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iPhone 5 Portable Genius by Paul McFedries

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Getting to Know the Rest of the iPhone

Except for the touchscreen, there are a number of other physical features of your iPhone that you need to be familiar with.

For starters, the iPhone’s bottom panel has four features (see Figure 1.6):

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1.6 The iPhone’s bottom panel houses the speaker, microphone, and Lightning connector.

bullet.tif Headset jack. The headset jack is located at the left of the bottom panel of the iPhone. This is where you plug in the EarPods that came with your iPhone to listen to music or a phone call. You can also use this jack to plug in any other headset or headphones that use a 3.5mm stereo audio jack.

bullet.tif Microphone. This feature is also located at the bottom of your phone, to the right of the headset jack. This is where the iPhone picks up your voice for phone conversations, recording voicemail, and anything else that requires you to speak.

bullet.tif Lightning connector. This feature is on the bottom panel of the phone, between the speaker and microphone. This is where you connect the cord to either charge your iPhone or to hook it up to a computer.

Speaker. This is located at ...

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