The iPhone makes our lives better and easier and every year Apple adds new features in order to improve the device and make it better than before, but sometimes these features are a curse, not a blessing, and instead of comforting us, they annoy us, so let's get to know 8 annoying features in the iPhone iPhone and how to get rid of it.

8 annoying features in the iPhone and how to get rid of them?

Picture in picture

Although this feature was required by a large number of iPhone users, as Picture in Picture allows you to watch a video while browsing the web or using another application, but at times it is annoying, for example if you are watching a movie on Netflix and decided to exit the application and do Another thing, unfortunately, the movie will continue automatically and cover the device screen, so you can stop the Picture-in-Picture feature from working automatically as follows:

  • Open Settings
  • Scroll down and select General
  • Click Picture in Picture
  • Toggle the feature not to work automatically

If you decide to enable the feature again in order for it to work automatically, repeat the same steps.

Eye contact in Facetime

FaceTime is more powerful than before thanks to the features that Apple brings from time to time and the latest is Eye contact Which works to automatically adjust your eyes through artificial intelligence to look as if you are looking at the other party in the call, some may find it useful, but there are those who find it annoying or maybe a little scary, and if you want to stop it, here are the steps:

  • Open the Settings app
  • Scroll down and choose FaceTime.
  • Then disable Eye Contact or eye contact

Reminders across all devices

Reminders is a very cool feature, but if you have more than one Apple device and you create a reminder on the iPhone, your Mac, Apple Watch, and iPad will remind you at the same time, and this is something that some find annoying, so you can stop it through the following steps:

  • Open Settings
  • Click on your Apple ID
  • This is your name at the top of the settings
  • After that, choose iCloud
  • Then scroll down and disable Reminders
  • Click Delete from iPhone to delete all iCloud reminders

So the next time you make a reminder, you won't be notified by all of your devices.

Notifications for muted chats

iMessage is an easy way to communicate with friends, family, and even co-workers from your iPhone. However, getting a lot of notifications can be very annoying, especially if you are in many group chats and even if the conversations are muted, you will still receive notifications if someone mentions you so you may want to disable this feature as follows:

  • Open the Settings app
  • Scroll down and go to Messages
  • Scroll down again and turn off notifications

The next time you are mentioned in a conversation, you will not receive any notifications.

Unlock the iPhone camera from the lock screen

Have you ever tried to see notifications from the iPhone lock screen and ended up accidentally taking a picture of you through the camera, it's a bit annoying and if you're like me you find it as well, you can disable the iPhone camera unlock feature from the lock screen through the following steps:

  • Go to settings
  • Scroll down and choose Screen Time
  • Click on Content & Privacy Restrictions
  • Select Allowed Apps
  • Toggle the button to disable the camera

Thus, you will not be able to open the camera app from the lock screen and by repeating the previous steps you can re-enable the camera again.

Live text on iPhone

Live Text is one of the great features of the iPhone that Apple recently introduced and that feature through the camera allows you to copy text from any photo and use it as plain text. You can disable this feature if you wish as follows:

  • Open the Settings app
  • Scroll down and select General
  • Click on Language & Region
  • Then turn off live text

This will disable the live text feature in the Photos app. However, you will still be able to use the feature in the Camera app and you can disable it via these steps:

  • Go to settings
  • Scroll down and select Camera
  • Turn off the option to show detected text

Thus, the Live Text feature will not work on photos or when using the camera.

Lots of notifications

Do you receive many notifications all the time, whether they are emails, regular messages, apps and games? That's why Apple introduced a new feature, which is the notification summary scheduling, which allows you to focus on only the important notifications at the right time for you. To turn them on, follow these steps:

  • Open Settings
  • Select Notifications
  • Click on Scheduled Summary
  • Play a scheduled summary
  • Then create the schedules you want

Thus you will only see notifications in the tables you created. Keep in mind that time-sensitive notifications will still appear even if this feature is turned on.

 safari address bar

With iOS 15, Apple moved the address bar from top to bottom to provide a smoother experience. However, many people like to have the address bar in Safari at the top so that you can navigate anywhere on the web page. You can move the address bar of the Safari browser up through these steps:

  • Open the Safari browser on the iPhone
  • Click on the Aa icon to the left of the address bar
  • Then click on Show Address Bar at the top
Do any of these features bother you, tell us in the comments



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