Apple plans to replace the traditional Ring/Silent switch on the iPhone with a new Action button on its upcoming iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone15 Pro Max, as seen in this image.
The new Action button, which is expected to be available exclusively on the premium iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15, will function like the Mechanical Push button that allows users to manually activate a range of customizable functions, similar to the feature featured on their Apple Watch Ultra.
Steve Moser, a contributor to MacRumors, has developed the code for iOS 17 beta that allows users to set preferences and actions on the Action button in Settings.
Accessibility settings such as VoiceOver, Zoom, and AssistiveTouch can be made accessible to users.
Access to accessibility features like VoiceOver, Zoom, and AssistiveTouch, as well as other options. Shortcuts: Open a shortcut that allows users to send incoming or outgoing messages, play playlists, or control smart home devices.
To operate a shortcut that was either created or downloaded from the Shortcuts app, such as messaging, playlist playback, or smart home control buttons. Turn on or off Silent Mode: Similar to the Ring/Silent switch on pre-owned iPhones, this feature will mute or unmutе the ringer and alerts.
The Ring/Silent mode on older iPhones is similar to the silent mode, which can be turned off or turned back on for mute or unmutable ringtones and alerts. Additionally, you can use the Action button to take a photo or video of the camera app by opening it.
To take a picture or video, simply press the Action button or open the Camera app. The flashlight on the back of the device can be turned on or off.
Turn on or off the flashlight located at the back of the gadget. Enable Focus mode by activating or deactivating it.
Activate or disable the Focus mode. The iPhone’s camera can be transformed into a magnifying glass by using the Magnifier app to focus on small objects or text.
Using the Magnifier app, you can zoom in or out on small text or objects using your iPhone’s camera. Then use the Translate app to initiate a conversation or translation of text with the Action button.
With the Translate app, you can initiate a conversation or text translation with the Action button. The Voice Memos app allows users to record voice memos at any point and resume them later.
The “Action” button is expected to be a standout feature on the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 10 Plus, as well as the traditional Ring/Silent switch that was absent in the standard model.
The iPhone 15 lineup is just a few hours away, and Apple will be launching the iPhone series during its “Wonderlust” event on Tuesday, September 12, 2023 at 10:00 p.m. Pacific Time. The event will feature announcements of Apple Watch Series 9, Xperiential’s second-generation AppleWatch Ultra, as well as other products.
Our rumor roundup pages are here for you to read about the iPhone 15 and iPhone15 Pro, and we’re going to cover all of Apple’s announcements throughout the week.