How to : 3D Touch Tricks to Get the Most Out of It

How to : 3D Touch Tricks to Get the Most Out of It

Apple makes it big this year with the iPhone 6s release containing many new features. 3D Touch is one of theiPhone 6s great features. It brings pressure sensitivity to make the access to apps’ features very easy, it’ll also be a time savior. Instead of accessing to Facebook for example and then post status into your feed, you can easily press and hold the Facebook icon and you can choose to post a status.

If you haven’t used 3D Touch yet, don’t blame it until you see some 3d touch tricks that I’ll show in this tutorial.

1# TRANSFORM YOUR KEYBOARD TO A TRACKPAD

It’s annoying when you go far in your writing then you realize you forgot to complete a word. At that time, you hold press the text to go through it to correct the mistake. It’s no more the only way to do this. 3D Touch comes with the ability to transform your keyboard to a trackpad, just hold press the keyboard to transform it to a trackpad then swipe left and right through the text to move the cursor.


2# SWITCHING SWIPES

In previous versions of iOS, you can swipe from the left to go back inside any app. Now, With the 3D Touch, you can swipe to go back between apps. Here’s how you can do so:


3# BROWSING IS BECOMING BETTER

You can use 3D Touch to ‘peek’ and any links from the bookmarked links, already visited links to the reading list to preview its contents and ‘pop’ to access into it. Rene Ritchie has shared on his Instagram account how to use this trick and you can benefit from it starting today.
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4# FINDING THINGS FAST

When you want to explore an Instagram account to see its latest photos, all you do is to open Instagram, access into the account and then view its publications. If you find it painful then 3D touch is made for you.

Now, with the 3D Touch, all you have to do is to ‘pop’ the Instagram app then ‘peek’ the profile to see its latest photos.


FINDING THINGS FAST 3d touch

5# MANAGING MESSAGES

You can also hold press ‘peek’ a message to see its content very quickly then ‘pop’ to access into it.

What’s even greater, is holding press any contact to get shortcuts to message, Facetime functionalities or mail.

MANAGING MESSAGES 3d touch

6# DRAWING AND SKETCHING TRICKS

It’s not just for shortcuts, 3D Touch. It is also addressed for drawers and designers since it also allows data recognition. It isn’t just great for drawing but also for diagrams designer, calligraphy, sketching and more.

7# ANIMATED LOCK SCREEN

Live photos are also animated by 3D Touch. Luckily, you can use your live photo in your lock screen since the release of iPhone 6s. Here’s a tutorial showing how you can animate the lock screen animated.


8# FAST SHORTCUTS

And even more – the homepage is allowing the 3D Touch feature to make speedy shortcuts to access to many apps features (not all) like ,‘searching on Dropbox’ or Making ‘a new post’ on Instagram and many more and more feature. I let you discover them by yourself but don’t forget to share any of them with the community.

FAST SHORTCUTS 3d touch

3D is a big win for Apple, it can be a big win for other companies and for you too if you leverage it the right way.Have you tested these tricks? What do you think about? and which tricks do you have used that we don’t include in this post.
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