The iPad Keyboard Has Six Hidden Keys You Don't Know About

If you’re an iPad “power user,” you’re probably familiar with its useful split keyboard for typing with your thumbs.

But did you know that Apple snuck in six hidden virtual keys to ensure that you never stretch your thumbs too far?

Here’s an image (below) of the six hidden keys from blog Finer Things In iOS, which we found via the iDownloadBlog. The picture says it all—tap in these areas and you’ll access keys generally reserved for your other thumb.

If you still can’t figure out how to enable the iPad’s split keyboard, tap and hold the keyboard icon on your iPad’s virtual keyboard, then drag your finger upwards.

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Photo: Finer Things In iOS

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