How to Calibrate Your IPod, IPhone, or IPad Home Button

Introduction: How to Calibrate Your IPod, IPhone, or IPad Home Button

Having trouble with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod home button? This is a simple and quick trick to calibrate it and get it working like new again. This is shown on iOS 6, but works on iOS 7 too. Let's get started!

Step 1: Go to Weather App

Go to the weather app. You can use calendar if you prefer, but I like to use weather.

Step 2: Slide to Power Off

Push the power button until the 'slide to power off' slide appears at the top with 'cancel' at the bottom.

Step 3: Hold Home Button

Hold your home button until the 'slide to power off' slide and the 'cancel' button disappear and you have exited the app to your home screen.

Step 4: Voila!

Your home button should work like new agin! If it still takes a few tries to get back to your home screen from another app, just do it again until it works. Thank you for viewing!

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    7 Discussions

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    kitchenstud
    kitchenstud

    8 months ago

    I replaced my digitizer and the iPad didn't work as it should. Sometimes it wouldn't take finger strokes, others the home button didn't, or it would just go white screen. This calibration fixed everything. It seems like a magic spell. Thank you.

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    john_m86a
    john_m86a

    5 years ago on Introduction

    This is cool. But am not sure it will work on iOs 8 or not.

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    amandabestor
    amandabestor

    6 years ago on Introduction

    Definitely trying this. My home button has gotten terrible over the years.

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    jdmiller500
    jdmiller500

    6 years ago

    It really works my home button works like new.

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    Lollipop456
    Lollipop456

    6 years ago

    This will come in handy