My iPhone (Covers iPhone 4/4S, 5/5C and 5S running iOS 7) / Edition 7

My iPhone (Covers iPhone 4/4S, 5/5C and 5S running iOS 7) / Edition 7

by Brad Miser
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ISBN-10:
0789750449
ISBN-13:
9780789750440
Pub. Date:
11/13/2013
Publisher:
Que
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My iPhone (Covers iPhone 4/4S, 5/5C and 5S running iOS 7) / Edition 7

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 ; take advantage of AirDrop to instantly share with other iOS users around you
  • Use Siri to get information, write texts and emails, set reminders/appointments, and more just by speaking to your iPhone
  • 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 the new camera features in iPhone 5S to take photos rapidly in Burst mode, and use the new slow-motion feature for video
  • Use your photos in slideshows, for wallpaper, and your contacts or share them via email, iCloud, 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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780789750440
Publisher: Que
Publication date: 11/13/2013
Series: My... Series
Pages: 640
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Started with Your iPhone 3

Getting to Know Your iPhone’s External Features . 3

Getting to Know Your iPhone’s Software 5

Using Your Fingers to Control Your iPhone 5

Going Home 6

Touching the iPhone’s Screen 6

Working with iPhone Apps 9

Using the Home Screens 12

Working with the Control Center 16

Working with Notifications and the Notification Center 17

Using the Do Not Disturb Mode 21

Working with Text . 22

Meeting Siri 28

Understanding iPhone Status Icons 30

Turning Your iPhone On or Off 31

Sleeping/Locking and Waking/Unlocking Your iPhone 32

Signing In to Your Apple ID on an iPhone 5S 35

Setting the Volume 36

Using Airplane Mode ............36

Using the Settings App .......37

Printing from Your iPhone 38

Chapter 2 Connecting Your iPhone to the Internet, Bluetooth Devices, and iPhones/iPods/iPads 41

Using Wi-Fi Networks to Connect to the Internet .....42

Connecting to Open Wi-Fi Networks .........42

Connecting to Public Wi-Fi Networks ........45

Disabling Automatic Prompting ...47

Forgetting Wi-Fi Networks ..........48

Using Cellular Data Networks to Connect to the Internet ..49

Using Bluetooth to Connect to Other Devices .....55

Connecting to Bluetooth Devices 55

Connecting Your iPhone to Other iPhones, iPod Touches, or iPads ...............58

