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iPhone: The Missing Manual, 6th Edition

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With the iOS 6 software and the new iPhone 5, Apple has two world-class hits on its hands. This sleek, highly refined pocket computer comes with everything—cellphone, iPod, Internet, camcorder—except a printed manual. Fortunately, David Pogue is back with this expanded edition of his witty, full-color guide: the world’s most popular iPhone book.

Table of Contents

  1. iPhone: The Missing Manual, Sixth Edition
  2. The Missing Credits
    1. Acknowledgments
    2. The Missing Manual Series
      1. For the Mac
      2. For Windows
      3. Electronics
      4. Web Technologies
      5. Life
  3. Introduction
    1. About the iPhone
    2. About This Book
      1. About the Outline
      2. About→These→Arrows
      3. About MissingManuals.com
    3. What’s New in the iPhone 5
    4. What’s New in iOS 6
  4. 1. The iPhone as Phone
    1. 1. The Guided Tour
      1. Sleep Switch (On/Off)
        1. Locked Mode
        2. The Lock Screen
      2. Home Button
        1. Quick Press: Wake Up
        2. Long Press: Siri (or Voice Control)
        3. Two Quick Presses: Task Switcher
        4. Two Quick Presses, Part 2: The Widget Bar
        5. Three Presses: VoiceOver, Zoom, White on Black…
      3. Silencer Switch, Volume Keys
      4. Screen
        1. Screen Icons
      5. Cameras and Flash
      6. Sensors
      7. SIM Card Slot
        1. iPhone 5: The World Phone
      8. Headphone Jack
      9. Microphone, Speakerphone
      10. The Charge/Sync Connector
        1. The Lightning Connector
      11. Antenna Band
      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. Two-Finger Tap
      14. Charging the iPhone
      15. Battery Life Tips
      16. The Home Screen
      17. Notifications
        1. The Notification Center
        2. Customizing the Notification Center
        3. Messages on the Lock Screen
        4. Miscellaneous Weirdness
    2. 2. Typing, Editing & Searching
      1. The Keyboard
        1. The Widescreen Keyboard
        2. Making the Keyboard Work
        3. Auto-Suggestions
        4. The Spelling Checker
        5. The Spelling Dictionary
        6. Accented Characters
        7. How to Type Punctuation with One Touch
        8. Typing Shortcuts (Abbreviation Expanders)
        9. International Typing
      2. Connecting a Real Keyboard
      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 Open Spotlight
        2. How to Search
        3. How to Tweak Spotlight
    3. 3. Phone Calls & FaceTime
      1. Dialing from the Phone App
      2. The Favorites List
        1. Reordering Favorites
        2. Deleting from Favorites
      3. The Recents List
      4. Contacts
        1. Adding to the Contacts List
        2. Adding a Contact on the Fly
        3. Editing Someone
        4. Deleting Someone
        5. Sharing a Contact
      5. The Keypad
      6. Answering Calls
        1. Multitasking
        2. Silencing the Ring
      7. Not Answering Calls
        1. Ignore It — or Dump It to Voicemail
        2. Respond with a Text Message
        3. Remind Me Later
      8. Do Not Disturb
        1. Turning on Do Not Disturb
        2. Allowing Special Callers Through
        3. One More Safety Measure
      9. Fun with Phone Calls
        1. Mute
        2. Keypad
        3. Speaker
        4. Add Call (Conference Calling)
        5. FaceTime
        6. Hold (iPhone 3GS)
        7. Contacts
      10. FaceTime
    4. 4. Speech Recognition—and Siri
      1. iPhone 4S and 5: Speak to Type
        1. Punctuation
      2. Siri
        1. How to Use Siri
        2. What to Say to Siri
        3. When Things Go Wrong
        4. Siri’s Personality
      3. Advanced Siri
        1. Teaching Siri about Your Relationships
        2. Fix Siri’s Name Comprehension
        3. Siri Settings
      4. Voice Control (iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4)
        1. Dialing by Voice
        2. Voice Control of Music
