How to Use the Search Function on iPhone (3 Simple Ways)

How to Use Search Function on iPhone

One of the powerful function in iPhone but less often used by some of the iPhone users is the search function. The search function allows you to maximize the usage of your iPhone and at the same time increase your productivity. Here we are going to show you three simple ways how you can use the search the information on your iPhone.

WHY USE THE SEARCH FUNCTION?

  1. AS SHORTCUT TO FIND IMPORTANT INFORMATION – If you are looking for a contact, or apps, instead of looking into your iPhone and browsing one at a time, it might be productive if you can just search it using the search function.
  2. INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY – The faster you use your iPhone to search for information, the less battery usage that you used. It will also increase your productivity while using your iPhone.

So, if you are interested to learn how to use the search function, here are the steps.

#1 USE SEARCH FUNCTION FOR INFORMATION

Step 1

Even when the iPhone is on the lock screen, you can access the search function by swiping the screen to the right

Step 2

Once you have swipe the screen to the right, the search function is on the top of your iPhone screen

Step 3

Type in the information you wanted and iPhone will use the predictive result to quicken the search process

Step 4

The search result will be shown below the search bar here

#2 USE SEARCH FUNCTION FOR PHOTOS

Step 1

At your iPhone home screen, tap at “Photos”

Step 2

At Albums, tap at “Search” icon below

Step 3

At the “Search” bar above, type in the search queries

Step 4

iPhone will list down all the related search result based on that queries. You can search for photos related to a specific theme. For example, location such as “Tokyo” or animal photos such as “Cat”.

#3 USE SEARCH FUNCTION IN VOICE MODE

Step 1

In the “Search” bar, tap at the “Microphone” icon here

Step 2

Voice out your search queries. For example, you can ask about “What is the weather”?

iPhone will show the search result below

So, there you have it – three simple ways how you can optimize the search function in your iPhone to increase your productivity. Please leave us a comment below on what other things that require you to use the search function.

Please also read our previous article on how to transfer iPhone photos to desktop computer.


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