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With the iOS5 software and the new iPhone 4S device, Apple has another world-class hit on its hands. This sleek, highly refined pocket computer comes with everything—cellphone, iPod, Internet, camcorder—except a printed manual. Fortunately, David Pogue is back with the latest edition of his witty, crystal-clear, colorful guide: the world’s most popular iPhone book.

Table of Contents

  1. iPhone: The Missing Manual, Fifth Edition
  2. The Missing Credits
    1. Acknowledgments
    2. The Missing Manual Series
  3. Introduction
    1. About the iPhone
    2. About the Carriers
    3. About This Book
      1. About the Outline
      2. About→These→Arrows
      3. About MissingManuals.com
  4. 1. The iPhone as Phone
    1. 1. The Guided Tour
      1. Sleep Switch (On/Off)
        1. Locked Mode
        2. The Lock Screen
      2. Home Button
        1. One Quick Press: Wake Up
        2. One Long Press: Voice Control—or Siri
        3. Two Quick Presses: Task Switcher
        4. Two Quick Presses, Part 2: The Widget Bar
        5. Three Presses: VoiceOver, Zoom, or White on Black
      3. Screen
        1. Screen Icons
      4. Cameras and Flash
      5. Sensors
      6. Headphone Jack
      7. Silencer Switch, Volume Keys
      8. SIM Card Slot
        1. iPhone 4S: The World Phone
      9. Microphone, Speakerphone, Connector
      10. Antenna Band
      11. In the Box
      12. Seven Basic Finger Techniques
        1. Tap
        2. Drag
        3. Swipe
        4. Flick
        5. Pinch and Spread
        6. Double-Tap
        7. Two-Finger Tap
      13. Charging the iPhone
      14. Battery Life Tips
      15. The Home Screen
      16. Notifications
        1. The Notification Center
        2. Messages on the Lock Screen
    2. 2. Typing, Editing & Searching
      1. The Keyboard
        1. The Widescreen Keyboard
        2. Making the Keyboard Work
        3. Auto-Suggestions
        4. The Spelling Checker
        5. The Spelling Dictionary
        6. Accented Characters
        7. How to Type Punctuation with One Touch
        8. Typing Shortcuts (Abbreviation Expanders)
        9. International Typing
      2. Connecting a Real Keyboard
      3. Cut, Copy, Paste
        1. Step 1: Select the Text
        2. Step 2: Cut or Copy
        3. Step 3: Paste
        4. (Possible Step 4: Undo)
      4. The Definitions Dictionary
      5. Spotlight: Global Search
        1. How to Open Spotlight
        2. How to Search
        3. How to Tweak Spotlight
    3. 3. Phone Calls & FaceTime
      1. Dialing from the Phone App
      2. The Favorites List
        1. Reordering Favorites
        2. Deleting from Favorites
      3. The Recents List
      4. The Contacts List
        1. Adding to the Contacts List
        2. Adding a Contact on the Fly
        3. Editing Someone
        4. Deleting Someone
        5. Sharing a Contact
      5. The Keypad
      6. Answering Calls
        1. Multitasking
        2. Silencing the Ring
        3. Not Answering Calls
      7. Fun with Phone Calls
        1. Mute
        2. Keypad
        3. Speaker
        4. Add Call (Conference Calling)
        5. FaceTime
        6. Hold (iPhone 3GS)
        7. Contacts
      8. FaceTime
    4. 4. Speech Recognition—and Siri
      1. Voice Control (iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4)
        1. Dialing by Voice
        2. Voice Control of Music
      2. iPhone 4S: Speak to Type
        1. Punctuation
      3. iPhone 4S: Siri
        1. What You Can Say
        2. When Things Go Wrong
        3. Siri’s Personality
      4. Advanced Siri
        1. Teaching Siri about Your Relationships
        2. Post to Facebook or Twitter
        3. Fix Siri’s Name Comprehension
        4. Siri Settings
    5. 5. Voicemail, Texting & Other Phone Tricks