    5. 5. Voicemail, Texting & Other Phone Tricks
      1. Visual Voicemail
        1. Setup
        2. Using Visual Voicemail
        3. Dialing in for Messages
      2. Text Messages (SMS)
        1. Receiving a Text Message
        2. The Text List
        3. Sending a New Message
        4. Picture, Audio, or Video Messages
      3. iMessages
      4. Text Messages: Details and Misc.
        1. Settings for Texts and iMessages
        2. Bonus Settings in a Place You Didn’t Expect
        3. Capturing Messages and Files
      5. Free Text Messages
      6. Chat Programs
      7. Call Waiting
      8. Call Forwarding
      9. Caller ID
      10. Bluetooth Earpieces, Speakers, Car Kits
        1. Pairing with a Bluetooth Earpiece
        2. Bluetooth Car Systems
      11. Custom Ringtones
        1. iTunes Ringtones
        2. GarageBand Ringtones
      12. Kiosk Mode, Large Type & Accessibility
        1. VoiceOver
        2. Zooming
        3. Large Text
        4. Invert Colors
        5. Speak Selection
        6. Speak Auto-Text
        7. Hearing Aids
        8. LED Flash for Alerts
        9. Mono Audio/Balance Slider
        10. Guided Access (Kiosk Mode)
        11. AssistiveTouch
        12. Home-Button Double-Click Speed
        13. Incoming Calls
        14. Triple-Click Home
  5. 2. Pix, Flix & Apps
    1. 6. The iPhone as iPod
      1. List Land
      2. Playlists
        1. Using Playlists
        2. Creating Playlists on the Phone
      3. Genius Playlists
      4. Artists, Songs, Albums…
        1. Other Lists
        2. Customizing List Land
      5. Cover Flow
      6. Playback Control: Now Playing
        1. The Track List Screen
        2. Special Podcast/Audiobook Controls
        3. Voice Control
      7. Multi(music)tasking
      8. Bluetooth Speakers and Headphones
        1. Switching Among Speakers
      9. Familiar iPod Features
        1. Shake to Shuffle
        2. Sound Check
        3. EQ (Equalization)
        4. Volume Limit
        5. Lyrics & Podcast Info
        6. Group By Album Artist
        7. Playing Music from Your Computer
      10. The iTunes Store
        1. Purchased Items
        2. More in “More”
      11. The Videos App
        1. Zoom/Unzoom
        2. TV Output
        3. AirPlay
    2. 7. Camera, Photos & Video
      1. Taking Still Photos
        1. Firing Up the Camera
        2. Set the Focus and Exposure Point
        3. Locking Focus and Exposure
        4. The Flash
        5. Zooming In
        6. The “Rule of Thirds” Grid
        7. High Dynamic Range (HDR)
        8. Taking the Shot
        9. Self-Portraits (the Front Camera)
      2. Panoramas
      3. Opening Photos
        1. Faces and Places
        2. Flicking, Rotating, Zooming, Panning
        3. Deleting Photos
        4. Photo Controls
        5. Slideshows
        6. Copying/Sending/Deleting in Batches
      4. Editing Photos
        1. The Rotate Button ()
        2. Auto-Enhance ()
        3. Remove Red-Eye ()
        4. Crop ()
        5. Saving Your Changes
      5. Nine Ways to Use Photos and Videos
        1. Mail
        2. Message
        3. Photo Stream
        4. Twitter, Facebook
        5. Assign to Contact
        6. Print
        7. Copy
        8. Use as Wallpaper
      6. Photo Streams
        1. On the iPhone (or iPad or iPod Touch)
        2. On the Mac or PC
        3. On the Apple TV
        4. Deleting Photos from the Photo Stream
      7. Shared Photo Streams
        1. Create a Shared Photo Stream
        2. Receiving a Photo Stream on Your Gadget
        3. Photo Streams on the Web
        4. Fun with Shared Photo Streams
      8. Geotagging
      9. Recording Video
        1. The Front Camera
        2. The Video Light
        3. Trimming a Video
        4. iMovie for iPhone
        5. Uploading Your Video to YouTube, MMS, or Email
      10. Capturing the Screen
    3. 8. All About Apps
      1. Two Ways to the App Store
        1. Shopping from the Phone
        2. The App Details Page
        3. Two Welcome Notes about Backups
