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In iOS 7, Apple gave the iPhone the most radical makeover in its history. The new software is powerful, sleek, and a perfect companion to the iPhone 5s and 5c—but it’s wildly different. Fortunately, David Pogue is back with an expanded edition of his witty, full-color guide: the world’s most popular iPhone book.

Table of Contents

  1. iPhone The Missing Manual
  2. The Missing Credits
    1. Acknowledgments
    2. The Missing Manual Series
      1. For the Mac
        1. For the Mac
        2. For Windows
        3. Electronics
        4. Web Technologies
        5. Life
  3. Introduction
    1. About the iPhone
    2. About This Book
      1. About the Outline
      2. About→These→Arrows
      3. About MissingManuals.com
    3. What’s New in the iPhone 5s
    4. What’s New in iOS 7
  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. Quick Press: Wake Up
        2. Momentary Touch: Unlock (iPhone 5s)
        3. Long Press: Siri (or Voice Control)
        4. Two Quick Presses: Task Switcher
        5. Three Presses: VoiceOver, Zoom, White on Black…
      3. Silencer Switch, Volume Keys
      4. Screen
        1. Screen Icons
      5. Cameras and Flash
      6. Sensors
      7. SIM Card Slot
        1. iPhone 5 Family: The World Phone
      8. Headphone Jack
      9. Microphone, Speakerphone
      10. The Charge/Sync Connector
        1. The Lightning Connector
      11. Antenna Band
      12. In the Box
      13. Seven Basic Finger Techniques
        1. Tap
        2. Swipe
        3. Drag
        4. Flick
        5. Pinch and Spread
        6. Double-Tap
        7. Edge Swipes
      14. Charging the iPhone
      15. Battery Life Tips
      16. The Home Screen
      17. Control Center
      18. Notifications
        1. The Notification Center
        2. Customizing the Notification Center
        3. Messages on the Lock Screen
        4. Miscellaneous Weirdness
      19. Password (or Fingerprint) Protection
        1. Setting Up a Password
        2. Fingerprint Security (Touch ID)
    2. 2. Typing, Editing & Searching
      1. The Keyboard
        1. Making the Keyboard Work
        2. Auto-Suggestions
        3. The Spelling Checker
        4. The Widescreen Keyboard
        5. The Spelling Dictionary
        6. Punctuation with One Touch
        7. Accented Characters
        8. Typing Shortcuts (Abbreviation Expanders)
        9. International Typing
        10. The Emoji Keyboard
      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. Speak!
      6. 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. Contacts
        1. Groups
        2. Adding to the Contacts List
        3. Adding a Contact on the Fly
        4. Editing Someone
        5. Deleting Someone
        6. Sharing a Contact
      5. The Keypad
      6. Answering Calls
        1. Multitasking
        2. Silencing the Ring
      7. Not Answering Calls
        1. Ignore It—or Dump It to Voicemail
        2. Respond with a Text Message
        3. Remind Me Later
      8. Do Not Disturb
        1. Turning on Do Not Disturb
        2. Allowing Special Callers Through
        3. One More Safety Measure
        4. Locked vs. Unlocked
      9. Fun with Phone Calls
        1. Mute
        2. Keypad
        3. Speaker
        4. Add Call (Conference Calling)
        5. FaceTime
        6. Hold
        7. Contacts
      10. FaceTime Video Calls
      11. FaceTime Audio Calls
    4. 4. Speech Recognition—and Siri
      1. Speak to Type
        1. Punctuation
      2. Siri Voice Command
        1. How to Use Siri
        2. What to Say to Siri
        3. When Things Go Wrong
        4. Siri’s Personality
      3. Advanced Siri
        1. Teach Siri about Your Relationships
        2. Fix Siri’s Name Comprehension
        3. Siri Settings
      4. Voice Control (iPhone 4)
        1. Dialing by Voice
        2. Voice Control of Music
    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. Picture, Audio, or Video Messages
