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My iPhone for Seniors (Covers iOS 9 for iPhone 6s/6s Plus, 6/6 Plus, 5s/5C/5, and 4s), 2nd Edition

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  • Copyright 2016
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 736
  • Edition: 2nd
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-5548-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-5548-3

Covers iOS 9 on iPhone 6s/6s Plus, 6/6Plus, 5S/5C, 5, and 4S


March 21, 2016 Update: A new iPhone SE was announced today by Apple. The content of this book is applicable to this new phone. 


This new edition of the best-selling My iPhone for Seniors book helps you quickly get started with iOS 9—Apple’s newest operating system—and use its features to look up information and perform day-to-day activities from anywhere, any time.

  • Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPhone photos that show you exactly what to do

  • Help when you run into problems or limitations

  • Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your iPhone

    The full-color, step-by-step tasks–in legible print–walk you through getting and keeping your iPhone working just the way you want. Learn how to: 


  •  Connect to the Internet, Bluetooth devices, Wi-Fi networks, and other iPhones, iPod touches, 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
  • 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 podcasts, find your way with Maps, and use other great iPhone apps
  • Capture and edit photos and video; use the great camera features such as burst, timed and time-lapse photos, slow-motion video, and Live Photos
  • View your photos, use them for wallpaper, and add them to your contacts or share them via email, AirDrop, and texts; use iCloud 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

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Table of Contents

Using This Book ......................xvi

Getting Started ...................xviii

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Your iPhone 3

    Getting to Know Your iPhone’s External Features ................3

    Getting to Know Your iPhone’s Software ..............6

        Using Your Fingers to Control Your iPhone .......................6

        Going Home ........................7

        Touching the iPhone’s Screen 8

        Working with iPhone Apps ....13

        Using the Home Screens ...........18

        Using the iPhone 6 Plus/6s Plus’ Split-Screen ............19

        Searching on Your iPhone .......21

        Working with Siri Suggestions .23

        Working with the Control Center ....................24

        Working with Notifications and the Notification Center .......26

        Using the Do Not Disturb Mode .......................29

        Working with Text ...30

        Dictating Text .................39

        Meeting Siri ......................41

        Understanding iPhone Status Icons ............44

        Turning Your iPhone On or Off 45

        Sleeping/Locking and Waking/Unlocking Your iPhone ..........46

        Signing Into Your Apple ID .....48

        Setting the Volume 49

        Using Airplane Mode ......................50

        Using the Settings App................51

        Printing from Your iPhone .......52

Chapter 2: Connecting Your iPhone to the Internet, Bluetooth Devices, and iPhones/iPods/iPads 57

    Getting Started ........................58

    Securing Your iPhone .....59

    Using Wi-Fi Networks to Connect to the Internet ............63

        Connecting to Open Wi-Fi Networks ..........64

        Connecting to Public Wi-Fi Networks ........68

    Using Cellular Data Networks to Connect to the Internet ...............71

    Using Bluetooth to Connect to Other Devices .....................77

        Connecting to Bluetooth Devices ...................78

    Connecting Your iPhone to Other iPhones, iPod touches, or iPads ...............80

        Using AirDrop to Share Content with Other iPhones, iPod touches, iPads, or a Mac .....81

        Enabling AirDrop ......82

        Using AirDrop to Share Your Content ........84

        Using AirDrop to Work with Content Shared with You ............87

Chapter 3: Setting Up and Using iCloud and Other Online Accounts 89

    Getting Started ........................90

    Configuring and Using iCloud .......91

        Obtaining an iCloud Account....92

        Signing Into Your iCloud Account ...................95

        Enabling iCloud to Store Your Information on the Cloud ....97

        Configuring iCloud Drive ..........99

        Configuring iCloud to Store Photos .........101

        Configuring Your iCloud Backup...................104

        Configuring Your iCloud Keychain .............105

    Setting Up Other Types of Built-In Online Accounts on Your iPhone ......108

        Configuring a Google Account .......................109

    Configuring Other Types of Online Accounts ....................111

        Setting Up an Online Account Manually ......................112

        Configuring a Facebook Account ................114

    Setting How and When Your Accounts Are Updated ..........................116

        Configuring How New Data is Retrieved for Your Accounts .....................117

Chapter 4: Configuring an iPhone to Suit Your Preferences 123

    Getting Started ....................123

        Using the Settings App on Any iPhone ..........................124

        Searching for Settings ...............125

        Using the Settings App on an iPhone 6 Plus or 6s Plus.......126

    Setting Passcode, Touch ID, and Auto-Lock Preferences ................128

        Securing Your iPhone with Auto-Lock ..129

        Configuring Your Passcode and Fingerprints (iPhone 5s and later) ..........................130

