The Right Way To Use Your IPhone

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If you’re a new iPhone owner, you may feel confused or overwhelmed by its features. Don’t be overwhelmed by this amazing technology! Keep reading to learn how to maximize your iPhone’s potential.

The iPhone has a great option for those who need a bigger keyboard to type. This doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to purchase one. Instead, you can simply turn your iPhone clockwise 90 degrees, then lightly tap the URL bar in Safari. Your typing will be a lot faster and more precise with the bigger landscape-orientation keyboard.

Are you sick of the constnt notifications you receive on your iPhone? You can shut them off by following these steps. Begin by selecting the settings button, then tap the notifications bar. Take a look at the apps that are under the “In Notification Center” heading, and remove anything that doesn’t need to be there. This can also help your battery life.

Creating shortcuts on your iPhone can help to save you a lot of time. This helps the device recognize what you intend to type. You can make shortcuts (and custom dictionary entries) for words, phrases, and terms you use repeatedly, too. This will allow the iPhone to autocorrect phrases as you type.

Use this tip to send text messages more quickly. You don’t have to use a word that the dictionary suggests; you can just tap on the screen in any location in order to dismiss it. The little “X” does not have to be hit!

Most iPhone users take full advantage of their phone’s built-in camera. However, after you’re done take so many photos it can get pretty crazy trying to sort through them all on your phone. The album feature can help you create more organization on your phone with your photographs. This can speed up your ability to locate photos in your phone.

Just like other kinds of smart phones, you can set up an iPhone to give you a visual indicator for the calls and messages you receive. If you need a quiet, yet startling alert, it is possible to set your iPhone to flash when you receive a call or a message. Just access the settings menu, then to “general” and next to “accessibility.” Select the button “LED Flash on Alerts.”

You can take a screenshot with your iPhone. Just hold down the home and sleep buttons for a couple seconds. Once the screen turns white, you will know the screenshot is saved on your phone.

You can glean images from the Internet when you use the Safari browser on your iPhone. If you would like to save a picture, tap and hold on it. A menu will pop up and allow you to save the image to your iPhone’s Camera Roll. You can also send it to someone in a message.

If your iPhone should have to freeze and does not power on after pressing the sleep/wake feature, there is a function called the hard reset that will get it working again. Press and hold the “Sleep/Wake” button again while simultaneously holding down the “Home” key. Everything will be restarted to fix the problem.

Now you should know how versatile an iPhone really is. Now that you know the possibilites, you can use your iPhone to make life easier and more enjoyable. Just use the tips and tricks you have read here to make your iPhone work for you.