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40 iPhone tips and tricks everyone should know

- Megan RieszContributor, Staff, Staff

Apple's new EarPods (AP)

37. Use your earbuds to take a photo

Suppose you want to take a photo of yourself, but the "arms-length self pic" isn't working out for you. Just plug in your earbuds (to the phone, not your ears), aim the camera, and press the volume-up button to snap the photo. This method also works well when you need to take a steady shot.  

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