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iPhone: The Missing Manual, 11th Edition

Book Description

iOS 11 for the iPhone includes a host of exciting new features, including a revamped Control Center and all-new powers for some of your favorite apps—Siri, AirPlay 2, Maps, Photos, and Maps. You can even send payment via iMessages and type with one hand!

And the best way to learn all of these features is with iPhone: The Missing Manual—a funny, gorgeously illustrated guide to the tips, shortcuts, and workarounds that will turn you, too, into an iPhone master. 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.

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 11 for the iPhone.

Table of Contents

  1.  
  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 8 and 8 Plus: What’s New
    4. iPhone X: What’s New
      1. Facial Recognition
      2. TrueDepth Camera
      3. The Rest of the Package
    5. What’s New in iOS 11
      1. The New Control Center
      2. Storage Help
      3. A Lot of Misc.
      4. What It All Means
  4. I. The iPhone as Phone
  5. 1. The Guided Tour
    1. Side Button (On/Off)
      1. iPhone X Functions
      2. Sleep Mode
      3. The Lock Screen
      4. The Auto–Home Screen Option
    2. Home Button
      1. Quick Press: Wake Up
      2. Momentary Touch: Unlock
      3. Long Press: Siri
      4. Two Quick Presses: App Switcher
      5. Two Touches: Reachability
      6. Three Presses: Magnifier, VoiceOver, Zoom…
    3. Silencer Switch, Volume Keys
    4. Screen
      1. Status-Bar Icons
      2. iPhone X: The Notch
    5. Cameras and Flash
    6. Sensors
    7. SIM Card Slot
      1. The World Phone
    8. Headphone Jack
      1. iPhone 7, 8, X: No Headphone Jack
    9. Microphone, Speakerphone
    10. The Lightning Connector
    11. Antenna Band
    12. In the Box
    13. Seven Basic Finger Techniques
      1. Tap
      2. Double-Tap
      3. Swipe
      4. Pinch and Spread
      5. Drag
      6. Flick
      7. Edge Swipes
    14. 3D Touch
      1. Quick Actions
      2. Peek and Pop
    15. Charging the iPhone
      1. Charging with the Cable
      2. Charging on a Pad (iPhone 8 and X)
    16. Battery Life Tips
    17. The Home Screen
    18. Control Center
      1. The Starter Set
      2. Customizing the Control Center
      3. Closing the Control Center
    19. Passcode Protection
      1. Setting Up a Passcode
    20. Fingerprint Security (Touch ID)
      1. Fingerprints for Apps, Websites, and Apple Pay
    21. Face ID (iPhone X)
      1. TrueDepth
      2. Training Face ID
      3. Using Face ID
  6. 2. The Lock Screen & Notifications
    1. Three Swipes, You’re In
    2. Notifications
      1. Dealing with Notifications
      2. Dismissing Clumps of Notifications
      3. Customizing Notifications
      4. Locking Down the Lock Screen
    3. The Today Screen (Widgets)
      1. Widgets on the Home Screen
    4. In Case of Emergency
      1. Help from the Shutdown Screen
      2. The “Forcible Unlock” Situation
  7. 3. Typing, Editing & Searching
    1. The Keyboard
      1. Making the Keyboard Work
      2. Autocorrect: Your Typing Assistant from Hell
      3. QuickType
      4. The Spelling Dictionary
      5. The Spelling Checker
      6. Punctuation with One Touch
      7. Accented Characters
      8. Typing Shortcuts (Abbreviation Expanders)
      9. The One-Handed Keyboard
      10. Swype, SwiftKey, and Other Keyboards
      11. International Typing
      12. The Emoji Keyboard
      13. Connecting a Real Keyboard
    2. 3D Touch: 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 “Look Up” Dictionary
