Many people want to have an iPhone while getting the best possible deal. However, there are many things you should know. Which carrier is the most appropriate? Are there any must-have apps? Which model stands out from the rest? Look to the tips below to answer some of the questions that you may have about how best to maximize your iPhone experience.
The iPhone makes finding your way around a breeze. There is a maps app that is built into the phone, which makes it much easier to for you to always know where you are. This app is helpful to get to a new place, or just to get back home.
You don’t have to append “.com” to web addresses while you are browsing. You simply need to put in the main part of the address and the browser will take you to the correct site. This will end up saving you a ton of time.
Do you get too many notifications? Here’s how you can turn them off. Begin by selecting the settings button, then tap the notifications bar. Check “In Notification Center” to identify apps that are not currently of use. This will also help your battery last longer.
It is pretty easy to retain images from Mail and Safari. Tap on the image for a period of three seconds and it will give you the option to save it. A box pops up with the save option.
Speed up your messaging with this trick. If the dictionary has provided you with a work you do not like, just tap anywhere on your phone’s screen to get rid of it. You do not need to hit the small “x” that follows the word.
Have you ever had second thoughts about your latest message you just wrote in iMessage? Has Auto Correct made you say something silly? Shaking your iPhone can help erase the typing that you just wrote. This action automatically undoes recent typing. Be advised that this feature is optional, so if you want it, you need to enable it in your Settings.
As a default setting, incoming messages are previewed on your iPhone’s lock screen. This is something that some find convenient, but others do not like so much. You can disable this feature. Go to the settings, select notifications, then messages. You can then disable the Show Preview feature.
If your iPhone is owned with Siri, think twice before talking to her very much. Apple retains recordings of a majority of voice prompts said to Siri which Apple retains on an internally-hosted server. This is done because it helps the speech recognition program work better, but remember that it also records everything that you say when using the Siri app.
You can use your Safari browser use you iPhone just like a computer, even for saving images of the Internet. In Safari, just touch and hold on a photo you’d like to save. One of the options on the menu that appears when you do this is to send the picture straight to the Camera Roll on your iPhone. You can also copy the photo into a message.
With everything you’ve learned here, you are now much more well-versed on the iPhone and its culture. Keep these tips in mind to take full advantage of your current or future iPhone.