Change or customize Assistive touch on iPhone 7, 7 Plus/8/8 Plus/X

Last Updated on May 8, 2018

Assistive touch is a primary root of iOS device that makes to access iPhone/ iPad so easy. In place of home button’s hard click, we can use it as a home button or other shortcuts on any screen. Here I discussed on how to change/ Customize shortcut button in Assistive touch. Enable or Disable it and How to fix the problem on assistive touch not working correctly. Especially for new users who want customize assistive touch on iPhone 7/ 7 Plus.

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Steps for Change or Customize assistive touch on iPhone 7/ 7 Plus/8/8 Plus/iPhone X

1 Customize assistive touch on iPhone 7 or 7 Plus

1: Go to the Settings App on iPhone.

2: Next, Tap on General > Accessibility.

3: Then, Find AssistiveTouch under Interaction.

4: Tap on “Customize Top Level Menu” > See icon layout.

1 AssistiveTouch Settings on iPhone

Here we can add up to 8 icons into a single layout or Replace icon.

Add more Shortcuts icon: Tap on “+” icon, Remove icon Tap “-”. Default arrangement icons are 6 and will add up to 8.

3 Reset or Change Shortcut icon from Assistive Touch

To replace icon: Tap on the Specific icon, that you what change. And select other shortcut options viewable on screen alternatively.

4 Add new icon in Assistive touch

Reset Assistive Touch Layout/ icon

If you found the problem on Assistive touch not working then reset is essential to short out your problem.

To reset all icon and layout Press Reset given below.

Turn on Assistive touch using Home button

Instantly Hide/ Show Assistive touch button on the screen using home button triple click, Set Assistive Touch for home button action.

5 Tripple Touch on home button settings

Home button is not working

A home button is not working, then you can use virtual home button available in Assistive touch.

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Else if you experience assistive touch freeze and not move on the screen, Then press Sleep/ Wake button once for lock device, after unlock screen try to use. Also, we can restart/ Force Restart iPhone 7/ 7 Plus.

We haven’t found any new updates from old iOS assistive touch settings, so you can try above tips on there also. Share more knowledge to Customize assistive touch on iPhone 7/ 7 Plus, iPhone 8/ 8 Plus, iPhone X, any newfound?

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