Apple Watch For Dummies, 3rd Edition

Book description

Get connected with Apple Watch

The new and improved Apple Watch does it all—tells time, tracks your fitness, monitors your health, keeps you connected, and so much more! Apple Watch for Dummies covers the latest series and version of Apple Watch, giving you the lowdown on the new WatchOS. You’ll learn how to use all the exciting new features, watch faces, improvements to Siri, and how to customize your Apple Watch to suit your needs!

From picking the right watch model and learning the “newbie” basics to must-have apps, troubleshooting, and beyond, this book will help you wrap your head around the Apple Watch!

  • Send and receive text message and e-mails
  • Use Siri to control Apple Watch with your voice
  • Taking advantage of advanced health and fitness features
  • Adjust Apple Watch settings to meet your needs
  • Push Apple Watch to its limits with advanced techniques

Whether you’re a beginner or already an Apple Watch veteran, read this book to get a handle on all the features and tools of the latest and greatest Apple Watch.

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 1: 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 Control Center, Dock, and Notifications
      5. Looking at Apple Watch’s Built-In Apps
  4. Part 2: 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, Messages, Texts, Walkie-Talkie, Emails, and More
      1. Accepting and Placing a Call on Apple Watch
      2. Handing Off a Call to Your iPhone or via Bluetooth
      3. Making Apple Watch Calls over Wi-Fi
      4. Receiving and Sending Messages
      5. Sending Stickers, Taps, Kisses, Heartbeats, and More
      6. Enabling and Using the Walkie-Talkie Feature
      7. Sending, Receiving, and Managing Emails on Apple Watch
    3. Chapter 6: In the Know: Staying Informed with Apple Watch
      1. Accessing Real-Time Weather, UV Index (UVI), and Wind Speed
      2. Following Stock Information and Much More
      3. Adding Weather and Stocks to Your Watch Face Screen
      4. Using Dock on Apple Watch
      5. Mastering Notifications on Apple Watch
      6. Accessing Your Calendar on Apple Watch
      7. Setting Reminders on Apple Watch
      8. Accessing Apple Watch’s Integrated Calculator
      9. Creating and Listening to Voice Memos
      10. Navigating the Maps App
      11. Using the Compass
  5. Part 3: 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. What Are Siri Shortcuts?
      3. Trying Other Tasks with Siri
      4. Extending the Fun (and Silly) Ways to Interact with Siri
    2. Chapter 8: Fitness Fun and Happy Health: Apple Watch Is Your Workout Buddy and Digital Doctor
      1. Tracking Your Fitness with Apple Watch
      2. Getting Up and Running with the Activity App
      3. Understanding the Workout App
      4. Personalizing Reminders, Feedback, and Achievements
      5. Using the Activity App on Your iPhone
      6. Checking Activity Trends
      7. Learning to Use (and Love) the Breathe App
      8. Cycle Tracking
      9. Hearing Health: Using the Noise app
      10. Advanced Health Help: Heart Rate, ECG, Fall Detection, and SOS
    3. Chapter 9: Mucho Media: Managing Your Music, Movies, and More
      1. Using Apple Watch to Control Songs Stored on an iPhone
      2. Having Siri Play Your Music
      3. Pairing a Bluetooth Device with Apple Watch
      4. Streaming Apple Music to Your Apple Watch
      5. Playing Music from Your Apple Watch
      6. Removing Music from Your Apple Watch
      7. Playing Podcasts, Audiobooks, and Radio Plays
      8. Controlling Apple TV and iTunes with Your Apple Watch
    4. Chapter 10: Pay for Play: Making Mobile Payments with Apple Watch
      1. Apple Watch and Security
      2. Setting Up Apple Pay on iPhone
      3. Setting Up Apple Pay on Apple Watch
      4. Using Apple Pay with Your Apple Watch
      5. Paying without a Nearby iPhone
      6. Looking at the Wallet App
      7. Using Apple Pay Cash on Apple Watch
      8. Using Apple Watch for Other Deals and Rewards
  6. Part 4: 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. Copying Photos to Apple Watch
      2. Launching Photos on Apple Watch
      3. Discovering the Camera App
      4. Examining a Batch of Apple Watch Games
  7. Part 5: 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. Walkie-Talkie
      5. Music Playback
      6. Maps
      7. Digital Touch
      8. Siri
      9. Watches and Watch Faces
      10. Gaming
  8. Index
  9. About the Author
  10. Advertisement Page
  11. Connect with Dummies
  12. End User License Agreement

Product information

  • Title: Apple Watch For Dummies, 3rd Edition
  • Author(s): Marc Saltzman
  • Release date: November 2019
  • Publisher(s): For Dummies
  • ISBN: 9781119658665