When you look around your community, you no doubt notice that iPhones are everywhere. People use them for listening to music, mobile internet surfing, the plethora of apps available and even just as a status symbol. If you want to use yours for more than just showing off you have it, read on.
Find your phone fast with the brand new, free app called Find My iPhone. It lets you remotely access your phone to provide you with coordinates on a map, turn the volume up so the phone can be heard from under thick cushions, or lock the phone and wipe all data in case of theft.
Lower your iPhone’s brightness to save your battery. Go to the settings to change this. You will save your battery, which is especially helpful if you need a fully charged phone.
Don’t load an excessive number of apps onto your Iphone. There are many well thought out apps that can make your life more pleasant and help you get things done. There are also many apps that are a waste of virtual space and will only need to be deleted later.
Siri allows you to set reminders based on your location. No longer do you need to give Siri a time to remind you of a specific task. Now, you can simply say “when I arrive home” instead of specifying a time. When your iPhone knows you are home, it will give you the reminder. This is convenient for times that you want a reminder, but don’t know exactly what time you’ll need the reminder.
When you have an incoming call on your iPhone, you can silence your ring with a single button. By pressing the Sleep/Wake button one time, the ring will go to silent mode. If you wish to send the caller straight to your voice mail, you can press that button two times.
If your iPhone uses the iOS4 platform, you may find that running more than one app will drastically slow down the phone’s performance. Double-tap the Home button to bring up a list of all currently running and suspended apps. Tap, then hold each one until each icon wiggles. You can then use the delete button to close any unneeded apps.
Although experts in child care do not recommend you use electronic devices to entertain your children, iPhone apps can help keep your child occupied during a long automobile trip. Some of these apps are also educational and will help your child learn at the same time they are being entertained.
Search from the list of applications in the App Store on your iPhone to add different types of functions to your phone that are beneficial and practical. There are millions of apps to choose from, which can help make your iPhone experience more unique and fun than one you would receive from a typical phone.
As was mentioned at the beginning of this article, many iPhone owners simply have them as a status symbol. There is nothing wrong that. However, if you want to get out of that crowd and get the most out of your iPhone, apply the ideas and advice that you read here today.