How To Use Apps On iPhone 6

How To Use Apps On iPhone 6
How To Use Apps On iPhone 6

Learn how to use apps on iPhone 6. All the apps that come with iPhone as well as the apps you download from the App Store are on the Home screen.

Start at home

  • Tap an app to open it.

  • Press the Home button to return to the Home screen. Swipe left or right to see other screens.


iPhone helps you manage several tasks at the same time.

  • View contacts and open apps. Double-click the Home button to reveal the multitasking screen. Swipe left or right to see more. To switch to another app, tap it. To connect with a recent or favorite contact, tap the contacts picture or name, then tap your preferred method of communication.

  • Close an app. If an app isnt working properly, you can force it to quit. Drag the app up from the multitasking display. Then try opening the app again.
  • If you have lots of apps, you can use Spotlight to find and open them. Pull down the center of the Home screen to see the search field. Refer How To Use Spotlight Search.

Look around

  • Drag a list up or down to see more. Swipe to scroll quickly; touch the screen to stop it. Some lists have an indextap a letter to jump ahead.
  • Drag a photo, map, or webpage in any direction to see more.

  • To quickly jump to the top of a page, tap the status bar at the top of the screen.

Get a closer look

  • Spread a photo, webpage, or map for a close-upthen pinch to zoom back out. In Photos, keep pinching to see the collection or album the photos in.

  • Or double-tap a photo or webpage to zoom in, and double-tap again to zoom out. In Maps, double-tap to zoom in and tap once with two fingers to zoom out.

Change the screen orientation

  • Many apps give you a different view when you rotate iPhone.

  • To lock the screen in portrait orientation, swipe up from the bottom edge of the screen to open Control Center, then tap Lock icon.
  • The Portrait orientation lock icon appears in the status bar when the screen orientation is locked.


  • If you are using it in portrait orientation, lightly tap twice on the Home button to slide the screen down (bringing the top half closer to your thumb).
  • Disable Reachability. Tap Settings > General > Accessibility, then tap Reachability (below Interaction).

App extensions

  • Some apps let you extend the functionality of your apps on iPhone. An app extension may appear as a sharing option, action option, a widget in Notification Center, a file provider, or a custom keyboard. For example, if you download Pinterest to iPhone, Pinterest becomes another option for sharing when you click upward arrow.

  • App extensions can also help you edit a photo or video in your Photos app. For example, you can download a photo-related app that lets you apply filters to photos from your Photos app.
  • Install app extensions. Download the app from the App Store, then open the app and follow the onscreen instructions.
  • Turn sharing or action options on or off. Tap upward arrow then tap More (drag options to the left if necessary). Turn off third-party sharing or action options (they are on by default).
  • Organize sharing and action options. Tap , then tap More (drag icons to the left if necessary). Touch and drag to rearrange your options.

Note: For more information about Notification Center widgets, Refer How To Use Notification Center. For more information about Sharing options, Refer How To Use Share from apps.

Note: Refer here for more information on iPhone 6.

Haridas Gowra

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