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20 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

Your iPhone can do so many things that many people don't even know about!
Information from:

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    Make a mistake while typing or editing a picture? No worries! Just give your phone a little shake, like you're erasing an Etch-A-Sketch, and it'll ask you if you'd like to undo the action.
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    Switching to airplane mode turns off battery-draining wireless and cellular access, allowing your phone to recharge up to twice as fast.
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    Just say the magic words “Read my email” and Siri will read all your messages aloud to you. If you like, you can tell her to read only your most recent email (“Read my latest email”) or just those from a specific contact (“Do I have email from Mark?”).
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    Just ask Siri: "What flights are above me?" She will tell all of the planes flying above your current location! Why you would ever need to know this, I have no clue! But it's still pretty awesome!
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    If you like to fall asleep while listening to music, but don't want music playing all night, then this tip is for you! In the timer app, select “When Timer Ends,” then scroll down and select “Stop Playing.” The Timer will automatically turn off your tunes after whatever length of time you set.
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    To control the rate at which you scroll, or scrub, you hold down the "playhead" and slide your finger down without lifting it. This allows you to change the scrubbing speed to half-speed, quarter-speed, eighth-speed ("fine scrubbing"). Once you've selected the speed, move your finger left or right (without lifting it) to scroll.
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    If you hold down the shutter button, your phone will take a series of rapid shots, or bursts, in quick succession. This is especially useful if you're photographing a moving subject. Later you can scan through all the bursts and pick your favorite ones.
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    Drag the text bubble to the left and you'll see a timestamp for every text message.
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    Need to hang a picture? In the Compass app, swipe left and your iPhone becomes a perfect level.
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    First you have to enable Speak Selection. To do that go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Speak Selection and turn it on. A "Speak" button will now appear whenever you select text. Bonus: you can also choose different accents and even control the speed at which selected text is spoken.
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    Whenever you're typing and you need to start a new sentence, just double-tap the spacebar and it will automatically add a period and a space for you.
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    When using the calendar app, turn you phone sideways (into landscape position) and you'll get a more detailed look at your schedule.
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    You can lock in the focus and exposure by pressing and holding your finger on the screen until you see a yellow square blink twice. A yellow icon that says “AE/AF Lock" will appear at the bottom of the screen letting you know that you've locked in the exposure and focus. It'll stay that way until you're done with the shot.
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    When you're typing in a web address, just hold down the "." at the bottom of your keyboard, and a menu will pop up showing a list of web suffixes (.com, .net, .edu, etc.)
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    Next time you're using your Mail app, hold down the Compose icon in the lower right corner of your screen, and it'll quickly jump to a list of your drafts.
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    This will let you change the vibration pattern for alerts and notifications. Go to Sounds > Ringtone > Vibration > Create New Vibration. You can also customize the vibration pattern for individual contacts by following the same procedure from your contact list. This way, you can tell who's calling or messaging you just by feel.
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    Say there's a certain word or phrase (or a password) that you use a lot. You can create a shortcut for it. Go to Settings > General > Keyboard > Add New Shortcut. Enter a word or phrase and the shortcut you'd like to use for it. Every time you type that shortcut, the whole word or phrase will magically appear. You can even create shortcuts for emojis!
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    Instead of having your iPhone ring or vibrate when you get a call or a message, you can have it emit an LED flash. Go to Settings > General > Accessibility, then scroll down and turn on “LED Flash for Alerts."
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    Sometimes it's hard to snap a picture by touching the capture button—if you're wearing gloves, say—in which case, you can take the shoot by pressing either the volume up or the volume down button.
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