        4. Shopping in iTunes
      2. Organizing Your Apps
        1. Rearranging/Deleting Apps Using iTunes
        2. Rearranging/Deleting Apps Right on the Phone
        3. Restoring the Home Screen
      3. Folders
        1. Setting Up Folders in iTunes
        2. Setting Up Folders on the iPhone
      4. App Preferences
      5. App Updates
      6. How to Find Good Apps
      7. Multitasking
        1. The Task Switcher
      8. AirPrint: Printing from the Phone
      9. Troubleshooting Apps
    4. 9. The Built-In Apps
      1. Calculator
      2. Calendar
        1. Working with Views
        2. Making an Appointment (List, Day, Month View)
        3. Making an Appointment (Day View, Week View)
        4. Editing, Rescheduling, and Deleting Events (Long Way)
        5. Editing and Rescheduling Events (Fun Way)
        6. The Calendar (Category) Concept
      3. Clock
        1. World Clock
        2. Alarm
        3. Stopwatch
        4. Timer
      4. Compass
      5. Find My Friends
        1. Setting Up Stalking
        2. Accepting an Invitation
        3. Parental Controls
        4. Using the Map
        5. Labeling Locations
      6. Game Center
        1. Getting Started
        2. Points and Achievements
        3. Making Friends
        4. Finding Games
      7. iBooks
        1. Downloading Books
        2. PDFs and ePub Files
        3. Your Library
        4. Reading
        5. Notes, Bookmarks, Highlighting, Dictionary
      8. Maps
        1. Meet Maps
        2. Maps Basics
        3. Finding Yourself
        4. Orienting the Map
        5. Searching the Maps
        6. Finding Friends and Businesses
        7. Bookmarks and Recents
        8. Directions
        9. Navigation Mode
        10. Overview
        11. Passenger-Navigation Mode
        12. Traffic
        13. Flyover
      9. Newsstand
      10. Notes
        1. Syncing Notes
        2. Notes Accounts
      11. Passbook
      12. Reminders
        1. The Details Screen
        2. Lists
      13. Stocks
        1. Landscape View
        2. Customizing Your Portfolio
      14. Voice Memos
        1. Editing Your Recording
      15. Weather
      16. YouTube
  6. 3. The iPhone Online
    1. 10. Getting Online
      1. A Tale of Two Connections
        1. Cellular Networks
        2. WiFi Hotspots
      2. Sequence of Connections
        1. Silencing the “Want to Join?” Messages
      3. The List of Hotspots
      4. Commercial Hotspots
      5. Airplane Mode and WiFi Off Mode
      6. Personal Hotspot (Tethering)
        1. Turning On the Hotspot
        2. Connecting via WiFi
        3. Connecting via Bluetooth
        4. Connecting via USB Cable
        5. Once You’re Connected
        6. Turning Off Personal Hotspot
        7. Turning Personal Hotspot Back On
      7. Twitter and Facebook
    2. 11. The Web
      1. Safari Tour
      2. Zooming and Scrolling
      3. The Address Bar
        1. The Safari Keyboard
      4. Bookmarks
        1. Creating New Bookmarks
        2. Editing Bookmarks and Folders
        3. iCloud Tabs
      5. The Reading List
      6. Web Clips
      7. The History List
        1. Erasing the History List
      8. Tapping Links
      9. Saving Graphics
      10. AutoFill
      11. Searching the Web
        1. Searching the Page
      12. Manipulating Multiple Pages
      13. Reader
      14. Web Security
        1. Pop-Up Blocker
        2. Cookies
        3. Private Browsing
        4. Parental Controls
    3. 12. Email
      1. Setting Up Your Account
        1. Free Email Accounts
        2. POP3 and IMAP Accounts
      2. Downloading Mail
        1. The Unified Inbox
        2. The Message List—and Threading
      3. VIPs and Flagged Messages
        1. VIPs
        2. Flag It
      4. What to Do with a Message
        1. Read It
        2. Reply to It
        3. Forward It
        4. Filing or Deleting One Message
        5. Filing or Deleting Batches of Messages
        6. Add the Sender to Contacts
        7. Open an Attachment
