If you are a heavy smartphone user and keep your phone mostly on vibration, this is a lifesaver trick for you. You can set custom vibration patterns for different callers just like you can set custom ringtones. This will help you know who is calling without looking on-screen even on silent.
If you fall asleep while listening to music on your iPhone, you know it may leave your battery dead till the morning. The best trick to use in this scenario is to stop music automatically with a timer. Most people don’t know this feature exists in the iPhone, but it is straightforward to use an automatic timer for music on the iPhone.
If you want a clean home screen without the shaded dock, you can use this simple hack to do so.
iOS has a restriction about zoom in photos. There is a limit on how far you can zoom in a photograph. But with this simple little trick, you can get unlimited zoom for your photos.
iOS 14 gives its user the ability to customize their home screen with widgets. It is useful to watch relevant content at a glance or want it handy every day. To add or remove a widget from the home screen, long-press a non-populated area on the home screen to enter Wiggle mode, tap the “Plus” icon in the top right corner of the screen. You will be given all the widgets options to choose from. Once you choose a widget, it will be added to the Home screen and you can then move it around to any position that you want.
While the world is going crazy over the personalized customizations offered in iOS 14 to organize the home screen, sometimes you’d want to hide the stuff away from the naked eye. Start off by pressing and holding on the Home Screen to make all the apps jiggle. Tap on the dots that show page numbers. De-select the checkmark under the Home Screen you want to hide. Similarly, you can tap again to add back the home screen you have hidden.
The Back Tap on iOS 14 (iPhone 8 and above) does what it says. The Back Tap accessibility feature allows you to set functions when double or triple tapping the back of the iPhone. You can assign tasks to these and limit the screen swipes you need to perform daily, like double-tapping for taking a screenshot. To assign a double or triple back tap function, go to Settings > Accessibility > Touch > Back Tap and then assign a function for double or triple tap.
Password Autofill settings allow users to add their app and website credentials with passwords. This feature is one of the best security features for forgetful users, and with iOS 14, it takes it up a notch in security measures. Now, the Passwords settings will also show you security recommendations and whether your password has been involved in a security breach. With the security recommendations, you can be safely assured your passwords well protect your web profiles and safeguard it. If passwords are compromised, you will be given an option to “Change Password on Website” in the Passwords section itself.
Users on iPhones have the ability to choose apps that use location services as per their needs such as, never, when using, or always. iOS 14 takes it further, giving the option to disable “Precise Location” from unwanted apps. Precise Location is only needed for essential and emergency apps and not for Tinder and other dating apps. To disable Precise Locations, go to Settings > Privacy > Locations Services, and the list of apps that have access to your location will appear. Tap an app and select when you choose to allow the app to track your location; you will then be given an option to disable Precise Location.
Does Apple spy on you with the Face-ID? Well, now you can at least track apps that use your camera and microphone. When certain apps access your microphone or camera, you will see a green or orange dot badge on the top right side of the status bar which means that an app is accessing your microphone or camera. To find out which app it is, you can swipe down from the top of the screen to open Control Center and you’ll find the app’s name at the top of the screen.