An iPhone is a great investment if you are constantly on the go, but it can be difficult to figure out how to use it to its maximum potentially. If you find that you feel this way you should read the article that follows below, as it will give you the tips that you need.
A great benefit of having an iPhone is that you do not need to purchase a GPS system. The iPhone contains an accurate GPS system. Since the iPhone’s GPS system already knows current location, simply put in your desired destination, and you will receive concise directions, just as you would with a regular GPS system.
Always make sure that you set a password. This is very important for your iPhone so that no one can break into your personal information and you can be as safe as possible. You are allowed to use four digits to create your password and always make sure to use something that you will remember.
Don’t load an excessive number of apps onto your iPhone. There are many well thought out apps that can make your life more pleasant and help you get things done. There are also many apps that are a waste of virtual space and will only need to be deleted later.
An iPhone can act as your GPS. Use the map as GPS when you want definite directions, or when trying to find gas stations or grocery stores en route. You can bookmark this map function so that you can easily access it at any moment.
A new feature the iPhone has that many people do not know about are its built-in dictionary. This can even be used as you are writing an email or text message. If there is a word that you are unsure about, just tap on it and you will see Define pop up–tap on it!
Capture those fleeting on-screen moments by using the screenshot function. To take a screenshot with your iPhone, simply hold down the Home button while simultaneously depressing the Sleep button one time. You should see a flash of white on the screen, and the image should be archived in your camera roll right away.
If your iPhone has frozen and pushing down on the Sleep/Wake button is not working, there is another option. Just press and hold down both the Home button and Sleep/Wake button at once. Then, you will see a message telling you to Slide to power off. Go ahead and do just that. When you restart the phone, it should work just fine!
There is no need to tap the ‘X’ button to waive the iPhone’s suggestions. This makes it easier and more efficient to use your phone to send emails or texts. The suggestion will be dismissed if you give a tap on any part of the screen.
If you are not happy with the current settings of your iPhone, you can reset everything to the default settings that your phone came with in the first place. This can be found under the general section under settings and will help you to start fresh if you did something that you did not want.
Check out all of your stocks and how the market is doing in the stocks section of your iPhone. This section allows you to look at how the Dow Jones is doing at the current time in addition to a timeline of its performance and different articles for quick access to the market.
Apps for Your iPhone
If you find an app that you like and want for your iPhone, look at the cost. Chances are that there is a free or cheaper equivalent that does the same thing. This way, you can get the same desired functionality, but save yourself, all or some of your money.
There is a quick way to take a picture with your iPhone even if the screen is locked. Tap the home button twice, and a camera icon appears beside the unlock bar. Tap the camera, and you can take a picture immediately without the need to take the time to unlock the screen first.
If you are using multiple emails addresses through your phone be sure that you give them very different names. It has been found that the phone can glitch and apply the same settings to both accounts, even if you want them to be different. Just be sure they are distinct to avoid this problem.
Do you need to create folders to organize your emails? IPhones do not support this feature, but you can use your IMAP email account to create folders. Access your IMAP server and create different folders. Save your emails in the different folders you created: this should help you keep track of your important messages.
Are you looking to do a little private browsing on Safari on your iPhone? You can by simply going into the Safari area of settings and clicking on private browsing. You’ll know the feature is on because it changes the color of your iOS Safari background from brushed metal to black.
You can take a quick screenshot at any given moment with your iPhone. You just need to press the home button and power button together. Just make sure you are holding them briefly as pressing them too long causes other undesirable effects. By doing this, you will capture a snapshot of what is currently on your display, which will automatically be sent to your Images app on the phone.
If it is crucial that you receive notifications on your iPhone, you can use LED flash. To use this feature, all you need to do is go to Settings, then tap on General and finally Accessibility. Just turn the slider on for LED Alerts for Notifications. You will see the LED light go on the next time you receive a notification.
Now that you have read this article you have probably realized that your phone is even better than you ever thought. Now just take the information that you learned about your phone to use so that your phone can make your busy life easier than you had ever imagined before.