iPhone Tips and Tricks 6

Set Up Monthly Cycle Data

  • Launch Health App on your iPhone. Under the Browse tab, select the Cycle Tracking option from the rundown.
  • Next, tap on Get Started, and now you’ll be asked with specific questions, for example, when did your former period start? How long does your period normally last? How long is your regular cycle? And so forth. Enter every one of the information you know and tap on “Next” or tap on “I Don’t Know” to continue. This will set up essential monthly cycle information on your iPhone.
  • To customize the period length, touch Options beside theCycle Log and adjust the period lengthbased on your cycle.

Make sure that every information is accurate as this will be used by the Health App to predict fertility schedule and period predictions. However, you can change the information as the month passes on the grounds that not all cycle is constant.

Customize Cycle Tracking Options

  • Launch the Health App and head over to the Cycle Tracking option by scrolling down. Tap on Options directly beside Cycle Log.
  • Flip the Symptoms switch to ON and see the rundown of symptoms. Tap on the symptoms you’re experiencing during your periods.
  • Switch ON the Ovulation Test Results so as to see your logged ovulation test outcomes.
  • Switch on options, for example, Cervical Mucus Quality, Basal Body Temperature, and Spotting to view the results.

This would give you a total idea with respect to your menstruation cycle and fertility, also if you want to give birth. Keep in mind these are simply predictions dependent on the information you enter in Cycle Tracking. It’s constantly prescribed to consult a doctor before you decide on anything.

Receive Period Predictions and Notifications

  • Launch Health App and hit the Browse tab to find the Cycle Tracking option.
  • Tap on Options, which is directly beside Cycle Log.
  • From here, Toggle ON Period Prediction to create a period prediction schedule for two-month. Afterwards, toggle ON Period Notification to receive updates to save your daily information and get updates on your upcoming period.
  • The period prediction is one of the amazing highlights of Cycle Tracking in the Health app in iOS 14. Base on the first date of the period you entered, it’ll establish a two-month schedule to predict in the next two months’ your period time frame. This may be correct, yet sometimes it might go wrong too, as it’s only a prediction all things considered.

Set Up Fertility Predictions and Notifications

  • Launch the Health App and tap on the Browse tab
  • Tap on the Cycle Tracking option.
  • Next, tap on Options, which is on the right side of Cycle Log.
  • In the fertility tracking segment, turn on Fertility Prediction and Fertility Notification to create a three-week schedule of next fertility and to get notifications about your next fertility window.

Manage Menstruation Flow

  • Open Health App, go to the Browse tab, and tap on Cycle Tracking from the rundown.
  • Tap on Day from the top and then tap on Flow Level.
  • ClickAdd Period from the top right display if you have not entered your period date and pick the date to start.
  • Proceed bychoosing the flow level from the options, ranging frome.g., light, medium, heavy, unspecified or “None.
  • Next, tap “Done!”
  • However, continue doing this until your period showcases. This would help the app to be exact while predicting the period schedule and fertility frame. If you haven’t included the previous month’s period information, add it to get period calendar predictions now!

Add Cycle Symptoms to Cycle Tracking

  • Open the Health App and then tap on the Browse tab
  • Touch on the Cycle Tracking option.
  • Tap on ‘+‘ icon next to Symptoms from other data section.
  • Next, select the symptoms, for example, Headache, Lower Back Pain, and so forth, whichever you’re encountering right now in the Cycle Tracking app. Tap on “Done” once you have selected these symptoms.

Remove Cycle Tracking Data

  • Go to the Cycle Tracking option in the Health App.
  • Tap on View Cycle Tracking Items from the bottom of the Cycle Tracking summary. 
  • Next, select the section or category log, for instance, Cycle Tracking Symptoms. After this, scroll down to bottom and tap on Show All Data.
  • Tap on Edit at the upper right corner of the display
  • Next, tap on Remove Button (red dot with a minus image inside)
  • Finally, tap on Delete and afterward tap on “Done.”

Collect Health and Fitness Data

The Health app can track your daily steps and the flights of stairs you climb. Here,you can manually include other credentials, such as body weight and calories, and track extra data with other compatible apps and devices.

