Have Apple iPhone 13, iPhone 12? Then you must use these 5 secret features
Whether you are using iPhone 13, iPhone 12, or any other previous model with as recent an iOS version as possible, one thing is for sure, Apple iPhones are loaded with so many features that no one can imagine! One way of finding them out is by reading all the literature that Apple provides with the phones, but that very few do. The other way is to read on and find out. There are a bunch of iPhone features that can make your day to day life simple. To help you know more about your phone and its hidden features and apps, we have listed the top 5 secret features of Apple iPhone that will make your digital life easy.
1. LIVE text feature
Is your iPhone updated to the latest iOS 15? Because we are going to introduce an interesting feature that will let you copy and translate text from photos on your iPhone. The Live Text tool is there to let you copy the text in photos, translate languages, make a call, and more. Live Text recognizes information within your photos and online images. All you need to do is to point your camera at a photo or image with text, then tap the Live Text button. While, to copy text in an image, open a photo or select an online image, touch and hold a word and move the grab points to adjust the selection, and then tap copy.
2. Back Tap
The Apple logo on an iPhone is not just the branding of the company but actually a secret feature, known as 'Back Tap'. As the name suggests, you just need to tap the Apple icon on your iPhone and the feature will do almost everything that is there for you. It comes with customisable options. All you need to do is double-tap or triple tap on the Apple logo and see the magic. Just go to the Settings > Accessibility option > Touch > Back Tap and then select the shortcuts.
3. Notes App
Do you use the iPhone Notes app? Well, if not, then know this is one of the great tools of the iPhone to keep your documents handy and safe in one place. The Notes app allows users to scan documents and make the necessary changes if required including rotate, crop, or apply filters according to the document type. This also allows you to share or store the file in your phone's memory or even online.
4. Animated effects with iMessage
Do you know your iMessage app on Apple iPhone can be more expressive? From Memoji sticker effects, bubble effects, full-screen animations, camera effects, to a lot more. So, before sending any message, you just need to tap and hold onto the send key and select the effect that you would like to have along with your message.
5. Detect and block spam calls with just a Tap
iPhone users can use Silence Unknown Callers feature to block spam calls on their smartphone. This is an in-built feature, which blocks phone numbers that you've never been in contact with and don't have saved in your contacts list. Though, if you’ve previously texted with someone using their phone number or if a person has shared their phone number with you in an email, a phone call from that number will go through. To turn on this feature, go to the Settings, Phone, and then scroll down to the Silence Unknown Callers. This will silence the unknown numbers, while details will be sent to your voicemail, and appear in your recent calls list.