      1. Visual Voicemail
        1. Setup
        2. Using Visual Voicemail
        3. Dialing in for Messages
      2. Text Messages (SMS)
        1. Receiving a Text Message
        2. The Text List
        3. Sending a New Message
        4. Text-Message Options
        5. Picture, Audio, or Video Messages
        6. Capturing Text-Message Goodies
      3. iMessages
      4. More Free Text Messages
      5. Chat Programs
      6. Call Waiting
      7. Call Forwarding
      8. Caller ID
      9. Bluetooth Earpieces and Car Kits
        1. Pairing with a Bluetooth Earpiece
        2. Car Kits
      10. Custom Ringtones
        1. iTunes Ringtones
      11. GarageBand Ringtones
      12. Talking Buttons—and Accessibility
        1. VoiceOver
        2. Zooming
        3. Large Text
        4. White on Black
        5. Speak Selection
        6. Speak Auto-Text
        7. Custom Vibrations
        8. LED Flash
        9. Mono Audio/Balance Slider
        10. AssistiveTouch
        11. Incoming Calls
        12. Triple-Click Home
  5. 2. Pix, Flix & Apps
    1. 6. The iPhone as iPod
      1. List Land
      2. Playlists
        1. Using Playlists
        2. Creating Playlists on the Phone
      3. Genius
        1. The Genius Icon
      4. Artists, Songs, Albums…
        1. Other Lists
        2. Customizing List Land
      5. Cover Flow
      6. The Now Playing Screen (Music)
      7. Controlling Playback (Music)
        1. Special Podcast/Audiobook Controls
        2. Voice Control
      8. Multi(music)tasking
      9. Bluetooth Stereo Headphones
      10. Familiar iPod Features
        1. Shake to Shuffle
        2. Sound Check
        3. EQ (Equalization)
        4. Volume Limit
        5. Lyrics & Podcast Info
        6. Group By Album Artist
      11. The iTunes Store
        1. Purchased Items
      12. The Videos App
        1. Zoom/Unzoom
        2. TV Output
        3. AirPlay
    2. 7. Taking Photos, Shooting Video
      1. Taking Still Photos
        1. Firing Up the Camera
        2. Set the Focus and Exposure Point
        3. Locking Focus and Exposure
        4. The Flash
        5. Zooming In
        6. The “Rule of Thirds” Grid
        7. High Dynamic Range (HDR)
        8. Taking the Shot
        9. Self-Portraits (the Front Camera)
      2. Recording Video
        1. The Front Camera
        2. The Video Light
        3. Editing Video
        4. iMovie for iPhone
        5. Uploading Your Video to YouTube, MMS, or Email
      3. Capturing the Screen
      4. Photo Stream
        1. On the iPhone (or iPad or iPod Touch)
        2. On the Mac or PC
        3. On the Apple TV
        4. Photo Stream Permanence—and Emergency Reset
      5. Opening Photos
        1. Faces and Places
        2. Flicking, Rotating, Zooming, Panning
        3. Deleting Photos
        4. Photo Controls
        5. Slideshows
        6. Copying/Sending/Deleting in Batches
      6. Editing Photos
        1. The Rotate button ()
        2. Auto-Enhance ()
        3. Remove Red-Eye ()
        4. Crop ()
        5. Saving Your Changes
      7. Printing Photos
      8. Photo Wallpaper
        1. Start in Settings
        2. Start in the Photos App
      9. Three Ways to Send Photos or Videos
      10. Headshots for Contacts
        1. Starting with the Photo
        2. Starting with the Contact
      11. Geotagging
    3. 8. All About Apps
      1. Welcome to App Heaven
      2. Two Ways to the App Store
        1. Shopping from the Phone
        2. The App Details Screen
        3. Two Welcome Notes about Backups
        4. Shopping in iTunes
      3. Organizing Your Apps
        1. Rearranging/Deleting Apps Using iTunes
        2. Rearranging/Deleting Apps Right on the Phone
        3. Restoring the Home Screen
      4. Folders
        1. Setting Up Folders in iTunes
