Similar to the iPhone with its Home button, Samsung has also been following a standard design for its Galaxy devices. The South Korean tech giant has turned its iconic Home button into a fingerprint scanner on multiple models. However, there is a cool new hack to make Galaxy home button touch-responsive with a simple app.

The app is called easyHome for Samsung, and it allows you to use home button without having to press it. The best part about this cool way to make Galaxy home button touch-responsive is that you don’t need root. Simply download the app on any of the compatible Samsung Galaxy devices below and enjoy.

DID YOU KNOW? Updato offers seamless and guaranteed phone unlocking for any device, carrier and region! It's quick and easy - try it now.

Step 1: Install easyHome for Samsung app

If you have a Samsung Galaxy device mentioned in the list above, go ahead and download easyHome for Samsung. You can search the name of this app on Google Play Store, or click the link below to download it.

Galaxy home button touch-responsive

Download easyHome for Samsung for free

Step 2: Make Galaxy home button touch-responsive

Once you have the easyHome for Samsung app installed, open it up and accept the license agreement. From the main screen, tap on “Start the app” and press “Activate” to grant the app device administrator permission.

Galaxy home button touch-responsive

Now that you have granted easyHome for Samsung the required permission, you can begin using the home button as a touch-sensitive key. Simply use the home button as a touch key to navigate through different screens. The fingerprint sensor in the Galaxy’s home button will work as a touch-sensitive key to register your actions.

Were you able to make your device an even cooler device by making Galaxy home button touch-sensitive? Let us know your experience with this cool new hack in the comments section down below.

Source: WonderHowTo

And as always, we end with an invite: don't be a stranger and join our community - be a part of the conversation where we help each other out, discuss the latest and greatest, and make the best of our tech.

unlock your phone

Easily and safely unlock your phone for any network provider in just minutes.

Get Started

View Comments

What's my model number?

There are several ways to locate your model number:

Option 1
On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
Option 2
Often times you can view the model number inside the device, by removing the battery
Option 3
Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool