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Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPhone images that show you exactly what to do.

Help when you run into iPhone problems or limitations.

Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your iPhone.

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPhone working just the way you want. The tasks include how to:

• Connect to the Internet, Bluetooth devices, Wi-Fi networks, and other ...

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Overview

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPhone images that show you exactly what to do.

Help when you run into iPhone problems or limitations.

Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your iPhone.

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPhone working just the way you want. The tasks include how to:

• Connect to the Internet, Bluetooth devices, Wi-Fi networks, and other iPhones, iPods, and iPads

• Use Siri to get information, write texts and emails, set reminders/appointments, and more just by speaking to your iPhone 4S and newer

• Customize your iPhone with folders, wallpaper, ringtones, and much more

• Configure and sync your information, and efficiently manage contacts, reminders, and calendars

• Communicate via FaceTime videoconferences, conference calls, text, email, and more

• Make the most of Safari to browse the Web and Mail to manage all of your email from one inbox

• Listen to music, subscribe to podcasts, and watch video–including movies and TV shows

• Capture and edit photos and video

• Use your photos in slideshows, for wallpaper, and your contacts or share them via email, Cloud, and texts ; use PhotoStream to automatically save and share your photos

• Find, download, install, and use awesome iPhone apps

• Take advantage of iCloud to keep your content and information in sync on all your devices

BONUS MATERIAL: Download a bonus chapter titled, "Using Cool iPhone Apps," as well as additional tasks and other helpful information on this book’s website at quepublishing.com/myiphone5.

CATEGORY: Apple Digital Media

COVERS: Apple iPhone

USER LEVEL: Beginning-Intermediate

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789748515
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 10/25/2012
  • Series: My...
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 683
  • Sales rank: 598,200
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Brad Miser has written extensively about technology, with his favorite topics

being the amazing “i” devices, especially the iPhone and iPod touch, that

make it possible to take our lives with us while we are on the move. In addition

to My iPhone, 6th Edition, Brad has written many other books, including

My iPod touch, 3rd Edition; Sams Teach Yourself Mac OS X Lion; Sams Teach

Yourself iTunes 10 in 10 Minutes; and Sams Teach Yourself iCloud in 10 Minutes.

He has also been an author, development editor, or technical editor for more

than 50 other titles.

Brad is or has been a sales support specialist, the director of product and customer

services, and the manager of education and support services for several

software development companies. Previously, he was the lead proposal

specialist for an aircraft engine manufacturer, a development editor for a

computer book publisher, and a civilian aviation test officer/engineer for the

U.S. Army. Brad holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering

from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo and has

received advanced education in maintainability engineering, business, and

other topics.

In addition to his passion for silicon-based technology, Brad likes to ride his

steel-based technology, aka, a motorcycle, whenever and wherever possible.

He is also active building and flying radio-controlled aircraft.

Originally from California, Brad now lives in Brownsburg, Indiana, with

his wife Amy; their three daughters, Jill, Emily, and Grace; a rabbit; and a

sometimes-inside cat.

Brad would love to hear about your experiences with this book (the good, the

bad, and the ugly). You can write to him at bradmiser@me.com.