    Setting Keyboard, Language, and Format Options ...136

        Setting Keyboard Preferences ..........................137

        Creating and Working with Text Replacements .142

        Setting Language and Region Preferences ...............143

    Setting Do Not Disturb Preferences .....................147

    Setting Accessibility Options .......150

    Setting Restrictions for Content and Apps.155

Chapter 5: Customizing How Your iPhone Looks and Sounds 163

    Getting Started ....................163

    Customizing Your Home Screens .165

        Moving Icons Around Your Home Screens ................165

        Creating Folders to Organize Apps on Your Home Screens ......................168

        Placing Icons in Existing Folders ...................170

        Configuring the Home Screen Dock .......172

        Deleting Icons ...........174

    Setting the Screen’s Brightness, View, Text Size, and Wallpaper .....................175

        Setting the Screen Brightness, View, and Text Size ....................176

        Setting the Wallpaper on the Home and Lock Screens .......180

    Choosing the Sounds Your iPhone Makes ..186

    Setting Up Notifications and the Notification Center ........................190

        Understanding Notifications and the Notification Center ..........................190

        Setting Global Notification Preferences .........................194

        Configuring Notifications for Specific Apps .............196

Chapter 6: Downloading Apps, Music, Movies, TV Shows, and More onto Your iPhone 201

    Getting Started ....................201

    Configuring Store Settings .............202

        Configuring Automatic Store Downloads ...................202

    Using the App Store App to Find and Install iPhone Apps .........205

        Searching for Apps ........................206

        Downloading Apps .......................210

    Using the iTunes Store App to Download Music, Ringtones, Movies, and TV Shows ..212

        Searching for iTunes Store Content ..........213

        Browsing for iTunes Store Content ............216

        Previewing iTunes Store Content ................219

        Downloading iTunes Store Content.........221

        Using Your iTunes Store History List ........224

    Downloading Apps or iTunes Store Content You’ve Purchased Previously ................226

