are so many iPhone tips and tricks
that can make your
and iPhone 4 experience easier and more fun. None of the
tips in this page require modifying or jailbreaking your
iPhone and therefore, all the tips could be applied to the off the shelf
iPhone and iPhone 4.
You might know some of those tips and tricks, but I am
pretty sure you will learn about one or more new ones. Also visit the iPhone questions page for solutions and answers to many iPhone problems and iPhone troubleshooting. If you have a jailbroken iPhone, visit the iPhone System tricks page to find out what you can do when you have full access to the iPhone file system.
of the problems with the iPhone icons is that they move around some
times, and when you have many iPhone applications, it becomes difficult to arrange
those icons and keep them in place.
updated iTunes to solve this problem by adding iPhone
icons arranger right in the iTunes application so that when you sync, all your
iPhone icons locations are also stored on your computer.
There are many iPhone tips and tricks to that allow you to add more icons and arrange iPhone icons right on your iPhone if you jailbreak your iPhone. Visit the iPhone icons hacks to learn how to have lots of iPhone icons on your home screen.
2- Take a Screen Shot:
One of the most useful iPhone tips and
trick is the ability to take a screen shot of your
Press the home button and
the power button together and the screen will blink and a camera sound will be heard indicating
that you just captured a screen shot of your screen.
of the iPhone tips and tricks that took me sometime to find is the undo
action. I was always looking for this button when I type in iPhone Notes or any iPhone application that uses texts such as an SMS text message.
Just shake the
once after you type any
text in any text field, a menu will pop up giving you the
option to either undo or cancel.
Tap the "Undo Typing" button, and your last typing will be undone.
There are over 30 languages
supported on the iPhone and iPhone 4 with iOS 4.
5- Disable the Phone:
of my problems when outside the US is that my iPhone still answers
phone calls. This means that I get roaming charges even if I don't
answer the phone, and even if the call goes to voice mail.
is to remove the iPhone SIM Card. This way, you can still use
all the iPhone and iPhone 4 features including wifi while only disabling the
network. Your phone will be out of service, and no voice mail will be
way to control your music while you are in any iPhone application is
to double click the home button, and an
control menu will appear. Just make sure that iPod controls is "on" in settings, general, home in iOS 3. This feature was disabled in iOS 4 but can still be activated with some iPhone Music control tricks.
you stop the iPod you won't have access to this menu anymore. The music must be playing in order for this menu to appear.
One of the
iPhone tips and tricks I found accidentally is that you can control
your iPhone music remotely using some iPhone accessories connected to your iPhone or iPhone 4.
Liquid AUX from Kensington
has a wireless remote that
allows you to skip, play, or pause your iPod. Those functions
will work to control your iPhone music even if it is in the background and even if you are
running another app.
are some tips to save on the
iPhone battery, many are just common
Turn down screen brightness.
Disable push mail.
off WiFi if not needed.
Enable auto-lock for the screen so it turns off after a minute or two
off Bluetooth if not needed.
Disable 3G network if no need for data.
Disable GPS by disabling location services if no need.
8- Change Domain Suffix:
iPhone Safari url address area, you can tap and hold on the .com button and
get access to many other domain suffixes like .net, .edu, and many
This tap and hold on the keys works also for other key buttons,
just try different keys depending on your
keyboard and iPhone language you are using.
9- Open a Link in a New Page iPhone Safari:
If you tap and hold on a link inside iPhone Safari, you get a menu with three
options, Open, Open in a new page, or copy. Visit the iPhone Safari hacks for more.
10-Dismiss Word Correction:
you are typing with the
iPhone keyboard, a little word correction might
If you press the space bar or anywhere on the screen, you are
accepting the suggested word, but if you don't want to accept it, just click the x
11- iPhone Tips and Tricks- the Home Button:
One click on
the home button takes you to first home screen while another click
takes you to spotlight. Double click the home button by default on iOS 4 opens
the iPhone 4 task switcher which is a one of the iPhone 4 features.
Sliding this bottom row of icons to the right shows the iPod controls and a rotation lock button that prevents the iPhone 4 screen from rotation.
Use the home button to reboot. If the iPhone or iPhone 4 is not
responding at all. Press the power button and the home button together
for 10 seconds, the iPhone will reboot. Visit the iPhone troubleshooting page to learn how to solve many iPhone problems.
12- Quickly Add a Period:
You can add a period while typing quickly by double tapping the space
bar on the iPhone virtual keyboard instead of switching to numbers and then adding a period there.
13- Reset iPhone Network Connection:
This is one of the good iPhone tips and tricks that I discovered from experience.
The Airplane Mode button could solve many iPhone network connection issues.
You will see this happen sometimes when you try to open a website, and the iPhone just keeps looking for a connection.
Although this problem is not common, the solution is very simple.
Go to Settings, and tap the Airplane mode once to turn it on, and then once more to turn it off. This will reset the iPhone network and start it fresh again solving any connection problem.
For example, if you tap and hold on a phone number in iPhone Notes, you will get the option to call that phone number, send text message to that phone number, create a new contact for that phone number, or add the phone number to an existing contact.
You can apply the same trick when you tap and hold on an email address, a website url, or a mailing address using a GPS iPhone application all within iPhone notes.
Setting up your iPhone bluetooth to communicate and pair with other
is straight forward. However, if you run into a problem, you can use some of the iPhone tips and tricks in the iPhone bluetooth page to help you pairing your bluetooth device.
With an iPhone restore you can solve most iPhone problems. If you have an iPhone issue, and you tried several simple iPhone troubleshooting to solve the problem but with no success. Then create an iPhone backup and then restore your iPhone. This is one of the simplest iPhone tips and tricks you can apply.