10 Mistakes You're Making with Your iPhone

10 Mistakes You’re Making with Your iPhone

10 Mistakes You're Making with Your iPhone
16 May 2020 - 16:06 - Update: 18 May 2020 - 08:17

10. Having Too Many Push Notifications:

A lot of people don’t know how to turn off the

push notifications from all their apps.

This is understandable because a lot of people don’t really look through their phone that

intensely.

If there is an app that you want to stop notifications from then head to your settings.

Once there scroll to the bottom of the page and you will find all the apps you have.

Click on the app that you want to stop the notifications from, and then click the button

to stop the notifications from happening.

9. Not Backing Up Your iPhone:

You make a major mistake when you don’t back up your iPhone

onto your computer.

In case you are someone who doesn’t know what this means, we are talking about putting

all the information on your phone, onto another device, most likely your computer.

You want to do this because your phone might die or get stolen at any moment.

If you care about the information that is on your iPhone, such as your photos, you might

want to back it up.

8. Not Using a Passcode or Touch ID:

We know that it can be annoying to have to go in and

out of your phone using a password or using or fingerprint or your face.

But the truth is, your phone might get stolen at any minute and you will regret it if that

thief gets your information.

It won’t take that much time out of your day to make up a protection password for your

phone, so just do it.

7. Don’t Charge Your Phone Overnight:

A lot of us think that this is a myth and we continue

to charge our phones overnight.

This is a huge mistake to make.

Leaving your phone on charge overnight can cause slight damage to your phone and its

battery.

So the next time you want to charge your phone, don’t wait until going to bed.

6. Don’t Wait Until Zero:

For some reason, a lot of us wait until our phones are on zero

battery to charge it.

This isn’t a smart thing to do.

You should start charging your phone when it hits to 40% mark.

Charging a phone with a lithium-ion battery when it is at zero can make it become seriously

unstable.

5. Not Turning Off Your Wifi:

If you are in an area where there is no wifi or in a place

where you don’t need to use the wifi, turn your wifi off.

Leaving your wifi on all the time can be a cause the battery to drain faster than if

it was off.

If you don’t know how to do this, go into your settings, and click on Wi-Fi.

Then turn it off.

4. Allowing Location Service On Everything:

When you allow location services on all of your

apps this drains the battery faster than normal.

You should only apply an app to access your location when you are going to use the app.

When you are ordering an Uber, then turn the location services on for that app during that

time.

The same goes for when you are using Maps.

3. Using All The Storage:

Using All The Storage: We have all been there when we get that notification from our iPhones

that tell us we have used up all the storage on our phones.

You are supposed to leave 10 percent storage on your phone for your iPhone to work properly.

From now on, go into your settings and check the storage amount that you have left before

taking any more photos, or downloading a new app.

2. Charging Your iPhone With Your Phone Case On:

A big mistake people make when charging

their iPhone is leaving the phone case on.

According to apple.com, you should remove your phone case when charging your phone because

it results in overheating.

When you overheat your phone the battery ends up being damaged.

Next time your charge your battery make sure you take off your phone case.

1. Not Using A Screen Protector:

Our iPhones are really expensive and they are in a way

part of who we are.

That means we need to protect them no matter what.

Sometimes a phone case doesn’t do the trick because the screen is still exposed and can

crack or smash.

Try to invest in a screen protector for your phone.

The next time you drop it you won’t have that feeling in the pit of your stomach that

your precious phone will be broken.

Now that you know the top things you’re doing wrong with your iPhone, here are some

pretty surprising facts about smartphones.

In 2014, over $23.5 billion was spent in the United States on replacing broken smartphones,

and most of these repairs were due to cracked screens.

In fact, approximately 25 percent of iPhone users have cracked their screen at least one time.

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