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My iPhone for Seniors, 6th Edition

My iPhone for Seniors, 6th Edition

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  • Copyright 2020
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 752
  • Edition: 6th
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-591263-6
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-591263-8

Easy, clear, readable, and focused on what you want to do.
Step-by-step instructions for the tasks you care about most.
Large, full-color, close-up photos with callouts to iPhone photos that show you exactly what to do.
Common-sense 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 and iPads; take advantage of AirDrop to instantly share with other iOS, iPadOS, 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
  • Use iCloud, Google, and other cloud services to have consistent calendar, contact, and other information on all your devices
  • Communicate via phone calls, FaceTime videoconferences, conference calls, text, email, and more
  • Take advantage of the Messages app to instantly communicate with just about anyone, anywhere; send and receive photos and videos with a few simple taps
  • Get the most out of Safari to browse the Web and Mail to manage all your email from one Inbox
  • Use the Wallet app to manage boarding passes and loyalty cards; pay for purchases safely and securely with Apple Pay; and use other great iPhone apps
  • Capture and edit photos and video; use great camera features such as telephoto zoom, portrait mode, burst photos, time-lapse and slow-motion video, and Live Photos
  • View your photos in Memories and use them for wallpaper and for your contacts or share them via email, AirDrop, or texts; use iCloud to automatically save your photos
  • Find, download, install, and use iPhone apps to help you travel, get information, keep in touch, have fun, and more

Sample Content

Table of Contents

    Using This Book    xviii
    Getting Started    xx
Chapter 1: Getting to Know Your iPhone    3
    Getting Started    3
    Using Your Fingers to Control Your iPhone    6
    Locking/Unlocking Your iPhone    10
    Working with Home Screens    14
    Working with iPhone Apps    16
    Working with the Settings App    22
    Meeting Siri    25
    Controlling Volume    27
    Using Airplane Mode    28
    Locking/Unlocking Your iPhone’s Orientation    29
    Understanding iPhone Status Icons    30
Chapter 2: Getting Started with Your iPhone    33
    Getting Started    33
    Getting Started with iPhone X Models    35
    Getting Started with iPhone SE, 6s, 6s Plus, 7, 7 Plus, 8, or 8 Plus Models    49
    Using the Split-Screen on iPhone 11 Pro Max, Xs Max, or Plus Models    64
Chapter 3: Using Your iPhone’s Core Features    67
    Getting Started    67
    Connecting to the Internet Using Wi-Fi Networks    69
    Connecting to the Internet Using Cellular Data Networks    78
    Securing Your iPhone    86
    Working with Text    89
    Searching on Your iPhone    106
    Working with Siri Suggestions    109
    Printing from Your iPhone    110
Chapter 4: Setting Up and Using an Apple ID, iCloud, and Other Online Accounts    115
    Getting Started    116
    Configuring an Apple ID    117
    Configuring and Using iCloud    122
    Setting Up Other Types of Online Accounts on Your iPhone    132
    Setting How and When Your Accounts Are Updated    142
Chapter 5: Customizing Your iPhone with Apps    147
    Getting Started    147
    Customizing How Your iPhone Works with Apps    148
Chapter 6: Making Your iPhone Work for You    165
    Getting Started    165
    Configuring and Working with Notifications    166
    Working with and Configuring the Control Center    186
    Using the Do Not Disturb Mode    192
    Working with and Configuring the Widget Center    198
    Configuring Keyboards    202
    Setting Accessibility Options    208
Chapter 7: Customizing How Your iPhone Looks    215
    Getting Started    215
    Customizing Your Home Screens    216
    Setting the Screen’s Appearance, Brightness, Lock/Wake, Text, View, and Wallpaper Options     227
Chapter 8: Managing Contacts    247
    Getting Started    247
    Creating Contacts on Your iPhone    248
    Working with Contacts on Your iPhone    259
    Managing Your Contacts on Your iPhone    265
Chapter 9: Communicating with the Phone and FaceTime Apps    271
    Getting Started    271
    Making Voice Calls    272
    Managing In-Process Voice Calls    279
    Receiving Voice Calls    286
    Managing Voice Calls    290
    Using Visual Voicemail    293
    Communicating with FaceTime    301
Chapter 10: Sending, Receiving, and Managing Email    319
    Getting Started    319
    Working with Email    320
    Managing Email    337
    Finding Email    347
    Managing Junk Email    351
Chapter 11: Sending, Receiving, and Managing Texts and iMessages    357
    Getting Started    357
    Preparing the Messages App for Messaging    358
    Sending Messages    366
    Receiving, Reading, and Replying to Messages    385
    Working with Messages    394
Chapter 12: Managing Calendars    411
    Getting Started    411
    Viewing Calendars and Events    412
    Adding Events to Calendars    423
    Searching Calendars    432
    Sharing Calendars    434
    Managing Calendars and Events    437
Chapter 13: Working with Siri    441
    Getting Started    441
    Understanding Siri’s Personality    442
    Learning How to Use Siri by Example    448
Chapter 14: Surfing the Web    467
    Getting Started    467
    Visiting Websites    469
    Viewing Websites    478
    Working with Multiple Websites at the Same Time    479
    Searching the Web    484
    Saving and Organizing Bookmarks    486
    Signing In to Websites Automatically    493
Chapter 15: Taking Photos and Video with Your iPhone    501
    Getting Started    501
    Using the Camera App to Take Photos and Video with Your iPhone    503
    Taking Photos    511
    Taking Video    526
    Taking Photos and Video from the Lock Screen    530
    Taking Photos and Video from the Home Screen    531
Chapter 16: Viewing and Editing Photos and Video with the Photos App    537
    Getting Started    537
    Finding and Viewing Photos    538
    Editing and Improving Photos    560
    Working with Photos    573
    Finding and Viewing Videos    582
Chapter 17: Working with Other Useful iPhone Apps and Features    589
    Getting Started    589
    Touring Other Cool iPhone Apps    590
    Configuring and Using Emergency Calling    597
    Using Bluetooth to Connect to Other Devices    602
    Using AirDrop to Share and Receive Content    609
    Working with the Wallet App and Apple Pay    614
Chapter 18: Maintaining and Protecting Your iPhone and Solving Problems    629
    Getting Started    629
    Maintaining an iPhone’s Software    630
    Backing Up Your iPhone    634
    Blocking Unwanted Calls, Messages, or FaceTime Requests    636
    Finding and Securing Your iPhone with Find My iPhone    639
    Maintaining an iPhone’s Power    646
    Solving iPhone Problems    648
    Getting Help with iPhone Problems    660
Glossary    663
9780135912553, TOC, 10/10/19


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