1. Scroll to Top of Page
In any application, Safari included, you can automatically scroll to the top of the page
by tapping on the "top bar", which has the time, service bars, and battery. In Safari,
this not only brings you to the top of the page, but also brings up the URL bar.
2. Domain Resolution
When typing a URL in Safari, you don't have to type the "www" or the ".com".For instance,
for www.cnn.com just type "cnn" in the URL box. Note: Your search engine must be set to
Google, not Yahoo.
3. Domain Suffix - <On firmware 2.0 only>
Hold down the ".com" key for ".net, .edu, .org" keys. Note: Slide your finger from
.com to .net/.edu/.org, rather than lifting and pressing.
4. Click & Hold URL's
In Safari, hold a link to see the URL and site name.
5. Soft Reset
Press and hold the Home button and the Sleep button to restart your iPhone. A white light will flash,
the screen will shut off and then turn back on. Keep holding until the screen turns back on.
6. Take a Screenshot
To take a screenshot, hold the home button and click the sleep button. The screen will flash white
and the screenshot will be stored in your camera roll.
7. Set Parental Controls
You can enable certain restrictions or parental controls on your iPhone. You can block explicit lyrics,
Safari, YouTube, iTunes, or the App Store. Just go to Settings, General, Restrictions.
8. Save Any Image from Safari
To save any image from the web to your camera roll, simply press and hold the image.
A menu will appear asking "Save Image" or "Cancel". Once the image is in your camera roll, you can set
it as your wallpaper.
9. Fast Forward/Rewind Music & Video
Press and hold the skip forward/back arrows to fast forward or rewind rather than skip tracks.
Also, press on the album art to manually FF/rewind.
10. Delete Emails
You can do both "bulk deletes" and "individual deletes" when browsing email. To do a bulk delete,
simply click Edit, check off the desired emails, and then choose delete or move. To delete a single
email, simply "cross it out" by swiping your finger across the email, then press delete.
11. Double Tap Home Button
Double tapping the home button has several useful functions, which are described here.:
iPhone Home Button Trick 1
There is a common misconception that you must press the "Sleep/Wake" button to bring your iPhone out
of sleep mode. You can press either your home button or your sleep/wake button to wake your sleeping
iPhone and bring up the "Slide to unlock" screen.
iPhone Home Button Trick 2
You can assign several functions to "double-clicking" your Home button.
Simply go to Settings -> General -> Home Button. You should arrive at this menu
You can choose whether double clicking your iPhone takes you to your "Favorite" contacts, or brings up
iPod controls. While phone favorites is convenient, setting it to iPod mode allows you to start music
no matter what else you're doing. In other words, it brings up iPod controls (play, pause, skip, volume)
over whatever other application you are running (Safari included).
Setting iPod Controls to "On" means that if you already have music playing, double clicking the Home
button will bring up iPod controls even if you have the Home Button set to "phone favorites".
iPhone Home Button Trick 3
Double clicking the home button from the "Slide to unlock" screen will always bring up iPod controls,
right over the "Slide to unlock" screen. You can control your iPod without even unlocking your phone!
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