How To Adjust Iphone 7 And Iphone 7 Plus Home Button Click Intensity And Speed

One of the iPhone 7 features that has hogged quite a lot of limelight is the pressure-sensitive Home button. Powered by enhanced Taptic Engine, the new Home button is equipped to detect and simulate clicks.

There is an option to let you adjust the Home button clicks on your new iPhone. You can choose three degrees of haptic feedback—Low, Medium, and Heavy. I have tried it on my iPhone 7 Plus and found it pretty handy. Would you like to try it as well? Let’s dive straight!

How to Adjust iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Home Button Click Intensity and Speed

How to Adjust iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Home Button Click Intensity

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iPhone 7/7 Plus → Tap on General.

How to Adjust iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Home Button Click Intensity and Speed

Step #2. Next, you need to tap on Home Button.

How to Adjust iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Home Button Click Intensity and Speed

Step #3. Next up, you have three options— Light (1), Medium (2) and Heavy (3); Tap on any of the three options to select it.

How to Adjust iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Home Button Click Intensity and Speed

Now, press the Home button to try.

Step #4. Once you have selected your preferred Home button click intensity, you need to tap on Done at the top right corner to confirm.

How to Adjust iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Home Button Click Intensity and Speed

That’s it! It’s a new option in the General section, specifically readied to adjust the intensity of click.

How to Change the Home Button Click Speed on iPhone 7/iPhone 7 Plus

There is another Home Button option available as part of the Accessibility suit to let you not just change the Home button click speed but also disable press-Home-to unlock, which has replaced the Slide to Unlock in iOS 10.

Step #1. Open Settings app → General.

How to Adjust iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Home Button Click Intensity and Speed

Step #2. Tap on Accessibility → Home Button.

How to Adjust iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Home Button Click Intensity and Speed

Step #3. Under Click Speed, you have three options-Default, Slow, Slowest. Select your preferred option.

How to Adjust iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Home Button Click Intensity and Speed

That’s done!

With the introduction of pressure-sensitive Home button, the process of taking a screenshot, rebooting, entering DFU Mode has slightly been tweaked.

If you don’t like the haptic feedback on your new iPhone, there is a way to disable the haptics for system controls and other interactions as well.

What’s your take on iPhone 7 and 7 Plus? Let us know your feedback in the comments below, on <

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