Learn To Use Your Iphone With These Tips

You can purchase almost any app you want for the iphone. This device makes life easier in a countless number of ways. Keep reading this article in order to make your phone a device that can save you a headache rather than giving you one.

TIP! Rice is an easy and quick way to dry out your iPhone if you happen to get it wet. There are many ways you may get your phone wet, such as puddles or toilets.

If you get your iphone wet, simply use rice in order to dry it out. No matter how much care you take, your phone may slip into water, or even get rained on. Use a paper towel to wipe the phone, then place it in a rice packed bag. Use this as an alternative to a hair dryer. After a number of hours, or overnight, your phone should be dry.

TIP! When surfing the web on the iPhone, you do not need to add “.com” to web addresses.

Larger Keyboard

TIP! Are you completely overwhelmed by constant notifications received on your iPhone? You’ll find it easy to disable them. Go into the settings and choose notifications.

There are ways that you can make the keyboard larger on your iphone. It is, however, not necessary to purchase a larger keyboard. Move your iphone horizontally, which will increase the size of your keys. You’ll see you have a much larger keyboard for you to use that is much more effective when it comes to typing.

TIP! It is possible to create an application from any of your favorite websites. Start by going to the website.

Are you tired of all the constant notifications you receive on our iphone? If so, you have the option to disable these notifications. Open Settings and select the ‘Notifications’ bar. Remove any apps that are located in the :In Notification Center” that aren’t useful to you. This can also help your battery life.

TIP! It is pretty easy to retain images from Mail and Safari. Just touch and hold the image you want to save.

There is a better way to turn off the AutoCorrect feature than hitting the “X” button. Simply tap on the screen anywhere. The box will instantly close.

TIP! Hitting the “X” button when the AutoCorrect suggestion box comes up is not necessary. Just tap the screen! This closes the suggestion box immediately, so that you can type the word the proper way.

The iphone lets you come up with your very own shortcuts and dictionary. Your dictionary makes it easier to say what you want. You also have the option of adding in your own words. When typing messages, the auto correct feature will also take these into account.

TIP! You can program words and shortcuts with your iPhone. Whenever you use diction, your phone will know what you’re attempting to say.

Most iphone owners use their phones as cameras. It can be difficult to scroll through all of the photos you have taken if they are not sorted. You can use the built-in feature for albums to keep photos organized on the iphone. The Album is a great way to keep your photos available for viewing.

TIP! Most people who own iPhones are well aware of the picture-taking possibilities the phone has to offer. It can be difficult, however, to learn how to easily sort through the many different pictures you’ve taken.

Your iPhone’s default setting is to show you a preview of your incoming messages right on the phone’s lock screen. You may find this handy or annoying. If you would prefer not to see them, it is not hard to disable this feature on your iphone. Access settings, select “notifications” and then enter the “messages” option. Then turn off the Show Preview option.

TIP! 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.

You can use the included calculator to do quick mathematical calculations on your iphone. When holding the phone upright it is a regular calculator, but by tilting it sideways you will get a scientific calculator.

TIP! In order to hear a sound for each character you type, make the necessary adjustment in the “sounds” area of the phone’s settings. This helps you avoid mistakes typing.

If you have Siri on your iphone, but like to keep your privacy, you maybe not want to continue to use her. Apple keeps recordings of almost all communication with Siri on its own server. Apple’s primary purpose in recording Siri prompts is to maintain and improve speech recognition functioning on your iphone.

TIP! AutoText shortcuts save a great deal of time when texting and emailing. Create shortcuts for the phrases that you use most frequently.

Sleep/wake Button

TIP! If you browse on your iPhone using Safari, you do not have to type “.com” in the URL.

In the event that your iphone freezes and it is not revived when you press the Sleep/Wake button, you can do a hard reset to get things back in order. By simultaneously holding down the sleep/wake button and the home key, it should get your phone working properly again. The phone will power down, and power up again to show you everything is fine.

TIP! If you get your iPhone wet, don’t try to turn it on right away. Dry off the exterior of the phone and leave it out overnight before trying to turn it back on.

Create shortcuts for sayings or phrases you use a lot to save yourself some time. This can help with email addresses and phrases that are used often like “Where are you?” or “On my way.” You’ll find the necessary settings lurking in the iphone settings’ “Keyboard” section.

TIP! Notifications can be annoying when they interrupt you while you are trying to work on your iPhone. If this interrupts you from time to time, this can be a hassle.

Taking a photo with the iphone is so simple, you can do it with just one hand. You use the volume up button to quickly snap a photo. The picture quality is as good as taking them in the normal fashion.

TIP! Think about buying a battery management application. There are a few available that can inform you of when you use too much power and how you can reduce it to save battery life.

You are able to take screenshots instantly with the touch of two buttons on the iphone. Touch and hold down the home and power buttons at the same time to acheive this. Press the buttons briefly, as holding them too long causes undesired effects. This takes a snapshot of the current display and sends it to the app that stores images.

TIP! To close out of your email, simply cancel it if you want to save the content. The iPhone then gives you the option of saving a draft rather than discarding the email.

The iphone gives you the ability to take advantage of many social media functions. The iphone helps you update your status on Twitter and Facebook. Use the social apps to get instant news and updates to know what everyone in the world is doing first.

TIP! The iPhone offers an extremely useful dictionary as a standard feature that is programed into the iOs of the phone itself. This tool can be used in nearly any app.

There are a few different ways to search contacts on the iphone. There is one that does not involve flicking with your fingers. Begin by pressing your finger to the contact list. Then, you just slide up and down. You will have more control over the list, which is especially helpful if you have a large number of contacts.

TIP! You can send treasured photos to your loved ones by using the iPhone. There are two main ways to do this.

Use Facetime when you are communicating on your iphone. This lets users see the individual they are conversing with. To get started, visit the contacts section of your phone and find the FaceTime option. Simply press the button to activate FaceTime.

TIP! You should create a back up of your contact list. There is an app known as iDrive Lite; it will help you backup your contacts.

Are you always sending text messages to the same handful of people? Save them to the phone in your favorites. This is a great feature because it organizes all your favorites and recent calls into a list that you can simply use to text and call them. Tap the small arrow next to a contact and select text message. You can then ask them quickly what the voice message is about, a perfect tool when you are stuck in a meeting.

TIP! Do you want to have a unique alert tone for your messages or calls? If you want to change your tones, just follow a few simple steps. In your Settings, go to Sounds.

If you have a habit of dropping phones, be sure to purchase a case for your iphone. The last thing you want is a shattered screen because you didn’t put your iphone in a case. Although no case is indestructible, having your phone in one can increase the odds that your phone will be fine whenever you drop it.

TIP! Icons on the bottom of your screen can be changed when you are listening to your favorite music. Tap Settings and pick “Add More Icons.

Anyone who has seen an iphone has probably been amazed by how much it can do. Using the suggestions you have just read, you can begin to get the most out of your iphone.

TIP! Disable or turn off any of the wireless radio functions that you do not use. If apps are using the wireless technologies in the background, they can use battery power.