Type Numbers & Symbols Faster On Your iPhone With This Neat Trick
The iPhone keyboard offers some valuable tricks that Apple does not openly advertise. One of these is the ability to type symbols and numbers faster. Although this shortcut has been around for some time, it is now getting much attention. The on-screen keyboard is used many times throughout the day, so even a small change can make a big difference in its ease of use.
Apple’s first touchscreen device that allowed text entry was not an iPhone or an iPod. The Newton (a personal digital assistant) that Apple released in 1992. It was one of the most innovative products, but it failed to gain popularity. Apple Newton needed a stylus to write text on the screen. The iPhone’s first touchscreen keyboard was introduced in 2007. It was one of the first.
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A Reddit thread discussing iPhone tricks revealed that plaid_knight shared one of the most common tips. This is a method to type numbers and symbols faster with an iPhone’s keyboard. To switch to the numeric keyboard, Apple recommends that users tap the’123_’ key instead. Instead, they can hold the key and press the key with one hand. You can also enter numbers and symbols by holding down the “123” key with another finger. The keyboard will return to its standard layout when you release the ‘123″ key. Although this may seem small, tiny efficiency tips for a frequently-used feature can make a huge difference in your time.
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Reddit users also pointed out that the same tip can be used for the shift key. There are a few handy double-tap shortcuts that can be used. Two press of the shift key turns on the caps lock, and a double-tap of the spacebar enters a period followed by a space. If double-spacing is your intention, you can switch off the spacebar trick. You can do this by holding down the globe key and selecting Keyboard Setting. Scroll down to disable the toggle for em >”.” The spacebar can be repeatedly tapped to enter blank spaces. To activate the touchpad, you can use the spacebar.
Apple says that you can press and hold specific keys to access accented letters, characters, and special symbols. Most accented letters, such as vowels and consonants, are accented in English. However, many different accent types can be used in other languages. English lacks accents and diacritic marks, so it’s somewhat uncommon. However, the iPhone sells globally, so Apple recognizes that it can support other languages. You can also enter other currencies’ symbols by pressing and holding down the dollar sign key. This reveals that the iPhone was designed for a broad user base.