How to use the compass and level of your iPhone

Many of us may see we have left the application hidden there Compass in fact,  Apple It still has it hidden in the Extras folder of the iPhone, however it could be really useful if we get lost in the mountains or for such simple day-to-day tasks as wanting to hang a perfectly level painting.

The compass on your iPhone

La app Compass The iPhone is made up of the compass itself and the level. The compass part requires minimal setup. When opening the application, you must calibrate its orientation by rotating the phone as requested on the screen. After a few seconds, the compass will be ready to use.

To use it, just do it as you would with a compass traditional, that is, holding your iPhone in the palm of your hand and parallel to the ground and turning it to find North. When a small "+" sign appears in the center of the screen, it means that it is aligned with the center of the compass while a thick white line will show the direction the iPhone is pointing, even indicating the degree of the position, such as you see in the picture. your phone is pointing. The app even gives you the rank of your position.

compass iphone

Once you are pointed in the correct direction, touch the screen to fix the position and a red band will show you how far you have drifted.

compass iphone

By sliding the screen to the left you will access the second part of this native app of your iPhonelevel. This simple tool can be very useful if you don't have a level handy and it works in the same way as the compass. Rest the iPhone on its back or side on a surface to check that it is perfectly level.

iPhone level

When the iPhone is level the screen will turn green.

iphone level

If you liked this post, don't miss many more tips, tricks and tutorials in our section Tutorials. And if you have doubts, in Applelised Questions You can ask all the questions you have and also help other users to clear up their doubts.

SOURCE | iPhone Life Magazine


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