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Apple Watch For Dummies

Book Description

Your all-encompassing guide to the Apple Watch

Are you an Apple Watch enthusiast and want to master all of its features to impress friends and intimidate enemies? Or perhaps you're a less-than-tech-savvy newcomer to the "wearable" craze and want to get the most out of it? In Apple Watch For Dummies, you'll discover how this incredible device does way more than simply tell time. Through hands-on, easy-to-follow instruction, you'll find out how to send and receive text messages and emails, use Siri, find movie times, access your favorite apps and get directions]. Plus, you'll get a handle on the all-new hardware, change the watch face to suit your mood and needs, use the innovative interface—including the exciting Digital Crown feature—to zoom and scroll, and move into fitness tracking with your Apple Watch—and be amazed as it helps you set and maintain reachable fitness goals.

Apple Watch is a game changer. Is it a communication device? A timepiece? An exercise companion and tracker? Yes, it's all that and more! Written by veteran tech guru Marc Saltzman, this friendly guide helps you wrap your mind around Apple Watch, even as it wraps around your wrist. In no time, you'll be using it to stay in touch with friends and family, navigate your way around unfamiliar places, stay fit, and so much more!

  • Covers Apple Watch, Apple Watch Sport, and Apple Watch Edition

  • Offers step-by-step details on using Apple Watch to send and receive texts and emails

  • Walks you through using the Digital Crown feature, along with touchscreen and voice commands

  • Shows you how to use Apple Watch to track your fitness—and even share your heartbeat with another Apple Watch user

  • If you're a new to the Apple Watch—or an old hand (or wrist, as it were) looking to push it to its limits—Apple Watch For Dummies helps you get the most out of this cool technology.

    Table of Contents

      1. Cover
      2. Introduction
        1. About This Book
        2. How to Use This Book
        3. Foolish Assumptions
        4. Icons Used in This Book
        5. Beyond This Book
        6. Where to Go From Here
      3. Part I: Getting to Know Apple Watch
        1. Chapter 1: Watch This: Introducing Apple Watch
          1. Exploring the Different Apple Watch Collections
          2. Figuring Out What Apple Watch Can Do
          3. Determining What You Need for Your Apple Watch
          4. Getting to Know the Apple Watch Home Screen
          5. Learning About Apple Watch’s Parts
          6. Using Apple Watch’s Touchscreen
          7. Understanding Apple Watch’s Wireless Functions and Internal Sensors
          8. Tapping With Apple Watch’s Haptic Feedback
        2. Chapter 2: Time Out: Setting Up Your Apple Watch
          1. Setting Up Apple Watch
          2. Understanding the Home Screen
          3. Maintaining Your Apple Watch
          4. Taking Advantage of Accessibility Features
        3. Chapter 3: Control Freak: Mastering Apple Watch’s Interface and Apps
          1. Handling Apple Watch’s Controls
          2. Going Hands-Free With Siri
          3. Vibrating Along With Apple Watch’s Tactile Feedback
          4. Using Glances and Notifications
          5. Looking at Apple Watch’s Built-In Apps
      4. Part II: Just the Tasks, Ma’am
        1. Chapter 4: It’s About Time: Learning How to Set Watch Faces, Alarms, Timers, and More
          1. Looking at the Built-In Watch Faces
          2. Choosing From the Various Watch Faces
          3. Differentiating Between Customizations and Complications
          4. Accessing Time on Apple Watch
          5. Accessing World Time
          6. Taking Control: Alarms, Stopwatches, and Timers — Oh My!
        2. Chapter 5: Keep in Touch: Using Apple Watch for Calls, Texts, Emails, and More
          1. Using the Friends Ring
          2. Accepting and Placing a Call on Apple Watch
          3. Handing Off a Call to Your iPhone or via Bluetooth
          4. Receiving and Sending Messages
          5. Receiving and Managing Emails on Apple Watch
          6. Sending Taps, Sketches, and Heartbeats via Apple Watch
        3. Chapter 6: In the Know: Staying Informed With Apple Watch
          1. Accessing Real-Time Weather and Stock Information and Much More
          2. Adding Weather and Stocks to Your Watch Face Screen
          3. Using Glances on Apple Watch
          4. Mastering Notifications on Apple Watch
          5. Accessing Your Calendar on Apple Watch
          6. Navigating the Maps App
      5. Part III: It’s All in the Wrist
        1. Chapter 7: Siri Supersized: Gaining the Most From Your Personal Assistant
          1. Setting Up Siri on Your Apple Watch
          2. Talking to Siri on Apple Watch
          3. Using Siri Effectively on Apple Watch
          4. Trying Other Tasks With Siri
          5. Extending the Fun (and Silly) Ways to Interact With Siri
        2. Chapter 8: Fitness Fun: Whipping Yourself Into Shape With Apple Watch
          1. Getting Up and Running With the Activity App
          2. Understanding the Workout App
          3. Personalizing Reminders, Feedback, and Achievements
          4. Using the Activity App on Your iPhone
          5. Understanding Apple Watch’s Heart Rate Monitor
        3. Chapter 9: Mucho Media: Managing Your Music, Movies, and More
          1. Accessing — and Mastering — the Music App
          2. Having Siri Play Your Music
          3. Pairing a Bluetooth Device With Apple Watch
          4. Playing Music From Your Apple Watch
          5. Playing Podcasts, Audiobooks, and Radio Plays
          6. Controlling Apple TV and iTunes With Your Apple Watch
        4. Chapter 10: Pay for Play: Making Mobile Payments With Apple Watch
          1. Setting Up Apple Pay
          2. Using Apple Pay With Your Apple Watch
          3. Paying Without a Nearby iPhone
          4. Looking at the Passbook App
          5. Using Apple Watch for Other Deals and Rewards
      6. Part IV: More Apple Watch Tips and Tricks
        1. Chapter 11: App It Up: Customizing Apple Watch With Awesome Apps and More
          1. Downloading Apps for Apple Watch
          2. Adjusting Settings in the Companion Apple Watch App on Your iPhone
          3. Twenty Recommended Third-Party Apple Watch Apps
        2. Chapter 12: Extra! Extra! Having Fun With Apple Watch
          1. Using the Photos App for Apple Watch
          2. How to Copy Photos to Apple Watch
          3. Discovering the Camera Remote App
          4. Examining a Batch of Apple Watch Games
      7. Part V: The Part of Ten
        1. Chapter 13: Ten Cool Things to Do With Your Apple Watch
          1. Activity
          2. Apple Pay
          3. Hotel Key
          4. Glances
          5. Music Playback
          6. Maps
          7. Digital Touch
          8. Siri
          9. Watches and Watch Faces
          10. Gaming
      8. About the Author
      9. Cheat Sheet
      10. Advertisement Page
      11. Connect with Dummies
      12. End User License Agreement