Anyone with an aging , iPod Touch, or knows that the device’s once-instantaneous response to a home button tap can slow down over time.

ba38f3139cmedium.jpg Recalibrate your iPhones Home Button for Snappier PerformanceLuckily, there’s an easy way to recalibrate the button and restore its factory performance.

Roberto Garza posted a Snapguide detailing the simple procedure, which doesn’t take more than 15 seconds.

It may sound like snake oil, but the comments on the page are almost universally positive, so it’s certainly worth a try if your device suffers from this affliction.

Step 1:

Open a stock application like the , Weather, or Youtube

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Step 2:

With one of these apps opened, hold down the power button until the ‘slide to power off’ control appears.

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Step 3:

As soon as you see it, press the home button and keep it pressed until the red slider disappears and the app is forced quit to the home menu.

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Step 4:

That’s it! Now you should have a much more responsive home button.

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