An iPhone can be your best friend in life. It can provide you communication, the Internet, pictures, music, and video. Some recent ones can even answer questions for you and have a conversation with you. To make sure that you still own your iPhone and that it does not own you, read on.
Among its many terrific uses the iPhone’s tremendous ability to help you learn foreign languages. By downloading applications that offer vocabulary instruction as well as translation assistance in a large number of tongues, you can set yourself on the path to becoming a true citizen of the world.
Try to keep the applications that you use the most on the first page. This is important as you will want to reduce the amount of time that you search for your favorite used functions. Sort your most widely used functions in order from the most to least use on the first page for convenience.
If your iPhone has been exposed to water, place it in a bowl of uncooked rice. At some point in time, your phone could get wet by accident. 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.
Many iPhone users are often annoyed when the device suggests a word that just doesn’t make sense as they are typing. Don’t try to maneuver your fingers and push the little “x” on the screen; you can touch anywhere on the screen to get rid of the suggestion. This saves time and frustration.
Would you like an easy way to take a picture of your phone’s current screen? Try this! Press the home and sleep buttons at the same time, and wait for the sound of a camera clicking. Then, head over to your saved photos. You should see an image of your screen in the folder.
You can create a shortcut on your home page for any site that you visit frequently. All you have to do is visit the website. Once you get on the website, tap once on the “Go” option. One of the options you’ll be presented with is adding the website to your iPhone’s home screen. Finally, you have the option to change its name once you have added it to your phone.
Even if you do not plan to use your iPhone for a while, you should store it with a dead battery. Allow your phone to fully charge each time it is put on the charger instead of letting it run down. Otherwise, you run the risk of adversely affecting the chemical composition of the battery, possibly damaging the phone.
Mistakes happen when typing on iPhones. Is AutoCorrect confusing the meaning of what you write? Simply shake the iPhone and you can undo the message in an instant. Doing so undoes anything you have recently typed. This feature is optional and needs to be enabled if you wish to use it.
To save battery life on your iPhone, use this trick. When unlocking your phone, cover the area just above the earpiece. This will block the sensor that detects how bright the room is, which tricks the phone into believing you are in a darker space. When the screen powers on, it will be less bright, using less power.
After you get your iPhone, choose a ringtone that you love. This can create a sense of individualism versus having the same tone as everyone else. 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 easily grabs someone’s attention.
If you have gotten your iPhone wet, don’t immediately try to turn it on. Do what you can to dry off the outside and then let the moisture inside have overnight to dry out. If you attempt to turn on your wet phone, you could short circuit it.
If you enjoy taking pictures with your iPhone, a great accessory for you to get is the Swivl. This device allows you to place your iPhone on a base and move around 360 degrees. You can even set a time on your device so you can get prepared for the Swivl.
Scrolling back to the top part of any page that you visit while using the iPhone can seem like such a hassle. It’s not necessary. If you tap the status bar near the top of the screen, you will go right back to the beginning of the page. This also works for other screens that are long too (such as iTunes lists).
Do not waste time by trying to delete any of your unwanted emails individually. the best thing to do is to go to your Inbox, press the Edit button and select all of the messages you want to rid if. Once you do that, press Delete and they will all be eliminated at the same time.
Do you need to be able to fast forward or rewind music and video? If you press and hold the skip button, this is a much more effective way of doing so instead of just pressing the skip button. You can get to any frame of the video or part of the song that you need to in no time at all.
If you want to take a screenshot or print screen on your iPhone, you can do this by simultaneously touching the sleep and home buttons, which will store the image in your photos. This is great as you can capture your screen at any time, whether it is a conversation or something that you find on the internet. n
Your iPhone can do two things. It can either make all moments and situations in life a little easier. Or, it can become an indispensable part of you that sucks up all of your time and attention. To stay master of your life and technology, apply all the tips from the article today.