Tips and tricks for using your iPhone 6S and 6S Plus

Explore the features on your shiny new iPhone with CNET's 6S and 6S Plus How To guides.

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We've told you everything you need to know about iOS 9, but the iPhone 6s and 6S Plus bring some eye-catching new features you won't find on another Apple device.

You can shoot 4K video and you can use Live Photos, a feature that adds an extra couple of seconds of video and audio to your still photos. Also new is 3D Touch, which makes the touchscreen pressure-sensitive. Push in, and you can actually make new things happen, like pulling up a shortcuts menu to save you clicks.

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Though the features aren't a struggle to master, there are some things you need to know to get the most of your new toy. Allow us to give you a few pointers.

How to record 4K video on iPhone 6S, 6S Plus: The storage-hungry feature isn't enabled by default, and for good reason.

Getting started with 3D Touch on the iPhone 6S, 6S Plus: Follow along as we explain the iPhone's new interaction method.

Watch this: 3D Touch on the iPhone 6S: A user's guide

Here's everything you can do with 3D Touch on the iPhone 6S, 6S Plus: You might want to bookmark this for future reference -- there's a lot!

How to disable Live Photos on iPhone 6S, 6S Plus: If Harry Potter-like photos aren't your thing, here's how to turn off Live Photos.

How to get the most out of Live Photos on iPhone 6S, 6S Plus: Taking a stunning Live Photo can be tricky. We show you what to do.

How to share Live Photos from the iPhone 6S: It's easy enough to share Live Photos between fellow Apple users, but what if you want to show them off elsewhere?