If you are an iPhone owner, you are aware that feature far more power and functionality than other mobile phones. But, you also know that there is much to learn about your iPhone. Look through the contents of this article to see what you can learn about iPhones and how to use them to your advantage.
If adding the “.com” ending of website addresses on your iPhone is a chore, you don’t have to. All you need to do is include the main part, like Google, and miraculously the iPhone browser transports you to that site. Though this may seem insignificant, the time savings can be substantial over the long run.
You can find any place with your iPhone. Use the map component as a GPS when you are trying to get directions to a specific location, or when you are trying to find things like grocery stores or gas stations along the way. This can also be bookmarked so that you can go back to the spot that you were at.
Are you completely overwhelmed by constant notifications received on your iPhone? There is a way to easily turn off the notifications. After you open the main “Settings” menu, touch the bar called “Notifications.” Review the applications listed below the heading “Notification Center.” Take away anything you do not want to be there. The other upside to this is improved battery life.
Have you lost a great picture because your camera app did not come up quickly? Use this shortcut instead. With the screen in the locked position, give two quick taps to the Home button. A little camera icon should be seen close to the bottom on the screen. Touch this camera icon and you will be able to use your iPhone as a camera right away.
It may not be a good idea to use Siri. Apple keeps recordings of almost all communication with Siri on its own server. This is done because it helps the speech recognition program work better, but remember that it also records everything that you say when using the Siri app.
Not unlike other phones, you can have the iPhone show a visual display of messages and calls that are inbound. You can set up the iPhone’s LED flash to blink when a call or message comes in. Simply go to Settings > General > Accessibility. From here, it’s easy to program your LED Flash option.
Did you know that you can actually take a screenshot using your iPhone? It’s simple: hold the home button down and simultaneously click the sleep button at the top of your device. The screen will briefly flash white, indicating that the screenshot was successful.
Always upgrade the OS to the most current version possible. In reality, iPhones are very sophisticated handheld computers, and just like other computers, they can be prone to bugs and issues that need fixing. Doing this is even more important if you use your phone to transmit any kind of personal data.
This article has shown you that the iPhone can do many things, some of which you may not have been aware of before. You simply have to remember what you have learned the next time you use the phone!