iPhone 7 It was called "the most boring" smartphone Apple created so far, but it has brought a series of interior modifications that will influence the design of all the models in the future. Along with removing the audio jack and approaching a dual-camera system on Plus, switching to a Capacitive Home button and changing the unlock mode from "Slide to unlock" when you press the Home button could give you a lot of headaches in the case of a physical defect. Fortunately, Apple It has a solution: a virtual button on the display.
The Home button was on the previous models one of the first elements of a iPhone which could spoil. Now it is absolutely necessary to unlock the phone and is no longer pressing his physical Apple has used a system that automatically detects if it needs to be repaired. If, for various reasons, it malfunctions, the phone activates a software emergency and encourages the user to go to the nearest authorized service Apple.
To unlock the device, the screen displays a button "Home" virtual, which is not very different from what already exists iOS menu accessibility, as a function for people with disabilities. Unfortunately, this capability can not be activated automatically for users of older models iPhone, which would have a lot more chances to have trouble with the Home button after the transition to iOS 10.