Using Your Iphone To Its Full Extent

Who does not have these days an iphone? Although it is massively popular, an iphone can also be confusing. If you own an iphone, but have yet to master its functions, read on. The following article will provide you with advice that will make you an iphone pro quickly.

TIP! To dry a soaked phone, use rice. It is fairly common to drop an iPhone and get it wet.

You can facilitate web browsing using your iphone by increasing the size of your keyboard. You don’t need to buy one, though. From the Safari browser, rotate your phone sideways and tap on the address bar. This will give you access to a larger keyboard to help make your typing a breeze.

TIP! A protective screen is a useful investment for your iPhone. You can shield your phone’s screen from the scratches and nicks that are common with regular use.

Keep in mind you don’t have to always need to press X each time AutoCorrect pops up to suggest a correction. Instead, you can simply tap anywhere on your phone’s screen. This will close the suggestion box for you, which is a much faster method.

TIP! Use the following trick to make messaging quicker. If you want to avoid suggestions from the dictionary, tap the screen anywhere to ignore it.

Be a faster texter by using this simple trick. If you want to avoid suggestions from the dictionary, tap the screen anywhere to ignore it. There is no need to tap the little “x” that appears at the end of the word.

TIP! Does your message require an accent or an umlaut over a letter? Here is how to find them. Simply press and hold on the letter you wish to change.

You may be wanting to add an accented or umlauted letters but are not sure how. We can help you with that! Use your finger to select the letter, then hold it down for one or two seconds. Expect a box to open, containing added options. This will give you the additional options that you were hoping for!

TIP! Link your personal and business email accounts to the phone in order to maintain consistent access. This feature allows you to receive and view messages right away directly on your iPhone.

Working with and taking photos on the iphone is a great feature and something most people use to their advantage. The only real problem most people encounter here is that their catalogs become quite extensive and subsequently hard to sort through. You can use the built-in feature for albums to keep photos organized on the iphone. This saves you a lot of time when you have to find a specific photo.

TIP! If you’re sending an email and you do not wish to use the words that your iPhone suggests, the “X” button does not have to be tapped in order to get rid of the suggestion box. The suggestion will be dismissed if you give a tap on any part of the screen.

If your iphone freezes up and cannot be revived by pressing Sleep/Wake button, try doing a hard reset so you can get back in working order. Press and hold that button while you hold down the Home key simultaneously. This will shut down the phone and restart it.

TIP! Use your handy iPhone to quickly snap a screenshot. When you’re on the screen you want to save, hold down the home button and then tap on the sleep button.

Always stay on top of firmware updates for your iphone. Each update increases the functionality of the iphone, and improves battery life. You can update your firmware simply by uploading iTunes to your computer and connecting your phone to that computer. You can also connect your iphone with iCloud to your computer.

TIP! You are able to take a steady photo easily enough on your iPhone. Just use your headphones’ volume controls.

While your iphone generally optimizes page navigation, it can be a hassle to return to the beginning of a lengthy page. There is not need to do that! All you have to do is tap on the clock at the top and you will be automatically brought back up to the top. This feature works for any screen that you may have up.

TIP! You only need one hand to take a picture with your iPhone. Focus your picture and press the volume up button.

Your iphone is a great platform for using Facebook. A lot of mobile users are already aware that they can do this, but a lot of folks still have no idea that they can do this.

TIP! If the iPhone freezes up, stay calm. Use the Sleep/Wake button as the first remedy.

You might want to buy an app aimed at managing your battery usage. Many such apps already exist and when getting the absolute maximum performance for your dollar is a goal, you’ll want to invest in one or the other. These apps may also let you know when your battery needs to be calibrated, which keeps it healthy.

TIP! Tap cancel in order to save messages. You will see a dialog box asking you if you want to save your draft for later.

Word shortcuts can be set on your iphone. From the “settings” menu, go to “general, then to “keyboard”, and from there to “add new shortcut.” These shortcuts are a huge time-saver when typing out phrases and words that you input all the time. When you start typing a word that’s been programmed, your phone will automatically fill it in for you.

TIP! Use your phone to send pictures to your family and friends. This can be done in two ways.

If you do not like Siri’s voice, it can be changed. The first thing you must do is find Siri by accessing the part of the phone where you find General Settings. You can adjust Siri’s language to either French, English or German. You also have the option of changing Siri’s accent to a British or Australian one. In fact, British Siris are male.

TIP! There are a few different ways you can scroll through your contacts, but one way doesn’t require flicking. Start by holding your finger on the alphabetical list.

To hang onto the draft of a message, you have started typing, just tap the “Cancel” button. A popup will appear and ask you if you want to save, delete or cancel the operation. When it is saved, it is stored in Drafts. If you do not already have a folder for Drafts, the phone will automatically create one for you.

TIP! Make sure you secure your iphone with a case right when you get it. The reason is because if your phone is dropped without it being in a case, you will probably shatter it.

You can access favorites and iPod controls instantly at the same time. You just need to visit the “settings” area, then select “general” and finally touch the “home” button. At this point, you can personalize this feature by double-tapping each function that you wish to change. This is a pretty straightforward process when following step by step.

TIP! Do not subject your iPhone to the hot sun for a long period of time. Sunlight is very powerful and can cause your phone to no longer function properly if left out too long.

There are many ways to go through your iPhone’s contact list. You can select a single letter to go to the names beginning with that letter, use your finger tip to go through the list or press slightly on the list. This last will allow for much faster scrolling of your contacts.

TIP! If you would like to use your iPhone to maintain multiple email accounts, you can do so easily by assigning each account a unique identifier. You might become confused if all of your accounts are named similarly.

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TIP! You should only save videos that you are going to be viewing later on your iPhone. After you view a video, you’ll be asked if you’d like to remove it.

Most people only know how to view contacts by touching the screen and flicking through each one. Begin by pressing your finger to the contact list. Slide up or down with your finger. This will help you have more control over searching your contact list.

TIP! When your iPhone isn’t in use, you want to keep its screen at the darkest possible setting. The phone’s screen brightness is directly tied to how long your battery will last.

Hold the Home button down if your screen is frozen. This reboots your phone so that it is fresh and ready to use again. If it doesn’t work, try holding Home and Power simultaneously for around 12 seconds. Only use the second method for rebooting your phone if the first option does not work.

TIP! Just play with your iPhone. When you have time to sit and fidget with your iPhone try doing something new on your iPhone and seeing whether you can accomplish your goal.

Hopefully this article has taught you a lot of neat tricks you can do with your iphone. Don’t wait any longer to try each new tip! Use what you’ve learned here and in no time you’ll have mastered your iphone.

TIP! When you listen to music on an iPhone, you may change your icons at the bottom. Just tap ‘settings’ and then choose to ‘add more icons’.