Apple launched its new iPhone 5 with great Buzz and Promotion. Recently, the new iOS update has been rolled out by Apple officially and it can be seen that Apple learned a lot of things from Android. So, now most of you got your favorite iDevice with latest and greatest features. Do you think that you know all about your iPhone, the things that you can do with your iPhone. Well, here are top 10 amazing tricks and features of iPhone 5 that you probably didn’t know before. These are the latest features of iPhone 5 which comes in iOS 7. Read on to explore what your iPhone can do.
1. The Camera Button
When you have to take a photo of your own, you may find it too hard to fumble around your iPhone’s screen to click Capture button. This happens to most of us and here is a little trick or solution to this. Open the camera App and press the Vol Up button. And Click!! You will have your photo taken without any hustle. Just press the Volume Up button. It is a nice improvement in latest version of iOS.
2. Find Your Phone
Are you afraid of losing your iPhone or being stolen? You don’t have to worry about it. Apple has officially integrated a new feature to iPhone’s latest operating system which will let you find your stolen or lost phone. This feature is really great. As with this, you can set your phone to alarm remotely, can erase all data and can also lock it by using other iDevice. To set up this application, Go to location services and turn on Find My iPhone.
3. Camera With Headphone
Yes! It’s true. Now you can control your iPhone’s camera with the help of headphone button. It is very simple and easy to use. Just open camera app and press the central button in headphones and iPhone will capture the photo. Though, it can also be used to secretly take photos.
4. Hide Official Apps
You can also hide unusual official applications that you cannot uninstall or remove otherwise. There are some official applications which are of no use to us. This trick will hide them from main screen or menu and make you feel more open and clean. To do this, just go to Settings, then Restrictions->Enable->Password and switch toggles to OFF.
5. iMessage Read
This is a nice improvement in iMessage. Now you can know if your sent message had been read by the receiver or not. No more lies! Now you can catch other when they are making excuses that haven’t read your message. To enable this feature, Go to Settings>Message>And Enable Send Read Receipts. This will let you know when others read your message. It is much like the new message feature in Facebook.
6. High-Dynamic Range
You may have heard this term ‘HDR’ so many times. Now we are going to tell what does it exactly means. HDR stands for High Dynamic Range. This is a technology integrated in iPhone 5 which basically helps to take photos clearer and stable even when camera is in the motion. It is really useful for taking high quality pictures with iPhone.
7. Access Without Unlock
You can quick access your iPhone even when it is locked. You can access any application through Siri even when your phone is locked. To test this, lock your iPhone and then Double Tap the Home Button two times. This will run the Siri. Now perform tasks faster via Siri.
8. Location Reminder
This time Apple made iPhone even more personal by giving this location reminder feature in iPhone. With this, you can schedule a location reminder on your iPhone. Yes! It is true. iPhone will detect your location and gives you message about the location that you saved in location reminder earlier. To use this feature, run Location Reminder application from your iPhone and configure it according to your needs.
9. Color Flip
This trick may not be that much useful but it is good enough to have fun with your friends. Your friends will surely freak out by seeing it. To perform this trick, Go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Triple Click Home > Toggle White on Black. Now see what happens when you access Home Screen 3 times.
10. Unlock Password
Some people call it a hack while others say that it is just some malfunction in manufacturing of iPhone 5. Whatever it is, its an interesting hack. The hack is that if you locked your iPhone and then forget the password, you can unlock it simple by placing your iPhone below 16 Degree Centigrade.