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My iPhone (Covers iPhone 7/7 Plus and other models running iOS 10), 10th Edition

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  • Copyright 2017
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Edition: 10th
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-458202-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-458202-3

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, 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, and calendars


• Communicate via FaceTime videoconferences, conference calls, text, email, and more


• Make your text messages come alive by adding Digital Touches and effects


• 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 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 via email, AirDrop, or 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


Sample Content

Table of Contents

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 Plus’ Split-Screen ....................................................20

         Working with the Control Center .........................................................21

         Working with the Notification Center ..............................................23

         Using Siri Suggestions ....................................................................................26

         Using the Do Not Disturb Mode ...........................................................26

         Using Airplane Mode .......................................................................................27

         Meeting Siri ..............................................................................................................28

         Understanding iPhone Status Icons ..................................................30

         Turning Your iPhone Off or On ...............................................................32

         Sleeping/Locking and Waking/Unlocking Your iPhone.........32

         Signing In To Your Apple ID .......................................................................35

         Setting the Volume ............................................................................................36

 Chapter 2: Using Your iPhone’s Core Features 39

     Introducing the Settings App ..........................................................................40

     Using and Configuring Widgets .....................................................................40

         Accessing Widgets .............................................................................................40

         Configuring the Widget Center ..............................................................43

     Working with Text .......................................................................................................45

         Working with Predictive Text....................................................................46

         Working with Keyboards ..............................................................................47

         Using Emojis ............................................................................................................48

         Correcting Spelling as You Type ............................................................50

         Editing Text ...............................................................................................................51

         Selecting, Copying, Cutting, or Pasting Text ..............................52

         Correcting Spelling After You’ve Typed ..........................................54

         Dictating Text ..........................................................................................................55

     Searching on Your iPhone ...................................................................................56

     Working with Siri Suggestions ........................................................................59

     Working with Notifications.................................................................................61

         Working with Visual Notifications ........................................................62

         Working with Other Types of Notifications .................................65

         Configuring Your Notifications ...............................................................65

         Configuring an App’s Notifications .....................................................66

     Configuring the Do Not Disturb Mode ....................................................69

         Setting an Automatic Do Not Disturb Schedule ....................70

     Printing from Your iPhone ...................................................................................72

     Working with the Wallet App and Apple Pay ....................................74

         Working with the Wallet App ...................................................................75

         Adding Passes or Cards to Your Wallet Using an App ........78

         Adding Passes or Cards to Your Wallet by Scanning     Their Codes ..............79

         Working with Apple Pay ...............................................................................80

         Adding Credit or Debit Cards to Apple Pay ................................82

         Managing Apple Pay ........................................................................................84

 Chapter 3: Connecting Your iPhone to the Internet, Bluetooth Devices, and iPhones/iPods/iPads 87

     Using Wi-Fi Networks to Connect to the Internet .........................88

         Connecting to Open Wi-Fi Networks ................................................88

         Connecting to Public Wi-Fi Networks ...............................................92

         Disabling Automatic Prompting ...........................................................93

         Forgetting Wi-Fi Networks ..........................................................................94

     Using Cellular Data Networks to Connect to the Internet .....95

         Configuring Cellular Data Use .................................................................98

     Using Bluetooth to Connect to Other Devices ............................. 103

         Connecting to Bluetooth Devices .................................................... 103

     Connecting Your iPhone to Other iPhones, iPod touches, or iPads .............. 106

         Using AirDrop to Share Content with Other iPhones, iPod touches, iPads, or a Mac ........... 107

         Enabling AirDrop ..................... 108

         Using AirDrop to Share Your Content ........................................... 109

         Using AirDrop to Work with Content Shared with You .................. 111

 Chapter 4: Setting Up and Using iCloud and Other Online Accounts 113

     Configuring and Using iCloud ..................................................................... 114

         Obtaining an iCloud Account .............................................................. 115

         Signing In To Your iCloud Account .................................................. 117

         Enabling iCloud to Store Your Information on the Cloud ............. 119

         Configuring iCloud Drive ......................................................................... 121

         Configuring iCloud to Store Photos ............................................... 122

         Configuring Your iCloud Backup ....................................................... 124

         Configuring Your iCloud Keychain .................................................. 125

         Performing Advanced Configuration of Your iCloud Account ........... 127

     Setting Up Other Types of Online Accounts on Your Phone 129

         Configuring an Exchange Account ................................................. 129

         Configuring a Google Account ........................................................... 133

     Configuring Other Types of Online Accounts ............................... 135

         Setting Up an Online Account that Isn’t Built-in ................ 136

         Configuring a Facebook Account ..................................................... 137

