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My iPhone tip trick is a complete game changer – you’ll be using it on a daily basis

EVERYONE with an iPhone should know how to unlock the hidden trackpad cursor.

It’s a clever trick that makes texting a lot easier — and potentially faster, too.

Apple has hidden a really handy feature in the iPhone keyboard

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Apple has hidden a really handy feature in the iPhone keyboardPhoto credit: TikTok / @lizzlovestech / Apple

If you’ve ever used an iPhone for typing, you know that sometimes it can be difficult to go back to correcting or adding parts.

This is especially true if you’re trying to edit a word midway through, as it’s difficult to place the cursor.

Well, there’s a precision cursor trick hidden in the Apple keyboard if you know where to look.

The feature was shared by TikTok gadget genius @lizzlovestech, who regularly posts amazing iPhone hacks.

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It effectively turns your keyboard into a laptop-style trackpad.

This will bring up a cursor on the screen that you can drag across the screen.

And it allows you to move precisely between characters in text without furiously tapping the display.

Just hold down the spacebar when you’ve entered text.

The keyboard suddenly turns into a trackpad that you can drag your finger to move the cursor.

It’s a really handy trick that will completely change the way you text messages.

That’s not all…

Tapping points may not seem like a burden, but it slows you down.

That’s why Apple built a cheeky shortcut into iOS to make ending a sentence even easier.

If you double-tap the spacebar after a word, the first space will be converted to a period.

That way, you can keep typing with just letters and the spacebar without ever having to reach down to the period.

And when you’re trying to type a web link, tapping .org or .edu can be frustrating.

A better solution is to long press on the dot, which brings up shortcuts for many popular website endings.

This should make it easier to quickly type a website’s address.

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