30+ Amazing iPhone Tips and Tricks For 2022

30+ Amazing iPhone Tips and Tricks For 2022

Here are the best iPhone tips and tricks for 2022.

1. Your headphone can capture your photos

Yes, if your shaking hands prevent you from taking nice shots, you may utilize the volume up and down keys on your headphones to help you.

Here's how to take an iPhone photo using your Apple EarPods or an earlier pair of headphones.

  1. Connect your Apple earphones to your iPhone. 
  2. Start the Camera app.
  3. Choose a photo subject and keep your hand steady.
  4. To take the snapshot, press the volume up or down button on your earbud wire.

2. Shake and Undo

Why bother using your fingers to remove a written text? To remove your message, shake your iPhone and press the Undo button. Have you changed your mind? Shake again and select Redo typing to restore the original message.

3. Use Headphone Cord to Take picture

Shaky hands not resulting in decent photos? You may take a snapshot by pressing the volume up or down keys on your headphones.

4. Save your data by deleting it

Do you know about the iPhone function that deletes data if an incorrect passcode is entered ten times in a row? Doesn't it sound good? To enable this functionality, simply follow these steps: 

  1. Launch the iPhone Settings app. 
  2. Scroll to the bottom and select Face ID & Passcode. 
  3. Enter your passcode here. 
  4. Turn on Erase Data.

5. Move cursor with space bar

Yes, you read that correctly. While typing, let your thumb rest and move the cursor. Simply long press the space bar on your keyboard to move the pointer wherever you like.

6. Set timer for Music

Do you ever fall asleep before you turn off the music? Here's how you can use your Clock to set a timer to turn off anything you're viewing or listening to on your iPhone or iPad:

  1. Launch the iPhone clock app. 
  2. Tap the Timer tab at the bottom of the screen. 
  3. Select the amount of time 
  4. When the timer expires, press the button. 
  5. Scroll down and press the Stop Playing button. 
  6. Tap Located at the display's upper right corner

7. Calculate on the go!

Swipe right on your iPhone Home Screen and type in the search field without opening the Calculator.

8. Battery draining?

Put your iPhone in Airplane Mode before charging to speed up the charging process.

9. Stop Apps asking for Feedback

On your iPhone, turn off those obnoxious Rating & Review Popups. Navigate to Settings> Select iTunes & App Store> Turn off App Ratings and Reviews.

10. Get rid of annoying advertisements

Allow advertisers to look at your personal information depending on your search history. Navigate to Settings> Privacy> Advertising and enable Limit Ad Tracking.

11. Silence unknown callers

Stop annoying robocalls with this must-install method.

  1. Launch the Settings app on your iPhone. 
  2. Scroll down and tap Phone. 
  3. Toggle Silence Unknown Callers

12. Automatically close browser tabs

Want to shut Safari browser tabs automatically to keep your web browser working more efficiently? Simply follow the instructions below: 

  1. Launch the iPhone Settings app. 
  2. Scroll down and select Safari. 
  3. Close the Tabs 
  4. You may configure it to shut your tabs after one day, one week, or one month, or you can keep it on manual mode.

13. Start a group facetime call

You've certainly FaceTimed your friends and family dozens of times, but have you ever FaceTimed multiple of them at the same time? Here's how it's done:

  1. On your iPhone, launch the FaceTime app. 
  2. Tap the Plus button in the upper right corner of your screen. 
  3. First, enter the name or phone number of the person you wish to call. 
  4. Enter up to 30 more contacts. 
  5. To make a FaceTime call, select Video or Audio.

14. Customize text messages when you ignore a call

We understand that you are busy and may prefer to ignore a phone call from time to time. Instead of abandoning your friends or family members, the very least you can do is send a text message. You don't always have time for that. Fortunately, your iPhone provides three pre-written alternatives ("Sorry, I can't talk right now," "I'm on my way," and "Can I call you later?"), as well as the ability to create your own text. You may have missed the fact that you may alter and override the other three settings. Simply follow the instructions below:

  1. Launch the iPhone Settings app. 
  2. Scroll down and choose "Phone." 
  3. Select "Respond with Text." 
  4. Select the field you wish to change. 
  5. Enter new text

15. Add Multiple faces to Face ID

Do you want to save numerous faces to unlock your iPhone? So, here's how you do it!

  1. Launch the iPhone Settings app. 
  2. Scroll to the bottom and select Face ID & Passcode. 
  3. Enter your passcode here. 
  4. Set Up an Alternative Appearance 
  5. Scan your face and follow the directions on the screen.