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Table of Contents

1 Getting Started with Your iPhone 3

Touring Your iPhone ...........3

Getting to Know the iPhone’s External Features ......................4

Knowing Why It’s Called a Multi-Touch Interface ....................5

Using Siri (iPhone 4S and Newer) ...........27

Preparing iTunes ..............34

Downloading and Installing iTunes on a Windows PC .....35

Updating iTunes on a Windows PC or a Mac ............36

Obtaining and Signing In to an iTunes Store Account .....36

Preparing iCloud .............38

Obtaining an iCloud Account ...........39

Configuring iCloud on a Windows PC ...........39

Configuring iCloud on a Mac ............41

2 Connecting to the Internet, Bluetooth Devices, and iPhones/iPods/iPads 43

Connecting an iPhone to the Internet ...........44

Connecting to an Open Wi-Fi Network ..... 44

Connecting to a Commercial Wi-Fi Network .......49

Connecting to a Closed Wi-Fi Network ........50

Changing Wi-Fi Networks .........52

Forgetting Wi-Fi Networks ..............53

Connecting to the Internet via a Cellular Data Network .........55

Connecting to Other Devices Using Bluetooth ...............................62

Connecting to Other iPhones, iPod touches, and iPads..64

3 Moving Audio, Video, Books, and Photos onto Your iPhone 67

Using iTunes to Add Audio, Video, and Books onto an iPhone.....69

Importing Audio CDs to the iTunes Library ........69

Purchasing Content from the iTunes Store .........72

Renting Movies from the iTunes Store ..............77

Subscribing to Podcasts in the iTunes Store ..........79

Building Music Playlists ............81

Building Smart Playlists ............84

Moving Audio and Video from the iTunes Library onto an iPhone........87

Using iTunes to Add Books to Your iPhone ..... 101

Adding Books to Your iTunes Library ....... 101

Moving Books onto an iPhone ...... 103

Using iTunes to Add Photos to Your iPhone ........... 104

Moving Photos from a Windows PC onto an iPhone ..... 104

Moving Photos from a Mac to an iPhone ........... 106

Using the iTunes App to Add Audio and Video to an iPhone........ 108

Using the iBooks App to Add Books to an iPhone ..... 115

Using iCloud to Add Content to Your iPhone ....... 121

Setting Store Preferences on Your iPhone......... 121

Downloading Content You Purchased Previously ............. 123

Using iTunes Match to Add Content to Your iPhone ...... 125

Configuring iTunes Match on Your iPhone ........... 126

4 Configuring and Synchronizing Information on an iPhone 129

Syncing Information with iTunes ............... 130

Using iTunes to Sync Information on Macs ......... 131

Using iTunes to Sync Information on Windows PCs ........ 136

Syncing Information with iCloud ....... 139

Syncing Information with Exchange.......... 147

5 Managing Contacts 155

Configuring How Contacts Display on an iPhone ..... 156

Creating New Contacts While Using an iPhone........... 159

Creating a Contact from an Email .............. 160

Creating a Contact from a Map ............... 162

Creating Contacts on an iPhone Manually ........... 164

Using Contacts on an iPhone .............. 176

Using the Contacts App ............... 176

Using Contact Information in Other Applications ............ 180

Changing or Deleting Contacts ............ 181

Changing, Adding, or Removing Information for an Existing Contact Manually ..... 182

Deleting Contacts Manually ............. 184

6 Making, Receiving, and Managing Calls 187

Configuring Phone Settings .............. 188

Customizing Your Ringtones........... 188

Buying Ringtones Using the iTunes App ....... 188

Syncing Ringtones and Alert Tones......... 193

Setting Phone Sounds ............ 194

Configuring Phone Settings ....... 198

Other Phone Settings ................ 201

Configuring FaceTime Settings ...... 202

Making Calls .............. 204

Dialing with the Keypad ...... 205

Dialing with Contacts ............ 206

Dialing with Favorites ........... 207

Dialing with Recents .......... 208

Managing In-Process Calls ......... 210

Entering Numbers During a Call ........... 211

Making Conference Calls ........... 212

Doing Something Else During a Call ........... 216

Receiving Calls ............... 216

Answering Calls ......... 217

Answering Calls When You’re Already on a Call ......... 220

Managing Calls ................ 221

Clearing Recent Calls ............ 221

Adding Caller Information to Favorites .... 223

Using the iPhone’s Headset for Calls ........ 224

Making Calls with Siri (iPhone 4S and Newer) ...... 225

Using Visual Voicemail ................ 226

Recording a Greeting .......... 226

Listening to and Managing Voicemails .......... 229

Finding and Listening to Voicemails .......... 230

Deleting Voicemails .............. 232

Listening to and Managing Deleted Voicemails ..... 233

Returning Calls ............... 234

Changing Your Voicemail Password ............ 234

Getting Some FaceTime (iPhone 4 and Newer) ......... 236

Making a FaceTime Call.............. 236

Accepting a FaceTime Call .................. 241

7 Emailing 243

Configuring Email Accounts on an iPhone ............ 243

Configuring Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, AOL, or Hotmail Email Accounts on an iPhone Manually . 245

