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The iPhone Pocket Guide, Fifth Edition: Ginormous knowledge, pocket-sized by Christopher Breen

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2. Setup, Sync, and Settings

If you’ve read Chapter 1, you’re familiar with the layout of your phone and how to interact with it. What say you now make it a more useful and pleasurable device by adding some music, movies, contacts, and events, and configuring the iPhone so you can send and receive email?

Setting up the iPhone

Now that your phone is activated, it’s time to establish a relationship between the phone and iTunes to make the phone comfortable with your media, email accounts, and personal information.

Get iTunes

iTunes is, in nearly all instances, the conduit for passing information between your computer and the iPhone. Without it, your iPhone will be a pretty limited hunk of technology. Therefore, if you don’t have a copy of iTunes ...

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