16. Measure objects with your iPhone

It seems like whenever you need to measure something, you can never find the tape measure. Fortunately, you can measure rooms and items on your iPhone using the built-in measurement tool. It's not perfect, but it's a valuable tool to have on hand when you need to measure an object or the distance between two things quickly. Simply follow the instructions below:

  1. Start the Measure App and move your iPhone about to let the gadget to survey the area. 
  2. Hold your iPhone in such a way that the camera is pointing at the thing you wish to measure. 
  3. Move your iPhone around until you see a white circle with a dot in the center. 
  4. Line up the white dot with the edge of the thing you wantto measure. 
  5. Select the white Plus sign button. 
  6. Drag to the item's opposite edge 
  7. Select the white Plus sign button. 
  8. The app will display an estimated measurement.


Are you guilty of overusing your iPhone? With Screen Time, you can quickly reduce the amount of time you spend on social networking, online shopping, or skimming news. The following are the steps to enable Screen Time:

  1. Launch the iPhone Settings App. 
  2. Now, tap on Screen Time, then App Limits, and finally Add Limit. 
  3. Tap a Category, then Add a Time. 
  4. To save, press the top left arrow.

18. One-Handed Keyboard

iPhone displays are becoming larger, which makes typing difficult, especially with one hand. Fortunately, you can enable the one-handed keyboard option on your iPhone, allowing you to use one hand to type and the other to accomplish anything else you need to do. Simply follow the instructions below:

  1. Keep your finger on the emoji or globe icon at the bottom left of the keyboard. 
  2. Select either the left- or right-handed keyboard icon. 
  3. To return to normal, tap the arrow in the blank area left by the keyboard shift.

19. Mute text message threads

Getting a lot of brief text messages from a friend? Here's an excellent advice for you. You may disable text-message notifications so that you are not interrupted every time you get a text from a certain individual or group. Simply follow the instructions below:

  1. Launch the Messages app. 
  2. To mute a text chat, swipe left on it. 
  3. Hide Alerts by pressing the Hide Alerts button.

20. Type to Siri

It's a little insane to talk to Siri in public. Fortunately, you can ask Siri questions with your finger rather than your voice. Here's how it's done:

  1. Launch the iPhone Settings app. 
  2. Now, choose Accessibility. 
  3. Scroll down and choose Siri Type to Siri. 

Also, make sure your phone is in quiet mode, otherwise Siri will broadcast your response to everyone.

21. Use the document scanner in the notes app

Want to easily scan a document from the Notes app? Simply follow the instructions below:

  1. Open the Notes app. 
  2. Now, either create a new note or open an existing one. 
  3. Then, in the middle of your iPhone, press on the Plus icon placed above the keyboard. 
  4. Next, choose Scan Documents. 
  5. To photograph your paper, press the shutter button or one of the volume buttons on your iPhone. 
  6. If necessary, adjust the document's corners by touching and dragging them. 
  7. Finally, press the Save button.

22. Edit Screenshots

Did you know you can modify screenshots on your iPhone before saving or sharing them? Simply follow the instructions below:

  1. Capture a screenshot by simultaneously tapping the side and volume up buttons. 
  2. Quickly tap the screenshot thumbnail that appears at the bottom left of your screen. 
  3. You may now crop the screenshot, draw on it, highlight areas of it, and do other things. 
  4. When you're through editing, touch Done in the top left or the share symbol in the top right to email it to a friend or family member.

23. Offload unused apps

You've certainly seen the "Storage Almost Full" message several times, and you may have even removed some applications and photographs to make room for iOS 15, especially if you have a 16 GB smartphone. If you are one of such folks, this simple trick will save you a lot of time and space in the long run. It deletes apps that you no longer use without erasing their documents and data. Simply follow these procedures to get rid of useless programs and free up storage space:

  1. Launch the iPhone Settings app. 
  2. Scroll down and select iTunes and App Store. 
  3. Turn on Offload Unused Apps. 
  4. The removed applications will appear grayed out on your home screen and may be restored with a single swipe.

24. Customize control center

Did you know that the settings in your Control Center are completely customizable? You can quickly place frequently used settings and features where you want them. Simply follow the instructions below:

  1. Launch the iPhone Settings app. 
  2. Now, select Control Center. 
  3. Then, select Customize Controls. 
  4. Next, press the green "+" button next to any item you want to add to control center and the red "-" icon to erase anything you wish to remove. 
  5. To reorder the controls, tap, hold, and slide the symbol with three bars. 
  6. When you're finished, touch the Back button in the upper left corner of your screen. 
  7. Finally, from the bottom of your screen, slide up to display your personalised Control Center.

