Use Your Iphone To Make You Life Easier

There are a lot of applications out there for the iphone, and so many of them can enhance your life, as long as you know how to find and use them. Keep reading to find out how you can use your iphone in a simple, but efficient, way.

TIP! The iPhone has applications to help you get to the place that you desire. You will be able to see your location with the map feature anytime you are in a service area.

As soon as any new updates are available, you should immediately update your phone. Keeping your phone updated guarantees that your software is the latest version, which offers updates as well as other options 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 don’t have to append “.com” to web addresses while you are browsing.

While using your phone to browse the Internet, you may find it easier to do with a larger keypad. It’s not necessary to run out and purchase a new keyboard. The iphone has a feature that allows you to rotate the phone, open Safari and have instant access to a more user friendly keyboard. The keyboard will be bigger, and you will be able to type on it better.

TIP! Another benefit of the iPhone is the ability to navigate. The map feature will also perform GPS functions.

It is possible to take a picture from your headphone cord. First, set up your picture. Once you are prepared to take a shot, push down the button on the cord. Doing this will take a picture. Next, you can save the picture using the same method that you normally would.

TIP! It is easy to make apps from sites you always visit. Simply go to the website.

Are you unsure of how to make accented letters in messages? Here’s the trick. Touch the letter you wish to alter, and hold. Shortly, a box will appear that has a group of extra keys. The options available for typing specific letters will provide you with many choices for the appearance of letters using your iphone.

TIP! Are you wondering about what you have put in iMessage? Has Auto Correct negatively altered the body of your message? The easiest way to undo this is to just give a quick shake to your iPhone. This is akin to the undo button on a computer.

By default, your iphone will show a preview of incoming messages on the lock screen. It may be a feature you like or dislike. You can disable this feature. To disable this feature, open the message notifications under the Settings menu. Touch the Show Preview option and turn it to the off setting.

TIP! If you are writing something and wish not to use the iPhone’s suggested words, forget about using the “x” to get rid of them. Simply tap anywhere to get rid of this box.

If you need to do some quick math, use the iPhone’s calculator function. When you hold your calculator vertical it is standard, but when horizontal it shifts into a scientific calculator.

TIP! Be mindful of your privacy and watch what you say if you have a new iPhone that comes with Siri on it. Anytime you use Siri, Apple is recording all of the voice prompts and they keep them on their internal server.

The Safari browser on your iphone is capable of almost everything your standard, full-size computer browser is capable of–including saving images you find online. Simple tap and hold the image you wish to save from any online site. A menu will appear that will allow you to save the image. It is even possible to drop it into an outgoing message.

TIP! You can set your iPhone to let you know when calls or messages are coming in. For silent but important notifications, you can set the LED camera flash to blink when a call or message comes in.

Always upgrade your OS to the most recent version. Due to the complexity of the iphone, Apple will release patches to fix various problems or security lapses. This updating is crucial if personal information is accessed online with your phone.

TIP! Turn keyboard clicks ON to hear noise each time a character is entered during texting. This helps you avoid mistakes typing.

Pick a ringtone you like. This allows you to stand apart from everyone else by choosing something that you love. It’s simple to upload a favorite song or sound byte that entices you. People will notice.

TIP! If you’d like to make emailing and texting on your phone more simple, just create an AutoText shortcut for anything you type frequently. This feature is a great help when it comes to lengthy email addresses and basic phrases such as “How are you” and “See you soon”.

Make the suggested words box on your iphone quickly disappear! When you are typing a note or email and want to turn off the suggestions, press anywhere on the screen to get rid of the suggestion box. Doing this means that you no longer have to hit ‘x’ after each and every word.

TIP! You can choose unique ringtones for your iPhone. Having the same ring tone as others because you never changed it will lead others to see you as boring.

Now that it’s possible to multi-task with your iphone, you don’t have to drop everything when a fresh notification arrives. You may wish to ignore the notice and get back to whatever you were doing. You can easily dismiss notifications. You just wipe away the pop up screen.

TIP! Use a little restraint when adding apps to your iPhone. There is a huge variety of applications that can be loaded to the iPhone.

If your phone freezes, do not panic. Use the Sleep/Wake button as the first remedy. If that doesn’t work, try pressing the “Sleep/Wake” button along with the “Home” button. This button combination will provide a hard reset prompt that should revive your phone.

TIP! Has the screen on your iPhone ever frozen? First, try the sleep button to wake it up. If you are unsuccessful, push it along with the home button.

Drafts Folder

TIP! Make typing more efficient on your iPhone. Use the settings section to add your own personal shortcuts.

Save a draft of your mail message by hitting cancel, should you wish to work on it later. A window will pop up asking what you’d like to do–Save, Don’t Save, or Cancel. If you opt to save the message, it will be stored in the Drafts folder. If your Drafts folder does not already exist, one is thus created.

TIP! The iPhone has an integrated dictionary that is quite comprehensive. Almost every app on your iPhone can reference it.

You can get to your favorites and controls instantly. Just go to your settings screen, then general and then home. You are then able to customize by double clicking and then selecting which options you would like to customize. As long as you follow the proper steps, this is something you can do in a matter of seconds.

TIP! You can get to your favorites and your iPod controls right away. Simply choose Settings, and then choose General, and finally pick the Home button.

Keep in touch with your friends by using your iphone to access social networks. The iphone can keep your friends updated through social media like Twitter or Facebook. You’ll have all the latest information at your fingertips.

TIP! If you’re accident prone, make sure that you purchase a case for your iPhone. You can actually shatter the glass on the iPhone’s front if you drop it without proper protection.

Remember that your iphone is far from a one-trick pony. It is one of the most versatile pieces of equipment on the market today. Using the BlingTV application will turn it into a remote control. DVD players, TVs or even receivers can be controlled by your iphone. Give yourself reminders about programs you want to remember and set alerts with other iphone options.

TIP! Do not allow your iPhone to set in the sun for extended periods of time. When in sunlight for too long, your phone could stop working.

Would you like to have an alert tone that is different from anyone else? Utilize the following procedure to customize your iPhone’s alerts. Go to the ‘settings’ menu and select ‘sounds.’ Choose a different alert. Then, select the option to “Buy more tones.”

TIP! To use your iPhone effectively, it can be helpful to view one or more of the Apple tutorials. There is a tutorial for almost every application, so that you can easily learn how to best use your phone.

Use your phone as often as possible. The more you play with it, the better you will understand it. Just dedicate a good 30 minutes every day towards using your iphone, and you should get the hang of it in a week or two.

TIP! Why might you want to darken your screen when your phone’s not in use? The phone’s screen brightness is directly tied to how long your battery will last. A darker screen means a longer period of time before your phone needs a charge.

You probably know many people who own an iphone and have seen them get carried away by the power of its technology. In order to prevent this from happening to you, utilize all the information that you have just read.

TIP! You can change icons on the bottom of your screen when you listen to music. Tap the phone’s settings button, and then press “add more icons.