iPad and iPhone Tips and Tricks: Covers all iPhones and iPads running iOS 11, 7th Edition

Book description

Easily Unlock the Power of Your iPad or iPhone Running iOS 11

Discover hundreds of tips and tricks you can use right away with your iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini, or iPhone (including the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, or iPhone X), to maximize its functionality with the all-new iOS 11 operating system.

Learn how to use your smartphone and/or tablet as a powerful communications, organization, and productivity tool, as well as a feature-packed entertainment device.

Here’s just a sampling of what the tips, tricks, and strategies offered in this book will help you accomplish:

· Use the new Files app on your iPhone or iPad to manage cloud-based files

· Take, edit, and share professional-quality photos using the Camera and Photos apps

· Navigate around your mobile device using the redesigned Dock, App Switcher, and Control Center

· Multitask like a pro when using an iPad Pro, plus learn tricks for using the optional Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard

· Discover how to use unique features of the iPhone X

· Make your web surfing, online shopping, or online banking activities more secure using the Safari web browser and/or Apple Pay

· Take full advantage of streaming, downloadable, or on-demand TV shows, movies, music, audiobooks, eBooks, podcasts, and other entertainment

· Use your iPhone or iPad to control “smart” devices in your home, like light bulbs, door locks, appliances, and/or the thermostat

· Easily navigate the world around you using the updated Maps app

· Access up-to-the-minute and highly personalized news and information via the News app

· Take full advantage of Siri, iCloud, and other Apple services

· Organize and manage your life using the iOS 11 editions of popular apps, including Contacts, Calendar, Notes, Music, TV, iBooks, Maps, and Reminders

· Effectively manage your emails and text messages using the Mail and Messages apps

