These days, our iPhones are packed with so many features that it’s hard to keep track of them all. And, because Apple is constantly adding new ones with each iOS update, it can be tough to stay up to date on the latest and greatest. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. let’s understand some hidden iPhone features below.
10 Hidden iPhone Features Everyone Should Know
In this post, we’ll share 10 hidden iPhone features that everyone should know about. Trust us, once you learn these tricks, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without them!
1. Take a Screenshot
Did you know that you can take a screenshot on your iPhone just by pressing the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time? It’s true! This handy little trick comes in handy all the time, whether you’re trying to capture an error message or save a funny conversation.
2. Use the Magnifier
If you have trouble seeing small text on your iPhone, you can use the built-in Magnifier tool to make things appear larger on your screen. Just open the Settings app and navigate to General -> Accessibility -> Magnifier. Then, toggle the switch to ‘On’ and you’ll be able to access the Magnifier by triple-clicking the Home button.
3. Enable Low Power Mode
Low Power Mode is a great way to conserve battery life when you’re running low. To turn it on, just head to Settings -> Battery and toggle the switch to ‘On’. Once it’s enabled, your iPhone will disable some background processes and reduce visual effects to help save battery life.
4. Use Siri to Pronounce Words
If you’re not sure how to pronounce a word, just ask Siri! Simply activate Siri by pressing and holding the Home button (or saying ‘Hey Siri’) and then say something like “How do you pronounce quokka?” Siri will then speak the word aloud so you can hear how it’s pronounced.
5. Set a Custom Vibration
Tired of the same old vibration pattern? You can create your custom vibration on your iPhone! Just go to Settings -> Sounds -> Ringtone and then tap on ‘Vibration’. From there, you can scroll down to the ‘Create New Vibration option and tap on it. Then, you can use your finger to create a custom vibration pattern. When you’re finished, just tap ‘Stop’ and then ‘Save’.
6. Turn on the Night Shift
If you find yourself looking at your iPhone screen in the dark, you may want to enable the Night Shift feature. This will reduce the amount of blue light that’s emitted from your iPhone’s display, making it easier on your eyes. To turn it on, just head to Settings -> Display & Brightness and then toggle the switch to ‘On’.
7. Quickly Delete Emails
In the Mail app, you can quickly delete emails by swiping to the left or right. Just make sure that you have the Trash can icon visible in the app. To do this, just go to Settings -> Mail and then tap on the ‘Swipe Options’ button. From there, you can choose which action you want to happen when you swipe an email.
8. Use Do Not Disturb While Driving
If you’re worried about being distracted while driving, you can enable the Do Not Disturb While Driving feature. This will silence all incoming notifications so you can focus on the road. To turn it on, just head to Settings -> Do Not Disturb and then toggle the switch to ‘On’. You can also set it to automatically enable whenever it detects that you’re driving.
9. Take a Live Photo
Live Photos are a great way to capture moments in time. To take a Live Photo, just open the Camera app and make sure that the Live Photo icon is visible. Then, just press and hold the shutter button to start recording. When you’re finished, just release the shutter button and your Live Photo will be saved.
10. Use AirDrop
If you need to share a file with someone nearby, you can use AirDrop to do it wirelessly. Just open up the Share sheet and tap on the ‘AirDrop’ button. Then, select the person you want to share with and tap ‘Send’. The other person will then be prompted to accept the file.
There you have it! These are just a few of the many hidden iPhone features that everyone should know about. If you want to learn more, be sure to check out Apple’s support page.