You can now disable iOS 10’s most annoying new feature… but I don’t want to
The feature the article below talks about is that after waking the device you now need to press the home button to enter it. Before, you could just rest your finger on the home button and the fingerprint recognition made you enter the phone. I must say, at first, I always rested my finger and nothing happened until I read “press home to unlock”. It was a little extra effort but worked for me. Then I read about the possibility to disable this feature in the latest beta in the article below. I tried it out. I must say, I kind of like the old version – maybe because I am used to it. The author of the article below says, with the press of the home button we can stay longer on the lock screen and use the new features like answering messages. However, we are also on the lock screen when the device wakes. We do not need to hold our finger on the home button to enter; we can simply stay on the lock screen. I will work with the disabled feature for a while and see if I am presented with any restrictions. I’ll keep you posted.
Apple’s new iOS 10 software is anything but an Earth-shattering update. Instead, it’s a release that’s packed full of refinements and new features that enhance Apple’s existing apps. That said, there are a few changes that impact fundamental iPhone and iPad functionality, and some of those changes have been received better than others by iPhone users with access to the public and private iOS 10 betas. For example, everyone seems to love the new lock screen in Apple’s latest iOS software, but the new gesture used to actually unlock the phone had been widely criticized.
As it often does, Apple listened to users and made a change earlier this month in iOS 10 beta 2 to address the “issue.” But after switching back and forth, I actually think that Apple got it right the first time.
In the first iOS 10 beta, Apple replaced its tried and true “slide to unlock” gesture with a new directive to press the home…
Read the entire article from BGR here: You can now disable iOS 10’s most annoying new feature… but I don’t want to