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Take Control of MobileMe

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MobileMe provides oodles of features, but are you making the most of your $99-per-year membership? MobileMe has become a Swiss-army knife of online services, offering not only a whizzy "push" data syncing service for tracking calendar, contact, and bookmark info on a variety of devices, but also email services, online storage and file sharing, Web hosting, and more. Take Control of MobileMe helps you understand the features and get set up, and then it dives into the details of real-life projects.

Table of Contents

  1. Take Control of MobileMe
    1. Read Me First
      1. Updates
      2. Basics
      3. What's New in Version 1.2
      4. What Was New in Version 1.1
    2. Introduction
    3. 1. MobileMe Quick Start
    4. 2. Get to Know MobileMe
      1. What Is MobileMe?
      2. Major MobileMe Features
    5. 3. Set Up and Explore MobileMe
      1. Set Up MobileMe on a Mac
      2. Set Up MobileMe Under Windows
      3. Set Up Mobileme on an iPhone or iPod Touch
      4. Navigate the MobileMe Web Site
        1. Log In
        2. The Toolbar
          1. Navigation Buttons
          2. Page-Specific Controls
          3. Site-Wide Controls
          4. The Sidebar
    6. 4. Keep Your Data in Sync
      1. Understand Syncing Options
        1. A Word about Push Synchronization
        2. Calendars, Contacts, and Bookmarks
        3. Mac-Only Data Types
        4. Set Up Syncing on a Mac or PC
        5. Adjust the Data Change Alert
      2. Set Up Syncing on an iPhone or iPod Touch
      3. Resolve Synchronization Conflicts
      4. Reset Sync Data
    7. 5. Mail
      1. MobileMe Mail Benefits
      2. Access MobileMe Mail on the Web
        1. Mail Overview
        2. Work with Incoming Messages
        3. Compose a New Message
        4. Configure MobileMe Mail Preferences
          1. General Preferences
          2. Composing Preferences
          3. Viewing Preferences
          4. Alias Preferences
          5. Other Preferences
        5. Work with Folders on the Server
      3. Access MobileMe Mail with Apple Mail
      4. Access MobileMe Mail with Other Email Clients
      5. Use Mail on an iPhone or iPod Touch
      6. Use Email Aliases
        1. Create an Alias
        2. Deactivate or Delete an Alias
        3. Work with Aliases on the Web
        4. Work with Aliases in Apple Mail
    8. 6. Contacts
      1. View Contacts
      2. Search for Contacts
      3. Work with Contact Groups
      4. Edit, Add, or Delete Contacts
      5. Perform More Contact-Related Tasks
      6. Set Contact Preferences
    9. 7. Calendar
      1. View Events
      2. Add, Edit, or Delete Events
      3. Work with To-Do Items
      4. Manage Your Calendars
      5. Set Calendar Preferences
        1. General Preferences
    10. 8. Gallery
      1. Understand Gallery
      2. Create a Gallery with iLife
        1. Share Photos and Movies with iPhoto
        2. Share Movies with iMovie
        3. Add a Gallery to iWeb
      3. Create a Gallery Album on the Web
        1. Add Media to an Album
        2. Edit an Album
    11. 9. iDisk
      1. Explore Your iDisk
      2. Share Files
        1. Protect Your Public Folder with a Password
        2. Enable or Disable Write Access
      3. Access an iDisk
        1. Use iDisk on the MobileMe Web Site
        2. Access Another User's Public Folder on the Web
        3. Connect Using Mac OS X
        4. Connect Using Windows
        5. Connect Using an iPhone or iPod touch
        6. Understand Data Transfer Limits
        7. Divide Space between Files and Email
        8. Buy More Space
    12. 10. Account
      1. Summary
      2. Personal Info
      3. Account Options
      4. Billing Information
      5. Password Settings
      6. Storage Settings
      7. Personal Domain
      8. Security Certificates
      9. Find My iPhone
    13. 11. MobileMe and iLife
      1. Create Sites and Blogs with iWeb
      2. Publish Photos from iPhoto
      3. Publish Movies from iMovie
      4. Publish a Podcast with GarageBand
    14. 12. Access Your Mac Remotely
      1. What Back To My Mac Can Do
      2. Configure Your Devices
      3. Configure Your Router
      4. Get Back to Your Mac
        1. Share Another Mac's Screen
        2. Access Files on Another Mac, a Time Capsule, or an AirPort Disk
    15. 13. Back Up Your Files
      1. Use iDisk for Backups (or Not)
      2. (Don't) Back Up with Backup
    16. A. Account Conversion Methods
    17. B. About This Book
      1. About the Author
      2. Author's Acknowledgements
      3. Shameless Plug
      4. About the Publisher
      5. Production Credits