Is “Set-By-Touch” the same as the former Quick-Start Timer? July 20, 2017 19:57 Updated Yes. Set-By-Touch is a quick and easy method for setting a 60-Minute Timer and closely imitates the way our standalone Time Timers operate. To create a Timer using Set-By-Touch view this article. Related articles How to create a Timer. What's new in iOS version 3.0? How do I prevent my device from falling asleep while Timers are running? How to set the audible alarm for the iPad and iPhone app. How to set a repeating Timer.