by Rozin Abbas | shared from

I’ve owned and used iPhones and iPads for more than a few years now, and I’m STILL learning new things about them every once in a while. The beautiful part is that a lot of these are based on efficiency, making your life a heck of a lot easier.

Here are 13 genius tricks every iPad and iPhone user needs to know.

Note: I concede that you may know some, if not all, of them. Rest assured, though, that there are many people out there who do not know most of these.

Putting your phone into Airplane Mode will charge your phone TWICE as fast.

via lifehacker

Extra zero? Swipe right to remove it!

via Quora / Steve Tamburello

Travelling abroad? Use Google Maps OFFLINE. Simply zoom into a map area then type “ok maps” into the search box, which will give you the data despite no connectivity.

via Quora / Kartik Ayyar

Want less strain on your eyes, especially at night? Settings -> General -> Accessibility -> Invert Colors

via WonderHowTo

Have too many favorite apps to fit on the dock? Just drag a folder there!

via OS X Daily


Space two times = a period.

via Quora / Shrey Rawat

Make your iPad more comfortable with a THUMB keyboard. Simply swipe across the keyboard.

via Quora / Hannah Yang

Add a phone number pause. Simply hold the asterisk (*) after the number then a comma will appear. Add another number. This is great for when you call a number with an extension.

via Quora / Bahaa’ Awartany

You can close more than ONE app at once. Just use three fingers, which means three apps closed at once.

via Quora / Michael Frederiksen

You can use most Bluetooth keyboards with your iPhone, turning it into a mini word processor.

via Quora / Tom Soderlund


Purposely misspelling a word will make the contraction appear, increasing your typing speed!

via The iPhone Cheat Sheet

While your calculator is open, turn your phone sideways and it turns into a scientific calculator.

via Quora / Glyn Williams

You can use your camera WITHOUT entering your password. Simply swipe the camera icon.

via Quora / Roderic Campbell
Collage Source: Steve TamburelloLean Crew, and Hannah Yang