Configuring Other Email Accounts on an iPhone Manually... 247

Performing Advanced Configuration of Email Accounts on an iPhone...... 249

Configuring General Email Settings ........... 255

Configuring How Email Is Retrieved ........... 255

Configuring Global Email Settings ............ 258

Managing Email Accounts ........... 265

Changing Email Account Configurations ...... 265

Deleting Email Accounts ......... 267

Working with Email .............. 268

Receiving and Reading Email........... 269

Sending Email ......... 278

Replying to Email ....... 282

Forwarding Email ....... 284

Managing Email ............ 287

Working with VIPs ....... 297

Emailing with Siri (iPhone 4S or Newer) ... 298

Composing New Email Messages with Siri ........... 299

Replying to Emails with Siri ........... 301

Dictating into Messages You Are Writing .......... 302

8 Texting 307

Configuring Messages ...................... 308

Configuring the Text Tone and Vibration ......... 308

Configuring iMessage and Text Settings ............... 310

Sending Text Messages ............ 314

Receiving and Replying to Text Messages ..... 320

Working with Messages Notifications .......... 320

Responding to Messages .................. 323

Working with Text Messages ........... 325

Conversing in Text ............... 325

Including Images and Video in Text Conversations ...... 328

Using Photos or Videos You Receive ........... 331

Deleting Messages ............. 331

Deleting a Conversation ................... 333

Texting with Siri (iPhone 4S or Newer) ......... 333

Having Text Messages Read to You ...... 334

Replying to Text Messages with Siri .......... 335

Sending New Text Messages with Siri .......... 336

9 Managing Calendars and Time 341

Configuring an iPhone’s Calendar, Date, and Time Settings... 341

Setting Time and Date Settings .......... 342

Configuring Calendar Settings .......... 346

Configuring Reminders ...... 352

Working with Calendars ............ 354

Viewing Calendars........ 355

Adding Events to a Calendar Manually .......... 361

Adding Events to the Calendar by Accepting Invitations ... 372

Working with Event Alarms .......... 376

Working with Reminders .......... 376

Creating Reminders ........... 377

Managing Reminders ........ 384

Using the Clock App .................. 387

Using Siri to Manage Calendars and Time (iPhone 4S or Newer) .... 394

Using Siri to Create Events ............. 394

Using Siri to Create Reminders ............. 397

10 Surfing the Web 403

Configuring Safari Settings .............. 404

Browsing the Web on an iPhone ..... 410

Moving to Websites via Bookmarks ........... 411

Moving to Websites by Typing a URL ........... 413

Viewing Websites ...................... 415

Searching the Web ..................... 418

Returning to Previous Websites ............... 420

Saving and Organizing Bookmarks ................... 422

Creating a Bookmark on the Home Screen ........ 430

Emailing a Link to a Web Page ....... 432

Tweeting a Web Page ............. 434

Completing Web Forms ........ 436

Signing In Automatically .............. 438

Opening and Managing Multiple Web Pages at the Same Time .... 439

Using Safari’s Reading List ................ 442

11 Listening to Music, Podcasts, and Other Audio 447

Finding and Listening to Music ....... 447

Using the Cover Flow Browser to Find and Play Music ... 448

Using Playlists to Find Music............ 451

Using Artists to Find Music ......... 453

Using the More Menu to Find Music ............... 458

Searching for Music ............ 459

Using Shared Sources to Find Music ............ 461

Letting the Genius Find Music for You......... 463

Finding Music by Shuffling........................... 467

Finding Music with Siri (iPhone 4S or newer) ......... 468

Playing Music ................ 470

Streaming Music with AirPlay ............. 472

Controlling Audio Content Quickly ......... 474

Controlling Audio When the iPhone Is Locked ....... 475

Controlling Audio When You Do Something Else ........ 476

Listening to Podcasts .................. 477

Customizing Your iPhone for Audio .......... 481

