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How to block the rotation of our iPhone at the speed of light

How to block the rotation of our iPhone at the speed of light

Locking the screen rotation of our iPhone is something that we end up doing several times during the day. Of course, we can go to the Control Center for this, but there is an even easier way to do it. One that only requires a few taps on the iPhone.

A lightning fast rotation lock

It’s really simple to go into Control Center and tap the screen rotation lock button. Simply swipe down from the top right corner of the screen to do so. This gesture, however, at times, perhaps using the iPhone with one hand can be a bit awkward. Fortunately, if you have an iPhone 8 or later with iOS 14 or later, we can simplify the process.

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We can configure our iPhone so that a double tap on the back to activate or deactivate the rotation of the screen Something we will do by following these steps:

  1. We open the Settings application on our iPhone.
  2. We enter Accessibility.
  3. we entered Touch.
  4. At the bottom we play listen.
  5. we choose double tap.
  6. we choose lock rotation.

Nothing more, we can now leave the Settings app behind and verify that a couple of touches on the back, not excessively strong, but not imperceptible either, will make our iPhone lock and unlock the screen rotation. If we see that this double-tap is too sensitive for us, we can, in step five, choose triple-tap, with less chance of it being activated by mistake.

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A really simple resource, as we can see. One of the many accessibility features that our iPhones enjoy that, at a given moment, can make some procedures much easier. So much so that we only have to tap a couple of times on the back of our iPhone.

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