How to Quickly Delete Numbers in the Calculator App

There are a lot of hidden little tricks and tips for all of the native apps on the iPhone, including the Calculator app. If you're typing in numbers and make an accidental mistake, you don't need to start all the way over -- there's a simple gesture to delete a single number.

Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos.

To make the correction, simply swipe left or right on the numbers displayed at the top of the calculator to remove a single number at a time.

You can do a few other things with the Calculator app. To copy a sum that you've calculated, simply press a finger over the number displayed on the calculator until the "Copy" option pops up. And in case you've never turned your iPhone to landscape mode while using the Calculator app, give it a try. You'll see a lot more functions to work with.



Top Rated Comments

(View all)
Avatar
19 months ago

No snarky comments on how iPads still do not have a native calculator app?!

God yes. Why on earth Apple think iPad users wouldn't need one is beyond most of us.
Rating: 2 Votes
Avatar
19 months ago
No snarky comments on how iPads still do not have a native calculator app?!
Rating: 1 Votes
Avatar
19 months ago
This same tip was recently covered by MacRumors. Still good to know. :)

https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/top-five-time-saving-iphone-tips-searching-web-pages-swipe-to-delete-in-calculator-and-more.2102911/#post-25748400
Rating: 1 Votes
[ Read All Comments ]