How to Use Action Button on iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max

Devendra Chande

The 48MP primary camera and the Titanium body are the best features of the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max that I found very charming. The company also introduced the Action button on the iPhone 15 Pro models, replacing the traditional Mute switch. This new Action Button is a force-sensitive solid-state button that offers a new level of control and convenience.

However, the feature is new, and both models are still not available on everyone’s hand. Therefore, we have developed the proper guide to use this new Action Button on iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max.

Uses Of New Action Button On iPhone 15 Pro & Pro Max

The Action button, situated where the Mute switch used to be, is a versatile tool that can be customized to access quick actions on your iPhone. Here’s a closer look at its capabilities:

Silent Mode

By default, the Action button is set to toggle between Ring and Silent modes. Quickly switch your phone to a discreet mode without diving into settings.


Set your preferred Focus filters and launch them with a single press of the Action button. It’s a shortcut to stay in control of your notifications and stay focused.


Capture precious moments on the go by launching the camera with the Action button. Never miss a photo opportunity again.


Need a light in the dark? Customize the Action button to turn on the flashlight instantly, illuminating your path.

Voice Memos

Don’t let brilliant ideas slip away. Activate Voice Memos with the Action button and record your thoughts anytime, anywhere.


Break down language barriers effortlessly. Configure the Action button to provide quick access to translation tools.


Struggling to read small text? Use the Action button to launch the Magnifier, making text and details clearer.


Personalize your Action button with custom Shortcuts. Send a message, open an app, or perform various tasks with ease.


For users with accessibility needs, the Action button provides quick access to tools like VoiceOver, Zoom, AssistiveTouch, and more.

How to Customize Action Button On iPhone 15 Pro & Pro Max

Configuring the Action button to suit your needs is a breeze. Here’s a step-by-step guide:

  1. Open Settings on your iPhone.
  2. Scroll down and select Accessibility.
  3. Tap on Accessibility Shortcut.

Choose the features you want to access with the Action button by toggling the corresponding options.


Did you like this new Action Button on the iPhone 15 premium devices? Do you think it is valid? Share your feedback in the comment box.

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Devendra is a full-time writer at ConsideringaApple and he is fond of new things in the tech world. He loves to read novels and write poems. This adventure-seeking guy is a hodophile who has an aim to explore all the beautiful mountains, oceans, cultures, traditions, and foods this world has to offer. Since the release of the first iPhone, he believes in Jobs' vision and praises every Apple product.
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