    6. Speak!
    7. Searching Your iPhone
      1. How to Use Search
      2. Controlling What Shows Up
  8. 4. 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. Visual Voicemail
      1. Setup
      2. Using Visual Voicemail
      3. Dialing in for Messages
    7. Answering Calls
      1. Online and on the Phone, Together
    8. Not Answering Calls
      1. Silencing the Ring
      2. Ignore It—or Dump It to Voicemail
      3. Respond with a Text Message
      4. Remind Me Later
    9. Do Not Disturb
      1. Turning on Do Not Disturb
      2. Locked or Unlocked
      3. Allowing Special Callers Through
      4. One More Safety Measure
    10. Do Not Disturb While Driving
      1. How to Turn On Do Not Disturb While Driving
      2. Auto-Reply Settings
      3. Making DND Mandatory
    11. Fun with Phone Calls
      1. Mute
      2. Keypad
      3. Speaker
      4. Add Call (Conference Calling)
      5. FaceTime
      6. Hold
      7. Contacts
    12. Call Waiting
    13. Call Forwarding
    14. Caller ID
    15. Custom Ringtones
      1. Get Your Ringtones Back
    16. FaceTime Video Calls
    17. FaceTime Audio Calls
    18. Bluetooth Accessories
      1. Pairing with a Bluetooth Earpiece or Speaker
      2. Bluetooth Car Systems
      3. Pairing with a Smartwatch or Fitness Band
  9. 5. Siri Voice Command
    1. Voice Command
    2. How to Use Siri
    3. How to Use “Hey Siri”
    4. What to Say to Siri
      1. Non-Apple Apps
      2. When Things Go Wrong
      3. Siri’s Personality
    5. Typing to Siri
    6. Advanced Siri
      1. Teach Siri About Your Relationships
      2. Fix Siri’s Name Comprehension
      3. Siri Settings
  10. 6. Texting & Messages
    1. Text Messages and iMessages
      1. Standard Texting (SMS)
      2. iMessages
    2. Receiving Texts
      1. The List of Conversations
      2. Mark All as Read
      3. The Details Screen
      4. Capturing Messages and Files
      5. Tapbacks (iMessages Only)
    3. Sending Messages
      1. Audio Texting (iMessages Only)
      2. Help with Emoji and Info-Bits
      3. The Finger-Sketch Pad
      4. Sending with Animated Fun
    4. Photos and Videos
    5. The Apps Drawer
      1. The App Store
      2. Music
      3. Animoji (iPhone X)
      4. Digital Touch
      5. #Images
      6. Recents
    6. Messages Prefs
      1. Settings for Texts and iMessages
      2. Bonus Settings in a Place You Didn’t Expect
  11. 7. Large Type, Kid Mode & Accessibility
    1. VoiceOver
    2. Zooming
    3. Magnifier
    4. Display Accommodations
    5. Speech
    6. How to De-Sparsify iOS’s Design
      1. Larger Text
      2. Bold Text
      3. Button Shapes
      4. Increase Contrast
      5. Reduce Motion
      6. On/Off Labels
      7. Face ID & Attention
      8. Reachability
    7. Switch Control
    8. AssistiveTouch
    9. Touch Accommodations
    10. Home Button (or Side Button)
    11. Siri
    12. 3D Touch
    13. Tap to Wake (iPhone X)
    14. Keyboard
    15. Shake to Undo
    16. Vibration
    17. Call Audio Routing
    18. Hearing Assistance
      1. MFi Hearing Aids
      2. TTY
      3. LED Flash for Alerts
      4. Mono Audio
      5. Phone Noise Cancellation
      6. Balance Slider
      7. Hearing Aid Compatibility
    19. Media (Subtitle Options)
    20. Guided Access (Kiosk Mode)
    21. The Instant Screen-Dimming Trick
    22. Accessibility Shortcut
  12. II. Pix, Flix & Apps
  13. 8. Music & Videos
    1. Apple Music
    2. The Library Tab
    3. Playback Control
      1. The Mini-Player
      2. The Now Playing Screen
      3. The Options Panel
      4. Control Center
      5. Playback While Locked
      6. Voice Control
    4. Playlists
      1. Creating Playlists on the Phone
      2. Using Playlists
      3. Up Next
      4. View, Edit, or Clear the Up Next List
    5. “For You” Tab
    6. Browse Tab
    7. iTunes Radio
      1. Free Stations
      2. Subscriber Stations
      3. Custom Stations
      4. Returning to a Custom Station
      5. Siri and iTunes Radio
    8. Speakers and Headphones
      1. Bluetooth Wireless Speakers
      2. Switching Among Speakers
      3. AirPlay
    9. Music Settings
      1. EQ (Equalization)
      2. Volume Limit
      3. Sound Check
      4. Playing Music from Your Computer
    10. The iTunes Store
      1. Purchased Items
      2. More in “More”
    11. The TV App
      1. Four Tabs
      2. How to Play a Video
      3. Zoom/Unzoom
      4. TV Output
      5. AirPlay
      6. How to Project or Record the iPhone’s Screen
  14. 9. The Camera
    1. The Camera App
      1. Firing Up the Camera
      2. Camera Modes