Manually Update your Health Profile

When you open Health for the first time, you are asked to set up a health profile with necessary information such as your date of birth and gender. If you do not provide all the requested information, you can update your profile later.

  • From the Health app, touch your profile image at the upper right.
  • If you can’t see your profile image or initials, continue by clicking Summary or Browse at the bottom of the display and then moving to the top of the display.
  • From here, touch Health Details.
  • Next, tap Edit.
  • Click a field, make a modification, and then touch Done.

Manually Add Data to a Health Category

  • From the Health app, click Browse at the bottom right to show the Health Categories display, then do one of the following:
  • Click a category (move down to view all categories)
  • Touch the search field, and then enter the name of a category or a specific type of info.
  • If the Health Categories screen is not displaying, touch Browse again at the bottom right.
  • Next, click the Details button for the data you wish to update.
  • From here, click Add Data at the upper right side of the display.
  • Now, add your details, then click Add or Done from the upper right corner.

Check Headphone Audio Level in Real-Time

Listening to something at 80 decibels (dB) for more than 40 hours in one week increases hearing loss risk. If you turn it up from 10 dB to 90, the damage can start after just four hours a week. Turn the volume up to over 100 dB, and listening for only a few minutes a week can damage.

With the new headphone measurement feature, you can check that what you are listening to is reproduced at a level acceptable to your ears.

Set Up the Headphone Level Checker

  • Open the Settings app.
  • Next, click Control Center.
  • Move down and click the green plus (+) button near the Hearing option.

Use the Headphone Level Checker

In subsequent time,when you listen to audio on your iOS device via connected headphones, here are theprocedures:

Here, swipe down from the upper right of the display.

Look at the Hearing button in the Control Center. If it has a green checkmark, you are listening at a healthy volume level. If the audio surpasses the 80-decibel level, the measurement symbol will pop up a yellow exclamation point, cautioning that the volume is excessively high.

For a comprehensive image of the present decibel level, click the Hearing button.

The real-time headphone level functions seamlessly with AirPods and other Apple-certified headphones.

Set a Sleep Schedule

The new sleep tracking allows you to monitor the amount of sleep each night and help your sleep habits with bedtime reminders and relaxation.

In the Health app on your iPhone or with an Apple Watch, you can set a sleep schedule with how much sleep you want to get each night and your standard sleep and wake goals.

The following steps guide you through the process of setting a sleep schedule, which also allows your iPhone and Apple Watch to recommend a bedtime and provide a wake-up alarm, and lets you know if you are reaching your sleep goals every night.

  • From your ‌iPhone, open Apple’s Health app.
  • From here, click the Browse tab on the lower right side of the screen.
  • Next, choose Sleep.
  • At this point, click Sleep Schedule below the “Your Schedule” option.
  • If the Sleep Schedule option is toggled off, touch the switch to turn it on.
  • From here, below “Full Schedule,” click the Set Your First Schedule option.
  • To deactivate Sleep Schedule on any days of the week, click any of the blue circles below the “Days Active” option.
  • Use your finger to move the sleep block’s ends to stretch it all over the clock graphic. This action configures your sleep goal, including your wake-up time and bedtime.
  • Next, move down to display your Alarm options. Use the toggle next to Wake Up Alarm to switch on or off the alarm. If you activated the alarm, you could choose the vibration style and sound you prefer to hear from the Sounds & Haptics option, modify the volume using the slider and allow for a snooze by toggling the Snooze switch on.
  • From here, click Add in the upper right corner when complete.
  • However, to include another schedule for different days, click the option Add Schedule for Other Days and personalize your options as defined in the previous process.
  • If this is the first time you’re configuring a Sleep Schedule, after launching the Health app and moving to the Sleep section, click “Get Started” and configure your sleep goal before setting and modifying your sleep schedule.

Set Tonight’s Sleep Schedule

  • Launch the Health app.
  • Tap Browse.
  • Next, tap Sleep.
  • Under Your Schedule, click Edit.
  • From here, drag the curved slider to configure your ideal Wake Uptimes and Bedtime.
  • If the curved slider is orange, this implies there isn’t adequate sleep on the schedule to finalize your sleep goal, so you will have to modify the times again.
  • Lastly, click Done.

