iOS tip: The handy shortcut menu hidden on your iPhone or iPad

Here's how to switch on a hidden shortcut menu on your iPhone or iPad

AssistiveTouch can make navigating around iOS and accessing often-used features much quicker and easier.

I use my iPhone more than any other bit of kit I own. Every day that thing gets a good 16+ hour workout, but there are times when I feel certain features that I use regularly are buried from view or require finger acrobatics on the buttons to achieve.

But there’s a hidden shortcut menu bar built into every iOS device that allows you quick and easy access to features that you might need access to the most often.

The feature is called AssistiveTouch, and what it does is float a small menu on your display (which you can move about on the screen to wherever suits you) that allows you to carry out gestures such as pinching or…

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