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iPad: The Missing Manual, 7th Edition

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iOS 8 for the iPad is the biggest iOS release ever, and this all-new Missing Manual includes everything you need to know about iPad’s exciting features and new user interface. Missing Manual series creator David Pogue takes you on a guided iPad tour, complete with step-by-step instructions, crystal-clear explanations, and lots of tips, tricks, and surprises along the way.

Table of Contents

  1. iPad: 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. The iPad Defined
      1. Meet iOS
    2. About This Book
      1. About the Outline
      2. About→These→Arrows
      3. About MissingManuals.com
    3. iPad Air 2: What’s New
    4. iPad Mini 3: What’s New
    5. What’s New in iOS 8
  4. 1. The iPad Basics
    1. 1. The Guided Tour
      1. Sleep Switch (On/Off)
        1. Locked Mode
      2. The Lock Screen
        1. Things to Do on the Lock Screen
        2. Locking Down the Lock Screen
      3. Home Button
        1. Quick Press: Wake Up
        2. Momentary Touch: Unlock (iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3)
        3. Long Press: Siri
        4. Two Quick Presses: App Switcher
        5. Two Quick Presses: Your VIP List
        6. Three Presses: VoiceOver, Zoom, Inverted Colors…
      4. Mute Switch, Volume Keys
      5. Screen
        1. Screen Icons
      6. Cameras
      7. Sensors
      8. SIM Card Slot
        1. The Universal Apple SIM Card
      9. Headphone Jack
      10. Speakers
      11. The Charge/Sync Connector
        1. The Lightning Connector
      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 iPad
      15. Battery Life Tips
      16. The Home Screen
      17. Control Center
      18. Notifications
        1. Responding to Notifications
        2. The Notification Center
        3. Customizing Notifications
        4. What Notifications Look Like
        5. Miscellaneous Weirdness
      19. Password (or Fingerprint) Protection
        1. Setting Up a Password
        2. Fingerprint Security (Touch ID)
        3. Fingerprints for Apps, Web Sites, and Apple Pay
    2. 2. Typing, Editing & Searching
      1. The Keyboard
        1. Making the Keyboard Work
        2. QuickType
        3. The Spelling Checker
        4. The Spelling Dictionary
        5. The Widescreen Keyboard
        6. Punctuation and Numbers with One Touch
        7. Accented Characters
        8. Typing Shortcuts (Abbreviation Expanders)
        9. Swype, SwiftKey, and Other Keyboards
        10. International Typing
        11. The Emoji Keyboard
        12. Connecting a Real Keyboard
      2. Dictation
        1. Punctuation
      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 Use Spotlight
        2. How to Tweak Spotlight
    3. 3. Siri & Speech
      1. Siri Voice Command
      2. How to Use Siri
      3. How to Use “Hey, Siri”
      4. What to Say to Siri
        1. When Things Go Wrong
        2. Siri’s Personality
      5. Advanced Siri
        1. Teach Siri about Your Relationships
        2. Fix Siri’s Name Comprehension
        3. Siri Settings
    4. 4. Calling & FaceTime
      1. FaceTime Audio Calls
        1. The Setup
        2. Placing a Call
        3. Answering a Call
        4. Online and on the Tablet, Together
        5. Silencing the Ring
        6. Not Answering Calls
        7. Remind Me
        8. Leave a Message
      2. Fun with FaceTime Audio Calls
        1. Mute
        2. Keypad
        3. Speaker
        4. Add Call
        5. Hold
      3. FaceTime Video Calls
      4. Do Not Disturb
        1. Turning on Do Not Disturb
        2. Allowing Special Callers Through
        3. One More Safety Measure
        4. Locked vs. Unlocked
      5. Making Actual Phone Calls
      6. Contacts
        1. Groups
        2. Adding to the Contacts List
        3. Editing Someone
        4. Deleting Someone
        5. Sharing a Contact
      7. Bluetooth Accessories
        1. Pairing with a Bluetooth Earpiece or Speaker
        2. Bluetooth Car Systems
    5. 5. Texting & iMessages