     Setting How and When Your Accounts Are Updated ............. 139

         Configuring How New Data Is Retrieved for Your Accounts ................. 140

 Chapter 5: Customizing How Your iPhone Works 145

     Working with the Settings App .................................................................. 146

         Using the Settings App on Any iPhone ...................................... 146

         Searching for Settings ................................................................................ 147

         Using the Settings App on an iPhone Plus .............................. 148

     Setting Keyboard, Language, and Format Options .................. 150

         Setting Keyboard Preferences ............................................................. 150

         Creating and Working with Text Replacements .................. 154

         Setting Language and Region Preferences ............................. 155

     Setting Privacy and Location Services Preferences .................. 158

     Configuring Passcode, Touch ID, and Content Restrictions ................ 164

         Configuring Your Passcode and Touch ID ................................. 164

         Setting Restrictions for Content and Apps .............................. 171

     Customizing How Your iPhone Works with Apps ...................... 176

         Configuring Your iPhone to Download and Maintain Apps ........... 177

         Using the App Store App to Find and Install iPhone Apps .................. 178

         Searching for Apps ........................................................................................ 180

         Browsing for Apps .......................................................................................... 182

         Downloading Apps ....................................................................................... 184

 Chapter 6: Customizing How Your iPhone Looks and Sounds 189

     Customizing Your Home Screens .............................................................. 189

         Moving Icons Around Your Home Screens .............................. 190

         Creating Folders to Organize Apps on Your Home Screens ............................... 192

         Placing Icons in Existing Folders ....................................................... 194

         Configuring the Home Screen Dock.............................................. 195

         Deleting Icons .................................................................................................... 196

     Setting the Screen’s Brightness, Lock/Wake, Text, View, and Wallpaper Options ..................... 197

         Setting the Screen Brightness and Night Shift .................... 199

         Setting Auto-Lock and Raise to Wake .......................................... 201

         Setting Text Size and Bold....................................................................... 202

         Choosing a View ............................................................................................... 203

         Setting the Wallpaper on the Home and ock Screens ............... 205

     Choosing the Sounds and Vibratory Feedback Your iPhone Uses ..................... 209

 Chapter 7: Managing Contacts 215

     Setting Your Contacts Preferences .......................................................... 216

     Creating Contacts on Your iPhone ........................................................... 217

         Creating New Contacts from Email................................................. 217

         Creating Contacts Manually .................................................................. 219

     Working with Contacts on Your iPhone .............................................. 226

         Using the Contacts App ............................................................................ 226

         Accessing Contacts from Other Apps........................................... 229

     Managing Your Contacts on Your iPhone ......................................... 231

         Updating Contact Information ........................................................... 232

         Deleting Contacts ........................................................................................... 234

 Chapter 8: Communicating with the Phone and FaceTime Apps 237

     Configuring Phone Settings .......................................................................... 237

     Making Voice Calls .................................................................................................. 240

         Dialing with the Keypad ........................................................................... 241

         Dialing with Contacts .................................................................................. 241

         Dialing with Favorites ................................................................................. 243

         Dialing with Recents .................................................................................... 244

         Dialing from the FAVORITES Widget .............................................. 245

     Managing In-Process Voice Calls ............................................................... 246

         Entering Numbers During a Call ....................................................... 248

         Making Conference Calls .......................................................................... 249

         Using Another App During a Voice Call...................................... 253

     Receiving Voice Calls ............................................................................................ 253

         Answering Calls ................................................................................................ 254

         Answering Calls During a Call ............................................................. 256

     Managing Voice Calls ........................................................................................... 257

         Clearing Recent Calls ................................................................................... 257

         Adding Calling Information to Favorites ................................... 258

         Using the iPhone’s Headset for Calls ............................................. 259

     Using Visual Voicemail ........................................................................................ 260

         Recording a New Greeting ..................................................................... 260

         Listening to, Reading, and Managing Voicemails .............. 262

         Finding and Listening to Voicemails.............................................. 263

         Listening to and Managing Deleted Voicemails ................. 265

     Communicating with FaceTime ................................................................. 267

         Configuring FaceTime Settings .......................................................... 267

         Making FaceTime Calls ............................................................................... 269

         Receiving FaceTime Calls ......................................................................... 272

         Managing FaceTime Calls ........................................................................ 273

 Chapter 9: Sending, Receiving, and Managing Email 277

     Configuring Email Accounts .......................................................................... 278

     Setting Mail App Preferences ....................................................................... 278

     Working with Email ............................................................................................... 282

         Receiving and Reading Email............................................................... 284

         Receiving and Reading Email on an iPhone Plus ............. 290

         Using 3D Touch for Email ....................................................................... 291

         Sending Email .................................................................................................... 294

         Using Mail’s Suggested Recipients .................................................. 297

         Replying to Email ............................................................................................ 298

