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iPhone: The Missing Manual, 4th Edition

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The new iPhone 4 and iPhone 4.0 software have arrived, and New York Times tech columnist David Pogue is on top of it with a thoroughly updated edition of iPhone: The Missing Manual. Each custom-designed page helps you use your iPhone for everything from web browsing to watching videos. The iPhone is packed with possibilities, and with this handy book, you can explore them all.

Table of Contents

  1. Special Upgrade Offer
  2. A Note Regarding Supplemental Files
  3. The Missing Credits
    1. Acknowledgments
    2. The Missing Manual Series
  4. Introduction
    1. About the iPhone
    2. About This Book
      1. About the Outline
      2. About→These→Arrows
      3. About MissingManuals.com
  5. 1. The iPhone as Phone
    1. 1. The Guided Tour
      1. Sleep Switch (On/Off)
        1. Locked Mode
      2. Sim Card Slot
      3. Headphone Jack
      4. The Screen
      5. Screen Icons
      6. Home Button
        1. One Press: Wake Up
        2. Two Quick Presses: Task Switcher
        3. Two Quick Presses, Part 2: The Widget Bar
        4. Three Presses: VoiceOver or White-on-Black
        5. One Long Press: Voice Control
      7. Silencer Switch, Volume Keys
      8. The Bottom and the Back
      9. iPhone 4 Special Bits
      10. In the Box
      11. Seven Basic Finger Techniques
        1. Tap
        2. Drag
        3. Slide
        4. Flick
        5. Pinch and Spread
        6. Double-Tap
        7. Two-Finger Tap
      12. Charging the iPhone
      13. Battery Life Tips
      14. The Home Screen
    2. 2. Typing, Editing, & Searching
      1. The Keyboard
        1. The Widescreen Keyboard
        2. Making the Keyboard Work
        3. Auto-Suggestions
        4. Accented Characters
        5. How to Type Punctuation with One Touch
        6. How the Dictionary Works
        7. The Spelling Checker
        8. 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. 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. The Contacts List
        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. Voice Dialing
      7. Answering Calls
        1. Multitasking
        2. Silencing the Ring
        3. Not Answering Calls
      8. Fun with Phone Calls
        1. Mute
        2. Keypad
        3. Speaker
        4. Add Call (Conference Calling)
        5. FaceTime
        6. Hold
        7. Contacts
      9. Overseas Calling
      10. FaceTime
    4. 4. 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. New Options in iOS 4
        5. Picture, Audio, or Video Messages
        6. Capturing Text-Message Goodies
        7. Free Text Messaging
      3. Chat Programs
      4. Call Waiting
      5. Call Forwarding
      6. Caller ID
      7. Bluetooth Earpieces and Car Kits
        1. Pairing with a Bluetooth Earpiece
        2. Car Kits
      8. Custom Ringtones
        1. iTunes Ringtones
      9. GarageBand Ringtones
      10. Nike + iPhone
      11. Talking Buttons—and Accessibility
        1. VoiceOver
        2. White on Black
        3. Zooming
        4. Mono Audio
        5. Speak Auto-text
  6. 2. Pix, Flix, & Apps
    1. 5. The iPhone as iPod
      1. List Land
        1. Playlists
        2. Using Playlists
        3. Creating Playlists on the Phone
      2. Artists, Songs, Videos
        1. Other Lists
        2. Customizing List Land
      3. Cover Flow
      4. The Now Playing Screen (Music)
      5. Controlling Playback (Music)
        1. Special Podcast/Audiobook Controls
        2. Voice Control
      6. Multi(music)tasking
      7. Bluetooth Stereo Headphones
      8. Controlling Playback (Video)
      9. Zoom/Unzoom
      10. Familiar iPod Features
        1. Volume Limiter
        2. Sound Check
        3. Equalization
        4. Lyrics
        5. TV Output
        6. The Genius Playlist
      11. The Wireless iTunes Store
    2. 6. Taking Photos, Shooting Video
      1. 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
      2. Photo Wallpaper
        1. Start in Settings
        2. Start in the Photos App
      3. Three Ways to Send Photos or Videos
      4. Headshots for Contacts
        1. Starting with the Photo
        2. Starting with the Contact
      5. Taking Still Photos
        1. iPhone 3GS/iPhone 4 Goodies
        2. The Flash
        3. Zooming In
        4. Taking the Shot
        5. Self-Portraits (the Front Camera)
      6. Capturing the Screen
      7. Recording Video
        1. iPhone 4 Goodies
        2. Editing Video
        3. iMovie for iPhone
        4. Uploading Your Video to YouTube (or MMS, Email…)
      8. Geotagging
        1. Better Geotagging
    3. 7. All About Apps
      1. Welcome to App Heaven
      2. Two Ways to the App Store
        1. Shopping from the Phone
        2. The App Details Screen
        3. Two Welcome Notes about Backups
