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How to quickly switch between these 3 million wallpapers on your iPhone

Two iPhones showing how to tap twice on the back of the iPhone to change the wallpaper

Apple offers about 40 wallpapers which you can see in iPhone settings. Plus, you can download thousands of different wallpapers from places like our Wallpaper gallery. But what if you want to be surprised with a new background every time you change the wallpaper? What if you aren't satisfied with just a few wallpapers and want almost endless options?

In this exciting tutorial, we show you how to use one of the 3 million images from expert photographers around the world as your iPhone wallpaper and switch to a new wallpaper whenever you like.

How to perform specific actions with a tap on the back of your iPhone

Tapping the back of an iPhone with a finger to trigger the Back Tap feature

iPhone has a cool accessibility feature called Back Tap that lets you perform various actions when you tap the back of your phone two or three times in quick succession. These custom iPhone actions range from common system features, like invoking the Control Center or Reachability, to popular ones, such as taking a screenshot or scrolling, to running a workflow in the Shortcuts app.

In this short step-by-step tutorial, we'll show you how to bind custom actions to these gestures and trigger them when you double or triple-tap the back of your iPhone.

3 ways to turn off iPhone screen rotation

Stop iPhone from Rotating Screen

Many apps on your iPhone will change orientation as you rotate your screen. These include apps like Mail, Calculator, Calendar, Messages, and some third-party apps. But there are times when you accidentally move your device in a way that rotates the screen, which can be distracting or even annoying.

If you’d like to stop your iPhone from rotating the screen, this short tutorial shows you how.