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iPad and iPhone Tips and Tricks: Covers all iPad and iPhone models that run iOS 10, 6th Edition

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  • Copyright 2017
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Edition: 6th
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-466892-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-466892-5

Easily Unlock the Power of Your iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini, or iPhone

Discover hundreds of tips and tricks you can use right away with your iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini, or iPhone to maximize its functionality. Learn how to use iOS 10 (as well as iOS 10.1) and utilize your Apple mobile device as a powerful communications, organization, and productivity tool–as well as a feature-packed entertainment device, health and fitness tool, and intelligent remote control for your home’s various smart devices (such as its lightbulbs, thermostat, and door locks).

Using an easy-to-understand, nontechnical approach, this book is ideal for beginners and more experienced users alike who want to discover how to use the iOS operating system with iCloud and the latest versions of popular apps. This book covers all the latest iPhone and iPad models, including the iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, iPhone 7, and iPhone 7 Plus, as well as the latest iPad Pro, iPad Air, and iPad mini models.

Here’s just a sampling of what the tips, tricks, and strategies offered in this book will help you accomplish:

·         Discover how to use the newly redesigned versions of the Messages, Music, News, and Notes apps that come preinstalled with iOS 10 and iOS 10.1.

·         Learn how to take visually impressive photos, and then edit and share them using the updated Camera and Photos apps. (iPhone 7 Plus users also learn how to best utilize the new Portrait shooting mode.)

·         Using the redesigned Maps app, transform your iPhone or iPad into a powerful GPS navigation device to obtain real-time, turn-by-turn driving, walking, or mass transit directions in cities around the world. Plus, access information about millions of businesses, services, and points of interest.

·         Learn secrets for using other popular preinstalled apps, such as Contacts, Calendar, Reminds, Safari, Mail, Health, iBooks, Wallet, and Phone.

·         Synchronize files, documents, data, photos, and content with iCloud, your computer, and your other iOS mobile devices.

·         Learn how to interact with your tablet or phone using Siri and your voice.

·         Discover the latest calling features built in to the iPhone, and learn how to forward your calls to your iPad or Mac with the improved Handoff feature.

·         Learn about cutting-edge features, such as Apple Pay and Family Sharing, as well as device-specific features, such as Split-Screen, Slide Over, Picture-in-Picture, and Safari’s Split-Screen option (on the latest iPad models). Also learn how to use the expanded Peek and Pop menus and options offered on the latest iPhone models.

·         Create and maintain a reliable backup of your iPhone or iPad using iCloud Backup.

Category: Apple Digital Media

User Level: Beginning-Intermediate

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Get Acquainted with Your iPhone or iPad

Charging It Up, and Getting Ready to Go

Turning Off or Putting to Sleep the iPhone or iPad

Upgrading from iOS 9 to iOS 10

Interacting with Your iPhone or iPad

    Touchscreen Techniques

    Using the Virtual Keyboard

    Taking Advantage of the iPad’s Display Options

    Using an External Keyboard or Stylus

Securing Your iOS Mobile Device

Finding Your Lost or Stolen Device

Maintaining a Backup of Your Device

Chapter 2 Customize Your iPhone or iPad

Using the Settings App

    Commonly Used Options Available from the Main Settings Menu

Working with Control Center

Organizing Apps in Folders

Moving App Icons Around on the Home Screen

Discovering What’s Possible from the Lock Screen

Managing Your Customized Notification Center Screen

Chapter 3 Say It and Make It So Using Siri

What You Should Know Before Using Siri

Customizing Siri

    Helping Siri Get To Know You

Activating Siri

Discovering How Siri Can Help You

    Finding, Displaying, or Using Information Related to Your Contacts

    Initiating a Call

    Setting Up Reminders and To-Do Items

    Reading or Sending Text Messages

    Checking the Weather or Your Investments

    Finding Information on the Web or Getting Answers to Questions

    Scheduling and Managing Meetings and Events

    Sending Email and Accessing New (Incoming) Email

    Setting an Alarm or Timer

    Getting Directions Using the Maps App

    Controlling the Music

    Dictating Notes to Yourself

    Asking Siri About Sports, Movies, Entertainment, and Restaurants

Using Dictation Mode

Using CarPlay

Chapter 4 Find, Buy, and Use Third-Party Apps

Working with the App Store

    Installing New Apps

    Restoring or Reinstalling Apps You’ve Already Downloaded

Finding Apps, Music, and More

Everything You Need to Know About Apps

    Understanding Device Compatibility

    Quick Guide to App Pricing

    What You Need To Know About App Pricing

    Shopping with the App Store App

Quick Tips for Finding Apps

Keeping Your Apps Up to Date

Managing Your Kids’ App Acquisitions

Chapter 5 Sync, Share, and Print Files Using AirDrop, AirPlay, AirPrint, and Handoff

