Have you ever been frustrated with deleting an entire text message on your cell phone to correct a mistake? There is a chop Already exists.
Many are familiar with the hack and a clip showing a man learning the trick has intrigued many users.
The clip, shared by TBSkyen’s Twitter account, begs the question: “How old were you when you discovered the spacebar on your phone isn’t just for spaces!”
The man types “make a mistake” and swipes the spacebar left. The cursor moves like a mouse pointer, leaving the man surprised. “You’re joking,” says the man.
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WHAT (via Discord) pic.twitter.com/df41gPIpY3
— TBSkyen (@TBSkyen) May 27, 2022
While some users said they already knew, others referred to the hack as “life changing” and expressed regret at not having been aware of it all these years. “I wasted YEARS of my life,” commented one user. Another user wrote, “This just changed my whole life.”
One user who knew about the hack wrote: “iPhone problem, it used to annoy me SO much not being able to click anywhere in the text when typing something on an iPhone that I googled it and found this out. “
… there is no possibility. No way!
*snatches a cheap Android-style pay-as-you-go phone*
I bet it’s a super new iPhone BS
*opens text, types randomly, ready spaces*
It’s probably not even a real video-
WHAT ELSE DON’T YOU TELL US!? WHAT OTHER SECRETS DOES MY PHONE HAVE!?!? pic.twitter.com/XRdNN1Psel
— DemonicBolt 🇨🇦 🔞 (@BoltDemonic) May 29, 2022
That means my phone is capable of other things I don’t know about… and it’s bugging my mind.
— Emotionally human🌹 (@jessicarrrr_) May 29, 2022
iPhone issue, it used to annoy me SO much that when I’m typing something on an iPhone I can’t click anywhere in the text that I googled it and found this out
— ňákej Tonda (@VisnakAntonin) May 28, 2022
Years! years wasted!!!! pic.twitter.com/Kj0N6jxYYh
— Rygorn Specter (@SpectreRygorn) May 28, 2022
This is actually a game changer.
— Grizzly_Jam (@jimzzly) May 27, 2022
TODAY old pic.twitter.com/bTM5HOHtTd
— m_o_i @my home sweet home (@moi00464394) May 29, 2022
the spacebar on my keyboard does it???????????? pic.twitter.com/BIJbszhrbc
— 愛•Ryūta’🌸🇮🇨 (@RyutaShinohara_) May 27, 2022
— Fernando E. Iriarte (@FernandoEIriar1) May 30, 2022
The keyboard feature has been available on iPhones since 2015 Independently Report.
Previously, a Twitter user, Krissy Brierre-Davis, left many users baffled when she shared the hack in 2018. “How come you guys never told me this iPhone trick? I feel betrayed,” Brierre-Davis tweeted.