Header Ads

8 hidden iOS tips which will change the way you use your iPhone and iPad

iOS, Apple
8 hidden iOS tips which will change the way you use your iPhone and iPad
iPhone and iPad are best devices to own in their respective category, but you will agree that the devices are best because of the OS, yes iOS give the power to iPhone and iPad to do the great things and make the life easier for their users.

Today in this article we have brought you 8 hidden iOS tips which will change the way you use you iPhone and iPad.

Find Photo using Faces

The robot uprising has started and it's time to run in fear. If you're brave enough to stand up to the machines, you're going to have to get used to them knowing what you look like. Starting with your iOS 10 equipped iPhone. Apple has added facial recognition AI to group together pictures of people simply by looking through your snaps. By going Photos > Albums > People, you can see the mugs Apple has grouped together and assign names to them.

Now, in Photos, hitting the search button will let you hunt through your snaps not just by date or location, but who's in the shots. What to find images of you and babe at the beach without hours of scrolling, just type it in and marvel/cower as the machines use their brains to bring your desired snaps to the fore.
Send WhatsApp using your voice

Hey, Siri, do something useful. Oh, you can now, brilliant. Having graduated over the summer, Siri is now smarter than ever and plays nice with a number of third-party apps for the first time, including the likes of WhatsApp.

Now, instead of dictating your messages to the digital PA to be sent out as texts, Siri will let you read out your commands to messaging services that are still actually relevant. All you've got to do is make sure your version of WhatsApp is up to date then bust out the correct vocal commands: "Hey, Siri. Send a WhatsApp to Alice..."

Use GIF to be more expressive in Messages

Who doesn't love a good GIF? Well thanks to iOS 10, it's now easier than ever to fill your messages with laughter-inducing moving images, and all without the need to spend 45 minutes scouring the web for the perfect witty response.

When you're in the Messages app, tapping the new App Store icon will bring a pop-up of additional input options. Tapping 'Images' here will let you scour a comprehensive catalog of stills and GIFs. Helping you find the perfect GIF without the legwork, there's even a search box where you can drop keywords. Let the endless GIF back-and-forth commence.

Must Read: Five great Features coming to iPhone and iPad with iOS 10.3 

See Only unread Mails

We've all been there, dodging email replies with the promise to do it later, only for that message to be lost in the mass of incoming email, argh. You don't need to hide your phone and pretend you don't have 6,624 unread emails to navigate your way through, though, with iOS 10 there's an easier option.

Now, when you open the Mail app, clicking the new icon in the bottom left corner - the one with three lines in a circle - will show only your unread email, filtering out the ones you've actually opened to give you're a ready-made to-do list. Want to remain oblivious to the mound of unread emails? Simply tap the icon again and watch them once again disappear into the mix. Ah, bliss.

Clear all notifications with single press

Select. Swipe. Delete. Repeat. That used to be the laborious process required to clear the 43 notifications that came through to your phone on a nightly basis if you wanted to abate your OCD needs for a clean, clutter-free device. But no more.

Now, a firm 3D press can help rid all your outstanding notifications in one fell swoop. Huzzah. When you pull down your Notifications window, 3D pressing the "X" in the top right corner will now give you a "Clear All Notifications" option. Tapping this will do what you expect and save you from repetitive strain injuries. You'll need an iPhone 6S for it to work, though.

Share Notes for collaborative add-ons

With iOS 10, Apple's speeding up clunky old processes. Siri is making it easier to send messages, 3D Touch is making it quicker to find certain app features, and Notes now let you play nice with other to bash out work projects on the fly.

Must Read: Two Amazing features coming to iPhone and iPad with iOS 10.3

One you've started a Note, hitting the new share icon (it looks like a head with a plus symbol) lets you invite people in to work on the doc simultaneously. You can send the invite via all the usual channels and then kick back as your colleagues do all the work for you.

Enjoy Split Screen Browsing on iPad

All these iOS 10 updates aren't just about giving your iPhone a new lease of life, know. There's a number of iPad-exclusive improvements to give your slate a second wind too. Chief amongst these is the new split-screen Safari skill, letting you make the most of your slate's on-screen real estate and view two web pages side-by-side.

Perfect for comparing items on your latest online shopping spree or simply multi-tasking your online browsing habits, you can set two browser windows up side-by-side simply by long pressing on a browser tab and drag it into the corner of your iPhone. Want to go back to full-screen browsing? Just tap that little "x" and watch things return to normal.

Must Read: Apple has downgraded iPhone 8 before the launch

See your heartbeat in text

Whether as a cry for medical help or a cutesy "This is how much I love you" sign of affection, you can now send your heartbeat using Messages. OK, so it's not your actual heartbeat, but the base will get the idea from the pulsing Digital Touch graphic. To send, in Messages, tap the heart symbol and hold two fingers on the screen.

Not taken with the gimmicky nature of sending your beating heart? Don't worry, Digital Touch also lets you send your own drawings – cue endless penis sketches that will emerge in intimate real-time drawing detail on the recipient's own iOS equipped device.

No comments

Powered by Blogger.