Ditch the readers! How your iPhone can help you see up close

The iPhone does a lot, but even still, you might not be using it to its full potential. A few hacks will help you use your phone to its full capacity.

Amy Iverson shares tricks you won’t want to miss out on for iPhone.

Find Amy’s tips for Android at www.deseretnews.com/amy.



Life-Changing Phone Hacks

Don’t under-utilize your phone! There are a lot of tricks you might not know about that will change your life.

Here are four phone hacks for iPhone that you need to know.



You can turn your phone into a magnifying glass. Go to Settings, General, Accessibility. Toggle on the magnifier. Then, click three times on the home button and voila! Your phone is a magnifier. With this trick, you can get rid of those readers on your head.

Measuring Tape

Everyone has this app. If you don’t know where it is, swipe down on the home screen and search for measure. Open the app, click where you want the edge, measure down, and click where you want it to end. Then, you can take a quick picture and save it for later. Also, if you were a fan of the level, it’s now found in the measure app.

Search Photos by Description

No longer will you have to scroll forever to find that one photo to share. Find the search icon in the bottom right corner of your photos app and type in horse, or dog, or beach. It will bring up all the photos that meet that criteria.

Search Songs by Lyrics

Can’t remember the name of a song, but can remember the chorus? Type the words into Apple Music and it will bring up songs with those words in them!

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