Here’s how to use two important iPhone features even if your battery is dead.

You know the pain of a dead phone battery if you’ve ever tried to order a cab home from a night out but were unable to do so.

Every year, companies such as Apple invest millions of dollars in the development of new, more powerful batteries that can last all day.

Of course, anyone who has used their phone for a long time knows that a single charge only lasts about 24 hours.

Even if your iPhone’s battery runs out, some essential functions will continue to function without the need for a charger.

After the battery on your iPhone dies, the ‘Find My’ app can still track it for a few hours.

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When it comes to running out of phone battery, the worst case scenario is misplacing or losing your device and allowing it to die.

Even if your iPhone is turned off, the ‘Find My’ app still works.

‘Find My’ will reportedly work for several hours after an iPhone’s battery dies, according to reports. That means that even if someone steals your iPhone and turns it off, you can still track it and lock, wipe, or report it to the authorities.

Bringing a charger with you on your travels is also a good idea.

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‘Express Card transactions’ is another extremely useful feature that does not require any battery charge.

Contactless payments have exploded in popularity over the last two years, and the iPhone’s wireless NFC technology allows you to use your device as a contactless card.

That means you can still use the device to pay for items in stores and even as a key to your home or car.

All you have to do is ensure that Express Mode is enabled in your iPhone’s settings.

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