Three mind-blowing new iPhone tricks you MUST learn — and you’ve probably never tried before

YOUR iPhone just got upgraded with some clever new tricks.

The latest iOS 16 update adds a lot of great features – including a long-awaited typo.

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First, make sure you are using the latest version of iOS.

Go to Settings > General > Software Update on your iPhone to check.

iPhone iOS 16 Trick #1 – Lock Notes with Passcode

You can now easily protect your notes app with a passcode.

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This is great as that’s where you might store private information – like birthday gift ideas or a personal diary.

Open Settings and then go to Notes.

From there you can set up a passcode for notes.

It’s also possible to hold your finger on a note in the Notes app and specifically lock a single note.

iPhone iOS 16 Trick #2 – Multiple Stops

You can now add multiple stops while navigating Apple Maps.

It is possible to add as many stops as you like.

This makes it very easy to plan a complicated trip on Apple Maps.

It means it’s now much easier to ditch Google Maps for its Apple rival.

iPhone iOS 16 Trick #3 – Haptic Tap

Finally! It’s possible to get “haptic” feedback when typing on an iPhone keyboard.

That means you’ll feel tiny vibrations as you tap each character.

It’s a trick that’s been available on Android for years.

But the clever feature has finally come to iPhone with the latest iOS 16 update.

Go to Settings > Sound & Haptics, then turn on Haptics for your iPhone keyboard feedback.

Devices supported by iOS 16

Unfortunately, many iPhones just can’t be updated to iOS 16.

Here is a list of all devices supported by iOS 16:

  • iPhone 14
  • iPhone 14Plus
  • iPhone 14 pro
  • iPhone 14 pro max
  • iPhone 13
  • iPhone 13 mini
  • iPhone 13 pro
  • iPhone 13 Pro max
  • iphone 12
  • iPhone 12 mini
  • iPhone 12 pro
  • iPhone 12 pro max
  • iPhone 11
  • iPhone 11 pro
  • iPhone 11 Pro max
  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 8plus
  • iPhone SE (2nd generation or newer)

If you don’t know what iPhone model you have, you can check by going to Settings > General > About and looking at the model name.

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Three mind-blowing new iPhone tricks you MUST learn

And you can see if you can (or already have) get iOS 16 by going to Settings > General > Software Update.

Unfortunately, some iOS 16 features may not work on your device even if you can get the new update. Here is a list of model-dependent iOS 16 features.

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