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iPhone: The Missing Manual, 9th Edition

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The iPhone may be the world’s coolest computer, but it’s still a computer, with all of the complexities. iPhone: The Missing Manual is a funny, gorgeously illustrated guide to the tips, shortcuts, and workarounds that will turn you, too, into an iPhone master.

Written by Missing Manual series creator and former New York Times columnist David Pogue, this updated guide shows you everything you need to know about the new features and user interface of iOS 9 for the iPhone. This easy-to-use book will help you accomplish everything from web browsing to watching videos so you can get the most out of your iPhone.

Table of Contents

  1. iPhone: The Missing Manual, Ninth Edition
  2. The Missing Credits
    1. Acknowledgments
    2. Also by David Pogue
  3. Introduction
    1. About the iPhone
    2. About This Book
      1. About the Outline
      2. About→These→Arrows
      3. About MissingManuals.com
    3. iPhone 6s and 6s Plus: What’s New
    4. What’s New in iOS 9
      1. Big-Ticket Items
      2. App News
      3. Nips and Tucks
  4. 1. The iPhone as Phone
    1. 1. The Guided Tour
      1. Sleep Switch (On/Off)
        1. Locked Mode
      2. The Lock Screen
        1. Things to Do on the Lock Screen
        2. Locking Down the Lock Screen
      3. Home Button
        1. Quick Press: Wake Up
        2. Momentary Touch: Unlock (iPhone 5s and Later)
        3. Long Press: Siri
        4. Two Quick Presses: App Switcher
        5. Two Touches: Reachability
        6. Three Presses: VoiceOver, Zoom, Inverted Colors…
      4. Silencer Switch, Volume Keys
      5. Screen
        1. Screen Icons
      6. Cameras and Flash
      7. Sensors
      8. SIM Card Slot
        1. The World Phone
      9. Headphone Jack
      10. Microphone, Speakerphone
      11. The Charge/Sync Connector
        1. The Lightning Connector
      12. Antenna Band
      13. In the Box
      14. Seven Basic Finger Techniques
        1. Tap
        2. Swipe
        3. Drag
        4. Flick
        5. Pinch and Spread
        6. Double-Tap
        7. Edge Swipes
      15. iPhone 6s Family: Force Touch
        1. Quick Actions
        2. Peek and Pop
      16. Charging the iPhone
      17. Battery Life Tips
      18. The Home Screen
      19. Control Center
      20. Notifications
        1. Responding to Notifications
        2. The Notification Center
        3. Customizing Notifications
        4. What Notifications Look Like
        5. Miscellaneous Weirdness
      21. Password (or Fingerprint) Protection
        1. Setting Up a Password
        2. Fingerprint Security (Touch ID)
        3. Fingerprints for Apps, Websites, and Apple Pay
    2. 2. Typing, Editing & Searching
      1. The Keyboard
        1. Making the Keyboard Work
        2. QuickType
        3. The Spelling Checker
        4. The Spelling Dictionary
        5. The Widescreen Keyboard
        6. Punctuation with One Touch
        7. Accented Characters
        8. Typing Shortcuts (Abbreviation Expanders)
        9. Swype, SwiftKey, and Other Keyboards
        10. International Typing
        11. The Emoji Keyboard
        12. Connecting a Real Keyboard
      2. iPhone 6s: The Secret Trackpad
      3. Dictation
        1. Punctuation
      4. Cut, Copy, Paste
        1. Step 1: Select the Text
        2. Step 2: Cut or Copy
        3. Step 3: Paste
        4. (Possible Step 4: Undo)
