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Get the most out of your new iPhone with this easy-to-read visual guide

If you want clear, practical, visual instructions on how to use your new iPhone, this is the book for you. With over 500 color illustrations plus easy-to-follow explanations, it gets you up and running by clearly showing you how to do everything. See how to access and download books, apps, music, and video, as well as send photos, sync with your other Apple devices, and ...

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Overview

Get the most out of your new iPhone with this easy-to-read visual guide

If you want clear, practical, visual instructions on how to use your new iPhone, this is the book for you. With over 500 color illustrations plus easy-to-follow explanations, it gets you up and running by clearly showing you how to do everything. See how to access and download books, apps, music, and video, as well as send photos, sync with your other Apple devices, and even edit movies on your phone!

  • Guides you through all the new features and capabilities of the cutting-edge iPhone and the latest version of the iOS
  • Shows you how to access and download books, apps, songs, and videos
  • Walks you through sending photos and e-mails, editing movies, and syncing with other Apple devices and services
  • Features 500 full-color screen shots to reinforce your visual learning of the mobile phone that is a worldwide phenomenon

Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone, 2nd Edition is the ultimate visual guide to your iPhone.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118352144
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/30/2012
  • Series: Teach Yourself VISUALLY (Tech) Series , #116
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 356,280
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Started with Your iPhone

