How to Use Reachability on iPhone 12Pro/Max/Mini, XR, 11 Pro Max, XS Max, iPhone X: Without Home Button, Half Screen

Last Updated on Nov 23, 2020

The latest iPhone X or later model is such an attention seeker having found of new and upgrading functions to know about, and the first great thing about the iPhone X and later is the most extensive display of 5-8 inches and more giving a full-screen use as an OLED display and having HD clarity. Such large displays may make ambiguous use of the iPhone from single-handedly. The function of Reachability still stays in the new iPhone X, and the use of it is done without the Home button.

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How to use Reachability on iPhone in iOS 13/iOS 12

Activate Reachability function on iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone X: Half Screen View 

But the service of reachability is the only one that’s not enabled by default, and you have to activate this half screen view and use of it and enjoy Reach the Top function too all along with iPhone X gestures. For allowing the reachability function on your iPhone X, you have to follow few steps that include first of all you have to go to the settings app for its authorization.

Why and how to use Reachability on iPhone iOS 13?

That’s a very big question, as some Apple users didn’t know what is reachability in iPhone and how to do I reachability in iPhone. Basically, it brings ease in using large devices. Years after years Apple has made iPhone display larger and that creates trouble for iPhone users. Hence, Apple has introduced the Reachability function on the iPhone to navigate through iPhone single-handedly. In short, reachability activates half screen on iPhone so that you can reach all the functions with one finger.

Enable Reachability on iPhone XR, 11 Pro Max, XS Max, iPhone X iOS 13

Let’s head over on how to turn on half screen mode on iPhone 10 with step by step and Turn on Reachability in iPhone XR/XS Max, iPhone 8/7/6sPlus on iOS 13

Reachability in iOS 13 stays the same but the method to turn on Reachability in iOS 13 slightly differs from iOS 12 or earlier versions.

  • Launch the Settings app on your iOS 13 iPhone.
  • Scroll down and tap Accessibility.
  • Open Touch.
  • Enable Reachability on iPhone iOS 13.

Enable Reachability on iOS 12 iPhone

However, if you haven’t updated the iPhone to iOS 13, then here are the steps to use the reachability function in iPhone iOS 12.

Go to Settings App – Now tap on General – Accessibility – next, scroll down the screen and tap Reachability and turn Reachability toggle ON/Green.

In iPhone X, there are two different gestures to get top Apps, browser’s search bar and anything on the screen to the finger,

The first way to reach the top of the screen with the single hand on iPhone X-

To reach items (Apps icon) at the top, swipe down on the bottom edge of the screen.

The second way to reach the top of the iPhone X or later iPhone Screen –

Just Swipe up and down quickly from the bottom edge of the iPhone X screen.

Useful Way:

Reachability is Not Working!

Make sure Reachability is on from iPhone X settings, Check on Settings app on iPhone X > Accessibility > Reachability (Enable toggle). 

Don’t want Reachability function on your iPhone X; You can disable it by turn off Reachability toggle. Some users Don’t use Reachability because of incompatibility with the app and any other reason.

Get More: How to Activate one-handed Keyboard on iPhone X

Also, Other important Function and Gesture on iPhone X

To use and to enable/disable the feature of reachability you have to follow these easy steps and enjoy this function efficiently. For using this function in your iPhone X without any home button, the iPhone X is fully booked with the usage of the gestures, and they are very innovative.

Just of an example if you have to move to the home page you only have to swipe up, and you can swipe up and hold for the multitasking functions, or you can swipe left or right for frequent switching the recently open and used apps.

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