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5 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

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For the amount of time you spend gazing at your iPhone, you might be surprised to know that it still has a few secret functions you might not know of. Here are 5 things the iPhone has up its sleeve that you might not have heard about before.

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1. Send self-destructing messages.

When sending audio or video messages in the Messages app you can choose for them to self-destruct or expire after a certain amount of time. Just go to Settings > Messages and pick your preference.

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2. Check which apps are using the most battery.

Go to Settings, then scroll down to Battery to see which of your apps are using up the most battery life.

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3. Use your iPhone as a level function.

Just go to the Compass and swipe left.

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4. Look at everywhere you've ever been with your iPhone.

To see a slightly creepy list of everywhere you've traveled in the past few months, go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services > System Services. There is also an extremely specific map function.

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5. Mute annoying group messages.

Getting constant notifications and vibrations from various group messages can be a huge pain. You can mute a specific one by heading to the thread's "Details" section, then put the convo on "Do Not Disturb."

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