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A CLEVER iPhone trick vastly improves one of the best features: timers.

You can set timers very quickly if you know how.

Normally you'd set timers by going into the Clock app.

But you can actually do them quickly through the Control Centre.

To set it up, go to Settings > Control Centre and then make sure Timer is added.

Now swipe into the Control Centre – on a Face ID model, swipe down from the top-right corner, or swipe up from the bottom on a Touch ID iPhone.

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Now tap and hold on the Timer icon, and then drag the slider up and down to quickly set a timer.

Of course it's also possible to do it even faster using Siri.

Simply say "Hey Siri, set a timer for" and then choose a time period.

It's very handy – especially if your hands aren't free, like when you're cooking.

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But there's also a second element to this trick – and it involves iOS 16.

That's the next big software update for Apple iPhones, likely landing in September this year.

But the public beta test of iOS 16 starts this month – find out how to join it here.

Once you're on iOS 16, you'll be able to use timers in an even smarter way.

The trick was revealed by TikTok tech whiz @markdx_, in a clip that's earned thousands of likes.

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When you set a timer, go to the Lock Screen and it'll appear there as a widget at the bottom.

You can then pause or cancel the timer directly from the Lock Screen.

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