Think Your Iphone Is Just A Phone? Think Again!

Do not let the huge number of apps advertised to you confuse you about how to use your iphone. Keep reading this article in order to make your phone a device that can save you a headache rather than giving you one.

Make sure you update your iphone when you see new updates are available. These updates may contain bug fixes, feature upgrades and other important options for your iphone. It also forces you to store the pictures and other important information you have acquired on your computer so that if something happens to your phone, you haven’t lost EVERYTHING.

You can even take pictures with the headphone cord. Begin by focusing the camera on the subject you would like to capture. Simply push the volume button on the headphone cord. Your picture is recorded. You can save your picture by following the usual steps.

Looking for a way to add special characters like an umlaut or accented letter to your texts? Here is how to find them. Hold down the alphabet character you want to accent instead of tapping it. You should get a box to pop up that will include a number of additional keys. You can then type whatever you want!

Don’t forget that your iphone is capable of displaying various types of media. Your iphone can become an entertainment hub just by downloading TV episode or online clips that you love.

Scroll with either one finger or two when you read a webpage on your iphone. For instance, webpages divided into boxes are easier to scroll with one finger. If you use a pair of fingers, you can navigate the full page.

You don’t need to tap the X to eliminate the suggestion box that appears when typing if it is annoying you. You only need to tap the screen anywhere to make the box disappear.

Has the perfect shot ever escaped you because you were not able to open up your camera app quickly enough? Here is a simple shortcut that will solve that problem. Tap on the Home icon two times when your screen is locked. The camera icon is http://gizmodo.com/tag/iphone located at the bottom right hand of your screen. Press this icon to enable the camera.

Like many smartphones, you can set the iphone to provide a visual indicator of incoming calls and messages. If you need a quiet, yet startling alert, it is possible to set your iphone to flash when you receive a call or a message. To access this feature go into the “accessibility” tab under the settings menu. Select “LED Flash” for your alerts.

Firmware on your iphone should be kept up to date. That will help the usability of the iphone, as well as battery life. You can update your firmware simply by uploading iTunes to your computer and connecting your phone to that computer. On the other hand, you can utilize iCloud to facilitate your connections.

If you have witnessed an iphone in use, you probably seen some people curse at it and others give it high praise. To get a handle yourself on the many possibilities that an iphone represents, apply all the tips, tricks and techniques you learned in this article.

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