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iPad and iPhone Tips and Tricks: Covers all iPhones and iPads running iOS 11, 7th Edition

iPad and iPhone Tips and Tricks: Covers all iPhones and iPads running iOS 11, 7th Edition

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  • Copyright 2018
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Edition: 7th
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-476401-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-476401-6

Easily Unlock the Power of Your iPad or iPhone Running iOS 11

Discover hundreds of tips and tricks you can use right away with your iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini, or iPhone (including the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, or iPhone X), to maximize its functionality with the all-new iOS 11 operating system.

Learn how to use your smartphone and/or tablet as a powerful communications, organization, and productivity tool, as well as a feature-packed entertainment device.

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

·         Use the new Files app on your iPhone or iPad to manage cloud-based files

·         Take, edit, and share professional-quality photos using the Camera and Photos apps

·         Navigate around your mobile device using the redesigned Dock, App Switcher, and Control Center

·         Multitask like a pro when using an iPad Pro, plus learn tricks for using the optional Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard

·         Discover how to use unique features of the iPhone X

·         Make your web surfing, online shopping, or online banking activities more secure using the Safari web browser and/or Apple Pay

·         Take full advantage of streaming, downloadable, or on-demand TV shows, movies, music, audiobooks, eBooks, podcasts, and other entertainment

·         Use your iPhone or iPad to control “smart” devices in your home, like light bulbs, door locks, appliances, and/or the thermostat

·         Easily navigate the world around you using the updated Maps app

·         Access up-to-the-minute and highly personalized news and information via the News app

·         Take full advantage of Siri, iCloud, and other Apple services

·         Organize and manage your life using the iOS 11 editions of popular apps, including Contacts, Calendar, Notes, Music, TV, iBooks, Maps, and Reminders

·         Effectively manage your emails and text messages using the Mail and Messages apps

·         Find, download, and install the best apps

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Table of Contents


  Discovering What’s New In iOS 11

  Wait, What? the iPhone X Has No Home Button

  What This Book Offers

Chapter 1 Discover iOS 11 and the Newest iPads and iPhones

Discovering What’s New with the iPhone X

Getting Ready to Use Your New iPhone or iPad

Charging Up and Getting Ready to Go

Turning Off or Putting to Sleep the iPhone or iPad

Upgrading From iOS 10 to iOS 11

Interacting with Your iPhone or iPad

    Using the Touchscreen

    Working with the Home Button

    Interacting with the iPhone X

    Using the Virtual Keyboard

    Creating Keyboard Shortcuts

    Using an Optional External Keyboard

Using Headphones with the Newest iPhones

Keeping It Covered

Understanding Applecare+ Coverage

Chapter 2 Customize Your iPad or iPhone

Using the Settings App

    Airplane Mode





    Control Center

    Do Not Disturb


    Display & Brightness



    Siri & Search

    Touch ID (or Face ID) & Passcode

    Battery .


    iTunes & App Store

    Wallet & Apple Pay

    Accounts & Passwords

    App-Specific Customization

    User-Installed Apps

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

Using the App Switcher

Chapter 3 Take Advantage of iOS 11 Features for the iPad

Getting to Know the Customizable Dock

Introducing the Redesigned Control Center

Accessing and Managing Files

    Finding Your Files Stored in the Cloud

    Managing Files and Folders from the Files App

    Adding Tags to Files and Folders

    Annotating and Marking Up Files

Multitasking with the iPad

    Multitasking with the Files App

Using the Apple Pencil with the iPad Pro

Understanding Keyboard Shortcuts

Chapter 4 Say It and Make It So Using Siri

What You Should Know Before Using Siri

Customizing Siri

    Providing Siri with Your Personal Info

    Allowing Siri to Work with Third-Party Apps

Activating Siri

Using Siri As Your Virtual Assistant

    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

Using Dictation Mode

Using Carplay

Chapter 5 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

    Buying Apps

    Researching Apps

Managing Your Account and Redeeming iTunes Gift Cards

    Managing Your iTunes Account

Finding Apps

Keeping Your Apps Up to Date

Managing Your Kids’ App Acquisitions

Chapter 6 Sync, Share, and Print Files Using Airdrop, Airplay, Airprint, and Handoff

Wirelessly Transferring Files Using Airdrop

    Activating Airdrop

    Sharing Content via Airdrop

Streaming Content Between Devices with Airplay

Printing Content Wirelessly Using an Airprint-Compatible Printer

Using Handoff

Chapter 7 Use iCloud and the Files 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

