1. Evilguppy's Avatar
    The no home button, the hand gestures etc.
    Because I tried playing with a X at the Apple store and it was mind boggling.
    I ask because even though my iPhone 7 Plus « appeared » to have survived its trip through the soak and spin cycle, I can see that it doesn’t work quite right anymore and it’s full of hiccups so I might need to upgrade afterall.
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    12-10-2017 06:13 PM
  2. jhnnyblze2000's Avatar
    To be perfectly honest a day at most. The only thing I still find myself messing up is when I go to close apps. I forget about the second step of long pressing till the red circle is there to start swiping away. Other than that it became second nature really quick.
    GolfnCPA, jlczl, lgdlman and 3 others like this.
    12-10-2017 06:16 PM
  3. Blaalad12's Avatar
    Took me literally an hour or two which was surprising! I come from an S8 though not an iphone so i guess i was used to not having a home button
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    12-10-2017 06:16 PM
  4. rong21's Avatar
    not long, maybe an hour or two at most
    12-10-2017 06:22 PM
  5. metllicamilitia's Avatar
    No time. I was used to it right away. I try to use apps that have gestures. I love them. I did tap the bottom of the screen a couple times and try to bring up control center from the bottom a couple times. But other than that in the first couple days, it was no adjustment for me personally.
    12-10-2017 06:32 PM
  6. mattguy10's Avatar
    Less than a day. When I try to use an iPad or iPhone with a home button now, I always attempt all the gestures I do with the X before I realize I must use the home button for some things on those devices.
    wbcolon likes this.
    12-10-2017 06:34 PM
  7. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    Maybe an hour or two. I find the gestures, aside from swiping down for control center, to be very natural.
    12-10-2017 06:36 PM
  8. nnahorski's Avatar
    Not too long, maybe a couple of days. Everything seems normal and intuitive except for bringing down the control center and Notification Center. I find myself using gestures on my iPad and of course they don’t work. Oops
    12-10-2017 06:45 PM
  9. nr2d's Avatar
    Coming from an iPhone 7 it took me maybe 2 - 3 hours if that. Not very steep learning curve.
    12-10-2017 06:58 PM
  10. gyounk's Avatar
    5 minutes. It was very easy to
    12-10-2017 07:16 PM
  11. mrbjr's Avatar
    Probably 5 minutes and I’m almost 8o!
    12-10-2017 09:20 PM
  12. TripleOne's Avatar
    Almost instantly.
    I adapt quite easily when it comes to technology.
    Not Quite Right likes this.
    12-10-2017 09:53 PM
  13. Onker1's Avatar
    Shouldn’t be a worry! Just do it, it doesn’t take long at all and you won’t look back! Good Luck
    12-10-2017 10:32 PM
  14. TheLegoJoker's Avatar
    I was very comfortable with it by the end of the first day. I only occasionally reach for the home button and that’s if I’m busy and quickly responding to a text. Other than that, the transition was seamless.
    12-10-2017 10:34 PM
  15. ajb1965's Avatar
    Not very long at all for me. Minutes actually, but I had only used iOS for about a month before I got it so I wasn't entrenched in the 'old way' of doing things.
    12-11-2017 06:57 AM
  16. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    The no home button, the hand gestures etc.
    Because I tried playing with a X at the Apple store and it was mind boggling.
    I ask because even though my iPhone 7 Plus « appeared » to have survived its trip through the soak and spin cycle, I can see that it doesn’t work quite right anymore and it’s full of hiccups so I might need to upgrade afterall.
    It took no time at all to get used to the gestures, but heck, it took a few days to break the habit of picking up my iPhone and instinctively pressing the screen where the home button typically is.
    Last edited by Just_Me_D; 12-11-2017 at 05:59 PM.
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    12-11-2017 07:58 AM
  17. Chief G-Hawk's Avatar
    It took me less than 1 minute to get used to the iPhone X. It's that easy for me.
    12-11-2017 08:23 AM
  18. pkcable's Avatar
    WebOS and BlackBerry 10 users from the past will probably instantly adapt! lol
    dflyer, Michelle Haag and Quis89 like this.
    12-11-2017 09:49 AM
  19. Quis89's Avatar
    The no home button, the hand gestures etc.
    Because I tried playing with a X at the Apple store and it was mind boggling.
    I ask because even though my iPhone 7 Plus « appeared » to have survived its trip through the soak and spin cycle, I can see that it doesn’t work quite right anymore and it’s full of hiccups so I might need to upgrade afterall.
    I honestly got used to not having a home button within a few hours. The gestures just seemed so natural and they made sense. Face ID is what took the most time to get used to for me. Took me at least a week or so to truly get used to it. The lack of the home button was super simple.
    lgdlman likes this.
    12-11-2017 10:10 AM
  20. Quis89's Avatar
    WebOS and BlackBerry 10 users from the past will probably instantly adapt! lol
    This x 100. Man I miss WebOS. If that ever came back I’d drop iOS in a heartbeat lmao.
    pkcable likes this.
    12-11-2017 10:11 AM
  21. Evilguppy'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.
    12-11-2017 10:13 AM
  22. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    I got used to it the same day, but I went back to an 8 Plus because the fluidity of how I can use it felt much more better and comfortable.
    Jude526 likes this.
    12-11-2017 01:47 PM
  23. InTheRed's Avatar
    Maybe 15 minutes? It’s an easy transition. You need to go through some actions a few times, like force closing apps, to get the hang of it but overall it’s very easy.
    12-11-2017 01:56 PM
  24. pkcable'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.
    You COULD buy a used 6S or SE to tide you over and wait for the iPhone X2 or whatever next year. The follow up is always better.
    12-11-2017 04:10 PM
  25. AugustVance'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.
    12-11-2017 04:32 PM
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