iPhone 5 tips and hacks that not many people know about?

 What are some iPhone 5 tips and hacks that not many people know about?, Thought I would share again for more to view (:

  • When taking a photo in the camera app, you can use the volume up button to "click" and shoot.
  • Battery percentage can be enabled in General - Settings - Usage.
  • In calculator, if you entered a digit wrong, you can simply swipe right/left on the calculator display to erase the last number.

  • You can use the inbuilt dictionary to define words! Just select a word, in the menu that pops up, click on the right arrow and select define.

  • You can lock to portrait orientation by double clicking the home button and swiping left -

You can also control music playback here. 

  • If your phone hangs or there is no display but you can call your phone and it seems to ring, you can Hard Reset your iPhon by holding the Home+Power button together for 10 seconds.
  • If your home key is hard, you can have an on screen button. Goto Settings - General - Accessibility - Assistive Touch. This will enable a small circle on the phone screen which gives you access to several small shortcuts as well.
  • You may enable Blackberry style LED notification for messages/calls from Settings - General - Accessibility - LED flash for alerts.

  • To add emoticons just goto Settings - General - Keyboard - Add - Emoji. To use, while typing click on the Globe symbol in the keyboard

  • You can also set acronym shortcuts for the Chat lingo in Settings - General - keyboard

  • If you cellular data is not working, you can goto www.unlockit.co.nz on your iPhone via Safari and install the relevant profile for your current country/carrier. May work.

  • Easiest way to set an alarm is to tell Siri.

  • If you can't take a call, you can set a predefined reply from Settings - Phone - Reply with message

  • Maximize Battery life by disabling all options in Settings - Privacy - Location Services - System services

  • You can stop music playback after a certain time (if you're used to listening to some music before you sleep but have no one to switch off the app.). Goto Clock - Timer - set the duration and select When Timer Ends - Stop playing

  • If you have a Draft saved in your Mail app, you can simple see then by holding the compose option in the Mail app.
  • Take a screenshot of the phone screen by holding the home button then also the power button together.

Hope this helps!

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