The Apple iPhone logo secret you probably don't know (but definitely should)

A hand holding an iPhone 13
(Image credit: Jeremy Bezanger via Unsplash)

The iPhone 13 is hitting the streets with an amazing array of specs, from a flawless HDR screen to an even better camera and longer battery life. But some iPhone users are getting just as excited about a somewhat hidden feature that's actually been available across the iPhone range for some time. That pretty Apple logo on the back of the phone? Many people are just discovering now that you can turn it into a button. 

Ever since iOS 14 was released in September 2020, all iPhones from the iPhone 8 up can enable a customisable feature called Back Tap that allows you to tap the back of your phone two or three times to carry out all kinds of actions. The feature was introduced so quietly that more than a year after it emerged, it's still blowing people's minds as they get hold of the new iPhone 13 (see our guide to the best iPhone 13 deals if you're after the new device).

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.