If you’ve looked around lately, you know what the Apple iPhone is. The iPhone has changed the way we communicate. Whether you just purchased an iPhone or you are about to do so, this article will show you how to use your iPhone to its full potential.
If you own an iPhone, getting lost is a thing of the past. The maps application is integrated into the software when you purchase the phone, and it allows you to view your location whenever you have service. You can find directions home or explore new regions you never considered before.
As soon as any new updates are available, you should immediately update your phone. This will allow you to have fixes for software and updates for your phone. This makes sure that any photos or important information are stored on your system in case something goes wrong with your phone.
If you are browsing in Safari, you have the ability to make a phone call with a simple tap. Perhaps you are searching for a local grocery store. You don’t have to shut down your browser when you locate the contact info that you need. Just tap on the number and you will be instantly connected to the business you want to contact.
It is possible to create an app from your commonly used sites. First, navigate to the site. Once you are there, tap on “Go”. You will then have the option of adding the website to the home screen. When you see it on the home page, you are able to rename it. Then, you have an app!
A great tip to implement when using the iPhone is to save the images you view directly from your browser. Tap on the image for a period of three seconds and it will give you the option to save it. The box that pops up will have options for manipulating the image.
It is possible to create your own dictionary, complete with shortcuts, using your iPhone. As you dictate or type, the dictionary will know what you are saying. You can program the iPhone with additional shortcuts and phrases. There is an auto correct function that the keyboard utilizes as well while you type.
Your iPhone has a default setting that shows a preview of any incoming messages on your phone’s lock screen. You might find this annoying rather than convenient. If you do not like this feature, you can simply turn it off. First, go to Settings, then Notifications, then Messages. The feature you want to disable is called Show Preview.
Have you lost a photo opportunity because the camera app was too slow to bring up? Here is a simple shortcut that will solve that problem. Tap on the Home icon two times when your screen is locked. A miniature camera icon will be noticeable at the bottom. Tapping this button will automatically load your camera.
You should be careful using the Siri voice command system with your iPhone if you are worried about your privacy. Apple stores all Siri voice prompts on their internal servers. Although this assists with improving speech recognition and Apple maintains that there is file security, be aware that your conversations with Siri may be recorded.
The Safari browser in your phone is fully-functional and can do anything you could on a regular computer, including saving Internet pictures. Just press on and hold any images you wish to save. A menu will appear asking if you’d like to save the picture to the Camera Roll. It’s also easy to copy the image and put it in an email or message this way.
If an iPhone freezes up, you can easily perform a rest to get everything back in working order. Press and hold the “Sleep/Wake” button again while simultaneously holding down the “Home” key. This will shut down the phone and restart it.
Your iPhone’s calendar is a great tool to help you keep organized. It’s more efficient to directly add events to your calendar than to touch “+” every time you want to add an event. If you’re in “Day” view, tap and hold down on an hour to automatically add an event for that hour. Fast scheduling will free up more of your time.
Taking a photo with the iPhone is so simple, you can do it with just one hand. Do this by simply getting the frame how you desire it, and press the button that says + volume. There is no effect on the quality of your photos by using this feature.
Scrolling back to the top part of any page that you visit while using the iPhone can seem like such a hassle. You should not have to! If you tap the status bar near the top of the screen, you will go right back to the beginning of the page. This feature can really be a life saver when scrolling through extra long pages.
If you have run out of time and can’t finish composing your email, then just press cancel rather than closing out of your email app. This will prompt your iPhone to ask if you would like to save this e-mail as a draft. Select “yes” and you return to the draft email later on.
To save a message that you are working on for later on an iPhone, just tap Cancel. Mail will appear asking if you wish to Cancel, Save, or Don’t Save. If you select save, a copy of the message will be saved in your drafts. If your iPhone does not already have a folder designated for Drafts, going this route will set one up for you.
One of the benefits of the iPhone is the ability to send pictures. Thare are two easy ways to get this done. First, save the picture and attach it to your email. Alternatively, go to Facebook and upload it for all to see.
Now you should know much more about your iPhone. Apply the tips from this article to learn the ins and outs of your iPhone. You will appreciate your iPhone so much more when you understand all the many functions!