iPhone questions have recently been flooding in from users who are new to smartphones. What features do people seem to love the most?

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Maps

Use your phone’s GPS capability to locate where you are, where you want to go, and then listen to route directions as you travel. Learn more at: https://www.apple.com/ios/maps/ 

Dictation

Use your phone’s speech-to-text feature to have your iPhone type the words you are speaking. Here are some tips: https://www.macworld.com/article/2048196/beyond-siri-dictation-tricks-for-the-iphone-and-ipad.html

Texting

Send brief messages to other cell phones or text services. Here are some starting pointers from apple about the iPhone’s Messages app: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201287

if_tap-screen_1504653HINT: Newer iPhones have fancy features where the force of your touch on the screen matters. If the iPhone is not doing what you intend, then I suggest visiting https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT20505 to learn where the settings are–once there, you’ll see how sensitive your iPhone is to your touch.

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