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Apple is known to have very user friendly devices. The designers made is easy for you to do just about anything you need with your iPhone, but do you know all the potential your device has? Probably not! We’ve collected 12 awesome iPhone hacks you wish you would have known about a long time ago.
Do you like to fall asleep to music but hate waking up in the middle of the night to shut it off? Set the timer! You can actually go to your alarm settings and set your phone to stop playing music when you think you will no longer need it.
Create your very own vibration pattern by going to the Settings>Sounds>Ringtones>Vibration>Create New Vibration. Here you use your finger to tap the screen and create your own pattern. Set different vibrations for different contacts to recognize who is calling.
Where’s That Plane Going?
Have you ever seen a plane or jet in the sky and wondered where they are headed? Ask Siri! She’s always got the answers.
Shake It Off
When you make a mistake typing, shake your phone to start over. It might remind you of an Etch-A-Sketch!
You can clear up some RAM to make your phone run faster by holding down the power button until you get to the “slide to power off” screen. Then hold down the home button, everything will go blank, and then your home screen page will appear again.
To help your phone run even faster, clear the cache! Open up either the App Store, Game Centre, Podcasts, and other apps, and tap any single icon on the bottom of the page 10 times.
Time On Messages
If you’re trying to figure out what time you either sent or received a text message, you can check it by opening your messages and swiping the screen to the left. The times will be revealed on the right.
You can see the previous pages you viewed on your Safari app by opening it up and holding down the “+” symbol at the bottom of the page. Then the screen will open up a list of your previously viewed pages.
Turn Your Phone Into A Level
You don’t need to download another app to achieve this. Just open up your compass app, swipe left, and you’ve got yourself a level!
Launch the Health app and fill in as much info as you feel comfortable sharing. In case of an emergency, people can find your medical information from the Medical ID button in the bottom left corner of your phone.
Our emails can get very cluttered, so if you only want to see your unread messages there is a way! When you open up the Mail app, tap the Mailboxes link, tap “Edit”, tap the circle next to “Unread”, and there you can see only your unread emails.
When you are in a noisy area, it’s possible you might miss the sound of your phone or even the vibration. Set your phone to flash a light to alert you of a call. Go to Settings>General>Accessibility.