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Your iPhone has a “secret tap” screen trick – and it will help you text faster on WhatsApp

YOUR iPhone has a little-known gesture that lets you quickly undo anything.

It’s not the controversial “shake to undo” feature – it’s the “secret tap” trick.

A three-finger triple tap can quickly undo any iPhone error

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A three-finger triple tap can quickly undo any iPhone errorPhoto credit: Apple / TikTok / @tailormadetech

If you’ve ever typed something wrong (a few words or even a whole paragraph), deleting it can be annoying.

There are many ways to make mistakes iPhonebut luckily there’s a clever gesture to quickly undo them.

Just triple tap the screen with three fingers.

This trick was recently highlighted by tick tock tech expert @tailormadetechwho regularly shares gadget hacks.

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Tapping three times with three fingers will instantly undo a mistake you’ve made.

So you don’t have to go back and highlight text to slowly erase it.

Better still, this is an iPhone-level gesture — so it works in many apps.

For example, you can quickly undo Whatsapp Text error using the triple tap trick.

Of course, that’s not the only way to undo on iPhone.

You can also shake the iPhone to undo something.

But it’s not necessarily the easiest and some users find it annoying.

Luckily it can be turned off On iPhone, shake to undo by going to Settings > Accessibility.

And then you can just use the three-tap trick instead.

Just one thing…

If you like hidden iPhone gestures, you have one more thing to learn.

That Apple Logo on the back of your iPhone is actually a secret button.

Go to your settings.

Scroll down and tap Accessibility, then tap Touch.

Then scroll down to “Back Tap”.

You have the choice to enable “Double Tap” or “Triple Tap”.

Now you can choose an option like taking a screenshot or identifying a song with Shazam.

Double or triple tapping the back of your iPhone activates this feature.

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Keep in mind that this feature may not work if you have a thick phone case.

You can toggle back tap features or turn them off at any time by following the same steps above.

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