Streaming Content from Your iPhone or iPad to Other Compatible Devices Using AirPlay

Printing Files Wirelessly Using an AirPrint-Compatible Printer

Using Handoff

Chapter 6 Use iCloud and the iCloud Drive App

Managing Your iCloud Storage Space

Accessing Content Saved to iCloud

    Accessing Your Purchased iTunes Stores Content from Any Device

Using iCloud to Sync Your App-Specific Data, Documents, and Files

    Customizing iCloud to Work with Your Apps

Accessing Your App-Specific Data Online from iCloud.com

    Automatically Transferring Documents Using iCloud

Creating a Photo Library Using iCloud

Using a Unique Apple ID for iCloud

Backing Up with iCloud

Sharing Purchased Content with Family Sharing

Using the iCloud Drive App

Chapter 7 Navigate and Interact with Your World Using the Redesigned Maps App

Setting Maps App Preferences from Settings

Getting the Most from Using the Maps App’s Features

Overview of the Maps App’s Screen

    Viewing a Map from Multiple Perspectives

Obtaining Turn-by-Turn Directions

Looking Up Contact Entries, Businesses, Restaurants, Landmarks, and Points of Interest

    Using the Interactive Location Screens

Using the Maps App’s Flyover View

Chapter 8 Shoot, Edit, and Share Photos and Videos

The iPhone 7 Plus Is Different from Other iPhones When It Comes to Using the Camera App