Unbox the iPhone and Charge It 4

Turn On the iPhone and Meet the Hardware Controls 6

Download, Install, and Set Up iTunes 8

Authorize and Set Up Your iPhone Using iTunes 10

Choose Which Items to Sync 12

Sync Your iPhone with iTunes via Wi-Fi 16

Authorize and Set Up Your iPhone Using iCloud 18

Explore the iPhone’s User Interface and

Launch Apps 22

Use Notification Center 24

Chapter 2 Choosing Which Data to Sync

Sync Contacts with Your iPhone 28

Choose Which Calendars to Sync 30

Sync Mail Accounts with Your iPhone 32

Sync Bookmarks and Notes with Your iPhone 34

Put Photos on Your iPhone 36

Put Books, Audiobooks, and PDF Files on Your iPhone 38

Transfer Files to Your iPhone Using iTunes File Sharing 40

Chapter 3 Personalizing Your iPhone

Find the Settings You Need 44

Choose Which Apps Can Give Notifications 46

Choose Sounds Settings 48

Set Screen Brightness and Wallpaper Backgrounds 50

Choose Privacy and Location Settings 52

Configure Spotlight Search to Find What You Need 54

Choose Locking and Sleep Settings 56

Set Up and Use the Do Not Disturb Mode 58

Secure Your iPhone with a Passcode Lock 60

Configure Restrictions and Parental Controls 62

Choose Date, Time, and International Settings 64

Set Up Your Facebook and Twitter Accounts 66

Chapter 4 Working with Siri and Dictation

Give Commands with Siri 70

Dictate Text Using Siri 72

Gather and Share Information with Siri 74

Configure Siri to Work Your Way 76

Chapter 5 Setting Up Mail, Contacts, and Calendar

Set Up Your Mail Accounts 80

Control How the iPhone Displays Your E-Mail 82

Organize Your E-Mail Messages by Thread 84

Set Your Default E-Mail Account 86

Choose How Your iPhone Displays Your Contacts 87

Import Contacts from a SIM Card 88

Choose Alert Options for Calendar Events 89

Choose Your Default Calendar and Time Zone 90

Set Your Default Account for Notes 92

Chapter 6 Using Your iPhone to Make Calls

Make Phone Calls 96

Use the Headset to Make and Take Calls 98

Use a Wireless Headset or Car Kit 100

Mute a Call or Put a Call on Hold 101

Make a Conference Call 102

Save Time with Call Favorites and Recents 104

Set Up and Use Visual Voicemail 106

Send SMS and MMS Messages 108

Chat Face to Face Using FaceTime 110

Share Contacts via E-Mail and Messages 112

Chapter 7 Networking with Cellular and Wi-Fi

Turn Cellular and Wi-Fi Access On and Off 116

Monitor Your Cellular Network Usage 117

Connect Your iPhone to a Different Carrier 118

Turn Data Roaming On or Off 119

Connect Bluetooth Devices to Your iPhone120

Share Your iPhone’s Internet Access Using

Personal Hotspot 122

Connect to Wi-Fi Networks 126

Log In to Wi-Fi Hotspots 128

Chapter 8 Working with Apps

Customize the Home Screen 132

Organize Apps with Folders 134

Switch Quickly from One App to Another 136

Find the Apps You Need on the App Store 138

Update and Remove Apps 140

Install an App Provided by an Administrator 142

Chapter 9 Browsing the Web and Sending E-Mail

Browse the Web with Safari 146

Access Websites Quickly with Your Bookmarks 148

Create Bookmarks and Share Web Pages 150

Configure Your Default Search Engine 152

Fill in Forms Quickly with AutoFill 154

Tighten Up Safari’s Security 156

Read Your E-Mail Messages 158

Reply To or Forward an E-Mail Message 160

Organize Your Messages in Mailbox Folders 162

Write and Send E-Mail Messages 164

View Files Attached to Incoming E-Mail Messages 166

Search for E-Mail Messages 168

Chapter 10 Working with Contacts and Calendars

Browse or Search for Contacts 172

Create a New Contact 174

Share Contacts via E-Mail and MMS 176

Browse Existing Events in Your Calendars 178

Create New Events in Your Calendars 180

Work with Calendar Invitations 182

Keep Track of Your Commitments with Reminders 184

Keep Essential Documents at Hand with Passbook 188

Chapter 11 Playing Music and Videos

Play Back Music Using the Music App 192

Play Back Videos Using the Videos App 194

Create a Playlist with the Music App 196

Customize the Music App’s Interface 198

Use Podcasts and iTunes U 200

Shop for Music and Video at the iTunes Store 202

Chapter 12 Working with Photos and Books

Browse Your Photos Using Events, Faces, and Places 206

Share Your Photos with Your Computers and

iOS Devices Using Photo Stream 210

Share Photo Streams with Other People 212

Share Photos via E-Mail and Messaging 214

Play Slide Shows of Your Photos 216

Play Photos from Your iPhone on a TV 218

Read Digital Books with iBooks 220

Browse and Buy Digital Books with iBooks 222

Add PDF Files to iBooks and Read Them 224

Chapter 13 Using Apps, Facebook, and Twitter

Find Your Location with Maps’ GPS and Compass 228

Find Directions with the Maps App 230

Explore with 3D Flyovers 232

Use Maps’ Bookmarks and Contacts 234

Share a Location via E-Mail and Instant Messaging 236

Track Stock Prices with the Stocks App 238

Use Calculator, Voice Memos, Stopwatch, Timer, and Newsstand 240

Set Up the Clock App with Multiple Time Zones 242

Set Alarms 244

Look Up Forecasts in Weather 246

Share Your Updates Using Twitter 248

Post Updates on Facebook 250

Chapter 14 Taking Photos and Videos

Take Photos with the Camera App 254

Take HDR Photos and Panorama Photos and Use the Grid 256

Capture Video 258

Edit with the Trim Feature 260

Share Your Photos and Videos 262

Create Movies Using Apple’s iMovie App 264

Chapter 15 Advanced Features and Troubleshooting

Install Configuration Profiles on Your iPhone 270

Connect to a Network via VPN 272

Connect Your iPhone to Exchange Server 274

Use VoiceOver to Identify Items On-Screen 276

Use Other Accessibility Features 278

Update Your iPhone’s Software 280

Extend Your iPhone’s Runtime on the Battery 282

Back Up and Restore Your iPhone’s Data and Settings with Your Computer 284

Back Up and Restore Your iPhone’s Data and Settings with iCloud 286

Reset Your Network, Dictionary, and Home Screen Settings 288

Restore Your iPhone to Factory Settings 290

Troubleshoot Wi-Fi Connections 292

Troubleshoot iTunes Sync Problems 294

Locate Your iPhone with Find My iPhone 296

Index 300

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