Apple Rolls Out iOS 8.3 OTA Update For iPhone, iPad And iPod Touch; Top 6 Upgrades Worth Noting
Apple Pushes Out iOS 8.3 OTA Update To All iDevices; A Bundle Of Major Changes And UpgradesApple

Apple has just launched its biggest update iOS 8.3. The update features several bug fixes, vulnerability patches and most importantly adds some brilliant features inside to thrill the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users. So readers kindly download the relevant update, now seeded for download over the air. Meanwhile, here are a few secret tips for you to get more out of your device through the new update.

Enhance Battery Life

The most prime concern for every smartphone users is to get more battery life out of the device. Interestingly, it is not the operating system itself, rather a few apps which keep running in the background even when they are closed and eats up lots of battery life.

Interestingly, Apple has added an option to point out the memory hogging apps installed on the device, so that you can get rid out of them. For accessing the feature, navigate to Settings >> General >> Usage >> Battery Usage.


You can change the font size of the display text appearing in the labels and text boxes. For modifying the default text size navigate to Display and Brightness >> Bold Text. The same menu can also be used to change the fonts from normal to bold.

Display Settings

In iPhone and iPad devices you can change the display setting from Standard to Zoomed and vice versa. For switching between the two settings navigate to Settings >> Display >> Display Zoom and choose Standard or Zoomed.

Change the Brightness

In iPhone, you can change the display brightness according to you comfort. The settings were previously found in the "Wallpapers and Brightness", which can now be found in "Display and Brightness."

Contacts and Favourite tweak

For locating the app tray you just need to double tap on the home screen in iOS 8.3. Once the app gets opened, users can see those of whom they have texted or placed a call recently. To locate the favourite screen just swipe the display to the left. For viewing shortcuts to phone call, message, FaceTime and FaceTime Audio call logs you just need to click on those icons.

Disable Favourites/ Contacts In App Switcher

With the new iOS 8.3 update you can disable favourites and contacts seen in the Apple Switcher. For accessing that head to Settings >> Mail, Contacts, Calendar >> Scroll down >> Toggle "Show in App Switcher".

Activating Siri With Voice Command

The SIRI can now be waked up just through voice instructions. Navigate to >> General >> Siri >> Select "Hey Siri. "Please don't forget to connect the device with a power source before waking up SIRI.

Activate DND Mode

Travelling might be quite annoying while roaming across different time zones. The best option for not getting disturbed is to activate the DND or Do Not Disturb mode. In iOS 8.3, go to Settings >> Do Not Disturb >> Schedule time. Once activated, the mode will turn your device silent, even if you gets calls or important alerts. If you're expecting anything important from a few selective contacts add them to favourites.

Create Nested Folders

Once updated to iOS 8.3, your iPhone can create a nested folder by just dragging and dropping one app icon over another.

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