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7 Secret Smartphone Settings You Didn't Know About!

  • 11:51 pm November 21, 2020
  • suhas

It is impossible to imagine our life without smartphones anymore. Be it an Apple or an android device, most of us have smartphones and they have become an integral part of our life. Here are some settings you had no idea about!

Save your battery

How many of us have complaints about our battery drainage? Now here is a tip, if you choose a black or simple dark background for your screen, the automatic pixel highlighting will turn off, and you'll notice that your device keeps its charge for much longer. Yes, as simple as that!



Block All ads

Yes, you can in fact block all your ads in different apps that you use. The easiest way to get rid of them is by switching on your Airplane mode. It works great on both iOS and Android. Though while this mode is on, you won't be able to make or receive calls.

Switch on the guest mode

Now here is another very useful setting that you can go for. There are moments when you have to give your phone to somebody else. it can be your family member or a friend! You can use Guest Mode on your Android phone and they won't be able to access your personal information. To switch it on, you need to tap the User icon in the top right corner of the quick Settings panel. Then tap Guest.



Screen magnifier

You are about to learn something new now! Just go to Settings -> Accessibility -> Magnification gestures. Then you'll be able to zoom in on any part of the display just by tapping it. This tip is gold for people with bad eyesight!

Take photos while shooting video

We are sure a lot of you know about this one! In both iPhone and android, you don't have to stop recording if you wanna take a photo. You just need to tap the camera button, which appears on the screen with the shutter button. And you are done!



No Reject Button?

If you are an Apple user, you know how a lot of times you do not get an option of rejecting a call? Well, if your phone is locked when you get a call, you'll get a slider and you'll not have a reject button but if your phone is not locked, you'll get the reject button as well!

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Keyboard and Mouse

Here's another fun tip we would like to give you. You can attach a keyboard and a mouse with your phone. All you need to attach a keyboard or mouse to your Android phone is a USB on-the-go cable. This can be useful in case of ruined display!