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iPad® and iPhone® Tips and Tricks (Covers iOS 6 on iPad, iPad mini, and iPhone), Second Edition by Jason R. Rich

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4. Make the Most of Notification Center

In this Chapter

• How to set up Notification Center to manage alerts, alarms, messages, and notifications

• How to avoid becoming inundated by too many notifications

• How to stay informed about upcoming deadlines, appointments, and responsibilities

Many of the apps on your iPhone or iPad are capable of generating messages, alarms, alerts, and/or notifications to inform you that some action needs to be taken.

Mail, for example, alerts you to new incoming emails. Phone (on the iPhone) or FaceTime tells you if and when you’ve missed a call. Messages gets your attention when someone sends you a text message. Calendar can be set to remind you of your important upcoming appointments, and the Reminders app ...

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