5 Cool iPhone Features You Need To Know About

If you have recently purchased an iPhone, then you must be elated! This is, after all, a dream come true for you. People treasure iPhones; from flaunting at a party to being ‘The’ talk of a get-together, iPhones are undoubtedly cherished by their owners.

And yes, they are extremely useful for entertainment purposes and office work as well. If you have recently bought one, here are some cool features that you should know about.

The iPhones has so many other uses apart from letting you click the most amazing mirror selfies! Whether you have iPhone 12 Pro Max or an iPhone X, there are so many cool features to know about and try. Being at home because of the pandemic is also a great time to make the most of your phone.

Cool iPhone Features

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And here are the cool features of the iPhone

1. Tap the back for a screenshot

If you are new to the iOS world, you must be awestruck by Apple’s amazing features and abilities. One of the latest features is the ability to tap the back of the iPhone to enable a few functions, such as taking a screenshot.

For doing the same, all you need to do is go to ‘Settings‘, click on ‘Accessibility‘, now select ‘Touch‘. You can now scroll down to the ‘Back Tap‘. Thereafter, You can choose either ‘Double Tap’ or ‘Triple Tap’ and then click on “Screenshot”.
You will get a screenshot when you tap as per the selection.

2. Screen Mirroring

iPhones are personal devices. The screen mirroring ability supports app features and helps in streamlining video clips at parties, work meetings, etc. It showcases whatever is happening on your phone on a bigger screen, such as a TV. You can even mirror the screen of a MacBook in the same way! How cool is this feature? Click here to know where is screen mirroring on iPhone.

3. Change your email apps, default browser

One of the latest features in IOS is that you can use other applications as default, like an internet browser or
email application. For instance, X wants to set Chrome as his default browser. In that case, X is required to download ‘Chrome’ from the App store. They can then open the ‘Settings’ and find ‘Chrome’ on the same. The next step is to click on it and choose ‘Default Browser App’. He should choose ‘Chrome’ from the list, and it will be set as the default browser.

If you want, you can repeat the process with email apps like Spark or Gmail. Just go to ‘Settings’, find a third-party email application, select it and make it your default mail app by choosing the option on the next screen. Then you will be given a choice to tap on Mail, Spark, Gmail, or any other email application.

4. Stop new apps on your home screen

You can stop new applications from showing on your home screen. iOS 14 even offers an app library, which is a pretty amazing feature. You can store the apps you don’t use much in the library. For using this, you can click on ‘Settings’, then go to ‘Home Screen’ and then choose ‘App Library Only’ under the head ‘Newly Downloaded Apps’. This way, you can store them away from your Home screen.

5. Add widgets to your iPhone’s home screen

This is yet another cool feature that we should mention in the list. Things have changed a lot thanks to iOS 14. It allows you to add widgets to the home screen. All you need to do is long-press on an application icon on the home screen. After that, you can choose ‘Edit Home Screen’. If you want a faster way, you can just long-press a blank area on your phone’s home screen.

After that, you can tap the ‘+’ sign located in the top left corner. After that, find the widget that you wish to add. If you want to see the apps that support them, you should scroll down to the bottom. After that, you can select the app from the list.

You can even choose the size of the widget and then select the “add widget” option.
These are some of the features we wanted to let you know! The iPhone has several other features, about which we would be talking in our future blogs. So, stay tuned!

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Samuel Adeniyi

Samuel is a Tech Enthusiast who loves to explore everything that concerns Tech. Most of his explorations and guides, he shares via this platform. He studied Computer Science and prefers being simply called Sammy! 😉

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