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Soon you'll be able to search the Settings app on your iOS device

iOS 9 users will love the added ability to search for a setting, instead of mindlessly tapping through the app.

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Despite iOS' Settings app being organized in a somewhat intuitive architecture of categories and apps, it's easy to forget where a specific button or setting is.

With iOS 9, however, users will no longer have to memorize the Settings app.

Sitting atop the main screen of the app is a handy search bar, and it works just as you'd expect: Type in the setting you're looking for and a list of results appear below. Tap on said result to jump straight to the proper page. Additionally, when the page loads the item you're looking for will be highlighted for a split second, making it easy to find it.

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Another welcome behavior is the fact that search is not limited to just your iOS device settings. When you type in "reset" for example, any third-party apps that have a reset mechanism listed in settings will also appear in the results.

I don't know about you guys, but this sure is going to go a long way in helping relatives troubleshoot issues over text. Instead of providing step-by-step instructions on where to find a setting, you can now tell them what to search and they'll be taken right to it. Thanks, Apple.