Using AirDrop to Share Content with Other iPhones, iPod Touches, or iPads ..59

Enabling AirDrop .....60

Using AirDrop to Share Your Content ........61

Using AirDrop to Work with Content Shared with You ..63

Chapter 3 Setting Up iCloud and Other Online Accounts 65

Configuring iCloud Settings ...66

Obtaining an iCloud Account ..67

Setting Up and Logging In to Your iCloud Account .........70

Enabling iCloud to Keep Your Information in Sync ...........71

Configuring Photo Stream ..........72

Configuring Documents and Data ...............73

Enabling Find My iPhone and Choosing Where to Back Up 74

Advanced Configuration of Your iCloud Account ..............75

Setting Up Other Types of Accounts on Your iPhone ..............80

Configuring an Exchange Account ..............80

Performing Advanced Configuration of an Exchange Account ................82

Configuring a Google Account .......84

Configuring Other Types of Online Accounts .......86

Setting Up an Account Manually ..87

Configuring a Twitter Account 88

Configuring a Facebook Account .90

Setting How and When Your Accounts Are Updated ..............91

Configuring How New Data is Retrieved for Your Accounts ......92

Chapter 4 Configuring an iPhone to Suit Your Preferences 97

Customizing Your Home Screens ..98

Moving Icons Around Your Home Screens ......98

Creating Folders to Organize Apps on Your Home Screens ......101

Placing Icons in Folders ...102

Configuring the Home Screen Toolbar ..104

Deleting Icons .105

Working with the Settings App ...106

Setting the Screen’s Brightness and Wallpaper 108

Setting Your Screen’s Brightness 109

Customizing the Wallpaper on the Home and Lock Screens ...110

Setting Text, Language, and Format Options .....114

Changing Text Size ...............114

Setting Keyboard Preferences ......115

Creating and Working with Text Shortcuts ...117

Setting Language and Format Preferences ..118

Choosing the Sounds Your iPhone Makes ..120

Setting Up Notifications and the Notification Center ..........124

Understanding Notifications and the Notification Center .124

Setting Global Notification Preferences ..........126

Setting Notification Preferences for Specific Apps .........129

Configuring the Control Center ..132

Setting Do Not Disturb Preferences 133

Setting Privacy and Location Services Preferences ................135

Setting Passcode, Fingerprint, and

Auto-Lock Preferences ......139

Securing Your iPhone with Auto-Lock ...140

Configuring Your Passcode and Fingerprints (iPhone 5S) ..141

Setting Restrictions for Content and Apps 146

Chapter 5 Working with iTunes on Your Computer 153

Converting Music on Audio CDs for Your iPhone ...154

Setting Up iTunes to Import Audio CDs ..........155

Importing Audio CDs to the iTunes Library .157

Using iTunes to Download Movies, Music, Books, and More from the iTunes Store .....158

Obtaining an iTunes Store Account (Apple ID) .159

Signing Into the iTunes Store 161

Shopping in the iTunes Store 162

Synchronizing Content on Your Computer with Your iPhone .166

Understanding the Sync Process ................168

Configuring Summary Sync Settings ......169

Syncing Content onto Your iPhone ..........171

Keeping Your iPhone in Sync .........173

Working with iTunes Match .176

Subscribing to iTunes Match .177

Configuring iTunes Match on Your Computer ...178

Configuring iTunes Match on Your iPhone ...180

Chapter 6 Downloading Apps, Music, Movies, TV Shows, and More onto Your iPhone 183

Configuring Store Settings ...184

Configuring Automatic Store Downloads .....184

Using the App Store App to Find and Install iPhone Apps .........186

Searching for Apps ..............187

Browsing for Apps ................189

Evaluating Apps ....191

Downloading Apps .............193

Adding Apps to the Wish List 194

Using Your Wish List ............194

Using the iTunes Store App to Download Music, Ringtones, Movies, and TV Shows ......196

