Pressing A or down on the directional pad can skip texts and certain cutscenes.
Pressing X takes a screen shot of the top screen of the 3DS. Pressing Y takes a picture of the touch screen.
Pressing L or R when inside of a Mii's apartment changes the top screen from the [Mii's] information to [Mii's] list of friends.
Using the Circle Pad before going into a Mii's apartment will turn the camera angle around the room, allowing the Player to see more of the room.
Pressing down on the + Pad or the B button while a cutscene is showing or when a Mii is talking will skip the speech or the cutscene.
When pressing down or up on + Pad while the touch screen shows a list of (food, clothes etc.) the orange rectangle will change the position.
If the U-turn at the left down corner is pressed the action will take you back from the shop or a Mii apartment etc.
When a Mii is sleeping in a bed in their apartment and their head is touched, a drawing minigame shows up.
When touching a bubble over a Mii's head they will say something or they will show their problem.
When in Photo Studio or a holiday or the AR Camera world, when the camera's button is touched it takes a picture.
When a Mii is going to propose, the minigame has a heart on the bottom screen saying NOW!. The player has to touch it to signal the Mii that their sweetheart is thinking of him/her, as shown by his/her face appearing in the sweetheart's thought bubble.
When in the Mii Apartments, tapping a window will show apartment of the touched window.
When in minigames, everything is done with the touch screen.
When in a Mii's dream, if the player has to do something it's usually done with touch screen.
When selecting something from a list, the touch screen can be used to search from the list.
The touch screen is used to write sentences like in quirky questions and songs.
When it's the flying disc session, the flying disc is used to fling with touch screen.
The touch screen is used to edit Miis.
When a Mii successfully proposes to its sweetheart, the touch screen can be repeatedly tapped to applaud for the couple.
When touching the thought bubble above a sleeping Mii, the player can see into its dream.
When at Mii apartments, you can use the stylus to interact with the Mii. You can pat its head, spin it around, view their face/belly/back in close-up, make them sit down/lie down/roll over/jump, make them blush, have them "work on their funny faces", x-ray their head or belly, or pluck things off them.
Gyro Sensor is used to show your face to scare the Mii in the dream Giant.
The Gyro Sensor is used to take photos of yourseelf in the park during the event this happens in.
During the news that a Mii has its birthday you can blow off the fire from the candles during a scene.
When the mobile is used it moves if the player blows to the Microphone.
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