IPhone & IPod Secrets





Introduction: IPhone & IPod Secrets

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I will be showing you how to do stuff with your iPhone or iPod you didn't know or knew you could do. Most of these secrets work for iPads too. Camera stuff only works with iPod 4, iPhone 4 or 4S, and all iPhone- iPod 5s, Enjoy!

Step 1: Screen Shots

A lot of people know how to do screen shots, but for those who don't you press down the lock screen button down the same time you press the home button down, then quickly release. You will have token a picture of what was on your screen!

Step 2: Volume Button

Go to the camera and when your ready to take a picture, don't press the camera button press the volume button. It will take a picture of anything you aim the camera at!

Step 3: Refresh & Shut Down

If you hold down the lock screen button and the home button at the same time for about 10 seconds, your device will refresh. Refreshing helps when your device is being slow. If you hold down just the lock screen button for 10 seconds, at the top of the screen it will say "slide to power off" slide to power off your device.

Step 4: Undo Typing

If your texting or emailing someone, shake you device and a banner will come up saying "Undo Typing" and if you press that, everything you typed will be deleted.

Step 5: Clear History

This will not delete your apps! Double click the home button twice, and at the bottom of your device the apps you used will be there. Hold one down and delete all the apps from the bottom. This make your device work better. Look at the pictures if your stuck.

Step 6: Broken Home Button or Lock Button?

If your home button or lock screen button stopped working, this will really help you! Go to settings and press on "general" after that scroll down to the bottom and press "Accessibility." Scroll to the bottom in the Physical & Motor and press "Assistivetouch" then turn that on. Then there will be a little button that works as a lock screen/home button.

Step 7: Lock Screen Camera

Go to your lock screen and you should see a little camera in the bottom right corner. Scroll up and you will go to camera!

Step 8: Passcode

Go to settings and press "general." Scroll down until you see "Passcode Lock" press that. If you want a Passcode press the button that says "Turn Passcode On." Then enter your Passcode.

Step 9: Make Your Device Talk!

Go to settings and press "general." After that scroll all the way down and press "Accessibility." In Vision there will be a button that's says "Speak Selection" press that and turn it on. You can adjust how fast or how slow the voice is. Also, right below the "Speak Selection" button is a button that says "Speak Auto- Text" turn that on if you want your device to read your messages out loud.

Step 10: White on Black

Go to settings and press "general." Then go to "Acsessibility." In the category Vision you will find a button that says "white on black" turn that on. It changes the colors on your screen!



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    That assistivetouch thing is really cool! I'm always worried about those buttons breaking, so it's good to know that I have other options. Thanks!

    These weren't really helpful to me? I already new what to do and I really think u should look up more tricks cause everyone knows how to do them no helpful at all??

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    it was not helpfull to me.. cause i already knw these things tell us something new.. please

    These aren't really secrets since it states all of these in the getting started booklet that comes with the device

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    Well, I liked your tutorial because I never read the booklets that come with anything. :P

    For invert colors you can toggle triple click home to do it like me. I did learn some things so thanks!

    cool also when ure taking a pic push the volume up button and it takes a pic

    Hi.. great tips. thanks!

    This is a great guide! I didn't know about the inverted colors! I turned it on and went to camera, and it acts as night vision! This could come in handy for a Nerf war! ;) Good job!

    I found most of these out by looking thought settings.

    Thank you brianadkison! I thought people would like to know the secrets!

    just the screenshot secret was worth the whole instructable! I never knew that and had to try it instantly... works awesome! Thanks again.

    Cool and very helpful