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When it comes to needing help with their devices, the problem iPhone users struggle with the most is how to get a recording. This is according to new research by telecommunications experts, Area Code, who analyzed Google search data to find out the top 10 iPhone searches.
“How to record screen on iPhone” receives the most searches, with an average of 22,200 people asking this question each month.
In second place is “How to reset iPhone”, which receives an average of 18,100 searches per month, followed by “How to backup iPhone”, which receives 14,800 searches in an average month.
“How to restart iPhone” and “How to turn off iPhone 12” take fourth and fifth place, with about 12,100 searches each, while “How to clear cache on iPhone”, “How to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone” and “How to turn off iPhone 11” come in sixth, seventh, and eighth, with 9,900 people Googling each of these questions in an average month.
“How to scan on iPhone” and “How to unlock iPhone” are each asked about 8,100 times per month, ranking ninth and 10th in the survey.
What are the top 10 iPhone queries?
|Rank||Search term||Average monthly searches|
|1||How to screen record on iPhone||22,000|
|2||How to reset iPhone||18,100|
|3||How to Backup an iPhone||14,800|
|4||How to reboot iPhone||12,200|
|5||How to turn off iPhone 12||12,200|
|6||How to clear cache on iPhone||9,900|
|7||Transfer data from iPhone to iPhone||9,900|
|8||How to turn off iPhone 11||9,900|
|9||How to Scan on iPhone||8,100|
|10||How to Unlock iPhone||8,100|
Answers to the top 10 iPhone questions
1. How to screen record on iPhone
To take a screen recording on an iPhone, first make sure that this feature is enabled by going to Settings, then Control Center and tapping the “Add” button next to “Screen Recording.”
Next, open the Control Center on your iPhone by swiping up or down, depending on which model you have. Tap the circular “Record” button at the bottom, wait for the three-second countdown, then exit Control Center to start recording your iPhone’s screen.
To stop recording, open the Control Center again and tap the “Record” button. You can also tap the red status bar at the top of your device’s screen and select “Stop”.
You can view your screenshot in the Photos app.
2. How to Reset iPhone
To restore your iPhone to factory settings, go to the Settings app, then General, then Reset. Tap “Erase All Content and Settings” and you’ll be prompted to enter your passcode. You will then be asked to confirm if you want to erase everything.
If you’re sure, tap “Clear.” Make sure you have backed up your iPhone so that you can restore your data later.
3. How to Backup iPhone
To back up your iPhone to iCloud, open the Settings app and tap your name and Apple ID at the top. Then tap “iCloud”, scroll down and select “iCloud Backup”. Tap “Back Up Now” to backup your iPhone data to iCloud immediately.
4. How to reboot iPhone
The way you restart your iPhone depends on the device you have:
- Restarting an iPhone X, 11, 12, or 13—Press and hold the up or down portion of the volume button and the side button at the same time until the “Slide to power off” slider appears. Then drag the slider to the other side and wait for your device to turn off. Turn your iPhone back on by holding down the button on the right side of your device until you see the Apple logo.
- Restart an iPhone SE (2nd or 3rd generation), 6, 7, or 8: Press and hold the side button until the “Slide to power off” slider appears. Then drag the slider to the other side and wait for your device to turn off. Turn your iPhone back on by holding down the side button until you see the Apple logo.
- Restart an iPhone SE (1st generation), 5 or earlier: Press and hold the top button until the “Slide to power off” slider appears. Then drag the slider to the other side and wait for your device to turn off. Turn your iPhone back on by holding the top button until you see the Apple logo
5. How to turn off iPhone 12
You can turn off an iPhone 12 by following the instructions in the answer above or by going to the Settings app, then General and scrolling down. Tap “Shut Down” to turn off your phone.
6. How to clear cache on iPhone
You can clear the cache on your iPhone by opening the Settings app, scrolling down and tapping “Safari,” then tapping “Clear History and Website Data.”
You are warned that clearing your cache will delete history, cookies, and other browsing data. If you agree, tap on ‘Clear history and data’.
7. Transfer data from iPhone to iPhone
The easiest way to transfer your data from an old iPhone to a new one is to use Quick Start. To do this, turn on your new iPhone and put your old one at hand. Follow the instructions to set up your new device.
During this process you will be asked how you want to transfer your data. You can download from iCloud and start using your new device right away (since your apps and data are downloaded in the background) or transfer directly from your old iPhone, in which case you’ll have to wait for the transfer to complete on both devices before using them .
8. How to turn off iPhone 11
An iPhone 11 can be turned off in the same way as an iPhone 12. According to the answers to questions four and five, you can turn off your iPhone 11 by pressing the buttons on the side of the device and sliding the slider over or tapping “Shut Down” in the Settings app.
9. How to Scan on iPhone
You can scan documents on an iPhone using the Notes app. Open Notes and select an existing note or create a new one. Next, tap the “Camera” button and then “Scan Documents.”
Place the document you want to scan in view of the camera and if your iPhone is in automatic mode, your document will be scanned automatically. Otherwise, tap the shutter button or one of your iPhone’s volume buttons. You can then drag the corners of the scan to fit the page before tapping “Keep Scan.”
You can choose to save this scan only or add additional scans to the document.
10. How to Unlock iPhone
Your network provider can unlock your iPhone if you want to use your device with a different network. Please note that it may take a few days for your unlock request to be completed.