of this feature? Tell us your experience and tell us your doubts below.

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