December 7, 2023

As quickly as Apple rolled out the iOS 17 replace earlier this week, I upgraded my iPhone 14 Professional. I then tweaked my new iOS expertise by altering six iOS 17 settings on the handset. I wasn’t conscious on the time that buried within the Accessibility menu, there’s one other new setting I ought to regulate to make my iPhone really feel quicker. Had I recognized, I’d have added it to my checklist.

It’s just a little change, however it’s one that may influence how you employ your iPhone. That being stated, solely longtime iPhone customers who’re conscious of Apple’s 3D Contact and Haptic Contact gestures will really respect it.

When you don’t routinely long-press on iPhone app icons to convey up shortcuts, this iOS 17 trick gained’t assist pace up your expertise. That’s what 3D Contact and its successor, Haptic Contact, do: They create up shortcuts for apps.

These shortcuts allow you to get to sure app options quicker than by tapping the icon and going into the app. For instance, lengthy press the App Retailer app icon, and you’ll instantly seek for apps or search for app updates.

To get to Haptic Contact, you need to go to the Settings app after which search for the Contact menu.

New Haptic Contact pace in iOS 17 settings. Picture supply: Chris Smith, BGR

In there, you will have three choices: Quick, Default, and Gradual. Haptic Contact is ready to Default in iOS 17, so that you’ll have to decide on Quick to hurry up your iPhone.

Faucet that picture on the settings display screen to expertise the pace variations. Quick is quicker than Default, with TechRadar saying the characteristic will make the telephone really feel twice as quick. I don’t know if it’s twice as quick, however the pace change is certainly noticeable and appreciated.

Comparatively, iOS 16 gave you two Haptic Contact choices: “Quick” and “Gradual.” The previous “Quick” is now the equal of the “Default” setting. Due to this fact, the brand new “Quick” setting is quicker than that. Confused but?

I’ll actually hold the “Quick” Haptic Contact setting enabled, as I respect each noticeable iPhone pace acquire. And since I exploit Haptic Contact on a regular basis, I positively need to get to my app shortcuts quicker than earlier than.