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My iPhone, 12th Edition

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  • Copyright 2019
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Pages: 704
  • Edition: 12th
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-523422-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-523422-8

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, and iPads; take advantage of AirDrop to instantly share with other iOS and Mac users around you
  • Use Siri to get information, write texts and emails, set reminders/appointments, and more just by speaking to your iPhone; use Siri shortcuts to do even more while speaking less
  • Customize your iPhone with folders, wallpaper, ringtones, multi-step shortcuts, and much more; use Screen Time to make sure you don’t have too much of a good thing
  • Use iCloud, Exchange, Google, and other cloud services to keep consistent calendar, contact, and other information on all your devices
  • Communicate via phone, FaceTime, conference calls, text, email, and more
  • Make your text messages come alive by adding Digital Touches and effects and sharing photos and video
  • Get the most out of Safari to browse the Web and Mail to manage all of your email from one Inbox
  • Listen to music, use the Wallet to manage boarding passes and loyalty cards; pay for purchases safely and securely with Apple Pay; and use other great iPhone apps
  • Capture and edit photos and video; use great camera features such as telephoto zoom, portrait mode, burst, timed and time-lapse video, slow-motion video, and Live Photos
  • View your photos in Memories and use them for wallpaper and for your contacts or share them via email, AirDrop, or texts; use iCloud to automatically save and share your photos
  • Find, download, install, and use awesome iPhone apps

BONUS CONTENT: Chapters 15 and 16 are available from www.informit.com/myiphone12 on the Downloads tab at the bottom of the page.

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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................8
    Using Your Fingers to Control Your iPhone..9
    Going Home.....................9
    Touching the iPhone’s Screen...... 10
    Working with iPhone Apps............ 16
    Using the Home Screens.................. 24
    Using the iPhone Plus’s Split-Screen.............. 26
    Working with the Control Center...................... 27
    Working with the Notification Center........... 30
    Using Siri Suggestions........................ 34
    Using the Do Not Disturb Mode........................ 36
    Using Airplane Mode.. 38
    Meeting Siri................... 39
    Using Shortcuts......... 40
    Understanding iPhone Status Icons............... 42
    Turning Your iPhone Off or On... 43
    Sleeping/Locking and Waking/Unlocking Your iPhone........................ 45
    Working with Face ID or Touch ID..................... 48
    Setting Volume........... 50
Chapter 2: Using Your iPhone’s Core Features 53
    Working with the Settings App.......... 54
    Using the Settings App on Any iPhone....... 54
    Searching for Settings........................ 55
    Using the Settings App on an iPhone Plus..... 56
    Connecting to the Internet Using Wi-Fi Networks.................... 57
    Connecting to Open Wi-Fi Networks............. 58
    Connecting to Public Wi-Fi Networks............ 61
    Disabling Automatic Prompting........................ 64
    Forgetting Wi-Fi Networks.............. 65
    Connecting to the Internet Using Cellular Data Networks........................ 66
    Configuring Cellular Data Use..... 69
    Working with Text............ 74
    Working with Predictive Text....... 75
    Working with Keyboards.................. 75
    Using Emojis................. 78
    Correcting Spelling as You Type 79
    Editing Text.................... 81
    Selecting, Copying, Cutting, or Pasting Text. 82
    Correcting Spelling After You’ve Typed....... 84
    Dictating Text............... 85
    Drawing in Text.......... 87
    Using Widgets..................... 89
    Searching on Your iPhone....................... 92
    Working with Siri Suggestions............ 94
    Working with Notifications.................... 96
    Working with Visual Notifications..................... 97
    Working with Other Types of Notifications.100
    Printing from Your iPhone....................101
Chapter 3: Setting Up and Using an Apple ID, iCloud, and Other Online Accounts 105
    Configuring an Apple ID........................106
    Obtaining an Apple ID....................107
    Signing In to Your Apple ID........108
    Changing the Personal Information Associated with Your Apple ID.......111
