Haptic Touch

How to enable haptics on the iPhone keyboard

iOS keyboard layout

The iPhone keyboard broke new ground when it first arrived by getting rid of physical keys altogether. By default, Apple uses sound effects to register each keystroke, in the form of audible clicks that can be turned off for peace and quiet. For those who are interested in a more tactile feel when typing, vibration feedback can be added to the iOS keyboard.

What is Haptic Touch?

Taptic Engine

Haptic Touch makes it possible to perform Quick Actions and see shortcut menus with a long press on the iPhone display.

iOS delivers haptic feedback through small vibrations generated by the Apple Taptic Engine inside the iPhone. Various tasks can be performed with a tap and hold.

The following devices (and newer) support Haptic Touch:

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