Searching for iTunes Store Content .........197

Browsing for iTunes Store Content ...........199

Previewing iTunes Store Content ...............201

Downloading iTunes Store Content .........203

Using Your iTunes Store History List ........204

Downloading Apps or iTunes Store Content You’ve Purchased Previously .207

Chapter 7 Managing Contacts 211

Setting Your Contacts Preferences ...212

Creating Contacts on Your iPhone ....215

Creating New Contacts from Email ...........215

Creating New Contacts from a Map .........216

Creating Contacts Manually ...218

Working with Contacts on Your iPhone ........224

Using the Contacts App ..224

Accessing Contacts from Other Apps .....228

Managing Your Contacts on Your iPhone ...229

Updating Contact Information ....230

Deleting Contacts 232

Chapter 8 Communicating with the Phone and FaceTime Apps 235

Setting Phone Preferences ...236

Setting Phone Sounds and Notifications .......236

Configuring Phone Settings ...236

Making Voice Calls .......240

Dialing with the Keypad .241

Dialing with Contacts ........242

Dialing with Favorites .......243

Dialing with Recents ..........244

Managing In-Process Voice Calls 245

Entering Numbers During a Call 247

Making Conference Calls 248

Using Another App During a Voice Call 251

Receiving Voice Calls .251

Answering Calls .....251

Answering Calls During a Call ......254

Managing Voice Calls 254

Clearing Recent Calls .........255

Adding Calling Information to Favorites ........256

Using the iPhones Headset for Calls ........257

Using Visual Voicemail ..............258

Recording a Greeting ........258

Listening to and Managing Voicemails .260

Finding and Listening to Voicemails ........261

Listening to and Managing Deleted Voicemails ...............262

Communicating with FaceTime ..264

Configuring FaceTime Settings ...264

Making FaceTime Calls .....266

Receiving FaceTime Calls ..........269

Managing FaceTime Calls .........270

Chapter 9 Sending, Receiving, and Managing Email 273

Configuring Email Accounts 274

Setting Mail App Preferences ........274

Working with Email ....278

Receiving and Reading Email 280

Sending Email .286

Replying to Email .289

Forwarding Emails ................290

Managing Email .....291

Checking for New Email ..292

Understanding the Statuses of Email .....292

Deleting Email from the Message Screen ......293

Deleting Email from the Inbox .....294

Organizing Email from the Message Screen .......295

Organizing Email from the Inbox ...............296

Viewing Messages in a Mailbox ..297

Saving Images Attached to Email ..............298

Searching Your Email .........298

Working with VIPs 300

Designating VIPs ...300

Accessing VIP Email .............301

Chapter 10 Sending, Receiving, and Managing Texts and iMessages 303

Preparing Messages for Messaging .304

Setting Your Texts and iMessages Preferences ..304

Blocking People from Messaging or Texting You .............308

Unblocking People from Messaging or Texting You .....310

Sending Messages .......311

Creating and Sending Messages ................312

Receiving, Reading, and Replying to Messages .......317

Receiving Messages ............317

Reading Messages ................318

Replying to Messages .......320

Having a Messages Conversation ..............321

Working with Messages ..........322

Managing Messages Conversations .........323

Adding Images and Video to Conversations .......326

Working with Images or Video You Receive in Messages ...329

Deleting Messages and Conversations .330

Deleting Conversations ...332

Chapter 11 Managing Calendars and Reminders 335

Setting Calendar, Reminder, and Time Preferences ...............336

Setting Your Calendar Preferences ............336

Setting Your Time and Date Preferences ........341

Setting Your Reminder Preferences ..........343

Working with Calendars ..........344

Viewing Calendars and Events .....344

Navigating Calendars ........347

Viewing Calendars ................348

Adding Events to a Calendar .350

Searching Calendars ...........356

Working with Invitations 357

Sharing Calendars 360

Managing Calendars, Events, and Invitations ....361

Working with Reminders ........363

Creating Reminders ............365

Organizing Reminders with Lists ................368

Managing Reminders ........369

Chapter 12 Working with Siri 373

Setting Up Siri ..........374

Understanding Siri’s Personality .377

Learning How to Use Siri by Example .............382

Using Siri to Make Voice Calls .......382

Composing New Email with Siri .383

Replying to Emails with Siri ....385

Having Messages Read to You .....385

Replying to Messages with Siri ....387

Sending New Messages with Siri ................387

Using Siri to Create Events .......388

Using Siri to Create Reminders ....390

Using Siri to Get Information 392

Using Siri to Play Music ....393

Using Siri to Get Directions .....394

Using Dictation to Speak Text Instead of Typing .....395

Chapter 13 Surfing the Web 397

Setting Safari Preferences ......397

Configuring Safari’s General Settings .....398

Configuring Safari’s Privacy & Security Settings ...............402

Visiting Websites ...405

Using Bookmarks to Move to Websites 406

Using Your Favorites to Move to Websites ....409

Typing URLs to Move to Websites ..............410

Using Your Browsing History to Move to Websites ........412

Viewing Websites .413

Working with Multiple Websites at the Same Time ...............415

Opening New Pages in the Background .........416

Opening New Pages in a New Page .........416

Using Tab View to Manage Open Web Pages .....417

Opening Web Pages That Are Open on Other Devices .........418

Searching the Web ......419

Saving and Organizing Bookmarks ..420

Creating Bookmarks ...........421

Organizing Bookmarks .....422

Deleting Bookmarks or Folders of Bookmarks ..426

Creating Bookmarks on the Home Screens .426

Sharing Web Pages .....427

Emailing a Link to a Web Page .....428

Tweeting a Web Page ........429

Completing Forms on the Web ...430

Manually Completing Forms .430

Using AutoFill to Complete Forms ............432

Signing In to Websites Automatically .............433

Using Safari’s Reading List .....434

Adding Pages to Your Reading List ...........434

Using Your Reading List ...435

Chapter 14 Finding and Listening to Music 437

Stocking Your iPhone with Music ......437

Configuring Music Settings ..438

Using the Cover Browser to Find and Listen to Music .........440

Finding Music 444

Finding Music by Playlist 444

Finding Music by Artist ....446

Finding Music in Other Ways .449

Finding Music by Searching ...451

Playing Music 452

Playing Music on the Now Playing Screen ....452

Playing Music from the Control Center .457

Playing Music from the Lock Screen ........457

Shuffling Music ......458

Creating and Using Genius Playlists 459

Using AirPlay to Listen to Your iPhone’s Music on Other Devices ................462

