The secret iPhone hack that can extend your battery life.

Make your phone last longer!

September 17 2018


How can you extend the battery life of your Iphone? Fed up of charging it up every night, only for it to run down again in what feels like minutes. Here's the simple answer, plus four other iPhone hacks, tips and tricks - guaranteed to make your life much, much easier...


Extend your iPhone battery life in a flash

Turn off your spotlight and you can save battery life in an instant. You'll be amazed at the difference. How? Just go to Settings > General > Spotlight Search and reduce the data sucking up your battery life.


Erase like an Etch-A-Sketch

Find yourself sending badly written messages because you have a baby on your hip and you're cooking dinner? Well you can erase your phone’s activities like an etch-a-sketch. Simply jiggle your phone and begone bad spelling!


Take a photo while you're shooting video

Want to capture your kids' dances on video and photo? Well, now you can. Simply press the shutter button, next to the video button and the camera will instantly take pictures while it records the video footage.


Create custom replies

Want to instantly reply to your husband when he calls you and you're up to your armpits in dirty nappies? Now you can create a text specifically for a person in your phone and it will auto-reply to them when they call. Stops him wondering why you're not picking up and let's you get on with your day.  Go to Settings > Phone > Respond With Text to create your own message.


Order an Uber through Siri

OK, so we can't think of many situations where you might need to do this, but it's fun asking Siri to do it! All you need is to be signed up to Uber and have the app and you can order your ride completely handsfree.



Faye James is a regular contributor at New Idea, WHO and Practical Parenting and works across health, beauty, celebrity and royal content. She has over 20 years of experience spanning across the UK, Middle East and Australia.

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