      5. The Definitions Dictionary
      6. Speak!
      7. Spotlight: Global Search
        1. How to Use Spotlight
        2. How to Tweak Spotlight
      8. The “Proactive” Search Screen
    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. Groups
        2. Adding to the Contacts List
        3. Adding a Contact on the Fly
        4. Editing Someone
        5. Deleting Someone
        6. Sharing a Contact
      5. The Keypad
      6. Answering Calls
        1. Online and on the Phone, Together
        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
        4. Locked or Unlocked
      9. Fun with Phone Calls
        1. Mute
        2. Keypad
        3. Speaker
        4. Add Call (Conference Calling)
        5. FaceTime
        6. Hold
        7. Contacts
      10. Custom Ringtones
      11. FaceTime Video Calls
      12. FaceTime Audio Calls
    4. 4. Siri Voice Command
      1. Voice Command
      2. How to Use Siri
      3. How to Use “Hey Siri”
      4. What to Say to Siri
        1. When Things Go Wrong
        2. Siri’s Personality
      5. Advanced Siri
        1. Teach Siri About Your Relationships
        2. Fix Siri’s Name Comprehension
        3. Siri Settings
    5. 5. Voicemail, Texting & Bluetooth
      1. Visual Voicemail
        1. Setup
        2. Using Visual Voicemail
        3. Dialing in for Messages
      2. Text Messages (SMS)
        1. Receiving a Text Message
        2. Five Clever Options
        3. The Text List
        4. Mark All as Read
        5. Sending a New Message
        6. Picture, Audio, or Video Messages
      3. iMessages
      4. Instant Audio, Video, and Photos
        1. Audio Texting: The New Walkie-Talkie
        2. Video Messaging
        3. Photo Messaging
      5. 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
      6. Free Text Messages
      7. Chat Programs
      8. Call Waiting
      9. Call Forwarding
      10. Caller ID
      11. Bluetooth Accessories
        1. Pairing with a Bluetooth Earpiece or Speaker
        2. Bluetooth Car Systems
        3. Pairing with a Smartwatch or Fitness Band
    6. 6. Large Type, Kid Mode & Accessibility
      1. VoiceOver
      2. Zooming
      3. Invert Colors and Grayscale
      4. Speech
      5. How to De-Sparsify iOS 9’s Design
        1. Larger Text
        2. Bold Text
        3. Button Shapes
        4. Increase Contrast
        5. Reduce Motion
        6. On/Off Labels
      6. Switch Control
      7. AssistiveTouch
      8. Touch Accommodations
      9. 3D Touch
      10. Keyboard
      11. Shake to Undo
      12. Vibration
      13. Call Audio Routing
      14. Home Button
      15. Reachability
      16. Hearing Assistance
        1. Hearing Aids
        2. LED Flash for Alerts
        3. Mono Audio
        4. Phone Noise Cancellation
        5. Balance Slider
      17. Media (Subtitle Options)
      18. Guided Access (Kiosk Mode)
      19. The Instant Screen-Dimming Trick
      20. Accessibility Shortcut
  5. 2. Pix, Flix & Apps
    1. 7. Songs, Videos & Apple Music
      1. Apple Music
        1. Unlimited Streaming Music
        2. Beats 1 Radio
        3. Connect
        4. iTunes Match
      2. My Music
        1. The Options Panel
      3. Playback Control
        1. The Mini-Player
        2. The Now Playing Screen
        3. Control Center
        4. Playback While Locked
        5. Voice Control
      4. Playlists
        1. Creating Playlists on the Phone
        2. Using Playlists
      5. Up Next
        1. View, Edit, or Clear the Up Next List
      6. “For You” Tab
      7. “New” Tab
      8. iTunes Radio
        1. Custom Stations
        2. The Radio “Now Playing” Screen
        3. Returning to a Custom Station
        4. Siri and iTunes Radio
      9. Speakers and Headphones
        1. Bluetooth Wireless
        2. Switching Among Speakers
        3. AirPlay
      10. Familiar iPod Features
        1. EQ (Equalization)
        2. Volume Limit
        3. Sound Check
        4. Playing Music from Your Computer
