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5 little iOS 10 improvements you need to know

iOS 10 lock screen

As you probably know, Apple is preparing to unleash iOS 10 onto the world. As with most iOS updates, Apple users everywhere are scanning the list of new features to see how exactly this new update will improve their favorite devices.

Mostly though, what you’re likely looking for are the little things. While redesigns, bug fixes and new apps are all well and good, the thing that matters most to Apple users are those quality of life features that improve little things that bugged you about previous iOS versions.

How to create a web page shortcut on your iPhone Home Screen

How to add a web page shortcut to your Home Screen on iPhone.

If you have a blog, news source or any other web page that you frequently visit, you likely have it bookmarked for convenience or have used one of several other methods to save it for another time. But if there is a page that you visit daily or even more often, there is an even faster way to return to it - you can create an icon (also known as a Web Clip) on your iPhone's Home Screen that will link directly to it, which cuts out opening up Safari, opening your bookmarks and tapping on it.

How to use iCloud Keychain with Safari on iPhone

How to use iCloud Keychain with Safari.

Though it has been around for several years now (since iOS 7.0.3), the iCloud Keychain is still new to some, and remains a source of confusion for others. If you are new to iPhone, or just haven't ever bothered with iCloud Keychain, it serves as a basic manager for your web logins (via Safari), your credit card information, and Wi-Fi network login information, and it keeps your Mail, Contacts, Messages and Calendar up to date across your devices as well. It will keep this information safely encrypted and allow access to it from your other iOS and OS X devices.

5 ways to improve Safari browsing with 3D Touch

How to use Safari's 3D Touch features.

The 3D Touch feature of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, while not earth-shattering by any stretch, is designed to streamline everyday use of both native and third party apps. In some cases it does the job well, in others it seems like a waste. As such, some people are enthusiasts while others seem to mostly ignore it. In either case, it is likely that many simply aren't aware of all of its capabilities, which are growing with every iOS update (several were added in the recent iOS 9.3 release).

Search from anywhere in iOS with TextSearchPro

TextSearchPro

Searching the web or finding the definition of a word on the iPhone most often involves opening Safari. Another way to find information fast is to ask Siri for help. Like many jailbreak tweaks, TextSearchPro seeks to streamline things using an Activator action. Once installed, searching for a word or term can be initiated at any time, from anywhere within iOS.

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