Configuring the Music Toolbar ............ 482

Configuring Your iPhone’s Music Settings ............ 483

Listening to Music with iTunes Match ......... 486

12 Watching Movies, TV Shows, and Other Video 491

Finding and Watching Video .............. 491

Finding Video .......... 492

Watching Video .................. 494

Watching Rented Video .............. 497

Watching Video Podcasts ....... 499

Shared Video ............ 500

Deleting Video ................ 502

Configuring iPhone’s Video Settings .......... 503

13 Working with Photos and Video 507

Taking Photos with Your iPhone............. 508

Taking Photos with the Camera App .......... 508

Taking Photos Quickly ............. 512

Taking Panoramic Photos ............. 513

Taking Video with an iPhone ........ 515

Viewing, Editing, and Working with Photos on an iPhone .... 516

Configuring Photo Settings ........ 517

Viewing Photos Individually .......... 519

Viewing Photos as a Slideshow ............. 525

Editing Photos ........... 528

Deleting Photos or Video from an iPhone .......... 533

Working with Photos ............ 534

Emailing Multiple Photos ............. 534

Assigning a Photo to a Contact.................... 537

Using Photos as Wallpaper ................. 538

Viewing, Editing, and Working with Video ........... 540

Watching Video ............ 540

Editing Video ................ 541

Sharing Video ....... 542

Moving Photos from Your iPhone to a Computer ........ 545

Moving Photos from an iPhone to a Windows PC ....... 545

Moving Photos from an iPhone to a Mac ........ 546

Working with Photo Stream ............. 547

Working with Your Photo Stream Photos on Your iPhone... 547

Saving Photo Stream Photos on Your iPhone .......... 548

Sharing Your Photo Streams ........... 550

Working with Photo Streams Shared with You ... 553

14 Installing and Maintaining iPhone Apps 557

Using iTunes to Find and Install iPhone Apps....... 558

Downloading Apps from the iTunes Store ........... 558

Moving Apps from an iTunes Library onto Your iPhone.. 561

Using the App Store App to Find and Install iPhone Apps........ 563

Maintaining iPhone Apps ........ 571

15 Customizing Your iPhone 577

Customizing Your Home Screens .......... 578

Using the iPhone to Customize Your Home Screens ...... 578

Using iTunes to Customize Your Home Screens ........ 584

Accessing iPhone Settings ....... 588

Using Airplane Mode ........ 589

Configuring and Working with Notifications ........ 590

Configuring Notifications .......... 592

Configuring General Notification Settings ......... 595

Configuring an App’s Notification Settings .......... 597

Configuring General Sound Settings ........... 601

Setting Screen Brightness .............. 602

Setting Wallpaper ............... 603

Configuring Other General Settings ............... 605

Getting Information about an iPhone .... 605

Configuring Location Services ........... 609

Securing Your iPhone .................. 612

Configuring Search Options... 630

Configuring the Keyboard .......... 631

Configuring Siri (iPhone 4S and Newer) ...... 633

16 Maintaining an iPhone and Solving Problems 639

Maintaining an iPhone .............. 639

Maintaining iTunes .................. 640

Maintaining an iPhone’s Software with the Settings App ...... 643

Maintaining an iPhone’s Software with iTunes ....... 644

Maintaining an iPhone’s Power .......... 645

Solving iPhone Problems .......... 646

Restarting Your iPhone ............... 646

Restarting the Computer and iTunes............ 647

Resetting Your iPhone ................... 647

Restoring an iPhone ............ 650

Finding a Missing App ........ 653

Making the iPhone Rotate Again .......... 655

Reinstalling iTunes ......................... 656

Making the Battery Last Longer ......... 656

Dealing with a Failed Home Button ........ 658

Getting Help with iPhone Problems ............... 660

TOC, 10/1/1012, 9780789748515

Download a bonus chapter titled, " Using Cool iPhone Apps," as well as additional tasks and other helpful information on this book's website at quepublishing.com/myiphone5.

