Cool Apple iOS 7 Features for Your iPhone

By now, most of you have taken the plunge and updated your iPhone with the latest operating system – iOS 7. Amidst of discovering updated functionality, you may not know that there are some pretty cool new features in iOS 7. Here are a few that my clients have useful.

 The LED Flashlight

There have been many apps that have served to turn your iPhone’s LED flash into a handy flashlight. But now, a flashlight is built right into iOS 7. Simply go to your Control Center (don’t know what that is? Read on.) and tap on the flashlight button for an intensely bright light.  The flashlight will remain on; however. So don’t forget to switch it off to prevent draining your battery.

 The Control Center

While the iPhone is intuitive for many actions, certain settings were not easy to get to in previous iOS versions. You would have to tap your way several screens into Settings to toggle certain functions on or off. With Control Center, you now have some of the most commonly used iPhone features with a single swipe of the screen.

Need to divide a restaurant bill for 6 and include tip? You will find calculator conveniently located in the Control Center. Turning WiFi or Bluetooth on or off are just as easy.

To get to the Control Center just swipe up from the bottom edge of the screen.


AirDrop has been a feature of the Mac OS for a few years now. It allows users in the same network to share files on the fly. AirDrop is now available on recent-generation iPhones running iOS 7 and allows you to share items like contacts, photos, and notes. First, you must enable AirDrop by going to the Control […]

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