How to adjust touch sensitivity: iPhone, iPad, Android

How to adjust touch sensitivity: iPhone, iPad, Android

If you've ever found yourself in a situation where your phone is unresponsive to your attempts to unlock it due to gloves or dexterity issues, you'll be happy to know that most mobile devices now come with a great built-in feature that allows you to automatically adjust the sensitivity of your screen. This feature is disabled by default, but you can turn it on with a simple change to your settings. This article will walk you through the steps.

How to adjust touch screen sensitivity on iPhone and iPad?

  • To change the touch screen sensitivity settings on your iPhone or iPad, first, open Settings and then go to Accessibility.
  • Select Touch.
  • Then 3D & Haptic Touch. If you have an older device, you may only see the 3D touch option. You will see a slider that allows you to determine the sensitivity level. 
  • For the Haptic touch settings, you can pick and test the duration.

How to control the sensitivity of your screen on Android?

  • Go to Settings > My device, and select the Display option.
  • Check the option that reads Auto adjust touch sensitivity to enable the feature.

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