Did you know you can instantly video chat with someone on the latest versions of the iPhone? You can also talk to your phone and have it complete simple commands for you as well. This is how much iPhones have advanced in recent years, and they are only getting better.
Find your phone fast with the brand new, free app called Find My iPhone. It lets you remotely access your phone to provide you with coordinates on a map, turn the volume up so the phone can be heard from under thick cushions, or lock the phone and wipe all data in case of theft.
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.
Are you sick of the annoying suggest words when trying to type a text or email on your iPhone? This problem can be easily taken care of. If there is a suggest words that you do not want to accept, just tap the small “X” found at the end of the word.
For typing messages on your iPhone, you can enable or disable the auto correct feature. This feature will change a word that you type wrong while entering a text message to a friend or family member to the most logical word that it should be. If you do not want this feature you can simply take it off in Settings->General->Keyboard section.
When typing in a web address to visit a page, sometimes you may not know the domain name ending. Even if you do, there is a way to get it in the address bar faster. In the iPhone world, this is very helpful. All you do is hold down the .com button in order to see different domain name endings. You can then choose from the list.
If you are a parent, and you do not want your child looking at “adult” things on your phone, all you have to do is turn on the parental control feature. To turn on this feature, all you have to do is go to settings, tap on “General” and then tap on “restrictions.”
While the iPhone recognizes an amazing variety of fingertip gestures, you may not always be in a position to perform the more complicated maneuvers like pinching and swiping. You can turn on the Assistive Touch option to make your iPhone into a single-finger machine. This will add an interface icon to the bottom corner of your screen. Tapping it will bring up a menu that will allow you to use complex gestures with one finger.
A good tip if you’re new to using the iPhone is to learn about the built-in video recorder. A lot of people don’t even know that their phone is capable of recording videos, which is pretty sad. A lot of users submitted videos on youtube are straight from someone’s phone.
External Battery Pack
Consider purchasing an external battery pack for your iPhone. These can be very useful if your battery life runs low, and you are not near a charger. They can prolong the usable time that your phone offers you and makes it easier to tend to important things, like finances or emails, that many individuals use their iPhones for.
You are able to take a photo with just one hand on the iPhone. To do this, simply get the frame the way you want it and then press the + volume button. The quality of the pictures is just as good as if you were to take them the normal way.
If you find that Siri’s voice is a bit annoying to you, you do have choices. Find Siri in the General Settings area. You can then set Siri’s language to English, French or German. You can even change her voice, if you wish, to reflect a British or Australian accent. If you choose to change Siri to have a British accent, you will also be changing Siri’s gender, as British Siri is male.
There are applications on the iPhone that let you track where your friends are at all times. These applications require both, you and your friend to accept each other on the application, but can be worth the download. This is because if your friend or their phone ever becomes lost, it or they will be easy to find.
A good tip when using your phone is to not send scandalous pictures over your phone. We all know what happened when Scarlett Johansson sent some topless photos to her partner. Anything that you put out there can be traced back to you and can blow up in your face.
Do not subject your iPhone to the hot sun for a long period of time. If you leave your phone in direct sunlight a long time, it could be completely ruined. While internal components are durable enough to withstand typical weather conditions, extreme heat and exposure to direct sunlight can wreak havoc on the device.
While you can’t delete the apps that come with your iPhone, you can certainly hide from view those that you rarely use. Try placing them in a folder together and placing the folder on the last page of your app lists. This way those rarely used apps that can’t be deleted will at least be moved out of the way.
Want to share a hilarious conversation or image with others? Take a screenshot with this easy shortcut. To snap a shot, simultaneously press the Home and On/Off buttons. You will see the screen flash briefly; the screenshot has been saved instantly to your photo roll. This feature is also useful for anyone who uses the iPhone for graphics and imaging purposes.
As you can see, iPhones are truly one of the most advanced pieces of technology on the planet today. Do not be left behind in the stone ages, and get one of the latest versions of the iPhone today. It will definitely change your life for many years to come.