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My iPhone, Seventh Edition

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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 ; 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. Using This Book
    7. About the Author
    8. Dedication
    9. Acknowledgments
    10. We Want to Hear from You!
    11. Reader Services
    12. 1. Getting Started with Your iPhone
      1. Getting to Know Your iPhone’s External Features
      2. Getting to Know Your iPhone’s Software
    13. 2. Connecting Your iPhone to the Internet, Bluetooth Devices, and iPhones/iPods/iPads
      1. Using Wi-Fi Networks to Connect to the Internet
      2. Using Cellular Data Networks to Connect to the Internet
      3. Using Bluetooth to Connect to Other Devices
      4. Connecting Your iPhone to Other iPhones, iPod Touches, or iPads
    14. 3. Setting Up iCloud and Other Online Accounts
      1. Configuring iCloud Settings
      2. Setting Up Other Types of Accounts on Your iPhone
      3. Configuring Other Types of Online Accounts
      4. Setting How and When Your Accounts Are Updated
    15. 4. Configuring an iPhone to Suit Your Preferences
      1. Customizing Your Home Screens
      2. Working with the Settings App
      3. Setting the Screen’s Brightness and Wallpaper
      4. Setting Text, Language, and Format Options
      5. Choosing the Sounds Your iPhone Makes
      6. Setting Up Notifications and the Notification Center
      7. Configuring the Control Center
      8. Setting Do Not Disturb Preferences
      9. Setting Privacy and Location Services Preferences
      10. Setting Passcode, Fingerprint, and Auto-Lock Preferences
      11. Setting Restrictions for Content and Apps
    16. 5. Working with iTunes on Your Computer
      1. Converting Music on Audio CDs for Your iPhone
      2. Using iTunes to Download Movies, Music, Books, and More from the iTunes Store
      3. Synchronizing Content on Your Computer with Your iPhone
      4. Keeping Your iPhone in Sync
      5. Working with iTunes Match
    17. 6. Downloading Apps, Music, Movies, TV Shows, and More onto Your iPhone
      1. Configuring Store Settings
      2. Using the App Store App to Find and Install iPhone Apps
      3. Using the iTunes Store App to Download Music, Ringtones, Movies, and TV Shows
      4. Downloading Apps or iTunes Store Content You’ve Purchased Previously
    18. 7. Managing Contacts
      1. Setting Your Contacts Preferences
      2. Creating Contacts on Your iPhone
      3. Working with Contacts on Your iPhone
      4. Managing Your Contacts on Your iPhone
    19. 8. Communicating with the Phone and FaceTime Apps
      1. Setting Phone Preferences
      2. Making Voice Calls
      3. Managing In-Process Voice Calls
      4. Receiving Voice Calls
      5. Managing Voice Calls
      6. Using Visual Voicemail
      7. Communicating with FaceTime
    20. 9. Sending, Receiving, and Managing Email
      1. Configuring Email Accounts
      2. Setting Mail App Preferences
      3. Working with Email
      4. Managing Email
    21. 10. Sending, Receiving, and Managing Texts and iMessages
      1. Preparing Messages for Messaging
      2. Sending Messages
      3. Receiving, Reading, and Replying to Messages
      4. Working with Messages
    22. 11. Managing Calendars and Reminders
      1. Setting Calendar, Reminder, and Time Preferences
      2. Working with Calendars
      3. Working with Reminders
    23. 12. Working with Siri
      1. Setting Up Siri
      2. Understanding Siri’s Personality
      3. Learning How to Use Siri by Example
      4. Using Dictation to Speak Text Instead of Typing
    24. 13. Surfing the Web
      1. Setting Safari Preferences
      2. Visiting Websites
      3. Viewing Websites
      4. Working with Multiple Websites at the Same Time
      5. Searching the Web
      6. Saving and Organizing Bookmarks
      7. Sharing Web Pages
      8. Completing Forms on the Web
      9. Signing In to Websites Automatically
      10. Using Safari’s Reading List
    25. 14. Finding and Listening to Music
      1. Stocking Your iPhone with Music
      2. Configuring Music Settings
      3. Using the Cover Browser to Find and Listen to Music
      4. Finding Music
      5. Playing Music
      6. Creating and Using Genius Playlists
      7. Using AirPlay to Listen to Your iPhone’s Music on Other Devices
      8. Listening to Music with iTunes Match
      9. Listening to iTunes Radio
    26. 15. Working with Photos and Video You Take with Your iPhone
      1. Setting Your Photos & Camera Preferences
      2. Taking Photos and Video with Your iPhone
      3. Viewing, Editing, and Working with Photos on Your iPhone
      4. Viewing, Editing, and Working with Video on Your iPhone
      5. Using AirPlay to View Photos and Videos on a TV
      6. Working with Photo Stream
    27. 16. Using Other Cool iPhone Apps
      1. Watching Video with the Videos App
      2. Listening to Podcasts with the Podcasts App
      3. Reading Books with the iBooks App
    28. 17. Maintaining and Protecting Your iPhone and Solving Problems
      1. Maintaining an iPhone’s Software
      2. Maintaining iPhone Apps
      3. Backing Up Your iPhone
      4. Finding and Securing Your iPhone with Find My iPhone
      5. Maintaining an iPhone’s Power
      6. Solving iPhone Problems
      7. Getting Help with iPhone Problems
    29. Index