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Preface

Prologue : Getting Started with iPhone

The good news is that getting started with an iPhone is a simple, painless process. You've got your hands on one, so it's time to get going.

Preparing iTunes

Before you can use the iPhone, you have to download and install iTunes on your computer or make sure that if you are using the most current version if it's already installed. To get started, jump into any of the following sections that apply to your particular situation.

Downloading and Installing iTunes on a Windows PC
  1. Open a web browser.

  2. Move to http://www.apple.com/itunes.

  3. Click the Download iTunes button. You move to the Download iTunes screen.

  4. Uncheck the two check boxes.

  5. Click Download iTunes Free. The installer application starts.

  6. Follow the onscreen instructions to install iTunes.

Mac Installation Section Missing? - If you happen to be wondering why there isn't a section on installing iTunes on a Mac, it's because Macs come with iTunes pre-installed. If you weren't wondering, never mind.

Updating iTunes
  1. Open iTunes.

  2. On a Windows PC, choose Help, Check for Updates. On a Mac, choose iTunes, Check for Updates. The application checks your version of iTunes against the current version.

  3. If you are using the current version, click OK to clear the dialog telling you so. If you aren't using the current version, you're prompted to download and install it. Follow the onscreen instructions to download and install the newerversion.

Obtaining and Signing in to an iTunes Store Account
  1. Open iTunes.

  2. Click iTunes Store. You connect to the Internet and move into the iTunes Store.

  3. Click Sign In. The Sign In dialog appears.

  4. Already Logged In? - If you see an Apple ID instead of the Sign In button, iTunes is already logged into an iTunes Store account. If the account is yours, skip the rest of these steps. If the account isn't yours, click the account shown and click Sign Out so that you can create or sign in to your own account.

  5. Click Create New Account. You move to the first screen in the account creation process.

  6. Read the information and follow the onscreen instructions to create an Apple ID. After you complete the steps, you receive your Apple ID and password.

Got iTunes Store Account? - You can log in to an existing iTunes Store account by entering your Apple ID and password and then clicking Sign In. Skip the rest of these steps.

Installing and Activating iPhone

Get ready for this part of the process by taking all the goodies out of iPhone's box. For now, you'll need the phone, the USB-to-Dock cable, and the Dock. Take all the protective plastic off each item.

  1. Connect the USB end of the cable to an available USB port on your computer.

  2. Connect the other end of the cable to the Dock.

  3. Gently place the iPhone into the Dock by sliding its bottom into the Dock until it connects. When it connects, you see the Apple logo on the iPhone as it starts up. The Activation screen appears briefly, iTunes becomes active on your computer, and your iPhone appears on the iTunes Source list and in the Content pane.

  4. Click Continue. You see the AT&T account screen prompting you to choose whether you are a new or existing AT&T customer. If you are a new customer, you have to create an account with AT&T and activate one or more iPhones. If you already have an AT&T account, you can replace your current account with iPhone or add it as a new line. For simplicity's sake, the rest of these steps assume that you are a new customer and are activating one iPhone. The other scenarios work out the same way—just read and follow the onscreen instructions.

  5. Select the AT&T account option applicable to you.

  6. Click Continue. What you see depends on the option you selected; the rest of these steps assume that you are new to AT&T and are activating a single iPhone. You move to the Transfer Your Mobile Number screen that enables you to move an existing number onto iPhone.

  7. Not So Fast - If other applications, such as iPhoto on a Mac, open when you connect the iPhone, quit them until you've activated the iPhone.

  8. If you want to move an existing number onto the iPhone, complete the form. If you want a new number, leave the form empty. Click Continue.

