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20 Things You Didn’t Know Your Smartphone Could Do

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Even though 77 percent of Americans own and use cell phones at an average quarter day per day on it , many would not know the intricacies the phones can do. Being a tech savvy person does not mean he or she uses most on the inner secrets.


  • Scan QR Codes Without an App

You can simply point your iPhone camera at QR code and have it scan automatically.

  • Create Custom Vibrations

Custom Vibrations

Go to Settings on your iPhone, click Sounds & Haptics. And Create New Vibration.

  • Search Photos By Category

Using the search function at the top of your Photo app, you can search by category.

  • Play yourself a car mechanic

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Download the Automatic Pro app for your iPhone or Android device and you’ll get an adaptor

  • Check the Batteries on Your Remote

Find out what the problem is fast using your smartphone.

  • Play Your Favorite Show on Your TV

Use the mirror function your iPhone’s home screen, after synchronising and you can watch your favourite programme on your TV

  • Keep You Safe While Walking Home

bsafe app

The bSafe app, available for both iPhone and Android, allows you to send invitations to selected contacts to track your location,

  • Update Siri’s Pronunciation

You can teach Siri of her pronunciations

  • Power On Your Lights

You can use your Amazon Alexa app to control them

  • Create Text and Emoji Shortcuts

You can do text replace texts with emoji and save time.

  • Align a Picture Straight

Bubble Level app

You can download the Bubble Level app for either iPhone or Android and you have an easy-to-use level right in your pocket,

  • Sleep Better By Enabling Grayscale

Go to your phone’s settings, click Accessibility,

  • Measure Your Blood Alcohol Content

The BACtrack will tell  how fit you are.

  • Shake to Undo Mistakes
  • Close Multiple Apps at Once

Simply swipe up with multiple fingers at once and you can close them all in one fell swoop.

  • Start Your Car

With Viper SmartStart, you can lock, unlock, and even remotely start your car with the touch of an app.

  • Drive With Augmented Reality

With Hudway, you never have to choose between safety and effective navigation again.

  • Charge It Faster

Simply enable Airplane Mode on your iPhone or Android and get fast charging.

  • Flight schedule

Simply ask Siri what planes are overhead

  • Monitor Your Heart Rate

With the Instant Heart Rate app, you can use your phone’s camera (on Android) or home button (on iPhone), you can measure your heart rate

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