         Forwarding Emails .......................................................................................... 299

     Managing Email ........................................................................................................ 301

     Checking for New Email ............................................................................ 301

         Understanding the Status of Email ................................................. 302

         Managing Email from the Message Screen ............................. 302

         Managing Email from an Inbox .......................................................... 303

         Managing Multiple Emails at the Same Time ........................ 306

         Organizing Email from the Message Screen .......................... 307

         Organizing Email from the Inbox ..................................................... 309

         Viewing Messages in a Mailbox ......................................................... 310

         Saving Images Attached to Email .................................................... 312

         Filtering Email..................................................................................................... 313

         Searching Your Email ................................................................................... 314

         Working with VIPs ........................................................................................... 315

         Designating VIPs .............................................................................................. 315

         Accessing VIP Email ....................................................................................... 316

         Managing Junk Email .................................................................................. 317

         Marking Junk Email ....................................................................................... 318

 Chapter 10: Sending, Receiving, and Managing Texts and iMessages 321

     Preparing the Messages App for Messaging .................................. 322

         Setting Your Text and iMessage Preferences.......................... 322

         Blocking People from Messaging or Texting You ............... 329

     Sending Messages ................................ 330

         Creating a New Message and Conversation ........................... 332

         Sending Messages in an Existing Conversation .................. 335

         Applying Effects to Messages You Send .................................... 337

         Including Photos or Video in Messages You Send ............ 338

         Using Digital Touches in Messages You Send ....................... 344

         Managing Apps in Messages................................................................ 347

         Adding Content from Apps to Messages You Send ........ 349

         Including Instant Audio in Messages You Send .................. 351

         Adding Your Location to Messages You Send ....................... 352

         Using Quick Actions to Send Messages ..................................... 353

     Receiving, Reading, and Replying to Messages .......................... 354

         Receiving Messages ...................... 354

         Reading Messages.................................. 355

         Viewing Images or Video You Receive in Messages ........ 358

         Listening to Audio in Messages You Receive in Messages ............ 360

         Replying to Messages from the Messages App................... 361

         Replying to Messages from a Banner Alert ............................. 363

         Having a Messages Conversation .................................................... 364

     Working with Messages .................................................................................... 365

         Managing Messages Conversations............................................... 366

         Receiving and Reading Messages on an iPhone Plus .... 369

         Using 3D Touch for Messages ............................................................ 370

         Browsing Attachments to Conversations .................................. 371

         Working with Messages from People You Might Not Know .................. 373

         Responding to a Message with Icons ........................................... 374

         Deleting Messages and Conversations ....................................... 375

         Deleting Conversations ............................................................................. 377

 Chapter 11: Managing Calendars 379

     Setting Calendar, Date, and Time Preferences .............................. 379

     Working with Calendars .................................................................................... 382

         Viewing Calendars and Events ............................................................ 382

         Navigating Calendars .................................................................................. 386

         Viewing Calendars.......................................................................................... 386

         Using 3D Touch for Events (iPhone 6s/6s Plus and Later) ................ 391

         Adding Events to a Calendar ................................................................ 392

         Using Quick Actions with the Calendar App (iPhone 6s/6s Plus and Later) ............... 401

         Searching Calendars ..................................................................................... 401

         Working with Invitations .......................................................................... 402

         Sharing Calendars........................................................................................... 406

         Managing Calendars, Events, and Invitations ....................... 408

 Chapter 12: Working with Siri 411

     Setting Up Siri............................................................................................................. 412

     Understanding Siri’s Personality ................................................................ 413

     Learning How to Use Siri by Example ................................................... 419

         Using Siri to Make Voice Calls .............................................................. 419

         Composing New Email with Siri ........................................................ 421

         Replying to Emails with Siri ................................................................... 422

         Having Messages Read to You ............................................................ 424

         Replying to Messages with Siri ........................................................... 425

         Sending New Messages with Siri ...................................................... 425

         Using Siri to Create Events ...................................................................... 426

         Using Siri to Create Reminders ........................................................... 427

         Using Siri to Get Information ............................................................... 430

         Using Siri to Play Music .............................................................................. 431

         Using Siri to Get Directions .................................................................... 432

         Using Siri to Open Apps ............................................................................ 433

     Using Dictation to Speak Text Instead of Typing ........................ 434

 Chapter 13: Surfing the Web 437

     Setting Safari Preferences ................................................................................ 437

     Visiting Websites ...................................................................................................... 440

         Using Bookmarks to Move to Websites ...................................... 441

         Using Your Favorites to Move to Websites ............................... 443

         Typing URLs to Move to Websites.................................................... 445

         Using Your Browsing History to Move to Websites .......... 447

     Viewing Websites .................................................................................................... 448