        4. Shopping in iTunes
      3. Organizing Your Apps
        1. Rearranging/Deleting Apps using iTunes
        2. Rearranging/Deleting Apps Right on the Phone
        3. Restoring the Home Screen
      4. Folders
        1. Setting Up Folders in iTunes
        2. Setting Up Folders on the iPhone
      5. App Preferences
      6. App Updates
      7. How to Find Good Apps
      8. Multitasking
        1. The Task Switcher
      9. Troubleshooting Apps
    4. 8. Maps, Apps, & iBooks
      1. Calendar
        1. Working with Views
        2. Making an Appointment
        3. Editing, Rescheduling, and Deleting Events
        4. The Calendar (Category) Concept
      2. YouTube
        1. Finding a Video to Play
        2. Playing YouTube Videos
      3. Stocks
        1. Landscape View
        2. Customizing Your Portfolio
      4. Maps
        1. Browsing the Maps
        2. Location, Location, Location
        3. Finding Yourself
        4. Orienting the Map
        5. Searching the Maps
        6. Finding Friends and Businesses
        7. Bookmarks and Recents
        8. Directions
        9. Traffic
        10. Street View
      5. Weather
      6. Voice Memos
        1. Editing Your Recording
      7. Notes
        1. Syncing Notes
      8. Clock
        1. World Clock
        2. Alarm
        3. Stopwatch
        4. Timer
      9. Calculator
      10. Compass
      11. iBooks
        1. Buying Books
        2. PDFs and ePub Files
        3. Your Library
        4. Reading
        5. Notes, Bookmarks, Highlighting, Dictionary
  7. 3. The iPhone Online
    1. 9. Getting Online
      1. A Tale of Three Networks
      2. Sequence of Connections
        1. Silencing the “Want to Join?” Messages
      3. The List of Hot Spots
      4. Commercial Hot Spots
      5. How to Turn Off 3G
      6. Airplane Mode and WiFi Off Mode
      7. Tethering
        1. Tethering via Cable
        2. Tethering via Bluetooth
    2. 10. 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
      5. Web Clips
      6. The History List
        1. Erasing the History List
      7. Tapping Links
      8. Saving Graphics
      9. AutoFill
      10. Searching the Web
      11. Audio and Video on the Web
      12. Manipulating Multiple Pages
      13. RSS: The Missing Manual
      14. Web Security
        1. Pop-up Blocker
        2. Cookies
        3. Parental Controls
      15. Web Applications
    3. 11. Email
      1. Setting Up Your Account
        1. Free Email Account
        2. POP3 and IMAP Accounts
      2. The “Two-Mailbox Problem”
      3. Downloading Mail
        1. The Unified Inbox
        2. The Message List—and Threading
      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 Details
        10. Move On
        11. Searching
      5. Writing Messages
        1. Signatures
      6. Surviving Email Overload
        1. The Spam Problem
        2. How Many Messages
        3. Condensing the Message List
        4. Spotting Worthwhile Messages
        5. Managing Accounts
  8. 4. Connections
    1. 12. 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
        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 Ringtones Tab
      11. The Music Tab
        1. Making It All Fit
      12. The Movies & TV Shows Tabs
      13. The Podcasts & 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. Conflicts
      19. One-Way Emergency Sync
      20. Backing Up the iPhone
        1. Using That Backup
        2. Deleting a Backup File
    2. 13. MobileMe
      1. The Setup
      2. How It Works
      3. MobileMe on the iPhone
      4. MobileMe Photos and Videos
        1. Uploading Straight from the iPhone
        2. Viewing Galleries on the iPhone
      5. Find My iPhone
        1. The Setup
        2. The Action
        3. iDisk
    3. 14. 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. 15. Settings
      1. Airplane Mode
      2. WiFi
      3. Carrier
      4. Notifications
      5. Sounds
      6. Brightness
      7. Wallpaper
      8. General
      9. Mail, Contacts, Calendars
        1. Accounts
        2. Fetch New Data
        3. Mail
        4. Contacts
        5. Calendar
      10. Phone
      11. Safari
      12. Messages
      13. iPod
      14. Photos
      15. Store
      16. App Preferences
  9. 5. Appendixes
    1. A. Setup and Signup
      1. Activation
      2. AT&T Fringe Cases
      3. Upgrading an Older iPhone
    2. B. Accessorizing the iPhone
      1. Proper Shopping for the iPhone
      2. Protecting Your iPhone
        1. Cases
        2. Screen Protectors
      3. Making the iPhone Heard
      4. Power to the iPhone
      5. Snap-On Accessories
      6. Double-Dipping: iPod Accessories
    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
        2. The Battery Replacement Program
      10. Where to Go From Here
  10. Index
  11. About the Author
  12. Special Upgrade Offer
  13. Copyright