How to Turn Off Shake to Undo on iPhone

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Shake to Undo can be a handy feature on your iPhone when you want to quickly erase something you've just typed. On the other hand, getting a pop-up notification every time you accidentally shake your iPhone can be annoying! Luckily, you can turn off Shake ot Undo on iPhones. We'll show you how.

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Why You'll Love This Tip

  • Stop getting iPhone Shake to Undo notifications when you accidentally jostle your phone while typing.
  • No more worrying about accidentally deleting things you've typed.

How to Turn Off iPhone Shake to Undo

You can disable Shake to Undo on an iPhone with just a few taps. Want to learn more tips and tricks for your iPhone? Sign up for our free Tip of the Day newsletter!

  1. Open the Settings app.

    Undo on iPhone

  2. Scroll down and tap Accessibility.


  3. Tap Touch.


  4. Tap the Shake to Undo toggle to disable the feature. The toggle will be gray when it's turned off.

    Shake to Undo off

Now you don't have to worry about Shake to Undo notifications popping up every time you move your iPhone around too abruptly while typing!

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Conner Carey's writing can be found at She is currently writing a book, creating lots of content, and writing poetry via @conpoet on Instagram. She lives in an RV full-time with her mom, Jan and dog, Jodi as they slow-travel around the country.