Get Acquainted with the iOS 10 Edition of the Camera App

Taking Photos or Shooting Video

    Launching the Camera App

    Shooting Photos or Video

    iPhone 7 Plus Users: Discover Portrait Mode

    Using the Autofocus and Exposure Control Options

Snapping a Photo

Shooting a Panoramic Photo

Shooting HD Video

Using the Photos App to View, Edit, Enhance, Print, and Share Photos and Videos

Experiencing Photos and Videos with Memories

Navigating Around the Photos App

    Moving Images Between Albums

Viewing an Image in Full-Screen Mode

Tools for Editing Photos





Editing Videos

Printing Photos

Third-Party Apps for Ordering Prints from Your Images

Sharing Photos and Videos

Deleting Photos Stored on Your iOS Device

Taking Advantage of iCloud Photo Library

Using the Photos App with iCloud’s Family Sharing

Getting Additional Photography and Videography Functions

Chapter 9 Make and Receive Calls with an iPhone

Answering an Incoming Call

Using the Handoff Feature with Calls

Managing the Do Not Disturb Feature

Managing Calls in Progress

Responding to a Call Waiting Signal While on the Phone

Making Calls from Your iPhone

    Manual Dialing

    Dialing from a Contacts Entry

Using the Call Over Wi-Fi Calling Feature

Managing Your Voicemail

    Recording Your Outgoing Message

    Playing and Deleting Voicemail Messages

Creating and Using a Favorites List

Accessing Your Recents Call Log

Keeping Track of Usage

Customizing Ringtones

    Picking Custom Ringtones for Specific Contacts

Chapter 10 Improve Your Health and Manage Your Wealth Using Your iPhone

Discovering the iPhone-Specific Health App

    Getting Started with the Health App

    Using the Medical ID Feature

Managing Apple Pay and More Using the Wallet App

    Setting Up and Using Apple Pay from Your iPhone

    Adding Card Details to the Wallet App

    Using the Wallet App to Manage Reward Cards, Membership Cards, and More

Chapter 11 Send and Receive Emails with the Mail App

Adding Email Accounts to the Mail App

Customizing Mail Options from Settings

Viewing Your Incoming Mail

Composing an Email Message

    Inserting a Photo or Video into Outgoing Mail

    Inserting an Email Attachment

Using Select, Select All, Cut, Copy, and Paste

Saving an Unsent Draft of an Email

Reading Email

    The Edit Button

    Deleting Individual Incoming Messages

    Viewing Your Emails

    Using the Mail App’s VIP List Feature

    Dealing with Incoming Attachments

    Organizing Email Messages in Folders

    Forwarding, Printing, and Replying to Messages

Chapter 12 Communicate Better Using the Messages App

Communicating Effectively with the Messages App

Using the Messages App with Apple’s iMessage Service

    Setting Up a Free iMessage Account

    Benefits to Using iMessage

Working with the Messages App

    Creating and Sending a Text Message

    Sending Your Own Handwritten Message

    Recording and Sending an Audio Message

    Participating in a Text-Message Conversation

    Communicating with Emojis

    Generating a Quick Response to a Message and Adding Emphasis

    Responding to an Incoming Message

    Relaunching or Reviewing Past Conversations

    Participating in a Group Conversation

Chapter 13 Surf the Web More Efficiently Using Safari

Customizing Your Web Surfing Experience

Using Tabbed Browsing with Safari

    Switching Between Web Pages on an iPhone

    Using Tabbed Browsing on the iPad

Cleaning Up Screen Clutter with Safari’s Reader Option

Creating and Managing Reading Lists

    Working with Bookmarks

Sharing Web Content in Safari

Creating, Managing, and Syncing Safari Bookmarks

    Syncing Usernames and Passwords Using iCloud

Launching Your Favorite Websites via Home Screen Icons

Chapter 14 Use Calendar, Contacts, Reminders, and Notes

Customizing Each App in iOS 10

Syncing App-Specific Data with Online-Based Apps

Syncing App-Specific Data with iCloud

Getting Acquainted with the Calendar App

    Controlling the Calendar View

    Entering a New Event

    Using Siri to Enter New Events

    Viewing Individual Appointment Details

    Customizing the Calendar App

Using the Contacts App to Keep Track of People

    Determining What Information to Store in Contacts

    Integrating the Contacts App with Other Apps

    Viewing Your Contacts

    Creating a New Contacts Entry

    Adding a Photo to a Contacts Entry

    Editing or Deleting a Contact

    Sharing Contact Entries

Creating and Managing Lists with the Reminders App

    Staying Up to Date with Reminders

    Deleting an Entire To-Do List

Taking Notes or Gathering Information Using the Notes App

    Using the New Collaboration Feature

    Creating and Managing Notes App Folders

    Creating Individual Notes

    Moving Notes Between Folders

    Creating Interactive Checklists in Notes

    Using the Drawing Tools in the Notes App

    Sharing Notes

Chapter 15 Get Acquainted with the Music, Videos, and iTunes Store Apps

Getting to Know the All-New Music App

    Getting Started with the Music App

    Discovering the Apple Music Service

    Using the Music App: A Quick Tutorial

    Taking Advantage of the Now Playing Screen

    Using Control Center’s Music Controls

    Creating Custom Playlists Using the Music App

    Customizing the iTunes Store and Music Apps

    Connecting with Your Favorite Bands and Artists

    Streaming Music via the Internet

Using the Videos App to Watch TV Shows, Movies, and More

Using the iTunes Store App to Make Purchases

    Finding TV Episodes You Want to Purchase

Streaming Video Content

Chapter 16 Customize Your Reading Experience with iBooks and the Redesigned News App

Customizing iBooks Settings

Organizing Your Personal eBook Library

Navigating the iBooks App

Learning More About Specific eBooks While Visiting iBook Store

    Finding a Specific eBook–Fast

    Learning About an eBook from Its Description

    Purchasing an eBook or Audiobook

Customizing Your eBook Reading Experience

Alternative Methods for Reading eBooks

Exploring the Redesigned News App

    Customizing the News App

    Navigating Around the News App

    Reading Articles That Cater to Your Interests

    Expanding Your Collection of Sources and Content Providers

Subscribing to Digital Editions of Newspapers and Magazines

Chapter 17 Use the Home App to Remotely Control Your Home

“HomeKit” Compatibility

Getting Acquainted with the Home App

    Allowing Guests to Control Smart Equipment in Your Home

Some Final Thoughts

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