iPhone - The Missing Manual, 5th Edition

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Overview

With the iOS5 software and the new iPhone 4S device, Apple has another world-class hit 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 the latest edition of his witty, crystal-clear, colorful guide: the world's most popular iPhone book.

  • Use it as a phone. Learn the basics as well as time-saving tricks and tips for contact searching by voice, texting, and more.
  • Manage your stuff in the cloud. Sync and back up your contacts and media across all of your devices with iCloud.
  • Get things done. Ask Siri to send reminders, place calls, and more.
  • Master notifications. Use the Notification Center to find missed messages, calendar invitations, friend requests, and more.
  • Connect with other iPhone owners. Send unlimited iMessages to friends, family, and colleagues who are also running iOS5.
  • Treat it as an iPod. Master the ins and outs of iTunes, and listen to music, upload and view photos, and fill the iPhone with TV shows and movies.
  • Take the iPhone online. Make the most of your online experience to browse the Web, read and compose email, use social networks, or send photos and audio files.
  • Go beyond the iPhone. Learn how to use the App Store, and how to multitask between your apps, organize them in folders, and read ebooks in iBooks.

    Whether you have a brand-new iPhone or want to update an earlier model with the iOS5 software, this beautiful full-color book is the best, most objective resource available.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449301774
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/29/2011
  • Edition description: Fifth Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 544
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.10 (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 the Carriers;
About This Book;
Part 1: The iPhone as Phone;
Chapter 1: The Guided Tour;
1.1 Sleep Switch (On/Off);
1.2 Home Button;
1.3 Screen;
1.4 Cameras and Flash;
1.5 Sensors;
1.6 Headphone Jack;
1.7 Silencer Switch, Volume Keys;
1.8 SIM Card Slot;
1.9 Microphone, Speakerphone, Connector;
1.10 Antenna Band;
1.11 In the Box;
1.12 Seven Basic Finger Techniques;
1.13 Charging the iPhone;
1.14 Battery Life Tips;
1.15 The Home Screen;
1.16 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 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 The Contacts List;
3.5 The Keypad;
3.6 Answering Calls;
3.7 Fun with Phone Calls;
3.8 FaceTime;
Chapter 4: Speech Recognition—and Siri;
4.1 Voice Control (iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4);
4.2 iPhone 4S: Speak to Type;
4.3 iPhone 4S: Siri;
4.4 Advanced Siri;
Chapter 5: Voicemail, Texting & Other Phone Tricks;
5.1 Visual Voicemail;
5.2 Text Messages (SMS);
5.3 iMessages;
5.4 More Free Text Messages;
5.5 Chat Programs;
5.6 Call Waiting;
5.7 Call Forwarding;
5.8 Caller ID;
5.9 Bluetooth Earpieces and Car Kits;
5.10 Custom Ringtones;
5.11 GarageBand Ringtones;
5.12 Talking Buttons—and Accessibility;
Part 2: Pix, Flix & Apps;
Chapter 6: The iPhone as iPod;
6.1 List Land;
6.2 Playlists;
6.3 Genius;
6.4 Artists, Songs, Albums…;
6.5 Cover Flow;
6.6 The Now Playing Screen (Music);
6.7 Controlling Playback (Music);
6.8 Multi(music)tasking;
6.9 Bluetooth Stereo Headphones;
6.10 Familiar iPod Features;
6.11 The iTunes Store;
6.12 The Videos App;
Chapter 7: Taking Photos, Shooting Video;
7.1 Taking Still Photos;
7.2 Recording Video;
7.3 Capturing the Screen;
7.4 Photo Stream;
7.5 Opening Photos;
7.6 Editing Photos;
7.7 Printing Photos;
7.8 Photo Wallpaper;
7.9 Three Ways to Send Photos or Videos;
7.10 Headshots for Contacts;
7.11 Geotagging;
Chapter 8: All About Apps;
8.1 Welcome to App Heaven;
8.2 Two Ways to the App Store;
8.3 Organizing Your Apps;
8.4 Folders;
8.5 App Preferences;
8.6 App Updates;
8.7 How to Find Good Apps;
8.8 Multitasking;
8.9 AirPrint: Printing from the Phone;
8.10 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 Reminders;
9.12 Stocks;
9.13 Voice Memos;
9.14 Weather;
9.15 YouTube;
Part 3: The iPhone Online;
Chapter 10: Getting Online;
10.1 A Tale of Three Networks;
10.2 Sequence of Connections;
10.3 The List of Hotspots;
10.4 Commercial Hotspots;
10.5 How to Turn Off 3G (AT&T iPhones);
10.6 Airplane Mode and WiFi Off Mode;
10.7 Personal Hotspot (Tethering);
10.8 Twitter;
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 Audio and Video on the Web;
11.15 RSS: The Missing Manual;
11.16 Web Security;
11.17 Web Applications;
Chapter 12: Email;
12.1 Setting Up Your Account;
12.2 The “Two-Mailbox Problem”;
12.3 Downloading Mail;
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 Notifications;
16.5 Location Services;
16.6 Sounds;
16.7 Brightness;
16.8 Wallpaper;
16.9 General;
16.10 iCloud;
16.11 Mail, Contacts, Calendars;
16.12 Twitter;
16.13 Phone;
16.14 FaceTime;
16.15 Safari;
16.16 Messages;
16.17 Music;
16.18 Video;
16.19 Photos;
16.20 Notes;
16.21 Store;
16.22 App Preferences;
Part 5: Appendixes;
Signup and Setup;
Buying a New iPhone;
A New iPhone: “PC-Free” Setup;
Upgrading an Older iPhone to iOS 5;
Software Updates;
Accessorizing the iPhone;
Proper Shopping for the iPhone;
Protecting Your iPhone;
Making the iPhone Heard;
Power to the iPhone;
Health & Fitness;
Snap-On Accessories;
Video Output;
iPod Accessories;
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;

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  • Posted March 28, 2012

    The Best manual

    The information in this book helped me to learn how to use my iPhone. It is written in a way that you can understand (not in geek speak). I was able to set up and use my iPhone to its highest
    potential for me.

    I have recommended this book to friends and accuaintances that I met at a free instruction class. Most of what the instructor showed us I had already learned, set up and was using my iPhone before the class. I also bought his "missing manuals" for my iPod and iPad with the same satisfying results.

    I highly recomment to everyone.

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