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10 hidden iPhone gestures that will surprise you

iPhone tips and tricks
10 hidden iPhone gestures that will surprise you

iPhone sales have increased drastically in the last Q, thanks to the successful launch of its new devices iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

For many people the new iPhone seems familiar to the older generation of the devices, from the look to the feel and the major change every one noticed was the removal of headphone jack and increased camera quantity on the bigger version of the device. But there are many new features that has been included in the device. They’re faster, they have better displays, they’re more powerful, they have better battery life, and they even have better battery life than their predecessors. With the holidays coming up, millions more people will soon find themselves with new iPhones over the course of next two months.

Must Read: iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus: What all has changed.

Today in this article we are going to talk about the ten hidden gestures that are available on your iPhone and can potentially simplify your workflow. There’s no indication whatsoever in the UI that these gestures are supported, but we’re bringing them out of hiding right now.

So let’s get started…

  1. On iPhone models with 3D Touch support (iPhone 6s/6s Plus/7/7 Plus), press firmly on the left edge of the display and drag your finger to the middle of the screen to open the app switcher
  2. Press on the left edge of the screen and drag all the way to the right edge to switch directly back to the previous app
  3. On the now playing screen in the Music or Podcasts app, drag a finger horizontally across the   artwork to scrub through a track; move your finger up or down vertically to speed up or slow down your scrubbing speed
  4. In the calendar app, tap and hold on an event in the Day view to drag it around and change the time of the event
  5. After opening an image, swipe down on it in the Photos app, Messages app and other apps to quickly close it and go back to the previous view
  6. Tap the bottom edge of the screen in Safari to bring the toolbar and URL bar into view
  7. Tap and hold on the “+” at the bottom of the tab view in Safari to see a list of recently closed   tabs
  8. In the Calculator app, swipe left or right on the numbers at the top to clear digits one at a time
  9. Everyone knows you can tap the top edge of the screen to scroll to the top, but in an album in the Photos app you can also tap the bottom edge to scroll to the bottom
  10. Zoom in and out while watching videos using the same pinch gestures you use on photos

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