Very useful iPhone Tips and Tricks That You May Not Know About

Very useful iPhone Tips and Tricks That You May Not Know About

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Here in this article we will come across with the most important iPhone tips and tricks that you may not know about it earlier.

1. Fix iPhone speaker

If your iPhone has fallen down in water and voice is not clear or you think there may be water droplets inside your iPhone speaker than go to the website fixmyspeakers and click or tap the button to activate the blower.

When water gets into your phone’s speaker enclosure the sound becomes muffled. Leaving any liquid in your phone can cause serious damage to your mobile.

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 It plays a specific tone that generates sound waves which causes the water to be ejected.

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2. iPhone invisible button

There is an invisible button on back of iPhone, You just need to activate it. Its quite useful feature.

Go to Settings -> Accessibility -> Touch -> Back Tap. You can get double tap and triple tap.

You can take screenshot using double tap or even lock your screen by it.

3. Block Data Usage On Specific Applications

Most of the time it will happen when someone is using the YouTube you might run out of data pretty very quickly.


There a way you can block certain applications from using your Internet data by going to Settings -> Cellular and disabling cellular data usage for specific applications under the Use Cellular Data For : portion.

4. Clearing the Applications memory – Increasing phone performance

If you see sometimes your iPhone is slowing down, You may have this quick fix and get your iPhone back to normal performance.

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Hold down the Sleep button until the Slide to Power Off slider appears, Than you need to hold down the Home button until your iPhone goes back to the home screen again.

After your phone is returned to home screen that your applications have been cleared out the memory. This will make your device faster.

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5. Deleting the last number in calculator app

Sometime with your mistake if you have typed wrong a digit in calculator and you want to delete the particular digit, Most of them will press “C” button and will type again the whole number.

But if you really want to delete the particular digit than you just need to swipe right or swipe left on the black area at the top of the app where the number appears.

6. Enabling the “Speak selection” feature


This feature has the ability to have Siri read highlighted text out loud.

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You can enable this feature by going to the Settings app -> General -> accessibility -> Speech -> Toggle on speech selection.

After you enable this feature a new option will appear when you highlighted the text to have that content read out loud.

It can be helpful also to the text that you have highlighted on a website.

7. Charging your phone quickly

In case if you need to charge your phone very quickly than you need to put your phone on Airplane mode, Your device can still be connected to WIFI.

Your phone can charge very quickly in this mode.

8. LED to flash for alerts

If you want something more along with the sound and vibration for the incoming calls or messages than you can activate the LED flashing for any notifications in your mobiles.

You can set this by going to Settings -> General -> Accessibility. Under the “Hearing” section, there is an option called LED Flash for Alerts. When you open this section, there are two toggles : one to turn on the feature and one to use LED Flash for Alerts when the ringer switch is set to silent. You can choose anything you want.

9. Message previews turned Off

If you are keeping your phone somewhere unsupervised or unattended by you on regular basis than you need to try this option.

This feature will prevent anyone from reading messages appear in your phone unless they unlock your device.

You can have this feature by going to the Settings app -> Notifications -> Messages -> Set “Show Previews” to Off under “Messages Options.”

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10. Using an Alphanumeric passcode

When you usually set the passcode, Apple asks you to setup 6 digit passcode by default.

But there is a way where you can make your phone more secured by using the alphanumeric characters for your phone passcode.

You can set up alphanumeric passcode by going to the Settings app -> Touch ID & Passcode -> Change Passcode -> Passcode Options link -> Custom Alphanumeric Code.

11. Ask Siri to play a LIVE Radio station

You can ask Siri to play your favorite radio station.


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Activate Siri by holding the power button or by “Hey Siri” voice command.

Say, “Siri, Play radio station (Radio station name)”

12. Measure objects by using your phone

If you want to measure something and not able to find tape to do so.

Then you can use your mobile to do the same job for you.

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iPhone has built-in measuring tool to measure the rooms or objects, or if you need to measure the distance between two things in just a pinch.

Open the Measure App, Move your iPhone around so the device can analyze the area than hold your iPhone so the camera is pointing at the object you want to measure. Move your iPhone around until you see a white circle with a dot in the middle of it. Line the white dot with the edge of the item you want to measure. Press the white button with the + sign. Drag to opposite edge of item and press the white button with the + sign.

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The app will display the estimated measurement you are looking for.

13. Teach Siri to call you out by a certain name

You can even have more fun with Siri by teaching her to call you by certain name.

Just activate Siri and tell her to “Call me ___ from now on”

14. Silence all Unknown callers

If you are getting too many spam or robocalls on your phone than you can control it by using the below feature in your phone.

Go to Settings -> Phone -> Silence Unknown callers

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Secret codes you should know – iPhone

  • To Check SMS Center

Sometimes if you feel you are getting delayed in sending SMS to your friends or someone and messages are reaching very late then this code is very helpful to check the SMS Center.

As SMS Center or its a server where your message will go at first then it sends to the recipients.

You can just enter the code in the iPhone’s dialer and press “call”.

*#5005*7672#


  • Call waiting

This secret code is very useful to get the status of the call waiting and also enable or disable that feature.

*#43# (Check Status)

*43# (Enable call waiting)

#43# (Disable call waiting)


  • Call Barring

This secret code is very useful to get the status of the call barring and also enable or disable that feature.

The “pin” here is the SIM Pin, which is the lock on your SIM card. You can enable it in iPhone Settings->Phone->SIM PIN.

*#33# (Check Status)

*33*pin# (Enable call barring)

#33*pin# (Disable call barring)


  • Call Forwarding

This secret code is very useful to get the status of the call forwarding and also enable or disable that feature.

If you don’t want to get disturbed by a phone call and divert it to someone.

*#21# (Check Status)

*21# (Enable or disable call forwarding)

*21mobilenumber# (Divert calls to this number)


  • Calling Line presentation

This secret code is very useful if the recipient of your mobile call is not able to view your mobile number.

You can check if call line presentation is enable or disabled in your mobile.

*#30# (Check Status)


  • IMEI number

This secret code is very useful to know the IMEI of the phone as all mobiles come with unique identification number and you can use this below USSD code to check in almost all the mobile phones.

You can check if call line presentation is enable or disabled in your mobile.

*#06#


  • Check the missed calls

This secret code is very useful to check the number of missed calls in your mobiles.

*#61#


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