5 Useful iOS 13.2 Hidden Features Wish You Knew Sooner

Agree or not, but out of all the Apple-related headlines, we heard this year, the launch of iOS 13 quite easily managed to steal the show. Recently, Apple has released iOS 13.3 and Apple also released a bunch of new features and performance improvements that were tagged along with iOS 13.2 update and later.  We’re all pretty much aware of all the core features of iOS 13 Dark mode being one of the prime highlights.

So, in case you’ve missed noticing all these hidden features, we will be listing each and every useful iOS 13 feature in this post. Apple may not have made a big deal about it, but yes, they’re worth your time and attention.

iOS 13.2 Hidden Features
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Here’s a quick list of 5 useful iOS 13.2 hidden features that you may have failed to notice as they’re hidden quite dug into Apple’s OS.

Also Read : How To Download iOS 13 Developer Beta To iPhone

iOS 13.2 Hidden Features

Update to Latest iOS 13 Version

Before we proceed on discussing these hidden features, make sure your device is updated with the latest iOS version. Head on to Settings> General> Software Update, and check for updates to see if there’s any latest update available for your device. If yes, then instantly update your iPhone or iPad to the latest iOS 13 version for a better iOS experience.

Safari’s New Scroll Bar

A majority of users prefer using the Safari browser for surfing webpages on iOS devices. So yes, in case you haven’t noticed, Safari now has a new scroll bar that appears on the right side of the window. This option can drastically improve your browsing experience as it allows you to navigate and scroll faster on web pages. To scroll faster on any webpage, all you have to do is simply long-press on the scroll bar, and drag it up/down on the screen if you wish to fast scroll on any webpage. (Yes, it works like wonders)

Voice-Enabled Search

Voice Enabled Search
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Well, yes, you can now use your own voice to smoothen the searching process on iOS devices. Apple’s search bar now also includes a “microphone” icon placed on the extreme right side, and it allows you to search for anything on Apple devices with your voice. Yes, no more typing search queries in the search box as you can now use your voice to get the job done.

Whether it’s the spotlight search on the home screen, Messages, Mail, Notes or any of Apple’s default app, you can find the microphone option right there in the search box.

Volume Indicator Gets Better

Volume Indicator Gets Better
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Yes, we’re sure you must’ve noticed the new volume indicator while using the iOS 13 update. But here comes the fun part. The reason that makes volume indicator even more smart that you can use the white volume bar on the screen to adjust the volume level by simply dragging it up or down. Don’t believe us? Give it a try! (You can thank us later).

Also Read : Apple Has A New Take On Siri Shortcuts In iOS 13 Update

New Accessibility Features

Did you know you could use an optical mouse to navigate on your iPhone or iPad? Well, it was not possible to do the same in earlier iOS versions, but iOS 13.2 update (and later) comes included with this added accessibility feature. You can now use a mouse as a pointing device for navigating on your phone or tablet.

New Accessibility Features
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To use this new accessibility feature on iPhone or iPad, head on to Settings > Accessibility> Touch and enable the “Assistive Touch” option. Now add your mouse as a new “Pointing Device” and start your navigation. Also, you can also customize a few controls that you can assign to your mouse’s left-click or right-click button.

AirPlay and Handoff

AirPlay and Handoff

iOS 13 now includes a new “AirPlay and Handoff” option that allows you to switch between Apple devices easily. With the “Handoff” feature enabled, you can continue working on one device right where you left off. But yes, for this, you have to make sure that the Bluetooth is enabled in network settings and you’re signed in with a common Apple ID on all your Apple devices.

To enable this feature, head on to Settings> General> AirPlay and Handoff, and enable the “Handoff” switch.

Here were the 5 most useful iOS 13.2 hidden features that are definitely worth your attention. Update your device to the latest iOS 12 version and start using these hidden features to make your iOS experience better!

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