Accessing Your App-Specific Data Online from iCloud.com

Creating a Photo Library Using iCloud

Backing Up with iCloud

Sharing Purchased Content with Family Sharing

Discovering the New Files App

Finding Files in the Cloud

    Marking Up or Annotating a File

    Collaborating on Files

Chapter 8 Navigate and Interact with Your World Using the Maps App

Using Maps for More Than Just Real-Time Navigation

Setting Maps App Preferences

Getting the Most from Using the Maps App’s Features

Understanding the Maps App’s Screen

    Using the Mark My Location Option

    Managing Your Favorites List

    Switching the Map View

Obtaining Turn-By-Turn Directions

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

    Using the Interactive Location Screens

Quick Tips for Using the Maps App

Chapter 9 Shoot, Edit, and Share Photos and Videos

Working with the Cameras

    Taking Photos or Shooting Video

    Launching the Camera App

    Shooting Photos or Video

    Understanding the Shooting Modes

    Discovering Portrait Mode

    Using the HDR Shooting Feature

    Using the Built-In Flash

    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 Live Photos

Editing Videos

Printing Photos

Third-Party Apps for Ordering Prints from Your Images

Sharing Photos and Videos

    Sending Images Wirelessly via Airdrop

    Copying an Image to Another App

    Showing Images on a Television via Airplay

Deleting Photos Stored on Your iOS Device

Taking Advantage of iCloud Photo Library

Chapter 10 Make and Receive Calls with an iPhone or iPad

Using Your iPhone as a Phone

    Managing Incoming Calls

    Customizing Other Phone Options

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

Customizing Ringtones

    Picking Custom Ringtones for Specific Contacts

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

    Managing the Inbox with 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 with the Messages App

Communicating Effectively with the Messages App

Using the Messages App with Apple’s iMessage Service

    Setting Up a Free iMessage Account

Working with the Messages App

Creating and Sending a Text 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

Writing Messages by Hand on an iPad

Muting Conversations

Chapter 13 Surf the Web More Efficiently Using Safari

Customizing Your Web-Surfing Experience

    Adjusting Search-Related Settings

    Customizing General Safari Options

    Adjusting Safari’s Privacy & Security Options

    Examining Additional Safari-Related Options

Using Tabbed Browsing with Safari

    Switching Between Web Pages on an iPhone

    Using Tabbed Browsing on Any 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 Bookmarks and User Information

Launching Your Favorite Websites via Home Screen Icons

Transforming Your iPhone into a Personal Wi-Fi Hotspot

Chapter 14 Use Calendar, Contacts, Reminders, and Notes

Customizing Each App in iOS 11

Syncing App-Specific Data with Online-Based Apps

Getting Acquainted with the Calendar App

    Controlling the Calendar View

    Entering a New Event

    Using Siri to Enter New Events

    Viewing Individual Appointment Details

Using the Contacts App to Keep Track of People and Companies

    Determining What Information to Store

    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 and Reordering Entire To-Do Lists

Taking Notes or Gathering Information Using the Notes App

Using the 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 Be Entertained Using the TV, Music, and iTunes Store Apps

Getting to Know 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

    Streaming Music via the Internet

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

    Watching Video Content Using the TV App

    Taking Advantage of Picture-in-Picture on an iPad

    Renting Movies from the iTunes Store

Using the iTunes Store App to Make Purchases

Getting Acquainted with the Health App

Discovering What the Home App Can Do

Chapter 16 iOS 11 and Apple Pay Security and Privacy Strategies

Setting Up the Passcode Feature

Setting Up the Touch ID Sensor to Unlock Your Phone

Adjusting the Lock Screen Settings

Taking Advantage Of iOS 11’s Restrictions Features

Customizing iOS 11’s Privacy Settings

Making Payments from Your Mobile Device

    Adding or Updating Payment Details for Your Apple ID

    Setting Up Apple Pay

    Adding Card Details to the Wallet App

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

Employing Additional Security and Privacy Strategies

    Create and Use a Virtual Private Network

    Adjust the Privacy and Security Settings for Safari

    Turn Off Airdrop When You’re Not Using It

    Don’t Use Carplay with Your iPhone in Other People’s Cars

    Don’t Ever Share Your iCloud Password

    Turn On the Find My Feature

    Don’t Use iCloud Keychain, Unless You’re the Only Person Using Your iPhone or iPad

    Turn On iCloud’s Two-Factor Authentication

    Be Careful with Shared Online Content

Don’t Worry About “Ransomware” or Viruses on Your iPhone or iPad

    Always Use Common Sense

Chapter 17 Customize Your Reading Experience with the iBooks and News Apps (ONLINE ONLY)

9780789758682    TOC   10/19/2017


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