iphone 14.4’s finest functions: 17 points you ought to be making use of on your apple iphone today – TNE


iphone 14 modifications a whole lot. 

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Apple remains to make iphone 14 as well as iPadOS 14 also far better by including useful brand-new capacities as well as functions. Most lately, Apple launched iphone 14.4, including a brand-new exercise to Fitness Plus for Apple Watch proprietors. It additionally included a brand-new Unity view face in February to commemorate Black History Month. The upgrade additionally consisted of a collection of safety and security solutions for susceptabilities that were proactively being made use of. Yikes. 

iphone 14.4 complies with the enhancement of Apple ProRaw pictures to the apple iphone 12 Pro as well as 12 Pro Max. Those brand-new functions sign up with a currently remarkable checklist of capacities that Apple offered its mobile phones with the launch of iphone 14 in September. iphone 14.5 is presently readily available in beta as well as is toning up to be a considerable upgrade for apple iphone proprietors. 

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For instance, you can individualize your apple iphone’s residence display by producing personalized application symbols as well as positioning brand-new widgets any place you desire. And a brand-new Scribble attribute in the iPad upgrade currently allows you make use of the Apple Pencil ($125 at Amazon) to compose in any kind of message area, as well as the tablet computer will certainly transform it to message, as opposed to constantly bring up the key-board. And that’s simply the start. 

Here are the very best suggestions as well as techniques we have actually found for iphone 14 as well as iPadOS 14. We’ll regularly upgrade this article, so examine back for even more great suggestions. 

Read a lot more: How to set up iphone 14 as well as iPadOS 14


App Library is the apple iphone’s brand-new application cabinet. 

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1. Check out the brand-new residence display functions

The apple iphone currently has an application drawerlike attribute called App Library, which serves as a stockroom to keep every one of the applications you do not consistently make use of. You can access the App Library by swiping from right to left on your display past every one of your existing residence displays. Another initially for the apple iphone is the capacity to position widgets on the residence display. Apple given designers with the devices to produce a brand-new design of widget that makes sure to make your Android pals envious. We enter into even more information regarding the residence display modifications right here

2. Create a personalized Smart Stack widget

Speaking of widgets, you’re not secured right into making use of Apple’s curated Smart Stack widget. You can produce your very own pile of widgets making use of the exact same strategy you would certainly make use of to produce an application folder. Seriously, it takes longer to determine which widgets to consist of than it does to produce it. 

Just maintain piling widgets till you enjoy. 

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3. Make your very own application symbols

Apple additionally included brand-new functions to its Shortcuts application, with one of the most prominent enhancement being the capacity to produce your very own application symbols as well as totally personalize the appearance of your phone. So as opposed to the Apple Mail application symbol, you can download and install a symbol that changes it with an image of a charming pet cat or the Gmail symbol as well as usage that to introduce the application. The procedure is rather laborious, however if you desire a residence display that differs from any kind of various other, it’s well worth your time. 


Custom symbols make your phone your very own.


4. Use applications without mounting them, many thanks to App Clips

Think of App Clips as mini applications that just reveal you a part of what the complete application can do. For instance, a Yelp App Clip might reveal you service hrs as well as the food selection for a details dining establishment as well as absolutely nothing even more. Want to attempt one? Open the Apple Maps application on your apple iphone, look for Panera Bread, faucet on an area and afterwards choose Order Food. Pretty cool, right? After making use of an App Clip, you can access it once again in the App Library in the lately included folder. 


iphone 14.3 brings with it ProRaw image assistance on the apple iphone 12 Pro as well as 12 Pro Max. Once you make it possible for ProRaw, you’ll see a brand-new “RAW” switch on the leading best side of the indigenous electronic camera application.

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5. apple iphone 12 Pro as well as Pro Max can take raw pictures

This is undoubtedly a function for digital photography aficionados, however one that will ideally stimulate the interest of those that are seeking to obtain a little bit a lot more out of their apple iphone electronic camera. The launch of iphone 14.3 includes Apple’s ProRaw image style, which enables you to take pictures making use of the “raw” digital photography style, as well as make modifications to it with no photo deterioration as when the image is transformed to a JPG (the criterion for Apple’s electronic camera application). 

For much more information as well as guidelines on where to discover the brand-new setup, look into our full ProRaw overview.


Apple’s Fitness Plus application is readily available on the apple iphone, iPad as well as AppleTELEVISION. 

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6. Work out at residence with Fitness Plus

With health clubs shut or performing at minimal ability, currently’s the moment to exercise in the house. Apple’s Fitness Plus solution is constructed straight right into your apple iphone, iPad ($305 at Amazon) as well as Apple TELEVISION ($180 at Best Buy), as well as it utilizes your Apple Watch to track your exercise. The directed video clip exercises are launched weekly, with alternatives for all various health and fitness degrees. Read our hands-on with the brand-new solution and afterwards allow us stroll you via whatever you require to understand to establish it up.

Read a lot more:  How Apple’s Fitness Plus resolves the Netflix forever-browsing trouble


You can check out information of what each session has to do with, consisting of a sneak peek of the tunes that are consisted of. 