      11. The iTunes Store
        1. Purchased Items
        2. More in “More”
      12. The Videos App
        1. Zoom/Unzoom
        2. TV Output
        3. AirPlay
    2. 8. The Camera
      1. The Camera App
        1. Firing Up the Camera
        2. The Six Modes of Camera
      2. Photo Mode
        1. Tap to Focus
        2. Adjust Exposure
        3. Focus Lock/Exposure Lock
        4. The LED Flash
        5. The Screen Flash
        6. Zooming In
        7. The “Rule of Thirds” Grid
        8. High Dynamic Range (HDR)
        9. Taking the Shot
        10. Burst Mode (iPhone 5s and Later)
        11. Self-Portraits (the Front Camera)
        12. The Self-Timer
        13. Filters
      3. Live Photos (iPhone 6s Models)
        1. Reviewing Live Photos on a 6s
        2. Sharing Live Photos
      4. Square Mode
      5. Pano Mode
      6. Video Mode
        1. A Note About Resolution—and 4K Video
        2. Things to Do While You’re Rolling
        3. The Front Camera
        4. The Video Light
      7. Slo-Mo Mode
      8. Time-Lapse Mode
      9. Trimming a Video
        1. iMovie for iPhone
      10. Editing Photos
        1. Auto-Enhance ()
        2. Adjust Color ()
        3. Filters ()
        4. Remove Red Eye ()
        5. Crop/Straighten ()
        6. Handing Off to Other Editing Apps
        7. Saving Your Changes
      11. Managing and Sharing Photos
        1. The Photos Tab
        2. The Albums Tab
        3. Hide a Photo
        4. Flicking, Rotating, Zooming, Panning
        5. Finding Photos
        6. Deleting Photos
        7. Photo Controls
      12. 753 Ways to Use Photos and Videos
        1. Step 1: Choose the Photos
        2. Creating and Deleting Albums
        3. Step 2: Preparing to Send
        4. AirDrop
        5. Message
        6. Mail
        7. iCloud Photo Sharing
        8. Twitter, Facebook, Flickr
        9. YouTube, Vimeo
        10. More
        11. Copy
        12. Slideshow
        13. AirPlay
        14. Hide
        15. Save Image
        16. Assign to Contact
        17. Use as Wallpaper
        18. Print
        19. More
      13. My Photo Stream
        1. On the iPhone
        2. On the Mac or PC
        3. On the Apple TV
        4. Deleting Photos from the Photo Stream
      14. iCloud Photo Sharing
        1. Create a Shared Photo Album
        2. Adjusting an Album’s Settings
        3. Receiving a Photo Album on Your Gadget
        4. Fun with Shared Photo Albums
      15. iCloud Photo Library
      16. Geotagging
      17. Capturing the Screen
    3. 9. 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 on the iPhone
        2. Setting Up Folders in iTunes
      4. App Preferences
      5. App Updates
        1. Manual Updates
        2. Automatic Updates
      6. How to Find Good Apps
      7. The App Switcher
        1. Force Quitting an App
        2. A Word About Background Apps
        3. Back to App ()
      8. AirPrint: Printing from the Phone
      9. The Share Sheet
      10. AirDrop
        1. The One AirDrop Setting
      11. iCloud Drive
    4. 10. The Built-In Apps
      1. Calculator
      2. Calendar
        1. Day View
        2. Month View
        3. Year View
        4. Week View
        5. iPhone 6/6s Plus Views
        6. Subscribing to Your Online Calendars
        7. Making an Appointment (Day or Month View)
        8. Making an Appointment (Day View, Week View)
        9. Editing, Rescheduling, Deleting Events (Long Way)
        10. Editing and Rescheduling Events (Fun Way)
        11. The Calendar (Category) Concept
        12. Search
      3. Clock
        1. World Clock
        2. Alarm
        3. Stopwatch
        4. Timer
      4. Compass
        1. The Carpenter’s Level
      5. Game Center
        1. Getting Started
        2. Points and Achievements
        3. Making Friends
        4. Finding Games
        5. Playing Games
      6. Health
      7. iBooks
        1. Downloading Books
        2. PDFs and ePub Files
