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5 really hidden tips for iPhone and iPad running iOS 10

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5 really hidden tips for iPhone and iPad running iOS 10
All most all the supported iOS devices are running iOS 10 and there are some hidden features which are hidden from the normal usage but can help you to increase your experience with your iPad or iPhone.





The best new iOS 10 features involve shortcuts to make your daily phone and tablet faster and easier, and there was a flurry of new time-savers announced at WWDC 2016.

Today in this article we are going to talk about the 4 hidden tips for iPad and iPhone users, using iOS 10 on their device.

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Universal Clipboard

If you're a long-time Apple user, you probably have more than one Apple device. In fact, there are plenty of people out there with a Mac, iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch. Apple has done amazing things in making sure these devices play well together, but this year it took things a step further -- letting you copy and paste content across devices.

This could actually prove a lot more useful than it sounds. No longer will you be stuck with content on one device -- simply copy photos or text on one device, then paste it on another, all without any special commands or hard-to-learn features. It works just like copy/paste did before, except now it works across multiple devices.




QuickType understands context

Apple's QuickType keyboard is getting significantly smarter in the new version of iOS -- it now understands context. What that means is that, for example, if a friend asks where you are, the keyboard will realize that and suggest you send location data, which you'll be able to do at the tap of a button.

Of course, this goes beyond location data -- Siri is basically becoming a part of your keyboard. In fact, the keyboard will learn new works as time goes on, so if you type "bae" enough, it will realize not to change that to "bar." It will also know when you might want to schedule something in your calendar -- in case, for example, you just planned a meeting with a friend in iMessage. All in all, your keyboard is going to become a whole lot more helpful.

Must Read: 10 iOS 10 Features which Apple didn’t talk on the launch

Access the camera by swiping left

A small new feature, but one you'll use every day nonetheless. Until now, to access the camera you've had to slide from the bottom corner up. It was tiny and often out-of-reach. But now you'll be able to swipe from anywhere on the screen right to the left, which will automatically pull up the camera. It's a much bigger gesture target.





Like I said, this is a small change, but it could prove very useful. Why do people open the camera app in the first place? To capture a moment, and if opening the camera takes too long, that moment could be missed. That, or you just have to take that selfie as soon as possible. Apple understands how important quick access to the camera is -- that's why it included camera access from the lock screen in the first place. This update should make taking a snapshot that much easier.

Rich notifications that use 3D Touch

Notifications are a great way to get a quick glance at something that has happened, whether that be getting a text, getting an email, or a reminder for an event. Rich notifications take that idea -- quick access to information -- and let you interact with that notification using 3D Touch.

When you get a notification, you'll be able to use 3D Touch to pull up a bunch of options for interacting with the notification -- if it's a text message you might be able to reply from the lock screen. If it's missed call you might be able to call that person back right away. And so on. You'll even be able to see a live animated progress bar for where your Uber driver is. All this should help you stay in your day-to-day without needing to spend more time on your phone than necessary.





Siri can finally speak to third party apps

This is perhaps one of the biggest changes for iOS 10 and one that will only come to fruition as developers get on board. No longer is Siri limited to stock Apple apps or iOS. Developers will now be able to enable Siri in their apps, meaning that you'll be able to ask Siri for information or to perform a certain task in a third-party app.

An example that Apple's Craig Federighi gave on stage was that you'll now be able to ask Siri to "send a WeChat message to Nancy." There will be Siri support in a range of third-party apps, including Slack, Uber, Shutterfly, RunKeeper, and more.


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