Here’s how to make editing text on iPhones a gajillion times easier
We’ve all been here before — you’re trying to text someone on your shiny pretty iPhone, and you make a spelling mistake. Or autocorrect messes up your sentence. Or you change your mind on what you want to say.
You then drag your dumb, clumsy finger across the text field to your mistake, so you can fix it without starting the whole message over again.
But trying to move the cursor in the text field accurately is like winning the lottery — it just won’t happen.
But wait! What is this? A hack?
Yes, my friends, a hack. Here’s how to scroll, pain-free, with your very own fat fingers.
Step 1: Hold the space button down
Put your finger on the space button and leave it there.
Step 2: Move your finger
If you need more explanation for this step, I’m not sure how else to help you.
Voilà! You have scrolled, without deleting your entire message. Congratulations, and you’re welcome.