1. UKFan643's Avatar
    So everything I'm reading says you should have to press the home button once to wake the phone and then press it again to unlock. That's how it worked on my 6.

    Now that I have my 7, if I press the home button once, my phone unlocks. This happens when my phone is on the table, or even if I pick it up, wait for the screen to shut off again, and then press the button.

    This isn't how it's supposed to work, right? Anyone else seeing this?
    09-17-2016 10:43 PM
  2. nolhayes's Avatar
    from what I am understanding about the 7 there is physical home button so when you press it you're invoking the action of pressing the button like all other iPhones. Whereas on my SE if I lift it lights up and use the touch ID it unlocks but doesn't open the home screen whereas if I lift the phone press the home button (or just press the home button immediately) and use touch ID it will go to the home screen becasue the home button was pressed at some point.
    09-17-2016 11:00 PM
  3. UKFan643's Avatar
    Raise to wake works great, but that doesn't help me when I'm not picking up my phone. So if it's on the table and I want to see my notifications, I press the home button. Except it goes straight into my home screen. Touch ID is so fast it just unlocks. I thought the new home screen in iOS 10 was supposed to require two presses: the first to wake the phone and the second to unlock it.
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    09-17-2016 11:07 PM
  4. SwitchBeach's Avatar
    Press the Home button with a finger that is not registered in your Touch ID.
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    09-18-2016 07:07 AM
  5. Tartarus's Avatar
    Press the Home button with a finger that is not registered in your Touch ID.
    In theory that should work but I have registered both my thumbs, both my index fingers and both my middle fingers. I'd have to make weird moves to use the other fingers to press it
    09-18-2016 07:30 AM
  6. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    In theory that should work but I have registered both my thumbs, both my index fingers and both my middle fingers. I'd have to make weird moves to use the other fingers to press it
    I only have my right index finger and my left thumb registered. All I need. You can always remove a finger. You'd still have plenty for Touch ID.
    09-18-2016 07:36 AM
  7. Tartarus's Avatar
    I only have my right index finger and my left thumb registered. All I need. You can always remove a finger. You'd still have plenty for Touch ID.
    Of course that's a possibility, but I'm fine this way.
    I'm merely pointing out that some people like to have multiple fingers registered out of convenience. And saying to use a different finger will not be the solution to everybody.

    I use my iPhone in all types of situations where I have to unlock it using one hand because I'm carrying or doing something else with the other hand. That's the reason I even cheated registering a 6th finger to Touch ID
    09-18-2016 07:40 AM
  8. Brian Woods2's Avatar
    Of course that's a possibility, but I'm fine this way.
    I'm merely pointing out that some people like to have multiple fingers registered out of convenience. And saying to use a different finger will not be the solution to everybody.

    I use my iPhone in all types of situations where I have to unlock it using one hand because I'm carrying or doing something else with the other hand. That's the reason I even cheated registering a 6th finger to Touch ID
    Not sure if this is the solution but try going into Settings-General-Accessibiliity-Home Button and see if you have the "Rest Finger To Open" option selected. If so, unselect and see if that changes the home button to the way you want it. Hope This Helps.
    09-18-2016 09:22 AM
  9. TwitchyPuppy's Avatar
    Raise to wake works great, but that doesn't help me when I'm not picking up my phone. So if it's on the table and I want to see my notifications, I press the home button. Except it goes straight into my home screen. Touch ID is so fast it just unlocks. I thought the new home screen in iOS 10 was supposed to require two presses: the first to wake the phone and the second to unlock it.
    Press your lock button. It also turns on the display.
    09-18-2016 09:34 AM
  10. doogald's Avatar
    In theory that should work but I have registered both my thumbs, both my index fingers and both my middle fingers. I'd have to make weird moves to use the other fingers to press it
    Use the knuckle of your index finger.
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    09-18-2016 09:52 AM
  11. Tartarus's Avatar
    Use the knuckle of your index finger.
    lol. That would work yeah. But it's not me with this problem but the OP.
    09-18-2016 09:53 AM
  12. UKFan643's Avatar
    Not sure if this is the solution but try going into Settings-General-Accessibiliity-Home Button and see if you have the "Rest Finger To Open" option selected. If so, unselect and see if that changes the home button to the way you want it. Hope This Helps.
    Mine is turned off. Thanks though!
    09-18-2016 10:02 AM
  13. UKFan643's Avatar
    All of these solutions are ways to get around functionality that is not working as it is intended to. I understand I can find ways around it working this way, but I like the new functionality and I want it to work the way it should. I shouldn't have to delete one of my fingers from Touch ID. Apple made a really smart decision with how they wanted the lock screen to work on iOS 10 and I don't understand why my phone doesn't work that way.
    09-18-2016 10:03 AM
  14. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    All of these solutions are ways to get around functionality that is not working as it is intended to. I understand I can find ways around it working this way, but I like the new functionality and I want it to work the way it should. I shouldn't have to delete one of my fingers from Touch ID. Apple made a really smart decision with how they wanted the lock screen to work on iOS 10 and I don't understand why my phone doesn't work that way.
    Do you really need your pinky finger set with Touch ID? Use a knuckle! I don't recall ever tapping my home button while the phone was lying on a table. The screen maybe, but not the button. How often do you need to do that?
    09-18-2016 10:49 AM
  15. UKFan643's Avatar
    Do you really need your pinky finger set with Touch ID?
    No. And it's not. But pressing the home button with my pinky isn't how the phone is supposed to work. All I want is for it to work the way it's supposed to work.
    09-18-2016 10:51 AM
  16. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    No. And it's not. But pressing the home button with my pinky isn't how the phone is supposed to work. All I want is for it to work the way it's supposed to work.
    It works as its supposed to.

