Select a bunch of text?

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by dgdosen, Jun 30, 2007.

  1. dgdosen macrumors 65816


    Dec 13, 2003
    I can't figure out how to do this:

    How do you select all the text in a text box to delete it?

    Say I want to type in a new URL in the web browser, or delete most of the characters in a text box. Is there a way to do this, or do I need to type over every single character?

    For all it's flaws, damn it's cool
  2. AkenanM macrumors newbie

    Jun 30, 2007
    I've found that by holding down the backspace key it will delete the whole least in the web browser bar. Not sure if this will happen anywhere else.
  3. mrtune macrumors 6502a

    Jun 23, 2007
    When typing in the web browser bar, tap the X to the right of it and it'll wipe out the entire bar. Much easier than holding down the backspace key until it's all gone.

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