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Iphone: Make The Most Out Of It

You surely do not need to be told how incredible your iphone really is. You were looking for more than a phone, and that is why you paid good money for an iphone. But, you probably don’t know everything that the iphone is capable of. The below article provides some excellent suggestions to help you get the most out of your iphone.

It’s important that you always have the most recently updated version of the OS. Apple iPhones are close to being as complex as some computers today, so keeping your phone updated will include any necessary patches, bug fixes, security fixes or functionality issues. For security purposes and all-around general usage, it’s imperative that you update your OS as needed.

Try using Facebook on your iphone. Your iphone can be used to quickly and easily access Facebook and use it to stay connected with your friends and family.

Have you lost a great picture because your camera app did not come up quickly? Here is a simple solution. With the screen locked, rapidly press the Home button a couple times. There will a little camera icon in the bottom right hand corner. Press the button and your camera is ready to go.

Be prudent about storing large movie files on your iphone. Full motion movies take about 1G in your storage compartment. If you keep more than one movie stored on your iphone, it might slow it down considerably. Another downfall is that it can create glitches within your various apps.

Search for an app that lets you utilize your phone for storage. You are able to upload videos, music or pictures and text files. Then you have them available right on your phone, or you can connect and access them later on your computer.

Weather Forecast

If you are interested in having an hourly weather forecast for your iphone, all you need do is find the weather app already loaded on your phone. Many iphone users are unaware that you can tap on the weather report to see a breakdown of the next 12 hours’ weather. Also, you can just ask the phone for the weather forecast for just a few hours in the future.

Do you have a number of background programs running that you want to shut off? You can do this quickly by tapping your home key. Locate the app you wish to close, holding your finger over it. The icon will begin wiggle, and when this happens, a red minus sign will appear; then, you just tap it and the app will close.

To truly maximize the power of your iphone, go through the tutorials that Apple provides. The tutorials will help you so you know what you can do with your new phone. The tutorials can serve as an aid for anyone who is stuck. Doing so makes sure you maximize the usefulness of your Iphone.

Easily get to websites faster and drop the repetitive www. and “.com” parts of web addresses if you use Google as your iPhone’s default search engine. In Google, just type the title of the page without the address beginning and ending, and it will take you to the correct site.

You can make a phone call with one tap while using Safari. Perhaps you are searching for a local grocery store. When you find a number, you don’t have to go back to the phone menu to call. All you have to do to place a call is to tap the number displayed in the browser window.

Although you might spend a lot of time surfing the Web or reading your email on your iphone, did you realize how simple it can be to save an image to your phone too? This is simple. Just touch the photo that you want to save, and press down for a couple of seconds. A box will appear giving you the option of saving the selected image.

Try to save some time when using your iphone to type. From the Setting general area, choose Keyboard, and Add New Shortcut. By taking this action, you can make your iphone have longer word strings you use often automatically entered quickly. Going forward, you won’t have to type these words and phrases in their entirety.

You have probably found out how to scroll through your contacts by flicking. First, hold down on the alphabetical contacts screen. Then, simply slide down and up. This helps you easily control your search.

Do you wish you could have a different alert tone from everyone else on your iphone? If you want to change your tones, just follow a few simple steps. Just click under the “Settings” section and go to the “Sounds” option. Choose the alert you want to change. Then, select the appropriate option for purchasing additional tones.

You can take screenshots at any point by using your iphone. Simply push the home and the power button together. (Do this quickly; if you hold them too long, you will get other effects you do not want.) That takes a snapshot of the current display and automatically sends the picture to the Images application.

When you aren’t using your iphone, try keeping your screen as dim as possible. The phone’s consistent illumination plays a significant role in power depletion. By keeping your screen dimmer, you’ll be able to keep your battery going for much longer.

A good way to use the iphone to communicate is with FaceTime. This feature gives you the option to see whoever you’re having a conversation with. You can use it by going into your contacts and choosing to start a FaceTime call. Simply press the button to use it.

The iphone offers tons of features and is truly amazing. It just takes a little effort to learn to use the iphone to its full potential. The above article gave you tips to make you an iphone expert so you can truly have fun with it. Have fun using your iphone!


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This entry was posted on April 19, 2014 by in weather forecast and tagged , , .
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