Iphone tips

Make iOS keyboard into Trackpad.

Apple has constantly been working to make typing experience on the iPhone better and better. With this simple trick for iPhone, you can turn your iOS keyboard into a Trackpad and easily move your cursor back and forth simply by swiping on the keypad.

Undo deleted Text.

Most iPhone users don’t know this trick, but you can easily undo deleted text on the iPhone. This can be very helpful if you are typing or editing a long paragraph and accidentally delete some text. Steps to undo deleted text are: 1. Shake to undo. Hold on to your phone tight and shake it. You will see “Undo Typing” option on your screen. 2. Landscape keyboard. Rotating your keyboard in landscape mode will show an undo button on the keyboard which can be used to recover deleted text on iPhone while typing.


This is a very less used but equally useful feature on your iPhone. Night shift is used to set warm colours for your iPhone to make it easier to use. This helps comfort your eyes at night as well as leads to better sleep. There are also automatic rules you can set up for the night shift.

Move multiple apps at once

If you ever find yourself wanting to organize apps on your Home screen, you surely realized that moving a bunch of icons around one by one gets old fast. New in iOS 11, you can move multiple icons at once: first, enter iOS’s jiggle mode by tapping and holding on an icon. Next, move the icon just ever so slightly so that the “x” in its top-left corner vanishes. You can now tap other app icons to add them to your selection before moving the bundle to a new position. Android’s had this useful feature for years so it’s nice that Apple’s included it in iOS.

Make the screen significantly dimmer

If you find that the iPhone screen’s lowest possible brightness is still too bright for your eyes in a dark environment, you can dim the screen below its normal threshold. Go to Settings → Accessibility → Zoom → Zoom Filter → Low Light. Now with a simple triple-press of the Side/Power button, you can quickly switch between normal and dimmed appearance. For quick triple-press access, don’t forget to include the Low Light filter in the accessibility shortcut menu under Settings → Accessibility → Accessibly Shortcut.

Memoji/Animoji reactions in Messages

Since iOS 10, you’ve been able to tap and hold a chat bubble in Messages to send a Tapback reaction. Now with iOS 12, you can spice up the conversation by using your own Memoji or Animoji as a reaction. Simply select an Animoji or Memoji in Messages, make a desired facial expression and then drag the character and drop it on a message bubble. This is similar to how you can tap and hold a sticker in Messages to peel it Because you’re allowed to strike a pose before dropping your Animoji/Memoji on a bubble, you can perfectly personalize these reactions to the context of your conversation.

Swipe-to-delete in Calculator

If you use Apple’s Calculator app, you know how frustrating it can be when you accidentally hit that one wrong key and it throws off your whole calculation. To delete the last type digit, simply swipe from right to left over the results section. You can do this multiple times in a row to sort of undo your last steps.

Custom text alerts

You can create custom text tones and ring alters for people in your Contacts so that you can tell who’s ringing or texting you without even looking at the phone. Setting custom vibrations allows you to know who’s texting or calling based off the vibrations you hear or feel, like when you’re at the movies, which is really cool and saves time.

Turn your iPhone into a loupe

If your eyesight isn’t as it used to be but you need to read small type like a prescriptions or product spec, use Magnifier. No, it’s not the same as zoom in the Camera app: Magnifier applies various optimizations so you can take a really closer look at things that can sometimes be too small to see. You have a slider bar for adjusting the zoom and buttons to toggle the LED flash, lock the focus and access the filters (use them to improve visibility or enhance details). You can also adjust the exposure and saturation separately, plus invert the colors in the image. To enable or disable this feature, go to General → Accessibility → Magnifier.

Location sharing via QuickType keyboard

In iOS 10 or later, a single tap on the QuickType keyboard in Messages lets you send your current location to a person you’re chatting with. It all “just works”: if Siri determines that the recipient is asking where you are and you start typing “I’m at”, it will put a handy Current Location button above the keyboard. Just tap it to send your exact location at that time. Actually, Siri goes beyond location queries. If a person is asking for your or someone else’s phone number or email address (naturally, they must be in your Contacts), Siri will put the right info above the QuickType keyboard for you to send with a tap.