Popular iPhone Features

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



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/ 


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


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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