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My iPhone for Seniors (Covers iOS 8 for iPhone 6/6 Plus, 5S/5C/5, and 4S)

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CoversiOS 8 on iPhone 6/6Plus, 5S/5C, 5, and 4S

Based on the best-selling My iPhone book, My iPhone for Seniors helps you quickly get started with your new smartphone and use its features to look up information and perform day-to-day activities from anywhere, any time.

  • Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPhone photos 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

  • Written for seniors, the full-color, step-by-step tasks—in legible print—walk you through getting and keeping your iPhone working just the way you want. Learn how to: 

  • Connect to the Internet, Bluetooth devices, Wi-Fi networks, and other iPhones, iPods, and iPads; take advantage of AirDrop to instantly share with other iOS users around you

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

  • 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 the new camera features in iPhone 5S to take photos rapidly in Burst mode, and use the new slow-motion feature for video

  • Use your photos in slideshows, for wallpaper, and your contacts or share them via email, iCloud, 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

  • Table of Contents

    1. About This eBook
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright Page
    4. Contents at a Glance
    5. Table of Contents
    6. About the Author
    7. About AARP and AARP TEK
    8. Dedication
    9. Acknowledgments
    10. We Want to Hear from You!
    11. Reader Services
    12. Using This Book
      1. Getting Started
      2. Activating Your iPhone
    13. Getting Started
      1. Preparing iTunes on Your Computer
      2. Preparing iTunes on a Macintosh Computer
      3. Preparing iTunes on a Windows Computer
      4. Starting Your iPhone for the First Time
      5. Connecting Your iPhone to iTunes for the First Time
    14. 1. Getting Started with Your iPhone
      1. Getting to Know Your iPhone’s External Features
      2. Getting to Know Your iPhone’s Software
        1. Using Your Fingers to Control Your iPhone
        2. Going Home
        3. Touching the iPhone’s Screen
        4. Working with iPhone Apps
        5. Using the Home Screens
        6. Searching on Your iPhone
        7. Working with the Control Center
        8. Working with Notifications and the Notification Center
        9. Using the Do Not Disturb Mode
        10. Using the iPhone 6 Plus’ Split-Screen
        11. Working with Text
        12. Dictating Text
        13. Meeting Siri
        14. Understanding iPhone Status Icons
        15. Turning Your iPhone On or Off
        16. Sleeping/Locking and Waking/Unlocking Your iPhone
        17. Signing In to Your Apple ID
        18. Setting the Volume
        19. Using Airplane Mode
        20. Using the Settings App
        21. Printing from Your iPhone
    15. 2. Connecting Your iPhone to the Internet, Bluetooth Devices, and iPhones/iPods/iPads
      1. Getting Started
      2. Securing Your iPhone
      3. Using Wi-Fi Networks to Connect to the Internet
        1. Connecting to Open Wi-Fi Networks
        2. Connecting to Public Wi-Fi Networks
      4. Using Cellular Data Networks to Connect to the Internet
      5. Using Bluetooth to Connect to Other Devices
        1. Connecting to Bluetooth Devices
      6. Connecting Your iPhone to Other iPhones, iPod Touches, or iPads
      7. Using AirDrop to Share Content with Macs, Other iPhones, iPod Touches, or iPads
        1. Enabling AirDrop
        2. Using AirDrop to Share Your Content
        3. Using AirDrop to Work with Content Shared with You
    16. 3. Setting Up and Using iCloud and Other Online Accounts
      1. Getting Started
      2. Configuring and Using iCloud
        1. Obtaining an iCloud Account
        2. Signing Into Your iCloud Account
        3. Enabling iCloud to Store Your Information on the Cloud
        4. Configuring iCloud to Store Photos
        5. Configuring Your iCloud Backup
        6. Configuring Your iCloud Keychain
        7. Configuring Find My iPhone
      3. Setting Up Other Types of Online Accounts on Your iPhone
        1. Configuring a Google Account
      4. Configuring Other Types of Online Accounts
        1. Setting Up an Account Manually