        2. Setting Up Folders on the iPhone
      5. App Preferences
      6. App Updates
      7. How to Find Good Apps
      8. Multitasking
        1. The Task Switcher
      9. AirPrint: Printing from the Phone
      10. Troubleshooting Apps
    4. 9. The Built-In Apps
      1. Calculator
      2. Calendar
        1. Working with Views
        2. Making an Appointment (List, Day, Month View)
        3. Making an Appointment (Day View, Week View)
        4. Editing, Rescheduling, and Deleting Events (Long Way)
        5. Editing and Rescheduling Events (Fun Way)
        6. The Calendar (Category) Concept
      3. Clock
        1. World Clock
        2. Alarm
        3. Stopwatch
        4. Timer
      4. Compass
      5. Find My Friends
        1. Setting Up Stalking
        2. Accepting an Invitation
        3. Parental Controls
        4. Using the Map
        5. Labeling Locations
        6. A Word about Email Addresses
      6. Game Center
        1. Getting Started
        2. Points and Achievements
        3. Making Friends
        4. Finding Games
      7. iBooks
        1. Downloading Books
        2. PDFs and ePub Files
        3. Your Library
        4. Reading
        5. Notes, Bookmarks, Highlighting, Dictionary
      8. Maps
        1. Browsing the Maps
        2. Location, Location, Location
        3. Finding Yourself
        4. Orienting the Map
        5. Searching the Maps
        6. Finding Friends and Businesses
        7. Bookmarks and Recents
        8. Directions
        9. Traffic
        10. Street View
      9. Newsstand
      10. Notes
        1. Syncing Notes
      11. Reminders
        1. The Details Screen
        2. Lists
      12. Stocks
        1. Landscape View
        2. Customizing Your Portfolio
      13. Voice Memos
        1. Editing Your Recording
      14. Weather
      15. YouTube
        1. Finding a Video to Play
        2. Playing YouTube Videos
  6. 3. The iPhone Online
    1. 10. Getting Online
      1. A Tale of Three Networks
      2. Sequence of Connections
        1. Silencing the “Want to Join?” Messages
      3. The List of Hotspots
      4. Commercial Hotspots
      5. How to Turn Off 3G (AT&T iPhones)
      6. Airplane Mode and WiFi Off Mode
      7. Personal Hotspot (Tethering)
        1. Turning On the Hotspot
        2. Connecting via WiFi
        3. Connecting via Bluetooth
        4. Connecting via USB Cable
        5. Once You’re Connected
        6. Turning Off Personal Hotspot
        7. Turning Personal Hotspot Back On
      8. Twitter
    2. 11. The Web
      1. Safari Tour
      2. Zooming and Scrolling
      3. The Address Bar
        1. The Safari Keyboard
      4. Bookmarks
        1. Creating New Bookmarks
        2. Editing Bookmarks and Folders
      5. The Reading List
      6. Web Clips
      7. The History List
        1. Erasing the History List
      8. Tapping Links
      9. Saving Graphics
      10. AutoFill
      11. Searching the Web
      12. Manipulating Multiple Pages
      13. Reader
      14. Audio and Video on the Web
      15. RSS: The Missing Manual
      16. Web Security
        1. Pop-Up Blocker
        2. Cookies
        3. Parental Controls
      17. Web Applications
    3. 12. Email
      1. Setting Up Your Account
        1. Free Email Accounts
        2. POP3 and IMAP Accounts
      2. The “Two-Mailbox Problem”
      3. Downloading Mail
        1. The Unified Inbox
        2. The Message List—and Threading
      4. What to Do with a Message
        1. Read It
        2. Reply to It
        3. Forward It
        4. Flag It
        5. Filing or Deleting One Message
        6. Filing or Deleting Batches of Messages
        7. Add the Sender to Contacts
        8. Open an Attachment
        9. Snagging a Graphic—Two Ways
        10. View the Details
        11. Move On
        12. Searching
