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Hard to explain, but my new 6s has this weird bug where apps and/or the home screen with icons sometimes "cuts out" and is pushed halfway below. See screenshot for an example. This happens only for a few seconds, then it goes back to normal. Is anyone else experiencing this? I'm hoping it's some kind of bug with iOS 9, and not my iPhone itself. (The green/black 'blur' above the app is my background blurred out. If my home screen becomes cut in half, my folders/icons will move to the middle of the screen, vs. the top, where they are set.)

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ZombiePete

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That's a feature; when you double-touch (not press) the home button, the screen moves down half-way so you can reach the top. Make sure you're not inadvertently activating it by brushing against the home button.
 
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Saberon2014

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Hard to explain, but my new 6s has this weird bug where apps and/or the home screen with icons sometimes "cuts out" and is pushed halfway below. See screenshot for an example. This happens only for a few seconds, then it goes back to normal. Is anyone else experiencing this? I'm hoping it's some kind of bug with iOS 9, and not my iPhone itself. (The green/black 'blur' above the app is my background blurred out. If my home screen becomes cut in half, my folders/icons will move to the middle of the screen, vs. the top, where they are set.)

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Double tapping the home button enables reachability. It's a feature of iPhone 6 and up.
 
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KoolAid-Drink

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That's a feature; when you double-touch (not press) the home button, the screen moves down half-way so you can reach the top. Make sure you're not inadvertently activating it by brushing against the home button.

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Double tapping the home button enables reachability. It's a feature of iPhone 6 and up.

Ohh, I didn't realize this. I came from the 5s. What's this feature for - reachability? Is there any way I can turn it off?
 
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KoolAid-Drink

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Thanks so much! D'oh, I really thought this was a bug. You learn something new everyday!
 
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TurboPGT!

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Turning off useful features, always a sign of someone who doesn't know why they upgraded.
 
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tallazzPilipino

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I was still looking for what was wrong.. haha. I just wish Apple would go with a single light tap of the Home button as Back instead of the back arrow way up at the top-left corner. quicker than Reachability, and would allow more room for iOS 9's tiny Previous button.
 
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xraydoc

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I was still looking for what was wrong.. haha. I just wish Apple would go with a single light tap of the Home button as Back instead of the back arrow way up at the top-left corner. quicker than Reachability, and would allow more room for iOS 9's tiny Previous button.
Swipe to the right to go back. Works in most iOS 8/9 apps. No need to reach up to the back arrow.
 
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tallazzPilipino

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Swipe to the right to go back. Works in most iOS 8/9 apps. No need to reach up to the back arrow.
there's just not enough of the apps I personally use that implement swiping back. and several apps only show their menu pane or an entirely different window on the left side when swiping. I guess a global Back function on the Home button is just wishful thinking on my part.
 
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TechGod

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I don't know about ever, but yes rude is mostly bad.


He came from a 5s - that's the reason he upgraded
Yeah. Not everyone has to know about Reachability or use it and turning it off doesn't mean they don't know why the upgraded.
 
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