    Changing Your Apple ID’s Password and Security Settings............115
    Changing Your Apple ID’s Payment and Shipping Information.116
    Changing the Devices Using Your Apple ID........................118
    Configuring and Using iCloud..........119
    Configuring iCloud to Store Photos.............121
    Enabling iCloud to Store Information on the Cloud....124
    Configuring Your iCloud Keychain................125
    Configuring Your iCloud Backup.....................126
    Configuring iCloud Drive..............127
    Managing Your iCloud Storage........................128
    Setting Up Other Types of Online Accounts on Your iPhone................130
    Configuring an Exchange Account...............131
    Configuring a Google Account135
    Configuring Other Types of Online Accounts...137
    Setting Up an Online Account that Isn’t Built In..............138
    Setting How and When Your Accounts Are Updated..........140
    Configuring How New Data Is Retrieved for Your Accounts..........141
Chapter 4: Customizing How Your iPhone Works 145
    Configuring Notifications.....................146
    Using the Settings App to Configure Notifications......146
    Configuring Notifications from Notifications.....................154
    Configuring Do Not Disturb...............155
    Configuring Screen Time.......................159
    Configuring Downtime, App Limits, a Screen Time Passcode, and Screen Time Sharing.....160
    Setting Content & Privacy Restrictions.....165
    Using Screen Time173
    Configuring the Control Center......175
    Configuring the Widget Center.......178
    Setting Keyboard, Language, and Format Options...............180
    Setting Keyboard Preferences..180
    Creating and Working with Text Replacements...............184
    Setting Language and Region Preferences.185
    Setting a Passcode and Face ID or Touch ID.188
    Configuring a Passcode and Face ID (X Models).............189
    Configuring a Passcode and Touch ID (non-X Models)......................197
    Customizing How Your iPhone Works with Apps...................204
    Configuring Your iPhone to Download and Maintain Apps..........205
    Using the App Store App to Find and Install iPhone Apps.............207
    Searching for Apps....208
    Browsing for Apps210
    Downloading Apps...213
    Customizing How Your iPhone Works with Shortcuts........215
    Working with the Shortcuts App....................217
    Remind Me at Home218
    Heading to Work....225
Chapter 5: Customizing How Your iPhone Looks and Sounds 231
    Customizing Your Home Screens...231
    Moving Icons Around Your Home Screens..232
    Creating Folders to Organize Apps on Your Home Screens...........234
    Placing Icons in Existing Folders.....................236
    Configuring the Home Screen Dock...........238
    Deleting Icons..........240
    Setting the Screen’s Brightness, Lock/Wake, Text, View, and Wallpaper Options.....241
    Setting Screen Brightness, True Tone, and Night Shift Using the Settings App..243
    Setting the Screen Brightness and Night Shift Using the Control Center..244
    Setting Auto-Lock and Raise to Wake........247
    Setting Text Size and Bold...........248
    Setting Text Size Using the Control Center.249
    Choosing a View.....250
    Setting the Wallpaper on the Home and Lock Screens.....................252
    Choosing the Sounds and Vibratory Feedback Your iPhone Uses...257
Chapter 6: Managing Contacts 263
    Setting Your Contacts Preferences........................264
    Creating Contacts on Your iPhone265
    Creating New Contacts from Email..............266
    Creating Contacts Manually.......268
    Working with Contacts on Your iPhone............275
    Using the Contacts App.................276
    Accessing Contacts from Other Apps........279
    Managing Your Contacts on Your iPhone.......281
    Updating Contact Information282
    Deleting Contacts.284
Chapter 7: Communicating with the Phone and FaceTime Apps 287
    Configuring Phone Settings...............287
    Making Voice Calls........290
    Dialing with the Keypad................292
    Dialing with Contacts.......................292
    Dialing with Favorites......................294
    Dialing with Recents295
    Dialing from the FAVORITES Widget............296
    Managing In-Process Voice Calls....297
    Entering Numbers During a Call.....................299
    Making Conference Calls...............300
    Using Another App During a Voice Call...304
    Receiving Voice Calls..305
    Answering Calls......306
    Answering Calls During a Call..309
    Managing Voice Calls.309
    Clearing Recent Calls........................310
    Adding Calling Information to Favorites.311
