There’s nothing like a quick recalibration to make your gadgets feel that much faster. In the case of your iDevice, you may have noticed your home button isn’t a quick to bring up the Springboard as it used to be. If that’s the case, this easy tweak might be exactly what you’re after.
These steps are brought to us by Redmond Pie, so be sure to thank them when you can. There’s nothing complicated about it at all and, after you’re done, you should have a snappier home button. So, here’s what you need to do.
1. Open up one of the built-in iOS apps. This can be Weather, Mail, Contacts… whatever. As long as it’s one of the original apps on your device.
2. Hold the power button until the slide-off graphic appears. When it does, release the power button.
3. Hold down the home button until the slide-off graphics disappears. You should be back at the home screen.
That’s it, you’re done! I tried this on my iPhone 4 and it felt slightly snappier. If you’ve noticed your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch’s home button isn’t as quick as it used to be, there’s no harm in giving this a go. Let us know your results.