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iOS 17 Bug Switches Apps While Typing - How to Fix

Tuesday December 5, 2023 3:32 am PST by
An increasing number of iPhone users are reporting a persistent iOS 17 bug that causes the app switcher to suddenly appear when they are typing on the screen. If you have experienced this frustrating issue, you are not alone. Apple Community forums and Reddit contain similar reports of people being kicked out of Messages, Notes, and other apps mid-sentence only to find themselves in another ...

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iOS 17.1 Beta Gives Reachability a Black Background on iPhones With Dynamic Island

Tuesday October 3, 2023 9:08 am PDT by
Starting with the first iOS 17.1 beta released last week, Reachability now has a solid black background on all iPhone models with the Dynamic Island, instead of a blurred view of the device's wallpaper. This minor change means the Dynamic Island no longer appears twice on the screen when Reachability is being used. Image Credit: throwmeaway1784 iPhone models with the Dynamic Island include...
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iOS 16.1 Beta Makes Dynamic Island Easier to Access With Reachability Support

Friday September 16, 2022 9:08 am PDT by
The first beta of iOS 16.1 seeded to developers and public testers earlier this week enables Reachability support for the Dynamic Island on the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max, making the new pill-shaped area easier to access with one hand. Twitter account Tech-Up shared a first look at how Dynamic Island works with Reachability on the iOS 16.1 beta, as spotted by 9to5Mac....
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iPhone X Supports Reachability With Swipe Down Gesture on Home Screen Indicator Once Enabled

Tuesday October 31, 2017 4:25 am PDT by
Despite some speculation suggesting the iPhone X would not support Reachability, reviews of the device published today have confirmed that the feature can be enabled in the Settings app on the device. Once enabled, Reachability can be invoked by swiping down on the bar that serves as a visual indicator for returning to the Home screen. Skip to the 5:05 mark in Engadget's first impressions ...