How to Reset the AssistiveTouch Menu on an iPhone

The AssistiveTouch menu on the iPhone can be very helpful for a variety of reasons. But it provides a lot of opportunity for customization and, if you have made a lot of changes to it, you might decide that you would prefer to reset the AssistiveTouch menu on your iPhone.

Our guide below will show you how to find the option on the AssistiveTouch menu that allows you to reset any of the changes that you have made, and restore the menu to its original configuration. You can then start fresh with customizing AssistiveTouch with the options that are most useful to you.

 

Reset the iPhone AssistiveTouch Menu to Default

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 5, in iOS 9.3. The result of completing this task will be an enabled AssistiveTouch menu that uses all of its default icons. The icons included on the default AssistiveTouch menu include 6 icons, which are:

  • Notification Center
  • Device
  • Control Center
  • Home
  • Siri
  • Custom

You can change any of these icons to something different by following the steps in this article.

But here is how to reset the AssistiveTouch menu to defaults –

Step 1: Tap Settings.

open settings

 

 

Step 2: Tap General.

open general

 

 

Step 3: Tap Accessibility.

open accessibility

 

 

Step 4: Scroll down and tap AssistiveTouch.

open assistivetouch

 

 

Step 5: Tap Customize Top Level Menu.

select customize top level menu

 

 

Step 6: Scroll to the bottom of the menu, then tap the Reset button.

how to reset assistivetouch menu on iphone

 

 

The AssistiveTouch menu offers the ability to perform certain functions that might be difficult if one or more of the physical buttons on your device are not working. For example, this article – http://www.solveyourtech.com/take-screenshot-iphone-without-power-button/ – will show you how to take a screenshot on your iPhone if the Power or Home button is not working.

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