Millions of people got new iPhones for Christmas, and now it's time to set-up the device in a right manner. So you've had your newly purchased iPhone for a few days now, and you think you've figured out everything there is to know about it?
Wait a second, there are certain things that you still need to figure out to get the iPhone up and running for better performance. If you want to get the maximum out of the iPhone, you are reading an appropriate post.
These are the 10 simple things you might not have known you can do with your iPhone. Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates!
Create an Apple account
First up, you need to create an Apple account to use so many features on the iPhone. In case you need to download apps, and we assume you will, then it's mandatory to create your Apple ID. Simply go to Settings > iTunes & App Store > Apple ID > View Apple ID > Payment Information.
Set Up Your TouchID
If you've got an iPhone 5S or the iPhone 6, the second step is creating the ToucID. Follow the instructions, which you need to repeatedly touching the home button's fingerprint sensor so get the process right.
Setup an Email Account
Whether you want to access your Google or Yahoo mail, setting up an email account on your phone is a necessity. Simply select your email provider down the list, and enter your address and password.
Use iCloud Drive
Apple's iCloud Drive is a lot like Google Drive or Dropbox, though there are a couple of differences. Basically, it's a subscription service that helps you manage documents and other types of files across iOS devices. It even works with compatible iOS and OS X apps. Notably, you can access, import, and edit those files directly from within compatible apps. Of course, user will get 5 GB of storage for free by default
Configure Your Social Networking
It's so easy to setup share and turn off/on notifications of your Facebook, Twitter and other social networking accounts. The setup is rather self-explanatory.
Opening Control Center
You can now able to quickly access Airplane Mode, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Do Not Disturb Mode and Lock Rotation, Portrait Orientation, Brightness, Music, AirDrop, Fashlight, Timer and Camera. Swiping up from the very bottom part of your screen will bring up the control center.
Swipe down from the top of your screen to access the notification center, which will notify the last few texts, missed calls and emails.
Moving and Deleting Apps
Just hold down the icon of an app for a few seconds, all of your Apps will start to shake and can be moved by dragging them across your screen. If you need to delete any of those apps , just click on the X in the upper left part of the icon.
This is a small yet very useful feature. To take a screenshot with your iPhone, make sure the data/content you want to snap a shot of is onscreen, and then press and hold the power and home buttons at the same time.
Find a Phrase or Word On a Webpage
Lastly, if you're looking for a particular word or phrase on a web page, now you can find it by typing the word or phrase in the search bar at the top of the screen.
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