    Using the iPhone’s Headset for Calls...........312
    Using Visual Voicemail....313
    Recording a New Greeting..........313
    Listening to, Reading, and Managing Voicemails...........316
    Finding and Listening to Voicemails...........317
    Listening to and Managing Deleted Voicemails..............319
    Communicating with FaceTime......321
    Configuring FaceTime Settings........................322
    Making FaceTime Calls....................324
    Receiving FaceTime Calls..............327
    Managing FaceTime Calls.............328
    Adding Animojis and Filters to FaceTime Calls.................330
    Adding an Animoji to a FaceTime Call.......331
    Applying a Filter to a FaceTime Call.............334
    Working with Group FaceTime (Future iOS12 release).......................336
Chapter 8: Sending, Receiving, and Managing Email 339
    Configuring Email Accounts...............340
    Setting Mail App Preferences............340
    Working with Email.....345
    Receiving and Reading Email...348
    Receiving and Reading Email on an iPhone Plus............354
    Using 3D Touch for Email..............356
    Sending Email..........358
    Using Mail’s Suggested Recipients................362
    Replying to Email..363
    Forwarding Emails365
    Managing Email..............366
    Checking for New Email.................367
    Understanding the Status of Email...............368
    Managing Email from the Message Screen.368
    Managing Email from an Inbox........................369
    Managing Multiple Emails at the Same Time.....................372
    Organizing Email from the Message Screen.......................374
    Organizing Email from the Inbox...................375
    Viewing Messages in a Mailbox.......................377
    Saving Images Attached to Email..................379
    Filtering Email..........380
    Searching Your Email........................382
    Working with VIPs.384
    Designating VIPs....384
    Accessing VIP Email...385
    Managing Junk Email.......................386
    Marking Junk Email...386
Chapter 9: Sending, Receiving, and Managing Texts and iMessages 389
    Preparing the Messages App for Messaging390
    Setting Your Text and iMessage Preferences......................390
    Blocking People from Messaging or Texting You............396
    Sending Messages........398
    Creating a New Message and Conversation........................399
    Sending Messages in an Existing Conversation...............403
    Applying Effects to Messages You Send..405
    Including Photos or Video You’ve Recently Taken in
    Messages You Send....................407
    Including Photos or Video Stored in the Photos App in Messages You Send....................409
    Taking Photos or Video and Sending Them in Messages.................410
    Using Digital Touches in Messages You Send....................413
    Using Other Apps within Messages.............417
    Managing Apps in Messages....418
    Adding Content from Apps to Messages You Send.....420
    Adding Stickers to Messages.....421
    Adding Animojis to Messages..423
    Including Instant Audio in Messages You Send...............425
    Adding Your Location to Messages You Send....................426
    Using Quick Actions to Send Messages...427
    Receiving, Reading, and Replying to Messages.......................428
    Receiving Messages..428
    Reading Messages.....430
    Viewing Images or Video You Receive in Messages.....432
    Viewing Animojis You Receive in Messages........................435
    Listening to Audio You Receive in Messages......................436
    Replying to Messages from the Messages App...............437
    Replying to Messages from a Banner Alert.439
    Having a Messages Conversation..................440
    Working with Messages441
    Managing Messages Conversations............442
    Receiving and Reading Messages on an iPhone Plus.445
    Using 3D Touch for Messages...447
    Browsing Attachments to Conversations448
    Working with Messages from People You Might Not Know..........449
    Responding to a Message with Icons.........452
    Deleting Messages and Conversations.....453
    Deleting Conversations..................455
Chapter 10: Managing Calendars 459
    Setting Calendar, Date, and Time Preferences..459
    Working with Calendars462
    Viewing Calendars and Events.462
    Navigating Calendars.......................466
    Viewing Calendars.....466
    Using 3D Touch for Events (iPhone 6s/6s Plus and Later)................471
    Adding Events to a Calendar.....473
    Using Quick Actions with the Calendar App (iPhone 6s/6s Plus and Later)..481
    Searching Calendars.482
    Working with Invitations...............483
    Sharing Calendars487
