Here are a few of them!
While you might know about a handful of these, several should surprise you… 1. Have an iPhone 4S and sick of all the stutters caused by iOS7? You can also turn your phone off using this as well. When I upgraded to iOS7, I found the app-closing procedure to be an annoying and time consuming process. Turns out you can close multiple apps at a time by swiping up with two or three fingers.
Well wish no more! Using airplane mode also allows your phone to charge faster. Always try to leave at least two gigabytes free on your iPhone. Anything less and it will start to slow down considerably. I had a friend who once told me Siri knows too much for her own good. Well, turns out you have the ability to teach her even more. Useful if you are in a new area!
This is a useful feature that arrived with iOS7. Afraid that the background image you want to use is too bright, thus making text too hard to read? With the latest iOS update, your iPhone will automatically adjust the contrast of such images so that you can still see the clock on the lock screen and the text below your apps.
Now you can be cool and start using your iPhone as if it were an actual camera too! Luckily for all of us, the iPhone does have this feature. To access it, simply swipe to the left in any text conversation you have. Tired of the same old Siri? Just swipe down on your homescreen to access it, and type in whatever you need. Tired of pressing shift before every letter you want to capitalize? I used to be, too. That was before I figured out that, by simply double-tapping the shift key, it morphs into a caps-lock key.
Then, everything you write after comes out capitalized.
To stop that insanity from occurring, simply hold your finger on the screen in the location you want to focus on instead of tapping it. Unlike a lot of android phones, the iPhone has no dedicated back button.
To essentially achieve the same effect, however, just swipe your finger from the left edge of your screen to the right. Tired of the standard vibration notification for text messages? To add a little spice to your texting life, go to contacts, find someone, and hit edit in the top right corner. However, what you can also do is customize it so that it turns on during specific portions of the day.
This will allow your phone to automatically turn DND on from say Ever wanted to use one of those fancy em or en dashes while texting somebody?
All you have to do is hold the dash key, and it will give you those two as an option. Ever see something amazing, whip out your phone to take a shot, and come away disappointed with the result?
Get the most out of your iPhone by learning how to use all of its powerful capabilities. Filled with tips, tricks, and shortcuts, this book shows you how to set up. This is useful taking photos of websites, texts, or a funny moment you want to keep. Just hold the home button down and the on/off button at the top right corner at.
Lower the chances of that by taking multiple shots at a time. To do this, just hold the camera button. While it can be a nifty feature, it also uses up battery and processor power, so if you want it off just go to settings, general, background app refresh, and swipe it off there. Siri is more useful than most give her it?
Apply the wrong filter to a photo? I always wondered why my iPhone never let me review my e-mail drafts. Which of these did you find to be the most surprising? Know about any other incredible things iPhones can do? Let me know in the comments below! Educator, contributing writer and experienced journalist. With so much technology it is difficult to find the right tools to help boost our efficiency.
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