Having iPhones can be both challenging and very convenient. 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.
Wouldn’t a larger keyboard make it easier to enter messages and surf the Internet on your iphone? Fortunately, there is no need to purchase a keyboard. The iPhone’s own keyboard can be made bigger by rotating the phone sideways and tapping the Safari address bar. You’ll find that the bigger keyboard can make it easier to type faster using your iphone.
If you are online with your phone, you don’t have to type “.com” to end the URLs. Simply type in the main portion of the address. Your web browser will understand what you are saying and will put you on the right site. This will end up saving you a ton of time.
Location-based reminders are possible thanks to Siri. Now you don’t have to say ” Siri, remind me at five to call work.” You now say “Siri, please remind me when I arrive home to phone work.” The phone will automatically know you are at the destination and give you the reminder. This way if you don’t know what time you’re getting home, you can still set a reminder.
Most iphone users spend a good deal of time browsing Mail or Safari, but they might not know how easy it is to save images from them. Simply touch the selected image you want to save, and then hold your finger there for a couple of seconds. After a few seconds, a pop-up box will give you the option of saving the image to your phone.
Take full advantage of your iphone by using its multimedia capabilities. Your iphone can handle your entertainment needs. For example, you can download video clips or even your favorite movie or series.
If you own an iphone with Siri and value your privacy, think twice about talking to her a lot. Apple records virtually all voice prompts to Siri and stores them on an internal server. This makes it easier for Siri to recognize you and to follow your command.
Upgrade your OS to the version that is most current. Apple iPhones get regular updates that included fixes and security patches, just like computers do. Updating your OS regularly will help ensure the safety of your personal information.
Personalizing your iphone is easy when you select the perfect ringtone. You can separate yourself from everyone else and get your own customizable ringtone. For a truly personal experience, you can upload your all-time favorite love song or even a sound clip from your favorite movie. “Jurassic Park” ringtone, anyone? This can instantly grab people’s attention.
If you get your iphone wet, don’t immediately turn the phone on. Dry off the phone and let it sit overnight. If you try and turn it on while it’s wet, you risk short circuiting the phone and ruining it.
You are likely aware you can set time-based reminders on your iphone, such as “Remind me to cook dinner at 5 P.M.” You do not have to specify a time. You can use a location for your reminder. For example, you might tell your phone to “Remind me to call Mom when I leave work.” Many reminders types are available with an iphone.
You can help yourself stay organized by using the iphone calendar. It’s more efficient to directly add events to your calendar than to touch “+” every time you want to add an event. Go to the “Day” view. Then press on the hour you want to schedule an event for. This creates a new event listing. By creating a schedule more quickly, your time will be freer.
Taking pictures is very easy and practical when using your iphone. Just frame your picture and tap the volume button marked “+”. There is no difference in the quality of picture that you will receive.
While the iphone tries to make web browsing simple and painless, it can be a chore to try to navigate to the beginning of a page, especially if it is long. It’s not necessary. Tap the status bar up top on the screen and you instantly get brought back to the beginning of the page. This will also work for other programs such as iTunes.
When you need to tag an email message as unread, you may have to hunt for the command that allows you to do so. Find ‘Details’ on your iphone menu and click on the unread tag for email. When you return to your email it will be marked as unread.
You should consider purchasing the battery management app. 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. Calibration comes often, but with due reminders; which will help you save quite a bit on your battery’s life.
If you have an iphone, you should have some idea of how much it can do. It is hard to get the most from your iphone if you are unable to sort through all of these features. Use the information you have read here to get the most from your device.