A much-needed Spotlight on the best iPhone feature nobody uses

iPhone search is great—and getting even better in iOS 15. So why does Apple hide it?

I can't tell you how many times I've been helping someone out with their iPhone—a neighbor, friend, or family member—and I have to walk them through finding something with Spotlight. When I explain that a simple drag-down on the home screen lets them search for anything on their phone—an app, contact, contents of an iMessage or email, photo—I can practically see the light bulb go off.

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Jason Cross

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