Do You Know the Additional Function of Volume Button on iPhone

Additional Function of the Volume Button on iPhone - For those of you iPhone users, you must know the volume button on the edge of your iPhone? yes, that's right, its function is to turn up / down the sound from your iPhone when listening to music or watching videos. but, there are actually other additional functions of the volume button on the iPhone such as the SOS text feature that can be sent to your contacts if one day you are in trouble and need help. want to know more, please check the explanation about the additional functions of the volume button on your iPhone below :

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Sending an SOS Text Message

To send an SOS text message, all you need to do is hold down the power button and one of the iPhone volume buttons. Your phone will then automatically send an SOS text to emergency contacts or police/ambulance. This feature Emergency SOS via Satellite is known to save lives.

Most recently, a family was saved from a forest fire in Maui, Hawaii, thanks to the Emergency SOS via Satellite feature.

Turning off the Alarm

A morning alarm that you can't turn off is frustrating, isn't it? However, with the power of the volume button on your iPhone, all you have to do is press the volume button and your alarm will be delayed for nine minutes. 

Hard Restart your iPhone

This is the solution for you if your device has crashed and you're having trouble restarting your device. The steps to restart your iPhone this way are to press, hold, then release the 'volume up' button, then do the same with the 'volume down' button.

Capturing Photos and Recording Videos 

All you need to do here is open the camera app, then tap one of the volume buttons to take a photo with the rear camera. Similarly, if you want to record a video, you just need to switch to video mode, then do the same steps as taking a photo.

Scanning Documents

To scan a document using the volume keys, all you need to do is open the camera app and tap the Shutter button. Then you can drag the corner until it fits the document photo you want to scan. Next, simply tap 'Keep scan' and you're done.

Apple has made a number of important design updates for its next-generation iPhones. Its latest series, the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max are rumored to have a different take on the existing set of capacity buttons on the iPhone.

Both come with a new volume button and a different type of mute button. This iPhone 15 Pro model changes the appearance of the volume buttons by combining the 'volume up' and 'volume down' buttons into one button that works both ways.

Through his Twitter account, a leaker shared previously unseen CAD images and videos of the iPhone 15 Pro. From the video, it can be clearly seen that the volume buttons have changed to a single capacitive integrated button.

New Buttons on iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max

From the information circulating, the iPhone 15 Pro will have a new button called Action Button. Reportedly, the button is a replacement for the sliding button function commonly used to activate silent mode on current iPhone devices.

Like the volume button which turns out to have a secret function that can make it easier for you to access certain features. In the design of the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max, MacRumor found that there are at least nine functions that can be accessed, based on the latest release of the iOS 17 beta version. 

The Action Button on these latest releases is rumored to have a function to activate silent mode and become access to several other features, such as Accessibility, Shortcuts, Camera, Flashlight, Magnifier, Translate, and Voice Memos. 

Reportedly, Apple adopted haptic feedback technology on the Action Button. This button works by identifying the level of pressure received. Those are some of the advantages that can be found from the buttons on the iPhone device. 

Good luck, please comment if you find other additional functions of the volume buttons on the iPhone in the comments column.

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