Apple iPhone had really caught the limelight with its newly released phones: iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. Not to mention Apple’s release of iOS 7, which had caused more of a stir than the launch of the latest flagships, mentioned-rendering Apple being one of the most talked-about issues these days. Now, making the iOS 7 the topic, many iPhone users praised the upgrade of the iOS on their iDevice.
Also, more than a few wished that they haven’t upgraded their smartphone’s platform. If you are among those people who are disappointed about some of the features of iOS 7, then don’t hate it yet. Surely, you can’t get iOS 6 back again, but there are still a few tips and tricks to switch back to iOS 6 somehow. Follow these quick guides below:
#1: Remove the Parallax Effect
The 3D effect known as Parallax is great, but it’s not great for some people. Not to mention, it’s not much of a big deal. Plus, they can only drain your phone’s battery faster. To turn off the parallax effect, follow these simple steps:
Go to: Settings > General > Accessibility > Reduce Motion
And from there, as you see the Reduce Motion, toggle it to turn it off.
#2: Disable Control Center
Control Center is one of the best features the iOS 7 boasts. Just swipe the screen from the bottom upward, and discover what this feature can do. You’ll find connectivity options, volume, screen brightness, and media keys for movies and music that you can adjust in the panel. But the problem shows when you swipe upward to scroll your web browser page or play a game to see this Control Center spoiling the fun. To turn it off:
Go to: Settings > Control Center… and set Access on Lock Screen to white; not green.
#3: Prolong Your Phone’s Battery
Although iPhones have replacement batteries available online and in-stores, it’s better if you know how to prolong your iPhone’s battery at hand since replacing the battery for iPhone is not an easy thing. Knowing iOS 7, it is indeed savage on your battery with all the features it flaunts. Try these tips to extend once more your iDevices’ batteries:
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• Switch off Background App Refresh, Bluetooth, and AirDrop unless you are actually using them.
• Close down apps that you’re not actually using since they can be a real deal of battery drainer.
#4: Disable Siri
Siri is an iOS intelligent, voice-activated personal assistant that helps you get things done by asking. But for some, Siri can be an irritating app that pops up whenever you accidentally hold down the home key button. To disable Siri, you must…
Go to: Settings > General… and from there, disable Siri.
Truly, sometimes it’s much better to be simpler. Some things are needless to have since they don’t really do too much, which may sometimes be a bunch of baloneys. Not to say that they are useless, in fact, they are great! But, some of them are not just in the right place. All hopes up that Apple could enhance this, or iPhone users can get the hang of it.
Harry is a graduate of the state of New Jersey. He lives with his lovely wife in a suburban household where he always has pictured family life. Just recently, he worked as the co-editor in a publishing firm in New Jersey. At present, he is a part-time blogger for Ecell Global.