Quick tip: Spotlight Search


Have you ever wanted to find anything on your iOS device? There is a simple way to search for anything on your device and beyond.

With VoiceOver

  1. Make sure you are at your home screen
  2. Tap an icon on your home screen
  3. Swipe down with three fingers to bring down Spotlight Search
  4. Use the keyboard to type your search

Without VoiceOver

  1. Make sure you are at your home screen
  2. swipe down with one finger. Make sure you are not at the top of the screen or Notification Center will come down instead.
  3. Use the keyboard to search your device.

Once you start typing, iOS will start suggesting search results. you can then tap the return button to hide the keyboard.

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