Thursday, February 18, 2016

How To Add Virtual Home Button To iOS 9 iPhone

Read this post to learn how to add virtual Home button to iOS 9 iPhone. Of course many of us have been in a situation where the iPhone Home button would stop working properly making it difficult to switch between different apps unless Assistive Touch has been enabled. And those with jailbroken device are really lucky, as a new Cydia tweak called SPTouch will definitely come in handy in such situations because it provides a virtual Home button for iOS 9.
 

Just like Assistive Touch, SPTouch also adds a new button to your iPhone screen that acts solely as a virtual Home button. This means that with one tap on the button, you can mimic the action of the physical Home button. It is really handy. So follow the guide below on how setup and enable this virtual Home button

How To Add Virtual Home Button In iOS 9

Step 1. In order to enable SPTouch tweak jailbreak your iOS 9 device with available tool.

Step 2. Once done, head to Cydia’s BigBoss repo and search for SPTouch that is available for free and supports iOS 9 firmware.

Step 3. Install downloaded app.

Step 4. Now you can start to use the tweak heading to the tweak’s preferences pane in Settings.

Step 5. The tweak adds virtual Home button to iOS 9 iPhone that can be dragged around freely on the screen to reposition it anywhere you want. Just like the Home button, a single tap on SPTouch will take you back to the Home screen whereas a double tap launches the App Switcher.

Step 6. You can also customize this virtual button the way you want. From the tweak’s preferences pane you can adjust the size and its transparency, disable it on the Lock screen, add a border to the button and much more. The big plus is that the changes take place right away so that you can customize the button accordingly.
 

SPTouch is really handy tweak that requires one step to access the virtual Home button on your jailbroken device.

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