I found a HIDDEN button on your iPhone that makes your life much easier

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YOUR iPhone has a hidden button on the back of the handset: the Apple logo.

Yes, it might look like a useless icon – but it’s got a big secret.

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A new TikTok clip shares a classic iPhone trickCredit: TikTok / @reboxed / Apple

Tapping it can actually perform a whole range of tasks.

The trick has been widely shared on TikTok, including recently by @reboxed where it’s earned dozens of likes.

In iPhone settings, there’s an option to enable a feature called Back Tap.

Simply tapping two or three times on the back of the phone can perform multiple functions.

One of the most popular is having the iPhone take a screenshot – to save you fiddling with multiple physical buttons.

You can also use it to launch Shazam.

Shazam – now owned by Apple – will scan audio nearby and identify a song that’s playing.

So if you hear a track you like, you can use Back Tap to very quickly name the track.

It’s much easier than manually loading up an app.

How to use Back Tap on iPhone

To turn on the feature make sure you’ve updated to iOS 14 or later. To do that, go to Settings > General > Software update.

Then go to your Settings.

Scroll down and tap “Accessibility” and then click “Touch”.

Then scroll down to “Back Tap”.

You’ll have the choice to turn on “Double Tap” or “Triple Tap”.

Whichever you select gives you the same options.

Click to see which features you can now control with either a double or triple tap on the back of your phone.

They include taking screenshots, turning the volume up or down, magnifying, scrolling and more.

For example, if you wanted to use a Double Tap to take screenshots, click the “Double Tap” option and then tick “Shazam Shortcut” or “Screenshot”.

Now you should be able to take a screenshot just by tapping the back of your phone twice.

Bear in mind that this feature might not work if you have a thick phone case.

You can switch the features Back Tap controls or turn it off anytime by using the same steps above.

If you want two different functions, opt for one on Double Tap and another on Triple Tap.

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