iPhone - The Missing Manual, 6th Edition

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With the iOS 6 software and the new iPhone 5, Apple has two world-class hits on its hands. This sleek, highly refined pocket computer comes with everything—cellphone, iPod, Internet, camcorder—except a printed manual. Fortunately, David Pogue is back with this expanded edition of his witty, full-color guide: the world’s most popular iPhone book.

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Overview

With the iOS 6 software and the new iPhone 5, Apple has two world-class hits on its hands. This sleek, highly refined pocket computer comes with everything—cellphone, iPod, Internet, camcorder—except a printed manual. Fortunately, David Pogue is back with this expanded edition of his witty, full-color guide: the world’s most popular iPhone book.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • The iPhone 5. This book unearths all the secrets of the newest iPhone. Taller screen, faster chip, 4G LTE Internet, thinner than ever.
  • The iOS 6 software. Older iPhones gain Do Not Disturb, the new Maps app, shared Photo Streams, camera panoramas, smarter Siri, and about 197 more new features. It’s all here.
  • The apps. That catalog of 750,000 add-on programs makes the iPhone’s phone features almost secondary. Now you’ll know how to find, manage, and exploit those apps.

The iPhone may be the world’s coolest computer, but it’s still a computer, with all of a computer’s complexities. iPhone: The Missing Manual is a funny, gorgeously illustrated guide to the tips, shortcuts, and workarounds that will turn you, too, into an iPhone addict.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449316488
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/5/2012
  • Edition description: Sixth Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 552
  • Sales rank: 386,687
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

David Pogue, Yale '85, is the weekly personal-technology columnist for the New York Times and an Emmy award-winning tech correspondent for CBS News. His funny tech videos appear weekly on CNBC. And with 3 million books in print, he is also one of the world's bestselling how- to authors. In 1999, he launched his own series of amusing, practical, and user-friendly computer books called Missing Manuals, which now includes 100 titles.

