10 iPhone Hacks Every User Should Know


You probably have the feeling you’re not using your handset to its full potential, so that’s where these 10 iPhone hacks every user should know come in. There are so many hidden features on iPhones and ways to save time that you’ll be reaching for yours as soon as our video’s ended. From boosting your charging to fill the battery faster to keyboard shortcuts, you’ll want to make a note of all of these iPhone tips and tricks.

One of the most important aspects of using an iPhone is to do everything as quickly as possible. Whether that’s typing out a web address as fast as you can or not having to type out your favorite phrases in full every time, there’s an iPhone hack to help you do it faster. If you’ve ever found it annoying to have to go through a few processes to switch between letters and numbers on your keyboard, you’re going to love the faster way to toggle between the two. And if you frequently have to type out your mailing address, phone number or email address, prepare for that time-consuming task to become so much easier.

We all make mistakes, but not all of us know how to undo those errors with the flick of a wrist. Literally. And Siri can make mistakes too, particularly with her pronunciation. Thankfully you can help correct her and never have to listen to Siri say something wrong ever again. You might think it’s a bit of an error to fall asleep listening to your music, only to wake up hours later with the sounds still blaring out of your earphones. Correct that with this hack that lets you set your music to switch off after a certain amount of time.

There are certain features that come with an iPhone that very rarely get used. Compass, we’re looking at you. But there’s a hidden function that is actually much more commonly required. Any DIY enthusiast will be thrilled to discover this secret iPhone feature. For keen photographers, we’ve also got tried and tested tips on how to get the crispest pictures thanks to maintaining focus. And for anyone who’s ever wanted to capture what’s on the screen but didn’t know how, we’ve got the lowdown on how to take a screenshot.