      5. Writing Messages
        1. Signatures
      6. Surviving Email Overload
        1. The Spam Problem
        2. How Many Messages
        3. Condensing the Message List
        4. Spotting Worthwhile Messages
        5. Managing Accounts
  7. 4. Connections
    1. 13. Syncing with iTunes
      1. The iTunes Window: What’s Where
      2. Five Ways to Get Music and Video
        1. Let iTunes Find Your Existing Songs
        2. Visit the iTunes Store
        3. Import Music from a CD
        4. Download Podcasts
        5. Buy Audiobooks
      3. Playlists
        1. Editing and Deleting Playlists
      4. Authorizing Computers
      5. TV, Movies, and Movie Rentals
      6. Automatic Syncing—with a Cable
        1. Manual Syncing
      7. 12 Tabs to Glory
      8. Info Tab (Contacts, Calendars, Settings)
        1. Syncing Notes
        2. Syncing Contacts
        3. Syncing Bookmarks
        4. Syncing Your Calendar
        5. Syncing Email Settings
      9. The Apps Tab
      10. The Tones Tab
      11. The Music Tab
        1. Making It All Fit
      12. The Movies and TV Shows Tabs
      13. The Podcasts and iTunes U Tabs
      14. The Books Tab
      15. The Photos Tab (Computer→iPhone)
        1. Syncing Photos and Videos (iPhone→Computer)
        2. Shutting Down the Importing Process
      16. One iPhone, Multiple Computers
      17. One Computer, Multiple iPhones
      18. One-Way Emergency Sync
      19. WiFi Sync
        1. Setting Up Wireless Sync
        2. Syncing Over WiFi
      20. Backing Up the iPhone
        1. Using That Backup
        2. Deleting a Backup File
    2. 14. iCloud
      1. What iCloud Giveth
      2. iCloud Sync
      3. Photo Stream
      4. Find My iPhone
      5. Email
      6. Video, Music, Apps: Locker in the Sky
      7. iTunes Match
      8. The Price of Free
    3. 15. The Corporate iPhone
      1. The Perks
      2. Setup
        1. Life on the Corporate Network
      3. Exchange + Your Stuff
        1. Invitations
      4. A Word on Troubleshooting
      5. Virtual Private Networking (VPN)
        1. VPN on Demand
    4. 16. Settings
      1. Airplane Mode
      2. WiFi
      3. Carrier
      4. Notifications
      5. Location Services
      6. Sounds
      7. Brightness
      8. Wallpaper
      9. General
      10. iCloud
      11. Mail, Contacts, Calendars
        1. Accounts
        2. Fetch New Data
        3. Mail
        4. Contacts
        5. Calendars
        6. Reminders
      12. Twitter
      13. Phone
      14. FaceTime
      15. Safari
      16. Messages
      17. Music
      18. Video
      19. Photos
      20. Notes
      21. Store
      22. App Preferences
  8. 5. Appendixes
    1. A. Signup and Setup
      1. Buying a New iPhone
      2. A New iPhone: “PC-Free” Setup
      3. Upgrading an Older iPhone to iOS 5
      4. Software Updates
        1. Install Updates from Your Computer
    2. B. Accessorizing the iPhone
      1. Proper Shopping for the iPhone
      2. Protecting Your iPhone
        1. Cases
        2. Lens Attachment Cases
        3. Screen Protectors
      3. Making the iPhone Heard
      4. Power to the iPhone
      5. Health & Fitness
      6. Snap-On Accessories
      7. Video Output
      8. iPod Accessories
    3. C. Troubleshooting & Maintenance
      1. First Rule: Install the Updates
      2. Reset: Six Degrees of Desperation
        1. What Else to Try
      3. iPhone Doesn’t Turn On
      4. Doesn’t Show Up in iTunes
      5. Phone and Internet Problems
      6. Email Problems
        1. Messages Are Disappearing
        2. Can’t Send Email
      7. Problems that Aren’t Really Problems
      8. iPod Problems
      9. Warranty and Repair
        1. Out-of-Warranty Repairs
      10. The Battery Replacement Program
      11. Where to Go from Here
  9. Index
  10. About the Author
  11. Copyright