There are many apps available that can simplify your life. Making your iPhone into a tool that can help you simplify life is easy if you follow the advice in this article.
Get a keyboard that is bigger in order to browse easier with your iPhone. And it doesn’t have to be an external keyboard. Rotate the iPhone sideways, tap the address bar within Safari, and voila! You have a larger, easier-to-use keyboard for faster and more efficient typing.
Consider buying a screen protector for your iPhone’s screen. This will help to prevent scratches, which can damage the look of your device. Scratches can appear from just a small speck of dust on your finger. Make sure to always protect the screen of your phone.
Do you get annoyed by receiving so many notifications on your iPhone? There is a way to easily turn off the notifications. Open Settings and select the ‘Notifications’ bar. Remove items that aren’t useful from your “Notification Center”. This will also help your battery to last longer.
A lot of people with iPhones use Safari or Mail a lot without knowing how to save pictures from those. Tap on the image for a period of three seconds and it will give you the option to save it. A pop up should appear, giving you the choice to save that image.
It’s not necessary to press the X to get rid of that annoying AutoCorrect suggestion box. The screen can be tapped at any location as an alternative. This closes the suggestion box immediately, so that you can type the word the proper way.
If you download an application that will let you upload your files to the iPhone, you can utilize it as a device for storage. It is easy to grab text files, videos, music and photos. You can view and manipulate your files right through your iPhone, or link it to another computer to download and access them.
Are there umlauted or accented letters you wish to include in your messages? It is as simple as this. All you have to do is touch and hold the letter you want for a few moments, and you will receive a list of options. Expect a box to open, containing added options. This will allow you to type with fancy lettering as much as you want.
When you are trying to send an email or write a note and you have no interest in using words that are suggested by the iPhone, you do not need to hit the “X” to dismiss the suggestion box. Simply press the screen anywhere and the box goes away.
As a default setting, incoming messages are previewed on your iPhone’s lock screen. For some this is great, but others do not like it. If it’s the latter, you should be happy to know that disabling this feature is something that can easily be done. In your Settings, navigate to the “messages” option that is found in your “notifications.” Here you have the option to turn the Show Preview setting to OFF.
You can use the included calculator to do quick mathematical calculations on your iPhone. You can use it easily in the usual vertical position or turn your phone horizontally for a sleek scientific calculator look.
You can do nearly everything that you can do on your home computer due to the Safari browser that iPhone uses. All you need to do is tap and hold a picture you’d like to preserve when you come across it online. The context menu that pops up will let you save the picture directly to your phone’s Camera Roll. You can also send it to someone in a message.
If your iPhone ever freezes and you cannot revive it by pressing the “Wake” button, you may need to perform a hard reset. Hold down the Sleep/Wake button and the Home key at the same time. Your phone will shut down, then restart if everything was able to reset properly.
Always remember to update your OS anytime a new version comes out. Due to the iPhone’s complexity, patches and fixes are frequently made available to address security and functionality issues. These updates are especially important if you use your phone to send personal information online.
Keep firmware updated. This will increase the usability of your device, and it can also increase battery life. Upload iTunes on your desktop or laptop and connect your phone to the computer to update. You can also connect your iPhone with iCloud to your computer.
You have likely seen your friends and family be completely blown away by what the iPhone can do. To get to know what you can do with an iPhone, just use the tips and tricks laid out in this article.