How to Open Scientific Calculator on iPhone

The Calculator app on your iPhone may seem boring and basic, but there are a few interesting tricks worth knowing. You can ask Siri to perform calculations for you, long-press on results to copy them, long-press the field to paste numbers in, and swipe left or right above the keypad to delete digits one by one. The app can also be used as a scientific calculator with just a simple maneuver

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The Calculator app on your iPhone may seem boring and basic, but there are a few interesting tricks worth knowing. You can ask Siri to perform calculations for you, long-press on results to copy them, long-press the field to paste numbers in, and swipe left or right above the keypad to delete digits one by one. The app can also be used as a scientific calculator with just a simple maneuver. Lets explore how to find this calculator.

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First, swipe left all the way to the App Library (the last page). In the Search box, type calculator and select the Calculator app. Refer to below image:

Selecting the Calculator

Next, the Standard Calculator will be displayed with basic mathematical operations. See below image:

The Standard Calculator

To enter scientific calculator mode, rotate your iPhone 90 degrees until it is in landscape orientation. Your Calculator app will automatically adjust to fit the wide orientation of your screen, and new scientific calculator buttons will be added to your display. See following image:

The Scienific Calculator

If your calculator does not change into scientific mode then it’s likely that your have orientation lock enabled. To disable it, navigate to the Control Center by swiping down from upper right-hand corner. Now, tap the orientation lock icon until it is no longer highlighted. You will see a brief message at the top saying Portrait Orinetation Lock: Off. Refer to below image:

Checking the Orientation Lock

Now, you may close the Calculator. You are finished. Please feel free to share this post! One way to share is via Twitter.

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I am Raymond Oglesby, an Information Technology (IT) specialist with 30 years in the field. I have taught Microsoft Applications and troubleshot computers in 15 countries and many States. My career was focused on mainframes and desktops from application development to implementation. I have written hundreds of programs for various architectures. I decided to start a blog to share my knowledge and experiences with you. I plan on updating this blog at least twice a week about smart phone apps to Windows. Please feel free to leave a Comment or Tweet. I would love to hear from you. Do you have a computer tech question? I will do my best to answer your inquiry. Please mention the app and version that you are using. To help me out, you can send screenshots of your data related to your question.

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