Everything You Need To Know About The Iphone

The iphone has many uses, which is why it has become so popular. Some of the iPhone’s uses are as a phone, organizer or even a device to entertain. There are numerous ways you can personalize your iphone in order for it to fit your particular needs. Continue ahead and learn about some new ways to help make the device work better for you.

TIP! Getting lost is a thing of the past if you have an iPhone with you. The iPhone’s maps app comes loaded onto your phone right when you get it, making it a breeze to locate yourself as long as you’re connected to the network.

As soon as any new updates are available, you should immediately update your phone. When you update your phone, you will have the latest bug fixes, patches and options to keep your phone running well. This also protects you by ensuring that your images and information are safely stored. In the unfortunate event that your phone is lost or damaged, you can at least take comfort in knowing that your important data is not gone for good.

TIP! You can use Siri to give you reminders based on your location. You don’t have to tell Siri to remind you to do an action at a specific time.

Get a protective screen. Your phone will surely fall victim to nicks and scratches if you have not purchased a screen protector for it. Even a tiny bit of dirt on the fingertip or keys in your pocket will scratch the screen. Be certain to always keep a protector on the screen of your iphone.

TIP! One of the best buys you can make for your iPhone is a protective screen. Your phone will surely fall victim to nicks and scratches if you have not purchased a screen protector for it.

Map Function

TIP! To save time, do not always click the “X” button when the AutoCorrect function erroneously changes your word. To eliminate this alteration, tap anywhere else on the screen.

The iphone works pretty well as a navigation tool. When you are trying to find a certain location, you can use the map function on your iphone. The map function can be bookmarked for easy access at any time.

TIP! Do you need special characters when you type foreign or accented words? It is as simple as this. Touch the letter you want to change, and hold it for a bit.

Are you tired of all the constant notifications you receive on our iphone? To stop them, do the following. After you open the main “Settings” menu, touch the bar called “Notifications.” Examine which apps are listed in the heading and delete things that you don’t need. The other upside to this is improved battery life.

TIP! For quick access to messages, tag each email account in advance. This fabulous feature allows you to receive instant notification of your messages.

Invest in an app that lets you upload documents and files onto your iphone like a normal storage device. Whether you want to carry videos, music, photos or documents, you can easily put them on your phone. You can view and manipulate your files right through your iphone, or link it to another computer to download and access them.

TIP! One of the most beloved features of the iPhone is the ability to take pictures. However, it is easy to lose track of your photos after a long day of taking photographs.

Use the following trick to make messaging quicker. If you do not want to use the word the dictionary suggests when you are texting with your iphone, you can simply tap anywhere on the screen to dismiss it. You do not have to click on the x displayed next to the word to dismiss it.

TIP! Do you know the frustration of missing out on a great shot just because the camera app came up too slowly? Here is a simple solution. Tap on the Home icon two times when your screen is locked.

It is quite easy to get rid of the word suggestion box as you are typing an e-mail or note on the iphone without using the “X” function. Instead, tap your screen anywhere, and instantly, the box will vanish.

TIP! As with many smartphones, you’re able to set your iPhone to give you a visual when you have an incoming call or message. You can make the flash from the camera blink when you are getting a call.

Has a good opportunity to take a picture passed you by because you couldn’t get to the camera app quickly enough? This shortcut will help you to save a lot of time and get all the pictures you desire. Clicking on the home button two times will get you to this area. This provides you with a camera on the bottom to take pictures. Press the button and your camera is ready to go.

TIP! You may run into a problem in which you are unable to power up your iPhone by pressing its Sleep/Wake button. Fortunately, a hard reset remedies the problem.

Apple Retains

TIP! A phone can be taken on the iPhone without the phone being shaken while you hold it. To do this, all you have to do is use your headphones’ volume controls.

If you own an iphone with Siri and value your privacy, think twice about talking to her a lot. Apple retains recordings of a majority of voice prompts said to Siri which Apple retains on an internally-hosted server. This is done so it helps the program’s speech recognition, and even though they try to secure these files, everything you talk to Siri about could be recorded.

TIP! Depending on your preferences, you might like to hear the sound of typing when you are entering in characters in texts or emails. To turn the “clicks” on, go to the sound settings in your iPhone.

As with a lot of smartphones, the iphone allows you to see a visual indication of your incoming messages and calls. There is also a feature available where you phone will flash when a call or message is received. To access this feature go into the “accessibility” tab under the settings menu. Turn on “LED Flash for Alerts.”

TIP! The advantage of the Safari browser on your iPhone is that you don’t have to add .com at the end of a URL when you are surfing the Web.

When using Safari on your iphone, you don’t have to key in the “.com” extension when you want to visit a site. As an example, when visiting a site like Google.com, you can simply type in Google in the URL area and instantaneously you will be brought to the site.

TIP! It is usually easy to navigate a web page on your iPhone, but it can still take a while to go back to the top on longer pages. You should not have to! Tap the status bar to return to the top of the page.

A neat little iphone function is to add a ringtone that your prefer. This will keep you from feeling like one of the crowd when your phone rings. You can upload a favorite sound clip or a song that you love; the possibilities are endless. That will get people’s attention.

TIP! Use shortcuts for words, to type faster on your iPhone. On the Settings Menu, go to General, then to Keyboard, and find Add New Shortcut.

Make sure you are mindful about the apps you allow onto your phone. There are so many options out there when it comes to the apps, between the free and pay versions. However, be aware there are some apps that will steal your personal information or come with hidden charges.

TIP! If you find that Siri’s voice is a bit annoying to you, you do have choices. Find Siri in the General Settings menu.

Every so often you will be using the iphone when all of a sudden you get interrupted with notification. You can either ignore the notification until you finish. You can quickly get rid of the notification. You can easily remove the notification by simply swiping it away when it pops up.

TIP! You can take screenshots with your iPhone all the time. All you have to do is press both the power button and the home button simultaneously.

You may benefit from an app for battery management. There are many varieties available, each with features for letting you know what percentage of battery you are using on each task and how you can get more from your battery. They also let you know when you need to calibrate, letting you keep the battery healthy.

TIP! Name your email accounts if you check more than one with your iPhone. This will reduce the amount of confusion you have when you load it up.

There is a large dictionary that comes on your iphone. Use this reference tool for almost all your apps. Simply press and hold a word and then choose “Define” when options pop up.

TIP! When using your iPhone, make sure you don’t accidentally save videos you don’t plan on re-watching. Once the video has ended, you will be given the option to remove it from the phone.

You can get through contacts with your fingers, but you can do something else that does not require flicking. Press and hold on the alphabet list on the side. Then, slide your finger up and down. You can search your contacts by doing this.

TIP! Use the iPhone’s camera to take great pictures. You can take an unlimited amount of pictures by using the built in camera of your iPhone.

As mentioned earlier, iPhones have countless features, rendering them far more entertaining than ordinary phones. However, your iphone can do even more for you than you might be aware of. By using these tips and tricks, you can get the most from using your iphone.

TIP! Do not put too many films on your iPhone. A full-length motion picture takes about 1g of storage space.