I have been using the Assistive Touch Setting on my iPhone and ipad for a while. I wanted to try out this feature to see how it would work for my own patients with tactile or dexterity/precision movement limitations with hand use.
To turn on the Assistive Touch go to: Settings/General/Acessibility/Assistive Touch/turn ON.
A white circle will show which can be moved around the screen to place.
Once the white circular button is tapped, it will show this screen to return to HOME, Favorites, Siri and Device.
When pressing the Device icon...it will give you access to volume controls, lock screen (put device to sleep), rotate screen, Mute and More....
When pressing "More"...you can access the multi-task bar, shake to undo typing, create gestures and finally do a screen shot.
Overall, this has worked really good for me. I like that I can quickly go back to the home button without actually having to constantly tap the home button. It really helps in switching from one app to another as well without issue.
One thing I do notice is that the iPhone doesn't always go to sleep, but stays on. So in order to remedy this for now, either I can hit the device icon and than lock screen icon...or press the power switch.
Hope this helps others with physical limitations or that uses adaptive accessories for their daily needs.
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