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YOUR iPhone is packed with features but one is sending TikTok users into a frenzy even though it's been around for a while now.

Smartphone lovers can't believe the power of iPhone's Live Text tool – and how sneaky it is.

The feature allows anyone to use their camera to instantly scan text from any physical surface and copy it.

It can significantly cut down the amount of time it takes you to note things down – especially long things.

So if you see a poster with info you want to note down, or even a sign, whip your iPhone out and the camera app will do the hard work for you.

But a viral video has shown how it could be misused as well.

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Yann Bernillie revealed how Live Text can be used to cheat.

In it, he stands behind an unsuspecting person typing away on their laptop and quickly nabs all their hard work.

How to use Live Text on iPhone

To use Live Text, all you need to do is open the camera app.

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Hold your device up to the text you wish to copy and wait for a yellow box to appear.

There's a text box icon in the bottom right of the camera view – tap that.

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You can then select all text and copy and paste it as you need.

Now you can take information quickly whenever you see something of interest.

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