How to Use AssistiveTouch on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch?

2023-05-11 00:00:00/Posted by Alleny Gavinto iOS Transfer Topic/Follow @ MobiKin

Summary: Are you familiar with AssistiveTouch on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch? Do you know how to turn on, use and turn off it? If not, here is a guide on how to use AssistiveTouch on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.


AssistiveTouch is the accessibility feature that released by Apple, which is used to provide users with a convenient way to control on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Even though this feature comes to your device after iOS 5, but lots of iOS users still don't know how to turn on and use it on iDevice. So we write this article to show you the detailed guide how to use AssistiveTouch on iOS devices.

How to Turn on AssistiveTouch on iPhone/iPad/iPod touch?

There are few ways to turn on AssistiveTouch on iDevice. You can select one of them to turn on it on your own iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

1) Go to Home menu, and find "Settings > General > Accessibility > AssistiveTouch". Then turn on "AssistiveTouch".

2) Directly tell Siri "Turn on AssistiveTouch".

3) Tap on "Settings", and find "General > Accessibility > Accessibility Shortcut". Now, choose to turn on "AssistiveTouch".

How to Use AssistiveTouch on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch?

Now, you can see the AssistiveTouch icon on your iPhone screen., and here is the way to use it:

Step 1. Open the AssistiveTouch menu and you'll see all the shortcuts you have added.

Step 2. Tap on "Device", then touch and hold Lock Screen until "slide to power off" appears. After that, your device will be turned off.

Step 3. Tap on "Home", you can quickly access to home screen.

Step 4. Tap on "Siri", you can see Siri on devices.

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Alleny Gavin
Alleny GavinChief Editor
A chief editor at MobiKin, brings over a decade of experience in technical writing and holds a B.A. in English Literature. With a background as a Project Manager in the IT industry, he has authored 1000+ articles on, offering expert solutions for iOS issues. Gavin, a tech enthusiast, effortlessly recommends software with passion and extensive expertise in smartphones and software.
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