Simple Tips For Pushing Your Iphone Beyond Its Limits

There are good and bad points about owning an iphone. It is not merely a phone, but with all of the apps available, it can be basically anything. For more exciting and interesting ways to use your iphone, check out the tips below.

TIP! An iPhone makes it virtually impossible to get lost. The maps application is integrated into the software when you purchase the phone, and it allows you to view your location whenever you have service.

If you are accessing the web on you iphone, do not worry about using the “.com” portion of the website address. All you need to do is include the main part, like Google, and miraculously the iphone browser transports you to that site. This may seem like a small benefit, but it actually goes a long way in saving you time.

TIP! When you have mastered taking pictures by using your volume buttons, give it a try with your headphone cord. Steady your hands then press the button on the cord.

Siri allows you to establish reminder notifications based on your location. You do not have to say “At five I have to call work, Siri.” But you can also ask Siri to remind you when you get home. Then, when the phone detects you’re at home, it will remind you to call work. You can still have your reminder even though you can’t predict when you will get home.

TIP! Siri allows you to set reminders based on your location. Instead of saying “Siri, remind me to call work at five.

It is not necessary to hit the ‘X’ when deleting AutoCorrect suggestions. Instead, all you have to do is tap anywhere on the screen. This will close the suggestion box for you, which is a much faster method.

TIP! You can use Safari to just do one tap and make a phone call. Say you are surfing for a nearby dry cleaner.

The cord on your headphone is capable of shooting photographs. Begin by framing the photo. You should push the button located on your headphone cord to take the picture. Your picture will then be taken. Use your regular picture saving steps to add the picture to your camera roll.

TIP! With the iPhone, you can make up your own dictionary and shortcuts. You dictation app will be able to know what you are saying when you use words or phrases specific to you.

For quick access to you email messages, tag your accounts. If you have this set up, you can get a notification every time you get a new email and you can check it whenever you like from your phone. You can tag just about any account to your iphone.

TIP! Have you ever found yourself doubting your most recent entry into iMessage? Is AutoCorrect confusing the meaning of what you write? If so, then all you have to do is shake the iPhone. Giving your device a quick shake can help you start fresh with your message.

If you happen to use Safari as your iphone browser, you do not have to type .com when trying to reach a website. As an example, when visiting a site like, you can simply type in Google in the URL area and instantaneously you will be brought to the site.

TIP! Try not to talk to your Siri function as often as you do if you are a very private type of person. Voice prompts spoken to Siri are recorded by Apple and then stored on their internal server.

If you drop your beloved iphone in the water, resist the temptation to immediately turn it on and assess the damage. Dry off the exterior of the phone and leave it out overnight before trying to turn it back on. When you attempt to turn an iphone back on immediately after it gets wet, it can potentially cause permanent damage to the phone.

TIP! You can do nearly everything that you can do on your home computer due to the Safari browser that iPhone uses. If you locate a photo that you want to hang onto while browsing, just tap the image and hold.

Be choosy about which apps you download to your iphone. The iphone platform has a lot of free and paid apps. Be careful about the apps you use, some might steal your information or have hidden charges associated with their use.

TIP! The iPhone OS should be upgraded to the most recent version. Nowadays, iPhones are as complicated as computers, meaning that bugs need to be fixed and certain functions need updating.

If your iphone freezes up, do not be alarmed. Your first step should be to press and hold the Home button or the Sleep button. If that fails try pressing the home button on your iphone along with the sleep/wake button. Your phone will get a hard reset and, be working again in no time.

TIP! Did you know that you can know take iPhone pictures without worrying about your phone shaking? To do this, all you have to do is use your headphones’ volume controls. First, point the camera at the subject and keep your hand from moving.

Look into buying an app to help you manage your battery usage. Several different apps are available. They can inform you of what sources are taking up the most amount of battery power, and they can instruct you on what you should change to maximize it. It can also alert you when you need to calibrate.

TIP! If you use the Safari browser, you don’t need to type in “.com” when you wish to access a webpage.

Your iphone gives you the power to take a screenshot at any time. It is simple; press power and home at the same time. (Do this quickly; if you hold them too long, you will get other effects you do not want.) That takes a snapshot of the current display and automatically sends the picture to the Images application.

TIP! A personalized ringtone is a great way to make your phone shine. You don’t just want to be boring and use a standard ringtone.

Are most of your text messages sent to the same small group of individuals? If so, consider adding each of these numbers to your favorites. You can use your lists of recent calls and favorites to text and call people. Selecting text message after touching the name will give you the option to immediately send a message. This is a great shortcut to get in touch with people whose calls you have missed or whom you contact most often.

TIP! To type with greater efficiency, establish shortcuts on the iPhone. In “Settings”, go to “General”, “Keyboard”, then “Add New Shortcut”.

Purchasing an iphone case could potentially save your phone. A lot of people drop their iphones and crack their screens. The case is not a guarantee. However, it increases the safety of your iphone.

TIP! If you do not like Siri’s voice, it can be changed. The first step is to find Siri in the “general settings” area.

If there are several different email accounts that need to be tracked with your iphone, be sure to apply a distinctive name to each account. This will reduce the amount of confusion you have when you load it up. Make sure every account has its own unique ID so that you can access each one with ease.

TIP! If there is not sufficient time when composing your email, rather than closing the email app tap on it to cancel. After you click out, you will be prompted to save as a draft.

To use all of the features of your iphone, you will have to learn some tricks to make things easier. One trick that will help you is to learn how to deleted emails with a simple swipe. Go to the inbox where you can simply slide your finger across an email which will then bring up the delete button. There you can easily and instantly delete the message.

TIP! You can save a ton of time while typing on your iPhone. Go to Settings and select Keyboard.

The versatility of the iphone is one of its most appealing features. Using an app such as BlinqTV, your iphone can become a universal remote. The iphone can control certain TV models, as well as amps and DVD players. As an added bonus, you can ensure that you never miss your favorite show by setting a reminder for each one.

TIP! If you would like to save any messages you are typing for later, tap the cancel button. Mail will pop up, offering you the choice to Save, Don’t Save, or Cancel.

Using your iPhone’s browser to scroll through a webpage can be difficult. You may discover you have scrolled yourself right through the main site instead. If you’re having issues, try to zoom in on that window first. Use two fingers and move them away from each other to achieve this.

TIP! A fun way to talk to others with your iPhone is FaceTime. With FaceTime, you can see who you are talking to in real time.

As an iphone user, you probably know that there are countless options and functions at your fingertips. But, if you are confused about the features, how can you take full advantage of them? With everything you’ve just read, however, you should be feeling more confident in your ability to get the most from your iphone.

TIP! The cord that connects your iPhone to your computer and to charge it do become damaged quite easily. Always try to disconnect this cord as gently as possible from the iPhone and power outlet.