1. Go to Settings>General>Passcode.
2. Turn off the setting that says “Simple Passcode.”
3. A screen will appear asking you to change your passcode, with a full QWERTY keyboard below. The next time you unlock your phone, the keyboard will appear instead of just the number pad.
You can also instruct her to “read my latest e-mail” or “Do I have e-mail from [person]?”
For awhile, the fact that I couldn’t see when my iMessages were sent drove me crazy. Turns out there’s a stupidly easy way to view timestamps of your messages in iOS 7: touch and drag message bubbles to the left.
Ask Siri, “What flights are above me?” or just say, “Planes overhead,” and she’ll pull up a chart featuring each plane’s flight number, its altitude and its angle. Cool.
Did you change your mind about that text you just tapped in? Shake your phone, and an “Undo Typing” box will come up. If you change your mind after you’ve hit Undo, shake your phone again for a handy “Redo Typing” box.
Turn your phone horizontal when in your calendar app to see a more detailed view of your appointments.
This is so simple to do, yet totally changed my ability to CONVEY HOW EXCITED OR MAD I WAS to my friends without having to hit the shift arrow every time.
Swipe left in the Compass app to access a level. Pretty cool.
This is especially useful if you have kids, or have zero self-control when it comes to Candy Crush. Go to Settings > General > Restrictions, Enable Restrictions and scroll down to disable In-App Purchases.
Hold down the shutter button in your camera and you’ll automatically activate burst mode. Your phone will capture a ton of photos in rapid succession and save them to your camera: a great way to guarantee you’ll get a profile pic to your liking.
Hold down the dash on your keyboard to get a super cool menu of dashes!
Instead of using the touch circle to snap your selfie, hit the “up” volume button. It lets you hold the phone—and camera—more steadily.
Press the center of the headphone button when in the camera app to snap a pic. Also great for selfies!
In your Contacts app, you can enable different vibration patterns for different contacts; this is particularly handy for those who keep their phones in their pockets, so you can distinguish hands-free between a pesky email from your boss and a text.
Great for when you need to charge your phone quickly at a bar.
References from: Buzz Feed