30 Hidden Features of iOS 13 That You Should Definitely Check Out

Hidden Features of iOS 13

iOS 13 is here, and it brings new features that should be known to each and every iOS users. If you have not upgraded your device to iOS 13, it is the time to improve it, because you cannot miss this significant update and neither you can miss these exciting features. Here is the list of all the 30 favorite hidden iOS 13 features:

  1. Now you can easily switch Wi-Fi networks and Bluetooth devices

You need not to go the setting now. Just,

  • Open the control center
  • Tap and hold the Wi-Fi icon to explore the list of available wi-fi networks.
  • The same is applicable for Bluetooth as well.
  1. You can silence the call from unknown numbers. Follow the following steps,
  • Go to settings
  • Go to Phone
  • Enable Silence Unknown Callers
  1. You can now download large applications just by using your mobile data
  • Go to settings
  • Go to iTunes and app store and in the mobile data section tap, APP DOWNLOAD
  • Select Always Allow
  1. iOS 13 provides dual-sim support for Face Time and iMessage

users can now use both their linked contact numbers on Face Time and iMessage

  1. iOS 13 allows you to delete applications directly from the App store
  • open the App Store
  • Tap your profile icon
  • Scroll down to Updates section
  • Find the app you want to delete
  • Swipe left and tap Delete
  1. iOS 13 provides an improved silent mode display
  • toggle the mute switch on your iPhone
  • iOS 13 will subtly tell you that you have toggled the silent mode on or off.
  1. You can now Automatically close the Safari tabs
  • Go to settings
  • Tap Safari
  • Tap on Close tabs

You can also select any one of After One Day, One week, and After One Month to close the Safari Tabs automatically.

  1. You can now Safe Open Tabs in Safari as Bookmarks
  • Open Safari
  • Tap and Hold the Bookmarks button
  • Tap on Add Bookmarks for (number) tabs
  • Name the folder and Tap Save
  1. You now get the option to use mouse with an iPhone or iPad
  • You can now use Bluetooth mouse with the iOS devices
  • Go to Settings
  • Go to Accessibility
  • Go to touch
  • Tap on Assistive touch
  • Tap on Devices
  • Select Bluetooth Devices
  • Pair your iOS 13 device with a Bluetooth mouse and use the mouse with an iPhone and iPad.
  1. iOS 13 offers the Safari Download Manager feature
  • you just need to tap any link to download a file and Safari will ask if you want to download it.
  • Tap on Download
  • To change the download location, go to Settings the,n go to Safari and then click on Downloads and select your preferred destination.
  • You tap Remove Download List Items.
  • You can now Screenshot the full web page
  • If your iPhone or iPad has Face ID, tap power + volume up to take the screenshot.
  • If your iPhone or iPad does not have face ID, then tap power + home to take the screenshot
  • Tap the screenshot preview on the bottom left and then tap Full Page icon
  • Tap Done
  • Save PDF to files.
  1. You can save screenshot to files
  • Take screenshot on your iOS device
  • Tap on Preview
  • Tap on Done
  • Tap on Save to Files
  • Select the destination wherever you want to save the file.
  1. iOS 13 provides a much-improved message search
  2. iOS 13 features lyrics synced with the songs on Apple Music. (You just need to tap the lyrics button on the bottom left)
  3. You can enable low data mode to help the applications reduce their mobile data usage.
  • Go to Settings
  • Tap on Mobile data
  • Select mobile Data options and enable Low Data Mode
  1. iOS 13 provides optimized battery charging
  • go to Settings
  • Go to Battery
  • Select Battery health
  • And finally, optimized battery charging is enabled
  1. You can search for text in the Notes application and relevant images will also show up now.
  2. You can now add people to folders in Notes
  • Open Notes
  • Tap the three dots icon on the top right and then tap Select Notes.
  • Select the notes you want to group in a folder and then tap Move To and then Tap New Folder and,
  • Create New Folder
  • Now tap on the folders on the page where you see all your notes
  • Open the folder you want to share
  • Tap the three dots icon on the top right corner and add people.
  1. Sending emoji becomes easy as there is now separate emoji button on the iOS keyboard
  2. You can compress and expand files
  • iOS 13 supports zipping and unzipping the file; you just have to transfer zip or tar files to the Files app on iOS.
  • Tap the file, and it will open
  • To compress the files, open the Files app and tap and hold any file, then select Compress
  1. You can create folders on your iOS device’s storage you just need to tap and hold any empty space and tap New folder
  2. You can zoom all the way in or out in Photos. You just need to open the photos app and go to the Photos tab.
  3. You can remove EXIF data from Photos
  4. iOS 13 provides better location privacy settings
  • go to settings
  • tap on privacy
  • tap on Location Services
  • tap any app name, and then you will see a new option called Ask Next Time
  1. iOS 13 provides PS4 and Xbox One controller support
  • The latest upgrade supports the official PS4 and Xbox one controllers
  • You can pair these controllers with your device to play games that support controllers, and there are a lot of them
  1. iOS 13 provides app subscription warnings when deleting applications
  2. You get the option of a new Reading Goals option once you open the Books App.
  • Tap it, and then tap Adjust
  • You can set your daily reading goal
  1. You can add events by tapping the +button on the top-right corner of the Calendar. Scroll down and tap Add Attachment. This feature will allow users to attach documents to your calendar event.
  2. You use three-finger and tap twice to undo

iOS 13 comes with a new undo feature.

  1. iOS 13 comes with a Bluetooth privacy setting
  • go to settings
  • tap Privacy option
  • you will see the new menu called Bluetooth
  1. iOS 13 provides Bluetooth privacy setting  
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