iOS 13: Home Button Not Working on iPhone 8 (Plus), iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6/6S (Plus), iPhone 5S/SE

Assistive touch icon on iPhone screen

Most of the iPhone users worrying about home button not working on iPhone 8 (Plus), iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6/6S (Plus), iPhone 5S/SE.  The problem on the home button sensor does not work after long enough heavy usage and time, Apple gave an official way to move home screen means without press home button without any third-party apps and the external device, hardware repair/ replacement.

Let’s see how to resolve the problem Home button not working on iPhone, iPhone, iPad model in free of cost after expired hardware warranty.

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If you know about Assistive touch under the accessibility that must resolve your problem on the home button broken, not pressing or not working after updating iOS 13.

Useful in case: Alternate Ways – if the iPhone sleep/wake button doesn’t work.

Step to Enable Assistive Touch when Home button not working on iPhone

1: Keep it charging up to 15 minutes, Check black screen iPhone showing Battery on-screen, Not lightning cable on screen.

iPhone is turn on But home button not working, Check below fixes.

2: Check for iPhone update

3: For Restart or Reboot the Device, Press and Hold Below buttons until you see the Apple logo on Screen,

  • iPhone 6 and Below: Sleep/Wake + Home button
  • iPhone 7/7, iPhone 8 Plus/8 Plus: Sleep/Wake + Volume Down button

Now turn on iPhone, Press Sleep/Wake or Side button once.

4: Reset all Settings, Settings > General > Reset > Reset All the settings.

Use the Virtual Home button from Assistive Touch on iPhone’s lock screen on the home screen.


in iOS 13 and Later –

  1. Open the Settings App
  2. Accessibility
  3. Touch
  4. Tap on Assistivetouch
  5. Turn toggle Assistivetouch on/Green.

in iOS 12.4.2 and Earlier all iPhone’s

  • Step 1: Go to the Settings app and launch it.
  • Step 2: Next, Tap on General > Accessibility > Scroll down and tap on Assistive touch and enable it. For disable, assistive touch (Dark icon on the home screen), move there and disable it.Home button not working in iPhone 6 fixed with Assistive touch option
  • Step 3: On your Screen, you will see a white round button with the black area. Just tap on it, the Home option will appear in the square area. Just tap on it when you want to move the home screen from anywhere in the iPhone application or Game.Home button inside the Assistive touch options

Note: Home button is not working and wants turn off iPhone without the home button, tap on Assistive touch icon on-screen > Device and Just tap and hold, you will see “Slide to power off” slider option for turn off.Turn off iPhone using Assistive touch in iOS 5 or later iOS 8, iOS 9

Before that you have purchased an Apple care plan when you bought, you have a chance to replace the iPhone in case your device didn’t drop or Accidental Damage. For that, you can replace the device with express replacement service.

Otherwise, you can contact the regional apple support center and verify with the serial number (Settings > General > About > Serial Number) if the device in warranty then you don’t have to pay for that.

Such big help by apple when the Home button is not working on iPhone running latest iOS.

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2 Replies to “iOS 13: Home Button Not Working on iPhone 8 (Plus), iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6/6S (Plus), iPhone 5S/SE”

  1. my home button is refusing to work when I click it, I just did a settings reset but it didn’t work, any suggestions?

    1. Hey Shaun, you should force restart your Phone or alternative your can use Assistive touch home button that you can add on-screen without installing third-party App. To do that, follow my steps:
      Open Settings App > Navigate General > Tap accessibility > Tap on Assistive Touch> Turn Assistive Touch On/Green. That’s okay. Now you can use it as your phone physical home button. Thanks for your feed back. if need further assistance then contact us without worrying.

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