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My iPhone (covers iOS 5 running on iPhone 3GS, 4 or 4S), 5th Edition


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  • Copyright 2012
  • Edition: 5th
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-4892-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-4892-8

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, iPods, and iPads
  • Use Siri to get information, write texts and emails, set reminders/appointments, and more just by speaking to your iPhone 4S
  • 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, iCloud, and texts
  • 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: Find additional tasks and  other helpful information on this book’s website  at quepublishing.com/title/9780789748928

CATEGORY:  Apple Digital Media

COVERS:  Apple iPhone

USER LEVEL:  Beginning-Intermediate



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My iPhone: Connecting to the Internet, Bluetooth Devices, and iPhones/iPods/iPads

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Table of Contents

Chapter 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 Only) . .24

    Preparing iTunes . .26

        Downloading and Installing iTunes on a Windows PC . . .27

        Updating iTunes . .28

        Obtaining and Signing In to an iTunes Store Account . .28

    Preparing iCloud . .30

        Obtaining a iCloud Account . .31

        Configuring iCloud on a Windows PC . .31

        Configuring iCloud on a Mac . .33

Chapter 2 Connecting to the Internet, Bluetooth Devices, and iPhones/iPods/iPads. . .35

    Connecting an iPhone to the Internet . .36

        Connecting to an Open Wi-Fi Network . .36

        Connecting to a Commercial Wi-Fi Network . .41

        Connecting to a Closed Wi-Fi Network  .42

        Changing Wi-Fi Networks . .44

        Forgetting Wi-Fi Networks . .45

    Connecting to the Internet via a Cellular Data Network . .47

    Connecting to Other Devices Using Bluetooth . .52

    Connecting to Other iPhones, iPod touches, and iPads . .55

Chapter 3 Moving Audio,Video, Books, and Photos onto

Your iPhone . 57

    Using iTunes to Add Audio,Video, and Books onto an iPhone . .59

        Importing Audio CDs to the iTunes Library . .59

        Purchasing Content from the iTunes Store . .63

        Renting Movies from the iTunes Store . .68

        Subscribing to Podcasts in the iTunes Store . .70

        Building Music Playlists . .72

        Building Smart Playlists . .75

        Moving Audio and Video from the iTunes Library onto an iPhone . .78

    Using iTunes to Add Books to Your iPhone . .93

        Adding Books to Your iTunes Library . .93

        Moving Books onto an iPhone . .95

    Using iTunes to Add Photos to Your iPhone . .96

        Moving Photos from a Windows PC onto an iPhone . .96

        Moving Photos from a Mac to an iPhone . .97

    Using the iTunes App to Add Audio and Video to an iPhone . .99

    Using the iBooks App to Add Books to an iPhone . .103

    Using iCloud to Add Content to Your iPhone . .109

        Setting Store Preferences on Your iPhone . .109

        Downloading Content You Purchased Previously . .111

        Using iTunes Match to Add Content to Your iPhone . .112

        Configuring iTunes Match on Your Computer . .113

        Configuring iTunes Match on Your iPhone . .114

Chapter 4 Configuring and Synchronizing Information on an iPhone . 117

    Syncing Information with iTunes . .118

        Using iTunes to Sync Information on Macs . .119

        Using iTunes to Sync Information on Windows PCs . .124

    Syncing Information with iCloud . .127

    Syncing Information with Exchange . .135

Chapter 5 Managing Contacts . 141

    Configuring How Contacts Display on an iPhone . .142

    Creating New Contacts While Using an iPhone . .144

        Creating a Contact from an Email . .145

        Creating a Contact from a Map . .147

        Creating Contacts on an iPhone Manually . .148

    Using Contacts on an iPhone . .156

        Using the Contacts App . .157

        Using Contact Information in Other Applications . .160

    Changing or Deleting Contacts . .161

        Changing, Adding, or Removing Information for an Existing Contact Manually . .161

        Deleting Contacts Manually . .163

Chapter 6 Making, Receiving, and Managing Calls. 165

    Configuring Phone Settings . .166

        Customizing Your Ringtones . .166

        Buying Ringtones Using the iTunes App . .167

        Syncing Ringtones . .170

        Setting Phone Sounds . .170

        Configuring Phone Settings . .173

        Other Phone Settings . .175

        Configuring FaceTime Settings . .176

    Making Calls . .178

        Dialing with the Keypad . .178

        Dialing with Contacts . .179

        Dialing with Favorites . .180

        Dialing with Recents . .181

    Managing In-Process Calls . .183

        Entering Numbers During a Call . .184

        Making Conference Calls . .185

    Receiving Calls . .188

        Answering Calls . .188

        Answering Calls When You’re Already on a Call . .190

    Managing Calls . .191

        Clearing Recent Calls . .191

        Adding Caller Information to Favorites . .193

        Using the iPhone’s Headset for Calls . .194

        Using Voice Control (iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 Only) . .194