    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. True Optical Zoom
      8. The “Rule of Thirds” Grid
      9. High Dynamic Range (HDR)
      10. Taking the Shot
      11. Burst Mode
      12. Self-Portraits (the Front Camera)
      13. The Self-Timer
      14. Filters
    3. Live Photos
      1. Reviewing Live Photos
      2. Editing Live Photos
      3. Sharing Live Photos
    4. Portrait Mode
      1. Studio Lighting
    5. Square Mode
    6. Pano Mode
    7. 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
    8. Slo-Mo Mode
    9. Time-Lapse Mode
    10. Trimming a Video
      1. iMovie for iPhone
    11. Editing Photos
      1. Auto-Enhance ()
      2. Adjust Color ()
      3. Filters ()
      4. Remove Red Eye ()
      5. Crop/Straighten ()
      6. Marking Up Your Photos
      7. Editing Live Photos
      8. Handing Off to Other Editing Apps
      9. Saving Your Changes
    12. Managing and Sharing Photos
      1. The Photos Tab
      2. The Memories Tab
      3. The Albums Tab
      4. Creating and Deleting Albums
      5. Hide a Photo
      6. Flicking, Rotating, Zooming, Panning
      7. Finding Photos
      8. Deleting Photos
      9. Photo Controls
    13. 753 Ways to Share Photos and Videos
      1. Step 1: Choose the Photos
      2. Step 2: Preparing to Send
      3. AirDrop
      4. Message
      5. Mail
      6. iCloud Photo Sharing
      7. Add to Notes
      8. Twitter, Facebook, Flickr
      9. YouTube, Vimeo
      10. Save PDF to iBooks
      11. More
      12. Save Image
      13. Assign to Contact
      14. Copy
      15. Slideshow
      16. AirPlay
      17. Add to Album
      18. Create Watch Face
      19. Hide
      20. Save to Files
      21. Use as Wallpaper
      22. Duplicate
      23. Print
      24. More
    14. My Photo Stream
      1. Deleting Photos from the Photo Stream
    15. 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
    16. iCloud Photo Library
    17. Geotagging
    18. Capturing the Screen
      1. Recording Screen Video
  15. 10. All About Apps
    1. Getting New Apps
      1. The App Details Page
      2. Two Welcome Notes About Backups
    2. Organizing Your Apps
      1. Rearranging Apps on the Home Screen
      2. Deleting Apps
      3. Restoring the Home Screen
    3. Folders
    4. App Preferences
    5. App Updates
      1. Manual Updates
      2. Automatic Updates
    6. How to Find Good Apps
      1. Augmented Reality (AR) Apps
      2. The Abandoned Apps
    7. Re-Downloading Apps
    8. The App Switcher
      1. Force-Quitting an App
      2. A Word About Background Apps
      3. Back to App ()
      4. iPhone X: Bypass the App Switcher
    9. AirPrint: Printing from the Phone
    10. The Share Sheet
    11. AirDrop
      1. The One AirDrop Setting
  16. 11. The Built-In Apps
    1. Calculator
    2. Calendar
      1. Day View
      2. Month View
      3. Year View
      4. The Rotated Calendar
      5. Plus Model 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 Clendar (Category) Concept
      12. Search
      13. Invitations
    3. Clock
      1. World Clock
      2. Alarm
      3. Bedtime
      4. Stopwatch
      5. Timer
    4. Compass
      1. The Carpenter’s Level
    5. Files
      1. Meet iCloud Drive…
      2. …And Its Rivals
      3. Working with Files
      4. Tagging Files
      5. Favorites Folders
    6. Health
      1. The Four Biggies
    7. Home
    8. iBooks
      1. Downloading Books
      2. PDFs and ePub Files
      3. Your Library
      4. Collections
      5. Reading
      6. Notes, Bookmarks, Highlighting, Dictionary
      7. BooksThat Read to You
      8. iBooks Settings
    9. Maps
      1. Meet Maps
      2. Maps Basics
      3. Finding Yourself
      4. Orienting Maps
      5. Searching Maps
      6. Add a New Place
      7. The Location Card
      8. Directions
      9. Navigation Mode
      10. Directions Between Two Other Points
      11. Night Mode
      12. Where You Parked
      13. Traffic
      14. 3D Mode
      15. Flyover (iPhone 8, iPhone X)
      16. Flyover Tours
      17. Extensions
    10. News
    11. Notes
      1. Tables
      2. Text and Paragraph Formatting
      3. Checklists
      4. Scan a Document
      5. Add a Photo to a Note
      6. Add a Sketch
      7. Sharing Notes
      8. Locking Notes
      9. The Notes List
      10. Syncing Notes
      11. Notes Accounts
    12. Podcasts
      1. Subscribing
      2. Settings
      3. Listening
    13. Reminders
      1. The List of Lists
      2. The Scheduled List
      3. Recording a Reminder
      4. The Details Screen
      5. “Remid Me About This”
