Apple iPhone 15

5 Hidden Features of iPhone 15 You Have Been Missing Out On

Have you been using the iPhone 15 for some time now or just got a new one?

Apple has always been up to date when it comes to providing great specifications and software to support it. Their latest offering, iPhone 15 lineup is filled with software features to enhance user experience. But, still, there are some hidden gems and features of iPhone 15 that most users don’t know about. 

Keep reading as we help you explore the hidden areas of your phone and make you a true Apple fanboy. 

Turn Your Image into a Sticker

We all love sending customized stickers to our friends and being friendly. And what if you could convert your photos into stickers? Apple has introduced this latest hidden gem to make your conversations more fun. Users can convert both images as well as live images into stickers. 

All you need to do is open the Photos app on your iPhone, select your desired image, hold, and tap on the add sticker. Now the photo has been added as a sticker on your keyboard. 

Users can convert Live Photos into animated stickers. Just open the Photos App, choose a live photo, hold the subject, a duplicate will appear, and tap on the add sticker. Now the animated sticker has been added to your keyboard. 

Apple Maps Can Now Be Used Offline

Apple Maps are the go-to application for maps when it comes to iPhones. And the latest series, iPhone 15 takes things to the next level. Now users can easily download an offline map to help them navigate. The need for a stable connection for navigation to unknown routes has been finished. 

How to Access Offline Maps On Apple Maps

Apple Maps > Click on Your Profile Photo > Offline Maps > Download New Maps. Now you can choose the city or a specific area you want to use in offline mode. And within seconds you have Apple Maps working without the internet at your fingertips. 

Easy to Delete Verification Codes

Apple has always taken a keen interest in protecting the data of its customers. And to make their phones even more secure, the iPhone 15 series comes with a hidden gem. 

It can delete sensitive verification codes sent by various apps to keep your phone safe. The option is turned off by default, so you need to turn it on. 

All you need to do is go to your settings app, select the password, then click on the password option to turn on “ clean up automatically “. Now all your received verification codes will be automatically deleted after use. 

Unlocking Additional Lenses in Your Pro Phones

Apple iPhones have been most famous for their outstanding camera abilities. And with iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max, Apple has taken things to the next level. The Pro version comes with a 48-megapixel camera and three focal lengths of 24mm, 28mm, and 35mm. 

Users can now take more control of their camera, by turning on or off the lenses as they desire.

How to Unlock Additional Camera Lenses in iPhone 15 (Pro and Pro Max Feature only)

Settings > Camera > Main Camera

You will see toggle switches for lenses and which one to make the default option. 

When you are clicking photos, all you need to do is tap on the 1x zoom level button. Now you can easily swap between lenses of 1x (24mm), 1.2x (2.8mm), and 1.5x(35mm). 

Maintaining a Safe Screen Distance

We all love using our smartphones but sometimes they get a bit too close to our eyes. The vision can be disturbed if we keep this practice for a long time. To ensure this doesn’t happen and users maintain a safe distance from the phone. The iPhone 15 series comes with a Screen Distance feature. 

It can alert you if your phone is closer than 12 inches to your eyes. This way you can move it away and keep using the phone for as long as you want.

How To Turn on Screen Distance

Settings > Screen Time > Click on Screen Distance > Toggle On Screen Distance. 

Now the hidden gem is on, the phone will keep on alerting you and your vision will be safe. 

New Battery Statistics 

Ever since Apple has launched battery statistics in their phones, users have taken a lot of benefit from it. This time Apple has managed to take things even further by introducing advanced battery statistics. The iPhone 15 models have introduced this new information to learn more about the devices. 

How To Access The New Battery Statistics in iPhone 15

Settings > Battery > Battery Health

Learn about various information such as manufacturing date, first use date, and number of charge cycles. 

The information can be very useful for consumers looking to buy a secondhand phone.

Hiding the Mute Bell Icon in the Status Bar

The iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max come with an action button, a feature that can do a lot on its own. But by looking at it users can’t tell if their phone is on silent or not. Apple has also introduced a “mute bell” icon in the status bar. It can be a bit annoying for some consumers but worry not as it can be easily hidden away. 

How to Hide The Mute Bell Icon in iPhone 15

Just go to Settings, Click on Open Sound and Haptics, and you will see a big red silent mode toggle on the top. It will have the option to “ Show in Status Bar “ as well. Simply turn it off to stop viewing the option in the control center.

The iPhone 15 series is filled with mystery features that help you elevate the user experience. These features are easy to use and can be beneficial for you. 

What do you think is the best-hidden gem for you? And let us know if we have missed any!