A TIKTOK tech expert reveals three amazing iPhone tricks you probably didn’t know.
Even if you’ve had an iPhone for a very long time, you might have missed out on these hacks from Apple.
He was revealed by TikTok tech genius Katrina Mogus, who posts like this @katamogz,
The gadget guru regularly shares iPhone hacks — and a new clip with hundreds of likes includes some great little-known tricks.
First: You can track flights in Messages.
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Open your iPhone Messages app and text someone your flight number or short flight code.
This will allow the recipient to tap the code and receive a special flight preview.
You’ll know if it works because the text will automatically be underlined after you send it.
Anyone can see all the information about the flight in iMessage chat.
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This includes departure and arrival times, as well as the time remaining on the flight.
You will also be able to view destinations, any delays, and terminals and gates.
The preview will show the baggage claim number at the end of the journey.
And anyone involved in the chat will get a real-time map to track the flight.
Sadly, it is possible that some flights may not be visible through the preview.
But many major carriers are supported with this feature.
After this, you can instantly share your screen with anyone else using Siri.
Simply say “Hey Siri, SHARE MY SCREEN WITH INSERT NAME”.
This will prompt Siri to share a view of your iPhone display with the contact.
To make sure you’re sharing the right thing, you might want to check it out before you cross.
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And third, it is possible to lock your personal notes.
That way you can keep your spouse from seeing your list of birthday gift ideas – or maybe you’re writing a secret diary.
Whatever it is, go into your Apple Notes app and press and hold an individual note in the list.
You will then be able to tap on the option to lock that note.
You’ll be able to set a password and even add a prompt to get in.
Or you can use Face ID to enter as well.
But make sure you remember your password – if you lose it, you might never be able to access the note again.
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And here’s a bonus trick you might enjoy.
Grab your iPhone and turn on the flash.
Chances are you’ve accidentally activated the flashlight before, but this trick is useful even if you used it on purpose.
Instead of long-pressing the flashlight icon on the lockscreen to turn it off, there is a faster way
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To cross the screen, just drag your finger slightly from right to left on the lock screen.
It instantly disables the iPhone flashlight within a second.
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