If you are an avid Apple follower, then you must be using iPhone for years. Still, we bet you didn’t know about the following 10 things we are going to reveal today.
1. Get Siri to read your emails aloud for you
You just need to say “Read my emails” and Siri will read all your emails out loud. In addition you can ask Siri to either read your recent emails or emails from specific contacts.
2. Find out which planes are flying overhead
If you ever wondered which planes are scheduled to be flying right above your head then you just need to ask Siri ” Planes overhead” and Siri will come up with the list of flights.
3. Teach Siri how to pronounce words
Are you tired of hearing mispronounced words? Stop cursing and teach Siri the right way to speak a word. You just need to say “That’s not how you pronounce [BLANK]” and you will get alternatives to pick the right pronunciation.
4. Take a photo with the volume buttons
You can snap a photograph by pressing volume up or volume down button on your iPhone. This feature is handy if you are wearing gloves and cannot use the touch interface.
5. Take multiple photo bursts all at once
Just hold down the capture button and iPhone will take a burst of photographs which you can sift through later on to pick the best shot.
6. Reveal time-stamps on text messages
Slide the text bubbles to the left to reveal time-stamps on all your text messages.
7. Use your iPhone as a level
Did you know your compass app has a gyroscope? Just swipe left and there it is with two large circles ready to level anything you want.
8. Make your iPhone speak selected text
First go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Speak Selection and turn it on. Now select any text and you will see a speak button appear. Press it and hear your iPhone speak the selected text.
9. Start a new sentence just by double-tapping the spacebar
Just double tap the space bar and it will automatically end the sentence by adding a period and space.
10. Create custom keyboard shortcuts
Go to Settings > General > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Add New Shortcut. Now every time you type that shortcut, the whole phrase will magically appear.