iPhone Tip: Press and Hold the “.com” Button for Quick Access

For those utilizing the latest 2.0 firmware on their iPhone or iPod touch, there’s a neat trick in Safari that you might have overlooked.

When entering a web address, if you press and hold the “.com” key, you’ll see options for “.net,” “.edu,” and “.org.” Selecting any of these will automatically append them to your URL in the address bar.

Interested in more functionalities and shortcuts for your iPhone or iPod touch? Check out the iPhone 101 section on TUAW for additional insights and tips.

Thanks, Ryan!




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