[REVIEW] : Best iPhone 8, 7, 6 and SE tips and tricks: Get the most out of your iPhone Touch ID
Despite Face ID coming to the iPhone, Apple hasn’t ditched Touch ID and the iPhone home button — after all, Apple kept it on the latest 2022 iPhone SE, as well as the iPhone SE. iPhone SE 2020.
With that in mind, here we present the best iPhone Touch ID tips and tricks, including the newest and oldest iPhone SE models, as well as the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, 6S and 6S Plus, iPhone 7 and 7 Plus and the iPhone. 8 and 8 Plus.
General iPhone Tips and Tricks
Enable True Tone display: To have the iPhone screen automatically adjust its color balance and temperature based on the ambient light in the room, head to Control Center by swiping up from the bottom of the screen and tap forcibly on the screen brightness slider. Now press the True Tone button. You can also go to Settings > Display & Brightness and toggle the “True Tone” switch.
Activate dark mode: To enable Dark Mode, open Settings > Display & Brightness > Check the Dark Mode option at the top. If you tap on the options below, you can set a schedule for turning dark mode on or off.
Enable 4K video recording at 60 fps: Access Go to Settings > Camera > Record Video, then choose the 4K at 60fps option to shoot at the highest resolution and frame rate possible on an iPhone.
Film in slow motion 1080p at 240 fps: Similar to the last one, go to Settings > Camera, then tap “Slow Motion Record” and choose the highest speed option. You can now record slow motion videos at 240 fps in Full HD.
Portrait Lighting Effects: To take portrait mode photos with artificial lighting effects, start by taking portrait mode photos. You can do this by force-pressing the camera icon and choosing the “Take Portrait” shortcut, or by opening the camera app and selecting the Portrait option. Now you can just press and hold the bottom of the frame where it says “Natural Light”, and scroll through the options.
Edit Portrait Lighting effects after shooting: open any portrait shot in Photos, then tap “Edit.” After a second or two you will see the lighting effect icon at the bottom of the image, tap on it and swipe just like you did when shooting.
Charge it quickly: if you have a 29W, 61W, or 87W USB Type-C power adapter for a MacBook, you can plug in your iPhone 8 or 8 Plus, iPhone SE 2020, or iPhone SE (2022) using Type-C to Lightning cable and watch it recharge very quickly. Up to 50% in 30 minutes.
Adjust screen brightness: bring up Control Center and adjust the screen brightness slider, or go to Settings > Display & Brightness > Adjust Brightness Slider.
Text size and bold text: To change the default text size and want all fonts to be bold for easier reading, go to Settings > Display & Brightness > Bold Text.
10-day weather forecast: go to weather and in any city swipe up. You can now see the 10-day forecast as well as additional information like a mini weather forecast for the day, sunrise and sunset times, and chance of rain.
Choose a new wallpaper: To choose a new wallpaper, go to Settings > Wallpaper > Choose New Wallpaper.
Quickly access Wi-Fi settings with 3D Touch or Haptic Touch: If you have an iPhone 6S, 6S Plus, or later, you can force-press the Settings icon to see quick links to Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and Battery settings. . The movement makes it very quick to switch to wireless settings.
Disable contact photos: you can enable or disable contact photos on iPhone 6 and later. To change the setting, which is on by default, go to Settings > Messages > Show contact photos.
Back to apps: When you open a link or tap a notification while using an app, you will be redirected to a new app to view detailed information. You’ll also see a “Back to…” button on the top left of the app you just opened, giving you the option to tap it and instantly return to the app you were using.
Track your reproductive health: the Health app has a Reproductive Health tab, with options for basal body temperature, cervical mucus quality, menstruation and ovulation, and more.
Delete an alarm: Apple’s swipe delete gesture works in the Clock app. To delete an alarm, swipe left on the alarm.
Search in settings: the Settings app has a search box at the top which can be revealed by pulling down the Settings menu. Use it to find the switches you need.
Activate low power mode: low power mode (Settings > Battery) allows you to reduce power consumption. The feature disables or reduces background app refresh, automatic downloads, mail fetch, etc. (when enabled). You can turn it on at any time, or you’re prompted to turn it on at the 20% and 10% notification markers. You can also add a control to Control Center and quickly access it by swiping up to access Control Center and tapping the battery icon.
Find battery-hungry apps: iOS specifically tells you which apps are using the most juice. Go to Settings > Battery, then scroll down to the section that gives you a detailed overview of all your battery-hungry apps.
Use a six-digit passcode: Apple has always given you the option of setting a four-digit passcode, but it also offers a six-digit option, which means hackers have a one in a million chance of cracking it, rather than a 1 in 10,000 . . Go to Settings > Touch ID & Passcode > Change Passcode, then select “Passcode Options”.
Change how your screen responds to taps: a section under Accessibility in the settings lets you change how your screen responds to taps. You can tell your iPhone to ignore repeated contacts. You can also increase the duration of taps before being recognized, and more.
Check your battery via the Battery widget: in the widgets accessible by swiping from left to right from the home screen and lock screen, there is a card that allows you to see the remaining battery life of your iPhone, Apple Watch and W1 or H1 chip. earphones equipped. If you don’t like this widget, tap the Edit button at the bottom of the screen, then tap the Delete button.
iPhone Control Center Tips
Add new controls: it is possible to add and remove controls from the control center. Head to Settings > Control Center, then choose the controls you want to add.
Rearrange the controls: To change the order of the controls you’ve added, long-press the three-bar menu to the right of the control you want to move, then drag it up and down the list where you want it. whether it be.
Expand commands: some commands can expand to full screen, just force-press (i.e. press harder on compatible screens) the command you want to expand and it will fill the screen.
Enable Personal Hotspot: by default, the connectivity control has only four options. If you force-press to maximize it, you’ll get a full-screen control with two more options. Tap the personal hotspot icon to turn it on.
Enable Night Shift: To activate Night Shift — which kills blue light, making the screen warmer — force-press the screen brightness control, then tap the Night Shift icon at the bottom of the screen.
Enable screen recording: one of the options you can add to the control center is screen recording. Make sure to add the control, then open Control Center and tap the icon that looks like a solid white circle inside a thin white ring. From now on, it will record everything that happens on your screen. Tap the command again when you’re done, and a video will automatically save to your Photos app.
Adjust flashlight/torch brightness: You can turn on your camera flash, using it as a torch, by opening the control center and tapping the torch icon. If you want to adjust the brightness, force-press the icon, then adjust the full-screen slider that appears.