        3. Your Library
        4. Collections
        5. Reading
        6. Notes, Bookmarks, Highlighting, Dictionary
        7. Books That Read to You
        8. iBooks Settings
      8. Maps
        1. Meet Maps
        2. Maps Basics
        3. Finding Yourself
        4. Orienting Maps
        5. Searching Maps
        6. The Location Page
        7. Finding Friends and Businesses
        8. Favorites and Recents
        9. Directions
        10. Navigation Mode
        11. Passenger Navigation Mode
        12. Night Mode
        13. Traffic
        14. Flyover
        15. Flyover Tours
      9. News
      10. Notes
        1. Formatting and Photos
        2. The Notes List
        3. Syncing Notes
        4. Notes Accounts
      11. Podcasts
        1. Subscribing
        2. Settings
        3. Playback
      12. Reminders
        1. The List of Lists
        2. The Scheduled List
        3. Recording a Reminder
        4. The Details Screen
        5. “Remind Me About This”
      13. Stocks
        1. Landscape View
        2. Customizing Your Portfolio
      14. Tips
      15. Voice Memos
        1. Trimming Your Recording
      16. Wallet
      17. Watch
      18. Weather
        1. The City List
      19. More Standard Apps
  6. 3. The iPhone Online
    1. 11. Getting Online
      1. Cellular Networks
        1. A Word About VoLTE
      2. Wi-Fi Hotspots
        1. Sequence of Connections
        2. Silencing the “Want to Join?” Messages
        3. The List of Hotspots
        4. Commercial Hotspots
      3. Airplane Mode and Wi-Fi Off Mode
      4. Personal Hotspot (Tethering)
        1. Turning On the Hotspot
        2. Connecting via Wi-Fi
        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
      5. Twitter and Facebook
    2. 12. Safari
      1. Safari Tour
      2. Zooming and Scrolling
      3. Full-Screen Mode
      4. Typing a Web Address
        1. The Favorites Icons
        2. Request Desktop Site
      5. Searching in Safari
        1. Quick Website Search
      6. Bookmarks
        1. Creating New Bookmarks
        2. Editing Bookmarks and Folders
      7. The History List
        1. Erasing the History List
      8. Shared Links ()
        1. RSS Subscriptions
      9. The Reading List
      10. Link-Tapping Tricks
      11. Saving Graphics
      12. Saved Passwords and Credit Cards
      13. Manipulating Multiple Pages
        1. To Open a New Window
        2. To Switch Among Windows
        3. iCloud Tabs
      14. Reader View
      15. Web Security
        1. Pop-Up Blocker
        2. Password Suggestions
        3. Cookies
        4. Private Browsing
        5. Parental Controls
      16. Five Happy Surprises in the Panel
        1. Sharing a Link
        2. Reminders
        3. Save PDF to iBooks
        4. Save to Home Screen
        5. Notes
    3. 13. 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. List View: Flag, Trash, Mark as Unread
        2. Read It
        3. Reply to It
        4. Forward It
        5. Follow It
        6. Filing or Deleting One Message
        7. Filing or Deleting Batches of Messages
        8. Add the Sender to Contacts
        9. Open an Attachment
        10. Snagging (or Sending) a Graphic
        11. Snagging a Contact or a Date
        12. View the To/From Details
        13. Mark as Unread
        14. Move On
        15. Searching
      5. Writing Messages
        1. Signatures
      6. Surviving Email Overload
        1. Avoiding Spam
        2. Condensing the Message List
        3. Spotting Worthwhile Messages
        4. Managing Accounts
  7. 4. Connections
    1. 14. Syncing with iTunes
      1. The Three Faces of iTunes
      2. Your Stuff
        1. Three Ways to Fill Your Library
        2. Playlists
        3. Editing and Deleting Playlists
      3. iTunes Store
        1. Music ()
        2. TV (), Movies (), and Movie Rentals
        3. Podcasts ()
        4. iTunes U ()
        5. Audiobooks ()
        6. Apps ()
        7. Internet Radio ()
