TIP! You do not have to be concerned about being lost once you have an iPhone. The app for maps is already set up, so you can see your location anywhere there is service.
An iphone is a great device, but it can also be frustrating at times. There are so many different things that the phone can do that it may seem overwhelming at times. Read on if you would like to get the most out of your iPhone’s tools and features.
TIP! You don’t need to type in the “.com” when browsing the web on your iPhone.
When you own an iphone, it’s hard to ever be truly lost. You will be able to see your location with the map feature anytime you are in a service area. It will instruct you on how to get to your destination without issues.
TIP! Use your iPhone to help you navigate from place to place. The GPS feature is a great way to help you find places you are looking for such as restaurants, movie theaters and gas stations.
If you’re browsing the web through your iphone, you should know you don’t have to type “.com” when you’re putting in a site’s address. You simply need to put in the main part of the address and the browser will take you to the correct site. This may seem like a tiny time-saver, but it will save a lot of minutes during your phone’s lifetime.
TIP! A great way to maximize the utility of your iPhone is to take advantage of its multimedia capabilities. You can use your iPhone download TV series episodes, movies, funny clips or anything else you desire.
Siri can now let you set location-based reminders. If you were used to giving Siri time-based commands, you can instead switch to location-based commands to make things easier. Instead, you can request: “Siri, tell me to contact the office when I reach my home.” When your iphone knows you are home, it will give you the reminder. Setting reminders has never been easier.
TIP! Most iPhone users take a lot of photographs. After snapping away over the course of days or weeks, though, your iPhone’s Camera Roll can get clogged up with all the pictures you’ve taken.
A screen protector is a wise investment for your iphone. If you don’t apply a screen protector, your phone can suffer from scratches and nicks. Even tiny pieces of dirt hidden on your finger may scratch an unprotected screen. Be sure that you always have a screen protector on your phone.
TIP! You can capture a screenshot while using your iPhone. Just hold down the home and sleep buttons for a couple seconds.
The iphone works pretty well as a navigation tool. You can use the map and GPS to receive directions to a particular location, and you can locate places like stores or fueling stations along your route, too. Bookmarking the map allows it to be easily accessed.
TIP! You can do nearly everything that you can do on your home computer due to the Safari browser that iPhone uses. You can save pictures on the Internet to your phone by tapping down for several seconds.
Are you completely overwhelmed by constant notifications received on your iphone? You’ll find it easy to disable them. Go to your notifications center under the “Settings” button. Remove items that aren’t useful from your “Notification Center”. Your battery life will improve.
Autocorrect Suggestion Box
TIP! Add a cool ringtone to make your iPhone personalized. Don’t be like everyone else and use standard ringtones.
To get rid of the AutoCorrect suggestion box, don’t keep hitting the “X” button every time it doesn’t recognize a word. Instead, you can simply tap anywhere on your phone’s screen. This is a faster way to get rid of the AutoCorrect suggestion box.
TIP! If your iPhone freezes, try to relax. First, press wake/sleep.
Obtain an app that can change your iphone into a storage device for music, pictures and videos. In addition to photos and brief video clips, you can upload and store both music and text files. You can access files by connecting your phone directly to your computer, or you can view/listen to them on your phone.
TIP! The command for marking an email unread is hidden on the iPhone. In the details area, there is an unread option that you must click.
Access your email quickly and easily by tagging your accounts directly to your iphone. If you have this set up, you can get a notification every time you get a new email and you can check it whenever you like from your phone. You can tag one or various email accounts to your iphone.
TIP! Access Facebook from your iPhone. Not everyone knows yet that Facebook and other social networks are accessible from the iPhone.
If you are writing anything on the iphone and do not want to use the predictive text feature, the suggestion box can be dismissed without touching the “X.” Instead, tap the screen anywhere you would like and the suggestion box will go away.
TIP! Think about buying an app for battery management. There are a few available that can inform you of when you use too much power and how you can reduce it to save battery life.
Have you lost a photo opportunity because the camera app was too slow to bring up? Consider this simple shortcut. With your screen in the locked position, double tap your Home button. A little picture of a camera will pop up at the bottom of your device. Push it and your camera will function right away.
TIP! Use shortcuts for words to type faster. To add a shortcut simply to to settings, check under general, then under keyboard and then click on add shortcut.
If you have an iphone, you probably are already somewhat aware of everything it has to offer. However, it becomes complicated when trying to sort through the maze of functions that are available to you. Utilize what you’ve learned from these tips so that you can get the most out of your iphone.