iOS 14: How to Enable/Disable Back Tap Accessibility Features on iPhone 11(Pro Max), Xr, Xs, Max, 8/8 Plus, 7/7 Plus/6S/6S+

Last Updated on Aug 16, 2020

iOS 14 brings hundreds of features, but due to lack of time, they only highlight the major changes but here are the Hidden tricks that amazing, So I am exiting to introduced new Tap back Feater come in iOS 14, one of the hidden features of iOS 14 is Back Tap. This tutorial will explain how to enable Back Tap on iPhone and use it. Back Tap is a kind of Accessibility feature, that makes it easy to access certain functions by double-tap and triple-tap.

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You’ll be given a long list of features, from which you can pick for say, Screenshot when you double-tap on the back of the iPhone, it will take a screenshot. Compatible iPhone models for Back Tap Feature are iPhone 11(Pro Max), iPhone Xr, iPhone Xs(Max), iPhone X, iPhone 8(Plus), iPhone 7(Plus), iPhone 6S(6s Plus), iPhone SE(SE 2020) and Newer iPhone models that is compatible with iOS 14.

Note: iOS 14 Developer Preview is Released, Here’s How to Download and install iOS 14 Developer on your iPhone.

This is how Back Tap on iOS 14 works, isn’t it awesome to use daily routine functions of the iPhone with just double-tap and triple-tap. Apart from Screenshot, it offers dozens of system settings, like locking the iPhone, navigate to applications, Siri, and more. You can expand the use of the Back Tap function by using the Shortcuts App in it. Shortcut App of iPhone is really helpful for home automation, and if you are active on HomeKit App, then don’t miss to set the Back Tap to turn off and on lights or controlling other electronics.

How to Enable Tap Back on iPhone?

The Double-Tap and Triple-Tap are available in the Accessibility, take a look and learn how to set Back Tap on iPhone.

Note: Update the iPhone to iOS 14 before following the steps.

  1. Open the Settings App. Scroll down and tap Accessibility.

    Accessibility settings on iPhone and iPad

    Accessibility settings on iPhone and iPad

  2. Under Physical and Motor, select Touch. Swipe down to the end, hit Back Tap.

    Back Tap on iPhone

    Back Tap on iPhone

  3. Choose from Double Tap or Triple Tap.

    Double Tap Back on iPhone Action

    Double Tap Back on iPhone Action

  4. Now you can see the range of features, select one.
    • If you want to access the Shortcut that already exists in the Shortcuts App, the locate the SHORTCUTS section and select it.

      Set Accessibility and Gesture or Shortcuts Action for Tap Back iPhone

      Set Accessibility and Gesture or Shortcuts Action for Tap Back iPhone

  5. To set Triple Tap, go back.

    Triple Tap Back for iPhone

    Triple Tap Back for iPhone

  6. Again the same list will be displayed, choose one system task.

    Triple Tap Back for iPhone

    Triple Tap Back for iPhone

  7. That’s it.

How to Disable Back Tap on iPhone iOS 14?

Don’t want Back Tap on iPhone? Here’s how to turn off back the tap on iPhone.

  1. Go to the Settings App. Scroll and Tap Accessibility.

    Accessibility settings on iPhone and iPad

    Accessibility settings on iPhone and iPad

  2. Locate Touch.
  3. Then, go to Back Tap.

    Back Tap on iPhone

    Back Tap on iPhone

  4. Choose from Double Tap or Triple Tap.
  5. Lastly, tap on None.

    Turn off Tap Back on iPhone for Double Tap Back or Triple Tap Back

    Turn off Tap Back on iPhone for Double Tap Back or Triple Tap Back

  6. That’s it.

Thanks for Visiting! We can add Shortcuts for Double Tap Back and Triple Tap Back. Open the Shortcut app and Assign the Action that you want to make. Now Save Your Shortcut and Find Your Shortcut under the Double Tap Back or Triple Tap Back.

Watch the video to get more on Back tap iOS 14 feature on iPhone

Video to understand Back Tap and iOS 14 Accessibility Features

Here’s I set Google Assistance for Double Tap Back, in the same way, we can use Camera for Double Tap Back.

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