    Managing Calendars, Events, and Invitations....................489
Chapter 11: Working with Siri 493
    Setting Up Siri..................494
    Understanding Siri’s Personality.....496
    Telling Siri What to Do.....................497
    Working with Siri Suggestions.502
    Learning How to Use Siri by Example.................502
    Using Siri to Make Voice Calls...503
    Composing New Email with Siri......................504
    Replying to Emails with Siri........506
    Having Messages Read to You.508
    Replying to Messages with Siri509
    Sending New Messages with Siri....................511
    Using Siri to Create Events...........512
    Using Siri to Create Reminders513
    Using Siri to Get Information....515
    Using Siri to Play Music...................517
    Using Siri to Get Directions.........518
    Using Siri to Open Apps.................519
    Using Siri to Translate.......................520
    Using Siri with Shortcuts.......................521
    Activating Siri Shortcuts................521
    Reviewing and Changing Your Shortcuts.....524
    Using Shortcuts......525
    Using Dictation to Speak Text Instead of Typing.....................525
Chapter 12: Surfing the Web 529
    Setting Safari Preferences.....................529
    Visiting Websites............534
    Using Bookmarks to Move to Websites....534
    Using Your Favorites to Move to Websites...537
    Typing URLs to Move to Websites.................538
    Using Your Browsing History to Move to Websites.......540
    Viewing Websites..........541
    Working with Multiple Websites at the Same Time..............543
    Opening New Pages in the Background..544
    Opening New Pages in a New Tab................544
    Using Tab View to Manage Open Web Pages.....................545
    Opening Web Pages That Are Open on Other Devices......................547
    Searching the Web.......548
    Saving and Organizing Bookmarks.......................549
    Creating Bookmarks.550
    Organizing Bookmarks...................552
    Deleting Bookmarks or Folders of Bookmarks..................556
    Using 3D Touch with Safari.................556
    Sharing Web Pages......558
    Emailing a Link to a Web Page.559
    Messaging a Web Page...................560
    Signing In to Websites Automatically.................561
Chapter 13: Taking Photos and Video with Your iPhone 565
    Setting Camera Preferences...............567
    Using the Camera App to Take Photos and Video with Your iPhone................569
    Taking Photos with Standard Zoom............575
    Taking Photos with Telephoto Zoom..........578
    Taking Portrait Photos.....................580
    Taking Panoramic Photos.............581
    Taking Video..............583
    Taking Photos and Video from the Lock Screen..............584
    Taking Photos and Video from the Control Center.......585
    Taking Photos with Quick Actions (Models with 3D Touch)..........585
    Scanning QR Codes...586
Chapter 14: Viewing and Editing Photos and Video with the Photos App 591
    Configuring Photos Settings..............591
    Viewing, Editing, and Working with Photos on Your iPhone.................593
    Finding Photos to Work With by Browsing..594
    Finding Photos to Work With by Searching600
    Viewing Photos Individually......603
    Using 3D Touch with Photos.....606
    Working with Memories................607
    Watching and Changing a Memory’s Slideshow............610
    Viewing a Memory’s Photos.......612
    Viewing a Memory’s Photos by Place.........613
    Working with Burst Mode Photos..................617
    Editing Photos..........619
    Enhancing Photos619
    Straightening, Rotating, and Cropping Photos................621
    Applying Filters to Photos............623
    Removing Red-Eye from Photos.....................625
    Making Smart Adjustments to Photos......626
    Marking Up Photos...629
    Working with Photos........................634
    Sharing Photos via Email...............635
    Organizing Photos in a New Album............638
    Adding Photos to an Existing Album.........640
    Deleting Photos......642
    Viewing, Editing, and Working with Video on Your iPhone....................643
    Finding and Watching Videos...643
    Editing Video.............645
    Using iCloud with Your Photos........646
    Sharing Your Photos.646
    Adding Photos to a Shared Album...............648
    Working with Photo Albums Shared with You..................650

Chapter 15 Working with Other Useful iPhone Apps and FeaturesONLINE
Chapter 16 Maintaining and Protecting Your iPhone and Solving Problems..................ONLINE
TOC, 9780789760395, 10/30/2018

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