Solved: remove “press home” to unlock iphone

One big change in Apple’s IOS 10 is the removal of the swipe unlock. Now to get into your device, you get the “Press Home to Unlock” to get past the Lock Screen.

If you have fingerprint authentication configured, you can change back to have your device unlock just by resting your finger at on the home button like before.

How To turn of the “press home to unlock”

  • Open the “Settings” app and go to “General” and then to “Accessibility”.
  • Choose “Home Button”.
  • Find the setting for “Rest Finger to Open” and change this to the ON position.

Now just rest your finger on home and in you go. Its the little things that make it your phone 🙂