TIP! If your iPhone has accidentally gotten wet, rice can be used to help it dry. Phones are commonly dropped in water from puddles or toilets.

Many people consider owning an iphone a curse. It can do many things thanks to the apps it has. For more exciting and interesting ways to use your iphone, check out the tips below.

TIP! Siri has the ability to set reminders based on location. Rather than asking Siri to tell you to do something at noon, you have another option.

If your iphone is wet, consider using rice. It is common to drop the phone in a water puddle, the toilet or something wet. Put your device into a bag with rice to help soak up the moisture. Leave it there overnight, and in almost every case, it will be fine in the morning.

TIP! Make navigation easier with your iPhone. The map feature can help you find the nearest gas station or navigate an unfamiliar area.

You can use Safari to just do one tap and make a phone call. 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. Touch the number itself, and the connection will be made automatically.

TIP! Do you want to add accents or umlauts to your message? This is what you need to do. Touch and hold the particular letter you want additional options for and keep your finger on it for a couple of seconds.

Safari and mail applications are widely used by iphone owners, but many are not aware of how to save images with these apps. Simply touch the picture and hold for a couple seconds. A box pops up with the save option.

TIP! Use the multimedia features on your iPhone to get the most out of it. By downloading episodes of your favorite television series, a classic movie or humorous clips from countless online sources, you can turn your iPhone into an incredibly versatile solution for all of your entertainment needs.

Download an app that will allow you to upload files on your iphone and use it as a storage device. Upload photos, music or other files with the app. Then, you can easily transfer them to any computer via the phone, or just access them directly from the phone itself.

TIP! Tag your email accounts to your iPhone for quick accessibility to all of your messages. This feature allows you to receive and view messages right away directly on your iPhone.

Are you doubting the wisdom of what you just typed into iMessage? Have you ended up with something strange added to your message by Auto Correct? There’s a super-easy way to undo the damage: just give your iphone a quick shake. It erases the most recent typing you have entered. Be aware that this feature is optional, and you will need to check in the Settings area to ensure that it’e enabled.

TIP! Did you ever miss your chance to take a great photo because it took too long to open your iPhone’s camera? Consider this simple shortcut. When your screen is locked, simply tap your Home button twice.

Via the default setting, the iphone shows previews of messages when the lock screen is on. This could come in handy or it could be annoying. If you are among those who find it bothersome, you can disable it. Go into your settings menu, choose notifications and then messages. Show Preview is the option you want to turn off.

TIP! There is a reset that you can do on your device if it freezes. Simultaneously hold the button and the Home key.

The iphone has the option, as do other smartphones, to alert you visually to calls and messages you are receiving on your phone. If you want to have a silent notification, the iPhone’s LED camera can be set to blink whenever you receive a call and/or message. Access this feature by utilizing the settings menu, and then tapping on “general” then “accessibility”. Select the button “LED Flash on Alerts.”

TIP! Always keep iOS updated to the most recent version, when possible. Due to the iPhone’s complexity, patches and fixes are frequently made available to address security and functionality issues.

Your iPhone’s Safari mobile browser will allow you to do just about everything that you would be able to do on a regular Internet browser. In Safari, just touch and hold on a photo you’d like to save. This will go right into your Camera Roll after you save it. You can also send it to someone in a message.

TIP! You are able to take a steady photo easily enough on your iPhone. Just use your headphones’ volume controls.

If an iphone freezes up, you can easily perform a rest to get everything back in working order. Hold down the Sleep/Wake button and the Home key at the same time. The phone will then shut down and restart as a signal that everything went well.

TIP! AutoText shortcuts are an ideal way to quickly add frequently used words and phrases into your texts. This feature comes in handy for cumbersome email addresses or common phrases like “On my way” or “Where are you?” This shortcut feature can be accessed under the keyboard settings of your iPhone.

Owning an iphone means being introduced to the millions of amazing things it can do. However, you can not take advantage of the benefits if you are lost in sorting through them all. Use what you learned here and make your iphone work for you.

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