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Old Nov 27, 2012, 12:16 AM   #1
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How do you text on your iPhone?

This is a serious question:

I just got my first iPhone and I was wondering, how do most people text?

1) Using 1 hand in portrait
2) Using 2 hands in portrait
3) Using 2 hands in landscape

I know there is no "correct" way to do it, but how do you and the people you're around text?
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 12:23 AM   #2
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This is a serious question:

I just got my first iPhone and I was wondering, how do most people text?

1) Using 1 hand in portrait
2) Using 2 hands in portrait
3) Using 2 hands in landscape

I know there is no "correct" way to do it, but how do you and the people you're around text?
Option 2
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 12:24 AM   #3
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Anyone really text in lanscape mode,would be weird esp on iP5 . Anyways,I mostly use both hands in potrait,am quick
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 12:32 AM   #4
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for 2 hand users: anyone use a combo of thumb and index finger like me? (versus thumb and thumb)
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 12:45 AM   #5
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for 2 hand users: anyone use a combo of thumb and index finger like me? (versus thumb and thumb)
thats exactly how i text. i make less typos that way. thumb & thumb feels awkward to me.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 01:22 AM   #6
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One handed or two. That's why I prefer iPhone over the big android phones.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 02:15 AM   #7
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One handed portrait. I've found I'm much faster with just one thumb than trying to get two digits to interact on the screen together.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 02:16 AM   #8
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2 hands in portrait mode. (I personally think this is the most common)
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 02:21 AM   #9
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 02:28 AM   #10
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 02:31 AM   #11
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Option one. But I am right handed and text with my left.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 02:31 AM   #12
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Depends, if I'm wanting to reply before they send another message, or if I didn't know the answer to something and had to Google it to look smart, then I type 2 hands in portrait as quick as I possibly can! haha!

Any other time when I just don't care about replying...one handed all the way
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 02:59 AM   #13
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Depends. With the cold weather settling here, it's mostly one handed in portrait unless I am somewhere warm. Then it's two handed in either orientation.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 03:37 AM   #14
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1 handed portrait with thumb when I'm vertical & while horizontal 2 hands left to hold & index finger on right to type.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 03:44 AM   #15
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Preferred option is Siri. No, I'm not joking - I love it...

If I'm in a "talking to the phone would be weird/antisocial" place, then two handed portrait...
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 04:04 AM   #16
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One hand if I turn it side ways I would use two hands.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 04:09 AM   #17
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Portrait mainly;
One or two hands equally. Two hands is easier and gives me less typos but in train while commuting I need to grap a handle so one-handed also works.

(Typed with two hands)
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 04:38 AM   #18
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Well I always text in portrait mode with 2 thumbs.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 04:56 AM   #19
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Option one. But I am right handed and text with my left.
I do this too...left hand with thumb. It actually feels awkward trying to text with my right.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 05:32 AM   #20
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Well I always text in portrait mode with 2 thumbs.
You had a BlackBerry before ?
That's the typical BB-style I saw so often

Just joking
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 05:49 AM   #21
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 05:54 AM   #22
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When I am at home, I connect my phone to a BT keyboard, otherwise I use two hands in landscape mode
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 07:11 AM   #23
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If I am starting a text conversation Siri. If I am replying I tap the microphone button and talk (all of this assumes I am in a social situation where talking to a phone is not weird). Otherwise portrait, sometimes one hand and sometimes two.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 07:27 AM   #24
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