Wait, iOS 15 Lets You Take a Picture of Handwritten Text and Turn It Into a Message or Email

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In tech news you absolutely need to know, the new iOS 15 update is about to make life so much easier, and some people don't even know about its most time-saving feature! Thanks to TikTok, we learned that you can take a picture of handwritten text and turn it into a text or email.

You can take a picture of handwritten text (!) and your iPhone will automatically turn it into text on your phone (read: you don't have to type it out!). This extremely helpful hack is great for literally anything and saves so much time. Wondering how to do it? Follow these steps:

  1. First, go to your Messages or email.

  2. Then, go to the section where you type in text, and tap it.

  3. You'll notice an option will pop up that says, "Scan Text."

  4. Hit that, and it'll activate your camera.

  5. From there, put the camera up to the text you want to scan and your phone will automatically write out the text.

Here's what it will look like in action:

Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Lauren Harano

The next time you want to scan lengthy text into a message or email, simply utilize this cool new feature, and you'll be good to go. If this hack isn't genius, we don't know what is.

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