7 Unexplored Features of a Smartphone

We all want the latest and the most high-end cell phone that is available on the market. But we may not know the wonderful features our phones possess. Let us read below seven unexplored features of a smartphone that we all should know

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1. Control your Big Screen Television

1.	Control your Big Screen Television

Transform your smartphone into a wireless remote. The key feature of the apps is to make any phone a complex control device for your laptop, PC or TV. Enjoy wireless control over your entire computer.

2. Enable ‘Do Not Disturb’ based on location

2.	Enable ‘Do Not Disturb’ based on location

Smartphones are capable of ‘Do Not Disturb’ mode until you leave your current location. This helps you to be online but just hidden for some time from unwanted social media. To enable this mode, find the option through the Control Centre and not the Settings: Tap and hold the Do Not Disturb (crescent moon) icon in Control Centre, then select ‘Until I leave this location’.

3. Screen Magnifier

3.	Screen Magnifier

People with poor eyesight often have no idea how much this feature can help them. Just go to Settings > Accessibility > Magnification gestures. Then you will be able to zoom in on any part of the display just by tapping it. There are also some apps that can be downloaded, and the rear camera can be used as an actual magnifying glass.

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4. Text to Speech

4.	Text to Speech

Not only can you read this article, but you can also listen to it if you have an Android device. So, if you prefer to hear incoming information rather than see it, go to Settings > Accessibility and turn on the Text-to-Speech Output option. Similar options are available in the iPhone phones as well.

5. Bubble level in your phone

5.	Bubble level in your phone

All smartphones have a wide range of sensors that determine your position and orientation. If you download an app, you will be able to use your phone as a precise bubble level to measure any surface. There are also apps available to measure the dimensions of a surface, Wi-Fi Analyzer, Scanner, Compass and more.

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6. Save a web page

6.	Save a web page

Very often we open a book or an article in a browser tab to read later, but it never happens because of a bad internet signal. The saved pages are gone, and your mood is spoiled. Good news! The Google Chrome app allow to save any internet content for further reading – just press the Download button and enjoy your read.

7. Offline Maps for Navigation

7.	Offline Maps for Navigation

If you are unable to connect the internet or your mobile data is slow, then you can save an area from Google Maps on your phone or tablet and use it when you are offline. It is very easy to download an area from the Google maps on your device and use it offline. Downloading Google Maps and navigating offline also saves battery power in case you are going on long drives and do not have an option to charge the phone in your car.

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