How to Return to Home Screen on iPhone X

Without a Home button on the iPhone X, how do you return to Home screen? I love the gesture Apple uses to go back to Home, as it feels just as intuitive as clicking the Home button had become. Look for the thin long bar, that usually appears white, black, or gray, at the very bottom of your screen. This is a good visual cue. Here’s how to return to Home screen on iPhone X.

Related: How to Add an On-Screen Home Button to Your iPhone X

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How to Return to Home Screen on iPhone X

  • Swipe up from the bottom of your screen.
  • That’s it! You've returned to Home screen.

As I mentioned above, the bar at the bottom of your screen is a perfect visual cue for where to swipe up from (although you won’t see the bar from Home screen, just within apps or on Lock screen); but once you get the gesture down, returning to Home screen by swiping up will feel completely natural.

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Conner Carey holds a bachelor's in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing and resides in Fairfield, Iowa. When she's not writing, you can find her singing jazz or lifting weights. Her personal blog is currently under construction, but you can follow her on Instagram @connerleecarey.