Home button became less responsive after a while, If youve used your iPhone for quite some time. iPad owners might jump in at this point and admit they have the same problem and until they will get the chance to upgrade to the next generation iPad, they need to take care of the unresponsive button now. Well, now here are tricks to help us all recalibrate the home button of our iPhones and iPads and to make it as good as new, or nearly: If the sluggish response of the home button isnt a direct consequence of the iDevice being dropped somewhere, then the issue is software related and can be fixed the same way. The first step is to open a stock app then the user needs to press and hold the power button. A familiar slide to power off message should appear and now its the time to release the power button and start focusing on the home button. Pressing the home button until the slide to power off message disappears and the app force quits should do the trick. Now the home button should respond more quickly. Probably this trick is flying around over tips and tricks websites, but is easy, reliable and proven, so a quick reminder doesnt hurt.