25. Do not disturb while driving

This function seeks to reduce distractions while driving and avoid accidents. When your iPhone senses acceleration or connects to your vehicle's Bluetooth, the Do Not Disturb function disables incoming calls, text messages, and other alerts. When someone attempts to call you, your iPhone will send an auto-reply text message informing them that you are driving. To enable do not disturb while driving, simply follow these steps:

  1. Launch the iPhone Settings app. 
  2. Now, select Do Not Disturb. 
  3. If you want the setting to be enabled when your iPhone senses movement, tap Automatically under "do not disturb while driving." 
  4. If your car has Bluetooth, tap While Connected to Car Bluetooth. 
  5. If you don't want the function to activate automatically, tap Manually, and then add "Do Not Disturb While Driving" to Control Center (Refer to the previous tip above) 
  6. If required, tap Auto-Reply to personalize and change the message. 
  7. If you wish to alter who receives the auto-reply message, go to Auto-Reply To. You have the option of selecting All Contacts, Favorites,
  8. Recent Contacts, or No-One.

26. Text replacement

Your iPhone features a text-replacement capability that allows you to input a few letters rather than a whole phrase or sentence. To enable the text replacement capability on your iPhone, simply follow these steps:

  1. Launch the iPhone Settings app. 
  2. Now, go to General, then Keyboard, and finally Text Replacement. 
  3. Tap the plus sign (+) in the upper right corner. 
  4. Enter the word or phrase for which you wish to create a shortcut in the Phrase area. 
  5. Enter the text to be substituted by the phrase in the Shortcut area. 
  6. Finally, in the upper right corner, press on Save.

When you hit the space bar after typing the shortcut in any text field, your iPhone will replace it with the phrase.

27. Hey Siri

Do you want to utilize Siri without having to tap any buttons? Simply turn on the Hey Siri function. Simply take the following steps:

  1. On your iPhone, launch the Settings app. 
  2. Scroll down and choose Siri and Search. Select "Listen for Hey Siri!" 

If you ever lose your iPhone at home, simply say "Hey Siri" and you should hear a bip. Continue until you find your phone.

28. Teach Siri how to correctly pronounce names

Siri could be mispronouncing your friend's name, but you can correct that! Simply follow the instructions below:

  1. To activate Siri, press the side button or say, "Hey, Siri." 
  2. "That is not how you say [name]." 
  3. Mention your friend's name. 
  4. Siri will recommend four different pronunciations. 
  5. Choose the proper pronunciation.

29. Set custom vibrations

You may already have personalized ringtones for when particular people call, but they are useless while your phone is in quiet mode. Fortunately, you can build and assign bespoke vibrations to certain contacts. Simply follow the instructions below:

  1. Launch the iPhone Settings app. 
  2. Select Sounds & Haptics. 
  3. Tap on Ringtone and then on Vibration. 
  4. Choose Make a New Vibration 
  5. Tap and hold anyway you like to create a new vibration. 
  6. Tap the Stop button in the bottom right corner. 
  7. Save may be found in the upper right hand corner. 
  8. Finally, give your vibration a name.

Simply follow these instructions to assign the custom vibration to a contact after you've created it:

  1. Open the Contacts app. 
  2. Choose the contact to which you wish to attach the custom vibration. 
  3. Tap the Edit button in the upper right corner. 
  4. Choose Vibration 
  5. Choose the new vibration you produced previously.

30. Use your iPhone as a level

Did you know your iPhone can be used as a level? Well, your iPhone contains a gadget you may not be aware of: a spirit level. 
To get it, simply follow these steps:

  1. Start the Measure app. 
  2. Level is found in the bottom right. 
  3. Place your phone flat against the surface to be checked for levelness. 

You may measure the difference between the two surfaces by tapping the screen. The red border indicates how much the two angles differ.


The iPhone Calculator app just does not perform as well as the original. Because there is no tactile sensation, you may accidently push a key you did not want to hit. So you press the C or AC button to restart, correct? WRONG. The iPhone calculator software has always featured a backspace button! It's as simple as one step: 
Simply swipe to the left or right at the top of the screen, where the numbers are shown. Your swipe will remove the last number you tapped.

32. Hide Photos

You may have images in your camera roll that you are not proud of. Fortunately, you can avoid this by concealing individual photographs. Simply follow the instructions below:

  1. Open the Photos app. 
  2. Tap the album containing the photo(s) you wish to hide. 
  3. Tap the Select button in the upper right corner. 
  4. Choose the photo(s) to be hidden. 
  5. Tap the share icon in the lower left corner. 
  6. Tap the hide button in the lower right corner. 
  7. Select Hide Photo. 

Everyone, that's all!

Best iPhone tips and tricks? Now you know

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