        Downloading Previously Purchased App Store Apps ............226

        Downloading Previously Purchased iTunes Content ..............228

    Using Family Sharing to Share Your Store Downloads with Others ...........232

        Setting Up Family Sharing ..232

        Adding People to Family Sharing ................234

        Managing Family Sharing ....237

        Accessing Shared Content ..240

Chapter 7: Managing Contacts 243

    Getting Started ....................243

    Setting Your Contacts Preferences .........................244

    Creating Contacts on Your iPhone..........................247

        Creating New Contacts from Email ...........247

        Creating Contacts Manually ....249

    Working with Contacts on Your iPhone ..........257

        Using the Contacts App..........257

        Accessing Contacts from Other Apps....261

    Managing Your Contacts on Your iPhone .....263

        Updating Contact Information ........................263

        Deleting Contacts 265

Chapter 8: Communicating with the Phone and FaceTime Apps 267

    Getting Started ....................268

    Configuring Phone Settings .........268

    Making Voice Calls ..........273

        Dialing with the Keypad ........275

        Dialing with Contacts .................276

        Dialing with Favorites ................277

        Dialing with Recents ....................278

        Dialing from the SIRI SUGGESTIONS Screen ............280

    Managing In-Process Voice Calls ...281

        Entering Numbers During a Call ...................283

        Making Conference Calls.......284

        Using Another App During a Voice Call .........................288

    Receiving Voice Calls ...289

        Answering Calls ......289

        Answering Calls During a Call ...........................292

    Managing Voice Calls ..292

        Clearing Recent Calls ..................293

        Adding Calling Information to Favorites .......................294

        Using the iPhone’s EarPods for Calls........296

    Using Visual Voicemail ...........................296

        Recording a New Greeting .297

        Listening to and Managing Voicemails ...........................299

        Finding and Listening to Voicemails .......300

        Listening to and Managing Deleted Voicemails 302

    Communicating with FaceTime ......304

        Configuring FaceTime Settings .......................305

        Making FaceTime Calls .............307

        Receiving FaceTime Calls ......310

        Managing FaceTime Calls .....312

Chapter 9: Sending, Receiving, and Managing Email 317

    Getting Started ....................317

    Setting Mail App Preferences......318

    Working with Email .......324

        Receiving and Reading Email 326

        Receiving and Reading Email on an iPhone 6 Plus or 6s Plus ................331

        Using 3D Touch for Email (iPhone 6s and 6s Plus) ......................334

        Sending Email ...........337

        Using Mail’s Suggested Recipients ............341

        Replying to Email .342

        Forwarding Email .344

    Managing Email ..................346

        Checking for New Email .........347

        Understanding the Status of Email ...........347

        Managing Email from the Message Screen ...............348

        Managing Email from an Inbox ......................349

        Managing Multiple Emails at the Same Time .........352

        Organizing Email from the Message Screen ............354

        Organizing Email from the Inbox.................356

        Viewing Messages in a Mailbox .....................358

        Saving Images Attached to Email ...............359

        Searching Your Email ..................360

        Working with VIPs362

        Designating VIPs ....363

        Accessing VIP Email .......................363

        Managing Junk Email .................365

Chapter 10: Sending, Receiving, and Managing Texts and iMessages 367

    Getting Started ....................367

    Preparing Messages for Messaging ......................368

        Setting Your Text and iMessage Preferences ...........369

        Blocking People from Messaging or Texting You .........................377

    Sending Messages ..........378

        Creating and Sending Messages ..................379

    Receiving, Reading, and Replying to Messages ..............384

        Receiving Messages .....................384

        Reading Messages ..........................386

        Viewing Images or Video You Receive in Messages ..................388

        Listening to Audio in Messages You Receive in Messages ..........................390

