1. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    Honestly, the hardest part for me is swiping down for control center. I cannot tel you how many times I have left an app trying to swipe up for control center. At least 200 times.

    Other than that, everything else has been golden.
    Even worse is sometimes not even getting control center to come down.
    12-11-2017 05:35 PM
  2. lgdlman's Avatar
    It’s actually pretty intuitive once you go all in.
    12-11-2017 05:52 PM
  3. eyecrispy's Avatar
    I got it right away. I like gesture based devices so it was really intuitive for me.
    12-11-2017 05:57 PM
  4. firedept10's Avatar
    I had it immediately. I have been using gestures for years on my iMac with my magic mouse and my MBP trackpad. So it was second nature for me. I love gestures for doing things.
    12-11-2017 06:02 PM
  5. TripleOne's Avatar
    Thanks everyone. I’m going to try to delay this as much as possible, I really need to save money right now. But I think I’ll be upgrading sooner than I wanted.
    There’s no rush
    12-11-2017 06:23 PM
  6. Quis89's Avatar
    Now that I think about it....Reachability sucks on the X. It was soooo much easier with a home button. Now, most of the time it doesn't work. You have to be exact on the positioning to get it to work. That's probably my only complaint now that we don't have a home button anymore.
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    12-11-2017 06:27 PM
  7. TripleOne's Avatar
    Now that I think about it....Reachability sucks on the X. It was soooo much easier with a home button. Now, most of the time it doesn't work. You have to be exact on the positioning to get it to work. That's probably my only complaint now that we don't have a home button anymore.
    Yeah, it is easier with a physical button to activate Reachability.

    But I do think it’s nice to be able to just swipe down on the home bar thing.
    Last edited by TripleOne; 12-11-2017 at 07:44 PM.
    12-11-2017 06:33 PM
  8. bakron1's Avatar
    WebOS and BlackBerry 10 users from the past will probably instantly adapt! lol
    Right on point sir and I have mentioned this myself in a few post.
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    12-11-2017 06:43 PM
  9. Quis89's Avatar
    Yeah, it is easier with a physical button to activate Reachability.

    But I do think it’s nice to be able to just swipe down on the home bar thing.
    I agree. It is nice. When it works lol. That's my problem. I love the idea. I just think the execution is less stellar. My experience with it is that it's not very consistent.
    12-11-2017 09:11 PM
  10. Not Quite Right's Avatar
    Now that I think about it....Reachability sucks on the X. It was soooo much easier with a home button. Now, most of the time it doesn't work. You have to be exact on the positioning to get it to work. That's probably my only complaint now that we don't have a home button anymore.
    I've found that if you position your thumb right on the edge of the screen and swipe down it works every time without fail. Now saying that, if one is using a case that has a lip there that could be a problem...
    12-12-2017 08:32 AM
  11. Quis89's Avatar
    I've found that if you position your thumb right on the edge of the screen and swipe down it works every time without fail. Now saying that, if one is using a case that has a lip there that could be a problem...
    I'll give that a shot and see how it goes. I use the Apple leather case so there is no lip down there.

    Thanks for the tip.
    12-12-2017 09:46 AM
  12. msm0511's Avatar
    As others have mentioned Reachability was the toughest to get. But once I figured out where to start the swipe down I've had no issues.
    12-14-2017 08:40 AM
  13. Roguefoxx's Avatar
    It took me about an hour to get used to the gestures. They seem very natural to me. Now the only problem I have is with my Note 8, I keep trying to swipe up from the bottom to close apps!
    12-14-2017 10:24 AM
  14. dflyer's Avatar
    Gestures is the way to go. Not very long at all.

    More trying to get used to the file management part though.
    12-14-2017 01:51 PM
  15. John Yester's Avatar
    About one night. Honestly
    12-14-2017 01:57 PM
  16. travis4380's Avatar
    Didn’t take long as I only had the iPhone 7+ for a year. Everything before that was an android. So for me I welcomed not having a home button and less bezel. I would like the size of screen to be closer to a full 6”.
    12-16-2017 04:13 PM
  17. calebt's Avatar
    I don't even own a X yet, but it took about fifteen trips to the stores.
    12-16-2017 04:16 PM
  18. Mits5139's Avatar
    About an hour and a half. It’s pretty slick once you get used to it and intuitive. I like it. I agree on the Web OS and BB10 comment as well
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    12-17-2017 03:21 AM
  19. TripleOne's Avatar
    About an hour and a half. It’s pretty slick once you get used to it and intuitive. I like it. I agree on the Web OS and BB10 comment as well
    It sure is!
    Very simple and easy to use.
    12-17-2017 08:18 AM
  20. iwoodland's Avatar
    2 minutes! Literally!
    12-17-2017 10:57 AM
  21. Terb's Avatar
    Couple hours max...
    12-17-2017 11:28 AM
  22. msm0511's Avatar
    I was thinking about getting an iPad Pro after Christmas, but after using my niece's tablet I think I'm gonna wait and hopefully they'll bring FaceID and the gestures to iPad. I don't wanna go back to using a home button anytime soon after using the gestures.
    TripleOne likes this.
    12-17-2017 03:20 PM
  23. swarlos's Avatar
    I was thinking about getting an iPad Pro after Christmas, but after using my niece's tablet I think I'm gonna wait and hopefully they'll bring FaceID and the gestures to iPad. I don't wanna go back to using a home button anytime soon after using the gestures.
    Yeah I’ve been wanting an iPad again as well but after using the X I definitely will wait till they add FaceID to the lineup.
    msm0511 likes this.
    12-17-2017 04:03 PM
  24. TripleOne's Avatar
    I was thinking about getting an iPad Pro after Christmas, but after using my niece's tablet I think I'm gonna wait and hopefully they'll bring FaceID and the gestures to iPad. I don't wanna go back to using a home button anytime soon after using the gestures.
    I’m hoping for a redesigned iPad Pro next year
    12-17-2017 07:46 PM
  25. popkurn611's Avatar
    I find it pretty wild how acclimated we all became to a “home button” over the last decade and the fact that Apple made this transition to gestures with such ease and adaptation is quite impressive. When I heard the home button was gone back in October I immediately became closed off and said I will not buy this phone. I convinced myself I wouldn’t be able to use gestures on a phone, I mean who in the industry besides blackberry does that?! Well, I definitely caved and got the X and was beyond shocked at how natural the gestures are executed from my fingers! Not all the gestures are ideal, but the most important ones I don’t even think about. I don’t miss the home button one bit, I don’t wish I still had one or wonder what if the X had one. There is no need for it with this device. Now the Face ID is a whole other story but for what it is worth it works quite well, just has some limitations over Touch ID that I do admit to be missing
    Mits5139 likes this.
    12-17-2017 09:12 PM
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