Rotate iPhone to landscape orientation to display the scientific calculator.
The built-in compass shows which direction your iPhone is pointing and the geographical
coordinates of your current location. You can have the compass point to magnetic north or
The accuracy of the compass can be affected by magnetic or environmental
interference; even the magnets in the iPhone earbuds can cause a deviation. Use the digital
compass only for basic navigation assistance and don’t rely on it to determine precise location,
proximity, distance, or direction.
If Location Services is turned off when you open Compass, you may be asked to turn it on. You can
use Compass without turning on Location Services. See “Location Services” on page 160.
or True readings.
The direction iPhone
Show your current location in Maps.