If you happen to miss the iPhone’s bodily residence button, you’re not alone. President Trump misses it, too.
How do we all know? As a result of The Donald tweeted it to his 66 million followers on Friday night.
Addressing Apple CEO Tim Prepare dinner instantly, Trump wrote, “To Tim: The Button on the IPhone was FAR higher than the Swipe!”
To Tim: The Button on the IPhone was FAR higher than the Swipe!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 25, 2019
Trump swapped his Android handset for an iPhone in early 2017 when all of Apple’s handsets nonetheless had a bodily residence button.
In the identical yr, the tech big launched the iPhone X, the primary Apple handset to characteristic an edge-to-edge show — and no residence button. With the brand new design, customers needed to swipe up from the underside of the gadget to entry the house display.
The timing of Trump’s tweet lamenting the lack of the house button suggests he not too long ago upgraded to certainly one of Apple’s newest handsets — the iPhone 11, 11 Professional, or 11 Professional Max.
However regardless of being one of the vital highly effective individuals on the earth, we don’t see Apple altering course and including a bodily residence button to the iPhone 12 when it comes out (most likely) subsequent yr.
What to do …
Options? Effectively, Trump may dive into his iPhone’s settings and add an in-display residence button (Settings>Contact>Assistive Contact — extra detailed directions right here), or contemplate returning to Android for one thing like Samsung’s Galaxy S10 and Be aware 10 telephones, which have in-display residence buttons. Although contemplating the significance of his job an’ all, he’d need to ensure it has the repair for that dodgy fingerprint scanner.
But when Trump actually desires a house button and an Apple telephone, he’ll have to change to the iPhone eight, which Apple continues to promote, or contemplate the iPhone SE 2, if and when it seems.