      3. iMessages
      4. Text Messages: Details and Misc.
        1. Settings for Texts and iMessages
        2. Bonus Settings in a Place You Didn’t Expect
        3. Capturing Messages and Files
      5. Free Text Messages
      6. Chat Programs
      7. Call Waiting
      8. Call Forwarding
      9. Caller ID
      10. Bluetooth Accessories
        1. Pairing with a Bluetooth Earpiece or Speaker
        2. Bluetooth Car Systems
        3. Bluetooth 4.0
      11. Custom Ringtones
        1. iTunes Ringtones
        2. GarageBand Ringtones
      12. Kiosk Mode, Large Type & Accessibility
        1. VoiceOver
        2. Zooming
        3. Invert Colors
        4. Speak Selection
        5. Speak Auto-Text
        6. Larger Type
        7. Bold Text
        8. Increase Contrast
        9. Reduce Motion
        10. On/Off Labels
        11. Hearing Aids
        12. Subtitles & Captioning
        13. LED Flash for Alerts
        14. Mono Audio
        15. Phone Noise Cancelation
        16. Balance Slider
        17. Guided Access (Kiosk Mode)
        18. Switch Control
        19. AssistiveTouch
        20. Home-Click Speed
        21. Incoming Calls
        22. Accessibility Shortcut
  5. 2. Pix, Flix & Apps
    1. 6. The iPhone as iPod
      1. List Land
      2. iTunes Radio
        1. Playing iTunes Radio
        2. The Now Playing Screen
        3. Make Your Own Station
        4. The Info Screen
        5. Deleting or Editing a Station
        6. History
        7. Siri and iTunes Radio
      3. Playlists
        1. Creating Playlists on the Phone
        2. Using Playlists
      4. Genius Playlists
      5. Artists, Songs…
        1. Other Lists
        2. Customizing List Land
      6. The Album Mosaic
      7. Playback Control: Now Playing
        1. Voice Control
        2. Special Podcast/Audiobook Controls
      8. Multi(music)tasking
      9. Speakers and Headphones
        1. Bluetooth Wireless
        2. AirPlay
        3. Switching Among Speakers
      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
        7. Playing Music from Your Computer
      11. The iTunes Store
        1. Purchased Items
        2. More in “More”
      12. The Videos App
        1. Zoom/Unzoom
        2. TV Output
        3. AirPlay
    2. 7. Camera, Photos & Video
      1. The Camera App
        1. Firing Up the Camera
        2. The Five Modes of Camera
      2. Still Photos
        1. Tap to Set the Focus and Exposure
        2. Locking Focus and Exposure
        3. The Flash
        4. Zooming In
        5. The “Rule of Thirds” Grid
        6. High Dynamic Range (HDR)
        7. Taking the Shot
        8. Burst Mode (iPhone 5s)
        9. Self-Portraits (the Front Camera)
      3. Square Photos
      4. Filters
        1. Filter Before You Shoot
        2. Filter After You Shoot
      5. Panoramas
      6. The Photos App
        1. The Photos Tab
        2. The Albums Tab
        3. Flicking, Rotating, Zooming, Panning
        4. Deleting Photos
        5. Photo Controls
        6. Slideshows
        7. Copying/Sending/Deleting in Batches
      7. 14 Ways to Use Photos and Videos
        1. AirDrop
        2. Message
        3. Mail
        4. iCloud
        5. Photo Stream
        6. Twitter, Facebook, Flickr
        7. Copy
        8. Slideshow
        9. AirPlay
        10. Assign to Contact
        11. Use as Wallpaper
        12. Print
      8. My Photo Stream
        1. On the iPhone (or iPad or iPod Touch)
        2. On the Mac or PC
        3. On the Apple TV
        4. Deleting Photos from the Photo Stream
      9. Shared Photo Streams
        1. Create a Shared Photo Stream
        2. Adjusting a Stream’s Settings
        3. Receiving a Photo Stream on Your Gadget
        4. Fun with Shared Photo Streams
      10. Editing Photos
        1. Rotate ()
        2. Auto-Enhance ()
        3. Filters ()
        4. Remove Red-Eye ()
        5. Crop ()
        6. Saving Your Changes
      11. Geotagging
      12. Recording Video
        1. Things To Do While You’re Rolling
      13. The Front Camera
        1. The Video Light
        2. Slow-Motion Video (iPhone 5s)
        3. Trimming a Video
        4. iMovie for iPhone
