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Hidden tricks you didn’t know your iPhone could do

10 features to take advantage of
iPhone

Plenty of features and functions hide behind the iPhone's unassuming exterior.

Both iPhones and Android devices have their pros and cons, but the general consensus is that iOS is a little easier to pick up and use, while Android offers more in the way of customization and configuration. Still, simple as Apple's operating system seems, you can find plenty of advanced features hidden below its polished surface.

If you don't know these features exist, however, you might never discover them. Which is why we're here to point them out. Learn how to hide private photos, use your phone as a spirit level, activate a hidden trackpad, teach nicknames to Siri, and more.

Keyboard trackpad

Keyboard trackpad

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Use the keyboard as a trackpad

Did you know the iPhone keyboard can double as a trackpad? With this feature, you can move the cursor more accurately and jump to bits of text, all

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