      1. Text Messages (SMS)
      2. iMessages
        1. Sending an iMessage
        2. Receiving an iMessage
        3. Five Clever Options
        4. The Text List
        5. Mark All as Read
        6. Sending a New Message
        7. Picture, Audio, or Video Messages
        8. Capturing Messages and Files
      3. Instant Audio, Video, and Photos
        1. Audio Texting: The New Walkie-Talkie
        2. Video Messaging
        3. Photo Messaging
      4. iMessage Settings
        1. Bonus Settings in a Place You Didn’t Expect
      5. Regular Text Messages
      6. Text Messages Using Apps
    6. 6. Accessibility
      1. VoiceOver
      2. Zooming
      3. Invert Colors and Grayscale
      4. Speech
      5. How to De-Sparsify iOS 8’s Design
        1. Larger Text
        2. Bold Text
        3. Button Shapes
        4. Increase Contrast
        5. Reduce Motion
        6. On/Off Labels
      6. Hearing Assistance
        1. Hearing Aids
        2. Mono Audio
        3. Balance Slider
      7. Media (Subtitle Options)
      8. Guided Access (Kiosk Mode)
      9. Switch Control
      10. AssistiveTouch
      11. Home-Click Speed
      12. Accessibility Shortcut
  5. 2. Pix, Flix, & Apps
    1. 7. Music
      1. 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
      2. Playlists
        1. Creating Playlists on the iPad
        2. Using Playlists
      3. Genius Playlists
      4. Artists, Songs…
        1. Other Lists
        2. Customizing List Land
      5. Playback Control: Now Playing
      6. Multi(music)tasking
      7. Speakers and Headphones
        1. Bluetooth Wireless
        2. AirPlay
        3. Switching Among Speakers
      8. Familiar iPod Features
        1. Sound Check
        2. EQ (Equalization)
        3. Volume Limit
        4. Group By Album Artist
        5. Show All Music
        6. Genius
        7. Playing Music from Your Computer
      9. The iTunes Store
        1. Purchased Items
      10. The Videos App
        1. Zoom/Unzoom
        2. TV Output
        3. AirPlay
    2. 8. Taking Photos, Shooting Videos
      1. The Camera App
        1. Firing Up the Camera
        2. The Six Modes of Camera
      2. Photo Mode
        1. Tap the Exposure Point
        2. Adjust Exposure
        3. Focus Lock/Exposure Lock
        4. Zooming In
        5. The “Rule of Thirds” Grid
        6. High Dynamic Range (HDR)
        7. Taking the Shot
        8. Burst Mode (iPad Air 2)
        9. Self-Portraits (the Front Camera)
        10. The Self Timer
      3. Square Mode
      4. Pano Mode
      5. Video Mode
        1. Things to Do While You’re Rolling
        2. The Front Camera
      6. Slo-Mo Mode
      7. Time-Lapse Mode
      8. Trimming a Video
        1. iMovie for iPad
      9. The Photos App
        1. The Photos Tab
        2. The Albums Tab
        3. Hide a Photo
        4. Flicking, Rotating, Zooming, Panning
        5. Finding Photos
        6. Deleting Photos
        7. Photo Controls
      10. Editing Photos
        1. Auto-Enhance ()
        2. Crop/Straighten ()
        3. Adjust Color ()
        4. Filters ()
        5. Handing Off to Other Editing Apps
        6. Saving Your Changes
      11. 753 Ways to Use Photos and Videos
        1. Choose the Photos
        2. Preparing to Send
        3. AirDrop
        4. Message
        5. Mail
        6. iCloud Photo Sharing
        7. Twitter, Facebook, Flickr
        8. YouTube, Vimeo
        9. More
        10. Copy
        11. Slideshow
        12. AirPlay
        13. Save Image
        14. Assign to Contact
        15. Use as Wallpaper
        16. Print
        17. More
      12. My Photo Stream
        1. On the iPad
        2. On the Mac or PC
        3. On the Apple TV
        4. Deleting Photos from the Photo Stream
      13. iCloud Photo Sharing
        1. Create a Shared Photo Album
        2. Adjusting an Album’s Settings
        3. Receiving a Photo Album on Your Gadget
        4. Fun with Shared Photo Albums
      14. iCloud Photo Library
      15. Capturing the Screen
    3. 9. All About Apps
      1. Two Ways to the App Store
        1. Shopping from the iPad