     Working with Multiple Websites at the Same Time ................. 450

         Opening New Pages in the Background .................................... 451

         Opening New Pages in a New Tab .................................................. 452

         Using Tab View to Manage Open Web Pages ........................ 453

         Opening Web Pages That Are Open on Other Devices ................. 454

     Searching the Web ................................................................................................. 455

     Saving and Organizing Bookmarks ......................................................... 457

         Creating Bookmarks ..................................................................................... 458

         Organizing Bookmarks............................................................................... 460

         Deleting Bookmarks or Folders of Bookmarks ..................... 465

     Using 3D Touch with Safari ............................................................................ 465

     Sharing Web Pages ................................................................................................ 467

         Emailing a Link to a Web Page ............................................................ 468

         Messaging a Web Page .............................................................................. 469

     Signing In to Websites Automatically ................................................... 470

 Chapter 14: Taking Photos and Video with Your iPhone 473

     Setting Your Photos & Camera Preferences ..................................... 474

     Using the Camera App to Take Photos and Video with Your iPhone .......................... 476

         Taking Photos ..................................................................................................... 481

         Taking Panoramic Photos ........................................................................ 484

         Taking Telephoto Photos (iPhone 7 Plus Only) .................... 485

         Taking Portrait Photos (iPhone 7 Plus Only) ........................... 486

         Taking Video ........................................................................................................ 487

         Taking Photos and Video from the Lock Screen ................. 489

         Taking Photos and Video from the Control Center .......... 490

         Taking Photos with Quick Actions (Models with 3D Touch) ........................ 490

 Chapter 15: Viewing and Editing Photos and Video with the Photos App 495

     Viewing, Editing, and Working with Photos on Your iPhone ..................... 495

         Finding Photos to Work With by Browsing .............................. 496

         Finding Photos to Work With by Searching ............................ 502

         Viewing Photos Individually ................................................................. 504

         Using 3D Touch with Photos................................................................. 507

         Working with Memories ........................................................................... 508

         Watching and Changing a Memory’s Slideshow................ 512

         Viewing a Memory’s Photos .................................................................. 514

         Viewing a Memory’s Photos by Place ........................................... 515

         Working with Burst Mode Photos .................................................... 519

         Editing Photos .................................................................................................... 520

         Enhancing Photos .......................................................................................... 521

         Straightening, Rotating, and Cropping Photos ................... 523

         Applying Filters to Photos ....................................................................... 526

         Removing Red-Eye from Photos ....................................................... 527

         Making Smart Adjustments to Photos ........................................ 528

         Marking Up Photos........................................................................................ 530

         Working with Photos ................................................................................... 533

         Sharing Photos via Email .......................................................................... 534

         Organizing Photos in a New Album .............................................. 537

         Adding Photos to an Existing Album............................................ 538

         Deleting Photos ................................................................................................ 540

     Viewing, Editing, and Working with Video on Your iPhone .............. 541

         Finding and Watching Videos .............................................................. 541

         Editing Video ....................................................................................................... 542

     Using iCloud with Your Photos ................................................................... 544

         Sharing Your Photos ..................................................................................... 544

         Adding Photos to a Shared Album ................................................. 545

         Working with Photo Albums Shared with You ..................... 547

 Chapter 16: Working with Other Useful iPhone Apps and Features 551

     Touring Other Cool iPhone Apps .............................................................. 552

     Listening to Music with the Music App............................................... 554

         Finding Music in Your Library .............................................................. 556

         Setting Up and Finding Music with Apple Music .............. 559

         Searching for Music ...................................................................................... 565

         Playing Music ...................................................................................................... 567

         Playing Music on the Miniplayer ....................................................... 568

         Playing Music on the Now Playing Screen ............................... 568

         Playing Music from the Lock Screen .............................................. 571

         Playing Music from the Control Center ....................................... 572

         Using 3D Touch with the Music App (iPhone 6s/6s Plus and Later) .................. 573

     Listening to Podcasts with the Podcasts App ............................... 574

         Using the Podcasts App to Subscribe to Podcasts ........... 575

         Choosing a Podcast to Listen To........................................................ 578

         Listening to Podcasts................................................................................... 580

         Managing Podcasts and Episodes of Podcasts .................... 584

     Finding Your Way with Maps ......................................................................... 586

     Working Seamlessly Across Your Devices ......................................... 591

         Working with Handoff ................................................................................ 591

         Using Handoff .................................................................................................... 592

         Taking Phone Calls on Macs or iPads ............................................ 593

 Chapter 17: Maintaining and Protecting Your iPhone and Solving Problems 595

     Maintaining an iPhone’s Software ........................................................... 595

         Maintaining the iOS Software with the Settings App .............................. 596

   Maintaining iPhone Apps ................................................................

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