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How to unlock your iPhone 7 in winter with smartphone gloves?

How to unlock your iPhone 7 in winter with smartphone gloves?

For about a month, I’m an iPhone 7 owner. I was upgrading from my iPhone 5s and felt like it was time, even though I liked the smaller form factor of the iPhone 5s. With the upgrade, there were two major new features in the hardware that I needed to get used to – the non-existent home button and the vanished headphone jack.

While the headphone jack problem can be solved easily by just using the adapter that comes in the box with the phone, the home button has a “bug” that apparently nobody thought of.

It’s getting cold in Berlin and we are starting to wear gloves. Now, you have these nice gloves with the special finger tips that allow you to use your smartphone while leaving the gloves on. However, the home button being a 3D touch sensitive button does not react anymore when you are wearing gloves. It is just hard as a rock. So, how to unlock your phone? I tried different things. If you use the power button (right side) then you can see your lock screen and, if available, also notifications but still you cannot go to the screen where you can enter your passcode.

There are a couple of workarounds you can take from here:

Read the entire article here, How to unlock your iPhone 7 in winter with smartphone gloves?

via LittleMsMobile

LittleMsMobile by Kristin Montag With over 8 years of experience in the tech industry (virtualization and enterprise mobility), Kristin Montag became an Enterprise Mobility Specialist. She gained her extensive knowledge of this market in her roles as Product Manager and eventually Managing Director at Cortado Mobile solutions, a company providing a complete solution for Enterprise Mobility with a focus on mobile productivity. Before her change to Product Management, she gained 7 years of experience in international sales covering France, USA, Nordics and Germany. Her roles included Key Account Management, Channel Development and Director of Sales. Thanks to her close contact to customers and industry partners she analyzes new technologies, understands customer requirements and serves the latter with strategic advice. She shares her knowledge on www.littlemsmobile.com.

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