In this guide, we will provide two ways to fix the issue - one is direct operating on the iPhone; Another is turning to iBackupBot. Just check how to perform.
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iOS 10 comes with a lot of features, one of which are abandoning the "Slide to Unlock" feature
and adopting "Press Home to Unlock", i.e. Touch ID-enabled feature. This is cited as one of an
most important change. However, this may not be welcomed among users who want to fast
unlock their phones.
The good news is that there are still ways to turn off this setting in iOS 10 and return the screen
unlocking to its original behavior of the old generations. In this guide, we will provide two ways
to fix the issue - one is direct operating on the iPhone; Another is turning to iBackupBot. Just
check how to perform.
Solution 1: Return the "Slide to Unlock" Feature
Step 1. On your iPhone/iPad, open the "Settings" app from the home screen.
Step 2. At the "Settings" screen, scroll down the page and tap on "General".
Step 3. Touch "Accessibility".
Step 4. Scroll down and then select "Home Button".
Step 5. Turn on "Rest Finger to Open".
Step 1. To begin with, back up files from your iOS device. Note that the iOS backup must be
Step 2. In this step, you should download and install iBackupBot on your Mac/Windows
Step 3. Click and open iBackupBot app and select your Backup.
Step 4. On the sidebar, open /System Files/Home Domain/Library/Preferences.
Step 5. Double click to open com.apple.springborad.plist.
Step 6. Add the following two lines in it after the header information:
Step 7. Save the file.
Step 8. Close iBackupBot and restore a backup from iTunes.
Step 9. When the steps are finished, iPhone will restarted. When it has rebooted, the "Slide to
unlock" will go back to your device.
That's it! You can select one of them to disable the "Press Home to Unlock" feature and enable
the "Slide to Unlock". If you want to fast unlock your device, just give it a try.