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My iPhone (Covers iPhone 4, 4S and 5 running iOS 6), 6th Edition

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  • Copyright 2013
  • Edition: 6th
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-4851-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-4851-5

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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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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