iPhone Tips and Tricks 5

Change iPhone’s Language

  • On the Home screen, go to Settings.
  • Next, tap General.
  • Scroll down and select Language & Region.
  • On the following screen, choose “iPhone Language.”
  • Select your language from the rundown.
  • A notification will require you to confirm the new language. Press the first option.
  • From here, after your iPhone updates the desired language, it automatically starts to display the language.

Set Up Optimized Battery Charging

  • Go to Settings
  • Tap Battery
  • Select Battery Health and turn on “Optimized Battery Charging.”

How to Use the New Scroll Bar

While scrolling a webpage in Safari, a Scroll Bar pops up on the right side of the display. It a convenient way to see where you’re at on a page, you can now use it to swipeswiftly.

To test the feature, scroll on a page, and then long-press on the scroll bar and move it up or down.

How to Scan Documents in the Files App

  • Open the Files app.
  • Tap the Browse tab.
  • From here, touch the three-dot symbol in the top-right corner.
  • Next, click Scan Documents.
  • Hold your device over the document you desire to scan. From here, it will automatically capture the page.
  • With this feature, you can scan multiple pages into one PDF file and then save it to iCloud or import it into another app when completed. 

How to Use iMessage Search

  • To check it out, open the Messages app, swipe down to display the search field and type.
  • Next, scamp through your past messages and make your desired decision.

Search your iPhone with your Voice

With the iOS 14 update, when you see a search bar in Apple’s own apps, you’ll also see a microphone on the far-right side.

Tap on the microphone icon to enter your search query by voice instead of typing it out.

Share Photos Without Location Information

  • To see how this works, select an image(s) you want to share in the Photos app, then touch on Options at the top of the screen and turn off Location under the part labeled “Include.”


Delete Apps from the Notification Screen

When you see an app you want to do away within the Updates list, simply swipe to the left across the listing and then tap Delete to erase the app from your phone.

Remove App Size Limitations on Cellular Data

  • Go to Settings.
  • Next, touch iTunes & App Store.
  • From here, tap App Downloads to get rid of the limit or have the App Store ask you if you want to download any apps over 200MB.

How to Take Long Screenshots of Websites

With this feature you no longer have to take multiple screenshots of a webpage in order to capture the text of an article, iOS 14’s screenshot tool has a new tactic.

  • Launch Safari and visit any website you want to take a screenshot.
  • Next, take just one screenshot of the website and instantly tap on the thumbnail preview.
  • Above the screenshot, there are two options: Screen and Full Page.
  • If you chooseFull Pageit will transform the total webpage you’re viewing into a PDF file. From here, you can then crop, add footnotes and save to the Files app.

Customize Notification Centre

  • Go to Settings
  • Select Notifications.
  • Touch Show Previews at the upper part of the Notifications screen.
  • Choose “Always,” “When,”“Unlocked,” or “Never” and tap “Back” at the top of the screen to go back to the Notifications screen.
  • Touch one or more of the apps on the display.
  • Push the slider next to Allow Notifications to the ON position.
  • Touch the circle under Notification Center to check it, and notifications from the app begin to display in the Notification Center. Alternatively, you can also select Lock Screen if you want notifications to appear on your lock screen and Banner if you want them to appear at the top of the screen.
  • Repeat this process for every other app you wish to post to Notification Center.

Customize Widgets in Notification Center

  • Open the Notification Center by pulling down from the top left corner of the screen.
  • Swipe through from left to right in area that is not an alert to display the “Today view.”
  • Scroll to the bottom of the Today view and tap Edit to adjust which apps are noticeable.
  • In the screen that opens is a rundown of the considerable number of widgets right now accessible on the iPhone. Tap the minus on the red button next to every widget you need to remove from the Today screen. Drag the three-line handle next to a widget to reorder the rundown.
  • Scroll down to the More Widgets segment, which contains widgets that are accessible however not activated in the Today screen. Tap the plus signin a green button next to any widget you need to activate.

How to Switch Apps

  • Touch your finger to the gesture area at the bottom of the iPhone 12 display.
  • Swipe from left to right to go to the former app.
  • To return to the next app, swipe from right to left.
  • Note, in the event that you stop or get interrupted, the last app you were on turns into the recent app so you can just swipe back from it, not forward anymore.

Display Multitasking Quick App Switcher

  • Touch your finger to the gesture area at the bottom of the iPhone 12 display.
  • Swipe up slightly. (Try not to flick. Simply keep your finger on the screen until you get a short far up, the pull away.)

Force Quit Apps

  • Touch your finger to the gesture area at the extreme bottom of the iPhone 12 display.
  • Swipe up slightly.
  • Here, pause. Don’t lift your finger up instantly(This will swipe back to Home.) 
  • Lift up your finger.
  • Swipe up on an app card. Boom! It’s gone.
  • When you’re in a killing mode, you can remove as many apps as you wish.

How to Access Reachability Mode

  • Open Settings from the Home screen.
  • Tap on General.
  • Tap on Accessibility.
  • Switch Reachability to ON.

How to Access Control Center

  • Touch your finger to the gesture area at the extreme bottom of the iPhone 12 display.
  • Swipe down.
  • Once more, you can even swipe down from the top right of Reachability to access Control Center.

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