How to Turn iPhone 6s Keyboard into a Trackpad with 3D Touch

A cursor on your iPhone 6s/6s Plus is a great feature to use. Now jump the raw and select the text with this 3D Touch feature on the latest iPhones.


One by one, 3D Touch unfolds itself with many features like peek & pop, touch sensitivity, disabling 3D Touch, home screen actions, live photos, app switch and more.

Another useful feature iPhone 6s/6s Plus offers is bringing up the trackpad with 3D Touch. Imagine a trackpad to take the cursor wherever you want. This is very useful feature for users who are on the go.

How to Turn Keypad to Trackpad on iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

But how to use this feature on your iPhone 6s? Scroll down and get to know.

How to Use Keyboard as a Trackpad with 3D Touch on iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

There is no separate trackpad given on the iPhone 6s, but the keyboard turns into trackpad with the help of 3D Touch. On your iPad, you can convert the keyboard into trackpad by holding down two fingers. This feature can be of great help when users are typing something in Messages, Mail app, Notes, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

Step #1. Open any of the apps mentioned above on your iPhone 6s and type your message there.

Open Twitter App on iPhone 6s

Step #2. Press and hold the keyboard.

Enable Trackpad on iPhone 6s and 6s PlusA cursor will appear on your phone’s screen. Without taking your finger or thumb off the screen, start moving the cursor.

Step #3. Press deeper if you want to select any text.

Select Text to Replace with Trackpad on iPhone 6s

Once you finish your task, take your finger/thumb off the trackpad and it will return to keyboard mode.

Please note that if you are typing something in an address bar or search bar of any browser, the cursor will not go out of the boundary of the bar. Make the most of this awesome feature on your iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.

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