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Table of Contents

The Missing Credits;
Acknowledgments;
The Missing Manual Series;
Introduction;
About the iPhone;
About This Book;
What’s New in the iPhone 5;
What’s New in iOS 6;
Part 1: The iPhone as Phone;
Chapter 1: The Guided Tour;
1.1 Sleep Switch (On/Off);
1.2 Home Button;
1.3 Silencer Switch, Volume Keys;
1.4 Screen;
1.5 Cameras and Flash;
1.6 Sensors;
1.7 SIM Card Slot;
1.8 Headphone Jack;
1.9 Microphone, Speakerphone;
1.10 The Charge/Sync Connector;
1.11 Antenna Band;
1.12 In the Box;
1.13 Seven Basic Finger Techniques;
1.14 Charging the iPhone;
1.15 Battery Life Tips;
1.16 The Home Screen;
1.17 Notifications;
Chapter 2: Typing, Editing & Searching;
2.1 The Keyboard;
2.2 Connecting a Real Keyboard;
2.3 Cut, Copy, Paste;
2.4 The Definitions Dictionary;
2.5 Speak!;
2.6 Spotlight: Global Search;
Chapter 3: Phone Calls & FaceTime;
3.1 Dialing from the Phone App;
3.2 The Favorites List;
3.3 The Recents List;
3.4 Contacts;
3.5 The Keypad;
3.6 Answering Calls;
3.7 Not Answering Calls;
3.8 Do Not Disturb;
3.9 Fun with Phone Calls;
3.10 FaceTime;
Chapter 4: Speech Recognition—and Siri;
4.1 iPhone 4S and 5: Speak to Type;
4.2 Siri;
4.3 Advanced Siri;
4.4 Voice Control (iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4);
Chapter 5: Voicemail, Texting & Other Phone Tricks;
5.1 Visual Voicemail;
5.2 Text Messages (SMS);
5.3 iMessages;
5.4 Text Messages: Details and Misc.;
5.5 Free Text Messages;
5.6 Chat Programs;
5.7 Call Waiting;
5.8 Call Forwarding;
5.9 Caller ID;
5.10 Bluetooth Earpieces, Speakers, Car Kits;
5.11 Custom Ringtones;
5.12 Kiosk Mode, Large Type & Accessibility;
Part 2: Pix, Flix & Apps;
Chapter 6: The iPhone as iPod;
6.1 List Land;
6.2 Playlists;
6.3 Genius Playlists;
6.4 Artists, Songs, Albums…;
6.5 Cover Flow;
6.6 Playback Control: Now Playing;
6.7 Multi(music)tasking;
6.8 Bluetooth Speakers and Headphones;
6.9 Familiar iPod Features;
6.10 The iTunes Store;
6.11 The Videos App;
Chapter 7: Camera, Photos & Video;
7.1 Taking Still Photos;
7.2 Panoramas;
7.3 Opening Photos;
7.4 Editing Photos;
7.5 Nine Ways to Use Photos and Videos;
7.6 Photo Streams;
7.7 Shared Photo Streams;
7.8 Geotagging;
7.9 Recording Video;
7.10 Capturing the Screen;
Chapter 8: All About Apps;
8.1 Two Ways to the App Store;
8.2 Organizing Your Apps;
8.3 Folders;
8.4 App Preferences;
8.5 App Updates;
8.6 How to Find Good Apps;
8.7 Multitasking;
8.8 AirPrint: Printing from the Phone;
8.9 Troubleshooting Apps;
Chapter 9: The Built-In Apps;
9.1 Calculator;
9.2 Calendar;
9.3 Clock;
9.4 Compass;
9.5 Find My Friends;
9.6 Game Center;
9.7 iBooks;
9.8 Maps;
9.9 Newsstand;
9.10 Notes;
9.11 Passbook;
9.12 Reminders;
9.13 Stocks;
9.14 Voice Memos;
9.15 Weather;
9.16 YouTube;
Part 3: The iPhone Online;
Chapter 10: Getting Online;
10.1 A Tale of Two Connections;
10.2 Sequence of Connections;
10.3 The List of Hotspots;
10.4 Commercial Hotspots;
10.5 Airplane Mode and WiFi Off Mode;
10.6 Personal Hotspot (Tethering);
10.7 Twitter and Facebook;
Chapter 11: The Web;
11.1 Safari Tour;
11.2 Zooming and Scrolling;
11.3 The Address Bar;
11.4 Bookmarks;
11.5 The Reading List;
11.6 Web Clips;
11.7 The History List;
11.8 Tapping Links;
11.9 Saving Graphics;
11.10 AutoFill;
11.11 Searching the Web;
11.12 Manipulating Multiple Pages;
11.13 Reader;
11.14 Web Security;
Chapter 12: Email;
12.1 Setting Up Your Account;
12.2 Downloading Mail;
12.3 VIPs and Flagged Messages;
12.4 What to Do with a Message;
12.5 Writing Messages;
12.6 Surviving Email Overload;
Part 4: Connections;
Chapter 13: Syncing with iTunes;
13.1 The iTunes Window: What’s Where;
13.2 Five Ways to Get Music and Video;
13.3 Playlists;
13.4 Authorizing Computers;
13.5 TV, Movies, and Movie Rentals;
13.6 Automatic Syncing—with a Cable;
13.7 12 Tabs to Glory;
13.8 Info Tab (Contacts, Calendars, Settings);
13.9 The Apps Tab;
13.10 The Tones Tab;
13.11 The Music Tab;
13.12 The Movies and TV Shows Tabs;
13.13 The Podcasts and iTunes U Tabs;
13.14 The Books Tab;
13.15 The Photos Tab (Computer→iPhone);
13.16 One iPhone, Multiple Computers;
13.17 One Computer, Multiple iPhones;
13.18 One-Way Emergency Sync;
13.19 WiFi Sync;
13.20 Backing Up the iPhone;
Chapter 14: iCloud;
14.1 What iCloud Giveth;
14.2 iCloud Sync;
14.3 Photo Stream;
14.4 Find My iPhone;
14.5 Email;
14.6 Video, Music, Apps: Locker in the Sky;
14.7 iTunes Match;
14.8 The Price of Free;
Chapter 15: The Corporate iPhone;
15.1 The Perks;
15.2 Setup;
15.3 Exchange + Your Stuff;
15.4 A Word on Troubleshooting;
15.5 Virtual Private Networking (VPN);
Chapter 16: Settings;
16.1 Airplane Mode;
16.2 WiFi;
16.3 Carrier;
16.4 Bluetooth;
16.5 Personal Hotspot;
16.6 Do Not Disturb;
16.7 Notifications;
16.8 General;
16.9 Sounds;
16.10 Brightness & Wallpaper;
16.11 Privacy;
16.12 iCloud;
16.13 Mail, Contacts, Calendars;
16.14 Notes;
16.15 Reminders;
16.16 Phone;
16.17 Messages;
16.18 FaceTime;
16.19 Maps;
16.20 Safari;
16.21 iTunes & App Store;
16.22 Music;
16.23 Videos;
16.24 Photos & Camera;
16.25 iBooks;
16.26 Newsstand;
16.27 Twitter, Facebook;
16.28 App Preferences;
Part 5: Appendixes;
Signup & Setup;
Buying a New iPhone;
A New iPhone: “PC-Free” Setup;
Upgrading an Older iPhone to iOS 6;
Software Updates;
Accessorizing the iPhone;
Proper Shopping for the iPhone;
Protecting Your iPhone;
Making the iPhone Heard;
Power to the iPhone;
Health and Fitness;
Snap-On Accessories;
And the Rest;
Troubleshooting & Maintenance;
First Rule: Install the Updates;
Reset: Six Degrees of Desperation;
iPhone Doesn’t Turn On;
Doesn’t Show Up in iTunes;
Phone and Internet Problems;
Email Problems;
Problems that Aren’t Really Problems;
iPod Problems;
Warranty and Repair;
The Battery Replacement Program;
Where to Go from Here;
What the Critics Say;

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