The clever iPhone hack that will stop you looking like a tourist on holiday | The Sun

HOLIDAYMAKERS not wanting to look like a tourist when they next go away can do so thanks to a very clever iPhone trick.

There are lots of secret functions that iPhones have, which most people have never heard of.

And there is one for travellers who like to explore a foreign city without a guidebook in hand.

The iPhone's Visual Look Up function on the Photos app lets you find out everything you need to know about a tourist attraction.

All you need to do is take a picture of the attraction, then tape the small circle with an "i" in it.

Siri then identifies it and tells you everything you need to know about it – without the need for a tour guide or having to Google it.

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It's not just monuments, as it can also be used for identifying flowers and plant life too.

Apple Watch users can also blend in with the locals by using Siri for basic foreign phrases.

Simply raise your wrist and ask something like "how do I order a beer" and it will give you a quick, spoken translation.

The phone's camera app is capable of looking up and translating text that appears within the camera frame too.

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Another iPhone hack lets you see if your flight is delayed.

Using your boarding pass, an iPhone can get all kinds of details from your flight number.

As well as displaying departure and arrival times, users will be able to see information on flight delays.

Holidaymakers will also be able to check their terminal number and boarding gate as well as the baggage claim number at the end of the trip.

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