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  • Copyright 2021
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
  • Edition: 7th
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-682441-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-682441-1

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 iPhone, iPad and Mac users
  • Use Siri to get information, write texts and emails, set reminders/appointments, and morejust by speaking to your iPhone
  • Customize your iPhone with folders, widgets, 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

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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 ....................................................................................13
Working with iPhone Apps ...........................................................................................15
Working with the Settings App .......................................................................22
Meeting Siri ...............................................................................................................................24
Controlling Volume ..................................................................................27
Using Airplane Mode .................................................................28
Locking/Unlocking Your iPhones Orientation ......................................29
Understanding iPhone Status Icons .................................................30
Chapter 2: Getting Started with Your iPhone 33
Getting Started .......................................................................33
Getting Started with iPhones without a Home Button .........................................................35
Getting Started with iPhones with a Home Button...............................................................50
Using the Split-Screen on iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 11 Pro Max, Xs Max, or Plus Models................................64
Chapter 3: Using Your iPhones 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 and Widgets 147
Getting Started ........................................................147
Customizing How Your iPhone Works with Apps ......................................................149
Customizing How Your iPhone Works with Widgets ......................................................169
Chapter 6: Making Your iPhone Work for You 183
Getting Started ...................................................................................183
Configuring and Working with Notifications .....................................................................184
Working with and Configuring the Control Center ....................................................................204
Using the Do Not Disturb Mode .................................................................................210
Configuring Keyboards ..............................................................................................216
Setting Accessibility Options ................................................................................................222
Chapter 7: Customizing How Your iPhone Looks 229
Getting Started .................................................................229
Customizing Your Home Screens ...............................................................230
Setting the Screens Appearance, Brightness, Lock/Wake, Text, View, and Wallpaper Option.................245
Chapter 8: Managing Contacts 265
Getting Started ..........................................................................265
Creating Contacts on Your iPhone..........................................................................................266
Working with Contacts on Your iPhone ....................................................................277
Managing Your Contacts on Your iPhone ...................................................................................283
Chapter 9: Communicating with the Phone and FaceTime Apps 289
Getting Started ................................................289
Making Voice Calls ........................................................... 290
Managing In-Process Voice Calls ............................................................299
Receiving Voice Calls ............................................................................................306
Managing Voice Calls .................................................................................................312
Using Visual Voicemail ..............................................................................................315
Communicating with FaceTime .....................................................................................324
Chapter 10: Sending, Receiving, and Managing Email 343
Getting Started ........................................................................................343
Working with Email .............................................................................344
Managing Email ............................................................................................361
Finding Email ............................................................................................................371
Managing Junk Email ..................................................................................375
Chapter 11: Sending, Receiving, and Managing Texts and iMessages 381
Getting Started ......................................................................................381
Preparing the Messages App for Messaging ........................................................382
Sending Messages ............................................................................392
Receiving, Reading, and Replying to Messages .........................................................412
Working with Messages ...........................................................422
Chapter 12: Managing Calendars 441
Getting Started.....................................................................................441
Viewing Calendars and Events ..........................................................................................442
Navigating Calendars .................................................................................................................447
Adding Events to Calendars ......................................................................................................453
Searching Calendars .......................................................................................................462
Sharing Calendars ..................................................................................................... 464
Managing Calendars and Events ........................................................................467
Chapter 13: Working with Siri 471
Getting Started .................................................................................................471
Configuring Siri..........................................................................................................................472
Understanding Siris Personality ...............................................................................................474
Learning How to Use Siri by Example ...........................................................................480
Chapter 14: Surfing the Web 497
Getting Started ...............................................................................................497
Visiting Websites ....................................................................................................498
Viewing Websites ..............................................................................................507
Working with Multiple Websites at the Same Time .............................................................508
Searching the Web ..........................................................513
Working with Bookmarks ...............................................................................................515
Signing Into Websites Automatically .............................................................519
Chapter 15: Taking Photos and Video with Your iPhone 527
Getting Started ............................................................................................527
Using the Camera App to Take Photos and Video with Your iPhone .......529
Taking Photos ................................................................................................537
Taking Video ..............................................................................................................552
Taking Photos and Video from the Lock Screen .......................................................................556
Taking Photos and Video from the Home Screen ...........................................................................557
Chapter 16: Viewing and Editing Photos and Video with the Photos App 563
Getting Started ..........................................................................................563
Finding and Viewing Photos ..............................................................564
Editing and Improving Photos .................................................586
Working with Photos ......................................................................................................599
Sharing Photos via Email..................................................................600
Finding and Viewing Videos ........................................................608
Chapter 17: Working with Other Useful iPhone Apps and Features 615
Getting Started .............................................................................615
Touring Other Cool iPhone Apps ................................................................................616
Configuring and Using Emergency Calling ....................................................................623
Using Bluetooth to Connect to Other Devices .........................................................629
Using AirDrop to Share and Receive Content .......................................................636
Working with the Wallet App and Apple Pay ..................................................................641
Chapter 18: Maintaining and Protecting Your iPhone and Solving Problems 657
Getting Started ..............................................................................657
Maintaining an iPhones Software ..................................................................................658
Backing Up Your iPhone .......................................662
Blocking Unwanted Calls, Messages, or FaceTime Requests ...............................................664
Finding and Securing Your iPhone with Find My iPhone .........................................................666
Maintaining an iPhones Power .......................................................................................673
Solving iPhone Problems ..............................................................676
Getting Help with iPhone Problems ................................................................................688
Glossary 691
9780136824411, TOC, 10/30/2020

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