iOS 10 Magnifying Glass Feature Helps You View iPhone Better

The iPhone has become something of a NYFW-friendly accessory, but beyond its visual appeal, it truly does make life easier. Apple has just made it that much easier to stargaze, bird watch, but mostly see your world in clearer view.

Refinery29 reports the iOS 10 update comes with a magnifying glass function, an inevitably useful tool no matter your ocular abilities. To activate it, tap Settings, General, Accessibility, and then turn on Magnifier. Unlike the standard camera, you can play with brightness, contrast, color, and filters. Click the home button three times to use it and then again three times to shut it off.

This update comes as a welcome addition to our collective efforts in making everything from tech to art more accessible. Refinery29 even points out two other handy updates: the SOS emergency function, which alerts the police you're in danger with the tap of the home button, and the one-handed keyboard for multitasking like a pro on Android.