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11 Best iOS 16 Tips and Tricks

iOS 16 Tips and Tricks

IOS 16 is jam-packed with new features; Apple has added nearly 400 new features to iOS 16. Most of them you may be familiar with, but many are hidden like easter eggs for us to discover. I’m sure that as soon as you install iOS 16, you’ll start exploring its features and making changes, especially when it comes to lock screen customization. There are some tips and tricks in these features that you can use to make your iPhone experience more enjoyable. Let me take you on a tour of some of the most amazing iOS 16 tips and tricks that you must know right now.

iOS 16 Tips and Tricks


With iOS 16, users can now rename their screen shorts by tapping the share button. When you click on the share button, a pop-up window will appear, with a rename option at the top. Click on it, enter any name you want, and then press the submit button.

When you select the Done option, you will be presented with a slew of new options for working with screenshots, including saving to photos, quick notes, files, copy and delete, and finally delete screenshots.


Finally, you can search photos based on the text on the photo. This can be done directly from the Photos app. It will now be very simple to locate photos, particularly screenshots, or notes.

3.    DATE/ TIME

With iOS 16, you can simply select a group of photos, tap on the three dots, and then change the date and time of the photo. You may even be able to change the location of the photos. You can do it all at once without having to select each item individually.

4.    ALARM

You can now set your alarm from the spotlight search without opening the clock app. Go to spotlight search and search for alarm, then click on create alarm, choose a time that works for you, and tap on the done option.


This is a very useful feature found on Safari in iOS 16. When you click on clear browsing data and want to clear all the data from Safari but have tabs open, this feature will now give you the option to keep tabs or close tabs.

With iOS 16, you will be able to share extensions across devices. So, if you use safari extensions on your iPhone, you won’t have to install them on every other device; instead, go to safari settings > extensions > enable share across devices.


When it comes to music, you can finally sort your playlist on your iPhone. You can sort by title, artist, album, or date of release. Simply go to the music library, click on the three dots, and follow the on-screen instructions.


On iOS 16, the default calendar app now allows you to copy and paste events. You can copy an event by tapping and holding it. When creating a new event, you will have the option to paste it from the clipboard.


One cool feature of iMessage in iOS 16 is that you no longer have to press and hold the voice recording button to record a voice message. All you have to do is tap on it and it will begin recording; once finished, tap again and you are ready to go.


In iOS 16, there is no option to select wallpaper for both the home screen and the lock screen. Simply go to the wallpaper settings and select the hone screen option to select your desired wallpaper.


The search button on the home screen is another new feature in iOS 16. When you click the search button, you will be directed to the spotlight search. You can turn it off by going to the home screen settings and unchecking the show on the home screen option.


This feature can work anywhere on iOS 16. That feature is available wherever you have access to the share sheet. You can also add photos directly from the Photos app to a quick note. Go to the photos, click the share button, and then tap the add to a quick note button.

That’s all, folks! These are some of the tips and tricks you can use to enhance your iPhone experience. There are numerous other tips and tricks that we will list shortly. Let us know which of these tricks is your favorite in the comments section.

Until next time, with another topic. Till then, Toodles.

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She started her career as a journalist and ended up being a good content writer at consideringapple.com. Since she has journalism quality, she loves to be in trend by collecting and writing on the latest iPhone, iPad, Mac, or other Apple product related stuff on the website. She has little birds everywhere.

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