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

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3. Phone and Messaging

By now, you likely understand the many hats the iPhone wears: Internet communicator, music and video player, camera, camcorder, compass, picture viewer, personal information organizer, and pocket computer. But you can’t ignore the word phone in its name. Without its ability to make and receive voice calls, text and multimedia messages, and FaceTime video calls, it would be little more than a miniature iPad. In this chapter, I focus on these phone-y tasks.

Calling All Callers

You’ve synced your contacts to your iPhone, and you’re ready to make a call. The iPhone offers multiple ways to do it.

Call the old-fashioned way

Tap the Phone icon on the Home screen to launch the Phone app and then tap the Keypad button at the ...

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