A lot of people are interested in the iphone, but do not know all the tricks they can do with it. Fortunately, lots of articles are available to help provide a bit of education. To see if this is the phone for you, keep reading!
To dry a soaked phone, use rice. Phones are commonly dropped in water from puddles or toilets. Rather than trying to dry out your device with a blow dryer, wipe the outside with an absorbent cloth, and place the phone into a bowl or bag filled with dry rice. After a number of hours, or overnight, your phone should be dry.
Are you tired of the many notifications that come in on your iphone? You can shut them off by following these steps. Access the Settings menu, then select the Notifications button. Check “In Notification Center” to identify apps that are not currently of use. The best part is that this can significantly increase your battery’s life each day.
Do you need special characters when you type foreign or accented words? Here’s the trick. Hold down the alphabet character you want to accent instead of tapping it. You will see a box appear that has several more keys. You can then type whatever you want!
One thing you can do with your new iphone is to make the most of the multimedia capabilities. You can download or stream videos, films, television shows and more from hundreds of different websites. Your iphone can be an extremely powerful portable media station.
Experiment with scrolling while looking at webpages. You might find it easier to scroll with one finger or two, depending on what you are looking at. If the site is separated into different boxes, one finger scrolling helps you go through each box. You can scroll through the whole page with two fingers.
If your iphone freezes up and does not restart by pressing the “sleep/wake” button, a hard reset will fix the problem. Hold down the Sleep/Wake button and the Home key at the same time. The phone then shuts down and restores itself.
Always keep your iphone updated with the latest OS release. Apple iPhones are almost as complex as computers now, so there are occasional patches to fix bugs, security holes and functionality issues. Doing this is even more important if you use your phone to transmit any kind of personal data.
You should not bother dealing with word corrections offered by the phone. When typing up something and a suggested word distracts you, simply tap your screen to get rid of the box. This way, you don’t have to tap the x key after every single word.
You should now feel pretty confident in your ability to use your iphone. Use what you’ve just learned, and your quality of life with improve. Use the tips you just read. You’ll soon be able to impress your friends by using your iphone in ways they don’t expect.