If you’re like most people, you have had a cellphone now for about 10 years or so. But here’s some news: the iPhone is not like any cellphone you have had before. It truly is a revolutionary item, and if you are using it like other phones, you are missing out. Keep reading for tips to help you see what you can really do with the iPhone.
To disable your edge connection or 3G GRPS connection, press the setting button. Then tap general, network, and cellular data network. When you get to the field that asks for your APN username and password, put in a few words that will prevent your iPhone from giving providers the right values. Then restart your phone.
There are ways that you can make the keyboard larger on your iPhone. And it doesn’t have to be an external keyboard. Move your iPhone horizontally, which will increase the size of your keys. Now your keyboard is larger and you will be able to type more efficiently.
Apple has made it super easy to get definitions for words. Whenever you see a word, you want to get a definition for, whether it’s in an email, a text message, or on the internet, you can press on the word for a second or two, and a little pop-up will come up where you can select define.
Certain iPhones can be set up to connect to Wi-Fi, although some setup is required. The benefits of the connectivity is obvious, because you can access the internet away from home with your iPhone. This a great advantage to business people because they can check their messages while they are away from their office.
There is a way you can take pictures faster instead of going through your apps. Double-tap on the Home button, and the camera icon will be available for you to tap. This even works if have your iPhone locked. Once you do this, use the volume up button to take the picture.
Before putting your iPhone to sleep, press the home button. This ensures that all apps are turned off, and it saves you battery life in the process. If you simply put the phone to sleep without pressing home, you may have some apps running in the background and reduce your battery life.
To get the most from Siri, use this tip to assign nicknames and relationships for each of your contacts. For example, you can tell Siri, “Jane Johnson is my mother.” Siri will then request confirmation to link this information to Jane’s contact number. Now, you can tell Siri to “Call Mom,” and she will automatically bring up your mother’s phone number.
If you are always missing the best photos due to too many iPhone button pushes to get to the camera, get used to accessing the camera via the iPhone’s lock screen. Simply slide your finger up on the camera icon and your photo application will immediately open. No more five button pushes and wasted seconds!
Don’t scribble that phone number you searched for onto a scrap of paper. If you locate a number in Safari that you would like to call, there is no need to use the regular dialer. Just tap on the phone number, instead, and the phone will call it automatically.
Keep the firmware on your iPhone current. This will both make your iPhone more usable and extend the life of its battery. Connect your phone to the computer and upload iTunes. Or, you can connect the iPhone to an Apple Computer via iCloud.
There are several ways to go about using the camera application on your iPhone. Your headphone volume controls can also double as a way to snap your pictures. Initiate this by focusing on what you want to take a picture of and then make sure your hand isn’t shaking. Just press the button on the headphone cord to take the photo.
If you get your iPhone wet, do not use a hair dryer to try and save it. In doing so, you are just pushing the moisture further down into the device. You can actually do more damage to your phone this way, as the water can short-circuit the deeper circuitry.
No doubt you enjoy listening to music on your iPhones using your ear buds. You probably already know that a single tap on the middle of the controller starts and stops the play. However, a double tap will skip to the next song, and a triple tap will repeat the previous song.
A good tip if you own an iphone is to take advantage of any free apps you can. You don’t have to pay an arm and a leg to have some cool apps on your phone. There are many that you can download for free just make sure you check the reviews first.
Using your iPhone to its fullest means mastering all of its quirks and tricks; one of the best is removing unwanted email by simply swiping your finger. Simply brush your finger over a message you wish to get rid of, and a delete button will appear on the screen.
Aren’t you impressed with everything the iPhone can do? Having an iPhone is something that can be a lot of fun and really help you live your life more easily. There are so many things you can do that it is really an indispensable machine. Use the tips in this article to help you master this great tool.