    14. Stocks
      1. Landscape View
      2. Customizing Your Portfolio
    15. Tips
    16. TV
    17. Voice Memos
      1. Trimming Your Recording
    18. Wallet
    19. Watch
    20. Weather
      1. The City List
    21. More Standard Apps
  17. III. The iPhone Online
  18. 12. 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. Share Your Wi-Fi Password
  19. 13. 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 Reading List ()
    8. The History List ()
      1. Erasing the History List
    9. Link-Tapping Tricks
    10. Saving Graphics
    11. Saved Passwords and Credit Cards
    12. Manipulating Multiple Pages
      1. To Open a New Window
      2. To Switch Among Windows
      3. iCloud Tabs
    13. Reader View
    14. Web Security
      1. Pop-Up Blocker
      2. Password Suggestions
      3. Cookies
      4. Private Browsing
      5. Parental Controls
    15. Happy Surprises in the Panel
  20. 14. Email
    1. Setting Up Your Account
      1. POP3 and IMAP Accounts
    2. Downloading Mail
      1. The Unified Inbox
      2. The Message List—and Threading
      3. Filters
    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. Unsubscribing
      13. View the To/From Details
      14. Mark as Unread
      15. Move On
      16. Searching
    5. Writing Messages
      1. Signatures
      2. Finish with a Phone Call
    6. Four Settings Worth Tweaking
  21. IV. Connections
  22. 15. Syncing with iTunes
    1. Connecting the iPhone
      1. All About Syncing
      2. Manual Syncing
    2. The Eight Tabs of iTunes
    3. Summary Tab
      1. Serial Number, UDID
    4. Music Tab
      1. Making It All Fit
    5. Movies and TV Shows Tabs
    6. Podcasts Tab
    7. Books Tab
    8. Photos Tab
      1. Syncing Photos and Videos (Computer → iPhone)
      2. Syncing Photos and Videos (iPhone → Computer)
    9. Info Tab
      1. File Sharing
    10. On My Device
    11. One iPhone, Multiple Computers
    12. One Computer, Multiple iPhones
    13. Backing Up the iPhone
      1. Using That Backup
      2. Deleting a Backup File
  23. 16. iCloud & Apple Pay
    1. What iCloud Giveth
    2. iCloud Sync
    3. Find My iPhone
      1. Send Last Location
      2. Activation Lock
    4. iCloud Backup
    5. iCloud Drive
    6. Email
    7. Video, Music, Apps: Locker in the Sky
      1. The Price of Free
    8. Apple Pay
      1. The Setup
      2. The Shopping
      3. Apple Pay Online
      4. Apple Pay Cash
    9. Family Sharing
      1. Setting Up Family Sharing
      2. Life in Family Sharing
  24. 17. 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
    7. Universal Clipboard
  25. 18. Settings
    1. Three Important Settings Tricks
    2. [Your Name]
    3. Airplane Mode
    4. Wi-Fi
    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 (or Sounds & Haptics)
      1. Meet Haptics
    15. Siri & Search
    16. Touch ID (Face ID) & Passcode
    17. Emergency SOS
    18. Battery
    19. Privacy
      1. Location Services
      2. Contacts, Calendars, Reminders…
      3. Analytics
      4. Advertising
    20. iTunes & App Store
      1. Automatic Downloads
      2. Video Autoplay
      3. In-App Ratings & Reviews
      4. Offload Unused Apps
    21. Wallet & Apple Pay
    22. Accounts & Passwords
      1. Accounts
    23. Mail
    24. Contacts
    25. Calendar
    26. Notes
    27. Reminders
    28. Phone
    29. Messages
    30. FaceTime
    31. Maps
    32. Compass
    33. Safari
      1. Search
      2. General
      3. Privacy & Security
    34. News
    35. Music
    36. TV
    37. Photos
    38. Camera
    39. iBooks
    40. Podcasts
    41. Game Center
    42. TV Provider
    43. App Preferences
  26. V. Appendixes
  27. A. Signup & Setup
    1. Buying a New iPhone
    2. Upgrading to iOS 11
    3. The Setup Assistant
    4. Software Updates to Come
      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. Two-Factor Authentication
  28. B. Troubleshooting & Maintenance
    1. First Rule: Install the Updates
    2. Six Ways to Reset the Phone
    3. iPhone Doesn’t Turn On
    4. Recovery Mode
    5. Battery Life Is Terrible
    6. Out of Space
      1. The iPhone Storage Screen
      2. Offload Unused Apps
      3. Offload Full-Resolution Photos
      4. Offload Music
    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
  29. Index
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. D
    5. E
    6. F
    7. G
    8. H
    9. I
    10. J
    11. K
    12. L
    13. M
    14. N
    15. O
    16. P
    17. Q
    18. R
    19. S
    20. T
    21. U
    22. V
    23. W
    24. Y
    25. Z