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El3ctronics

macrumors 65816
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Mar 30, 2011
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The speed of the new Touch ID is truly incredible. If I do a quick click on the home button the phone unlocked instantly every time. No more leaving my finger there for a second or two. One downside is it's not impossible to click the home button quickly just to turn the screen on and see your notifications. Guess I'll need to start using the power button to do that.
 

Mlrollin91

macrumors G5
Nov 20, 2008
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I cannot believe how fast Touch ID is. It's so fast that having a live photo as a lock screen is useless because you literally can't click the home button and then only go to lock screen, it unlocks instantously. I usually only click the home button to check my lock screen, guess I will have to use the lock button from now on.
 

EJ8

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Oct 13, 2010
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Was going to post the same thing. At first it was unlocking and opening so fast that I thought my lock code was turned off. The screen was opening the instant I touched the home button.
 

EJ8

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Oct 13, 2010
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One downside is it's not impossible to click the home button quickly just to turn the screen on and see your notifications. Guess I'll need to start using the power button to do that.

You can do it. You either have to deliberately pull your finger away fast or use an odd part of your finger like up by the nail. Or perhaps you leave one finger out of Touch ID and use it solely to check notifications. It's would be your Notification finger. :rolleyes:
 

Surf Monkey

macrumors 603
Oct 3, 2010
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This is literally... the funniest thing I've seen all day.
 

Knowlege Bomb

macrumors G4
Feb 14, 2008
10,184
8,821
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I'm hoping for some implementation of force touch on the screen to wake the device for notification checking. I doubt it'll happen as the power button is sufficient but t'would be nice.
 
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jaw3net

macrumors regular
Jun 25, 2007
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I think it will happen soon. This year's 6S/6S+ 3D touch is the "beta test" for apple to move to a home button-less iPhone in the near future. If not for the 2016 model, definitely for the 2017 model.

I look forward to that. Would be nice to have a smooth piece of glass all the way across. We will see what happens.
 

oldwren

macrumors 6502
Jan 3, 2012
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I think it will happen soon. This year's 6S/6S+ 3D touch is the "beta test" for apple to move to a home button-less iPhone in the near future. If not for the 2016 model, definitely for the 2017 model.

Only if they abandon the S cycle, which, with all the new upgrade plans, is quite possible. Otherwise, I'd say 2016 or 2018.
 

leegibbo

macrumors member
Sep 29, 2014
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Too quick! I normally press the home button quickly to check the time, and i keep unlocking the phone!Grrr. Remember to use unregistered finger! Lol
 

Polaroid

macrumors 65816
Oct 1, 2013
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Just press the SLEEP/WAKE button lol... (I know its more awkward but that is the point of a SLEEP/WAKE button)
 
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C DM

macrumors Sandy Bridge
Oct 17, 2011
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Just press the SLEEP/WAKE button lol... (I know its more awkward but that is the point of a SLEEP/WAKE button)
It's definitely an option, just often not as condiment especially with one hand when the phone is lying down for example.
 

jwflutterby

macrumors regular
Jul 9, 2008
148
3
Oh no I can't use my brand new phone *exactly* the same way I used my old one ;) j/k I'm having the same problem, just need to retrain myself to use the power button...
 
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