possible to use iPhone 6 with one hand ?

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  1. anonymous4a macrumors 6502

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    I prefer using my phone with one hand when sending out texts, etc.. would this be possible on the iPhone 6 ? Is there any phone out right now with a very similar size dimension to compare if its possible ?
     
  2. maflynn Moderator

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    I use my Lumia Icon in one hand, so its possible, but since apple hasn't released the phone, any replies will be speculations.

    I think if Apple is going to release a phone that is larger then 5" it may be difficult for most people to use it with one hand, though your physical makeup will impact the success/failure (people with larger hands will those with smaller will not).
     
  3. The Doctor11 macrumors 603

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    I guess were going to find out soon. I hope so I use my phone in one hand all the time.
     
  4. nepalisherpa macrumors 68020

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    iPhone 6 is very easy to use with one hand. I've been using mine for about 1.5 years now....wait, never mind, iPhone 6 has not been released yet!
     
  5. Tthomas612 macrumors 65816

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    Lol. That's pretty funny and I'm honestly surprised it took that long for someone to say.

    However I understand what the OP is saying, but in all honesty we don't know if the iPhone 6 will be useable with one hand.

    I know I use the 5s with one hand with no issues and will miss it when it goes away.
     
  6. MuGeN PoWeR macrumors 68020

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    yes i am using it with one hand.

    let it release first and then see :/
     
  7. HobeSoundDarryl macrumors 603

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    Apparently, many millions of people are using screens bigger than 5". While they could all be 2-handed people, I suspect some of them may have only one hand and are finding a way to get by :D

    Go to any phone store (not branded Apple) and you can hold phones with screens up to 6+ inches in your hand. Imagine an iOs keyboard on that screen. Then see if it can work for you
     
  8. Jimmy James macrumors 68040

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    Yes, absolutely. I just tested an iPhone 6 at the Apple store.
     
  9. TWO2SEVEN macrumors 68040

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    Surely this depends on your hands and the size of this non-existent phone?
     
  11. zipa macrumors 65816

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    Unfortunately not. There is a sensor on the iPhone 6 that detects one handed usage and displays an error message if detected. Only if you register for upper body disabilities are you able to unlock one handed operation on the new iPhone.
     
  12. Crichton333 macrumors 6502

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    And the number of fingers on it. We are not mind readers guy.
     
  13. mobilehaathi macrumors G3

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    Yes, polydactyly might help for large phones. ;)
     
  14. LostSoul80 macrumors 68020

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    It is possible to use iPhone 6 one handed. Just look at any review, or try at an Apple Store yourself? Them lazy posters sometimes eh. :rolleyes:
     
  15. TWO2SEVEN macrumors 68040

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    What reviews? Which store has them? Were you too lazy to read that it was for the non-existent iPhone 6? :D
     
  16. C DM macrumors Westmere

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    Sarcasm
     
  17. TWO2SEVEN, May 16, 2014
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    TWO2SEVEN macrumors 68040

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    Obviously....at least I hope so.
     
  18. LostSoul80 macrumors 68020

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    :eek:
    I didn't think it'd be hard to get it...
     
  19. TWO2SEVEN macrumors 68040

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    I didn't think my response would be either :D
     
  20. radiologyman macrumors 6502

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    People who use 4.7 inch smartphones said that it's very possible.
     
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  22. BeeJee macrumors 6502

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    I wish it were something like 4.4 or 4.5. I don't use cases so I like my phone being protected when inside my pocket when I lean against stuff. The corner of my Nexus 5 got a little beat up because not all of my pant pockets could fit the whole phone. I would also like to see black come back.
     

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