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A guide on how to enable Back Tap on your iPhone

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There is a little-known feature built into iOS 14 and above which allows you to double-tap or triple-tap the back of your iPhone and have it perform certain tasks. The feature is called Back Tap. I tried it on my iPhone SE 1st Gen and it even worked through my case.

Mine was already set up. I may have set it up and forgot about it, but when I double-tapped the back of my phone the screen lowered and made it easier to reach.

Here is how to enable Back Tap.

Tap Settings
Tap Accessibility

Iphone back tap

Tap Touch

Iphone back tap

Scroll down and tap Back Tap

Iphone back tap

From here you can configure what you want a double tap or a triple tap to do. You can also turn off the feature completely.

Iphone back tap

Happy Tapping

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I'm Adam, I'm known as Warwagon on the forums. For the past 19 years, I've been operating my own computer repair business. In doing so, I deal with the average computer user on a day-to-day basis.

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