29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

The main and probably the only thing we use the camera on our smartphone is to take pictures of everything we find cute and interesting, our kids and of course, all the selfie variations. But why not use is to help us? Take a look at these 25 situations and many like them where the taking a picture can make things so much easier.

1. Keep a photo of your pet and their ID/vet tags. In that case if the puppy goes missing you won’t have to search for the original documents and and you can report it immediately.

29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

2. Don’t copy the list on the fridge or on the chalkboard of the hings you need to buy. Simply take a picture of it and you’re ready to go shopping.

29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

3. When you don’t have any light available at night, use the flashlight from your camera to light your way.

29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

4. Translate text from a foreign language via a photograph using Google Translate or oiher apps

29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

5. Take pictures of your friends with the stuff they borrow from you so you’ll remember who has what.

29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

6. Take pictures of the business hours posted on the door of places you go to occasionally, like the library, post office, etc.

29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

7. Take pictures of  “Help Wanted}  signs to send to anyone you know that might need it.

29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

8. Take a picture of your spice drawer or rack before heading out to restock so you don’t end up buying wrong spices.

29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

9. When vacationing in a unfamiliar place, take a picture of your hotel and the buildings around it in case you get lost.

29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

10. Take a picture of your coat check or claim check ticket especially if you plan on drinking.

29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

11. Make a screenshot of map directions when going to places that don’t have internet access.

29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

12. Take a photo of barcodes and prices and compare them with products online. You might find the same items for a much lower price.

29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

13. Instead of scanning documents or homework assignments, take a picture of them.

29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

14. In case of a minor fender bender in rush hour traffic, pull out your phone, document the damage, snap pictures of insurance cards and drivers license info and get back on our way.

29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

 

15. If you can’t remember your PC’s hardware and software specifications take a picture of them on your computer screen and save it on your phone.

29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

16. Not sure if you turned off the stove before going on a trip? Take a picture of the stove dial in the OFF position before oing out to calm you down.

29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

17. Keep a icture of your personal information in case you lose your phone and a good Samaritan finds it.

29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

18. Take a picture of a text, scan it and with an app convert it into an editable content.

29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

19. When moving, take a picture of the content of the boxes to have a better idea of what went where.

29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

20. Before going grocery shopping, take a picture of your fridge content so you;ll know what you need to get.

29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

21. Import pictures of business cards in your phone’s contact list.

29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

22. Always have your WiFi password with you.

29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

23. Do a photo-based search for whatever information you might want.

29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

24. When shopping with the kids, take pics of the toys they want for Christmas or their birthday. Then later they can go through the pictures in your phone and make their lists.

29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

25. If you’re near-sighted and can’t find your classes, use your smartphone camera to see things clearer.

29 Clever Life Hacks Using Your Smartphone Camera

A picture is worth a thousand words, but we tend to forget that. Aside from capturing our memorable moments, we fail to see the possibilities of our smartphone camera. Perhaps it’s because we are still getting used to the technology or maybe is the fact that there are many apps that we can use and combine to help us get more organized but we don’t know about. We need to be willing to explore the possibilities each device has to offer and use them to make our hectic fast-paced life a little less complicated.

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