18 Hidden iPhone features you didn’t know


How many times have you seen the (hidden tips and features of iPhone) posts on different sites and realized that, these are simple things that are buried in the Settings app. That these features aren’t really hidden at all. Some of them are in places people normally wouldn’t look. Maybe some of the Noobs are unaware but savvy iOS device users are familiar with at least a few of them.

Well, the point is, in this article we’re going to tell you about 18 hidden features that are really hidden. After reading it, you’ll agree that you didn’t know most of them. Each of the tips written below, however, are completely hidden, there is no indication that these functions exist in iOS. Even the savviest iPhone owners among you will find at least one or two things you didn’t already know.

Here we go;

Spotlight conversions

For iPhone users conversions are way more easier, just open Spotlight and type something like “40 euros in GBP,” and it will instantly perform the conversion.

Spotlight math

Like spotlight conversions, spotlight math is a quick math. You don’t need to open the Calculator app to solve math problems instead just pull down to open Spotlight and type it right there.


Quick redial, when you’re in the Phone app, press the call button on the keypad screen to make the last dialed number appear.

Clear cache

Clearing cache makes device work faster. There is a secret trick Clearing cache in several of Apple’s apps. In the App Store, Podcasts, Music, Game Center, iMessage and Phone apps, tap on any single tab icon at the bottom of the screen 10 times in a row.


To make TouchID work faster, save the same fingerprint multiple times as different entries.

Clearing RAM

To clear RAM memory, hold down the power button until you see “Slide to power off,” then let go and hold down the home button until the screen goes blank and your home screen reappears. Your iPhone will run faster.

Recently closed tabs

To reach recently closed tabs, simply tap and hold on the + symbol in Safari on the tab carousel view to open a screen that lists all of your recently closed tabs.

Desktop version of a site

It is easier than you think, to view desktop version of a site just hold down the reload button in the URL bar.

Turn the flashlight off

To quickly turn off the Flashlight simply swipe up on the camera icon on your lock screen and the flashlight will turn off.

Close multiple apps

You can close multiple apps at once, double-tap the home button to open the app switcher and you can use two, even three fingers to slide multiple apps closed with one swipe.

Peek at tabs

If you’re not sure which tab you want to open first in the Safari tab carousel, 3D Touch will let you Peek at it first.

Peek at bookmarks

You can peek at bookmarks too, using 3D Touch.

Edit reminders

To edit reminders 3D Touch an item in your Reminders app. You can also edit the time and add a location.

Re-enable Low Power Mode

Low Power Mode automatically shuts off as you charge, you’ll get a notification on your lock screen that it has been disabled. Swipe left on that notification to re-enable.

Find an iPhone’s owner

If you’ve found lost iPhone, to find owner, simply ask Siri, “whose phone is this?” and it will show you.


This new iPhones’ feature and there are still many people who don’t know about it. Double-touch (don’t tap, touch) on the home button and the entire screen will shift down so you can reach the top without shifting your grip.

View only unread emails

Tap the Mailboxes link in the top right corner of the Mail app and then tap Edit. Tap the circle next to “Unread” and you’ll have a new folder that contains only your unread emails.

Hidden level

Slide to the left in the Compass app open the level. Then place your phone flat with the screen facing away from the ground to reveal a bubble level.

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