10 New Secret Smartphone Features

10 years ago, when there were only 10 things to do you needed 10 gadgets. Today, lots of things have been replaced by a smartphone. We text, call, watch tv, read the news, video calling and even make payments. But that’s not all. Now, We have found some new Secret smartphone features that are more useful tools from the mobile phone that can help you in everyday life.

1. Lock screen message

Lock screen message

What if you lost your phone? Wondering whether there is a way to recover it? Even if someone found your phone and wish to return it, how are they going to know who it belongs to? There is actually a way. This feature is available in the latest versions of Android. You can add an inscription which will appear on the lock screen. You can add any text to a backup email or mobile number, where the finder can contact us to return the gadget back to you. Here’s how to do it.
Go to “Settings” –> “Screen lock and passwords” –> “Signature on the lock screen”.

2. Smartphone as CCTV

Smartphone as CCTV

Use an old mobile to create a simple safety system for your home. An application with a motion sensor function will turn your smartphone into a monitoring camera that takes pictures when someone appears in the frame. It will send photos to you right away.
You can also turn the smartphone into a video-nanny for your baby, But remember that using specifically designated gadget is always the great choice

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3. Memory saving mode

Memory saving mode

Sooner or later the memory of the device will let you down. To avoid this, you can use a flash drive, cloud-based services like- Dropbox or drop the photo on the PC. Moreover, you can upload the photo by Telegram Messenger. By Telegram, you can send files, texts, and links to yourself. It can be used freely both as a cloud storage and as a notepad. Just find your own number and start using it.

4. Smartphone return option

Smartphone Return Option

If the lock screen display message is not enough, then use an anti-theft application. For example, Cerberus is one of them can take pictures, activate a microphone, block the device or/and delete all the data on it, locate it via GPS, or even use a loud signal to attract the attention of others.

5. Monochrome Mode

Monochrome Mode

If someone wants to save your battery and your eyesight? Then use your device in monochrome mode while reading. Go to the “magical“ developer’s menu, and find “simulate anomaly” then turn the monochrome mode on. Now your smartphone will work in black and white.

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6. Interesting statistics

Interesting statistics

Does your family notice that you have become a mobile addict? Then it is time to think about it and find out how addicted you are by looking at some interesting statistics. For iOS, simply go to Settings then click on Battery option and press the dial key to the right of the “last 7 days” column. A list of your most-used applications become visible. For an Android, you will have to install one more app, such as Instant.

7. Construction level from the mobile

Construction level from the mobile

All latest gadget now has an accelerometer and a gyro sensor. Both allow it to determine the mobile’s position in space. Download specific application for iOS and Android and your cell phone can replace a level device. It will definitely work for small construction. However, use a separate tool for a professional construction.

8. UV Light

UV light

An Ultraviolet detector can be very useful, especially if you want to check the authenticity of banknotes. DIY by making use of some tape, markers, and a device, of course. Stick a piece of tape to the flashlight, and paint over it with a blue marker. Add another layer of tape on top, paint it in purple, then add two more layers in the same sequence. Done!

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9. Access to the magic menu

Access to the magic menu

If you are really serious about your device and use it all the time, then there is nothing shameful to carry out its detailed setup. To do so, you need to go to the Developer Menu. Go to: Settings tap on About the phone Click 7 times on “Model Number.”
Congratulations! Now you’re the developer! Using this menu, you can improve the overall performance, signal reception quality, and appearance of the system.

10. Dash camera

Dash camera

Another useful feature of using a smartphone as a DVR (dash cam) in your car. First, you have to need to do is install your camera so that it has the best view of the road. To make it work even better, use special DVR application.
Using a real DVR in your car is always the good choice. However, when on a trip in a rented vehicle, such a DIY dash cam may be very useful.