        2. Configuring a Facebook Account
      5. Setting How and When Your Accounts Are Updated
        1. Configuring How New Data is Retrieved for Your Accounts
    17. 4. Configuring an iPhone to Suit Your Preferences
      1. Getting Started
        1. Using the Settings App on Any iPhone
        2. Using the Settings App on an iPhone 6 Plus
      2. Setting the Screen’s Brightness, View, Text Size, and Wallpaper
        1. Setting the Screen Brightness, View, and Text Size
        2. Setting the Wallpaper on the Home and Lock Screens
      3. Setting Passcode, Touch ID, and Auto-Lock Preferences
        1. Securing Your iPhone with Auto-Lock
        2. Configuring Your Passcode and Fingerprints (iPhone 5s and later)
      4. Choosing the Sounds Your iPhone Makes
      5. Configuring Notifications
        1. Understanding Notifications and the Notification Center
        2. Setting Global Notification Preferences
        3. Configuring Notifications for Specific Apps
      6. Configuring the Control Center
      7. Setting Do Not Disturb Preferences
      8. Setting Keyboard, Language, and Format Options
        1. Setting Keyboard Preferences
        2. Creating and Working with Text Shortcuts
        3. Setting Language and Region Preferences
      9. Setting Restrictions for Content and Apps
      10. Setting Accessibility Options
      11. Customizing Your Home Screens
        1. Moving Icons Around Your Home Screens
        2. Creating Folders to Organize Apps on Your Home Screens
        3. Placing Icons in Existing Folders
        4. Configuring the Home Screen Toolbar
        5. Deleting Icons
    18. 5. Working with iTunes on Your Computer
      1. Getting Started
      2. Converting Music on Audio CDs for Your iPhone
        1. Setting Up iTunes to Import Audio CDs
        2. Importing Audio CDs to the iTunes Library
      3. Using iTunes to Download Movies, Music, Books, and More from the iTunes Store
        1. Obtaining an iTunes Store Account (Apple ID)
        2. Signing Into the iTunes Store
        3. Shopping in the iTunes Store
      4. Synchronizing Content on Your Computer with Your iPhone
        1. Understanding the Sync Process
        2. Configuring Summary Sync Settings
        3. Syncing Content onto Your iPhone
      5. Keeping Your iPhone in Sync
    19. 6. Downloading Apps, Music, Movies, TV Shows, and More onto Your iPhone
      1. Getting Started
      2. Configuring Store Settings
        1. Configuring Automatic Store Downloads
      3. Using the App Store App to Find and Install iPhone Apps
        1. Searching for Apps
        2. Browsing for Apps
        3. Evaluating Apps
        4. Downloading Apps
        5. Adding Apps to the Wish List
        6. Using Your Wish List
      4. Using the iTunes Store App to Download Music, Ringtones, Movies, and TV Shows
        1. Searching for iTunes Store Content
        2. Browsing for iTunes Store Content
        3. Previewing iTunes Store Content
        4. Downloading iTunes Store Content
        5. Using Your iTunes Store History List
      5. Downloading Apps or iTunes Store Content You’ve Purchased Previously
        1. Downloading Previously Purchased App Store Apps
        2. Downloading Previously Purchased iTunes Content
      6. Using Family Sharing to Share Your Store Downloads with Others
        1. Setting Up Family Sharing
        2. Adding People to Family Sharing
        3. Managing Family Sharing
        4. Accessing Shared Content
    20. 7. Managing Contacts
      1. Getting Started
      2. Setting Your Contacts Preferences
      3. Creating Contacts on Your iPhone
        1. Creating New Contacts from Email
        2. Creating Contacts Manually
      4. Working with Contacts on Your iPhone
        1. Using the Contacts App
        2. Accessing Contacts from Other Apps
      5. Managing Your Contacts on Your iPhone
        1. Updating Contact Information
        2. Deleting Contacts
    21. 8. Communicating with the Phone and FaceTime Apps
      1. Getting Started
      2. Setting Phone Preferences
        1. Setting Phone Sounds and Notifications
        2. Configuring Phone Settings
      3. Making Voice Calls
        1. Dialing with the Keypad
        2. Dialing with Contacts
        3. Dialing with Favorites
        4. Dialing with Recents
        5. Dialing from the App Switcher
      4. Managing In-Process Voice Calls
