Most of the iPhone users worrying about home button not working on iPhone 6/ 6S/ iPhone 6/6S plus, iPhone 7/ 7 Plus, Also in Old iPhone models ( iPhone SE/ 5S, iPad mini, and another iOS device). The problem on home button sensor does not work after long enough heavy usage and time, Apple giving 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 problem Home button not working on iPhone 6, 6 plus or other iPhone, iPad model in free of cost after expired hardware warranty.
Prerequisite: your iPhone must be running iOS 10 or later iOS version (iOS 11). iPhone 5S/SE, iPhone 6 and 6 Plus and later iPhone 7/ iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X.
If you know about Assistive touch under the accessibility that must resolve your problem on home button broken, not pressing or not working after updating iOS 11.
Useful in case: Alternate Ways – if iPhone sleep/wake button doesn’t work.
Step to Enable Assistive touch when Home button not working on iPhone 6/7/8/X and other iPhone model
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 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
- iPhone X: Side button + 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 Virtual Home button from Assistive Touch on iPhone’s lock Screen on home screen.
Step 1: Go to the Setting app and launch it.
Step 3: On your Screen, you will see 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 iPhone application or Game.
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.
Before that you have purchased Apple care plan when you bought, you have a chance to replace 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 regional apple support center and verify with serial number (Setting > General > About > Serial Number) if the device in warranty then you don’t have to pay for that.
Such big help by apple when Home button is not working on iPhone 6, 6 plus or other iPhone model running iOS 10/ iOS 11 or later iOS.