Most people own a smartphone, and a good portion of those own an iphone; however, many aren’t aware of the great things they can do with such a phone. You are not on your own if you feel like you are not getting the most out of your iphone. To help learn how to get more from your iphone, keep reading.
Lower your iPhone’s brightness to save your battery. Go to the settings to change this. You will save your battery, which is especially helpful if you need a fully charged phone.
You can use your headphone cord to make picture-taking a snap. Press the button located on the headphone cord while keeping a steady hand. You won’t shake the phone and you will have a clear shot.
If you’re searching the web with your iphone, you don’t have to type out the “.com” of the web 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. Though this may seem insignificant, the time savings can be substantial over the long run.
Did you change your mind about something you wrote in iMessage? Auto Correct sometimes corrects words you do not wish to be corrected. You can easily correct the damage by simply shaking your phone. This is akin to the undo button on a computer. Note, this is an optional feature, so you need to check your Settings to make sure it’s enabled.
One finger works just as well as two fingers when scrolling through a site. If the site uses frames, you can use one finger to navigate from one box to the next. If you use two fingers, this allows you to navigate the full page.
You phone will allow you to view parts of your messages even when locked through its default settings. You may enjoy this feature, or you may find it annoying. You can disable the feature quite easily. To disable this feature, open the message notifications under the Settings menu. Turn off the Show Preview option to disable this feature.
Have you lost a photo opportunity because the camera app was too slow to bring up? This shortcut will help you to save a lot of time and get all the pictures you desire. Tap your home button two times in quick succession to pull up the camera icon. A little picture of a camera will pop up at the bottom of your device. Tap this button to automatically enable your camera.
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. To access this feature go into the “accessibility” tab under the settings menu. Then activate the LED Flash on alerts feature.
Choose your favorite ringtones for your iphone. You don’t have to settle for and ordinary, standard ringtone. Upload one of your favorite songs or maybe a sound byte that you really like. You will have yourself an attention-getting feature.
Many times suggested words can cause you to waste time when composing an email. If you’re texting or using email on your phone, simply tap any part of the screen to get rid of the suggestion box. This eliminates the need to tap the “x” to move from word to word.
There is no doubt an iphone is simple to use when surfing the Web. However, it can be a real drag to try to scroll all the way back to the beginning of a long web page. Luckily, you do have other options. Touching the top bar shown on the screen (the clock area) brings you back to the page’s beginning. This can save time, especially if you have a screen that is very long.
Battery management apps are a great iphone tool. There are a few available, and they can let you know where the most amount of battery power is being used and what can be changed to extend the battery life. They also have the ability to let you know when a battery calibration is necessary, so you can extend the life of your battery.
When you are typing, there is a way to make better use of your time on the iphone. Go to the settings, select the keyboard and add your own phrases. This way you can take the most common long strings of words you use and program them in ahead of time. This programming will increase your typing speed by allowing you to avoid the task of typing those commonly used phrases.
Iphones are pricey, but they are like a handheld computer. You simply have to figure out how to access all the features you want to use. Apply the tips you just read, download more apps and explore your iphone to become more familiar with it.