How do I turn off the circular magnifier in iOS? I am not referring to the accessibility feature. For example, when I open a pdf and hold my Apple pencil down somewhere, a circular magnifying glass pops up. This is not a problem in pdf although it is annoying. However, I have other apps for which this does interfere with my work. One of my apps requires me to drag things around with a clear view of what i am dragging. The magnifier gets in the way of what i am doing. I would like to turn it off but cannot figure how. Any ideas?


This cannot be disabled in iOS 12 or earlier. In iPadOS 13, the magnifying glass has been removed.

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