Listening to Music with iTunes Match ............463

Listening to iTunes Radio .......466

Listening to a Featured Station ...467

Creating an iTunes Radio Station Based on an Artist, a Genre, or a Song .............468

Listening to Your Stations .........470

Playing iTunes Radio Music .....470

Chapter 15 Working with Photos and Video You Take with Your iPhone 475

Setting Your Photos & Camera Preferences ..........475

Taking Photos and Video with Your iPhone .........478

Taking Photos ..478

Applying Filters to Your Photos ...482

Taking Panoramic Photos .........483

Taking Photos in Burst Mode (iPhone 5S) .....486

Taking Video .....487

Taking Photos and Video from the Lock Screen ...............488

Taking Photos and Video from the Control Center ........489

Viewing, Editing, and Working with Photos on Your iPhone ....490

Finding Photos to Work With 490

Viewing Photos Individually ..496

Viewing Photos in Slideshows .....498

Working with Burst Mode Photos (iPhone 5S) ..500

Editing Photos .502

Rotating Photos .....503

Enhancing Photos ................504

Applying Filters to Photos ........505

Removing Red-Eye from Photos 506

Cropping Photos ...507

Working with Photos .........508

Sharing Photos via Email 509

Organizing Photos in Albums .......510

Adding Photos to an Album ..511

Deleting Photos .....513

Viewing, Editing, and Working with Video on Your iPhone .......514

Finding and Watching Videos .......514

Watching Slow-Motion Video (iPhone 5S) ....515

Editing Video ....516

Using AirPlay to View Photos and Videos on a TV ..517

Working with Photo Stream 519

Viewing Photos in the Photo Stream Album ......520

Creating a Shared Photo Stream 521

Adding Photos to a Shared Photo Stream ....523

Adding Comments to Shared Photos .....524

Inviting People to a Shared Photo Stream ....526

Working with Photo Stream Photos Shared with You .527

Chapter 16 Using Other Cool iPhone Apps 531

Watching Video with the Videos App .............532

Getting Movies and TV Shows on Your iPhone 532

Configuring Your iPhone’s Video Settings .....532

Finding Video ...534

Watching Video on Your iPhone .537

Using AirPlay to Watch Your iPhone’s Video on a Big Screen ...538

Listening to Podcasts with the Podcasts App ....541

Setting Your Podcast Preferences ...............541

Using the Podcasts App to Subscribe to Podcasts .........543

Choosing a Podcast to Listen To .546

Listening to Podcasts .........547

Managing Podcasts .............549

Reading Books with the iBooks App ................551

Using the iBooks App to Download Books ...551

Downloading Books from the iBooks Store .552

Finding Books to Read .....556

Reading Books 557

Chapter 17 Maintaining and Protecting Your iPhone and Solving Problems 569

Maintaining an iPhone’s Software ....569

Maintaining the iOS Software with the Settings App .570

Maintaining iPhone Apps ......571

Backing Up Your iPhone ..........573

Manually Backing Up Your iPhone to iCloud ......573

Manually Backing Up Your iPhone to Your Computer .574

Finding and Securing Your iPhone with Find My iPhone .575

Using Find My iPhone to Locate Your iPhone ....576

Using Find My iPhone to Play a Sound on Your iPhone .......578

Using Find My iPhone to Put Your iPhone in Lost Mode .....578

Using Find My iPhone to Erase Your iPhone .......580

Maintaining an iPhone’s Power ...582

Making the Battery Last Longer .583

Solving iPhone Problems .......585

Restarting Your iPhone ....585

Resetting Your iPhone ......586

Restoring Your iPhone ......588

Finding a Missing App ......590

Making an iPhone’s Screen Rotate Again .......592

Blocking Unwanted Calls, Messages, or FaceTime Requests ....593

Solving the Quiet iPhone Problem ...........594

Getting Help with iPhone Problems ................595

TOC, 9780789750440, 10/10/2013

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