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Your iPhone has a SECRET “two finger” trick that almost nobody knows about – and it’s amazing

YOUR iPhone has a secret gesture that lets you get things done faster.

The little-known “two fingers” trick can be used in many apps.

There's a clever iPhone trick you need to know

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There’s a clever iPhone trick you need to knowPhoto credit: TikTok / @theapplecollector / Apple

It’s designed to help you quickly select multiple items in one iPhone apartment.

For example, go into your Voice Memos app.

Now use two fingers to hold down the top item and then drag it down.

All elements are selected very quickly.

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Then move into yours Apple Mail app and try the same with your email inbox.

You can magically quickly select many emails at once.

The trick was revealed by the TikTok creator @theapplecollectorwhere it has hundreds of likes from impressed iPhone owners.

Note that it doesn’t work in all apps – for example, there’s no support in Gmail.

But you’ll have better luck in an Apple-made app.

For example, it works in iMessage and Notes – both official Apple apps.

Try it out with your favorite apps to see if you get anywhere.

If you can do the trick, you can save a lot of time.

But that’s not all…

There are some other little-known iPhone gestures that might interest you.

First select some text that you want to copy.

Then pinch three fingers together on the display.

This will copy the text.

Then perform the opposite gesture (spreading the thread fingers outward) to paste what you copied.

The trick works anything you want to copy.

In fact, it even works on photos.

If you go into your Photos app and do the three finger pinch, you can quickly paste that image into another app.

It’s an easy way to quickly move a picture in WhatsApp or Messages.

For text, you can also add an extra pinch and your copy will turn into a cut.

This means that the text is removed and not simply copied.

And one more…

That’s not the only thing quirky way to move photos.

Just go to your Photos app and hold your finger on a photo.

Then navigate to a message chat without sharing and drop the image on the drawing bar.

The selected photo will then appear in Messages.

You can even select and hold multiple photos at once.

And many apps support this feature, so you can share it in multiple places.

It doesn’t just work through the Photos app.

At the end of last year, we showed how you can do the same Share iPhone photos from other places – including Google Images in a web browser.

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