at the touch of a button

at the touch of a button

Very easily and with little effort, as if it could be done by pressing a single button. The phrase is often used quite literally. My new security camera is connected to an app, which means that I can see what's going on at my house at the touch of a button.
See also: button, of, touch

at the touch of a button

COMMON If you can do something at the touch of a button, you can do it very easily and quickly, usually because of new technology. Specially trained staff will be able to trace threatening calls at the touch of a button, and pass the information to police. The Powerglyde will open and close your curtains for you at the mere touch of a button. Note: The nouns push and press are sometimes used instead of touch. I just typed in `data communications' and was sent all this information at the press of a button.
See also: button, of, touch
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Additionally, users can access a dedicated telephone support center at the touch of a button on the home screen.
Other advantages of touch panels are that they can display only the relevant controls for the current device and they have the ability to program multiple AV functions at the touch of a button, also known as a macro.
2--color) RadioSat would feature broadcast, navigation, travel and emergency services at the touch of a button.