iOS made its debut in 2007 with a simplistic design language, even though there were a lot of mobile OS already present. As the phenomenon grew to date, users have been quite fond of the iOS functionality. However, to an everyday user some tips and tricks still makes an impression. As each year goes by, enumerable functions are added to the operating system which makes it more capable and useful to do every day stuff.
Moving forward, this post does not focus on singularities in terms for the provision of tricks. Thus, we aim to provide tricks which will be useful in your everyday life that ranges from saving your battery life to accessing a secret function in your iPhone or iPad. So lets get on to it.
Enhance Your Experience Over iOS On iPhone And iPad
iOS is advancing forward very fast and lord knows what might Apple have further plans for it. However, whats in our hand should be sorted with perfection, which leads us to our range of tricks for an enhanced experience over the platform.
Improve Battery Life
On a busy day, the least you can expect from your device is to run out of power. That a menace! However, if you own an iOS device, you can squeeze out a juice to take you off the day. This is where iOS's Grayscale feature kicks in. Turn it on and you will see a dramatic increase in battery life on your iPhone or iPad. You can do this by going to Settings >> Accessibility >> Grayscale. Turn it on and you will see the colors fade away. Since yet, iOS does not have a dedicated way to reduce power usage, this might come in handy sometime.
Make A Call From iOS's Interactive Notifications
If you're the kind of person who forgets a lot and have reminders set to call a certain person than this feature might make your day. Since many of us set reminders to call the associated person for an in-time matter to discuss, did you know that Apple's Reminder app enables you to make a call on the second you are reminded? The trick is extremely simple and not many people know about it. As soon as you get a reminder on your iPhone, swipe the interactive notification to reveal two options, 'Snooze' or 'Call'. You can call the person right away from the Phone app which will pop up. This might save you some time.
Three Tap Shortcut
While a lot of bloggers may post separate article for each of the accessibility shortcut, here's one for all. It depends on you what to set on the accessibility shortcut. There are six options available that you can set for accessing when required by pressing the Home Button three times. Open Settings >> General >> Accessibility >> Accessibility Shortcut and select the one you need. The options include:
- Assisstive Touch
- Invert Colors
- Switch Control
So select any option according to your need or desire and press the Home Button three times anywhere and access the shortcut you selected. While each feature has a different role to play, set them according to you priority. You can also select more than one but whenever you would initiate the three press shortcut, a list will appear from where you will select the shortcut.Make the most of your iOS device and give these tricks a swirl. As for now, let us know if you tried these tricks and which one is the most coolest to your ranking.