        5. Uploading Your Video to YouTube, MMS, or Email
      14. Capturing the Screen
    3. 8. All About Apps
      1. Two Ways to the App Store
        1. Shopping from the Phone
        2. The App Details Page
        3. Two Welcome Notes about Backups
        4. Shopping in iTunes
      2. Organizing Your Apps
        1. Rearranging/Deleting Apps Using iTunes
        2. Rearranging/Deleting Apps Right on the Phone
        3. Restoring the Home Screen
      3. Folders
        1. Setting Up Folders on the iPhone
        2. Setting Up Folders in iTunes
      4. App Preferences
      5. App Updates
        1. Manual Updates
        2. Automatic Updates
      6. How to Find Good Apps
      7. Multitasking
      8. The App Switcher
        1. Force Quitting an App
      9. AirPrint: Printing from the Phone
      10. The Share Sheet
      11. AirDrop
        1. The One AirDrop Setting
      12. Troubleshooting Apps
    4. 9. The Built-In Apps
      1. Calculator
      2. Calendar
        1. Day View
        2. Month View
        3. Year View
        4. Week View
        5. Making an Appointment (Day, Month View)
        6. Making an Appointment (Day View, Week View)
        7. Editing, Rescheduling, Deleting Events (Long Way)
        8. Editing and Rescheduling Events (Fun Way)
        9. The Calendar (Category) Concept
        10. Search
      3. Clock
        1. World Clock
        2. Alarm
        3. Stopwatch
        4. Timer
      4. Compass
        1. The Carpenter’s Level
      5. Game Center
        1. Getting Started
        2. Points and Achievements
        3. Making Friends
        4. Finding Games
        5. Playing Games
      6. iBooks
        1. Downloading Books
        2. PDFs and ePub Files
        3. Your Library
        4. Reading
        5. Notes, Bookmarks, Highlighting, Dictionary
        6. iBooks Settings
      7. Maps
        1. Meet Maps
        2. Maps Basics
        3. Finding Yourself
        4. Orienting the Map
        5. Searching the Maps
        6. The Location Page
        7. Finding Friends and Businesses
        8. Bookmarks and Recents
        9. Directions
        10. Navigation Mode
        11. Night Mode
        12. Passenger-Navigation Mode
        13. Traffic
        14. Flyover
      8. Newsstand
      9. Notes
        1. Syncing Notes
        2. Notes Accounts
      10. Passbook
      11. Reminders
        1. The Details Screen
        2. The List of Lists
        3. The Secret Scheduled List
      12. Stocks
        1. Landscape View
        2. Customizing Your Portfolio
      13. Voice Memos
        1. Editing Your Recording
      14. Weather
        1. The City List
      15. More Standard Apps
  6. 3. The iPhone Online
    1. 10. Getting Online
      1. A Tale of Two Connections
        1. Cellular Networks
        2. WiFi Hotspots
      2. Sequence of Connections
        1. Silencing the “Want to Join?” Messages
      3. The List of Hotspots
      4. Commercial Hotspots
      5. Airplane Mode and WiFi Off Mode
      6. 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
      7. Twitter and Facebook
    2. 11. The Web
      1. Safari Tour
      2. Zooming and Scrolling
      3. Full-Screen Mode
      4. Typing a Web Address
        1. Autocomplete Suggestions
      5. Bookmarks
        1. Creating New Bookmarks
        2. Editing Bookmarks and Folders
      6. The Reading List
      7. Shared Links
      8. Web Clips
      9. The History List
        1. Erasing the History List
      10. Tapping Links
      11. Saving Graphics
      12. Saved Passwords & Credit Cards
      13. Manipulating Multiple Pages
        1. To Open a New Window
        2. To Switch among Windows
        3. iCloud Tabs
      14. The Favorites Page
      15. Reader
      16. Web Security
        1. Pop-Up Blocker
        2. Password Suggestions
        3. Cookies
        4. Private Browsing
        5. Parental Controls
    3. 12. Email
      1. Setting Up Your Account
        1. Free Email Accounts
        2. POP3 and IMAP Accounts
      2. Downloading Mail
        1. The Unified Inbox
        2. The Message List—and Threading
      3. VIPs and Flagged Messages
        1. VIPs
        2. Flag It