    Making Calls with Siri (iPhone 4S Only) . .196

    Using Visual Voicemail . .197

        Recording a Greeting . .198

        Listening to and Managing Voicemails . .200

        Finding and Listening to Voicemails . .202

        Deleting Voicemails . .204

        Listening to and Managing Deleted Voicemails . .204

        Returning Calls . .205

        Changing Your Voicemail Password . .206

    Getting Some FaceTime (iPhone 4 and Later) . .207

        Making a FaceTime Call . .207

        Accepting a FaceTime Call . .211

Chapter 7 Emailing . 213

    Configuring Email Accounts on an iPhone . .214

        Configuring Gmail,Yahoo! Mail, AOL, or Hotmail Email Accounts on an iPhone Manually . .215

        Configuring Other Email Accounts on an iPhone Manually . .217

        Performing Advanced Configuration of Email Accounts on an iPhone . .219

    Configuring General Email Settings . .224

        Configuring How Email Is Retrieved . .224

        Configuring Global Email Settings . .227

    Managing Email Accounts . .232

        Changing Email Account Configurations . .233

        Deleting Email Accounts . .234

    Working with Email . .235

        Receiving and Reading Email . .236

        Sending Email . .242

        Replying to Email . .246

        Forwarding Email . .248

        Managing Email . .251

    Emailing with Siri (iPhone 4S Only) . .259

        Composing New Email Messages with Siri . .259

        Replying to Emails with Siri . .262

        Dictating into Messages You Are Writing . .263

        Doing More in Email with Siri . .264

Chapter 8 Texting . 267

        Configuring the Text Tone . .268

        Configuring iMessaging and Text Settings . .269

        Sending Text Messages . .272

        Receiving and Replying to Text Messages . .276

        Working with Text Messages . .280

    Conversing in Text . .280

        Including Images and Video in Text Conversations . .283

        Using Photos or Videos You Receive . .285

        Deleting Messages . .285

        Deleting a Conversation . .287

    Texting with Siri (iPhone 4S Only) . .288

        Having Text Messages Read to You . .288

        Replying to Text Messages with Siri . .290

        Sending New Text Messages with Siri . .290

        Doing More Texting with Siri . .292

Chapter 9 Managing Calendars and Time . 295

    Configuring an iPhone’s Calendar,Date, and Time Settings . .295

    Working with Calendars . .306

        Viewing Calendars . .307

        Adding Events to a Calendar Manually . .311

        Adding Events to the Calendar by Accepting Invitations . .321

        Working with Event Alarms . .323

    Working with Reminders . .324

        Creating Reminders . .325

        Managing Reminders . .330

    Using an iPhone as a Clock . .334

    Using Siri to Manage Time (iPhone 4S Only) . .339

        Using Siri to Create Events . .340

        Using Siri to Create Reminders . .342

Chapter 10 Surfing the Web . 347

        Configuring Safari Settings . .348

    Browsing the Web on an iPhone . .354

        Moving to Websites via Bookmarks . .354

        Moving to Websites by Typing a URL . .356

        Viewing Websites . .358

        Searching the Web . .360

        Returning to Previous Websites . .361

        Saving and Organizing Bookmarks . .363

        Creating a Bookmark on the Home Screen . .370

        Emailing a Link to a Web Page . .371

        Tweeting a Web Page . .372

    Completing Web Forms . .373

        Signing In Automatically . .375

        Opening and Managing Multiple Web Pages at the Same Time . .376

        Using Safari’s Reading List . .379

Chapter 11 Listening to Music, Podcasts, and Other Audio . 383

    Finding and Listening to Music . .383

        Using the Cover Flow Browser to Find and Play Music . .384

        Using Playlists to Find Music . .386

        Using Artists to Find Music . .389

        Using the More Menu to Find Music . .393

        Searching for Music . .394

        Using Shared Sources to Find Music . .395

        Using the Genius to Find Music . .397

        Finding Music by Shuffling . .401

        Finding Music by Speaking (iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4) . .403

