The iPhone Pocket Guide

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Here is your essential companion to Apple’s iPhone! The iPhone Pocket Guide, Third Edition covers all iPhone models including the new iPhone 3G. Unlike other iPhone books, The iPhone Pocket Guide, Third Edition was written based on the final release of iPhone 2.0 software and the iPhone 3G, and the content accurately reflects the design of your iPhone 3G and how you will use it. Author Christopher Breen has been covering the iPod and iPhone from the first day of their releases. This affordably priced Pocket Guide...

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Overview

Here is your essential companion to Apple’s iPhone! The iPhone Pocket Guide, Third Edition covers all iPhone models including the new iPhone 3G. Unlike other iPhone books, The iPhone Pocket Guide, Third Edition was written based on the final release of iPhone 2.0 software and the iPhone 3G, and the content accurately reflects the design of your iPhone 3G and how you will use it. Author Christopher Breen has been covering the iPod and iPhone from the first day of their releases. This affordably priced Pocket Guide incorporates snappy writing and eye-catching graphics as Breen steers you through how to:
 

  • Set up and quickly start using your phone/iPod/Internet device.
  • Download applications from the App Store.
  • Make and receive calls and send text messages with your phone.
  • Keep everything in sync between your Windows PC or Mac and your iPhone.
  • E-mail family and friends using your carrier’s wireless network or a Wi-Fi hotspot.
  • Listen to songs and podcasts, and watch movies and TV shows (and YouTube!).
  • Browse the Web using the built-in Safari browser.
  • Figure out where you are with the iPhone’s location services.
  • Fix common problems, and learn what to do if you can’t fix them yourself.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321647245
  • Publisher: Peachpit Press
  • Publication date: 9/16/2009
  • Series: Pearson Pocket Guide Series
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 295
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Christopher Breen has been writing about music and technology since the mid 1980s. Contributor to such publications as Macworld and PC World, he pens Macworld's popular troubleshooting column, "Mac 911." Christopher Breen has written several other books, including the best-selling The iPod & iTunes Pocket Guide and Secrets of the iPod & iTun es.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Meet the iPhone . . . . . 1
iPod, Phone, Internet Device, and More . . . . . . . 3
Boxed In . . . . . 5
On the Face of It . . . . 8
Applications . . . . . . . 14
Housekeeping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Full Gestures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22
Multitasking . . . . . . 25
Entering and Editing Text . . . . . . . . . 27

Chapter 2: Setup, Sync, and Settings . . . . 33
Setting up the iPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Tabtastic . . . . . . . 36
Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61

Chapter 3: Phone and Messaging . . . . . . . 81
Calling All Callers . . . . . . . . . 82
Exploring In-Call Options . . . . . . . . . 87
Managing Your Calling Plan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93
Working with Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101
Sending Them Messages . . . . . . . . . 109

Chapter 4: Mail and Calendar . . . . . . . . . . 119
Using Mail . . . . . . . . . . . . 120
Sending and Receiving Mail . . . . . . . . . . 136
Using Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153

Chapter 5: Safari . . . . . 161
Importing Bookmarks . . . . . . . . 161
Surfin’ Safari . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162
Setting Safari . . . . . . . . . . 174

Chapter 6: iPhone As iPod . . . . . . . . . 177
Getting the Goods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178
Creating and Configuring Playlists . . . . 185
Using the iPod App . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 196
Applying iPod App Settings . . . . . . . 212
Managing Videos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 215

Chapter 7: The Stores . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 221
Prepare to Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 222
The iPhone’s iTunes Store . . . . . . . . . . 223
The App Store . . . . . 232
iBooks and the iBookstore . . . . . . . . . 239

Chapter 8: Photos, Camera, and YouTube . . . . . 249
You Ought to Be in Pictures . . . 250
Snapping Pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 259
All About Movies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 263
YouTube . . . . . . . . . . 269

Chapter 9: The Other Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275
Stocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 276
Maps . . . . . . 278
Weather . . . . . . . . . . . . 290
Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 291
Clock . . . . . . 293
Calculator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 296
Compass . . . . . . 297
Voice Memos . . . . . . . . . . 298

Chapter 10: Tips and Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 301
Getting Tipsy . . . . . 302
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . 313

Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 320

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  • Posted January 16, 2010

    Easy to carry in my purse and read

    Just like the book says, if should have come with the iPhone. It has taught me several tricks that I would have never figured out or even tried.

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  • Posted September 12, 2009

    IPhone Pocket Book

    I am really enjoying this book, it is certainly very helpful in explaining the operation of my Iphone.

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  • Posted August 4, 2009

    Good Book

    I was interested in switching from a Blackberry to an iPhone and needed to know all the ins and outs before I switched, and this was very helpful.

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