Apple Inc. comes up with user-friendly features with each new iOS update. However, not all users are aware of all the features that get added each time the iOS is updated. These features, if used regularly, could make life much easier for the users, along with enriching their iPhone experience.
A report from thenewdaily has come with a list of such features, which if you are not already using, must start using as these will help you save a lot of time, along with making your smartphone experience much better. (These features can be found in iOS 10.2, and some may require a handset with 3D Touch)
Features that save your time
Saving Voicemail message: Apple Inc. allows you to save or share a voicemail message to another device or app. For this, you need to go to the share icon on the top-right, then chose the option you need, for instance share via iMessage or save to Dropbox.
Creating notes real-time: this feature allows you to create and edit notes in the real-time with anyone you like. To avail this, you need to go to the ‘Add People’ icon, and choose an invitation method.
Track your smartwatch: if you have lost your smartwatch, don’t worry. Using the Find iPhone app, you can now track a device you want. Got to this app, and choose your watch from the list of devices, to get the location.
Quick access: with 3D Touch you can access quick launch features from Control Centre. From your handset, you need to swipe up from the bottom, then deep press on icons for options, like instant photo modes, pre-set timers and variable intensity flashlight.
Use Apple Pay to shop: use your iPhone to make swift purchase online. Choose the ‘Buy with Apple Pay’ button, and then your Mac will request authorization. After this, with an appropriate finger press the Home button from the iPhone.
Move easily through traffic: your calendar app, using Apple Maps, can track your location and local traffic, to send you smart departure reminders. To avail this, add a location and time to leave, when you are creating a new event.
Features that enrich your Apple iPhone experience
Create VIP contacts: this allows you to make sure that only the people you want are able to reach you at all times. Chose EDIT option in the individual contact, then go the Ringtone/Text Tone, and select Emergency Bypass to On.
Personalize your notes: when creating a new message, just tilt your iPhone to the side (in a landscape mode) to get to the sketch pad. Then use your finger to sketch or draw or create a personal message.
Customize vibrations: Apple Inc. allows you to personalize vibrations too for a contact. On the contact record, go to the edit, then Ringtone, followed by Vibration. Apart from customizing, you can even create your own vibrations for a contact.