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iPhone 5 Portable Genius by Paul McFedries

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Getting More Out of the iTunes App

If you have a fast Wi-Fi connection going (an LTE or 3G cellular connection will do in a pinch), you can use your iPhone to purchase music directly from the iTunes Store. To get there, tap the iTunes icon in the Home screen.

Creating a custom iTunes menu bar

Just like the Music app, the iTunes app also presents you with a series of browse buttons, each one of which represents a section or feature of the mobile version of the iTunes Store (see Figure 8.5). For example, tapping the Search browse button enables you to search for artists, albums, songs, and more.

You see four browse buttons in the default menu bar: Music, Movies, TV Shows, and Search. A fifth button called More displays a list of five more browse buttons. Here’s a summary of all eight:

bullet.tif Music. Enables you to browse and purchase music on the iTunes Store using the Genres, Featured, and Charts tabs.

bullet.tif Movies. Enables you to browse movie content on the iTunes Store and then buy or rent movies to watch on your iPhone.

bullet.tif TV Shows. Enables you to browse TV series content on the iTunes Store and then buy episodes to watch on your iPhone.

Search. Enables you to search the iTunes Store.

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