7 iPhone X power user tricks you need to know

The iPhone X is Apple’s first full-screen iPhone. It’s also the first iPhone to completely eliminate the Home button, resulting in some all-new gestures and features. Here are some of the ones that aren’t that well known. Following is a transcript of the video.

iPhone X tricks only power users know.

Rapid unlock: With Face ID enabled tap on the bottom and swipe to unlock. The phone will unlock all in one step.

Faster app switching: Swiping up brings up the App Switcher. But it can take a little time to open. Instead, swipe up at an angle. The switcher should load right away.

Switch apps without the App Switcher: Swipe along the bottom. You can cycle through all the apps you have open.

Force quit apps: Bring up the App Switcher. Force press on an app. Swipe an app up or tap its minus sign to close it.

Turn off the phone: Tap and hold the Side button and either volume button. 

Force a restart: Tap Volume Up. Tap Volume Down. Hold the Side button.

Save Animojis and use them outside iMessage: Make sure screen recording is enabled. Go to iMessage and select Animoji. Swipe up to enter full-screen mode. Start recording the screen and create your Animoji. Stop recording when you’re finished. The video will be saved in your Photos. 

Like any new device, the phone takes a little getting used to