The next time you want to get someone's attention in a group chat, tag them by typing the @ symbol followed by their name.

If your phone is running the latest iOS, you can make Google Chrome, Firefox, or any other web browser your default browser instead of Safari.

To caption any photo or video you take, just swipe up on an image or video, tap the "Add a Caption" field, and write your caption or keyword.

Reply to specific messages in a group thread by tapping and holding the message you want to respond to, selecting "Reply" in the menu of options, and then typing and sending your message.

Want to remove unused apps from your home screen without completely deleting them? Store them in Apple's App Library instead.

All you have to do is press and hold the app, tap "Remove App" from the pop-up menu, and select "Move to App Library."

Good news: It's now possible to see your favorite apps, like Weather, Reminders, and Apple News, at a glance.

Just drag and drop widgets from the Today View onto your home screen, or add widgets from the home screen's edit menu

As you search for apps through the App Library or default Search tool, your phone will predict the best match and put it at the top of the results.

If that's the app you want, you can open it immediately by tapping "Go" on the keyboard. For more app-related iPhone hacks

There's no need to open Safari or another Web browser to search for something online.

Instead, swipe left to open your Search window, type in the search terms, and open the results directly from the page.

For a quick way to top up, turn on Airplane Mode as you charge. Doing so will temporarily pause your phone's background noise

which tends to drain the battery as it charges.

One-handed texters, try moving your iPhone's keyboard closer to your left or right palm by holding the emoji button and selecting one of the keyboards on either side.