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10 New iPhone Settings Apple Says Everyone Should Try Right Now

iPhone 14

With the launch of iPhone 14 models, Apple want you to try some 10 new settings on your iPhone.

In this report, you will learn how to enable the following settings on your iPhone:

…Enable 48MP ProRAW Photos
…Automatically Send Messages With Siri
… Enable 4K Cinematic Mode
… Optimize Action Mode for Lower Light
… Turn On a Startup Sound
… Turn Off the Always-On Display
… View Wi-Fi Passwords:
… Ask Siri to Hang Up a Phone Call
… Turn On Haptic Feedback for Keyboard
… Add a Battery Percentage Icon to Status Bar

These cool settings will make you enjoy your iPhone better as they allow you have a wonderful user experience.

This report has put together a list of 10 useful settings that you should check out right now on your device.

Note that some of the settings are exclusive to the iPhone 14 Pro models.

However, Apple introduced others in iOS 16 for a wider range of iPhones.

1. Enable 48MP ProRAW Photos:

Apple wants you to enable the 48MP ProRAW Photos settings.

It is an upgraded rear camera system that can shoot 48-megapixel photos, but only in ProRAW mode.

How to enable it?

iPhone Enable 48MP ProRAW Photo settings

iPhone Enable 48MP ProRAW Photo settings

Go to your iPhone device’s camera app and click on the settings.

after that, tap Formats and then click Apple ProRAW.

Set the resolution to 48MP.

Note that, in the Camera app, a button labeled RAW will appear in the top-right corner to easily turn ProRAW on or off.

ProRAW photos retain more detail in the image file for more editing flexibility.

Meanwhile, note that you need a large storage on your phone as 48-megapixel ProRAW photos are very large files.

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ProRAW images can take up to 75MB each or higher, so be mindful of your iPhone’s storage space if shooting photos in this mode.

2. Enable 4K Cinematic Mode:

The next cool settings Apple wants you to try right now is the 4k Cinematic Mode.

On all four new iPhone 14 models, you can record Cinematic mode videos in 4K.

The 4k Cinematic mode is a higher resolution mode which features a depth effect with automatic focus changes for “cinema-style” videos.

How to enable the 4k Cinematic mode:

iPhone 4K Cinematic Mode

iPhone 4K Cinematic Mode

To enable the higher resolution in the Settings app:

A) Tap Camera
B) Click on “Record Cinematic”
C) Choose 4K at 24 frames per second, or
D) Choose 4K at 30 frames per second.

3. Optimize Action Mode for Lower Light:

Action Mode for Low Light is another cool setting you should try.

It is a new Action mode that adjusts to significant shakes, motion, and vibrations for smoother-looking video.

This feature adjusts your shoot to be auto-balanced especially when you are shooting in a moving vehicle or running.

How to optimise iPhone Action Mode for Lower Light

How to optimise iPhone Action Mode for Lower Light

How to enable the Action Mode for Lower Light:

Step 1: Check for the button for Action mode in the top-left corner of the Camera app for video.

Further steps are:

Step 2: Go to settings app.

Step 3: In the Settings app, you can optimise Action mode for lower-light conditions tapping Camera.


Step 4: Then click ‘Record Video.’

Step 5: Click ‘Action Mode Lower Light.’

4. Turn On a Startup Sound:

Apple has added an optional new accessibility feature it calls Startup Sound.

It is a feature that allows iPhone 14 devices to play a sound when you power the device on or off.

So, you will hear the sound each time you turn off or turn on your iPhone 14 device.

How to enable the Startup Sound:

Step 1: Go to Settings app under Accessibility.

Step 2: Click on Audio/Visual.


Step 3: Tap on Power On & Off Sounds.

You are good to go!

5. Turn Off the Always-On Display:

Apple set the new always-on display mode on its iPhone 14 pro models by default.

This mode dims the entire Lock Screen of your iPhone 14.

iPhone Always-On Display settings

iPhone Always-On Display settings

However, it still shows the time, date, widgets, wallpaper, and notifications you have not read.

To Return your device to normal brightness, follow this steps:

Step 1: Raise your phone.

Step 2: Once you raise the iPhone, tap or swipe up on the bottom of the screen.


Step 3: Or, press the side button.

Step 4: The display returns to normal brightness!

Meanwhile, you can turn the Always-On Display feature off.

Step 1: Go to Settings app under Display & Brightness.


Step 2: Go to Always On.

Step 3: Turn it off or on as you wish.

6. Turn On Haptic Feedback for Keyboard:

This is a feature that make your iPhone make a slight vibration after each key you press while typing.

Apple’s iOS 16 added the new haptic feedback option for the iPhone’s stock keyboard.

It is similar to many Android smartphones.

 Haptic Feedback for Keyboard settings

iPhone Haptic Feedback for Keyboard settings

By vibrating, it provides physical confirmation that you taped the key.

So, if you also accidentally typed a key you didn’t intend typing, you will know.

How to enable this feature:

Step 1: Go to settings.

Step 2: In the Settings app, Go to Sounds & Haptics.


Step 3: Click Keyboard Feedback.

Step 4: Click Haptic.

7. Add a Battery Percentage Icon to Status Bar:

You may want to add a battery percentage icon to your iPhone 14’s status bar so you will know when your battery is draining.

Apple’s iOS 16 reintroduced the option. It lets you view a battery percentage icon in the status bar on the iPhone X and newer.

iPhone battery percentage settings

iPhone battery percentage settings

This saves you the stress of having to swipe down to open the Control Center to see the percentage.

How to enable this feature:

Step 1: To enable the new icon on iPhone 14 Pro models, open the Settings app.

Step 2: Go to Battery.

Others are:

Step 3: Click on Battery Percentage.

Step 4: Voila!

8. Automatically Send Messages With Siri:

In iOS 16, you can skip the confirmation that Siri normally asks for before sending a message to someone.

iPhone settings allow you automatically Send Messages With Siri on

iPhone settings allow you automatically Send Messages With Siri on

This skipping option is a new feature that Apple has released for iPhone users.

With this feature, you can now set up Siri, which is the voice assistant feature on the device to automatically send messages to anyone for you.

This is especially useful if you are occupied with your hands and cant type the message.

How to enable it:

Step 1: Go to Settings app.

Step 2: Tap on Siri & Search.

Other steps are:

Step 3: Tap on Automatically Send Messages.

Alternatively, You can enable the feature by connecting your iPhone to headphones or CarPlay.

9. Ask Siri to Hang Up a Phone Call:

Just like asking Siri to automatically send messages for you, you can also ask Siri to hang up a call for you.

With iOS 16, you can say “Hey Siri, hang up” during a phone call to end the call in a hands-free manner.

iPhone settings lets you Ask Siri to Hang Up a Phone Call

iPhone settings lets you Ask Siri to Hang Up a Phone Call

However, note that when you give this command, others can hear it, including the person you are on call with.

How to enable it:

Step 1: Go to settings app.

Others are:

Step 2: Go to Siri & Search.

Step 3: Click ‘Call Hang Up.’

10. View Wi-Fi Passwords:

Are you looking for the password of a Wi-Fi network you previously connected to?

Look no further. Apple’s iOS 16 comes with a solution.

How to enable your phone to see passwords of Wi-Fi networks you previously connected to.

Step 1: Go to settings app.

Step 2: In the Settings app, tap Wi-Fi.


Step 3: Then tap a network.

Step 4: Tap on the password field.


Step 5: Authenticate with Face ID to view the password.


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