Tips to Optimize Your Smartphone
You’ve gotten used to having everything at your fingertips. But what can you do if your Smartphone falters when you need it most? Check out these easy tips and tricks to optimize your Smartphone.
Need more light but don’t want to deal with the dreaded flash-induced red eye? Use a friends flashlight app (and hand) to shed some extra light on your shot.
Accidentally drop your Smartphone in water?
Don’t freak out—there’s still hope.
Dry your phone off as much as possible.
Grab a sealable plastic bag and put your phone inside.
Fill the bag with uncooked rice—making sure the phone is completely covered on all sides.
Leave it alone and let the rice soak up all the moisture—a few hours later, your phone will be good as new.
Want to play music louder but don’t have speakers lying around? Grab a large glass (a metal cup would be even better) from the kitchen, play the song you want to hear and place your Smartphone speaker-end down to instantly crank the volume.
- Save battery life by:
Switching your device to Airplane Mode when you don’t need WiFi access.
Turning your screen brightness down.
Closing application windows that you’re not using.
If you’re struggling to snap a one-handed selfie because you can’t reach the screen, try connecting your earbuds and use the volume-controlled shutter button with your free hand.
Need to charge your Smartphone in a hurry? Go to your Settings, turn on Airplane Mode and charge away—you’ll be amazed at how much faster your battery reaches 100%.