    Finding Music with Siri (iPhone 4S) . .404

        Playing Music . .405

    Controlling Audio Content Quickly . .409

        Controlling Audio When the iPhone Is Locked . .409

        Controlling Audio When You Do Something Else . .410

    Finding and Listening to Podcasts . .411

    Customizing Your iPhone for Audio . .414

        Configuring the Music Toolbar . .414

        Configuring iPhone’s Music Settings . .415

    Listening to Music with iTunes Match . .419

Chapter 12 Watching Movies,TV Shows, and Other Video . 423

    Finding and Watching Video . .423

        Finding Video . .424

        Watching Video . .426

        Watching Rented Video . .428

        Watching Video Podcasts . .430

        Shared Video . .431

        Deleting Video . .432

    Configuring iPhone’s Video Settings . .433

Chapter 13 Working with Photos and Video. 437

    Taking Photos with Your iPhone . .438

        Taking Photos with the Camera App . .438

        Taking Photos Quickly . .443

        Taking Video with an iPhone . .444

    Viewing, Editing, and Working with Photos on an iPhone . .446

        Configuring Photo Settings . .446

        Viewing Photos Individually . .448

        Viewing Photos as a Slideshow . .453

        Editing Photos . .457

        Deleting Photos or Video from an iPhone . .461

    Working with Photos . .462

        Emailing Multiple Photos . .462

        Assigning a Photo to a Contact . .464

        Using Photos as Wallpaper . .466

    Viewing, Editing, and Working with Video . .467

        Watching Video . .467

        Editing Video . .469

        Sharing Video . .470

    Moving Photos from Your iPhone to a Computer . .472

        Moving Photos from an iPhone to a Windows PC . .472

        Moving Photos from an iPhone to a Mac . .474

    Working with Photo Stream . .474

        Configuring Your iPhone to Access the Photo Stream . .475

        Accessing Your Photo Stream on Your iPhone . .476

Chapter 14 Using Cool iPhone Apps . 479

    Reading Books with iBooks . .479

        Finding Books to Read . .480

        Reading Books . .482

    Tweeting . .491

        Setting Up Twitter . .491

        Twittering . .493

    Finding Your Way with Maps . .496

        Finding a Location by Searching . .497

        Finding a Location with Bookmarks . .499

        Deleting or Changing Bookmarks . .500

        Finding Your Current Location . .502

        Working with Maps . .503

        Getting Directions . .505

    Touring Other Cool iPhone Apps . .509

Chapter 15 Installing and Maintaining iPhone Apps . 511

    Using iTunes to Find and Install iPhone Apps . .512

        Downloading Apps from the iTunes Store . .512

        Moving Applications from an iTunes Library onto Your iPhone . .515

        Using the App Store App to Find and Install iPhone Apps . .516

    Maintaining iPhone Applications . .522

Chapter 16 Customizing Your iPhone. 527

    Customizing Your Home Screens . .528

        Using the iPhone to Customize Your Home Screens . .528

        Using iTunes to Customize Your Home Screens . .533

    Accessing iPhone Settings . .538

    Using Airplane Mode . .539

    Configuring and Working with Notifications . .540

        Configuring Notifications . .542

        Working with Notifications . .544

        Working with the Notification Center . .545

        Configuring General Sound Settings . .546

        Setting Screen Brightness . .547

        Setting Wallpaper . .548

    Configuring Other General Settings . .550

        Getting Information about an iPhone . .550

    Configuring Location Services . .554

        Securing Your iPhone . .557

        Configuring Search Options . .572

        Configuring the Keyboard . .573

    Configuring and Using Siri (iPhone 4S Only) . .575

        Configuring Siri . .576

        Understanding How to Use Siri . .579

        Dictating to Siri . .582

Chapter 17 Maintaining an iPhone and Solving Problems . 587

    Maintaining an iPhone . .587

        Maintaining iTunes . .588

        Maintaining an iPhone’s Software with the Settings App . .590

        Maintaining an iPhone’s Software with iTunes . .592

        Maintaining an iPhone’s Power . .593

    Solving iPhone Problems . .594

        Restarting Your iPhone . .594

        Restarting the Computer and iTunes . .595

        Resetting Your iPhone . .595

        Restoring an iPhone . .598

        Reinstalling iTunes . .601

        Getting Help with iPhone Problems . .601

TOC, 9780789748928, 10/28/2011


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