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Cool things you can do with iPhone

  sonic0002      2013-10-05 07:28:07      6,223    0

Nowadays smart phones have plenty of cool features you can get to know without reading the manuals. But do you know there are some useful but less well known features which can ease our life? In this post, we will share with you some cool features on iPhone. If you have an iPhone with, go and get a try.

1. Use Google Map as free GPS

While traveling abroad, you can use Google Maps as a free GPS without an international data plan by making use of it's hidden offline maps feature.

You can use this feature by simply zooming to a map area you want offline in the maps app and typing "ok maps" into the search box, and then this data will be available even when you don't have data connectivity.

You'll know you get it right if you see this dialog:

2. Advanced selection

1. Tap twice on word to select whole word.
2. Tap 4 times on paragraph to select whole paragraph.
3. Put one figer in the begining of desired selection and the other in the end and hold for a while. Text between fingers is selected.
4. Tap twice in the beginning of desired selection and immediately start dragging pin to extend it. (don't detach finger after second tap)

3. Type number

Keyboard: when you need to type a number (or shift key as well) it can be inconvenient to switch to numbers, type one number then switch back to letters.

If you press, and hold the number key then slide to the number and lift your finger off it will type the number and automatically switch back to previous keyboard.

4. Speedy charging

Well. It's probably not the coolest feature but it's really really helpful when you're busy. Set your iPhone to airplane mode before you charge it. The battery will recharge as twice as fast. It'll just take a shower and a coffee to be fully loaded!

5. Back to top

Press the time ticker at the top of the iPhone in order to move up to the top of you screen. It's a very useful features, not many know that their iPhones are capable to do it.

Do you find any other rare known cool feature of iPhone? You can share with us by putting your comment below.



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