In this article, I’ll show you the best iPhone 12 pro tips and tricks you probably didn’t know your phone can do.
Your iPhone 12 pro can do a lot, but some of its best features are hidden away and most people don’t know them. After you have mastered them, however, you can get the most out of your phone. These iPhone 12 pro tips, tricks, and time-savers greatly expand what you can do with your iOS device and will do wonders for your workflow.
You may think you know all iPhone 12 Pro tips and tricks, but there’s a hi possibility that you don’t. Read on to learn about five iPhone 12 pro tips and tricks you probably didn’t know your device can do.
Best iPhone 12 pro tips and tricks
The following are the best iPhone’ 12 Pro tips and tricks for 2020.
You Can Fast Charge to Half Capacity in Just 30 Minutes
If you run out of battery life all of a sudden, don’t panic. The iPhone 12 has a fast charging option that lets you charge your Device up to 50% in just Half an hour. But, you have to do it correctly. To charge as fast as you can, you’ll need Apple’s optional 20W charger and the USB-C to Lightning cable that comes with iPhone 12.
You Can Use the iPhone 12 as a Car Key
Apple’s CarKey feature has been a long time in the making. Earlier this year, Apple finally opened the door to let you use your iPhone as a key fob. You can use this virtual key to unlock your car, start your vehicle, and more. Even better, you can share your virtual key with others. It’s only available on some BMW series but is expected to roll out to other models in the near future.
It takes a bit to add your virtual key to your Apple Wallet. You have to have an account on the website for your vehicle manufacturer. Both your car, the Apple Wallet app must be linked to the same account. Once paired, you can store your actual key fob somewhere safe and carry your iPhone instead.
You Can Stream and Play Games from Your Xbox
The A14 Bionic processor includes a four-core GPU which will allow you to play console-quality games. Besides playing Apple Arcade games, you will also be able to play Xbox games. The latest version of Microsoft’s Xbox app adds the ability to stream games from a connected Xbox console. With the iPhone 12’s faster processor and OLED displays, gaming on the iPhone 12 will be impressive.
You Can Take amazing Nighttime Selfies
Apple improved the camera system on the iPhone 12, adding a new LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) camera. As its name suggests, LiDAR measures the distance from the camera to the objects in your surroundings. The LiDAR camera aids in augmented reality applications and it plays a role in low-light and portrait photography by improving autofocus and reducing capture time. Add in the A14 Bionic chipset, which enables advanced Night Mode photography, and you have an incredible tool for taking photos in the dark.
See also: How to Measure a Person Height Using iPhone 12 Pro LiDAR Sensor
You Can Drop It in a Lake for 30 Minutes
The iPhone 12 series features an IP68 rating, which means it can withstand a decent amount of abuse before it starts to fail. The IP in IP68 stands for Ingress Protection, while the 6 indicates protection from particulates like sand and dust. For particulates, the highest rating is 6, and the iPhone 12 meets that level. The 8 is the waterproof rating, which is measured on a scale up to 9. If you drop your iPhone 12 into a lake, it can survive underwater for 30 minutes at a depth of up to 6 meters (20 feet). This beats the iPhone 11, which is water-resistant for 30 minutes up to just 2 meters. It also outperforms the iPhone 11 Pro series, which can go down to 4 meters before suffering water damage.
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