AssistiveTouch is one of the most common and highly used features on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices. We can use AssistiveTouch to control the device, perform gestures like pinch, multi-finger swipe, 3D Touch and use Siri. By Default AssistiveTouch is disabled on your iOS device and you need to Turn on or Enable it from Settings. Follow this guide as we explain you on how to turn on AssistiveTouch on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
There are a few ways to enable AssistiveTouch on your iPhone and we’ll guide you with all of them in this tutorial.
Turn on AssistiveTouch on iPhone from Settings:
Step 1: On your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, open Settings.
Step 2: Go to General > Accessibility.
Step 3: Look for AssistiveTouch and tap on it.
Step 4: Toggle the Switch to enable it.
Enable AssistiveTouch on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch using Siri:
Step 1: Press and hold the Home button to launch Siri.
Step 2: Tell Siri “Turn on AssistiveTouch”.
That’s it, Siri will now turn on AssistiveTouch on your iOS device.
Once the AssistiveTouch is enabled on your iOS device, you can use it to control the device. You can press the Home button, Launch Control Centre, use Siri, and open Notification Centre.
It also comes with Device option, by tapping on it provides with more options like Lock Screen, Rotate Screen, Volume Up, Volume Down, Mute, Multitasking, Shake, SOS, and Screenshot etc.
We can also use gestures like pinch, 3D Touch, and Double-Tap. We can also set our custom gestures by tapping on ‘+‘ in AssistiveTouch or from Settings > General > Accessibility > AssistiveTouch > Create New Gesture.
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