Hidden iPhone Tips & Tricks That You Should Know

Updated: Aug 11, 2019


Apple's iPhone has so many features that it's impossible to use all of them but here's few hidden iOS tips and tricks you probably didn't know even existed.

1. Checkout Your iPhone Battery Health


For iPhone 6 and later, iOS 11.3 and later - New feature has been added to display battery health status and recommend if a battery needs to be replaced. These can be found in Settings > Battery > Battery Health

Click on Battery Health to check your battery status. Maximum battery capacity measures the device battery capacity relative to when it was new. Initially it will be 100% and it decreases with time as battery health degrades. Checkout this for complete details.




2. Apple's iPhone Battery Replacement - Just $29


Apple is offering discounted battery replacement (just $29) for all eligible iPhone 6 and later model. Refer following chart.

Visit Apple store near you or book an online appointment here to replace your battery if required.



3. Guided Access


It keeps the iPhone in a single app mode, and allows you to control which features are available to the secondary user. This feature is very useful when someone like your little cousin borrows your iPhone just to play game. In that case you can grant access to the game app only.

Open the settings app and tap General > Accessibility > Guided Access as shown below. Tap Guided Access so its slider turns green. Turn on Accessibility Shortcut as well.


To start Guided Access, triple-click the Home button in the app which you want to give access.



4. Live iPhone Screen Recording


You can start live screen recording of your iPhone screen on a single tap. First enable it - Open settings app > Control Center > Customize Controls > add Screen Recording


Now, turn on screen recording by taping below button.