Almost everyone these days owns an iphone, but many do not know how to use it in the ways that they can. You arent the only one who isnt making the most of their phone. Read this article to find out more about new ways to Article use your iphone. Take great pictures by using your headphone cord! The volume buttons can be used to take pictures now, so you can hold the cord in your other hand to keep your shots steady and clear. This method can even be used if you are resting your phone on a stand. If you would like your iphone battery to last longer, dial down the brightness factor of your phones display. Go to the settings portion of your iphone to alter the illumination level. That helps you save your battery, which is especially usefully if you need to have a fully charged phone. Avoid putting too many apps on your phone. While it can be tempting to load up your device, remember that most users wind up deleting the majority of the apps they add. It can be a costly addiction and it may also slow down your device, particularly when the apps start updating. Use the headphone cord to help you take pictures. It can be difficult to take a picture that is in focus if you are pushing a button that is on the actual phone. Instead, push the cords button; the slight movement will not affect your iphone at all, allowing you to take a crisp, clear photograph. Dont panic if your iphone gets wet. Phones sometimes slip out of pockets and into puddles or sinks. If this happens to you, dont use a blow dryer to try to dry your phone off as quickly as possible. This could force moisture deeper into the phone. Instead, try leaving your phone in a bag of uncooked rice overnight. Take a screen shot on your iphone. Do you want to capture a shot of your screen? You can quickly push down the Home button, and the Sleep/Wake button at the same time, and then release it. You should hear a camera sound. This will take a picture of whatever is on your screen, and it can be found in your picture file. If you are sick of the ringtones provided to you with your phone and want new ones, you do not need to spend money buying new ones. Instead, make your own ringtones! There is an app called "Ringtone App" and it is free. You can take clips of songs you like and turn them into a ringtone!! Are you sick of the annoying "suggest words" when trying to type a text or email on your iphone? This problem can be easily taken care of. If there is a suggest words that you do not want to accept, just tap the small "X" found at the end of the word. From what you learned iphones are in a sense addicting devices. Since they allow you to do almost anything, they are great tools to have around at all times. Go ahead and indulge in life, and get yourself an iphone so that you arent left behind all of your friends and family who have already made upgrades.