iPhone Tricks and Hacks 2017

Think you know all the iPhone features?

Think again!

Here are some tips and tricks you can used for your everyday iPhone ventures:

Charge your phone faster

  • Engage flight safe mode
  • Extra 4% you’ll add in 30mins

Shave seconds of your searches

  • Holding down full stop icon
  • Gives shortcut URL suffixes (eg. .com)

Discover exactly what your phone knows about you

  • Settings > Privacy > Location services > system services > frequent locations

Replace a toolbox essential

  • Swipe left in compass app – brings up a sprit level

Lock you cameras front focal point

  • Don’t tap
  • Press ‘til “AF locked” box appears

Create custom vibrations

  • Be able to tell whos calling by sound
  • Contacts > Edit > Vibration > Create new vibration tool

Correct Siri’s pronunciation

  • “That’s not how you pronounce it…”
  • Correct her

Close three apps at once

  • Drag 3 fingers up on the multitasking menu

Set your music on a timer

  • Clock app > slide along to timer > when time ends > stop playing tag

Take a photo without touching your phone

  • Using volume control buttons
  • Volume on headphones too

Save data allowance by limiting app access

  • Settings > mobile datas
  • Select apps

Improve battery life

  • Settings > general > spotlight search
  • Choose which apps to limit

Improve your signal by knowing where to look for it

  • Dial *3001#12345#*

Use your phone like an etch – a – sketch to erase (undo typing)

  • Shake it

Find out exactly how long you’ve been waiting for a reply

  • Swipe in from the right hand side

Share your family tree with Siri

  • Ask Siri to call your dad, she will ask who your dad it
  • Will then assign to a contact

Swipe right to retreat

  • Will take you to previous page

Hard reset when it crashes

  • Hold down power and volume buttons to reset

Customise the feel of your home button

  • Settings > general > home button

Create custom replies from missed calls

  • Settings > phone > respond with text to create your own message

…And that all folks, You’re Welcome 😉