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10 Tips to make your Smartphone more Smarter

10 Tips to make your Smartphone more Smatter
10 Tips to make your Smartphone more Smarter

We all have Smartphone in our hand, but don’t have any idea how smart device is? Many of us are unaware about many such features which can be handy at different situation.

Today in this article I am going to talk about the ten handy little tips that you can use to get more out of your Smartphone, and maybe raise an eyebrow or two along the way.

Put your Contact Details on the lock screen (iOS, Android & Windows)

The feature is handy in the case you lost your phone and someone else finds it. In that situation this information will help him to contact you. Put your details on the lock screen you have to go to Settings on Android, else on iOS and on Windows Phone you'll have to edit the wallpaper.

Turn Wi-Fi or Bluetooth off with your voice (iOS, Android & Windows)

As we all know the future is virtual assistance and Siri, Google Now and Cortana are playing a huge role in that. With the improved functionality Siri, Google Now and Cortana let you turn off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth with your voice. Just launch your app of choice and say "turn off Wi-Fi" or “Bluetooth” to achieve the desired result.

Install third-party keyboard (iOS & Android)

Both Android and iOS now support the use of third-party keyboards, which can do everything from add extra emojis to apply some neural network processing power to your phone's autocorrect feature. To add extra comfort in your typing, you should download the third party keyboards.

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Use your iPhone's LED flash for notifications (iOS)

If you want to get extra alert about the notification that hits your phone then you can have your iPhone's LED light flash whenever a notification comes. To activate this functionality you have to go to Settings, choose General then Accessibility and then toggle LED Flash for Alerts to the on position.

Access Android's hidden safe mode (Android)

Android has a hidden safe mode (like Windows) where third-party apps are disabled, which is useful for troubleshooting. On stock Android, Bring up the Power off menu with the power button then long press on it.

Access Hidden System UI (Android)

Android Marshmallow includes a hidden System UI tuner for playing around with the Quick Settings pane (Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, etc). To enable it, press and hold the cog icon at the top of Quick Settings, then find it in the Settings app.

Turn the keyboard into a trackpad (iOS)

If you're running iOS 9 or above on an iPad, an iPhone 6S or an iPhone 6S, press and hold two fingers on the keyboard to turn it into a makeshift trackpad. Unfortunately the feature doesn't work on older iPhones.

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Close the Music with Auto Timer (iOS)

If you go into the Clock app on your iPhone you can set a countdown timer - easy enough - but you can then choose Stop Playing as the option from the “When Timer Ends” menu to shut off all your music after the allotted period.

Record your Smartphone Screen (Android)

You can record phone screencasts pretty easily: either via the YouTube Gaming app on Android, or by plugging your iOS device into a Mac computer and selecting it as the recording input source in QuickTime.

Control your PC with Mobile

A host of apps, from Spotify to YouTube, have some kind of remote control functionality built in. If you want overall control of your laptop or desktop, take a look at the likes of Unified Remote and Alfred.

These are some of the tips to make your Smartphone more smatter, you must be aware about some of them listed here and some more which are not, do share you tips in comments section below.

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