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How to Adjust the iPhone’s Volume Without the Side Button

Adjusting iPhone volume without the volume button at the left side of your iPhone can be difficult. But can be easily done with an alternative way.


What-so-ever you do during the day, you’ll have to adjust the volume of your iPhone. And in case your iPhone’s volume button – located at the left side of the iPhone, aren’t working you won’t be able to adjust the volume. In which case, you’ll have to look for an alternative and adjust the volume of your iPhone without the side button.

There are ways available from the touch screen of your iPhone. All thanks to the added features by Apple.

Are you aware of Assistive Touch? If not, let us discuss it. Because without assistive touch you cannot adjust iPhone’s volume without the side buttons.

What is Assistive Touch?

Well, in short, you can say Assistive Touch is your on-screen home button. Or all physical buttons on your touch screen. Which means, without even touching any of the buttons, you can perform all the actions. That to the right from your home screen.

I guess you’re excited to know more about Assistive Touch now. Are you? Let us see how you can use Assistive Touch on iPhone to adjust volume without side buttons.

Adjust Volume on iPhone without physical buttons

In order to give you an insight of the entire process, it is very easy and handy to perform. And easily accessible hence forth.

Step 1 : Go to Settings > General

Step 2 : Scroll a little down and look for Accessibility

Step 3 : Again scroll down and under Interaction section, find Assistive Touch

Step 4 : Toggle the switch on for Assistive Touch

Now, you can head back to your home screen.

Step 5 : Tap on the circular icon on your home screen

Step 6 : Tap on Device option

Step 7 : Now, tap on the Volume up or down to adjust volume

You must take care that a single tap will increase or decrease volume only by one point. So, to adjust it more, you’ll be required to press it over and over, again.

Adjust or Customise Assistive Touch Options

While you were under settings to toggle Assistive Touch on, there was an option to customise assistive touch. So, if you wish to change the options, add or delete options. You can freely do that.

Under Settings > General > Accessibility > Assistive Touch, look for Customise Top Level Menu…

Here you can either add or remove icons and tap on each icon to replace them with other icons. Or if you want to go back to the default Assistive Touch Options, you can just hit on Reset for that.

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Punit Khatrihttps://ideviceguide.com
Founder and Editor-in-Chief. Punit is an Apple fan boy who loves to cover all news related to Apple and it's latest devices. Constantly trying to help the general public by sharing content that makes it simple and easy for them to understand the latest technology and the updates around.


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