Does iPhone 12 series have a home button

Apple’s iPhone 12 Max has been winning plaudits left right and centre for its incredible camera tech, it is the photographer’s iPhone”. Apart from this incredible technology, The iPhone 12 display has rounded corners that follow a beautiful curved design, and these corners are within a standard rectangle. When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 6.06 inches diagonally. As you may have noticed, your iPhone 12 has no home button. Where the Home button used to be, you now have an extra half-inch or so of glorious OLED display!

Actually, During the first decade of the iPhone’s existence, the Home button was a reliable constant.Before the iPhone X, we all usually Use the Home button to unlock your device or make purchases using Touch ID.Press the Home button twice to bring up the App Switcher. However, with the iPhone X, it suddenly disappeared,and since then, all the new iPhones (the iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone 11, and iPhone 11 Pro) have featured edge-to-edge displays with no Home button.If iPhone 12 are committed to  making a full-screen bezel-less display, removing the home button is a thing that have to do.And they were able to do it because users understand smartphones well enough to use the bottom-swipe as an alternative to a mechanical button.

How to get a virtual home button?

We all know that  you can enable your iPhone’s  AssistiveTouch to start up.Why does  iPhone keep the home button before iPhone X?The answer is usability. When the iPhone 12 come out firstly, most of people are not familiar with how to navigate a smartphone user interface or use swiping & finger gestures.Home button is a good way to help people operate better.But now, people are all familiar with the navigation and easy to accept this kind of innovation.You can get a home button on-screen on your iPhone if you’re not happy that Apple has phased out the home button on recent iPhone models. To add the home button function on-screen, turn on AssistiveTouch in the Accessibility section of Settings.

1. Start the Settings app on your iPhone.

2. Tap “Accessibility” on an iPhone running iOS 13. On an iPhone running iOS 12 or earlier, tap “General” and then “Accessibility.”

3. Tap “Touch.”

4. Tap “AssistiveTouch.”

5. Turn on AssistiveTouch by swiping the button to the right. The AssistiveTouch button should appear on the screen.

To use AssistiveTouch, tap the button which hovers on the screen. It should pop out into a button overlay menu with several buttons, including Home. Tapping home has the same effect as pressing the home button on the phone. 

You can also reposition the AssistiveTouch button anywhere on the screen by dragging it where you’d like it to appear. 

How to customize AssistiveTouch?

You can customize this AssistiveTouch menu as well by adding, removing, or changing the buttons. If you delete all the buttons except one, the AssistiveTouch button can function as the home button with a single tap. 

1. Open the AssistiveTouch settings and tap “Customize Top Level Menu.”

2. On the Customize Top Level Menu page, you can tap any button and change it to perform a different function.

3. If you only want to see the home button and want to get rid of the rest of the options, tap the minus sign until it only shows one icon. Then tap that remaining button and choose “Home.” 

Recommended Accessories for iPhone 12 series:

1. Ghostek Covert Clear Designed for iPhone 12 Case and iPhone 12 Pro

Current Price: $14.98

The case with R2x Shockproof Technology that survives drops from up to 8ft. The embedded metal kickstand enables you to watch videos comfortably. The super slim design allows iPhone 12/ 12 Pro to be MagSafe or wirelessly charged without taking off the case.

2. EasyAcc Clear Case for iPhone 12/12 Pro with Screen Protector

Current Price: $10.99

Ultra-clear transparent thin design reveals and enhances the original color of your phone, covering all buttons and supporting wireless charging, including MagSafe charging. The raised lips around the screen and camera provide decent protection when the phone is face down. The tempered glass screen protector protects against sweat and oil residue from fingers.

3. Anker PowerWave Pad Qi-Certified 10W Max

Current Price: $11.95

PowerWave Pad provides 10W output for Samsung Galaxy, 7.5W for iPhone, and 5W for other phones or wireless earbuds (including AirPods). Don’t fumble with your phone case. PowerWave charges directly through protective cases up to 5 mm thick (not including cases with magnetic or metal attachments).

4. Anker PowerCore Slim 10000 PD, USB-C Power Bank (18W)

Current Price: $29.99

PowerCore Slim 10000 PD is one of our slimmest PD power banks yet. 18W Power-Delivery USB-C port, PowerIQ-enabled USB-A port, and trickle-charging mode for low-power devices. Use the dual USB ports to charge two devices simultaneously. Power up your PowerCore in just 4.5 hours with a USB-C Power Delivery wall charger (not included).

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