As a result, seal components implemented in conventional pushbuttons can only minimize the risk of damage to pushbuttons from water exposure, but cannot completely prevent the damage. Apple is working on a better solution.
Here is the summary of the invention: "The waterproof button assembly may include a housing having an opening and a button. The button may be located at least partially in the housing via the opening. The unit may also include multiple engagement components located at opposite distal ends of the button. Multiple interference components may be configured to retain the button within the housing. "The engaging components may extend distally from the button so that a portion of the engaging components may be located within apertures formed in the side wall of the housing. tactile dome in contact with the button and at least one of the plurality of supports. 1