How to Turn 3D Touch Off on iPhone

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3D Touch can be a cool, helpful feature for a lot of people. But I also know some who never use the feature or even find that it gets in the way of simply pressing and holding something on the screen. Whatever your reasoning, you can turn 3D Touch off on your iPhone. And it’s very easy to do. Here’s how to turn 3D Touch off on iPhone.

Related: How to Use 3D Touch to Continue Watching Netflix

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How to Turn 3D Touch Off on iPhone

3D Touch is useful for many things, such as when you want to copy and paste on your iPhone, but the accidental gestures can be frustrating. Here's how to turn them off.

  • Open the Settings app.

  • Tap General.

  • Select Accessibility.

  • Tap 3D Touch.

  • Toggle 3D Touch off.

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