Apple Added a “Secret Button” for iOS 14 Users

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Apple added a hidden "secret button" feature called Back Tap to iOS 14 and subsequent versions. This feature allows you to double-tap or triple-tap the back of your iPhone to trigger various actions, such as taking a screenshot, opening an app, or launching Siri.

How to Enable Back Tap on iPhone

To enable Back Tap, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap on Accessibility.
  3. Tap on Touch.
  4. Scroll down and tap on Back Tap.
  5. Choose whether you want to set up Back Tap for double-tap or triple-tap.
  6. Select the action you want to trigger for the chosen tap type.

Once you've set up Back Tap, you can simply double-tap or triple-tap the back of your iPhone to trigger the selected action. This can be a handy way to access frequently used apps or functions without having to reach for the screen.

What Can You Do With Back Tap on iPhone?

Here are some examples of how you can use Back Tap:

  • Double-tap to take a screenshot
  • Triple-tap to open the Control Center
  • Double-tap to open the App Switcher
  • Triple-tap to launch Siri
  • Double-tap to play or pause music
  • Triple-tap to skip to the next song

Back Tap is a versatile feature that can be customized to your liking. Experiment with different actions to find the ones that work best for you.

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