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Set iPhone shortcut with double or triple tap on back

Byte-size Bulletin by Luke Harrington in Tips, iPhone on Jun 15, 2021

iPhone double tap


This video shows how to set your iPhone so that a double or triple tap on its back performs a particular shortcut. There are many options to choose from, such as opening the App Switcher window or going to the Home screen.

This tip works for iPhone 8 and later models, running iOS14. It also works if your iPhone is in a case (at least it did on the ones we tested).

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