Hidden iPhone X tricks
The announcement and the release of the new iPhone X made a lot of excitement and anticipation emerge in people and many were waiting for November.
Finally be able to feel the phone in their hands and enjoy the beauty of the design and luxurious feel of what Apple came up with along with iPhone 8 and 8Plus.
iPhone X has an array of cool features and with constant updates, it can incorporate even more each time, however for updating you would need to have a good connection if not on Wi-Fi.
It’s important not to leave it uninterrupted because in case of system updates it can negatively impact on performance.
Therefore, if you are on cellular data rather than Wi-Fi consider checking the signal strength and making sure the area has good enough cell tower coverage before proceeding with updates. If that is not the case, you can use a mobile phone signal booster in order to stabilize your signal.
A way to understand how it works you can refer to the complete guide to mobile phone signal boosters.
12 secret iPhone X tips and tricks everybody should know
Moving on, as much as the iPhone X captured the attention of many people, it has more to it, for example – hidden features that you are about to find out in this article.
People always have to deal with notifications from a variety of apps, whether they’re messaging apps or other. Now provided that you are away from your phone and it is surrounded with a lot of people. Notifications may come beeping and the content of the notifications may be visible to everyone who is around the phone.
This can be a very unpleasant experience for you, however iPhone X has already dealt with that. Whenever you are away from your phone, it knows to hide every sensitive notification and doesn’t let people to read anything even if they take the phone.
iPhone X only lets you see the notification content if it recognizes your face with the help of Face ID. So you don’t have to worry about your notifications anymore and can leave your phone for a short period of time if you need to.
Sometimes you can get into emergency situations where you absolutely don’t want your phone to be unlocked but you have no choice but to do so through face ID.
It’s important to be able to have a feature to turn off Face ID in a matter of seconds and disable people from forcing you to unlock your phone.
For that or any other purpose, you can use the power button by pressing it 5 times, and the Face ID will be turned off and you’ll be good to go, since your phone will only unlock if you enter the correct passcode.
OLED display & Battery
Unlike previous phones, iPhone X is operating with an OLED display rather than an LCD display. LCD display has all the pixels are lit through backlight on the board whereas OLED gives each pixel its own illumination. How exactly is this good for you? Battery.
You can manipulate your phone in a way that can help preserve battery other than putting it in a power saving mode. You can use grayscale mode and you can use black wallpapers and this will help keep the pixels with black from lighting up and that in its turn helps saves more power.
More on Battery
People always look for ways to make the battery last longer, by turning off cellular data or geolocation and turning on the power saving mode and most commonly of all, they force stop the applications that they don’t use thinking that each of those consume power being open.
This is not the case with iPhone X since it has a battery lasting more than you may need at first. However, if you do want to preserve your battery more, you don’t need to force stop the applications, since whenever they are not directly used by you they are put to sleep and don’t consume power.
On the contrary, you actually waste more battery to force stop them rather than leave them hanging.
iPhone X doesn’t have a physical home button and it’s something that you are yet to get used to, since all the previous versions of iPhone had some form of a home button whether it gave a physical feel or a sensory feel to it.
If you want to get the nostalgic feeling of a home button for you, you can actually enable it anywhere you want on the side screens of display on your iPhone X. It will not be physical; however, it can still serve as a replacement. You can do so by going to the Accessibility section in General and from there enabling the Assistive Touch.
If you want to know more about the Hidden iPhone X tricks you can read about them here. Other than that, you can use these hidden features to your advantage and enjoy your new phone to the fullest.