#1 It charges much faster when in airplane mode.
#2 Simply shake your phone if you make a mistake and want to undo it.
#3 Double-tap the spacebar when you are ready to end a sentence and start a new one.
#4 Say “what flights are overhead” to find out which airplanes are flying above you.
#5 Take a screenshot by holding the home button and the on/off button at the same time. The pic will automatically show up in your pictures folder.
#6 Whenever Siri mispronounces a word, just say, “That’s not how you pronounce ___.” She’ll respond with alternatives you can choose from.
#7 You can set a timer to stop playing music or your audiobook. Launch the clock app and choose Timer – for the “when timer ends” select “stop playing.”
#8 Move your finger up and down on the screen to control the scrub rate.
#9 When the camera app is open, use the up/down volume buttons to take pictures.
#10 Holding the photo capture button down will enable burst mode, where your phone takes a series of rapid shots.
#11 Use your phone as a level by swiping left while in the compass app.
#12 Select the “speak” option to have your texts read out loud.
Settings → General →Accessibility →Speak
#13 Create a passcode made with letters rather than numbers.
Settings → General → Passcode Lock → Simple Passcode “off”
#14 Easily add web suffixes by holding the ‘.’ button down – a menu will appear with a list of suffixes to choose from.
#15 View more details in the calendar by turning your phone long-ways.
#16 Easily access saved email drafts by holding down the “compose” button.
#17 View text timestamps by sliding the messages to the left.
#18 You can lock autofocus and the exposure as you take photos.
Hold your finger on the screen until a yellow square appears and blinks twice. You will also notice “AE/AF Lock” at the bottom of the screen. This should stay until you are done taking your picture.
#19 Create your own shortcuts!
Settings → General → Keyboard → Shortcuts → Add New Shortcut
#20 Set your phone to emit light instead of noise or vibrating.
Settings → General → Accessibility → LED Flash for Alerts
#21 Customize your vibrations – this is great if you want to differentiate a contact calling or texting you, etc.
Settings → Sounds → Ringtone → Vibration → Create new vibration