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Farewell to “Slide to unlock”: 10 iOS to unlock the iPhone uses the Home button

After nine versions of the iOS operating system it’s time to say goodbye to one of the most frequently used functions of the iPhone and iPad. Get ready to abandon the “Slide to unlock” to unlock the gadget: now it’s “Press Home to Open.

In iOS 10 Apple completely redesigned the lock screen. The familiar swipe to the right gave way to a new team to unlock – pressing the Home button.

In the beginning of a new way to access the desktop seems unusual. When you unlock the thumb habit is to do a swipe to the right, thus opening a new panel with widgets. By the way, you might think that your gadget jailbreak and put Cydia tweak for tricky lockscreen. But it’s true: Apple is the first to use widgets on the lock screen.

Such metamorphoses with the “Slide to unlock” is quite understandable: with the proliferation of devices Touch ID, users tend to click on the home button of the iPhone, instead of the swipe right to unlock. If your smartphone is not a miracle key for biometric authorization, you are not lucky.

IOS 10, even if your device is Touch ID, the gadget will be unlocked by pressing the Central button. As the usual swipe across the screen, time will tell.

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