Every app on the Apple iPhone has tons of unique little tricks that you have to actually use to find out what’s hidden. The one you probably don’t expect to find is actually in the calculator app.
So if you’re trying to figure out what to tip your server at a restaurant, or just trying to figure out how much you spent last week, these quick tips are sure to make your life easier.
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If you enter a wrong number in the calculator app, you don’t need to press the C button to clear it and start over. instead, Just swipe left or right At the top of the display, the last number you entered will disappear.
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If you need to perform more complex math equations like exponents, square roots, etc., just open your Calculator app and turn your iPhone sideways. This will display a full scientific calculator keyboard with tons of math options, just like a real calculator.
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If you need to quickly enter calculator results into another application, you don’t necessarily need to memorize the numbers themselves. Just double-click the number to copy it, then paste it where you need it.
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How to use Spotlight Search to quickly calculate
Calculator functionality is also built into Spotlight search on iPhone. So if you don’t want to go into the calculator app, you don’t have to.
Swipe left on the home screen to reveal the Spotlight search page
Enter any simple math equation (addition, subtraction, etc.) into the search bar and the results will appear directly below.
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