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9 hidden features that every iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus owner should know

iPhone 7, iPhone 7 plus
9 hidden features that every iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus owner should know
Apple has recently launched its new flagship phones in the market, i.e iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Both the devices are loaded with new and unique features.

New and unique feature make the phone stand out and make it one of the best phones of 2016. But some of the features are hidden and need tips to access those and today in this article we are going to talk about 9 such tips which every iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus owner should know.

Hidden Control Center panel

You know how you can swipe up from the bottom edge of your iPhone to call up the Control Center? It lets you adjust Wi-Fi and Bluetooth settings, turn on the flashlight and a bunch of other settings and features. But did you know that you can swipe to the left when viewing the Control Center? That lets you access its second panel of playback controls for music or podcasts.

Raise To Wake

This feature, if enabled, will allow the users to simply pick up the iPhone 7 to wake the device and glance at any notification they may have. There is no need to press the home button or slide the screen to do so. To enable this, go to Settings> Display & Brightness then turn on the toggle switch for "Raise to Wake."

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Hiding Notification Contents

You can hide the contents of the notifications you receive to make it more private. Go to Settings> Touch ID & Passcode and you can disable what information you want showing up on the lock screen.

Lock screen limits

Your iPhone can show a lot of information on the lock screen, which is convenient for quickly glancing at reminders, messages and more. Should you want to restrict what information can be accessed from your iPhone without your passcode, go to Settings > Touch ID & Passcode and disable whichever items you don't want showing up on your lock screen.

Rest Finger To Open

The iPhone 7 may be unlocked by using this feature rather than sliding the screen. To enable, go to Settings>General> Accessibility>Home Button then turn on the switch for "Rest Finger to Open."

Adjusting The haptic Feedback

Users may also adjust the haptic feedback when using the "Rest Finger to Open." To do so, just go to Settings> General> Home Button there you can adjust the feedback from slight to heavy.

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Rest or press?

With Slide to Unlock a thing of the past, you now press the home button to unlock your iPhone. If you'd rather just rest your finger on the home button, go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Home Button and toggle on the switch for Rest Finger to Open.

Hidden Control Center Panel

Swipe the screen up from the bottom edge of the screen puts you to the control center panel where users may adjust the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth settings, turn the flashlight among other things. While in this panel, swipe to the left and you will see the second panel of playback controls for podcasts and music.

Sending Messages With Effects

After you have typed your message in the text field, tap and hold the blue up arrow button and you will have the option of having effects to your text.

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