Let’s fix, Home button Not Working on iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus and users get surprised on home button unresponsive and Not clicking suddenly on Black Screen. See the possible reasons and Fix all the issues related iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Home button. First I need to Clarify that iPhone 8 & 8 Plus has capacitive touch but not a physical button that we used on Past iPhone models – iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 6S/6S Plus. But it’s Sensor button. That Vibrate internally that feels like a physical button. So it will minimize hardware issues and keep home button all time new [it will not affect any change in button’s pressure]
Symptoms that meets the common issues
- Home button unresponsive on iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
- Home button not clicking on iPhone 8, 8 Plus
- iPhone 8 (Plus) home button cracked or Not Clicking
- Home button goes dad or not working suddenly after screen replacement
Fixes to consider: iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus Home button not working & unresponsive
For Reboot or Hard Reset:
Press and Hold Below buttons until you see apple logo on Screen,
iPhone 8 Plus/8 Plus:
1: Press and Quickly Release Volume Up button,
2: Press and Quickly Release Volume Down Button,
3: Press and Hold Side Button until you see the apple logo on Screen.
To Start iPhone, Again press Side button until Startup apple logo on the screen.
iPhone 6S and Earlier: Sleep/Wake + Home button
iPhone 7/7: Sleep/Wake + Volume Down button
Press and Hold Below buttons on iPhone 7/7, iPhone 8 Plus/8 Plus: Sleep/Wake + Volume Down button, until you see the apple logo on Screen.
Now turn on iPhone, Press Sleep/Wake or Side button once.
Connect to power source, Use Apple’s lightning cable
No Charging, Your iPhone will automatically shut down because of no charging. Fuel power on your iPhone and Turn on after sometimes. Keep at least 15 minutes and try to start again. Use Sleep/Wake button once it charged. Or most of the cases iPhone will automatically wake up and Show passcode screen.
Home button will unresponsive until you pass the passcode screen.
Check or Reset Home button intensity
We can change settings for home button intensity, Choose your prefer intensity that your finger know easily.
Go to the Settings > General > Home Button > Choose your Click (1, 2 or 3). Next test home button intensity by place your finger on a home button. Select and Save.
Read more: Change Home button intensity on iPhone.
Check for Update iOS
If is there any battery draining issues, auto shutdown screen on the current iOS version. Check for new iOS that help to fix related bug fix itself.
Go to the Settings > General > Software Update.
Reset all settings
Go to the Settings app on iPhone, iPad.
Next, General > Reset.
Under Reset > Tap on Reset All Settings.
Backup or Clean restore iPhone 8, 8 Plus
Not help out above troubleshooting, Go with clean install iOS on iPhone, Try to install iOS 11 in your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus.
Touch ID to detect finger functionality work same on iPhone 8/ 8 Plus like old iPhone models.
Home Button Damaged or Cracked
Physical Damage or Installation problem might be the reason for your difficulty. Your home button looks like damaged, Go with Apple Helpdesk, Book your appointment at apple genius bar.
Above all are the causes of home button not working or damaged on iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus. Hope you get fixed, Don’t miss to share or join us on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.