    Feedback
    http://www.apple.com/feedback/iphone.html
    09-18-2016 10:54 AM
  17. UKFan643's Avatar
    It works as its supposed to.
    No. It absolutely does not. Apple'a official guides for the lock screen say it's not. The description of the change at the WWDC keynote says it's not. You are not supposed to be able to go from a locked phone with the display turned off to an unlocked phone with one press of the home button. That's not how it's supposed to work.
    09-18-2016 10:56 AM
  18. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    No. It absolutely does not. Apple'a official guides for the lock screen say it's not. The description of the change at the WWDC keynote says it's not. You are not supposed to be able to go from a locked phone with the display turned off to an unlocked phone with one press of the home button. That's not how it's supposed to work.
    With the 6s Plus, it does the same. It bypasses the passcode pad. It works too good. That's why they added the Raise To Wake feature. You can also get the lock screen by pressing the power button. That's what I was doing before raise to wake. Send them feedback and explain your problem. They do read the feedback.
    09-18-2016 12:09 PM
  19. SwitchBeach's Avatar
    In theory that should work but I have registered both my thumbs, both my index fingers and both my middle fingers. I'd have to make weird moves to use the other fingers to press it
    I have my right thumb and right index and my left index registered. If I want to view the screen without unlocking the device, I merely use my left thumb. Easy peasy.
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    09-18-2016 03:49 PM
  20. anon(9733642)'s Avatar
    So everything I'm reading says you should have to press the home button once to wake the phone and then press it again to unlock. That's how it worked on my 6.

    Now that I have my 7, if I press the home button once, my phone unlocks. This happens when my phone is on the table, or even if I pick it up, wait for the screen to shut off again, and then press the button.

    This isn't how it's supposed to work, right? Anyone else seeing this?
    Your only other option is to turn off Rest Finger to Wake.

    Settings, General, Accessibility, Home Button and turn off Rest Finger to Wake.

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    09-18-2016 04:45 PM
  21. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Your only other option is to turn off Rest Finger to Wake.

    Settings, General, Accessibility, Home Button and turn off Rest Finger to Wake.

