- Use your iPhone as a level. Just swipe left in the Compass app and Voilà –
Use Speak Selection on iPhone and iPad, so it reads texts out loud –
Begin by opening the Settings app. Scroll down, choose General, tap Accessibility then turn on Speak Selection. For voice, you can choose from a wide range of voices from the Speak Selection Menu. These include Australian, British, Spanish accents and much more. To speak words out loud, highlight any text (by double-tapping or tapping and holding on it), then tap the Speak button in the pop-up menu. If you can’t see the Speak button, tap the small right arrow on the pop-up menu, then choose Speak.
- Create a Pass-code with letters instead of numbers –
Change the default setting. Go to Settings > General > Pass-code Lock and turn off “Simple Pass-code.” You will be prompted to change your Pass-code, and a full keyboard will appear instead of the number pad. And this keyboard will pop up when you need to unlock your phone.
- Add web suffixes easily –
Just by holding down the “.” at the bottom of your keyboard, and a menu will pop up with a list of web suffixes to choose from such as; .com, .org, .net, .edu, .ng
- View a more detailed calendar –
When using the calendar app, just turn you phone sideways and a more detailed schedule will appear.
- Access your email drafts easily by holding down the Compose icon in the lower right corner and it will quickly take you to a list of your drafts.
- See the times-tamps of text messages by sliding the texts over –
- Lock auto-focus and exposure while you are taking photos –
You can lock the focus and exposure by pressing and holding your finger on the screen until the yellow square appears and blinks twice. A yellow icon and “AE/AF Lock” will appear at the bottom of the screen confirming that you’ve locked in the exposure and focus. It will stay that way until you’re done taking the photo.
- Create shortcuts –
Go to Settings > General > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Add New Shortcut. Enter a word or phrase that you use often and the shortcut you’d like to use for it. Every time you type that shortcut, the whole word or phrase will appear.
- Set your phone to emit light for lights instead of noise –
Instead of having your phone vibrate or ring when you get a call or a text, you can have it emit an LED flash. Go to Settings > General > Accessibility, then scroll down and turn on “LED Flash for Alerts.”
- Customize your vibrations –
Change the vibration pattern for notifications. Go to Settings > Sounds > Ringtone > Vibration > Create New Vibration. You’ll be able to tell know who is calling or texting you just by the vibration.