Top 10 Hidden Features of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus you Need to Know

Top 10 Hidden Features of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus you Need to Know

The latest flagship from Apple, iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus were launched as the successor of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. With this new devices apple, for the very first time, introduced the 3D touch and many new features.

The iPhone here are many of the new features that Apple has added to this new devices. Some of these new features are buried inside the settings menu and some are hidden inside the applications. Now, if you already own an iPhone 6s or 6s Plus or if you are planning to own one soon, this list of hidden features will enhance your understanding and experience and will help in exploring your device more.

Let’s have a look at the top hidden features of iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

1.An Easier Way To Edit Text


Editing text can be very annoying on your iPhone. You have t access the magnifine glass feature and try to get in the exact place you want it to be. Don’t you sometimes wish if there was a cursor i could use.

Well now you can with this hidden feature on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. To activate it, you just force touch anywhere on the keyboard and you’ll see the key’s will disappear and will give you access to a cursor that you can use. Its much easier than the magnifine glass feature.

2.Make Your Lockscreen Live


Well this just amazing. You can set Live Photos as your lockscreen and show them off. Its very easy to be done.
Just take a live photo, then open camera roll and view the live photo. You will see the share icon on the bottom of the screen, pop window will appear. Swipe left on the bottom row and select use as wallpaper and you done.

3.Bored Of The Home Button


iPhone user? Bored of pressing the home button for the multitasking mode? Well here is trick to do it the other way.
A bit tough one to get a hand on it. On the left side of the screen, press down firmly to enter “Multi-tasking Mode.” You’ll see a stack of your most recently used apps and you are there.

4.Don’t Need Time to Reply Now


Don’t have time to reply to a text message? Well now with iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, it is easier than ever before. Just open Messages, press down on a text thread then swipe up to see a list of pre-written replies like “OK,” “Thanks!,” and “Talk later?” and you are done.

5.Quick Dial in iMessage or Email


This is new feature added by apple to the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. Where ever you see the “contact head”. Just press down on the circle and a new window will pop showing the different options like “Call”, “Message”, “FaceTime” and “Mail”.

6.Siri is Always There With You


One of the most important and delightful update which has been added to the 6S series is, “Hey Siri”. The users able to say “Hey Siri” and wake the phone without having it plugged in.

If you cannot find your phone anywhere near, just say “Hey Siri, where are you” and it will recognize your voice. You can set it up bu going to Setting > General > Siri > Enable ‘Hey Siri’.

7.Jump Into Task Within Apps Using 3D Touch


With the new 3D touch added to the device, you can now jump into any certain task within apps more quickly. If you want to share your location, for instance, you can press and hold down firmly on the icon without even opening the app and just tap “Send My Location”.

8.Preview a Link Without Opening a New Tab


To make browsing more easier a new feature has been added to the 6S Series. In Safari, Messages or Mail, press down on any link to preview it. In Safari, you can also press down then swipe up to copy the URL or add it to your reading list.

9.Share Photos More Easily Now


Want to share your pictures? Its not mundane as before, while scrolling through your pictures, press down on an image and swipe up to copy, favorite, share, or delete the photo.

10.Shoot Video in 4K


Well the best news for the iPhone camera lover is, that they can shoot videos in 4K quality now. With a new enhanced camera that can shoot video in 4K quality, what more did a iPhone user needed.

Which of these hidden tricks did you liked the most? Did we missed any of the good iPhone hacks or hidden tricks? Let us know in the comment section below.

About Vinita

Vinita Pariyani is an expert author for the iNewTechnology who has been writing about Smartphone, newest of the tech gadgets, apps and every update that pops up. She is a tech-savvy person who stays on top of cutting-edge technology/ gadgets.