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    That doesn't help him. That way he presses the home button and it goes straight to the home screen. It bypasses the passcode pad or lock screen. He wants to press the home button and it land on the lock screen. They did that before the 6s/6s Plus. He wants to do it with the phone lying on a table. So raise to wake doesn't work. And he doesn't want to use a non touch ID finger. And I'm guessing he doesn't want to use the power button. It's the principle of it. He believes it should work as its supposed to. My opinion is he needs to use an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus.
    09-18-2016 05:44 PM
  22. UKFan643's Avatar
    That doesn't help him. That way he presses the home button and it goes straight to the home screen. It bypasses the passcode pad or lock screen. He wants to press the home button and it land on the lock screen. They did that before the 6s/6s Plus. He wants to do it with the phone lying on a table. So raise to wake doesn't work. And he doesn't want to use a non touch ID finger. And I'm guessing he doesn't want to use the power button. It's the principle of it. He believes it should work as its supposed to. My opinion is he needs to use an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus.
    I was with you all the way until you said I should go back to my 6. You're right, I just think it should work like it's supposed to work. Apple made a change to the lock screen to address the problem of the Touch ID being too fast and making it so you can't see the notifications. So they said you would need to press the home button twice to get into your phone. That's how it's supposed to work. A lot of people are complaining about that change but I would love it. But it's not working on my phone.
    09-18-2016 06:04 PM
  23. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    I was with you all the way until you said I should go back to my 6. You're right, I just think it should work like it's supposed to work. Apple made a change to the lock screen to address the problem of the Touch ID being too fast and making it so you can't see the notifications. So they said you would need to press the home button twice to get into your phone. That's how it's supposed to work. A lot of people are complaining about that change but I would love it. But it's not working on my phone.
    Seems they could have just fixed it for the 7/7plus. I think there was a lot of users who liked the one push quick open. I didn't get the 7/7plus. I'll use my 6s Plus til next year. No telling what they have in store for next year.
    09-18-2016 06:58 PM
  24. anon(9733642)'s Avatar
    That doesn't help him. That way he presses the home button and it goes straight to the home screen. It bypasses the passcode pad or lock screen. He wants to press the home button and it land on the lock screen. They did that before the 6s/6s Plus. He wants to do it with the phone lying on a table. So raise to wake doesn't work. And he doesn't want to use a non touch ID finger. And I'm guessing he doesn't want to use the power button. It's the principle of it. He believes it should work as its supposed to. My opinion is he needs to use an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus.
    Here's the thing. It absolutely 110% works. Okay 90% works. I can 9 times out of 10 hit the home button and land on the lock screen. Follow me here. My settings:

    Home Button: 3
    Raise to Wake: Off
    Rest Finger to Open: On

    Here is the key...it absolutely is setup to use TouchID and take you to the home screen if you hit the home button 2x and leave your finger on there the entire time. If you hit the button once and pull your finger off quick enough it won't register a 2nd push. The button is different and he's battling (a) the jump to TouchID 2 and (b) the new home button.

    The confusion I believe is in the way we are describing hitting the home button. Example is this. For me, iMore is in a folder on my home screen. With one tap, I get back to the folder showing iMore and the other apps. Another tap and I'm on the home screen. Or two quick taps and I'm to the Home Screen.

    This mimics the reverse. One quick tap and release from standby and you should be on the lock screen. A second tap and it unlocks. It's all about pressure and how long you leave your finger on the button.

    It really doesn't make sense in text because your not hitting or tapping any thing. It's different amount of pressure per se. I'm just trying to help. Good luck OP...I assure you that it works after getting use to it. Once you do it, it will become muscle memory.
    09-18-2016 07:34 PM
  25. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Here's the thing. It absolutely 110% works. Okay 90% works. I can 9 times out of 10 hit the home button and land on the lock screen. Follow me here. My settings:

    Home Button: 3
    Raise to Wake: Off
    Rest Finger to Open: On

    Here is the key...it absolutely is setup to use TouchID and take you to the home screen if you hit the home button 2x and leave your finger on there the entire time. If you hit the button once and pull your finger off quick enough it won't register a 2nd push. The button is different and he's battling (a) the jump to TouchID 2 and (b) the new home button.

    The confusion I believe is in the way we are describing hitting the home button. Example is this. For me, iMore is in a folder on my home screen. With one tap, I get back to the folder showing iMore and the other apps. Another tap and I'm on the home screen. Or two quick taps and I'm to the Home Screen.

    This mimics the reverse. One quick tap and release from standby and you should be on the lock screen. A second tap and it unlocks. It's all about pressure and how long you leave your finger on the button.

    It really doesn't make sense in text because your not hitting or tapping any thing. It's different amount of pressure per se. I'm just trying to help. Good luck OP...I assure you that it works after getting use to it. Once you do it, it will become muscle memory.
    I'm not the OP and have no problems myself. I use a 6s Plus. Maybe he will read your instructions and figure it out.
    09-19-2016 09:38 PM
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