Pro Tip: How to fine-tune 3D Touch sensitivity


Try not to bust that thing, ok? You just got it.
Try not to bust that thing, ok? You just got it.
Photo: Buster Hein/Cult of Mac

Pro Tip Cult of Mac bug You don’t have to press so hard on your expensive new iPhone 6s or 6s Plus to get the groundbreaking 3D Touch working easily.

We’ve all been looking forward to this killer UI upgrade, but some users say they’re worried about breaking their new iPhone screens because they’re pushing so hard to get the “pop” level of 3D Touch.

Here’s how to make this a little easier to use.

Drop into your Settings app with a tap, then tap General. Once there, swipe down to Accessibility and tap into the settings that let users tweak iOS so its easier for them to use.

Tap on 3D Touch (you must have a new iPhone 6s or 6s Plus for this to even show up). You’ll be able to toggle the feature ON or OFF. If it’s ON, you can adjust the sensitivity slider to Light or Medium.

How to adjust 3D Touch pressure sensitivity on iPhone.
Adjust pressure sensitivity here.
Photo: Buster Hein/Cult of Mac

According to the users on a MacRumors forum, Light lets you access all the levels of 3D Touch without feeling like you’re going to bust your new precious. A couple people say Medium works fine as well — you can figure out which is best for you.


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