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My iPhone (Covers iPhone 4, 4S and 5 running iOS 6), Sixth Edition

Book Description

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPhone images that show you exactly what to do.

Help when you run into iPhone problems or limitations.

Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your iPhone.

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPhone working just the way you want. The tasks include how to:

  •  Connect to the Internet, Bluetooth devices, Wi-Fi networks, and other iPhones, iPods, and iPads

  • Use Siri to get information, write texts and emails, set reminders/appointments, and more just by speaking to your iPhone 4S and newer

  •  Customize your iPhone with folders, wallpaper, ringtones, and much more

  •  Configure and sync your information, and efficiently manage contacts, reminders, and calendars

  •  Communicate via FaceTime videoconferences, conference calls, text, email, and more

  •  Make the most of Safari to browse the Web and Mail to manage all of your email from one inbox

  •  Listen to music, subscribe to podcasts, and watch video–including movies and TV shows

  •  Capture and edit photos and video

  •  Use your photos in slideshows, for wallpaper, and your contacts or share them via email, Cloud, and texts ; use PhotoStream to automatically save and share your photos

  •  Find, download, install, and use awesome iPhone apps

  • Take advantage of iCloud to keep your content and information in sync on all your devices

BONUS MATERIAL:  Download a bonus chapter titled, "Using Cool iPhone Apps," as well as additional tasks and other helpful information on this book’s website at

CATEGORY:  Apple Digital Media

COVERS:  Apple iPhone

USER LEVEL:  Beginning-Intermediate

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Contents at a Glance
  4. Table of Contents
  5. Using This Book
  6. About the Author
  7. Dedication
  8. Acknowledgments
  9. We Want to Hear from You!
  10. Reader Services
  11. 1. Getting Started with Your iPhone
    1. Touring Your iPhone
    2. Using Siri (iPhone 4S and Newer)
    3. Preparing iTunes
    4. Preparing iCloud
  12. 2. Connecting to the Internet, Bluetooth Devices, and iPhones/iPods/iPads
    1. Connecting an iPhone to the Internet
    2. Connecting to the Internet via a Cellular Data Network
    3. Connecting to Other Devices Using Bluetooth
    4. Connecting to Other iPhones, iPod touches, and iPads
  13. 3. Moving Audio, Video, Books, and Photos onto Your iPhone
    1. Using iTunes to Add Audio, Video, and Books onto an iPhone
    2. Using iTunes to Add Books to Your iPhone
    3. Using iTunes to Add Photos to Your iPhone
    4. Using the iTunes App to Add Audio and Video to an iPhone
    5. Using the iBooks App to Add Books to an iPhone
    6. Using iCloud to Add Content to Your iPhone
  14. 4. Configuring and Synchronizing Information on an iPhone
    1. Syncing Information with iTunes
    2. Syncing Information with iCloud
    3. Syncing Information with Exchange
  15. 5. Managing Contacts
    1. Configuring How Contacts Display on an iPhone
    2. Creating New Contacts While Using an iPhone
    3. Using Contacts on an iPhone
    4. Changing or Deleting Contacts
  16. 6. Making, Receiving, and Managing Calls
    1. Configuring Phone Settings
    2. Making Calls
    3. Managing In-Process Calls
    4. Receiving Calls
    5. Managing Calls
    6. Making Calls with Siri (iPhone 4S and Newer)
    7. Using Visual Voicemail
    8. Getting Some FaceTime (iPhone 4 and Newer)
  17. 7. Emailing
    1. Configuring Email Accounts on an iPhone
    2. Configuring General Email Settings
    3. Managing Email Accounts
    4. Working with Email
    5. Emailing with Siri (iPhone 4S or Newer)
  18. 8. Texting
    1. Configuring Messages
    2. Sending Text Messages
    3. Receiving and Replying to Text Messages
    4. Working with Text Messages
    5. Texting with Siri (iPhone 4S or Newer)
  19. 9. Managing Calendars and Time
    1. Configuring an iPhone’s Calendar, Date, and Time Settings
    2. Working with Calendars
    3. Working with Reminders
    4. Using the Clock App
    5. Using Siri to Manage Calendars and Time (iPhone 4S or Newer)
  20. 10. Surfing the Web
    1. Configuring Safari Settings
    2. Browsing the Web on an iPhone
    3. Completing Web Forms
  21. 11. Listening to Music, Podcasts, and Other Audio
    1. Finding and Listening to Music
    2. Streaming Music with AirPlay
    3. Controlling Audio Content Quickly
    4. Listening to Podcasts
    5. Customizing Your iPhone for Audio
    6. Listening to Music with iTunes Match
  22. 12. Watching Movies, TV Shows, and Other Video
    1. Finding and Watching Video
    2. Configuring iPhone’s Video Settings
  23. 13. Working with Photos and Video
    1. Taking Photos with Your iPhone
    2. Viewing, Editing, and Working with Photos on an iPhone
    3. Working with Photos
    4. Viewing, Editing, and Working with Video
    5. Moving Photos from Your iPhone to a Computer
    6. Working with Photo Stream
  24. 14. Installing and Maintaining iPhone Apps
    1. Using iTunes to Find and Install iPhone Apps
    2. Using the App Store App to Find and Install iPhone Apps
    3. Maintaining iPhone Apps
  25. 15. Customizing Your iPhone
    1. Customizing Your Home Screens
    2. Accessing iPhone Settings
    3. Using Airplane Mode
    4. Configuring and Working with Notifications
    5. Configuring Other General Settings
    6. Configuring Location Services
    7. Configuring Siri (iPhone 4S and Newer)
  26. 16. Maintaining an iPhone and Solving Problems
    1. Maintaining an iPhone
    2. Solving iPhone Problems
  27. Index
  28. Online Chapter: Using Cool iPhone Apps
    1. Reading Books with iBooks
    2. Tweeting
    3. Using Facebook
    4. Finding Your Way with Maps
    5. Touring Other Cool iPhone Apps