Have you gotten yourself an iPhone 7 or 7 Plus? Apple’s best smartphone yet comes with iOS 10, Apple’s latest mobile OS. I know you are already enjoying it’s usage. However, if you are new to iOS 10, you still maybe figuring you way through, unless you are an iPhone wizard who don’t have much problems getting accustomed to new iPhones.
Reading further, you’ll get to know some cool tricks you can do on your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus, Apple’s best smartphones yet. And if you are part of the have not’s, don’t worry. It works on any iPhone running iOS 10 and you can try that too.
1. Access the camera by swiping to the left of your lock screen:
If you’ve used other versions of iOS, you already know that you swipe up to launch the camera app from your lock screen. Apple has changed that in iOS 10. To open the camera in your lock screen, you need to swipe left, not up.
2.Don’t let others know you’ve read their messages:
For one or more reason, you may not want people to know that you have read their messages. You can prevent them from seeing by turning off “Read Receipts” in you messages. Just head to Settings >> Messages >> and then flick “Send Read Receipts” to turn it off.
3.Raise your iPhone to wake it up:
Only made for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, 6S, 6S Plus and the SE, this feature allows you to wake you sleeping iPhone up without touching any button. Simply raise your iPhone up and the display should light up, showing you the lock screen with any pending notifications you might have.
4.Prevent unwanted calls from coming:
Now you want to block some numbers from calling you, iOS 10 allows you to do that with the help of spam blocking app(s) from the App Store. A good one you can try is Hiya. Hiya allows you to identify potential spam calls and keep them away by blocking their numbers. You can setup your spam blocking apps by going to your Settings >> Phone >> Call Blocking and Identification, and all the unwanted calls will be stopped from coming.
5.Memories create a slideshow of your favourite photos:
Arriving alongside iOS 10 is a neat addition to the iPhone Photos app called Memories. Memories scans your photo library and essentially creates thematic movies from the pictures you have in there. Your most looked at photo, your top ten, photos take on a particular day etc. Memories tells you all.
To see your memories, head to the Photos app and hit the Memories icon on the bottom bar. You can play around with it by adding or removing pictures, trimming any included video clips, changing the background music and so on