Set a Weekly Sleep Schedule

  • Launch the Health app.
  • Tap Browse.
  • Next, tap Sleep.
  • Proceed by clicking Full Schedule & Options.
  • From here, touch Edit under any present schedule you desire to change; alternatively, tap Add Schedule for Other Days.
  • If the curved slider is orange, this implies there isn’t adequate sleep on the schedule to finalize your sleep goal, so you will have to modify the times again.
  • Next, touch the icons below Days Active to configure which days the edited schedule will apply.
  • Finally, touch Done.

Set a Sleep Goal

  • Launch the Health app.
  • Tap Browse.
  • Next, tap Sleep.
  • Click Full Schedule & Options.
  • Under the Additional Details option, click Sleep Goal.
  • From here, input your preferred amount of sleep, and then click Sleep Goal once more.

Enable and Disable Automatic Sleep Mode

Sleep mode is a new setting that reduces the number of interactions that the iPhone and Apple Watch will have with the user. The device’s screen will automatically dim to avoid interference for the user when they ought to be sleeping.

  • Launch the Health app.
  • Tap Browse.
  • Touch Sleep.
  • Move down and choose Options.
  • Touch the switch next to “Turn On Automatically” below the Sleep Mode option.

Manually turn Sleep Mode on and off

  • Go to the Control Center and touch the bed icon.
  • Conversely, if Sleep Mode is activated, touch Dismiss on the Lock Screen.

Edit Wind Down Duration

The Wind Down feature can carry out actions inside the Apple network that can cheer users to sleep. By automatically running a period before the user is set to go to sleep, Wind Down can automatically activate shortcuts, such as playing music to help the user relax before entering sleep mode.

  • Launch the Health app.
  • Tap Browse.
  • Tap Sleep.
  • From here, click Full Schedule & Options.
  • Click Wind Down.
  • Lastly, adjust the duration timer.

Add Wind Down Shortcuts

  • Launch the Health app.
  • Tap Browse.
  • Touch Sleep.
  • Proceed by touching a schedule under Full Schedule & Options.
  • Next, touch Wind Down Shortcuts.
  • At this point, click either Add a Shortcut or Add Another Shortcut.
  • Here, touch an app with a Shortcut activated for it, and then click the + button next to your needed shortcut from the rundown.

Use Bedtime for Tracking Sleep

Apple’s Bedtime feature is built into the default Clock app on iOS devices. This can be used to track your sleep daily. Although bedtime won’t force you to sleep, you can at least try to cooperate with the app to achieve a more consistent sleep pattern. Also, the Bedtime feature evaluates your sleep pattern and directs this data to the Health app on your iPhone.

Setting and setting the bedtime within the Clock app is a fairly simple and straightforward procedure.

  • Launch the default “Clock” app from your iPhone.
  • Navigate to the “Bedtime” section and click “Set Up.” This menu will appear if you haven’t played around with Bedtime prior.
  • Proceed by setting a preferred wake-up time by using the dial and then click “Next.”
  • From here, you can select your preferred alarm. Afterward, click “Next.”
  • Configure your bedtime, just like you set your wake up time. Click “Next” when after set up.
  • At this point, you can select the days to toggle on or off Bedtime. Click on the days of the week to personalize your bedtime schedule. Afterward, click “Next.”
  • Here, click “Done” to validate all your settings and begin using Bedtime.
  • To change your Bedtime schedule, click on the schedule in the Bedtime segment of the Clock app.
  • You can now adjust your wake up time and bedtime by using the clock. Likewise, you can toggle Bedtime from here.
  • For a comprehensive sleep analysis, tap “Show more in Health” in the Bedtime menu.

Setting up Wake Up Alarm

The Wake Up Alarm function will allow you to configure a Wake Up Alarm from your iPhone or Apple Watch. This alarm will help you ensure that you wake up according to your sleep goal.

  • Launch the Clock app.
  • Touch the Alarm tab.
  • Your alarm will appear under the Sleep|Wake Up section. Click the Change button.
  • From here, turn on the switch for Wake Up Alarm.
  • At this point, select the Sounds & Haptics, the Ring Volume, including the Snooze function if desired.
  • Lastly, touch the Done button to save.

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