Using an iPhone is treasured by many, but some find it to be annoying. It is not merely a phone, but with all of the apps available, it can be basically anything. To find out how to take full advantage of what your iPhone has to offer, continue reading.
Take a picture using the volume and headphones. Press the button located on the headphone cord while keeping a steady hand. When you do this, you ensure that the device is not shaken. As a result, your image will appear much more crisp and clear.
If you’re browsing the web through your iPhone, you should know you don’t have to type “.com” when you’re putting in a site’s address. As long as you punch in the body of the website address, your browser will be able to locate the site you’re looking for. It might seem like a small feature, though if you use the internet a lot on your phone, this will save a significant amount of time and battery usage.
You can set reminders based on location with your iPhone. You can ask Siri to remind you to call your work at 5pm. For example, ask Siri to remind you to do something when you arrive at your destination. The phone will then detect when you are home and remind you of your call. So, if you unsure of your return time, a reminder can still be established.
A lot of iPhone users want to use accented letters and other features in their text, but they simply can’t figure out how to do it. This is what you need to do. Press the button of the letter you want to use and hold it down. Shortly, a box will appear that has a group of extra keys. You can then use as many fancy symbols as you need.
Have you ever found yourself doubting your most recent entry into iMessage? Have you ended up with something strange added to your message by Auto Correct? There’s a very simple way to take back your words; quickly shake your iPhone. This feature will undo everything you have recently typed. This feature is not turned on by default, so go to Settings and set it up.
If you have an iPhone, you have a spectacular camera. Make sure you take full advantage of it for great pictures. After a while, the number of photos can really add up. You can use the album feature that’s built into your phone in order to organize your pictures. This can make it a lot easier to location specific photos.
As a default setting, incoming messages are previewed on your iPhone’s lock screen. You may find this handy or annoying. If you think it is annoying, you can disable that feature easily. Go into your settings menu, choose notifications and then messages. You then want to disable the Show Preview option.
If you value your privacy greatly, then you should probably use Siri a little less. Apple records pretty much all of these voice prompts you make to Siri and then stores them on internal servers. This is to further develop the program’s speech recognition capability, and while the files are supposedly secure, your discussions with Siri may be saved.
You can set your iPhone to let you know when calls or messages are coming in. If you want a notification that’s silent, but easy to notice, you can set it up so that your phone’s LED camera blinks each time a message comes in. Navigate your way through to set this option, clicking on the General tab under Settings and then click on Accessibility. Choose the feature “LED flash” for alerts.
Because it replicates practically all of the functions of an ordinary browser, Safari makes it easy to get images from the Internet onto your iPhone. When you find an image you want to keep, simply tap it and hold. A menu will appear that will allow you to save the image. You can also choose to copy it to a message.
There is a reset that you can do on your device if it freezes. Press and hold that button while you hold down the Home key simultaneously. Your iPhone should reboot after a few seconds.
Choosing your unique ringtone is another benefit of the iPhone. Separate yourself from everyone else and add your own unique touch to the phone by having your own ringtone. A good ringtone can be made from a sound byte or even your favorite songs. This will set your iPhone apart from the crowd.
You can capture a photo with one hand when using your device. Focus your picture and press the volume up button. You’ll get pictures of similar quality to standard photos if you use this shortcut.
There may be times that you are interrupted by a notification when you are doing work on your iPhone. You probably prefer finishing your task at hand prior to minding the notice. The notification can quickly be rid of. When you see the pop-up bar, all you have to do is swipe it away.
Although your iPhone does everything it can to make navigating web pages as easy as possible, it can still be a real slog to scroll back up to the top of a long page. Fortunately, it isn’t necessary! Clicking the top of your screen where the status bar is, will bring you right back to the beginning of the page. This works for other long screens (like iTunes lists) too.
To mark messages as unread, it is necessary to locate the hidden command. Navigate to details and tap unread; that’s all there is to it.
Do you love your iPhone but find typing on it tedious? From the settings menu, access general area, then the keyboard and create a shortcut. This way you can take the most common long strings of words you use and program them in ahead of time. It will save you a lot of time because you will only have to type a few letters rather than an entire phrase.
You can’t own an iPhone without realizing that it offers a great deal of features. That being said, you must actually own an iPhone if you wish to get a full jist of its functionality. Use the tricks you’ve learned here to use your iPhone more fully and efficiently.