All Samsung Galaxy smartphones has a physical Home button below the display. In recent Galaxy phones, Samsung has integrated the fingerprint scanner in the home button. By using this feature, you can turn the physical Home button into a touch key. You can do this on Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy S6/S6 Edge, etc. and without root access.
If you would like to turn your Home button into a touch responsive key, here is how it is. By making your Samsung Galaxy phone’s physical Home button touch responsive, you no longer need to hard press the button, just tap on it, as you do on the back and recent capacitive touch keys. It can be useful if hard pressing the button is troublesome.
Read on to know how to turn your Samsung Galaxy phone’s Home button into touch responsive.
‘EasyHome for Samsung’ is a free download on Play store, which turns Samsung Galaxy phone’s Home button into a touch responsive. The app works only on devices with fingerprint sensor integrated on the home button.
Main features of ‘EasyHome for Samsung’ app:
– Force Touch homebutton like on iPhone 7 to jump home!
– Long touch to lock the phone, start camera, toggle last app
– Haptic / Taptic feedback on touch
– Touch sounds
– Capacitive Force Touch home button for android!
To enjoy its features, you need to keep the app running in the background. So disable App optimization in battery settings (Settings > Battery > App optimization). Also, if you use any memory optimizing applications, do not forget to whitelist this app.