The new Apple iPhone replaces the mute switch with action button

Apple is replacing the mute switch on its iPhones with a button that lets users do more things with their phones. A closer look at what Apple calls the “action button.”


If you’re looking to buy Apple’s latest flagship phone, the iPhone 15 Pro, you might be in for a little surprise. That’s because the mute switch, a feature that’s been around since the original iPhone, is being replaced by what Apple is calling an action button.

DEVIN COLDEWEY: If you hold it down, it can still mute your phone or switch it to ring. But it can

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