“I’m wondering if there is a way to unlock iPhone without using home button. My iPhone home button not working. I need to use the iPhone right now. Please help.”
As we known, pressing home button on iPhone is the way to unlock iPhone. But this button is easily broken which makes you cannot unlock your iPhone successfully. Thus, you may ask if it is possible to unlock iPhone without Home button? How can you unlock iPhone without Home button? In this article, we will show you how to unlock iPhone without Home button.
Part 1: How to Unlock iPhone without Home Button
This method will show you steps to unlock iPhone without home button.
Step 1: Go to Settings> General
Step 2: Locate Accessibility in the General menu and click it.
Step 3: Choose Home Button and toggle on Rest Finger to Open. This will allow you to unlock your iPhone by simply placing your finger on its Home button instead of pressing it.
Part 2: How to Unlock iPhone without Power Button
To unlock iPhone without Power Button, you need to enable AssistiveTouch on the iPhone. Follow below step to turn on AssistiveTouch and unlock iPhone without pressing the power button.
Step 1: Go to Settings> General> Accessibility
Step 2: Locate AssistiveTouch and toggle it on.
Step 3: Open AssistiveTouch menu by tapping the Virtual Home icon and then tap Device.
Step 4: Tap Unlock screen.
Part 3: How to Unlock Disabled iPhone without Home Button
If your iPhone is disabled and you are wondering if you can unlock disabled iPhone without home button, we would advise you to first fix this device back to normal. You can do this using either iTunes or iCloud. The following steps should help you.
Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your computer and open iTunes.
Step 2: Click the iPhone icon on iTunes and then click Restore iPhone. If prompted, click Restore and wait for the process to finish.
This method only works for Find My iPhone is enabled on your device. The steps are as follows:
Step 1: On your computer browser, open www.icloud.com
and log in using your Apple ID and Password.
Step 2: Tap Find iPhone. If prompted for Apple ID password, enter it. Click All Devices.
Step 3: Select your device from the drop-down menu.
Step 4: Tap Erase iPhone and then click Erase if prompted. Enter Apple ID password, click Next, and then click Done. Wait for the process to finish.