iPhone Home Button sluggish? Here is the Fix to make it Responsive

Over time, the Home button on your iPhone or iPad can become sluggish and become less responsive over time. You may have to hit the home button couple times and other times it does not respond at all. Some users take the hard stance of iOS updates (most complaints began since iOS 5.1 upgrade). You do not have to reset any settings or reboot your phone or turn off any sync notifications with iCloud.

How to make your iPhone Home button Responsive

Here is how you can re-calibrate the home button on your iPhone or iPad and make it more responsive in less than 20 seconds.

  • Step 1: Open one of the stock iOS apps on your iPhone or iPad. This could be something like the stocks app or the weather app
  • Step 2: Once the app, say the stocks app is open, press the power button on your iPhone until the slide to power off notification appears
  • Step 3: Now, press and hold the home button on your iPhone. This will force iOS to quick the stock app for example you opened to quit

Now, check out the home button. It should be as responsive as ever.