        1. Entering Numbers During a Call
        2. Making Conference Calls
        3. Using Another App During a Voice Call
      5. Receiving Voice Calls
        1. Answering Calls
        2. Answering Calls During a Call
      6. Managing Voice Calls
        1. Clearing Recent Calls
        2. Adding Calling Information to Favorites
        3. Using the iPhones Headset for Calls
      7. Using Visual Voicemail
        1. Recording a Greeting
        2. Listening to and Managing Voicemails
        3. Finding and Listening to Voicemails
        4. Listening to and Managing Deleted Voicemails
      8. Communicating with FaceTime
        1. Configuring FaceTime Settings
        2. Making FaceTime Calls
        3. Receiving FaceTime Calls
        4. Managing FaceTime Calls
    22. 9. Sending, Receiving, and Managing Email
      1. Getting Started
      2. Setting Mail App Preferences
      3. Working with Email
        1. Receiving and Reading Email
        2. Sending Email
        3. Replying to Email
        4. Forwarding Emails
      4. Managing Email
        1. Checking for New Email
        2. Understanding the Statuses of Email
        3. Managing Email from the Message Screen
        4. Managing Email from an Inbox
        5. Managing Multiple Emails at the Same Time
        6. Organizing Email from the Message Screen
        7. Organizing Email from the Inbox
        8. Viewing Messages in a Mailbox
        9. Saving Images Attached to Email
        10. Searching Your Email
        11. Working with VIPs
        12. Designating VIPs
        13. Accessing VIP Email
        14. Managing Junk Email
    23. 10. Sending, Receiving, and Managing Texts and iMessages
      1. Getting Started
      2. Preparing Messages for Messaging
        1. Setting Your Text and iMessage Preferences
      3. Sending Messages
        1. Creating and Sending Messages
      4. Receiving, Reading, and Replying to Messages
        1. Receiving Messages
        2. Reading Messages
        3. Viewing Images or Video You Receive in Messages
        4. Listening to Audio in Messages You Receive in Messages
        5. Watching Video in Messages You Receive in Messages
        6. Replying to Messages from the Messages App
        7. Replying to Messages from a Banner Alert
        8. Having a Messages Conversation
      5. Working with Messages
        1. Managing Messages Conversations
        2. Receiving and Reading Messages on an iPhone 6 Plus
        3. Adding Images and Video to Conversations
        4. Adding Audio Recordings to Conversations
        5. Adding Video to Conversations
        6. Adding Locations to Conversations
        7. Browsing Attachments to Conversations
        8. Deleting Messages and Conversations
        9. Deleting Conversations
    24. 11. Managing Calendars, Reminders, and Clocks
      1. Getting Started
      2. Working with Calendars
        1. Viewing Calendars and Events
        2. Navigating Calendars
        3. Viewing Calendars
        4. Adding Events to a Calendar
        5. Searching Calendars
        6. Managing Calendars, Events, and Invitations
      3. Working with Reminders
        1. Creating Reminders
        2. Organizing Reminders with Lists
        3. Managing Reminders
      4. Working with the Clock
        1. Setting and Using Alarms
        2. Managing Alarms
        3. Using the Stopwatch
        4. Using the Timer
    25. 12. Working with Siri
      1. Getting Started
      2. Setting Up Siri
      3. Understanding Siri’s Personality
      4. Learning How to Use Siri by Example
        1. Using Siri to Make Voice Calls
        2. Composing New Email with Siri
        3. Replying to Emails with Siri
        4. Having Messages Read to You
        5. Replying to Messages with Siri
        6. Sending New Messages with Siri
        7. Using Siri to Create Events
        8. Using Siri to Create Reminders
        9. Using Siri to Get Information
        10. Using Siri to Play Music
        11. Using Siri to Get Directions
      5. Using Dictation to Speak Text Instead of Typing
    26. 13. Surfing the Web
      1. Getting Started
      2. Setting Safari Preferences
        1. Configuring Safari’s Search Settings
        2. Configuring Safari’s General Settings
        3. Configuring Safari’s Privacy & Security Settings
      3. Visiting Websites
        1. Using Bookmarks to Move to Websites
