You made the perfect piece of DIY wall art to hang on that blank space in your living room. You’ve got picture hangers on hand, a hammer and you’re all set. Almost. You don’t have a level to help you make sure this growing gallery wall isn’t all crooked. All you need is to whip out your handy dandy iPhone, because it has a level BUILT IN, hidden in an app you probably never use and might have wanted to delete (unless you like navigating through the backwoods). Here’s a must-know tech trick for how to access it.


Open your Compass app. If you can’t locate it because it’s buried under too many apps (guilty), you can search for it by swiping down on your Home page and looking it up that way.


Next, just do it like Tinder and swipe left. Voilà! Here’s your Level tool. If it’s your first time using it. It’ll want you to calibrate it by rolling the little ball all the way around the circle.


When you’ve reached perfect equilibrium, the screen will turn green. Now you’re ready to hang those frames like a pro!

Will you be trying out this iPhone trick? Do you have any tricks you’d like to share? Tell us in the comments below!