iPhone 15 Pro, iPhone 15 Pro Max Action Button will transform your experience; get it this way

Curious about the new Action Button on iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max? Know how to customise it for quick access to camera, flashlight, and more! Here's a step-by-step guide.

| Updated on: Nov 18 2023, 19:18 IST
Gift your kids these 5 best learning apps on Children’s Day
iPhone 15 Pro
1/6 Children's Day is celebrated every year on November 14 in India, the birth anniversary of India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. He emphasised the need to promote children's education and rights and was popularly referred to as "Chacha". United Nations also celebrates World Children's Day, but that is on November 20, the date in 1959 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child. Check out these 5 apps to make for a bright future for your child. (Pexels)
image caption
2/6 Duolingo ABC: This app has been created by the makers of the renowned language learning app Duolingo. It is a comprehensive tool designed to assist children from preschool to first grade in learning to read and write in English. With over 700 hands-on reading lessons, the app covers the alphabet, phonics, sight words, vocabulary, and more. This app ensures a fun and effective learning experience for kids.  (Play Store)
image caption
3/6  Kids Math: Math Games For Kids: This is an educational app that focuses on early mathematics skills for preschoolers, kindergarteners, and 1st graders. Through various mini-games, children can learn numbers, counting, addition, and subtraction in an enjoyable way.  (Play Store)
image caption
4/6 Epic : This app stands out as the world's largest digital library for kids, offering instant access to over 40,000 books, audiobooks, and learning videos. It includes features such as Reading Buddies, badges, and quizzes to keep kids motivated, and it supports multiple languages, making it accessible to a diverse audience.  (Play Store)
image caption
5/6 Baby Shark ABC Phonics: This is an educational app catering to kids aged 0 to 8, using catchy tunes and engaging visuals to teach basic ABC phonics skills. The app employs various activities, including tracing letters and tapping animals, to make learning enjoyable and effective.  (Play Store)
image caption
6/6 YouTube Kids:This app is specifically designed for children and offers a curated selection of family-friendly videos. With a safer online experience, parents can use features like Parental Controls to limit screen time, monitor viewing history, block videos or channels, and flag inappropriate content. The app allows for up to eight individual kid profiles, each with unique preferences, making it suitable for a wide range of age groups and interests. (Play Store)
iPhone 15 Pro
icon View all Images
Customise your experience with the new Action button on iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max. (Apple)

Apple's latest iPhone 15 Pro models come with a brand-new feature called the Action button, replacing the familiar Ring/Silent switch. This innovative button not only handles the traditional ring and silent functions but also offers a range of customizable actions to transform your iPhone experience. Want to quickly access the camera, flashlight, or Voice Memos? With the Action button, you can do just that and more. Know how here:

Personalising Your Action Button

The Action button on the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max is a versatile tool that allows you to tailor its function to suit your needs. Whether you prefer it for snapping photos, activating specific Focus modes, or running your favourite shortcuts, the possibilities are vast. And the best part? It's easy to make changes whenever you decide to switch things up.

How to Customise Your Action Button

1. Go to Settings > Action Button.

2. You will see an image of your iPhone's side with icons representing different actions you can assign to the Action button.

To choose an action, swipe to the desired function, and its name will appear below the dots.

If there are additional options for the selected action, tap below the action to explore the list of choices.

For Shortcuts and Accessibility actions, tap the blue button below the action and select a specific option.

Available Actions

1. Silent mode: Easily toggle Silent mode on or off.

2. Focus: Activate or deactivate a specific Focus mode.

3. Camera: Swiftly open the Camera app for photos, selfies, videos, and more.

4. Flashlight: Turn the flashlight on or off with a simple press.

5. Voice Memo: Start or stop recording a voice memo effortlessly.

6. Magnifier: Open the Magnifier app for quick access.

7. Shortcut: Run your favourite shortcuts or open an app.

8. Accessibility: Instantly access your preferred accessibility features.

How to Use Your Action Button

To execute the assigned action, press and hold the Action button. Many functions allow you to toggle settings on or off. For instance, if you've set the action to Silent Mode, a press and hold will activate it, and another press and hold will deactivate it.

Take control of your iPhone experience by personalising the Action button to streamline your most frequent tasks. It's a simple yet powerful way to make your device work even better for you.

Follow HT Tech for the latest tech news and reviews , also keep up with us on Whatsapp channel,Twitter, Facebook, Google News, and Instagram. For our latest videos, subscribe to our YouTube channel.

First Published Date: 18 Nov, 19:18 IST