It seems like today that so many people own an iphone, but most people aren’t aware of the many features and functions that this device holds. Don’t feel like you’re alone if you haven’t figured out how to master your iphone yet. Continue reading to find out more about using your iphone.
Any website you visit can be made into an app. You just need to visit the site itself. Once you are there, tap on “Go”. When you do this, you’ll be asked if you want to add the site on your home page. After it has been added, simply rename it to create the app.
Obtain an app that can change your iphone into a storage device for music, pictures and videos. With the app, text, music, and even photos can be uploaded. You just need to connect your phone to any computer, or open them right in your phone.
Try scrolling through web pages with one or two fingers. If you are browsing a page that is divided up into boxes, you only have to scroll with one finger between the boxes. Two finger scrolling lets you scroll the whole page itself.
Your iphone has the capability of showing previews of incoming messages when your screen is locked. The may seem convenient to you or it may not be what you want at all. If you would prefer not to see them, it is not hard to disable this feature on your iphone. First, go to Settings, then Notifications, then Messages. You then want to disable the Show Preview option.
The utilities of your iphone has a calculator built in. In the phone’s vertical position, you will get a standard calculator and if you flip it into horizontal position, you will see a scientific calculator.
The iphone has the option, as do other smartphones, to alert you visually to calls and messages you are receiving on your phone. For a more stealthy notification, you can set the LED to blink, flash, and sometimes even go different colors. Simply visit the “settings” area, go to “general”, then select “accessibility.” Once you’re there, find the LED flash alerts option and turn it on.
Change the sounds on your phone so you can hear clicking when typing. The audible click helps you ensure that your phone is picking up what you are typing.
Should your iphone fall in water, wait before trying to turn it on. Instead, do you best to dry the outside of the phone, and then allow the phone dry out overnight in a bowl of uncooked white rice. Turning on a wet phone is likely to short-circuit it, ruining it permanently.
Don’t go overboard when installing new apps. There are quite a few free and paid iphone apps that are useful. Some applications engage in unscrupulous data mining practices or charge you hidden fees.
Using your iphone can be really fun and really easy, but there are some aspects of the phone that make it seem tedious. For example, having to scroll up the length of pages can be a pain. Luckily, you do have other options. Tap the bar on the top of the screen to scroll all the way back up to the top. This is helpful for long lists too like they have on the iTunes store.
Your iphone will also you to very quickly retrieve your iPod and other favored features. Simply go to the settings area, tap general, then hit the home button. Then you can customize by clicking twice, then select the options you prefer to customize. This is very simple if you know what you’re doing.
Iphones are pricey, but they are like a handheld computer. You already know that an iphone is worth its cost if you’re an owner yourself. Since you’ve read this article, you should be able to use these tips on your phone to enjoy it more.