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7. Time to stroll

Speaking of Fitness Plus, iphone 14.4 as well as WatchOS 7.3 included a brand-new exercise called Time to Walk. Apple has actually employed celebs that take place a digital stroll with you, informing tales that are indicated to be motivating, linked with individual songs selections. You’ll require to set up updates on your watch as well as phone prior to you can utilize it. Here’s just how to establish as well as make use of the brand-new exercise.  

8. Picture-in-Picture involves the apple iphone

You’re no more required to determine whether you wish to view a Twitch stream or browse Reddit on your apple iphone. With iphone 14, you can do both at the exact same time, since Apple has actually included picture-in-picture setting to the apple iphone. The iPad has actually had this attribute for a number of years currently, so it behaves to see the apple iphone obtain it also. When you begin viewing a video clip you just require to leave the application as well as return to the residence display to activate PiP. There are some applications, like YouTube, that do not sustain the attribute. You can check out a checklist of all the applications set up on your phone that assistance it by mosting likely to Settings > General > Picture in Picture. Read a lot more regarding picture-in-picture to obtain a far better suggestion of when as well as where it functions. 


Picture-in-picture is unbelievably beneficial. 

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9. Deleting applications can be puzzling currently

With the enhancement of the App Library, there’s currently an added action when it involves erasing an application from your phone as well as for long time apple iphone individuals, it’s never uncomplicated. But it does not need to be as well complicated; we stroll you via the brand-new actions to remove an application

10. Ditch Apple Mail as well as Safari

Apple included the capacity to remove its very own applications from your apple iphone a couple of years earlier, however you still could not establish applications like Gmail or Outlook as your default e-mail application. Now you can, however Apple has actually restricted this brand-new attribute to just the e-mail as well as internet internet browsers. It just takes a couple of faucets to make the adjustment, after which you will not need to handle Apple’s applications ever before once again. 


It’s real, you can establish some default applications on iphone 14. 

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11. AirPods Pro has a brand-new sound attribute

The apple iphone as well as iPad aren’t the only gadgets that got a large upgrade. Apple’s AirPods Pro additionally obtained a tiny firmware upgrade that included a brand-new attribute called Spatial Audio. You’ll require an apple iphone or iPad running iphone 14 to make use of the attribute. With both gadgets upgraded, whenever you’re viewing a video clip the audio will certainly adhere to the activities of your head, readjusting with each weave. TNE’s David Carnoy defined it as an “out-of-bud experience.” And he’s not incorrect. 

12. The iPad looks even more like a Mac than ever before

iPadOS 14 consists of numerous brand-new functions as well as improvements that bring its user interface closer to looking as well as functioning like a Mac. Or is it the Mac that’s beginning to resemble an iPad with MacOS Big Sur? Either method, you’ll wish to find out all you can regarding the brand-new iPad functions in iPadOS 14


Can’t discover that emoji you require? Search for it. 

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13. Hidden functions are the very best functions

Not to be neglected, there are numerous surprise functions in iphone 14 that do some really impressive points. For circumstances, a brand-new back-tap attribute allows you touch on the back of your phone 2 or 3 times, activating a job like taking a screenshot or releasing an application. We’ve located a total amount of 9 surprise functions worth showing to you thus far as well as strategy to maintain contributing to the checklist. 

14. New personal privacy functions 

Keeping your info exclusive is among Apple’s primary advertising and marketing factors, as well as iphone 14 is going also additionally to aid maintain your info exclusive. There are brand-new place sharing setups that will certainly restrict whether an application sees your specific place or an extra basic location. There’s additionally a brand-new notice dot that will certainly inform you when an application is utilizing your phone’s electronic camera or mic, as well as finer controls over which pictures an application has accessibility to. Check out every one of the brand-new personal privacy functions as well as just how to utilize them.


You do not need to inform applications specifically where you are if you do not wish to. 

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15. New electronic camera techniques 

There are numerous refined however essential brand-new functions in the Camera application. For instance, when taking a picture during the night, there’s a brand-new overview to advise you to maintain still. You’ll see crosshairs that reveal you where to maintain the electronic camera. There’s additionally a brand-new direct exposure modification dial, as well as you can break numerous pictures much quicker. Learn just how to make use of as well as where to discover the brand-new functions, full with computer animated pictures. 

iphone 14 makes it so you can take successive pictures much faster. There’s much less time from one image to one more.

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16. Up your selfie video game

Another brand-new attribute in the Camera application is a brand-new setup for the front-facing electronic camera that makes sure to aid your selfies beam. The brand-new mirror setting requires the electronic camera to act even more like a, well, mirror, which can make it much easier to make certain your shot is mounted as well as aligned the method you desire. We reveal you where to discover the brand-new setup

17. Still desire even more? We gotcha

As a bonus offer round, we have actually assembled a couple of even more suggestions on just how to do a lot more, like tag a person in a team discussion in the Messages application as well as usage Apple’s brand-new Translate application to bring a discussion in 2 entirely various languages. We stroll you via those 2 suggestions, plus a couple of even more of our favored functions

There’s still plenty even more to find out as well as identify in iphone 14 as well as iPadOS 14, so we’re simply beginning. Just beginning with a brand-new apple iphone 12? Here’s just how to establish it up. After that’s done, make sure to examine these setups. Finally, do not fail to remember to move your Google Authenticator accounts to your brand-new phone. 


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