Do you want new apps but don’t know how to get them? Luckily, this article has a lot of tricks and tips to help you figure out where to get the best apps and how to make the most of your phone.
Having a bigger keyboard will make iPhone web browsing easier. Fortunately, there is no need to purchase a keyboard. Move your iPhone horizontally, which will increase the size of your keys. The larger keyboard allows you to have more speed and efficiency when typing.
Once you know how the volume button can be used to take a photo, try using the headphone cord to snap a picture. As you prepare to take the picture, steady your hand, then quickly depress the button located on the headphone cord. When you do this, you won’t shake your device, which means your picture will come out clear.
Siri has the ability to set reminders based on location. You don’t have to tell Siri to remind you to do an action at a specific time. But you can also ask Siri to remind you when you get home. Then, when the phone detects you’re at home, it will remind you to call work. This helps when you have no idea what time you will be arriving at home, and lets you set a reminder.
While in the Safari browser, you can simply make a phone call with one tap. You may be looking for a dry cleaner that is nearby. When you find a number, you don’t have to go back to the phone menu to call. A simple touch of the number and your call is connected directly to the exact business you searched for.
Are you aware that you can snap a photo from the headphone cord? Initially, you will want to frame the photograph. Once you’re ready to take the picture, press the button that’s on the cord. You have now taken a photo using your headphone cord. To save, do as you would normally do.
Make messaging faster if you use this trick. Whenever the dictionary automatically suggests a word that you don’t need as you’re typing your text message, you can eliminate it by tapping any area of the screen. It is not necessary to actually touch the small “x” that is located next to the word.
When browsing the web on your iPhone, try scrolling with a single finger and two fingers. A given webpage can be scrolled through box by box. Working with two fingers will let you go down the whole page.
Have you lost a photo opportunity because the camera app was too slow to bring up? Try this easy and quick shortcut. Tap on the Home icon two times when your screen is locked. Then you’ll see a camera icon at the bottom right. Touch this button in order to enable the camera automatically.
Keep your iPhone firmware up to date. This increases both your iPhone’s functionality and the battery life. Update firmware by uploading the latest iTunes to a computer and connecting the phone to said computer. Or, you can connect your iPhone to your computer through iCloud.
You can go to the sound settings and turn “keyboard clicks” on so that you hear an audible click whenever you type. This is helpful because the sounds let you know that your phone is recognizing what you are entering.
Choosing your unique ringtone is another benefit of the iPhone. The default ringtones are unoriginal and you will probably think your iPhone is ringing when someone else has the same ringtone. Load a favorite song or sound clip to your iPhone that you really enjoy. That will get you noticed and command some attention.
You can be interrupted by notifications on your iPhone while you are using another application on the phone. 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 the notification. Swipe away this bar when it comes up to eliminate it from your phone.
If your phone freezes, do not panic. Use the Sleep/Wake button as the first remedy. If that does not solve the problem, select the sleep/wake and home buttons together. This will prompt you through a hard reset of your phone involving the power tab, but it will bring it back up after a few moments.
It’s relatively easy to type with an iPhone, but setting up custom shortcuts for words makes it a lot easier. Access settings, then general, and select keyboard, finally, choose “add new shortcut”. Adding shortcuts is easy. For example, if you typed a word like “probably” a lot, you could have that word auto complete after only the “pr.” If you type in these shortcuts, the phrases and words will be input automatically.
If you run out of time when typing up an email, hit cancel. The device will inquire as to whether or not you want your unfinished writing to be stored as a draft. This will allow you to access the email and finish at a later time.
You have the ability to capture a screenshot with the iPhone whenever you wish. Pressing the power and home buttons at the same time will allow you to do this. Doing this takes a shot of the current display, and it will send it straight to your Images app. Keep in mind that you should only press these buttons briefly because if you hold them down for too long, negative effects can occur.
Armed with the advice above, you ought to be prepared to locate the apps that are most relevant and useful to you. You also know about some useful tricks that you can use daily on your phone. Use what you have learned to access your phone’s full potential.