“This Little-Known iPhone Space Bar Hack has Everyone Losing Their Minds”

Discussion in 'General iOS' started by topaz, Nov 20, 2018.

  1. Aargh

    Aargh Well-Known Member

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    It only works on iPhones that has force touch, 6S and newer.
    I wonder if this works on the XR.
     
  2. raypin

    raypin PhilMUG Addict Member

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    Mm...it works on iPhones without force touch under iOS 12. In fact, the reason why trackpad mode was enabled on non- force touch iPhones is precisely because the iPhone Xr has no force touch.

    Here is the full article:

    https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/17/how-...ad-mode-on-every-iphone-and-ipad-with-ios-12/


    Trackpad mode also works with iPads even though it has no force touch.
     
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  3. raypin

    raypin PhilMUG Addict Member

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    Mm...try the two-finger approach. Type some stuff, long press with two fingers the space bar, move the cursor to desired position.
     
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    Still no go
     
  5. Aargh

    Aargh Well-Known Member

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    Well he said that the update for that feature to be made available to non force touch devices was included in iOS 12. Correct me if I’m wrong here but iPhone 5 doesn’t support iOS 12 anymore.
     
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    Sorry, i have rhe 5s and is now uodated to 12.1
    But that space bar feature is not available
     
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    It works on my 6 but only before typing any message. Once any letter has been typed, it doesnt work anymore which is pretty weird.
     
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    I was today years old when I found about this... o_O
     

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