  9. If you choose to move an existing number onto the iPhone, the activation process can take up to six hours. The rest of these steps assume that you are putting a new number on the iPhone.

    You see the Select Your Monthly AT&T Plan screen. The plans you see depend on where you live, but the information should be self-explanatory. At press time, the differences between the plans were monthly cost versus talk time; all plans included unlimited data access.

    You can also add more text messages to your account if you need them. At press time, all accounts included 200 text messages per month.

  10. Select the plan and text message options you want and click Continue. You see the iTunes Account screen.

  11. Enter your Apple ID and Password and click Continue.

  12. Sooner or Later, You'll Need an Apple ID - If you didn't already create an Apple ID, leave the form blank and click Continue. You're led through the creation of an iTunes Store account, which you must have to activate an iPhone.

  13. Enter or confirm information as you are prompted, and click Continue. You see the Billing Information screen.

  14. Provide the required billing information and click Continue.

  15. If prompted to confirm your address, do so and click Continue. After you provided all necessary information, the terms and conditions screen appears.

  16. If you have hours to kill and are legally minded, read the terms and conditions; when you're done, check the check box and click Continue and then repeat the process with the next legal screen. You see the Review Your Information screen.

  17. If everything looks correct, click Continue. You see the activation processing screen on your computer and on your iPhone.

  18. When the process is complete, you see the Completing Activation screen. The most important bit of information on this screen is your new phone number.

    AT&T begins activating your iPhone. When it is active, you see the iPhone is activated screen on your iPhone.

  19. Click Continue. You see the Set Up Your iPhone screen.

  20. Enter a name for your iPhone in the Name field.

  21. If you want your calendars, contacts, email accounts, and so on to sync, leave the check box checked.

  22. Click Done. iTunes moves the information from your computer onto iPhone. You see the sync progress screens on your computer and on iPhone.

  23. After iPhone is active, set up, and in sync, you can start using all its great features. You'll want to start by learning to use its cell phone features, moving iTunes music and video onto it, syncing podcasts, and so on. And that's where the rest of this book comes in.

iPhone Memory Not Unlimited - If you leave the check box checked in step 16, it is likely that not all information will fit onto iPhone unless your iTunes Library is fairly small. If all the content can't be moved onto iPhone, you see prompts explaining this and suggesting what you can do to complete the sync. (Sync is the action of moving data between iPhone and computers.) Just follow the onscreen instructions to complete the sync process. Later in this book, you learn how to be selective about what moves to iPhone so that the data on iPhone is what you want.

Touring iPhone

Take a quick look at iPhone's physical controls and ports and learn how you move around its screens.

  • Ringer Off/On This switch determines whether iPhone rings when a call comes in. Slide it toward the front of iPhone to hear the ringer; a Bell icon appears on the screen to indicate the ringer is on. Slide it toward the back of iPhone to turn the ringer off; a red dot appears on the switch, and the bell with a line through it appears on iPhone's screen to indicate that the ringer is off.

  • Volume Press the upper part of the rocker switch to increase volume; press the lower part of the switch to decrease volume. The volume that is controlled depends on what you are doing. If iPhone isn't busy, its ringer volume is controlled. If you are listening to music or watching video, the volume of what you are listening to or watching is controlled. If you are talking on the phone, the volume of the call is controlled.

  • Dock Use this port to connect iPhone into its Dock or to connect the cable directly to iPhone.

  • Home Press this button to move to the all-important iPhone Home screen.

  • Wake/Sleep Press this to lock iPhone's controls and to turn off its screen. Press it again to start using iPhone. Note that if you are using iPhone to listen to music when you press this, the music keeps playing while iPhone is locked. You also use this button to turn iPhone off and turn it off again.

  • Headphones Plug iPhone's headphones into this port.

  • Camera iPhone's camera lens is located on its backside near the top.

When iPhone is locked and you press the Wake/Sleep button or the Home button, iPhone's screen activates, and you see the Unlock slider. Drag your finger to the right to unlock iPhone so that you can work with it. You move to the iPhone Home screen or to the last screen you were using.

