iPhone 5 Kickstart


Your full-color iPhone go-to guide

Get started enjoying your iPhone?s powerful, versatile features quickly and easily! Loaded with crisp, full-color screenshots, this practical, visual guide focuses on the best ways to maximize your iPhone?s capabilities. Set up and customize your iPhone, manage contacts, access the web, take great photos, listen to music, find the best apps from iTunes, and so much more. Tips and Now You Know sidebars offer solutions to potential pitfalls and ...

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Your full-color iPhone go-to guide

Get started enjoying your iPhone’s powerful, versatile features quickly and easily! Loaded with crisp, full-color screenshots, this practical, visual guide focuses on the best ways to maximize your iPhone’s capabilities. Set up and customize your iPhone, manage contacts, access the web, take great photos, listen to music, find the best apps from iTunes, and so much more. Tips and Now You Know sidebars offer solutions to potential pitfalls and veteran insight helps you get even more out of this revolutionary device.

  • See how it’s done with tons of color screenshots
  • Make calls, browse the web, send/receive email, and find/play games
  • Get productivity, entertainment, and strategy apps from the App Store
  • Snap and share impressive photos
  • Sync your iPhone 5 with other devices
  • Set up iCloud for data storage and recovery
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071809856
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/11/2013
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 1,387,805
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael E. Cohen is the author and co-author of numerous books, most recently The iPad 2 Project Book (Wiley), and is currently a contributing editor to TidBITS, a Macintosh-oriented online newsletter now in its twenty-second year. He is a graduate of UCLA’s Motion Picture and Television program and developed instructional and commercial software and written about it.

Dennis R. Cohen is the author and co-author of over 30 books, the most recent being The iPad 2 Project Book (Wiley) and iPhoto’11: The Macintosh iLife Guide to Using iPhoto’11 (Peachpit). He has been writing about computer software for the past 35 years. Cohen’s programming career started at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, continuing at Ashton-Tate, Apple/Claris, and Aladdin Systems.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments iii

Introduction xi

Part I Get Started with Your New iPhone

1 Set Up Your New iPhone 3

Unpack Your iPhone 4

Activate and Set Up Your iPhone 6

Initial Activation Steps 6

Setup: Via Computer or Wireless? 9

Create a New Apple ID or Use an Existing Apple ID 13

Sign Up for iCloud 14

Enable Essential Settings 16

2 Talk and Type 21

Make a Phone Call 21

How to Hold the iPhone When Making Calls 21

Dial the iPhone with the Keypad 23

Use Phone Features While on a Call 26

Use the Onscreen Keyboard 27

Basic Typing 28

Select, Copy, Paste, and Correct Text 30

Talk to Siri 32

Set Up Siri 33

See What Siri Can Do 34

Use Dictation 36

3 Receive and Send E-Mail 39

Connect to Your Mail Service Provider 39

Learn How You Get E-mail from a Server 39

Set Up an E-mail Account 40

Establish Other Settings for E-mail 44

Retrieve Your Messages 46

Send a Message 52

Organize Your E-Mail 55

4 Browse the Web 57

Meet Mobile Safari 57

Connecting to the Internet 58

Mobile Safari's Screen 58

Search the Web 61

Manage Bookmarks 63

Access History's Pages 63

Forget the Past 64

Use Reading List 65

Use Reader 66

5 Use the Bundled Apps 69

Meet the Bundled Apps 69

Notes 70

Messages 73

Photos 73

Camera 74

Stocks 74

Maps 77

Weather 80

Compass 82

Reminders 83

Calendar App 85

Clock 86

Voice Memos 89

Videos 90

Music 90

iTunes 90

App Store 91

Calculator 91

Contacts 91

Newsstand 92

Game Center 92

Passbook App 92

Arranging Your Apps 94

Arranging and Removing Apps 94

Using Folders and Exploiting the Dock 95

Part II Communicate with Your iPhone

6 Master Advanced Phone Features 99

Make Favorites 99

Create a Favorite 100

Use and Manage Favorites 103

Assign Ringtones 104

Use Call Waiting and Call Forwarding 107

Set Up and Disable Call Waiting 108

Set Up and Disable Call Forwarding 111

Make Conference Calls 112

Use Voicemail 113

Set Up Your Voicemail 113

Check Your Voicemail 113

Manage the Recents List 116

Emergency Call Feature 118

7 Use Contacts and Calendars 119

Use the Contacts App 119

Turn on Contacts in an Account 120

Create, Edit, and Delete a Contact 123

Use Contacts with Mail 126

Make Calls with Contacts 127

Get Directions 128

Use the Calendar App 129

Turn on Calendars in an Account 130

Make and Edit Calendar Events 131

Use Multiple Calendars 135

Subscribe to Calendars 136

8 Communicate with Text and Images 139

Use Messages 139

Send and Receive Texts with SMS 140

Send and Receive Texts with iMessage 144

Send and Receive Images 146

Video Chat with FaceTime 147

Use Social Networks 150

Use Twitter 151

Use Facebook 154

Part III Sync and Share Data

9 Sync Your iPhone with iTunes 161

iTunes from On High 162

The Summary Tab 165

iPhone Section 165

Version Section 166

Backup Section 166

Options Section 166

Info Tab 167

Sync Contacts 167

Sync Calendars 168

Sync Mail Accounts 168

Other 169

Advanced 169

Apps Tab 170

Tones Tab 172

Music Tab 173

Movies Tab 175

TV Shows Tab 176

Podcasts Tab 178

iTunes U Tab 179

Books Tab 180

Photos Tab 181

10 Use iCloud and Other Cloud Services 183

Sync and Back Up with iCloud 184

Set Up iCloud on Your iPhone 185

Set Up iCloud on Your Computer 193

Use Other Cloud Services 195

Use Google 196

Use Dropbox 198

Part IV Obtain Digital Media

11 Find and Purchase Apps 203

Browse and Purchase from the App Store 205

Browse Featured Apps 206

Browse Bestsellers 209

Browse Genius Recommendations 211

Browse by Searching 212

Browse What You Own 213

Restore Purchased Apps 215

12 Buy Music, Movies, and TV Shows 217

Shop in the iTunes Store 217

Sign in to the iTunes Store 218

The Stores in the iTunes Store 220

Searching the Store and Viewing Purchases 227

Configure Your Favorities 231

Use the Music App 232

Views of Your Tunes 233

Make a Playlist 236

Playing Your Tunes 241

Use the Videos App 243

13 Read on Your iPhone 247

Use iBooks and the iBookstore 248

Use iBooks 248

Shop the iBookstore 258

Understand the Newsstand 262

Use Other Reading Apps 263

Part V Use the Cameras

14 Shoot and Edit Photos 269

Taking Pictures with the Camera App 269

Shooting Basics 269

Autofocus and Auto Exposure 271

The Viewfinder Buttons 272

Using the Photos App. 279

Using the Camera Roll and Other Albums 281

Sharing and Photo Streams 290

Viewing Events, Faces, and Places 298

15 Shoot and Edit Videos 301

Using the Video Cameras 302

Make a Movie in iMovie 304

Start a Project 305

A Troubleshooting 311

Back Up Your iPhone 311

Restart to Handle Misbehaving Apps and Other Problems 313

Close Misbehaving Apps with the Multitasking Bar 313

AppleCare+ 315

Index 317

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