How to adjust pressure sensitivity of 3D Touch on iPhone 6s & 6s plus

pressure sensitivity of 3D Touch on iPhone 6s & 6s plus

Recently Apple launches iPhone 6s & iPhone 6S plus with the number of exclusive features. So iPhone 6s & 6S plus is a successful apple’s product in the market which is adopted by number of customers. If you also have iPhone 6S and 6S plus then you will be familiar with its feature. In this article we will discuss that what is ‘3D touch’ feature in the iPhone and how can we adjust it pressure sensitivity on your iPhone.

3D touch is the new feature introduced by the Apple’s developers is totally innovatory which has potential to change the way we use iPhone .It sense the pressure differences that how hard we tap on the icons and then give shortcuts to use the app that makes iOS 9 even more faster and user friendly. For example if you just slightly click on the icon of the app (don’t hold) it will give you the variety of tasks options to do with the app for example if you click the camera app icon, a pop up will come in front of you with the options like taking selfie, record a video or take photo and much more without going into the app. So you can choose one of the tasks which you want to perform. Similarly when you just slightly put your fingers on the Email, Messages or different folders on your phone this will give you pop up window of number of tasks related to that folder now just press slightly harder to preview the task of your interest by to going into the folder. With the help of this feature you can also convert your keyboard into a trackpad and you can move cursor in the text based apps. To trigger this feature just press down anywhere in the keyboard until the keys blur and you will get a bit heptic feedback. Since the iPhone 6S & iPhone 6S plus determined the pressure sensitivity that how much pressure you are applying to the screen.3D sensor also helps in drawing the lines, you can produce thicker or thinner lines depending on the how much pressure you apply.


Adjust pressure sensitivity

So like other features you can also customize this feature or completely disable it. You can adjust it pressure sensitivity according to your personal preferences and can make it more fun and easy to use.

  1. Turn on the device and go to the settings and tap to the “general” option
  2. From general option go to the “Accessibility” page
  3. In the page search out for the 3D touch option tap on it.
  4. From here you can set the sensitivity to Light, medium or high according to your need


Once done, go to Home Screen and see whether the changes you applied are suitable enough or not. If you are still not satisfied then you can again change the sensitivity of 3D sensor by following the same steps mentioned above. And if you find this feature frustrating or time consuming then you can also disable this feature.