iPhone 4 features that you MAY have not known about!!

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by iBryton, Feb 23, 2011.

  1. iBryton, Feb 23, 2011
    Last edited: Feb 28, 2011

    iBryton macrumors regular

    Jan 13, 2010
    NEW!!Invert screen colors!

    It doesn't show it in the screenshot, but go to Setting > General > Accessibility > White on Black > Turn ON


    NEW!!Triple CLICK Home Button!?!?

    Yes, triple click the home button! Setting > General > Accessibility > Triple Click Home. You can set it to one of the options or just click "ASK"



    Scrub through Audio and Video (found this from apple.com)

    When you’re watching a video or listening to music or a podcast, the scrubber bar lets you skip to any point along the timeline. You can adjust the scrub rate from high-speed to fine scrubbing by sliding your finger down as you drag the playhead along the scrubber bar.


    Speak too many languages and have to keep clicking to the correct language?

    All you have to do is hold the WORLD icon, and move your finger up, and all the available languages will pop up. Just let go on which one you like.


    Double Tap Shift for Caps Lock

    “Settings > General > Keyboard > Enable Caps Lock” should do the trick. Then, just double-tap the shift key to type away in capitals.


    Enable International Keyboards for International TLDs

    Go to Setting > General > Keyboard > International Keyboards. Then, once you turn on the ones you want, they’ll show up inside the .com button.


    An easier way to return to the alphabet keyboard from the number keyboard

    To enter a number or symbol quickly, touch and hold 123, then select the key you want. Lifting your finger returns you to the alphabet keyboard.

  2. Apollo 13 macrumors 6502a

    May 29, 2010
    Everyone that has owned a phone with a soft or hard keyboard knows that.
  3. vincenz macrumors 601


    Oct 20, 2008
  4. Heb1228 macrumors 68020


    Feb 3, 2004
    Virginia Beach, VA
  5. Neverbepeace macrumors 6502a


    Jan 14, 2009
    New York
    I didn't know that LOLOLOLOl Silly me:cool:
  6. Surely Guest


    Oct 27, 2007
    Los Angeles, CA
    ...unless you have that feature off in Settings>General>Keyboard>Enable Caps Lock "Off"

    /have know about this since iPhone 1
  7. wordoflife macrumors 604


    Jul 6, 2009
    I've known that for years.
    Some people don't, though.
  8. ZazenZach macrumors member

    Dec 23, 2009
  9. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere


    Apr 16, 2008
    At the iPhone hacks section.
    Here I was hoping for something new but I knew about that for years:)
  10. eNcrypTioN macrumors 6502

    Nov 4, 2009
  11. AndrewR23 macrumors 68040

    Jun 24, 2010
    Thanks OP did not know that. Def come useful at times too.
  12. anonymous guy macrumors 6502

    Mar 18, 2010
    It was turned off by default when I first got an iPhone.

    I've left that function on ever since.
  13. mrkramer macrumors 603


    Jul 11, 2006
    I was hoping for something that I didn't know, but I guess it's a good thing that you are reminding people about this. It took me a long time until I accidentally found out about this feature on my iPod.
  14. Jack105 macrumors member

    Jan 23, 2011
    Haha I've been trying to figure that out for a little while. I'm new to iphone though and my storm worked by holding down the button for a few seconds.
  15. Dino F macrumors 68020

    Dino F

    Sep 16, 2010
    Croydon, South London, UK
    When using the keypad, when I used to want to type in a number or a symbol, I would tap the '123' button (so that the keypad switches to numerics), tap the number I wanted and then tap the '123' button again to switch back to the qwerty keypad.

    ...well here's a tip which I only found out the other day (and I've owned an iPhone since my old 3G days:rolleyes:)

    Instead of tapping the '123' button - tap and hold it (the keypad will switch to the number kaypad) and then drag your finger to the desired number, lift your finger off the desired number and voila - it will enter the number you chose + at the same time, switch back to the qwerty keypad ;)
  16. Stealthipad macrumors 68040


    Apr 30, 2010
    Some will have known this while other will not. Do not pay attention to the snarky people, they are un-employeed and spend too much time at their computer.:)
  17. Annerz macrumors regular

    Feb 15, 2011
    New Jersey
  18. SAD*FACED*CLOWN macrumors 65816


    Apr 5, 2010
    Houston, TX
    You should be flogged with a cat 'o nine tails for wasting 2 whole minutes of my time OP....this "tip" is mentioned in the downloadable user guide...which you have not read obviously
  19. xyz1534 macrumors regular

    Jul 2, 2010
    Pretty cool, thanks for the tip
  20. pman219 macrumors 6502a


    Feb 8, 2011
    Rochester, NY
    Thanks for the tips.
    You people who feel compelled to chime in with your "I Knew thaaaaaaatt !!"
    Seriously make me want to vomit.
    Get over yourselves
  21. Wicked1 macrumors 68040


    Apr 13, 2009
    New Jersey
    Not everyone is aware of all the features on the iPhone, a while ago I posted this and it was beaten to death, so give the OP a break folks.

    If you hit the Power/Sleep button and the home button at the same time, it takes a screen shot of what is on your screen and saves it to your photos so you can email it, txt it, or post it?

    Enjoy Everyone :D
  22. andrewsd macrumors 6502

    Sep 27, 2008
    As I doubt that many have <read the user guide>. I have known about his feature since iPhone 1 but hey he is just trying to help.
  23. Interstella5555 macrumors 603


    Jun 30, 2008

    This also works for the caps key, tap, hold, slide to the letter you want capitalized, and realease.
  24. EvanLugh macrumors 68000


    Aug 29, 2007
    Developer land
    great, he's (op) not coming back. :( :p

    Damn curiosity. should've known better.
  25. Pomeless macrumors regular

    Nov 15, 2010
    I figured that one out last week. I've been having a lot of fun finding these things as a new iPhone user. Time and again I'm impressed with how intuitive things are with this phone. Thanks for the post!!

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