How to Add a Virtual Home Button on iPhone X - Quick and Easy

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Whenever they unearth one of their new advancements, they always bring the new fashion of the moment through their new devices and an easy-to-use user interface. And, since its inception, the iPhone X has been no stranger to this. Since its release, the iPhone X was presented with many new features.

But probably the most important thing was the disappearance of the Home button that existed from the first models. This made it a bit more difficult to go straight to the mobile House from any point.



Because, although since his departure he has received some criticism here and there, compared to the configuration with the other mobile phones of his generation it seems that all i fan of Apple are happy.

At the end of the day, this is a cellphone as opposed to a screen OLED frameless, which has great resolution and excellent additions here and there. But probably the biggest criticism it has is the removal of the home button.

Although, regardless of whether you agree with Apple's decision, you actually have the ability to make your life easier through Assistive Touch.

This is something it comes with iOS 11 and it really makes a big difference on the iPhone X, as it lets you use a totally virtual Home button so you can browse your mobile. See below how.

How to activate the virtual Home button on your iPhone X?

To add or activate your button Virtual home, you must use one of the additions that came with iOS 11 onwards, AssistiveTouch.

And it doesn't just make your virtual Home button a simple button Home, as it will give you the freedom to perform many actions through a simple menu which will give you better ways to navigate your device. Check out this step by step to activate it:



  • First, you need to go to the Settings section of your iPhone X.
  • Here, you need to enter the section Accessibilità and finally in the AssistiveTouch option.
  • Once inside you just have to press the button " Attiva ”And you will be able to have the virtual Home button on the screen at all times.

Note that if it's easier for you, you can tell Siri to turn on AssistiveTouch and Siri will take care of it right away.


What you need to know about your virtual home button

Once your virtual button is activated, keep in mind that it's not just a Home button. In fact, it is one of its many functions. Once displayed on the screen, you can capture screens, access certain applications directly or activate certain settings.

It also works perfectly as a shortcut to various actions that you can quickly perform on yours iPhone. And above all, you can move button anywhere on the screen.


Many may complain about this button, but even in previous models the model is a very interesting addition since it does not allow to use other means besides the physical button. Also, the fact that you can have it wherever you want is something important, so you can make sure it doesn't bother you wherever it is.

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