Did you just purchase an iPhone XS, XS Max or iPhone XR? If yes, then congratulations. These latest iPhone models are equipped with handy features and sophisticated tools. If you are getting started with the new iPhones, then you need to learn a few tips and tricks to master them. Let’s check out the best methods for setting up and using a brand-new iPhone XS, XS Max, or XR.
- Setting up Face ID
This year, Apple has at last ditched the Home button for all the latest iPhones. Users can easily unlock their iPhone XS, XS Max and XR with Face ID. Just navigate to Settings, and tap on Face ID and Passcode. Users who have set a passcode will be asked to input it. Or else, they will have to set a passcode for proceeding. Select the Setup Face ID option. When the face scanning gets over, users have to swipe upwards and glance at the iPhone to unlock it.
- Taking screenshots
In older iPhones, one had to hit the power button and home button for taking a screenshot. The process to take screenshots in iPhone XS, XS Max and XR are a bit different. In order to snap a screenshot, just hit the Power button and Volume Up button at the same time. A tiny picture of the screenshot will show up on the bottom left-hand corner of the screen. In order to edit the screenshot, touch the preview. Or else, the screenshot will get saved in the Photos app.
- Setting up and using Apple Pay
Using Apple Pay, you can buy stuff and make payments without having to carry cash. Using Apple Pay is easy, you just need to add a card to the digital wallet. Simply visit the Settings app and select Wallet & Apple Pay. Tap on Add Card. After setting it up, you need to tap twice on the lock icon at the right portion of the phone.
- Using Portrait Mode and Depth Control
iPhone XS and XS Max feature Portrait Mode in their front-facing and back-facing camera. If you wish to use Portrait Mode, then launch the camera and slide towards the left until you get the Portrait mode. Now, from the slideshow at the bottom, choose the appropriate lighting option and hit the shutter option.
Depth Control allows users to control the background blur after the pictured has been snapped. For using this feature, just choose the picture and select edit. Now, use the slider to increase or decrease the background blur.
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