Tap and drag your finger 
 to move the cursor

Spyglass iPhone or iPod TouchWhen typing, you can move the cursor wherever you want in the text by holding your finger down on the screen until a “spyglass” appears (above). This magnifies the spot in the text where your finger is so that you can easily see the words and the position of the cursor. Drag your finger around the screen until the cursor is positioned where you want it. Then lift up your finger.

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