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The iPhone Pocket Guide, Sixth Edition by Christopher Breen

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3. Phone, Messaging, and FaceTime

By now, you likely understand the many hats that the iPhone and iPod touch wear: Internet communicator, music and video player, camera, camcorder, compass, picture viewer, personal information organizer, and pocket computer. But they’re also quite adept as communication devices. Although the iPhone has the obvious advantage of being able to make and receive phone calls, the iPod touch is no slouch with regard to two-way communication.

In this chapter, I look at how the two devices help you talk to the world.

Calling All Callers (iPhone Only)

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 ...

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