7 secret phone features you should start using today

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Smartphone are basically everything these days, they allow us to save any type of information and multitask easily. It’s quiet interesting that are all smartphone users, its very much impossible to know all the functions it can perform at a point in time. This is because smartphones are getting more and more advanced each day with a lot new features that you probably don’t have any clue about. That’s why we have collected some handy tips that one may find very relevant, for android and IOS users.

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TIP #1. BLOCK ADS

We all might have experienced this annoying moment when you have an important level to pass and there comes out of the blue, an ad! So ridiculous. What we normally do is to close them one after the other. But hey, this a complete solution to your problem. To block ads completely when enjoying a fan game or something interesting on your smartphone, just switch on the airplane mode. Yh that is it, just the airplane mode on and you are good. However, the disadvantage of this is that, you will not be able to receive calls or SMS till you turn off the airplane mode. On the other hand, this disadvantage may sound quite advantageous for some people who intend to socially disappear and spend some quality time alone.

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TIP #2. CREATE YOUR OWN REPLY FOR MISSED CALLS

For iPhone and android users, it’s quite easy to reply text to missed calls with some basic response such as; on my way, call you later etc. Like I said these texts a quite basic. Follow these steps to create an important and more suiting text for your missed calls and find it necessary to reply with those when the need be. If you are an iPhone user

1.       Go to settings

2.       Click or tap on Phone

3.       Next Tap on respond with text

4.       Now enter your own text e.g. “How the heck did you get this number

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TIP #3. ANDROID GUEST MODE

When you give someone your phone, at the back of your mind you start to think that this person is going to get access to a lot of stuffs you didn’t want him to. If you are an android user, then you don’t have to worry any more. All you have to do is to turn to a guest mode. To switch it on, tap on the user icon at the right corner on the quick settings panel and tap on Guest.

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TIP #4. HIDE NUMBER FOR CALLS

It sometimes becomes very necessary that you hide your number for a particular call and it appears you don’t know how to do it or can’t find the shortcut to that. Problem solved.

Enter *#31#to hide the number for all outgoing calls.

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 #31# right before a number, to hide your number for one certain call.

NOTE THIS IS FOR IPHONE USERS ONLY!!!

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TIP #5 AUDIO TIMER

If you’re the type that love to listen to music before bed and normally, wakes up the next morning to see your battery totally down. Meanwhile, this shouldn’t be case the at all, when you can set on an audio timer to switch of all audio on your phone at a particular point in time. Follow these steps to set timer;

1.       Go to Timer and chose the length

2.       Tap “when timer ends” and select stop playing at the bottom

3.       Select set and you’re done.

NOTE THIS IS FOR IPHONE USERS ONLY!

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TIP #6. CONNECT KEYBOARD AND(OR) TO PHONE

Did you know, that you can connect your keyboard, that is, when you need to type something lengthy or your Mounce to your android smartphone very easily? Here is how to do that;

Connect or attach your Keyboard or Mounce to a USB ON-THE-GO CABLE (OTG) and you are done. Yes, just as simply as that. Using this technic, you will be able to control your device with a mouse cursor and do many other things such sending text messages and replying to important mails most importantly when your screen is damaged to keep you fast and going. Same technic can also be employed to connect Game pads to your device.

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TIP #7. TAKE PHOTOS WHILE SHOOTING VIDEO

Did you know that you can take photos while shooting videos on your iPhone without any disruption? Yes, and it’s as easy as you just imagined. Just tap on the camera button which appears on the screen with the video button and you are done. Your screen will blink in a way to convince you of a picture taken that’s all.

NOTE THIS IS FOR IPHONE USERS ONLY!!

So, these are some tips and tricks that can make the use of your smartphone a beautiful experience. Hope you find them very useful.

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