Best Top 11 hidden features of iOS 11
Apple is released features of iOS 11 Public Beta 1 version on this Monday, which related to the second developer beta that was actually released just last week. While many of the curious Apple fans already installed the developer beta who wanted to test iOS 11.
iOS 11 will take long time to being stable release but of course we can find the iOS 11 features in Public Beta version it self also it’s very easy to roll back(downgrade) to iOS 10.3 if you have any issues. Here is the Best Top 11 hidden features of apple iPhone iOS 11:
Talk to Siri without talking
Finally apple launched talk to Siri with without talking(Talk to Siri with Typing) .
Steps for how to enable Talk to Siri with Typing:
enable Talk to Siri with Typing
- Go to Settings
- Go to General
- Then go to Accessibility
- Now enable Siri and toggle on the “Type to Siri” option.
Now you can easily communicate with Siri by typing instead of talking.
View older notifications
When you swipe down from the top of the iPhone screen now, you will get something called a Cover Sheet instead of old notification center. Also it’s more confusing but the fact is Cover Sheet also looks almost identical to the lock screen, but it only displays a very few recent notifications. If you want to see the remaining? Just swipe up from the middle of the screen.
FaceTime Live Photos
Now you can catch the live photos from your Facetime video call.
here is the steps for how to catch or take Facetime live photos
Enable facetime live photos
- Go to FaceTime in the Settings app
- Now toggle on FaceTime Live Photos.
That is it, when you’re on a FaceTime video call, just tap the shutter button to capture a live screenshot.
Convert to a PDF
A new option is introduced in the iOS 11 OS share sheet marked “PDF” button, lets you convert a document, webpage, photo and anything else to a PDF. Also you can mark it up with notes before saving it.
Disable using Apple’s new photo format
In iOS 11, Apple switched to a new photo format called HEIF/HEVC , when you take pictures it will take less space without compromising quality.
How to Stop using Apple’s new photo format
- Go to Settings
- Then Go to Camera.
- Formats and switch “High Efficiency” to “Most Compatible.”
DND or Do Not Disturb While Driving
Another awesome feature Apple introduced in iOS 11 has Do Not Disturb While Driving feature that can prevent you from using your phone when you driving. It’s a really awesome idea, will save lots of unwanted driving accidents
How to Enable Do Not Disturb option While Driving
- Open the Settings app.
- Then go to Do Not Disturb.
- Under that select “Do Not Disturb While Driving,” and tap Activate and select Manually (you have to enable this feature on your own) or “Connected to Car Bluetooth.”
Another super feature is handwriting mail. You can compose your email by handwriting.
how to enable Handwritten emails
- Compose new email.
- long-press in any open space in message area in Apple’s Mail app.
- Then tap “Insert Drawing.”
Background App Refresh options
This is cool feature is added in iOS 11 for great way to conserve battery life and cellular data while you’re on the go.
How to enable background app refresh options
- Navigate to Settings
- The go to General.
- Now go to Background App Refresh.
- There you’ll see a two new option to choose whether to allow apps to
1. refresh in the background anytime
2. refresh only when you’re connected to a Wi-Fi network.
An other awesome features of iOS 11 is emergency SOS.
Here’s the steps for
How to Enable SOS emergency call in iOS 11
- Navigate to Settings.
- Then go to Emergency SOS.
- Tab and enable this feature.
- Give your emergency contacts.
- Then when you tap the power button five times it’ll call to the police and notify your emergency contacts.
Even You can change a countdown that will delay your SOS function in case pressed it by mistake.
Use a note without unlocking the phone
Now you’re don’t worry about taking notes in Apple’s iPhone, they introduced new Control Center will give users direct access to notes now, that means you won’t even need to unlock your device. You can enable this by going Settings > there you can designate an amount of time your recent note will remain accessible.
Turn off iPhone without Power button
Apple newly introduced the option called Shut Down, If your power button is not working then you can turn off using this but also you need to think about how to turn on without Power button. LOL!
So here is turn of iPhone without power button .