It seems that everyone is talking about Apple’s iphone. This phone has changed the way we view communication. If you have just gotten an iphone, or you are on the verge of picking one up, here are some tips and tricks to get the most out of your iphone.
There is no need to press X every time AutoCorrect attempts to correct a word. Just push any place on your screen. This method gets rid of the suggestion box while saving you much needed time.
It is easy to create your own shortcuts and dictionary on an iphone. If you are dictating to the iphone, it will predict what you are going to say. Also, you can add in new shortcuts to your phone. In addition, the autocorrect mode will help you when using your keyboard.
There is an app that allows users to upload files to the iphone and make it a storage device. With this app, you are able to upload pictures, brief videos, music and text files. Just open them up on your iphone, or you can plug your phone into a computer.
Here is a trick to enhance your messaging. 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. There is no need to tap the little “x” that appears at the end of the word.
To get the most out of your iphone, remember to program the device to give you a visual indicator when receiving incoming messages and calls. There is also a feature available where you phone will flash when a call or message is received. Access the settings menu, go to “general” and then “accessibility”. Then turn on the alert feature titled LED Flash.
AutoText shortcuts are an ideal way to quickly add frequently used words and phrases into your texts. You should use this feature for phrases you use all the time, such as ‘where are you’ or for signing your emails. To access this feature, simply look under keyboard settings.
If your iphone is dropped in water, never turn it back on immediately afterwards to find out if it still works. Take the time to dry the phone off as much as you possibly can, even leaving it overnight to dry. Turning on a wet phone is likely to short-circuit it, ruining it permanently.
There are many types of reminders available on your iphone; you have the ability to set up time-based reminders. Did you know you can set reminders that are location-based? For example, set a reminder for your phone to remind you to go to the drug store after you leave work. There are lots of different reminders that can be implemented on the iphone.
The command for marking an email unread is hidden on the iphone. Go to the “details” screen. Click on “unread.” Then relaunch your email reader app. You’ll see that the email is now listed as unread.
You don’t have to put up with Siri’s mechanized voice, there are other options. The first step is to find Siri in the “general settings” area. You can set the language she will use to French, German or English. The accent can also be changed to a British or Australian accent if you want. The British Siri happens to be a male!
You have likely learned a lot about using your iphone from this article. Use what you have learned to use your iphone to its fullest. You will be much happier with your iphone when you know what to do with it!