        Watching Video in Messages You Receive in Messages ......392

        Replying to Messages from the Messages App ..394

        Replying to Messages from a Banner Alert ...............395

        Using Quick Actions to Send Messages (iPhone 6s and 6s Plus) .......396

    Working with Messages ......................397

        Receiving and Reading Messages on an iPhone 6 Plus or 6s Plus ...398

        Using 3D Touch for Messages (iPhone 6s and 6s Plus) .........400

        Adding Images and Video to Conversations ...........401

        Adding Audio Recordings to Conversations ...........407

        Adding Video and Photos to Conversations ............409

        Adding Locations to Conversations .........410

        Browsing Attachments to Conversations .....................412

        Deleting Messages and Conversations ...........................414

        Deleting Conversations ...........416

Chapter 11: Managing Calendars, Reminders, and Clocks 419

    Getting Started ....................419

    Setting Calendar, Reminder, Date, and Time Preferences .............420

    Working with Calendars .....................424

        Viewing Calendars and Events .........................424

        Configuring Calendars ..............425

        Navigating Calendars .................430

        Viewing Calendars ..........................430

        Using 3D Touch for Events (iPhone 6s and 6s Plus Only) ..434

        Adding Events to a Calendar ..436

        Using Quick Actions with the Calendar App (iPhone 6s and 6s Plus Only) ....449

        Searching Calendars ....................449

        Managing Calendars and Events ..................451

    Working with Reminders ...................453

        Creating Reminders ......................456

        Organizing Reminders with Lists .................461

        Managing Reminders .................463

    Working with the Clock .......................465

        Setting and Using Alarms ....466

        Managing Alarms .470

        Using the Stopwatch...................472

        Using the Timer .......474

Chapter 12: Working with Siri 479

    Getting Started ....................479

    Setting Up Siri ........................481

    Understanding Siri’s Personality ....484

    Learning How to Use Siri by Example ................490

        Using Siri to Make Voice Calls 490

        Composing New Email with Siri ....................491

        Replying to Emails with Siri ......492

        Having Messages Read to You .........................494

        Replying to Messages with Siri .......................495

        Sending New Messages with Siri .................496

        Using Siri to Create Events ..497

        Using Siri to Create Reminders ........................499

        Using Siri to Get Information .501

        Using Siri to Play Music ...........502

        Using Siri to Get Directions ......503

        Using Dictation to Speak Text Instead of Typing ..........................505

        Using Siri to Open Apps .........507

    Getting Suggestions from Siri ....507

Chapter 13: Surfing the Web 513

    Getting Started ....................513

    Setting Safari Preferences ................515

    Visiting Websites ................520

        Using Bookmarks to Move to Websites ..........................521

        Using Your Favorites to Move to Websites ..................524

        Typing URLs to Move to Websites...............526

        Using Your Browsing History to Move to Websites ....................528

    Viewing Websites ..............530

    Working with Multiple Websites at the Same Time ...534

        Opening New Pages in the Background .......................534

        Opening New Pages in a New Tab .............535

        Using Tab View to Manage Open Web Pages .........536

        Searching the Web .........................539

    Saving and Organizing Bookmarks .......................541

        Creating Bookmarks .....................541

        Organizing Bookmarks.............544

        Deleting Bookmarks or Folders of Bookmarks .....549

        Creating Bookmarks on the Home Screen .................550

    Using 3D Touch with Safari (iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus Only) ................552

    Completing Forms on the Web 554

        Manually Completing Forms ..555

        Using AutoFill to Complete Forms .............557

    Signing In to Websites Automatically ................558

Chapter 14: Working with Photos and Video You Take with Your iPhone 561

    Getting Started ....................561

    Setting Your Photos & Camera Preferences ...........................562

    Taking Photos and Video with Your iPhone ..........................567

        Taking Photos ............573

        Taking Panoramic Photos .....577

        Taking Video ................579

        Taking Photos and Video from the Lock Screen .581

        Taking Photos and Video from the Control Center ....................582

        Taking Photos with Quick Actions (iPhone 6s, 6s Plus Only) ...................583

    Viewing, Editing, and Working with Photos on Your iPhone....585

        Finding Photos to Work With by Browsing ................585

        Finding Photos to Work With by Searching ..............593

        Using 3D Touch with Photos (iPhone 6s, 6s Plus Only) ........594

        Viewing Photos in Slideshows .........................595

        Working with Burst Mode Photos ...............601

        Editing Photos ..........603

        Enhancing Photos ...........................604

        Straightening, Rotating, and Cropping Photos ...606

        Applying Filters to Photos ...609

        Removing Red-Eye from Photos ...................611

        Making Smart Adjustments to Photos .613

        Working with Photos ..................616

        Sharing Photos via Email.......617

        Organizing Photos in a New Album ........620

        Adding Photos to an Existing Album .....622

        Deleting Photos......624

    Viewing, Editing, and Working with Video on Your iPhone ........625

        Finding and Watching Videos ...........................625

        Editing Video ..............627

    Using AirPlay to View Photos and Videos on a TV .......629

    Using iCloud with Your Photos .633

        Sharing Your Photos .....................633

        Adding Photos to a Shared Album ............635

        Working with Photo Albums Shared with You .....638

Chapter 15: Using Other Cool iPhone Apps and Features 643

    Getting Started ....................643

    Touring Other Cool iPhone Apps .644

        Touring Other Cool iPhone Apps Already Installed on Your iPhone ........................644

        Touring Other Cool iPhone Apps You Can Download onto Your iPhone ..........647

    Listening to Podcasts with the Podcasts App ....................649

        Setting Your Podcast Preferences ................649

        Using the Podcasts App to Subscribe to Podcasts .....................652

        Choosing a Podcast to Listen To ...................655

        Listening to Podcasts .................658

        Managing Podcasts and Episodes of Podcasts ....662

    Finding Your Way with Maps ........665

    Working with the Wallet App and Apple Pay .....................672

        Working with the Wallet App 672

        Adding Passes or Cards to Your Wallet Using an App ............677

        Adding Passes or Cards to Your Wallet by Scanning Their Codes .....678

    Working with Apple Pay.........680

        Adding Credit or Debit Cards to Apple Pay ..............682

        Managing Apple Pay ...................684

    Managing Your Health with the Health App........................686

        Using the Health App to Create a Medical ID ........686

        Accessing Your Medical ID ..688

        Using the Health App for Health and Fitness Information .........................689

        Configuring Apps to Report to the Health App .690

        Using the Health App to View Health Information ....................692

        Managing Sources in the Health App ...695

    Working Seamlessly Across Your Devices.....696

        Working with Handoff ..............696

        Using Handoff on iOS Devices .........................697

        Taking Phone Calls on Macs or iPads .....699

Chapter 16: Maintaining and Protecting Your iPhone and Solving Problems ONLINE

Bonus Content: Finding and Listening to Music ONLINE

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