        2. Search
        3. The App Details Page
        4. Two Welcome Notes about Backups
        5. Shopping in iTunes
        6. iPhone Apps on the iPad
      2. Organizing Your Apps
        1. Rearranging/Deleting Apps Using iTunes
        2. Rearranging/Deleting Apps Right on the iPad
        3. Restoring the Home Screen
      3. Folders
        1. Setting Up Folders on the iPad
        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. The App Switcher
        1. Force Quitting an App
        2. Your Favorite People
        3. A Word About Background Apps
      8. AirPrint: Printing from the iPad
      9. The Share Sheet
      10. AirDrop
        1. The One AirDrop Setting
      11. iCloud Drive
    4. 10. The Built-In Apps
      1. Calendar
        1. The Four Views
        2. Making an Appointment
        3. Editing, Rescheduling, Deleting Events (Long Way)
        4. Editing and Rescheduling Events (Fun Way)
        5. The Calendar (Category) Concept
        6. Search
      2. Clock
        1. World Clock
        2. Alarm
        3. Stopwatch
        4. Timer
      3. Game Center
        1. Getting Started
        2. Points and Achievements
        3. Making Friends
        4. Finding Games
        5. Playing Games
      4. iBooks
        1. Downloading Books
        2. PDFs and ePub Files
        3. Your Library
        4. Reading
        5. Notes, Bookmarks, Highlighting, Dictionary
        6. Books That Read to You
        7. iBooks Settings
      5. Maps
        1. Meet Maps
        2. Maps Basics
        3. Finding Yourself
        4. Orienting Maps
        5. Searching Maps
        6. The Location Page
        7. Finding Friends and Businesses
        8. Favorites and Recents
        9. Directions
        10. Navigation Mode
        11. Night Mode
        12. Traffic
        13. Flyover
        14. Flyover Tours
      6. Newsstand
      7. Notes
        1. The Table of Contents
        2. Syncing Notes
        3. Notes Accounts
      8. Photo Booth
      9. Podcasts
        1. Subscribing
        2. Settings
        3. Playback
        4. Stations
      10. Reminders
        1. The List of Lists
        2. The Scheduled List
        3. Recording a Reminder
        4. The Details Screen
      11. Tips
      12. More Standard Apps
  6. 3. The iPad Online
    1. 11. Getting Online
      1. WiFi Hotspots
        1. Sequence of Connections
        2. Silencing the “Want to Join?” Messages
        3. The List of Hotspots
        4. Commercial Hotspots
      2. Airplane Mode and WiFi Off Mode
      3. Personal Hotspot (Tethering)
        1. Turning On the Hotspot
        2. Connecting via WiFi
        3. Instant Hotspot
      4. The Cellular iPad
        1. Signing Up for Service
      5. Twitter and Facebook
    2. 12. The Web
      1. Safari Tour
      2. Zooming and Scrolling
      3. Full-Screen Mode
      4. Typing a Web Address
      5. Searching in Safari
        1. Quick Website Search
      6. Bookmarks
        1. Creating New Bookmarks
        2. Editing Bookmarks and Folders
      7. The Reading List
      8. Shared Links ()
        1. RSS Subscriptions
      9. Web Clips
      10. The History List
        1. Erasing the History List
      11. Tapping Links
      12. Saving Graphics
      13. Saved Passwords and Credit Cards
      14. Manipulating Multiple Pages
        1. To Open a New Window
        2. To Switch among Windows
        3. iCloud Tabs
      15. The Favorites Page
      16. Reader View
      17. Open the Full Site
      18. Web Security
        1. Pop-Up Blocker
        2. Password Suggestions
        3. Cookies
        4. Private Browsing
        5. Parental Controls
    3. 13. Email
      1. Setting Up Your Account
        1. Free Email Accounts
        2. POP3 and IMAP Accounts
      2. Downloading Mail
        1. The Mailboxes Pane
        2. The Unified Inbox
        3. The Message List—and Threading
      3. VIPs and Flagged Messages
        1. VIPs
        2. Flag It
      4. What to Do with a Message
        1. List View: Flag, Trash, Mark as Unread
        2. Read It
        3. Reply to It
        4. Forward It
        5. Follow It