      4. What to Do with a Message
        1. Read It
        2. Reply to It
        3. Forward It
        4. Filing or Deleting One Message
        5. Filing or Deleting Batches of Messages
        6. Add the Sender to Contacts
        7. Open an Attachment
        8. Snagging (or Sending) a Graphic
        9. View the To/From Details
        10. Mark as Unread
        11. Move On
        12. Searching
      5. Writing Messages
        1. Signatures
      6. Surviving Email Overload
        1. Avoiding Spam
        2. Condensing the Message List
        3. Spotting Worthwhile Messages
        4. Managing Accounts
  7. 4. Connections
    1. 13. Syncing with iTunes
      1. The Three Faces of iTunes
      2. Library
        1. Three Ways to Fill Your Library
        2. Playlists
        3. Editing and Deleting Playlists
      3. iTunes Store
        1. Music
        2. TV, Movies, and Movie Rentals
        3. Podcasts
        4. App Store
        5. Books
        6. iTunes U
        7. Authorizing Computers
      4. Syncing the iPhone
        1. Connecting the Phone with a Cable
        2. Connecting over WiFi
        3. All About Syncing
        4. Manual Syncing
      5. iTunes Tabs
      6. Summary Tab
      7. Info Tab
        1. Syncing Contacts
        2. Syncing Your Calendar
        3. Syncing Email Accounts
        4. Syncing Bookmarks
      8. Apps Tab
      9. Tones Tab
      10. Music Tab
        1. Making It All Fit
      11. Movies and TV Shows Tabs
      12. Podcasts Tab
      13. Books Tab
      14. Photos Tab (Computer→iPhone)
        1. Syncing Photos and Videos (iPhone→Computer)
        2. Shutting Down the Importing Process
      15. On This Phone
      16. One iPhone, Multiple Computers
      17. One Computer, Multiple iPhones
      18. One-Way Emergency Sync
      19. 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, Photo Sharing
      4. Find My iPhone
        1. Activation Lock
      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. Two New Settings Tricks
      2. Airplane Mode
      3. WiFi
      4. Carrier
      5. Bluetooth
      6. Cellular
      7. Personal Hotspot
      8. Notification Center
      9. Control Center
      10. Do Not Disturb
      11. General
      12. Sounds
      13. Wallpapers & Brightness
      14. Privacy
        1. Location Services
        2. Contacts, Calendars…
        3. Twitter, Facebook
      15. iCloud
      16. Mail, Contacts, Calendars
        1. Accounts
        2. Fetch New Data
        3. Mail
        4. Contacts
        5. Calendars
      17. Notes
      18. Reminders
      19. Phone
      20. Messages
      21. FaceTime
      22. Maps
      23. Compass
      24. Safari
        1. General
        2. Privacy & Security
        3. Reading List
      25. iTunes & App Store
        1. Show All
        2. Automatic Downloads
      26. Music
      27. Videos
      28. Photos & Camera
      29. iBooks
      30. Game Center
        1. Game Invites
        2. Game Center Profile
        3. Friend Recommendations
      31. Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Vimeo
      32. App Preferences
  8. 5. Appendixes
    1. A. Signup & Setup
      1. Buying a New iPhone
      2. Setting Up a New Phone
      3. Upgrading an Older iPhone to iOS 7
      4. Software Updates
        1. Updating Directly on the Phone
        2. Install Updates from Your Computer
      5. Restrictions and Parental Controls
        1. Allow
        2. Allowed Content
        3. Privacy
        4. Allow Changes
        5. Game Center
      6. Cases & Accessories
    2. B. Troubleshooting & Maintenance
      1. First Rule: Install the Updates
      2. Seven Ways to Reset the Phone
        1. What Else to Try
      3. iPhone Doesn’t Turn On
        1. The Force Restore
      4. Battery Life Is Terrible
      5. Out of Space
        1. Delete Photos and Recorded Videos
        2. Delete “Other” Items
      6. Phone and Internet Problems
      7. Email Problems
        1. Can’t Send Email
      8. Warranty and Repair
        1. Out-of-Warranty Repairs
      9. The Battery Replacement Program
      10. Where to Go from Here
  9. Index
  10. About the Author
  11. Copyright