Using an iphone is treasured by many, but some find it to be annoying. It is mind boggling everything you can achieve with the phone, or with the infinite amount of apps available. Keep reading this article to get a good idea of how to get the most out of your phone.
It’s easy to place a call while using Safari to browse the Internet. Say that you are searching the web for local dry cleaners. Once you have located the phone number, it is possible to place a call without closing the Safari browser. Simply tapping the number will connect you to the phone number that you desire to reach.
Are you not so sure you want to send that iMessage after all? Has Auto Correct made you sound silly? You can easily correct the damage by simply shaking your phone. Doing so undoes anything you have recently typed. Since this feature is optional, you will have to enable it through the Settings menu.
Your iphone has a default setting that shows a preview of any incoming messages on your phone’s lock screen. This might be a great feature for you, or you might prefer to keep your messages more private. In the latter case, you’ll be pleased to know that this is a feature you can easily disable. In your Settings, navigate to the “messages” option that is found in your “notifications.” You’ll want to disable the Show Preview function.
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. All you have to do is navigate to Settings, then General, then Accessibility. Then choose “LED Flash Alerts”.
There is a very easy way to get your iphone to take a picture the instant you want it to. In order to do this, use the volume buttons that are located on your headphones. Being by framing the picture that you want to take. Just press the button on the headphone cord to take the photo.
If you happen to drop your phone into a liquid, stop yourself from immediately turning it back on. Dry off the phone and let it sit overnight. Activating a wet phone can short circuit it permanently.
Limit the number of apps on your iphone. There are quite a few free and paid iphone apps that are useful. You have to remember that there are the ones that are shady, which means they will use your information in a negative way or stick you with hidden charges.
You can take a picture with your iphone using just one hand. You can use your volume buttons as your shutter button, so there will be no need to tap the screen. There is no effect on the quality of your photos by using this feature.
Scrolling to the top on a long webpage can take a while. It’s not necessary. All you have to do is tap on the clock at the top and you will be automatically brought back up to the top. This feature can really be a life saver when scrolling through extra long pages.
The command for marking emails unread in the iphone isn’t visible; you have to uncover it. Open ‘Details’ and click on ‘unread’. This will mark the message as unread the next time you open your Mail app.
Set up some word shortcuts to type quickly on an iphone. To add a shortcut simply to to settings, check under general, then under keyboard and then click on add shortcut. By using acronyms or abbreviations, you can create shortcuts for more common words or phrases you type often. When these shortcuts are typed, the words will automatically be put in.
Owning an iphone means being introduced to the millions of amazing things it can do. However, if you do not fully comprehend how to use your iphone, you are missing out. Put the advice you have read here to good use in optimizing all that your iphone can do for you.