        6. Filing or Deleting One Message
        7. Filing or Deleting Batches of Messages
        8. Add the Sender to Contacts
        9. Open an Attachment
        10. Snagging (or Sending) a Graphic
        11. Snagging a Contact or a Date
        12. View the To/From Details
        13. Mark as Unread
        14. Move On
        15. 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. 14. Syncing with iTunes
      1. The Three Faces of iTunes
      2. Your Stuff
        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. iTunes U ()
        5. Audiobooks ()
        6. Apps ()
        7. Internet Radio ()
        8. Authorizing Computers
      4. Syncing the iPad
        1. Connecting the iPad with a Cable
        2. Connecting over WiFi
        3. All About Syncing
        4. Manual Syncing
      5. iTunes Tabs
      6. Summary Tab
      7. Apps Tab
      8. Music Tab
        1. Making It All Fit
      9. Movies and TV Shows Tabs
      10. Podcasts Tab
      11. Books Tab
      12. Tones Tab
      13. Photos Tab (Computer→iPad)
        1. Syncing Photos and Videos (iPad→Computer)
        2. Shutting Down the Importing Process
      14. Info Tab
        1. Syncing Contacts and Calendars
      15. On My Device
      16. One iPad, Multiple Computers
      17. One Computer, Multiple iPads
      18. Backing Up the iPad
        1. Using That Backup
        2. Deleting a Backup File
    2. 15. iCloud & Continuity
      1. What iCloud Giveth
      2. iCloud Sync
      3. Photo Stream, Photo Sharing
      4. Find My iPad
        1. Send Last Location
        2. Activation Lock
      5. Email
      6. Video, Music, Apps: Locker in the Sky
      7. iTunes Match
      8. The Price of Free
      9. Apple Pay (iPad Air 2, Mini 3)
        1. The Setup
        2. The Shopping
      10. Family Sharing
        1. Setting Up Family Sharing
        2. Life in Family Sharing
      11. Continuity
        1. iPad as Speakerphone
        2. Texting from the iPad
        3. Instant Hotspot
        4. Handoff
        5. AirDrop Between iPad and Mac
    3. 16. The Corporate iPad
      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. 17. Settings
      1. Two Settings Tricks
      2. Airplane Mode
      3. WiFi
      4. Carrier
      5. Bluetooth
      6. Cellular Data (Cellular iPads)
      7. VPN
      8. Personal Hotspot
      9. Notifications
      10. Control Center
      11. Do Not Disturb
      12. General
      13. Display & Brightness
      14. Wallpaper
      15. Sounds
      16. Touch ID & Passcode
      17. Privacy
        1. Location Services
        2. Contacts, Calendars, Reminders…
        3. Twitter, Facebook
        4. Diagnostics & Usage
        5. Advertising
      18. iCloud
      19. iTunes & App Store
        1. Show All
        2. Automatic Downloads
      20. Passbook and Apple Pay
      21. Mail, Contacts, Calendars
        1. Accounts
        2. Fetch New Data
        3. Mail
        4. Contacts
        5. Calendars
      22. Notes
      23. Reminders
      24. Messages
      25. FaceTime
      26. Maps
      27. Safari
        1. Search
        2. General
        3. Privacy & Security
      28. Music
      29. Videos
      30. Photos & Camera
      31. iBooks
      32. Podcasts
      33. Game Center
        1. Game Invites
        2. Game Center Profile
        3. Friend Recommendations
      34. Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Vimeo
      35. App Preferences
  8. 5. Appendixes
    1. A. Signup & Setup
      1. Buying a New iPad
      2. Setting Up a New iPad
      3. Upgrading an iPad to iOS 8
      4. Software Updates
        1. Updating Directly on the iPad
        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 and Accessories
    2. B. Troubleshooting & Maintenance
      1. First Rule: Install the Updates
      2. Seven Ways to Reset the iPad
      3. iPad 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. Warranty and Repair
        1. Out-of-Warranty Repairs
      7. The Battery Replacement Program
      8. What to Do about a Cracked Screen
      9. Where to Go from Here
  9. Index
  10. About the Author
  11. Copyright