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How to Turn Your iPhone into a Working Level

Alyssa Bereznak

In all my years of owning an iPhone, I had never once used the Compass app. That is, until I recently discovered that it had a hidden feature that could help me with my home decorating.

Buried on the second page of the Compass app is a level. And, yes, you do currently have the Compass app on your phone: Apple automatically includes it as an un-deletable utility in your app collection. 

Here’s how you access it:

1. Make sure you have iOS 7, and then open up your Compass app. 

How to Turn Your iPhone into a Working Level

2. The compass feature will pop up. Swipe left.

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3. And there’s your level. Isn’t it marvelous?

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FYI, my desktop computer screen is just perfect. Look how Zen my work life is. 

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Now go fix that mirror in your living room. It’s been crooked for months.

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