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I reveal FIVE mind-blowing iPhone tricks – including “secret button” and app hack

YOUR iPhone is full of hidden tricks – and I’ve picked five of the best ones.

Here are some clever hacks that will turn you into an iPhone pro in an instant.

You should now turn on Stay Dry notifications immediately

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You should now turn on Stay Dry notifications immediatelyPhoto credit: Apple/The Sun

Receive rain alerts

Nobody likes standing in the rain.

Because of this, you need to turn on rain alerts iPhone.

They are hidden in the Apple weather app

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Turn them on and you’ll get a notification just before it starts raining at your location.

Hope you stay dry!

Tap back!

Did you know that your iPhone actually has a hidden button?

It’s the Apple logo on the back of your phone.

You can enable a feature called Back Tap, which performs certain actions when tapped three times.

I use it to take quick screenshots – but you can also get it to identify songs with Shazam.

Move apps quickly

If your home screen is messy and you want to tidy it up, you need to move app.

But did you know that you don’t have to move them individually?

If you press and hold an app until it wiggles and keep pressing, you can use another finger to tap other apps to add them to a stack.

And you can even swipe between screens with a free finger while they’re all stacked.

This makes it much easier to move apps around.

Free up iPhone storage

If you’ve had an iPhone for a few years, chances are you’ve had a ton of apps and photos.

In fact, you might actually be running out of disk space.

Thankfully, Apple has come up with a clever trick to free up disk space quickly.

You can go into your storage settings and select “Offload unused apps”.

This removes apps that you rarely use from iPhone – but doesn’t delete the data they contain.

Then you can get them back in the exact same condition whenever you need to use the app again.

Set up medical ID

Not many iPhone tricks can save your life — but Medical ID might.

It’s a special page that you can set up to appear on your iPhone lock screen.

So if you ever have an accident, paramedics can see your medical history – including allergies and blood type.

Go into your health settings to set it up.

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