Everybody wants an iPhone, but many folks don’t know how to use it. There is, however, a lot of information out there that can help you learn. Keep reading and learn some tricks for making the most of the iPhone.
Are you fed up by all the notifications you get on your iPhone? You’ll find it easy to disable them. Press the Settings button, then press the Notifications bar. Check the heading marked “In Notification Center” and take out any apps that you don’t need. This will also improve the life of your battery.
The Safari browser and mail are very popular, but not everyone knows how to save photos and images to the phone from them. All you have to do is touch the image you’d like to save, and hold on for a few seconds. The box that pops up will have options for manipulating the image.
To dismiss a word that AutoCorrect suggests, you don’t have to tap the “X” that follows the word. The screen can be tapped at any location as an alternative. The box will instantly close.
You can message faster using this tip. If you do not want to use the word the dictionary suggests when you are texting with your iPhone, you can simply tap anywhere on the screen to dismiss it. The “x” icon doesn’t need to be accessed to stop a word.
When you are trying to send an email or write a note and you have no interest in using words that are suggested by the iPhone, you do not need to hit the “X” to dismiss the suggestion box. The suggestion will be dismissed if you give a tap on any part of the screen.
The iPhone, as well as other smartphones, can notify you when calls or messages are received. For a more stealthy notification, you can set the LED to blink, flash, and sometimes even go different colors. Access the settings menu, go to “general” and then “accessibility”. Switch Flash for Alerts to the “ON” position.
Should a freeze occur with your iPhone, and it will not wake with a button push, a hard reset is probably needed. Hold down the Sleep/Wake button and the Home key at the same time. The phone will then shut down and restart as a signal that everything went well.
Save time by leaving the .com off when typing in a web address on Safari. Typing “Amazon” in the address bar will cause the Amazon page to load.
You may well feel that your iPhone’s word suggestions cost you more time than they save. When typing up something and a suggested word distracts you, simply tap your screen to get rid of the box. This way, you do not have to hit the x after each word.
Now that you have read the piece above, you ought to be comfortable with many of the best features the iPhone offers. As you become comfortable with these features, you can continue to learn more about your device. Pay attention to what you have learned, and you will get the most out of your device.