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Top 12 iOS17 hidden features you need to try

Explore the exciting iOS17 and unearth its top 10 hidden features that promise to transform your daily mobile experience.

Top 12 iOS17 hidden features you need to try

A sneak peek into iOS17’s hidden features

iOS17 has a wide range of features from personalized contact posters to interactive widgets, these concealed apps are set to redefine the way you interact with your device.

Auto symbol and laundry care lookup

This feature works by simply capturing a photo of the symbol, swiping it upwards, and selecting the appropriate option to receive an explanation. This works for automobile as well as laundry care.

Top 10 iOS17 hidden features you need to try
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Step1: Just take a photo of the warning lights or symbols and swipe it up. 

Step 2: You’ll see a Look Up Auto Symbol/Laundry Care option, tap on it.

Step 3: The Visual Look Up tool will identify the warning lights and provide you with the necessary information.

Personalized contact posters

You can now create and designate a full-screen contact card for your friends and family, referred to as personalized Contact Posters by Apple. This feature grants you even more personalization options for your phone experience.

Focus when locked

Many users find the Focus Modes feature on the iPhone quite beneficial. One particularly intriguing feature in iOS17 is the ability to selectively manage notifications. It allows users to mute notifications exclusively when the device is in a locked state, ensuring that notifications are received as usual during active phone usage.

This feature essentially transforms the locked phone into a dedicated Focus Mode. For individuals who frequently utilize Focus modes, it’s advisable to explore and configure this discreet iOS 17 setting.

Step 1: Open Settings and tap on Focus.

Step 2: Then, tap on any Focus mode. We’ve chosen Work.

Top 12 iOS17 hidden features you need to try

Live voicemail

In situations where you cant answer a call and the caller leaves a voicemail , iOS17 will automatically transcribe the voicemail allowing you to read it contents.

Reset you new iPhone password

Forgetting your recently set iPhone passcode can be quite frustrating, but don’t worry. We’ll reveal a secret feature in iOS 17 that allows you to use your previous passcode to unlock your iPhone and set a new passcode. It’s a convenient option, right?

Just remember, this feature is only available for up to 72 hours after creating a new passcode on your iPhone. If you recall your new passcode and prefer not to use the old one, you can also choose to expire the previous passcode instantly in the Face ID & Passcode settings.

Here’s how to utilize your previous passcode to establish a new one:

Top 10 iOS17 hidden features you need to try

Step 1: Attempt various passcodes until you see the “iPhone Unavailable” screen.

Step 2: Tap “Forgot Passcode” and select “Enter Previous Passcode.”

Step 3: Enter your old passcode and create a new one, choosing from different passcode options.

Step 4: Verify the newly created passcode, and you’re all set.

Live stickers

The addition of customizable live stickers in iMessage on iOS17 enables more expressive and engaging interactions, infusing a playful element into your conversations.

Search filters

 iOS 17 introduces a feature to enhance message history searches with efficient filters, making it simpler to locate specific messages within your chat history.

Transcribe voice notes

Audio message transcriptions are enabled after you downloaded iOS 17For instance where you can listen to a voice message you can conveniently transcribe it to text. This ensures you never miss critical voice messages.

Check-in feature

Location sharing receives updates in iOS17, enabling you to track location within a preview box and assist family and friends in verifying if you have arrived at your destination safely and on time using the check-in feature.

Name-drop feature

The new Name-drop feature in iOS17 simplifies sharing your contact information with a single tap on another iPhone, streamlining the process of exchanging contact details.

Lock White Balance Feature 

iOS 17’s camera capabilities include the ability to lock your camera’s white balance while recording videos. This ensures consistent coloring throughout your video recordings. 

Top 10 iOS17 hidden features you need to try

Step 1: Open Settings and visit the Camera section.

Step 2: Then, tap on Record Video.

Step 3: Scroll down a bit and turn on the Lock White Balance toggle.

Interactive Widgets 

Interactive widgets represent a major addition to iOS 17, and their functionality is enhanced by various apps. For example, the recipe app Crouton allows you to access your favorite recipes without unlocking your iPhone, utilizing the potential of interactive widgets.

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