iPhone Tips: 7 Tips to help you maximize the usage of your iPhone on iOS 9.0.2

Here are some tips to help you keep up with some of the features the newer versions of iOS have brought to the table.  

Tip #1
Reduce your battery consumption by turning on Low Power Mode. Although some functions are disabled in this mode at least you can prolong the battery life until you can charge iPhone. 
1. Go to Settings
2. Tap Battery
3. Turn o the Low Power Mode switch.
Tip #2
In the same area, you can check out which apps are consuming the most power from your battery.
1. Go to Settings.
2. Tap Battery. 
3. View usage under Battery Usage area.

Tip #3
You can now mark up documents sent to you as attachments. After you open the attachment, press your finger on the screen and you’ll see a trunk like icon. When you tap the icon the document will appear again with a toolbar. You can use the pencil to highlight areas, add text boxes for comments, zoom in on an area, and best of all you can add your signature.   
1. Open attachment.
2. Touch screen.
3. Tap Trunk icon.

4. Select the editing option of your choice.

After you finish marking up the document tap Done and a new attachment is created for you with your mark ups.
Tip #4
You use to have to select one photo at a time, well no more. Now you can select one photo and swipe your finger around to select other photos
1. Go to Camera Roll (or other albums).
2. Tap Select. 
3. Tap the first photo and swipe away.
Tip #5
Instead of searching through your photos you can now use Siri to find them for you by saying “show my pictures for November 2014” or any of the below commands.
Press Home button to activate Siri and ask away.

Tip #6
You don’t need an app to convert currency anymore. Just swipe to the right to search on your phone. You can search by currency code to currency code (ex. eur to usd) to find out the rate of exchange, or specify an amount like below example.
1. Swipe to the right.
2. Enter the currency information in the search bar.

Tip #7
Need to hide a photo or two? You now have that option. The photos you hide will not be visible from Moments, Collections and Years, but will still be visible from the album.
1. Go to Camera Roll (or another album).
2. Tap Select.
3. Tap the photos you want to hide.
4. Tap the box icon on the bottom left to display options.
5. Tap the Hide icon.

Hope these tips help you maximize the usage of your iPhone.

If you're curious on other features just send me note using the Contact Us feature on the right, or by leaving a comment.

App Review: How to create magnet souvenirs of your Instagram photos

Have you ever bought souvenirs for your family and friends while traveling? Of course you have, who hasn't. If you're like me, I don't just like to pick the cheapest souvenir, when choosing I like to pick things everyone will like which can sometimes take time. Well, NineMags has found a solution for that and made it very simple.

You can now create your own personalized souvenir magnets from your Instagram photos to share your most precious memories with loved ones and it's for a reasonable price. For only $14.99 you get to create 9 magnets form your choice of Instagram photos and shipping is free worldwide. The site is very simple to use, and you can place your order in a few steps.

To create your own magnets:
1. Vist NineMags.com.

2. Click "Log in with Instagram" and enter your credentials.
3. Add your default billing and shipping address under "Account Dashboard" by clicking "Edit Address" under each area. This way your account information is set up in advanced.

4. Click on "Instagram Magnets" at the top of the page to start.
5. Select your photos by clicking on "Add". You'll see your select being displayed on the right side.

6. Click on "Add to my order" after you select all 9 photos.

Now you're taken to the checkout page, from here you have the option to change the quantity of your order. This is great if you want to order several sets of the same photos.

You can also click on Edit if you want to change your selection. This will take you back to the previous page where you can choose the new photos, or you can click on Delete to start over.

Anyway you look at it, it's a great way to share your memories with everyone.

Start sharing now!

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FAQ: How do I turn off the sounds for Facebook in the mobile app?

If you noticed, after recently upgrading your Facebook mobile app you now have some annoying sounds every time you refresh your feed, post or interact in other activities. 

As always these are preferences you can manage and turn on, or off depending on your liking. If you have an iPhone, follow these steps to turn them off:

1. Navigate to the Settings area in your mobile app.
2. Tap Settings.
3. Tap Sounds.
4. Slide to turn off In-App Sound.

From an Android do the following:

1. Go to the three-lined icon at the top right.
2. App Settings
3. Sounds
4. Slide it off.

And in those simple steps you have a soundless app again :)

What else would you like to know about any app or social channel? Let me know in the comment section, who knows your question may generate my next post.