TIP! Remember to download updates on your phone whenever they become available. When you update your device, you’ll have all the fixes, updates, and other important things your iPhone needs.
Do you want new apps but don’t know how to get them? Fortunately, the article that follows includes a number of useful ideas for helping you find the most exciting new iphone applications.
TIP! After you learn how to take pictures using your volume buttons, try using the headphone cord to snap a shot. With the headphones plugged in and your camera app on, simply click the button located on the headphone cord.
If you go to a website over and over again, turn the site into an app on your iphone. You just need to visit the site itself. Once you are on the site, tap your phone’s “Go” button. An option to add the website onto the home screen will appear. Whenever you get it on the home page, it can be renamed, and then, you’ll have your own app of the site.
TIP! If you are using your iPhone to search the web, you do not need to type in the .com of the web address you want to go to.
The iphone allows you to create your own shortcuts and your own dictionary. If you speak into your device, it recognizes what you are trying to say. You can add more shortcuts and phrases by programming them into your phone. Your keyboard will also autocorrect you when you are typing a word or phrase.
TIP! Siri allows you to set reminders based on your location. You can ask Siri to remind you to call your work at 5pm.
Don’t forget that your iphone is capable of displaying various types of media. You can enjoy your favorite TV shows, movies or funny clips when you are on the go. You will never be bored again!
TIP! You should buy a screen to protect your iPhone. Without such a protective device, the phone is sure to get scratched and dinged.
The iphone, as well as other smartphones, can notify you when calls or messages are received. You can make the flash from the camera blink when you are getting a call. Just access the settings menu, then to “general” and next to “accessibility.” Select the “LED Flash Alerts” feature.
TIP! You can easily create shortcuts to websites you visit frequently. First, visit the website.
It is possible to take a screenshot when using your iphone. Holding down the Home button while clicking the Sleep button simultaneously captures a screenshot of whatever is on your iphone screen. Seeing the whole screen go white tells you that the screenshot is taken and stored away.
TIP! For quick access to you email messages, tag your accounts. This can be very useful in that it permits you to receive notifications with every incoming message, allowing you to read them instantly.
The Safari web browser on your phone acts just like a web browser on a desktop. It even allows you to save images from the web. You can save pictures on the Internet to your phone by tapping down for several seconds. A menu will appear, asking if you wish to save the image to your Camera Roll. After saving, you can insert this right into a text message.
TIP! When you’re browsing a website, it’s best to try scrolling with both one finger and two fingers. A website that is divided into sections can be perused slowly using one fingered scrolling.
It’s easy to take steady pictures on the iphone. Just use the volume buttons that are located on the headphones. Focus initially on the subject that you are looking to take a picture of. When you are ready to snap the photograph, press the volume button on your headphone cord.
TIP! If your iPhone is owned with Siri, think twice before talking to her very much. Apple retains recordings of a majority of voice prompts said to Siri which Apple retains on an internally-hosted server.
You have the option of turning audible typing clicks ON or OFF in the sounds setting of your iphone. This will help you to know when the phone reads you typing, so that you can limit the amount of mistakes that you make.
TIP! If your iPhone ever freezes and you cannot revive it by pressing the “Wake” button, you may need to perform a hard reset. Press down and hold the Sleep/Wake button while simultaneously holding and pressing on Home.
Make AutoText shortcuts with phrases you use the most, in order to save yourself some time when you are emailing or texting. The feature is useful for complicated emails and phrases you use a lot. This shortcut is in the iPhone’s keyboard settings.
TIP! Did you know that you can know take iPhone pictures without worrying about your phone shaking? You can do this with your headphones by pushing the volume button. Make your hand as steady as possible before you take your photo.
Choose your favorite ringtones for your iphone. This can create a sense of individualism versus having the same tone as everyone else. You can upload a favorite song or sound byte and use it as a ringtone. That will get people’s attention.
TIP! In the Settings of your iPhone, under General, Keyboard, you can choose whether you’d like to hear the keyboard clicks as you type or if you’d rather type silently. Hearing the clicks will let you know when the phone has read the character you typed, and that will help you avoid typing errors.
While the iphone tries to make web browsing simple and painless, it can be a chore to try to navigate to the beginning of a page, especially if it is long. There’s no reason for you to waste time doing this! Touching the top bar shown on the screen (the clock area) brings you back to the page’s beginning. This is also the case for long lists of other types.
TIP! The advantage of the Safari browser on your iPhone is that you don’t have to add .com at the end of a URL when you are surfing the Web.
Since reading the tips above, you should know about the various apps available. You also learned more about downloading, installing and using apps. Make the time and money you’ve invested in your iphone pay off by putting these tips to work yourself!