Your iPhone has a HIDDEN button that will change how you take photos forever | The Sun

THERE'S a hidden menu that you can access that makes taking photos much easier.

It works using a secret button built into the iPhone camera app.

It might surprise you to learn that your Home Screen is littered with hidden buttons.

They unlock secret menus for apps, letting you instantly access some of the best features.

Apple calls the feature Quick Actions, and you may have accidentally found it while moving an app.

It works by long-pressing on an app icon on the iPhone Home Screen to uncover a secret menu.

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Try it on the Camera app and you'll find that several options appear.

This includes taking a Portrait Selfie, a Portrait, recording video, or taking a general selfie.

It's an easy way to quickly navigate to the exact photo mode you want.

There are loads of apps that have a "hidden" button inside the logo.

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For instance, do a long press on the Apple Messages app to quickly text your favourite contacts.

Try it on the Settings app and you'll get a secret menu with shortcuts to Bluetooth, WiFi, Mobile Data and Battery.

Holding down on Photos reveals a Search function used to find images quickly.

You can also instantly navigate to photos from "One Year Ago" using this menu.

And you can quickly jump to your Favourites and Most Recent too.

Long-pressing on Apple Maps lets you quickly search nearby locations.

You can also use this menu to instantly mark or share your location.

But it's not just Apple apps that have Quick Actions – it's available to other apps too.

We recently revealed how WhatsApp has a hidden menu using this trick.

You can use it to quickly share your WhatsApp QR code, launch the in-app camera, start a new chat, or search your conversations.

And the Instagram menu will let you immediately start a Direct Message, view your activity, create a new post, or launch the app's camera.

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It's worth experimenting with some of your favourite apps to see if they have a Quick Actions menu.

And once you get in the habit of using Quick Actions, you could save loads of time.

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