How to Turn Off 3D Touch on an iPhone 7

The screen on your iPhone 7 is very versatile and can respond to your touch in many ways.

It can even gauge the pressure that you are applying when you tap a region on the screen, and it can perform different actions based on the varying levels of pressure that you use.

This is a setting called 3D Touch, and it adds a significant amount of versatility to the way that you interact with your apps.

But you may find that 3D Touch is making it difficult for you to perform the actions on your iPhone that you need to perform and that you simply don’t use the 3D Touch features enough to make the inconvenience worthwhile.

Fortunately, it is something that you can disable if you would like. Our guide below will show you where to find the 3D Touch option in iOS 10 so that you can turn it off completely.

Disabling the 3D Touch Option in iOS 10

The steps in this guide were performed on an iPhone 7 in iOS 10. Once you follow the steps below, you will lose the ability to perform any of the actions that are accomplished with the 3D Touch settings.

Step 1: Tap the Settings icon.

tap settings

Step 2: Scroll down and select the General option.

tap general

Step 3: Tap the Accessibility button.

tap accessibility

Step 4: Scroll down and tap the 3D Touch option.

open the 3d touch menu

Step 5: Tap the button to the right of 3D Touch to turn it off.

how to turn off 3d touch on an iphone 7

Now that you know how to turn off the 3D Touch option on your iPhone 7, you can prevent the unwanted actions from occurring that happen when you inadvertently activate that feature.

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