What All Can Your Iphone Do?

There are tons of features on your iphone to make life easier, but they’re not always obvious. If you think you can get even more from your iphone, keep reading.

TIP! You can have a better iPhone browsing experience by using a bigger keyboard. And it doesn’t have to be an external keyboard.

To dry an iphone that’s wet, use rice. No matter how much care you take, your phone may slip into water, or even get rained on. After wiping down the phone, place it into a bag that has been rice filled. Leave it there overnight, and in almost every case, it will be fine in the morning.

TIP! If you’re browsing the web through your iPhone, you should know you don’t have to type “.com” when you’re putting in a site’s address.

If you are working in Safari, it is simple to initiate a phone call with a simple touch. Let’s say you want to find a dry cleaner. While on the Internet, find the number and your phone can call it. Simply tapping the number will connect you to the phone number that you desire to reach.

TIP! Siri allows you to set reminders based on your location. Instead of telling it to call work at a certain time, you can tell it to remind you to call when you arrive home.

Make navigation easier with your iphone. Use the map as GPS when you want definite directions, or when trying to find gas stations or grocery stores en route. The iphone allows you to bookmark the map tab so you can access it quickly and easily.

TIP! Buy a screen protector to use on your iPhone. Those who do not use screen protectors run the risk of incurring scratches on the screen.

Here is a trick to enhance your messaging. If you don’t like the dictionary’s suggestion for a word replacement, just tap the screen anyplace to get rid of it. There is no need to tap the little “x” that appears at the end of the word.

TIP! Did you know that any website you visit can be made into an app? Start by going to the website. Once you get on the website, tap once on the “Go” option.

When attempting to write notes or emails and you don’t want to be bothered by suggestions, you don’t need to tap X to get rid of suggestions. Just tap the screen anywhere to cancel the suggestion box.

TIP! You can easily access your email accounts and messages by tagging them. This will allow you to see your emails immediately.

Have you missed an opportunity to get a great picture because your camera application was too slow to ramp up? This shortcut will help you to save a lot of time and get all the pictures you desire. Tap on the Home icon two times when your screen is locked. Then you’ll see a camera icon at the bottom right. You tap the icon to quickly enable your camera functions.

TIP! Did you just type something into iMessage that you probably shouldn’t have? Is the Auto Correct feature not working the way you want? There is a very easy way to fix the damage: simply shake your iPhone quickly. This etch-a-sketch action automatically erases recent typing.

If you have the Safari browser in your iphone, you do not need to use the .com extension to access a site. Simply enter Amazon in the URL space to navigate directly to their website.

TIP! When you are typing a message or email and don’t want to use your phone’s suggestions, you don’t have to press X to get rid of the suggestion box. Just tap the screen anywhere to cancel the suggestion box.

If you happen to accidentally drop the iphone in water, you should not try turning it on right away. Take the time to dry the phone off as much as you possibly can, even leaving it overnight to dry. While wet, the phone can short out when activated.

TIP! If your phone freezes and does not respond to Wake/Sleep, you can simply force a hard reset. Hold down the Sleep/Wake button and the Home key at the same time.

Take a photo with only one hand using your iphone. To do this, simply get the frame the way you want it and then press the + volume button. The picture quality is as good as taking them in the normal fashion.

TIP! Be sure to keep your iPhone’s operating system up to date. Given the complexity of the phone and operating system, these updates may contain security patches, bug fixes and other important tweaks to boost functionality.

There are moments when using your iphone you will get a notification alert that interrupts you. You may want to finish what you are doing before tending to the notice. But there is a simple way to lose that notification. To remove, simply swipe the pop-up when it appears.

TIP! Your iPhone’s calander can be a great tool. Enhanced speed and efficiency can be achieved by directly entering events instead of using the “+” function.

Although your iphone does everything it can to make navigating web pages as easy as possible, it can still be a real slog to scroll back up to the top of a long page. Fortunately, it isn’t necessary! Tap your stylus near the clock at the uppermost part of the screen to return immediately to the beginning of the page. This is helpful for long lists too like they have on the iTunes store.

TIP! Don’t go overboard when installing new apps. There are many apps available and prices vary a lot while some apps are completely free.

You can mark your unread email using a specific command in your iphone. Find Details, click on Unread, and when the email is reopened, it will be seen as unread.

TIP! Tap cancel in order to save messages. When you tap Cancel, your options will be Save, Cancel and Don’t Save.

If you want to make the most of your iPhone’s battery, then you may want to buy an app that will manage it. These apps can help you discover which programs and functions are burning your battery the fastest. They also let you know when you need to calibrate, which keeps your battery working at an optimal level.

TIP! Connect with all your friends through social media on the iPhone. Your iPhone has apps available for both Facebook and Twitter.

You can take screenshots with your iphone all the time. To do so, press down on both the power and home buttons at the same time. (Press them briefly; holding them down too long will cause other, undesired effects.) This will take a snapshot of your current display and send it directly to the Images app for you.

TIP! There are a few different ways to search contacts on the iPhone. There is one that does not involve flicking with your fingers.

You can move around your contact list effortlessly on your iphone using several techniques. Press on the list, scroll down with your finger or tap a letter to jump down. The last option lets you dash through the entire list in rapid fashion.

TIP! If you’ve got a frozen iPhone, hold down your “home” button for five seconds. This should reboot the phone.

Do your best to avoid situations with your iphone where extreme temperature variations are an issue. For instance, if you work in a frozen or refrigerated locker, don’t bring the phone with you. Drastic drops in temperature can promote the build up of water condensation, which is not good for electronics.

TIP! Your iPhone should always be kept safe from extreme temperatures. For instance, if you work in a frozen or refrigerated locker, don’t bring the phone with you.

Direct Sunlight

TIP! Protect your iPhone form sun exposure. If you leave your phone in direct sunlight a long time, it could be completely ruined.

Make sure you iphone stays out of direct sunlight for any extended period of time. Direct exposure to sunlight has been the cause of damage to many iPhones. While internal components are durable enough to withstand typical weather conditions, extreme heat and exposure to direct sunlight can wreak havoc on the device.

TIP! Assign a different name for email accounts if you want to use them all on the iPhone. Don’t be confused by multiple accounts with the same name.

If you plan to link several email accounts to the iphone, make sure they all have different names. If all of your accounts are named the same thing, you can easily get confused. When each account has its own particular designation, it is a lot easier for you to check the particular email you are looking for.

TIP! Do you want your iPhone’s alert tone to be unique? If so, then alert tones can be easily customized by doing this. Go to Sounds under the Settings section.

The range and versatility of the iphone is one of its major advantages. Using an app such as BlinqTV, your iphone can become a universal remote. The phone may be used to adjust televisions, stereo receivers and DVD players alike. As an added bonus, you can ensure that you never miss your favorite show by setting a reminder for each one.

TIP! Take great photos on your iPhone. Your phone’s camera will let you take a number of pictures.

The iphone can really help to organize every aspect of your life and provide you with much entertainment. The only thing to do at this time is to try out the tips you learned here and begin to see all the great things you iphone can provide you.

TIP! To use your iPhone effectively, it can be helpful to view one or more of the Apple tutorials. The benefit of using the tutorials is that they can give you a simple but thorough guide to the features of the iPhone.

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