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You’ve been using your iPhone the wrong way for YEARS – here are 7 tricks to know

THE IPHONE is hiding all kinds of tweaks under the bonnet for users to fine-tune their experience.

With so many regular updates and new features, it can be difficult to keep track of them all – and many small but important updates could be on the horizon.

Make your iPhone work your way

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Make your iPhone work your wayCredit: Alamy

And sometimes, you can just like everything as it was.

But luckily, there is a way to change some of them back.

Full screen call alert on iPhone

The smaller iOS notification style warning was welcomed by most when it came out.

Though it’s almost too easy to ignore and potentially miss important calls.

So if you liked the older fullscreen way, you can actually bring it back.

Just go to Setting and choose Telephone.

From there, tap Incoming call and tick Full screen Selection.

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Change Siri’s voice

Siri has quite a few voices to choose from.

There will even be a gender neutral one in iOS 15.4.

If you want to change Siri’s voice, you can do so by going to SettingFollowed by Siri & Search and choose Siri voice.

You will then see several regions and varieties to choose from.

Turn off 5G

Without a doubt, 5G is faster for all your data needs.

And most networks now include it as standard in your monthly plan.

However, you may notice that your battery drains faster when connected to 5G.

Obviously due to limitations with existing 5G networks will improve as it expands.

If preserving juice is more important to you than fast 5G, you can turn off 5G altogether.

Go Setting app then go to Mobile data > Mobile data options > Voice & data and press 4G.

Set amount of 5G data used

If you are happy with 5G and really want more from it, you can.

iPhone automatically has a ‘standard’ data mode, which allows automatic updates and background tasks on cellular data, but limits FaceTime and video quality.

But there is a way to develop 5G – if you have enough data to allow it, of course.

Changing data mode to ‘allow more data on 5G’ means your device can choose 5G over wi-fi, use it for software updates, automatic iCloud backups, and media higher quality.

There is also a ‘low data mode’ for anyone looking to do the exact opposite.

To do this, visit SettingFollowed by Mobile data.

Then choose Mobile data options and Data mode.

Unlock your iPhone while wearing a mask

Covering your face is a nightmare when it comes to unlocking your iPhone and using things like Apple Pay at checkout.

Thankfully, you’ll soon be able to solve this problem with iOS 15.4, where Apple will add a mask mode.

But if you can’t wait, there’s a Alternative solutions are now available.

Move the address bar on Safari back to the top

Apple made the big decision to move the address bar on Safari to the bottom of the screen.

This makes sense because it keeps the address bar and keyboard closer together, so your fingers are less irritating.

But if you already like it at the top, you can switch it back.

In Settinggo Safari and choose Single tab Selection.

Organize your notifications

Notifications can become overwhelming, especially if you have loads of apps.

Fortunately, the Notification Summary feature allows you to control them.

This allows you to choose when certain app notifications pop up.

In Settinggo NotificationLater Scheduled Summary.

Turn it on and select the app notifications you want to limit.

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