iPhone Tips and Tricks

A collection of tips showing some useful features of iPhone with iOS 9.

iOS 9

Check battery use and storage

To see battery usage, go to Settings > Battery. Tap the Show Detailed Usage Data buttonthe Show Detailed Usage Data button to see more detail.

To view storage used, go to Settings > General > Storage & iCloud Usage > Manage Storage.

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Mail

Manage your inbox faster

Manage multiple messages at once. Tap Edit, select some messages, then tap Mark, Move or Delete.

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Safari

Remove web page clutter

Reader in Safari makes articles easier to read. When you see the Reader buttonthe Reader button in the search field, tap it to see just the text and photos — without ads.

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Messages

Forward a message

Touch and hold a message bubble, then tap More. Select the bubbles you want to forward then tap the Forward button.the Forward button..

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iOS 9

Reduce eye strain at night

iPhone can automatically alter display colours for better viewing at night. Schedule Night Shift to turn on from sunset to sunrise in Settings > Display & Brightness.

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Siri

Have Siri do the math

Just ask “How much is 32% of 75?” Siri can add, subtract and divide, too.

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Messages

See when a message was sent

Drag a message bubble to the left to see when it was sent.

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Calendar

Use Quick Actions in Calendar

To reveal some handy shortcuts in Calendar, press an event to preview it, then swipe up.

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iOS 9

Have iPhone speak to you

iPhone can speak selected text or the entire screen. Explore the options in Settings > General > Accessibility > Speech. See the iPhone User Guide for info.

View the online user guide.

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Music

Share an Apple Music playlist

To share a playlist with others, tap the Actions buttonthe Actions button, then tap the Share buttonthe Share button and choose a sharing option.

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