iOS 7, not good if you are left handed!

Discussion in 'iOS 7' started by northernbaldy, Jun 12, 2013.

  1. northernbaldy
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    I've just realised while I was deleting some emails, the new slide from the right is great, If you are right handed!

    its a big stretch for your thumb if you are a lefty
     
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    Back button on top left has always called for a stretch for right-handers. I don't think you can avoid it completely for either hand unless you have a 3 inch screen :p
     
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    im a lefty and I don't notice anything hard to do
     
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    fair enough :D

    I'm not a lefty myself, so thanks for the lefty replies
     
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    You must have really small hands. I'm more concerned with the delete button when you entered a wrong phone number. That's a huge stretch.
     
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    Holding your iPhone upside down helps make it easier.
     
  8. Sonnestah
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    You are holding it wrong

    :D
     
  9. dannyyankou
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    I'm right handed and I've been using my phone left handed for the last 10 minutes without realizing it.

    Edit: And iOS 6 must've been TORTURE for right handed people.
     
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    I couldn't figure out why all I saw was the Apple logo no matter what until I realized I had it turned around.
     
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    same here

    No problems for this southpaw.
     
  12. imaginex20
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    I'm right handed but use my left hand as my primary hand for my smart phone
     
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    Only point for this is you're saying Right Handed people had it hell in iOS 6 and below?
    Sorry just not following here.
     
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    you don't have to do it from the right border, just right to left can be close to the left border.
     
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    Southpaw has nothing to do with being left handed :p

    I'm left handed and have no problem, but us lefties tend to be naturally ambidextrous anyway :)
     
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    I'm right handed and use my iPhone left handed always have. But never had your issue
     
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    Ya know, the only thing I do with my left hand is write I think
     
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    Lefties Unite!

    We are an oppressed minority!

    Fight Back!

    Oh, what the hell...it's really not a problem for me.

    And really, when you think about it...who else counts?

    :rolleyes: ;) :D
     
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    A Goole search indicates Jony Ive is a lefty.
     
  21. Jenniejoy07
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    I'm a lefty but switch back and forth between which ha d I'm using, but prefer my right hand more.
     
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    I'm left-handed and I have no issues using iOS 7.

    You must have small hands...
     
  23. thatgirl87
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    I'm left handed and I don't notice any issues.
     
  24. stevemiller
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    I don't mind the email thing (I rarely delete anyway)

    But in a similar vein, on the ipad they moved the bookmarks bar over to the right of the URL bar, so now I'm reaching across the screen to tap it. It's way too personal preference to complain too loudly, but I do miss the old layout!
     
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