If you are educated about your iPhone, you can use it to make some things in life easier with the help of the many apps that are available. To learn how to get the most out of your iPhone and its apps and features, keep reading.
You don’t have to append “.com” to web addresses while you are browsing. Just input the main address part, without “.com,” and you will be taken to the site. Although this seems miniscule, this can save you a great amount of time over your iPhone’s life.
Your iPhone has the ability to get you from place to place. The map feature can help you find the nearest gas station or navigate an unfamiliar area. Bookmark the map for access whenever you need it.
Are you tired of all the constant notifications you receive on our iPhone? You can shut them off. 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. As a bonus, this will increase battery life.
To get your messages, tag email accounts on the iPhone. By tagging these accounts, you will receive a notification any time you receive an email. This will allow you to view your messages in a timely manner. You may choose to sync just one account or several different email accounts to your iPhone.
Your iPhone defaults to showing you a preview of your incoming messages when the phone is locked. You may enjoy this feature, or you may find it annoying. If it is not to your liking, there is an option to remove this facility. In your Settings, navigate to the “messages” option that is found in your “notifications.” You want to disable the “Show Preview” feature.
If you are someone that places a high value on privacy, think twice before using Siri. Nearly all voice prompts spoken to Siri are recorded and stored on an Apple server. This is done to aid speech recognition and secure those files, but keep in mind that anything said to Siri can be recorded.
The Safari browser on the iPhone is almost as versatile as your computer at home. You can even save online images if you want. If you see pictures you would like to store while browsing the Internet, simply tap it and hold it down. A menu will appear that will allow you to save the image. You can also email the image.
If your iPhone freezes up and cannot be revived by pressing Sleep/Wake button, try doing a hard reset so you can get back in working order. You will want to press the home key and the sleep button at the same time. This shuts the phone down and restarts it so your phone won’t be frozen anymore.
You probably know many people who own an iPhone and have seen them get carried away by the power of its technology. To understand all there is to know about the iPhone, use the tricks and tips from this article and you will be on your way to iPhone mastery in no time.