iPhone 7 Tips and Tricks You´re Probably Not Using

The iPhone 7 is one of best, if not the best smartphone out there. It has improved the phone´s most important aspects since it now offers a better camera, better performance, Improved battery, etc. The iPhone 7 is now water resistant and dust-proof, but that´s not even close to everything Apple´s new phone has to offer. Siri is also full of her tips that you´ll love as well.

How to Disable Read Receipts

If you want to read your messages without feeling that pressure to answer immediately, you can disable read receipts. You can do this by going to Settings > Messages > Disable Red receipts. If you want to disable red receipts for particular contacts, you need to go to a conversation you had with that contact, tap on the i, on the upper right-hand corner and selecting Send Read Receipts.


Hard Reset Your iPhone 7

Even though there´s no home button on the iPhone 7, performing a hard reset is still possible by pressing a few buttons. Hold down the power button and the volume down button at the same time for a couple of seconds until it resets.

Record Video in 4K

Before you go running off trying to record the first thing you see, don´t forget to enable the 4K video recording. That´s right; it´s not on by default, and you can turn it on by going to Settings > Photos & Camera.

Wake up Your iPhone 7 By Lifting It

Having to press a button may seem like too much work for some. If that´s your case, activate the Raise to Wake feature that will turn on your iPhone 7 as soon as you lift it. To enable this feature go to Settings > Display & Brightness > Raise to Wake.



How to Access The Camera from Lock Screen

If you´ve been swiping up to access the camera and nothing seems to happen, it´s because things have changed in iOS 10. To access the camera now, you need to swipe left.

Block Spam Calls

Spam calls can appear at the worst possible moment, so if you want to avoid them download Hiya. It´s a free app you can download that your iPhone 7 will use to help you block unwanted calls. To activate this app go to Settings > Phone > Call Blocking and Identification. Toggle Hiya on and the will start working.

Give a Contact a Custom Vibration

Giving a particular contact their very own custom vibration is a real life saver. With a custom vibration, you´ll know who´s calling you and not even have to take your iPhone out of your pocket.




To add a custom vibration go to the contacts list > Choose a contact > Edit button > Vibration Field. Once you´re in vibration field, you can choose any of the stock vibration patterns, or you can tap on Create New Vibration. Tap on the screen to create the vibration pattern you want that contact to have, and whenever they call, that´s what you´ll feel.

How to Hide Stock Apps from The Home Screen

You may have heard that you can get rid of stock apps on iOS 10, well, that´s not entirely accurate. What you can do is make them disappear from the home screen, but there still on your iPhone 7. To erase those annoying stock apps, long-press on the app you want to get rid of, and an X should appear. While the app icons dance, tap on the x and bye bye app.

Adjust the Flashlights Intensity

Sometimes you just need some light to looks for your keys and don´t want to blind someone in the process. In that case, what you need to do is adjust the flashlight´s intensity. You can do this by swiping up from the bottom of your screen until you see the Control Center.

Long-press on the flashlight icon that should be on the bottom left-hand corner and you can choose between High Intensity, Medium Intensity, and High Intensity.



Share Your WiFi with Someone

You can easily turn your iPhone 7 into a personal hotspot so you can share your connection with others. You can easily turn on this features by going to Settings > Personal Hotspot > Turn it on.


iPhone 7 Tips Tricks

Shake Your iPhone to Undo Message

If you´ve typed something you want to erase, there is an easier way to erase than the tradition way. Simply shake your iPhone and an Undo option should appear. Tap Undo and bye bye message.

Have The Music Stop Playing When You´re Asleep

If you like listening to music while falling sleep, this is the feature for you. You can listen to your favorite tunes without worrying you´ll leave your iPhone 7 on all night. To turn this on go to the clock app >  Select Timer icon > Set Timer > When Timer Ends > Stop Playing.

iPhone 7 Tips Tricks



The iPhone 7 is full of great tips and tricks for us to enjoy and that make out lives a whole lot easier. Did I miss your favorite tip  or trick? Let me know which one it is in the comments.

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