1. DZD's Avatar
    I discovered that the feature to use three fingers to double tap to zoom (magnify) the screen image doesn't seem to work as much as it used to. Prior to 5.0.1, I would use this to quickly zoom in on a portion of the screen - now when I use it it barely zooms at all.

    On an Apple Support thread I found some information indicating that once you double tap with three fingers you should be able to zoom in or zoom out by dragging - I've never been able to get that to work.

    Has anyone used this feature with success on the 4S running 5.0.1?

    Thanks.
    01-16-2012 12:56 AM
  2. dmt316's Avatar
    Isn't it only one finger to double tap to zoom in? I've never heard of a three finger double tap on the iPhone.
    01-16-2012 04:40 AM
  3. rich67's Avatar

    Nope, three finger tap activates the screen zoom- but you have to remember to bring it back to regular size or else you'll be wondering where your browser buttons went..lol
    Last edited by rich67; 01-16-2012 at 07:07 PM.
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    01-16-2012 07:02 PM
  4. DZD's Avatar
    So has anyone confirmed that it is working for them on 5.0.1? Again, prior to 5.0.1 it would make a noticeable difference in zooming (as shown in the YouTube video); now it barely zooms.

    Thanks.
    01-18-2012 12:02 AM
  5. ChemEngr's Avatar
    Lurking for a few months now since I got the Sprint 4S at launch (I also have an ATT i4 for work). This is my first post here and I'm happy to make my first contribution.

    I read about this feature a while back when iOS 5.0 came out. In settings > general > accessibility, you can turn on the zoom function. In that screen, it actually shows you how to manipulate the zoom factor (3-finger double tap and drag). This function works well on both i4 and i4S for me (both on 5.0.1).

    Are you forgetting the drag (up or down) to control zoom factor?
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    01-18-2012 03:04 PM
  6. ricnmar's Avatar
    It works for me!
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    01-18-2012 05:30 PM
  7. DZD's Avatar
    Lurking for a few months now since I got the Sprint 4S at launch (I also have an ATT i4 for work). This is my first post here and I'm happy to make my first contribution.

    I read about this feature a while back when iOS 5.0 came out. In settings > general > accessibility, you can turn on the zoom function. In that screen, it actually shows you how to manipulate the zoom factor (3-finger double tap and drag). This function works well on both i4 and i4S for me (both on 5.0.1).

    Are you forgetting the drag (up or down) to control zoom factor?
    I thought I tried dragging but I guess I didn't do it quite right - I finally got it to zoom in some more. Thank you!

    Additional note: the trick for me was to double tap with three fingers and to KEEP your fingers on the screen after the second tap and drag up or down. I would double tap take my fingers off, then try to drag with three fingers and that doesn't work; it just moves the image. Thanks again.
    Last edited by DZD; 01-19-2012 at 11:14 AM.
    01-18-2012 10:56 PM
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