        2. Using Your Favorites to Move to Websites
        3. Typing URLs to Move to Websites
        4. Using Your Browsing History to Move to Websites
      4. Viewing Websites
      5. Working with Multiple Websites at the Same Time
        1. Opening New Pages in the Background
        2. Opening New Pages in a New Tab
        3. Using Tab View to Manage Open Web Pages
        4. Opening Web Pages That Are Open on Other Devices
      6. Searching the Web
      7. Saving and Organizing Bookmarks
        1. Creating Bookmarks
        2. Organizing Bookmarks
        3. Deleting Bookmarks or Folders of Bookmarks
        4. Creating Bookmarks on the Home Screens
      8. Sharing Web Pages
        1. Emailing a Link to a Web Page
        2. Messaging a Web Page
      9. Completing Forms on the Web
        1. Manually Completing Forms
        2. Using AutoFill to Complete Forms
      10. Signing In to Websites Automatically
      11. Using Safari’s Reading List
        1. Adding Pages to Your Reading List
        2. Using Your Reading List
    27. 14. Finding and Listening to Music
      1. Getting Started
      2. Stocking Your iPhone with Music
      3. Configuring Music Settings
      4. Using the Cover Browser to Find and Listen to Music
      5. Finding Music
        1. Finding Music by Playlist
        2. Finding Music by Artist
        3. Finding Music in Other Ways
        4. Finding Music by Searching
      6. Playing Music
        1. Playing Music on the Now Playing Screen
        2. Playing Music from the Control Center
        3. Playing Music from the Lock Screen
        4. Shuffling Music
      7. Creating and Using Genius Playlists
      8. Using AirPlay to Listen to Your iPhone’s Music on Other Devices
      9. Listening to iTunes Radio
        1. Listening to a Featured Station
        2. Creating Your Own iTunes Radio Stations Based on an Artist, a Genre, or a Song
        3. Creating an iTunes Radio Station Based on Music in Your iTunes Library
        4. Listening to Your iTunes Radio Stations
        5. Playing iTunes Radio Music
    28. 15. Working with Photos and Video You Take with Your iPhone
      1. Getting Started
      2. Setting Your Photos & Camera Preferences
      3. Taking Photos and Video with Your iPhone
        1. Taking Photos
        2. Applying Filters to Your Photos
        3. Taking Panoramic Photos
        4. Taking Photos in Burst Mode
        5. Taking Photos Using the Timer
        6. Taking Video
        7. Taking Time-Lapse Video
        8. Taking Photos and Video from the Lock Screen
        9. Taking Photos and Video from the Control Center
      4. Viewing, Editing, and Working with Photos on Your iPhone
        1. Finding Photos to Work With by Browsing
        2. Finding Photos to Work With by Searching
        3. Viewing Photos Individually
        4. Working with Burst Mode Photos
        5. Editing Photos
        6. Enhancing Photos
        7. Straightening, Rotating, and Cropping Photos
        8. Applying Filters to Photos
        9. Removing Red-Eye from Photos
        10. Making Smart Adjustments to Photos
        11. Working with Photos
        12. Sharing Photos via Email
        13. Organizing Photos in a New Album
        14. Adding Photos to an Existing Album
        15. Deleting Photos
      5. Viewing, Editing, and Working with Video on Your iPhone
        1. Finding and Watching Videos
        2. Watching Slow-Motion Video
        3. Editing Video
      6. Using iCloud with Your Photos
        1. Sharing Your Photos
        2. Adding Photos to a Shared Album
        3. Adding Comments to Shared Album
        4. Inviting People to a Shared Photo Album
        5. Working with Photo Albums Shared with You
    29. 16. Using Other Cool iPhone Apps and Features
      1. Getting Started
      2. Listening to Podcasts with the Podcasts App
        1. Using the Podcasts App to Subscribe to Podcasts
        2. Choosing a Podcast
        3. Listening to Podcasts
        4. Managing Podcasts and Episodes of Podcasts
      3. Finding Your Way with the Maps App
      4. Managing Your Health with the Health App
      5. Working Seamlessly Across Your Devices
        1. Working with Handoff
        2. Taking Phone Calls on Macs or iPads
      6. Using Even More Great Apps
      7. Looking into the Future
        1. Apple Pay
        2. Apple Watch
    30. Index