If you need to edit text, an onscreen magnifying glass lets you position the insertion point whereyou need it. You can select text, and cut, copy, and paste text. In some apps, you can also cut,copy, and paste photos and videos.Position the insertion point: Touch and hold to bring up the magnifying glass, then drag toposition the insertion point.
Select text: Tap the insertion point to display the selection buttons. Tap Select to select theadjacent word, or tap Select All to select all text.You can also double-tap a word to select it. Drag the grab points to select more or less text. Inread-only documents, such as webpages, touch and hold to select a word.
Cut or copy text: Select text, then tap Cut or Copy.Paste text: Tap the insertion point, then tap Paste to insert the last text that you cut or copied.To replace text, select it before tapping Paste.Undo the last edit: Shake iPhone, then tap Undo.Make text bold, italic, or underlined: Select text, tap Get the definition of a word: Select the word, then tap Define (not always available).Get alternative words: Select a word, then tap Suggest (not always available).