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If you’re bothered by the new Search button introduced with iOS 16, here’s how to quickly remove it.
In September 2022, Apple released its latest iteration of the iPhone’s operating system — iOS 16. The update brought several new features, including a new search button on the home screen just above the dock.
While you could always search from the Home screen by pulling down the screen, Apple added a new button to give users a more obvious way to search.
If you’re not a fan of the new button, you can turn it off by following the steps below.
How to remove the search button on iOS 16
- open Settings app
- Press on The home screen
- Turn off during search Show on home screen
When disabled, you can continue searching from your home screen by dragging the screen down.