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. How do I prevent my device from falling asleep while Timers are running? What's new in iOS version 3.0? How to set the audible alarm for the iPad and iPhone app. What is the “List View” screen?