In most cases, you should just put iPhone to sleep when you aren't using it instead of shutting it off. It doesn't use much power when it sleeps but will wake up quickly when you want to start using it again.

To change iPhone's volume, press the up or down volume buttons. An icon pops up to show you which volume you are changing and the relative volume setting. When the volume is set, release the volume button.

If you want to turn iPhone off, press and hold the Wake/Sleep button until the red slider appears on the screen. Drag the slider to the right to shut iPhone down.

To restart iPhone, press and hold the Wake/Sleep button until the Apple logo appears on the screen. In a moment, you see iPhone's Home screen, and it's ready for you to use again.

The Time Is Always Handy - If you use iPhone as a watch, the way I do, just press the Wake/Sleep button. The current time and date appear; if you don't unlock it, iPhone goes back to sleep.

Using This Book

This book has been designed to help you transform iPhone into your iPhone by helping you learn to use it easily and quickly. As you can tell, the book relies heavily on pictures to show you how iPhone works. It is also task-focused so that you can quickly learn the specific steps to follow to do all the cool things you can do with iPhone.

Using iPhone involves touching its screen with your fingers. When you need to press part of the screen, such as a button or keyboard, you see a callout with the step number pointing to where you need to press. When you need to drag or slide your finger along the screen, such as to browse lists, you see the following icon:

The directions you can drag are indicated with arrows.

To zoom in or zoom out on screens, you unpinch or pinch, respectively, your fingers on the screen. These motions are indicated by the following icons:

Because iTunes and iPhone work with both Windows computers and Macs, this book is designed for both platforms as well. When there are significant differences, such as applications you use to store photos, you see task sections devoted to each type of computer. You can safely skip over sections focused on a type of computer you don't use.


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  • Posted February 6, 2010

    Not practical

    This book is not that easy to understand. I thumbed through the David Pogue book later and wish I had purchased it instead.

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    Takes up a LOT of memory

    I like having this reference handy, however, when I purchased it, I did not realize the amount of memory space it used up. I now have it sitting in archives.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 23, 2010

    Great iPhone Book

    I think this is a great starting book and very informative. This book is great for all who would like to know more about their iPhone and it application or functions etc.... Truly a great book.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 13, 2009

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    easy to follow

    this book is easy to follow and very clear

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 30, 2009

    Buy this book before you take your iphone out of the box if you consider anything more than text messaging a challenge!

    I bought my iphone 3G and went right downstairs at the mall and bought this book! I have had no problem using my phone thanks to this book. It even has a section on using itunes for those of us unfamiliar with it. The index is very comprehensive and makes it easy to find what you are looking for. I've only had one instance where I couldn't find what I wanted to do(because I didn't know that at this time you can't send a photo in a text msg. on this ph). There are a lot of pictures to accompany the instructions and a lot of side bars with additional info. Easy to read and understand.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 26, 2009

    Good for the new user

    I had my iPhone 6 months before buying this book. I had not used any other manual before I bought it. Just through searching a little on Apple's web site and my own experimenting I had already knew much of what was in the book.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 9, 2009

    Helpful and Informative

    "My iPhone" by Brad Miser is a comprehensive, helpful and informative handbook for any iPhone user, no matter your level of mastery. The photos and illustrations, as well as the step-by-step how-tos, are wonderfully easy. This book increased my usage and enjoyment of my iPhone. I highly recommend it to other users!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 3, 2013

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 8, 2013

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 28, 2012

    King

    Woooooooooow- this book !!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 24, 2012

    To the comment 7 below me

    THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS IPHONE 6

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 8, 2012

    OMG THIS BOOK IS AN EPIC FAIL

    THIS BOOK SUCKS HARD

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted August 19, 2012

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    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 13, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    Good Information

    I used this book to help me max the use of my beloved iPhone. I still have it in my reference collection and let friends borrow it all the time.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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