iPhone 5: Visual QuickStart Guide

iPhone 5: Visual QuickStart Guide

by Lynn Beighley

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New Apple iPhone 5 users will want to start using their devices as soon as they get their hands on them and iPhone: Visual QuickStart Guide shows them how in a stunning full color layout. Lynn Beighley reveals the quickest way to learn iPhone 5 features. Everything is covered including the basics such as making calls and navigating through your music, TV shows, movies, and more. In addition, all the new features are covered including the improved iSight camera, Maps, and Siri. The author rounds out this complete guide with iOS 6 and iCloud coverage and along the way offers insider tips and tricks for making the most of the device's settings and troubleshooting advice.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780133363081
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 12/07/2012
Series: Visual QuickStart Guide
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 99998
File size: 87 MB
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About the Author

Lynn Beighley (Berkeley Heights, NJ) is the author of more than a dozen bestselling and award-winning books on technical topics ranging from Photoshop and Flash to SQL and PHP, as well as dozens of how-to articles for Apple devices. Her focus is on taking dry, technical topics and creating clear, easy-to-follow guides that take the frustration out of learning.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Chapter 1 Opening the Box 1

What's in the Box? 2

Looking at Your iPhone 2

Turning It On and Off 4

Charging Your iPhone 5

Using the Home Button 7

Controlling Volume 9

Using the EarPods 10

Chapter 2 Touching Your iPhone 11

Walking Through the Startup Screens 12

Using Multi-Touch Gestures 15

Opening and Closing Apps 16

Multitasking 17

Creating and Editing Text 19

Dictating Text 21

Selecting, Copying, and Editing Text 23

Pasting Text 25

Managing Keyboard Settings 26

Getting Suggestions and Definitions 28

Searching 29

Chapter 3 Setting Up Your iPhone 31

Setting a Passcode 32

Customizing the Home Screen 35

Controlling Screen Orientation 38

Setting Your Location 39

Updating iOS 41

Chapter 4 Using Your iPhone as a Phone 43

Making Calls 44

Getting Calls 45

During a Call 48

Viewing Recent Calls 51

Setting Up Voicemail 53

Using Phone Settings 54

Chapter 5 Managing Your Settings 55

Understanding the Settings 56

Understanding the Status Bar 58

Setting Up Find My iPhone 60

Changing Wallpaper and Brightness 63

Managing Restrictions 65

Setting Up iCIoud 68

Connecting with iTunes 71

Viewing Usage Info 74

Connecting to Wi-Fi 75

Using VPNs 77

Pairing with Bluetooth 78

Chapter 6 Handling Notifications 79

Getting Notifications 80

Customizing Notifications 82

Using Do Not Disturb 84

Managing Notification Center 86

Chapter 7 Talking to Your iPhone 89

Creating Voice Memos 90

Configuring Siri 93

Talking to Siri 95

Chapter 8 Getting and Using New Apps 97

Setting Up Your Apple Account 98

Finding Apps 99

Getting and Deleting Apps 102

Updating Apps 104

Chapter 9 Reading, Listening, and Watching 105

Browsing with Safari 106

Using Newsstand 112

Reading with iBooks 114

Shopping on iTunes 123

Playing Music 126

Playing Videos 128

Chapter 10 Playing with Game Center 129

The Game Center App 130

Connect with Friends 132

Find and Buy Games 134

Challenge a Friend 135

Chapter 11 Keeping Track 137

Navigating the Calendar 138

Linking External Calendars 140

Creating Calendars 142

Creating Events 144

Managing Event Invitations 146

Syncing Calendar Events with iCIoud 148

Getting Event Notifications 149

Publishing Your Calendar 150

Creating Reminders 151

Chapter 12 Creating 155

Using Camera Controls 156

Using Camera Options 158

Making Videos 160

Viewing and Sharing Photos and Videos 161

Using the Photos App 164

Editing Photos and Videos 167

Using Notes 169

Chapter 13 Communicating 171

Managing Contacts 172

Using Contacts 175

Adding Mail Accounts 178

Setting Up IMAP or POP Accounts 180

Using Mail 181

Getting, Composing, and Sending Mail 182

Configuring Mail 189

Using Messages 190

Using FaceTime 193

Chapter 14 Maps, Weather, Stocks, and Clocks 197

Using Maps 198

Checking the Weather 201

Using the Compass 203

Checking Stocks 204

Looking at the Clock 205

Keeping Time 206

Chapter 15 Extending Your iPhone 207

Using AirPlay 208

Printing 210

Passbook App 211

iTunes U App 213

Podcasts App 216

Find My Friends App 218

Find My iPhone App 220

Index 222

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