5 HIDDEN iPhone 12 tricks you absolutely need to know
Do you have an iPhone 12? You may not be using it to its full potential! Check out these 5 hidden iPhone tricks.
Even though the iPhone 12 is a 2-year-old device, it’s still an amazing smartphone for its price-to-performance value. In fact, it was 2021’s best-selling smartphone. If you already own one, it can be assumed that you are already familiar with the basic functions of iOS. But did you know that the iPhone 12 also has some hidden features? Yes! You read that right. There is so much about the iPhone 12 that you don’t know. So check out the 5 most hidden iPhone 12 tricks you absolutely need to know.
1. Back Press
Although Apple removed the home button with the iPhone X, there is still a secret button on the back of the iPhone called Back Tap. The Back Tap function not only allows you to access system functions such as Flashlight, Siri and Reachability, but also opens a variety of apps by simply double or triple tapping the back of the iPhone 12.
2. Hide images
Do you have a lot of private photos on your iPhone 12 that you don’t want others to see? Your iPhone has got your back. You can hide photos from the Photos app to the Hidden folder. Just select the photo(s) you want to hide, press the share button and choose hide. You can find the hidden photos in the hidden folder secured by the FaceID lock.
3. Text via the Note app
Did you know that the iPhone 12 comes with a hidden trick that allows you to have a conversation on the iPhone secretly? You will be able to send text messages without notifying anyone else. All you need to do is turn a note into a location for hidden conversations on iOS by adding collaborators to the note. you can even delete the text message for everyone too. This means you can have a conversation without proof that it ever existed.
4. Use the Note app as a scanner
iPhone’s Note app is super useful due to the fact that the app fulfills most purposes. You can also use it as a scanner to scan documents and photos. What’s even better is that they remain secure behind Apple’s secure iOS. To do this, open a new note and press and hold. A new “Scan Text” option will appear. Now you can scan any document or image you want.
5. Use FaceID with a mask
Covid has forced us all to wear masks which unfortunately hinders the process of unlocking the iPhone with FaceID. If you didn’t know, the iPhone 12 can see your face and unlock itself when you have a mask on. Just find the option to turn it on in the Settings app.