With the iPhones multiple features and more than a million iOS apps available for download it’s easy to forget that there are some pretty cool tricks that you can perform with your device.

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We’ve complied 5 top tips and tricks that will help you get the most out of your iPhone and take advantage of the features you never even knew were there!

1. HOW TO: Take a picture using the headphone cord

Selfies are the hottest new photo trend, but it’s often hard to take a self-portrait that includes a decent shot of background. We all know you can snap a pic with the volume up button, but not many people are aware they can do the same with the built in volume buttons on the headphone cords to get a longer reach and a wider angled picture.

2. HOW TO: Jump back to the top of a page

If you are reading a long document and want to jump back to the top of the page without having to endlessly scroll you can do so simply by touching the clock or status bar at the top of the screen. You’ll still stay on the same page, but will be taken right back to the start instantly.

3. HOW TO: Take a screen shot

Your iPhone can also take screenshots just like a PC, so if you’ve just hit a big win at a mobile casino and want to show your friends you simply need to hold down the Home and Power buttons simultaneously and a screenshot is saved to the Images app.

4. HOW TO: Use your iPhone as a dictionary

You probably didn’t know that there’s a built in dictionary included in the iOS and if you find a word you don’t understand you can tap and hold down and a box of options will pop up. One of these options is “define” and selecting this will give you a full definition of the word.

5. HOW TO: Swipe to search

If you want to find apps, contacts, emails or any other info on your iPhone simply swipe left-to-right from the Home screen. This swipe will bring up a text box where you can type the name of the app or info you are searching for and it will the jump straight to it.