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How to use ‘Back Tap’ to Control your iPhone in a fun new way!

20th September 2020

Jacob Woolcock

In this short tutorial I’ll show you how to use the one of the secret new features of iOS14 to control your iPhone in a fun and useful new way. Using the hidden Back Tap feature you can tap the back of your phone to control it! Tap twice or three times and customise what happens for each. I set mine up to show the Control Center on a double tap and to bring up Assistive Touch for three taps – but you could take a screenshot, open an app, mute the phone, activate Siri or even run a custom shortcut of your own. This feature is super powerful, but super hard to find.

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