Many people consider owning an iPhone to be a blessing, yet some people find it can be a curse. It can do many things thanks to the apps it has. To better understand all of the functions and features of the iPhone, keep reading.
There are ways that you can make the keyboard larger on your iPhone. This does not require you to make any purchases but simply an adjustment on your device. Put the iPhone to the side and in Safari, tap on the address bar. The keyboard instantly becomes larger and far more easy to use.
To conserve battery life, reduce the brightness of your iPhone’s screen. Go to the settings to change this. At a lower brightness, you’ll find your iPhone lasts for a lot longer. This is especially helpful if you know you are going to go a long time between charges.
When using Safari, make calls with a single tap. For example, let’s say you are looking for a dry cleaner. While on the Internet, find the number and your phone can call it. Simply tap the number you see on the screen and instantly it dials the business you are trying to connect to.
You can find your way anywhere with your iPhone. If you try the map feature with the GPS when searching for directions, you can locate the best route to your destination and even find gas or shops along the way. Bookmark the map facility so that you can use it whenever needed.
Do you feel overwhelmed by push notifications on your iPhone? Here is an easy way to stop them. Click on settings and tap notifications. Check out the applications in the heading “In Notification Center”; then remove whatever you do not need. The best part is that this can significantly increase your battery’s life each day.
It is possible to create an application from any of your favorite websites. Begin by visiting a website in your iPhone’s browser. Press the “Go” button when you get to the website. This gives you the ability to put this site on your home screen. Once it is on your home page, you can rename it and have your very own app.
Did you know that you can create your own shortcuts and dictionary on your iPhone? If you are dictating to the iPhone, it will predict what you are going to say. Word shortcuts and phrases can be added to the phone as well. Auto-correction of mistyped words is another handy feature.
You can navigate the Internet on your iPhone the same as you would on a laptop. You can save pictures on the Internet to your phone by tapping down for several seconds. A menu will pop up, giving you the option to save the image to the Camera Roll. You can also copy the photo into a message.
If you happen to drop your phone into a liquid, stop yourself from immediately turning it back on. Dry off the phone first and let the internal moisture evaporate. If you try and turn it on while it’s wet, you risk short circuiting the phone and ruining it.
The suggested words feature on the iPhone isn’t worth the time. When typing an email or a note, you can quickly banish the suggested words box by tapping anywhere on the screen. Doing this means that you no longer have to hit ‘x’ after each and every word.
Your iPhone’s calander can be a great tool. It can be utilized quicker and with greater efficiency by the direct addition of events as opposed to pressing “+” with each addition. Simply open the “Day” view and press on the hour you want to instantly set an reminder for that time. You have more time with Fast Scheduling.
There may be times when you are using the iPhone and a notification interrupts you what you are doing. But perhaps now is not a good time, so before getting to the notice you will want to save it for later. It’s easy to dismiss an incoming notification. All you have to do is give the notification pop-up a quick swipe with your fingertip and it’ll disappear.
The command for marking an email unread is hidden on the iPhone. Find Details, click on Unread, and when the email is reopened, it will be seen as unread.
The iPhone gives you instant access to all your favorite music. Go to the settings on your phone, then go to general, and finally go to the home button. Once there, you can customize by simply double clicking, then picking out the options that you’d like to customize. This is a fairly easy process when you follow the steps.
You can use your iPhone to send valued pictures to all of your friends and/or family. Two options are available to achieve this. First, you can save the image and then add it as an attachment to an email, or you can go to your Facebook application and upload it there for everyone to see.
There are a number of ways you can scroll through your iPhone’s contact list. You can tap one letter, go through the whole list, or press slightly to get to the list. This makes it easier for you to find people on your contact list.
Do you always text the same people? Designate these numbers are favorites. You can use your recent and favorite call lists as a place to not only return a call, but to also send text messages. The arrow beside a contact is for texting them. This is great for quickly finding out about all the recent calls and texts that you just missed.
When viewing a small field in your device’s browser, you may have difficulty reading the fine print or making out the details of an image. It is difficult to keep your scrolling in the smaller window without scrolling in the main page. If you’re having trouble getting off the main webpage on a site using your iPhone, zooming in before you attempt to scroll through a smaller window can be helpful. Then use two fingers to scroll instead of just one.
If you have an iPhone, you probably are already somewhat aware of everything it has to offer. However, if you do not fully comprehend how to use your iPhone, you are missing out. Use the tricks you’ve learned here to use your iPhone more fully and efficiently.