Information You Should Know About Your Iphone

TIP! If you are online with your phone, you don’t have to type “.com” to end the URLs.

As an iphone owner, you may feel that you are not getting utilizing your phone to its fullest capacity. If you are interested in learning more about the many features of your phone, this article is for you!

TIP! The iPhone is a wonderful device that can even help get you from one area to another. The map feature can help you find the nearest gas station or navigate an unfamiliar area.

The iphone has a great option for those who need a bigger keyboard to type. The iphone has the capability to provide you with a larger keyboard. Turn you iphone sideways, then tap the Safari address bar, and viola! You’ll have a bigger, easier-to-read keyboard instantly.

TIP! Practically any website can be transformed into an app for your iPhone. All you have to do is visit the website.

When you know how to use volume controls for picture taking, you can take the picture with your headphone cord. Press the button on the cord when you are ready. This way, your phone isn’t shaken, and your shot will be clear.

TIP! You can even take pictures with the headphone cord. Begin by framing the photo.

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. All you need to do is enter the main section of the url, and your browser will guide you towards the right site. The small amount of time you save can add up over thousands of searches.

TIP! Link your personal and business email accounts to the phone in order to maintain consistent access. This helps you instantly receive notifications each tine you get an email in your inbox.

When used properly, the iphone is a useful navigational tool. You can use the map feature as your GPS to find locations or amenities along your route. The iphone allows you to bookmark the map tab so you can access it quickly and easily.

TIP! 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.

Do you feel overwhelmed by push notifications on your iphone? You may turn them off easily. Go to settings, then select notifications. You will probably find a bunch of apps in the “Notification Center” which you do not need. Remove them. As an added bonus, this should significantly improve your battery life.

TIP! Do you want to use a shortcut to get to the camera option on your iPhone? Use this shortcut instead. With your screen in the locked position, double tap your Home button.

The iphone allows you to grow the dictionary and shortcuts. The diction of the iphone can accurately predict your typing. It is also possible to add your own terms, shortcuts and specialized phrases. In addition, the keyboard can correct you whenever typing words or phrases.

TIP! Privacy comes into play when using Siri. Apple keeps recordings of almost all communication with Siri on its own server.

Here is a trick to enhance your messaging. If you want to avoid suggestions from the dictionary, tap the screen anywhere to ignore it. It is not necessary to actually touch the small “x” that is located next to the word.

TIP! It is important to update your iPhone’s firmware whenever updates are available. This will not only ensure that your phone is up to date, but that you get better usage from your battery.

It is quite easy to get rid of the word suggestion box as you are typing an e-mail or note on the iphone without using the “X” function. Just tap the screen at any area and the words will be eliminated.

TIP! Change the keyboard clicks option if you want sound when you type a text. This way, you’ll know that the phone is recognizing what you’re typing, and it will cut down on typos.

It can be frustrating to lose a great shot because your camera app is too slow to load. Use this easy shortcut. Tap your Home button two times quickly if your screen is locked. A little picture of a camera will pop up at the bottom of your device. Press the button and your camera is ready to go.

TIP! Do not waste time with suggested words on your iPhone. When you are typing a note or email and want to turn off the suggestions, press anywhere on the screen to get rid of the suggestion box.

You can enable your iphone to visually indicate incoming messages and calls. If you want silent yet pronounced message notifications, you can set your camera to flash as messages appear. This can be accessed under the general menu under “accessibility.” Select “LED Flash” for your alerts.

TIP! Your iPhone’s calendar is a great tool for staying organized. There is a way to very efficiently add calendar events without using “+.

Whenever you’re using your iphone, you can take a quick screenshot. Simply, find the screen you want a shot of and hold down your “home” button as you click your “sleep” button. When the screen is white, release the buttons as the shot was saved.

TIP! When you are typing, there is a way to make better use of your time on the iPhone. To create a collection of words on your iPhone as shortcuts, go to Settings, and select a Keyboard.

You can glean images from the Internet when you use the Safari browser on your iphone. Just press on and hold any images you wish to save. You will be given the option of saving the image to the Camera Roll directly on your phone. From this menu, you can also send the picture in a text or iMessage!

TIP! To easily save messages you’re working on, simply tap cancel. A box inquiring whether you wish to save, cancel or not save the message draft will appear.

Always upgrade your OS to the most recent version. Apple iPhones have now almost become as intricate as computers, so there exists sporadic patches to repair functionality issues, bugs and security holes. This is even more important if your phone contains any personal information.

TIP! Be sure to protect your iPhone from too much sun exposure. Direct sunlight for extended periods puts your phone at risk.

Set your own AutoText phrases and words to make messaging faster. You can use this feature to save time that would otherwise be wasted typing out rote messages like “I’ll call you later” or “I’m almost there”. This feature can be located in the iPhone’s keyboard settings area.

TIP! The iPhone boasts a major feature: versatility. For instance, with the free app from BlinqTV, your phone can become a universal remote.

If your iphone freezes, don’t worry. Just press the sleep/wake button and see if that resolves the situation. If that doesn’t work, try pressing the “Sleep/Wake” button along with the “Home” button. This will walk you through restarting your phone.

As you can now see, there are many ways to use your iphone beyond just making calls. Just remember all these tips next time you use your iphone.

Eric

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