        8. Authorizing Computers
      4. Apple Music
      5. Syncing the iPhone
        1. Connecting the Phone with a Cable
        2. Connecting over Wi-Fi
        3. All About Syncing
        4. Manual Syncing
      6. iTunes Tabs
      7. Summary Tab
        1. Serial Number, UDID
      8. Apps Tab
      9. Music Tab
        1. Making It All Fit
      10. Movies and TV Shows Tabs
      11. Podcasts Tab
      12. Books Tab
      13. Tones Tab
      14. Photos Tab
        1. Syncing Photos and Videos (Computer→iPhone)
        2. Syncing Photos and Videos (iPhone→Computer)
        3. Shutting Down the Importing Process
      15. Info Tab
        1. Syncing Contacts and Calendars
      16. On My Device
      17. One iPhone, Multiple Computers
      18. One Computer, Multiple iPhones
      19. Backing Up the iPhone
        1. Using That Backup
        2. Deleting a Backup File
    2. 15. iCloud
      1. What iCloud Giveth
      2. iCloud Sync
      3. My Photo Stream, Photo Sharing
      4. Find My iPhone
        1. Send Last Location
        2. Activation Lock
      5. Email
      6. Video, Music, Apps: Locker in the Sky
      7. The Price of Free
      8. Apple Pay (iPhone 6/6s Families)
        1. The Setup
        2. The Shopping
        3. Apple Pay Online
      9. Family Sharing
        1. Setting Up Family Sharing
        2. Life in Family Sharing
    3. 16. Continuity: iPhone Meets Mac
      1. Continuity Setup
      2. Mac as Speakerphone
      3. Texting from the Mac
      4. Instant Hotspot
      5. Handoff
      6. AirDrop
        1. From iPhone to Mac
    4. 17. 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
    5. 18. Settings
      1. Two Important Settings Tricks
      2. Airplane Mode
      3. Wi-Fi
      4. Carrier
      5. Bluetooth
      6. Cellular
      7. Personal Hotspot
      8. Notifications
      9. Control Center
      10. Do Not Disturb
      11. General
      12. Display & Brightness
      13. Wallpaper
      14. Sounds
      15. Touch ID & Passcode
      16. Battery
      17. Privacy
        1. Location Services
        2. Contacts, Calendars, Reminders…
        3. Twitter, Facebook
        4. Diagnostics & Usage
        5. Advertising
      18. iCloud
      19. iTunes & App Store
        1. Automatic Downloads
      20. Wallet & Apple Pay
      21. Mail, Contacts, Calendars
        1. Accounts
        2. Fetch New Data
        3. Mail
        4. Contacts
        5. Calendars
      22. Notes
      23. Reminders
      24. Phone
      25. Messages
      26. FaceTime
      27. Maps
      28. Compass
      29. Safari
        1. Search
        2. General
        3. Privacy & Security
      30. News
      31. Music
      32. Videos
      33. Photos & Camera
      34. iBooks
      35. Podcasts
      36. Game Center
        1. Game Invites
        2. Game Center Profile
        3. Friend Recommendations
      37. Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Vimeo
      38. App Preferences
  8. 5. Appendixes
    1. A. Signup & Setup
      1. Buying a New iPhone
      2. Setting Up a New Phone
      3. Upgrading an iPhone to iOS 9
      4. Software Updates
        1. Updating Directly on the Phone
        2. Install Updates from Your Computer
      5. Restrictions and Parental Controls
        1. Allow
        2. Allowed Content
        3. Privacy
        4. Allow Changes
        5. Game Center
      6. Cases and Accessories
    2. B. Troubleshooting & Maintenance
      1. First Rule: Install the Updates
      2. Six Ways to Reset the Phone
      3. iPhone Doesn’t Turn On
        1. The Force Restore
      4. Battery Life Is Terrible
      5. Out of Space
        1. Delete Photos and Recorded Videos
        2. Delete “Other” Items
      6. Phone and Internet Problems
      7. Warranty and Repair
        1. Out-of-Warranty Repairs
      8. The Battery Replacement Program
      9. What to Do About a Cracked Screen
      10. Where to Go from Here
  9. Index
  10. About the Author
  11. Copyright