Two Gnarly iPhone 13 Hacks

POSTED: Feb 23, 2023

Are you ready to take your iPhone 13 game to the next level? Look no further, my buds, because I've got the inside SCOOP on TWO of the coolest hacks for your shiny new device. And trust me, these hacks are not your average "how to organize your home screen" basic-b hacks. NO! These hacks will have you feeling like a tech genius in no time.

The Camera. Period.

refurbished iPhone 13

First up, let's talk about this game-changing camera. The iPhone 13 has a triple-lens setup that will make even the most amateur photographer look like a pro. But why settle for just looking like one when you can BE one? Try out the ProRAW feature to take full control of your photos and make them look like they were shot by Annie Leibovitz herself.

Here's how to use it:

1. Open up your iPhone 13’s Camera Settings, and make sure your Apple ProRAW setting is ON.

Settings>Camera>Formats>Apple ProRAW

2. Open the Camera app on your iPhone 13 and you should be able to see the "RAW" option at the right-hand top of your screen and it should appear stricken out

3. Take a photo
4. Once you've taken your photo, it will be saved to your camera roll in ProRAW format, which is a . DNG file.
5. You can search for all your ProRAW photos by searching for them in the Photo app search option.
6. You can edit your ProRAW photographs with the built-in tools in your camera roll or with editing programs and apps like Lightroom and Photoshop that work with this kind of photo file format.
7. You can modify ProRAW's white balance, exposure, and other variables to give your photo the ideal appearance. Additionally, you can use several filters and make area-specific modifications to the image.
8. After editing your ProRAW image, you can save it in a different format, such as JPEG, so you are able to share it on social media or send it via messaging apps.

It's important to keep in mind that ProRAW takes up a lot of storage space and that the file sizes are bulkier than those of standard JPEGs. Therefore, it's a good idea to have a plan with more capacity or an external device to store them if you intend to capture many ProRAW photos.

And for those of you who want to take things to the next level, try out the new Night mode feature and take some stunning photos in low light, no flash needed. Just make sure you don't accidentally take a picture of your cat's reflection in the window and post it as a "stunning night landscape" on Instagram.

The Back Tap

refurbished iPhone 13

Another iPhone 13 super-feature that has been flying under the radar is "Back Tap." This hidden gem allows you to double tap, or triple tap the back of your phone to quickly access your favorite shortcuts.

Think about it, you're at a concert and you want to snap a quick pic but don't want to fumble around with unlocking your phone. With Back Tap, you can simply double-tap the back of your phone, and voila! Your camera app is open and ready for action. No more fumbling around, trying to unlock your phone with one hand while holding a drink in the other.

But that's not all, folks. You can also triple-tap to quickly call your significant other, open your favorite book app, or even launch Netflix to get your binge-watching on. It's perfect for those times when you're lounging on the couch and don't feel like reaching for the remote.

But the fun doesn't stop there. You can even create your own custom shortcuts using Apple's Shortcuts app and link them to the double-tap or triple-tap functions. So, if you're feeling extra creative, you can set up a shortcut that sends a text to your bestie with a GIF of Beyonce saying "Slay, Queen" every time you triple-tap your phone. How cool is that?

Setting up the Back Tap feature on your iPhone 13 is easy. Here's how:

  1. Go to the "Settings" app on your iPhone 13.
  2. Scroll down and tap on "Accessibility."
  3. Tap on "Touch."
  4. Scroll down and find "Back Tap."

Here you can set up the functions for double tap or triple tap and customize the sensitivity of the taps.

That's it! Now you can easily access your favorite shortcuts with just a double tap or triple tap on the back of your phone. Have fun customizing your Back Tap settings to fit your personal preferences.

Granted the feature exists on other phone systems, but it’s nowhere near the robustness and versatile convenience of the iPhone 13's Back Tap feature. This hidden gem will make your life so much easier and a whole lot more fun. It's perfect for those times when you want to quickly access your favorite shortcuts without having to fiddle with your phone. And with the ability to create custom shortcuts, the possibilities are endless.

Want More?

Loop Mobile is so proud to showcase the iPhone 13; packed with various features and capabilities beyond making phone calls and sending text messages. And with these cool hacks, you can take full advantage of everything your new device has to offer.

We guarantee that our certified refurbished iPhone 13 will deliver when trying out these two cool tricks we have just shown you. Take advantage of our free shipping and one-year warranty!

So go forth and impress your friends with your tech skills and remember, with great power comes great responsibility (and a lot of pizza).

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