Did you know, that your iPhone 8 or higher has a really cool hidden feature: A back button? Wait a second, there’s no back button on an iPhone.. But yes there actually is, it’s hidden inside the back plate and is accessible through a double or even triple tap. In order to activate the button you’ll have to turn it on and give it a task to perform.

You can assign the double or triple tap to do a host of things on your iPhone. The most common things are take a screenshot, mute, Siri, spotlight, and volume control.

Turn on Back Tap

  1. Make sure that you have the latest iOS verison installed on your iPhone 8 or later model.
  2. Navigate to Settings > Accessibility > Touch, and tap Back Tap.
  3. Tap Double Tap or Triple Tap and now you can choose an action.
  4. Now you can Double or even triple tap on the back of your iPhone to trigger the action you set up!