10 Things You Didn’t Know About Your IPhone

It’s amazing how much we as a society use our phones. Our phones get carried with us everywhere we go, and at almost every time of the day. I bet, however, most of you haven’t explored the full extent of your Iphone’s capabilities. Here are ten things you probably didn’t know about your Iphone:




  1. You Can Use Your IPhone as a Level
    • Simply swipe left on your IPhones compass application to use it as a fully functional level.
  2. You Can Set Your Music to Auto Turn Off
    • If you want to stop playing your favorite music after a certain time you can go to the IPhone’s timer application. Scroll down under the “When timer ends” drop down and select stop playing.
  3. Double Tap the Space Bar for a period
    • You can double tap the space bar when typing to quickly add a period to the end of your sentence.
  4. Use Airplane Mode When Charging
    • If you put your IPhone in “airplane mode” while the phone is charging it takes less time to reach a full charge.
  5. Shake Your IPhone to Erase Your Message
    • If you shake your IPhone after typing, your phone will erase what you just wrote.
  6. Tap the Top of the Screen to Scroll Up
    • If you just scrolled too far down, you can tap the top of your screen, and it will bring you back to the top.
  7. SOS
    • If need to call emergency services hold down the power and volume buttons until the SOS comes up. Then swipe right on SOS to call emergency services.
  8. Your IPhone Tracks Your Most Frequented Places
    • Go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services > System Services > Significant Locations
    • You can see under frequent locations your most frequented locations on a map (Pretty Creepy).
  9. Siri is Customizable
    • Go to Settings > General > Siri > Voice Gender
    • Here you can actually change the voice gender of Siri
    • You can also teach Siri how to learn pronunciations
  10. Custom Vibrations
    • You can give each of your contacts a custom vibration alert so when you receive a message you can differentiate based on vibration.