The iPhone is a brilliant multi-tool, capable of all kinds of clever stuff we would have seen as black magic just a few decades ago. Used correctly, it can make your life so much easier and more productive – but so many people don't use it correctly, instead giving in to the myriad distractions it provides.
We're here to reframe the iPhone from a time-wasting procrastination station to an irreplaceable part of your daily routine. We'll show you the settings to change to shut off temptations, and the apps to use to plan your day. We'll even show you how it can be used to get Actual Proper Work done from time to time.
In a world in which working from home is increasingly common, the iPhone plays a bigger part than ever in your day-to-day productivity.
From focus timers to content blockers, to-do lists to email clients, there's a wealth of ways to get your iPhone working for you – not the other way around. This guide will help you implement those techniques and find the best apps for each job without spending hours sifting through the App Store to test each candidate.
We also highlight some criminally underused iPhone features, and detail a few hidden (and not so hidden) tricks to help you get the most from your device. All in all, there's lots to learn – so let's dive in.
All this and more is waiting for you in Productivity Hacks for iPhone, a PDF download that's print-ready and works on practically any device.