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iPhone 5 Portable Genius

Book Description

Make the most of everything your exciting new iPhone 5 has to offer

Now that you have the latest and greatest iPhone, it's time to find all the best and most fun ways to use it. This quick and handy guide presents all the important stuff you want to know, in a hip, helpful way. Packed with tips, tricks, and techniques, this edition covers the practical as well as the newest and coolest features, things like iOS 5, Siri, FaceTime video calling, HD video recording, multitasking, and much more.

  • Packs a boatload of tips, tricks, and techniques in a handy size to help you get the most out of your iPhone 5

  • Uses the hip, practical Portable Genius approach, designed to show you the key features that keep your digital lifestyle humming

  • Spotlights innovative ways to complete various tasks and help you save time and hassle

  • Reveals tips and tricks for working with the newest features, including iOS 5, Siri, FaceTime, HD video recording and editing, multitasking, and more

iPhone 5 Portable Genius is an essential accessory to your new iPhone.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Table of Contents
  3. Title Page
  4. Chapter 1: How Do I Start Using My iPhone?
    1. Using the Home Button
    2. Working with the Sleep/Wake Button
    3. Working with the Ring/Silent Switch
    4. Operating the Volume Controls
    5. Getting to Know the Rest of the iPhone
    6. Operating the Touchscreen
  5. Chapter 2: How Do I Configure My iPhone?
    1. Customizing the Home Screen
    2. Working with App Notifications
    3. More Useful iPhone Configuration Techniques
    4. Protecting Your iPhone
    5. Enhancing Your iPhone with Apps
  6. Chapter 3: How Do I Connect My iPhone to a Network?
    1. Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network
    2. Setting Up Your iPhone as an Internet Hub
    3. Keeping an Eye on Your Data Usage
    4. Controlling Network Data
    5. Pairing Your iPhone to Bluetooth Devices
  7. Chapter 4: How Can I Get More Out of the Phone App?
    1. Understanding Cellular Speeds
    2. Working with Outgoing Calls
    3. Handling Incoming Calls
    4. Juggling Multiple Calls and Conference Calls
    5. Managing Your Favorites List
    6. Converting a Phone Number into a Contact
    7. Video Calling with FaceTime
  8. Chapter 5: How Can I Make the Most of iPhone Web Surfing?
    1. Touchscreen Tips for Websites
    2. Browsing Tips for Faster Surfing
    3. Filling in Online Forms
    4. Getting More Out of Safari on Your iPhone
  9. Chapter 6: How Do I Maximize iPhone E-mail?
    1. Managing Your iPhone E-mail Accounts
    2. Configuring E-mail Accounts
    3. Configuring E-mail Messages
  10. Chapter 7: How Do I Synchronize My iPhone?
    1. Connecting Your iPhone to Your Computer
    2. Synchronizing Your iPhone Automatically
    3. Synchronizing Your iPhone Manually
    4. Synchronizing Your iPhone via Wi-Fi
    5. Synchronizing Information with Your iPhone
    6. Synchronizing Media with Your iPhone
  11. Chapter 8: How Can I Get More Out of My iPhone's Audio Features?
    1. Using Audio Accessories with Your iPhone
    2. Getting More Out of the Music App
    3. Getting More Out of the iTunes App
    4. Creating a Custom Ringtone
    5. Working with Playlists
    6. Customizing Your Audio Settings
  12. Chapter 9: How Do I Max Out the iPhone Photo and Video Features?
    1. Getting More Out of iPhone Photos
    2. Getting More Out of iPhone Video Features
    3. Editing Video with iMovie for iPhone
  13. Chapter 10: Can I Use My iPhone to Manage Contacts and Appointments?
    1. Managing Your Contacts
    2. Tracking Your Events
    3. Creating Reminders
    4. Working with Passes
  14. Chapter 11: How Do I Use My iPhone to Navigate My World?
    1. Finding Your Way with Maps and GPS
    2. Configuring Location Services
    3. Sharing Map Data
    4. Getting Your Bearings with the Compass App
  15. Chapter 12: How Do I Manage My E-book Library?
    1. Installing the iBooks App
    2. Getting Your Head around E-book Formats
    3. Syncing E-books via iCloud
    4. Managing Your iBooks Library
    5. Reading E-books with the iBooks App
    6. Reading Other E-books
    7. Reading Magazines with Newsstand
  16. Chapter 13: How Do I Keep My Life in Sync with iCloud?
    1. Understanding iCloud
    2. Understanding iCloud Device Support
    3. Configuring iCloud on Your iPhone
    4. Configuring iCloud on Your Mac
    5. Configuring iCloud on Your Windows PC
  17. Chapter 14: How Do I Fix My iPhone?
    1. General Techniques for Troubleshooting Your iPhone
    2. Taking Care of the iPhone Battery
    3. Solving Specific Problems