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Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone 6s, 3rd Edition by Guy Hart-Davis

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CHAPTER 2

Personalizing Your iPhone

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To make your iPhone work the way you prefer, you can configure its many settings. In this chapter, you learn how to control iCloud sync, notifications, audio preferences, screen brightness, and other key aspects of the iPhone’s behavior.

Find the Settings You Need

Choose Which iCloud Items to Sync

Choose Which Apps Can Give Notifications

Choose Sounds Settings

Set Display Brightness and Wallpapers

Choose Privacy and Location Settings

Configure and Use Spotlight Search

Choose Locking and Control Center Settings

Set Up and Use Do Not Disturb Mode

Secure Your iPhone with Touch ID or a Passcode

Configure Restrictions and Parental Controls

Set Up Family Sharing

Add Family Members to Family Sharing

Choose Date, Time, and International Settings

Find the Settings You Need

The iOS operating system includes many settings that enable you to configure your iPhone to work the way you prefer. The central place for manipulating settings is the Settings app, which contains settings for the iPhone’s system software, the apps the iPhone includes, and third-party apps you have added. To reach the settings, you first display the Settings screen and then the category of settings you want to configure.

Find the Settings You Need

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Display the Settings Screen ...

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