Thursday, February 25, 2021

9 Amazing facts of iPhone you never came across

Almost everyone is crazy about having an iPhone but how many of us completely know its hidden features. So, here are 9 amazing facts of iPhone you never came across!

1. Instead of a four digit number as a passcode, you can use letters to make a passcode.

Way to do it-

Go to the settings and then select General and click on Passcode Lock. Setting which shows “Simple Passcode”, you need to turn it off. After this, a screen will appear with a full QWERTY keyboard where you need to change your passcode. Now, you will see keyboard instead of a number pad when you want to unlock your phone.

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2. Get your email read out by SIRI.

Ask Siri, “Read my email” and she will be gratified.Furthermore, what you are going to know is the sender’s name, date, time and the subject of an email. You can also ask Siri to read your latest email or ask her if you have an email from “person”.

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3. Know timestamps on your text messages.

Surely, the person will get crazy if he could not see the time when he sent the iMessages. In iOS, there is a stupid easy way to do it. In fact, you simply have to touch and drag message bubbles to the left.

4. Interested in knowing which planes are overhead.

Ask help from Siri, “What flights are above me?” or “Planes overhead” She will provide you with a chart that features the flight number, its height and angle. In fact, be patient, as it will take around 30 seconds for Siri to collect the data.

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5. Delete your text by simply shaking your iPhone.

Do you want to clear the text which you just type? Don’t worry, just shake your phone and undo the typing and if you have again changed your mind then again shake it for redoing the typing.

6. Double tap the shift key for turning on caps lock.

It is very simple to do and easy. In fact, there is no need to hit the shift arrow key every time for turning on the caps lock.

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7. You can use your iPhone as a level for hanging pictures, etc.

To access a level, go to Compass app and swipe left. Yes, it is pretty cool.

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8. With one button, turn off all-in app purchases.

When you have kids at you home, it is almost impossible to stop them from using your phone and especially from playing the games. But there exists a way, first you need to select settings, then click on General and finally on Restrictions. Moreover, enable Restrictions and for disabling In-App Purchases, scroll down.

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9. At once, take a burst of photos.

In your camera, hold down a shutter button and automatically, burst mode will get activate. Your phone will now take photos in a rapid continuation and save them too.

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Anamika Sharma
Software Engineer by profession and writer by passion. By combining the two, I want to make a better version of myself. Writing gives the foundation in addition to the magical words.

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