REVEALED: The little-known iPhone trick that allows you to take a screenshot without clicking a single button
- iPhone users have just discovered a little-known ‘mind-blowing’ hack
- The trick allows screen grabs to be taken swiftly by back tapping the device
- But the setting is only available on iPhone X and above with iOS 14
iPhone users have just discovered a ‘mind-blowing’ trick to save time when taking a screenshot.
The little-known hack involves changing the settings to allow screen grabs to be taken quickly by simply double tapping the back of the phone.
But the setting is only available on iPhone X and above with iOS 14.
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To activate the feature, click on ‘accessibility’ in settings followed by ‘touch’ and turn on the ‘back tap’ button
The feature was revealed on both Facebook and TikTok where thousands raved about the new find.
To activate the feature, click on ‘accessibility’ in settings followed by ‘touch’ before turning on the ‘back tap’ button.
Once the double or triple tap has been selected, click on the ‘screenshot’ option to complete the activation.
Once the double or triple tap is selected, click on the ‘screenshot’ option to complete the activation
While the setting may seem beneficial, some iPhone users weren’t convinced.
‘It’s all fun and games until you accidentally take 50 screenshots in one day,’ one person said on Facebook.
‘I had it on and it’s that sensitive that it took a screenshot randomly,’ another said.
iPhone users have also discovered other distinctive features to make the most out of the device, including how to sign documents on the go, how to swipe and delete the last digit in the calculator as well as a built-in tape measure.
iPhone tricks that will enable you to get the most out of your device
Spotlight math: Instead of using the Calculator app, simply swipe down on your screen to open Spotlight and type in the math problem right there
Reachability: If you double touch, (not tap), the home button twice, it brings the entire screen down. By bringing the screen down, it allows your fingers can touch manoeuvre the phone without reaching
Say goodbye to pop-ups: The iPhone allows you to disable in-app pop-ups for ratings and reviews and frustrating feedback requests. It’s as easy as one two three: Settings, iTunes and App Store, turn off In-App Ratings and Reviews – that’s all