        8. Snagging a Graphic—Two Ways
        9. View the To/From Details
        10. Mark as Unread
        11. Move On
        12. Searching
      5. Writing Messages
        1. Signatures
      6. Surviving Email Overload
        1. Use Gmail as a Spam Filter
        2. How Many Messages
        3. Condensing the Message List
        4. Spotting Worthwhile Messages
        5. Managing Accounts
  7. 4. Connections
    1. 13. Syncing with iTunes
      1. The iTunes Window: What’s Where
      2. Five Ways to Get Music and Video
        1. Let iTunes Find Your Existing Songs
        2. Visit the iTunes Store
        3. Import Music from a CD
        4. Download Podcasts
        5. Buy Audiobooks
      3. Playlists
        1. Editing and Deleting Playlists
      4. Authorizing Computers
      5. TV, Movies, and Movie Rentals
      6. Automatic Syncing—with a Cable
        1. Manual Syncing
      7. 12 Tabs to Glory
      8. Info Tab (Contacts, Calendars, Settings)
        1. Syncing Notes
        2. Syncing Contacts
        3. Syncing Bookmarks
        4. Syncing Your Calendar
        5. Syncing Email Settings
      9. The Apps Tab
      10. The Tones Tab
      11. The Music Tab
        1. Making It All Fit
      12. The Movies and TV Shows Tabs
      13. The Podcasts and iTunes U Tabs
      14. The Books Tab
      15. The Photos Tab (Computer→iPhone)
        1. Syncing Photos and Videos (iPhone→Computer)
        2. Shutting Down the Importing Process
      16. One iPhone, Multiple Computers
      17. One Computer, Multiple iPhones
      18. One-Way Emergency Sync
      19. WiFi Sync
        1. Setting Up Wireless Sync
        2. Syncing over WiFi
      20. Backing Up the iPhone
        1. Using That Backup
        2. Deleting a Backup File
    2. 14. iCloud
      1. What iCloud Giveth
      2. iCloud Sync
      3. Photo Stream
      4. Find My iPhone
      5. Email
      6. Video, Music, Apps: Locker in the Sky
      7. iTunes Match
      8. The Price of Free
    3. 15. The Corporate iPhone
      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. 16. Settings
      1. Airplane Mode
      2. WiFi
      3. Carrier
      4. Bluetooth
      5. Personal Hotspot
      6. Do Not Disturb
      7. Notifications
      8. General
      9. Sounds
      10. Brightness & Wallpaper
      11. Privacy
        1. Location Services
        2. Other Services
      12. iCloud
      13. Mail, Contacts, Calendars
        1. Accounts
        2. Fetch New Data
        3. Mail
        4. Contacts
        5. Calendars
      14. Notes
      15. Reminders
      16. Phone
      17. Messages
      18. FaceTime
      19. Maps
      20. Safari
      21. iTunes & App Store
      22. Music
      23. Videos
      24. Photos & Camera
      25. iBooks
      26. Newsstand
      27. Twitter, Facebook
      28. App Preferences
  8. 5. Appendixes
    1. A. Signup & Setup
      1. Buying a New iPhone
      2. A New iPhone: “PC-Free” Setup
      3. Upgrading an Older iPhone to iOS 6
      4. Software Updates
        1. Install Updates from Your Computer
    2. B. Accessorizing the iPhone
      1. Proper Shopping for the iPhone
        1. Where to Buy Accessories
      2. Protecting Your iPhone
        1. Cases
        2. Lenses and Microphones
        3. Screen Protectors
      3. Making the iPhone Heard
      4. Power to the iPhone
      5. Health and Fitness
      6. Snap-On Accessories
      7. And the Rest
    3. C. Troubleshooting & Maintenance
      1. First Rule: Install the Updates
      2. Reset: Six Degrees of Desperation
        1. What Else to Try
      3. iPhone Doesn’t Turn On
      4. Doesn’t Show Up in iTunes
      5. Phone and Internet Problems
      6. Email Problems
        1. Messages Are Disappearing
        2. Can’t Send Email
      7. Problems that Aren’t Really Problems
      8. iPod Problems
      9. Warranty and Repair
        1. Out-of-Warranty Repairs
      10. The Battery Replacement Program
      11. Where to Go from Here
  9. D. What the Critics Say
  10. Index
  11. About the Author
  12. Copyright