It appears that Apple has released the iOS 12 to be one of the best releases in quite some time. Instead of a complete renovation of the iOS environment, it is more like an improvement on iOS 11. With iOS 12 new features, Apple is focusing more on improving the overall performances of various iOS devices. There are iOS 12 features that are easier to find, and there are some hidden features that can make the whole phone-using experience a lot more stimulating. Let’s have a look at some of the iOS 12 hidden features that can make the things more interesting.
List of iOS 12 hidden features
Added Battery Info
Draining battery problem is something every mobile user comes across. To figure out what is causing the battery drain on your mobile is what everyone wants. With iOS 12, you can get a lot more information about your phone battery. Just go to the ‘Settings’ menu and choose ‘Battery’ and there you will find all sorts of information including charts, graphs, breakdowns. They all will be showing exactly where, how, and when your phone battery is being used.
Do Not Disturb By Choice
You can use the ‘Do not disturb’ for a short time without turning it on or off manually while you are in a meeting, movie theatre, or any other important event where you do not want to get disturbed. You can actually pre-set the ‘Do not disturb’ feature to disable itself after some time such after an hour, or evening, or when you leave your current location programmed in your iOS 12.
Go to ‘Control Center’ and long-press the icon of ‘Do Not Disturb’ to choose from the available options with this feature.
Automatic updates for OS
Apple has added a new feature in iOS 12 which will automatically install the iOS updates on your device without you needing to do the task manually. You would just have to enable the automatic updates feature. For that,
- Go to the Settings menu
- Select General
- Select Software Updates
- Enable Automatic updates
With the help of this new feature, whenever an update will be released by the company, your iPhone will update the system automatically.
Disabling USB accessories
There are many hacking tools that can crack your iPhone passcode using a USB port. To avoid that, Apple has installed a new feature in iOS 12 that can disable the Lightning port on your iOS device if you haven’t unlocked your phone in last hour. Although this feature’s default setting is ‘Enable’, you can disable it in just a few seconds if you want to.
Just open the ‘Settings’ menu, and go to ‘Face ID & Passcode’. Then go to the bottom of the page and set the ‘On’ position for the USB Accessories option.
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