15 Useful Tricks You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

15 Useful Tricks You Didn’t Know Your iPhone Could Do

15 Useful Tricks You Didn’t Know Your iPhone Could Do

It’s true that iPhones can do an impressive amount of things – but you still might not be aware of all of them. Apple designers and engineers may strive to create an amazingly user-friendly device, but sometimes they fall a bit short on telling their customers exactly what their products are capable of.

Did you know your iPhone could do these things?

1. Clear up your RAM and increase the running speed of your iPhone


You can do this by holding down the power button until the “slide to power off” screen comes up. Then simply hold down the home button: you’ll see the screen go blank, your home screen will appear again, and voila!

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2. Clear the cache and increase your iPhone’s speed even more

You can also try clearing the cache if clearing the RAM just didn’t cut it. To do this, tap any one of the icons at the bottom of the App Store, Music, Podcasts, Phone, or Game Center apps 10 times.

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3. Reveal timestamps on text messages

It’s inconvenient to not be able to see when you sent a message – luckily, you can. Timestamps can be found by dragging your thumb to the left on the Messages app.

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4. See all of your recently closed Safari tabs

You can hold down the “+” symbol to open up a list on Safari.

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