If you have an iPhone 12, one of the 4 models that Apple offers, you have an amazing device that you should get the most out of. That’s why today we bring you a little guide with some functions you need to turn off and others you need to turn on yes or yes on your device.
These features often go unnoticed by iPhone users, many of them are common on other Apple devices. This is what I I would like to activate and deactivate as soon as I turn on the iPhone 12.
Things to activate on iPhone 12
We will start with these settings that we need to activate as soon as we turn on our new iPhone.
Data consumption with 5G
The arrival of 5G on iPhone 12 It comes with a new framework that we have to adapt to our needs. If we have an unlimited data plan and with 5G we can adjust that the iPhone does not cut when downloading data, but if we don’t we can adjust it.
For this we enter Settings> Mobile data> Options> Data mode
It’s almost something essential to monitor the battery of your iPhone 12, and if you have other devices like Apple Watch or AirPods, it is even more necessary because it will also display the battery of those.
You can add this widget like any other, keep the screen pressed until the icons vibrate, click at the top left on the “+” and select the battery widget to add it to the home screen in the size you prefer.
It is a format exclusive to the iPhone 12 Pro, so if you own any of these models, you must activate it. Just enter Settings> Camera> Formats> Apple ProRaw. When you open the camera app, you will now see a button to turn RAW format on or off.
Volume up button for burst photos
The way to take a burst of photos had changed, and when you held down the volume button, a video would start. However, you can enable a simple setting so that when press and hold the iPhone volume up button take a burst photo and not a video.
To do this, simply enter Settings> Camera and turn on the switch indicating “Volume up button for burst”. This way, it will be easier to take these types of photos.
Let Siri speak only when necessary
It’s a very interesting tweak that came to Siri. Now you can choose when do you want the assistant to speak, for example, you might not want to receive a response by speaking when iPhone is silent.
To customize this setting, you must enter Siri and Search> Siri Answers in Settings. You can choose to always have voice responses, only when silent mode is off, or only when you say “Hey Siri”.
Double tap back
This is one of the best iOS 14 tricks and it is something that you must have enabled on your iPhone 12. You can configure a double or triple tap on the back to activate various functions or execute shortcuts.
Just enter Settings> Accessibility> Touch> Touch feedback. You can choose what you want the iPhone 12 to do after pressing the back two or three times.
Things to disable on iPhone 12
There are also other types of settings that you may want to disable, although this depends on the uses of each user.
Disable 5G if necessary
And you do not have a business with a 5G network, or it is not available in your place of residence Usually the best you can do is turn off this connection, this will save battery power as well.
Enter Settings> Mobile data> Options> Voice and data. If you don’t have 5G, it’s best to select 4G, and if you’re in an area with poor 5G coverage, it’s best to leave it on automatic 5G.
Disable features when iPhone 12 is locked
This is something very personal, but one that must be taken into account. Since Settings> Face ID and passcode We can disable certain functions that our iPhone 12 can do from the lock screen without having to identify us.
There are options like ability to view notification center, talk to Siri, reply to messages or return missed calls that we may not want to have activated. Uncheck those that seem practical to you.
Zoom into who’s talking on FaceTime
This is a setting that you should turn off with a yes or a yes if you are using FaceTime for group video conferencing. This prevents floating windows from moving around and zooming in on the screen. Enter Settings> FaceTime and disable extension to speaker.
we hope enjoy your iPhone 12 a lot with these tips. There are a lot of tips waiting for you because it is an amazing device, congratulations if you take it out and it will last for many years to come.