· Find, download, and install the best apps

Table of contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. About This E-Book
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright Page
  5. Contents at a Glance
  6. Table of Contents
  7. About the Author
  8. Dedication
  9. Acknowledgments
  10. We Want to Hear from You!
  11. Reader Services
  12. Introduction
    1. Discovering What’s New In iOS 11
    2. Wait, What? the iPhone X Has No Home Button
    3. What This Book Offers
  13. 1 Discover iOS 11 and the Newest iPads and iPhones
    1. Discovering What’s New with the iPhone X
    2. Getting Ready to Use Your New iPhone or iPad
    3. Charging Up and Getting Ready to Go
    4. Turning Off or Putting to Sleep the iPhone or iPad
    5. Upgrading From iOS 10 to iOS 11
    6. Interacting with Your iPhone or iPad
      1. Using the Touchscreen
      2. Working with the Home Button
      3. Interacting with the iPhone X
      4. Using the Virtual Keyboard
      5. Creating Keyboard Shortcuts
      6. Using an Optional External Keyboard
    7. Using Headphones with the Newest iPhones
    8. Keeping It Covered
    9. Understanding Applecare+ Coverage
  14. 2 Customize Your iPad or iPhone
    1. Using the Settings App
      1. Airplane Mode
      2. Wi-Fi
      3. Bluetooth
      4. Cellular
      5. Notifications
      6. Control Center
      7. Do Not Disturb
      8. General
      9. Display & Brightness
      10. Wallpaper
      11. Sounds
      12. Siri & Search
      13. Touch ID (or Face ID) & Passcode
      14. Battery
      15. Privacy
      16. iTunes & App Store
      17. Wallet & Apple Pay
      18. Accounts & Passwords
      19. App-Specific Customization
      20. User-Installed Apps
    2. Working with Control Center
    3. Organizing Apps In Folders
    4. Moving App Icons Around on the Home Screen
    5. Discovering What’s Possible from the Lock Screen
    6. Managing Your Customized Notification Center Screen
    7. Using the App Switcher
  15. 3 Take Advantage of iOS 11 Features for the iPad
    1. Getting to Know the Customizable Dock
    2. Introducing the Redesigned Control Center
    3. Accessing and Managing Files
      1. Finding Your Files Stored in the Cloud
      2. Managing Files and Folders from the Files App
      3. Adding Tags to Files and Folders
      4. Annotating and Marking Up Files
    4. Multitasking with the iPad
      1. Multitasking with the Files App
    5. Using the Apple Pencil with the iPad Pro
    6. Understanding Keyboard Shortcuts
  16. 4 Say It and Make It So Using Siri
    1. What You Should Know Before Using Siri
    2. Customizing Siri
      1. Providing Siri with Your Personal Info
      2. Allowing Siri to Work with Third-Party Apps
    3. Activating Siri
    4. Using Siri As Your Virtual Assistant
      1. Discovering How Siri Can Help You
      2. Finding, Displaying, or Using Information Related to Your Contacts
      3. Initiating a Call
      4. Setting Up Reminders and To-Do Items
      5. Reading or Sending Text Messages
      6. Checking the Weather or Your Investments
      7. Finding Information on the Web or Getting Answers to Questions
      8. Scheduling and Managing Meetings and Events
      9. Sending Email and Accessing New (Incoming) Email
      10. Setting an Alarm or Timer
      11. Getting Directions Using the Maps App
      12. Controlling the Music
    5. Using Dictation Mode
    6. Using Carplay
  17. 5 Find, Buy, and Use Third-Party Apps
    1. Working with the App Store
      1. Installing New Apps
      2. Restoring or Reinstalling Apps You’ve Already Downloaded
    2. Finding Apps, Music, and More
    3. Everything You Need to Know About Apps
      1. Understanding Device Compatibility
      2. Buying Apps
      3. Researching Apps
    4. Managing Your Account and Redeeming iTunes Gift Cards
      1. Managing Your iTunes Account
    5. Finding Apps
    6. Keeping Your Apps Up to Date
    7. Managing Your Kids’ App Acquisitions
  18. 6 Sync, Share, and Print Files Using Airdrop, Airplay, Airprint, and Handoff
    1. Wirelessly Transferring Files Using Airdrop
      1. Activating Airdrop
      2. Sharing Content via Airdrop
    2. Streaming Content Between Devices with Airplay
    3. Printing Content Wirelessly Using an Airprint-Compatible Printer
    4. Using Handoff
  19. 7 Use iCloud and the Files App
    1. Managing Your iCloud Storage Space
    2. Accessing Content Saved to iCloud
      1. Accessing Your Purchased iTunes Stores Content from Any Device
    3. Using iCloud to Sync Your App-Specific Data, Documents, and Files
    4. Accessing Your App-Specific Data Online from iCloud.com
    5. Creating a Photo Library Using iCloud
    6. Backing Up with iCloud
    7. Sharing Purchased Content with Family Sharing
    8. Discovering the New Files App
    9. Finding Files in the Cloud
      1. Marking Up or Annotating a File
      2. Collaborating on Files
  20. 8 Navigate and Interact with Your World Using the Maps App
    1. Using Maps for More Than Just Real-Time Navigation
    2. Setting Maps App Preferences
    3. Getting the Most from Using the Maps App’s Features
    4. Understanding the Maps App’s Screen
      1. Using the Mark My Location Option
      2. Managing Your Favorites List
      3. Switching the Map View
    5. Obtaining Turn-By-Turn Directions
    6. Looking Up Contact Entries, Businesses, Restaurants, Landmarks, and Points of Interest
      1. Using the Interactive Location Screens
    7. Quick Tips for Using the Maps App
  21. 9 Shoot, Edit, and Share Photos and Videos
    1. Working with the Cameras
    2. Taking Photos or Shooting Video
      1. Launching the Camera App
      2. Shooting Photos or Video
      3. Understanding the Shooting Modes
      4. Discovering Portrait Mode
      5. Using the HDR Shooting Feature
      6. Using the Built-In Flash
      7. Using the Autofocus and Exposure Control Options
      8. Snapping a Photo
      9. Shooting a Panoramic Photo
      10. Shooting HD Video
    3. Using the Photos App to View, Edit, Enhance, Print, and Share Photos and Videos
    4. Experiencing Photos and Videos with Memories
    5. Navigating Around the Photos App
      1. Moving Images Between Albums
    6. Viewing An Image in Full-Screen Mode
    7. Tools for Editing Photos
      1. Enhance
      2. Crop
      3. Filters
      4. Adjust
    8. Editing Live Photos
    9. Editing Videos
    10. Printing Photos
    11. Third-Party Apps for Ordering Prints from Your Images
    12. Sharing Photos and Videos
      1. Sending Images Wirelessly via Airdrop
      2. Copying an Image to Another App
      3. Showing Images on a Television via Airplay
    13. Deleting Photos Stored on Your iOS Device
    14. Taking Advantage of iCloud Photo Library
  22. 10 Make and Receive Calls with an iPhone or iPad
    1. Using Your iPhone as a Phone
      1. Managing Incoming Calls
      2. Customizing Other Phone Options
    2. Using the Handoff Feature with Calls
    3. Managing the Do Not Disturb Feature
    4. Managing Calls in Progress
      1. Responding to a Call Waiting Signal While on the Phone
    5. Making Calls from Your iPhone
      1. Manual Dialing
      2. Dialing from a Contacts Entry
    6. Using the Call over Wi-Fi Calling Feature
    7. Managing Your Voicemail
      1. Recording Your Outgoing Message
      2. Playing and Deleting Voicemail Messages
    8. Creating and Using a Favorites List
    9. Accessing Your Recents Call Log
    10. Customizing Ringtones
      1. Picking Custom Ringtones for Specific Contacts
  23. 11 Send and Receive Emails with the Mail App
    1. Adding Email Accounts to the Mail App
    2. Customizing Mail Options from Settings
    3. Viewing Your Incoming Mail
    4. Composing an Email Message
      1. Inserting a Photo or Video into Outgoing Mail
      2. Inserting an Email Attachment
    5. Using Select, Select All, Cut, Copy, and Paste
    6. Saving an Unsent Draft Of An Email
    7. Reading Email
      1. Managing the Inbox with the Edit Button
      2. Deleting Individual Incoming Messages
      3. Viewing Your Emails
      4. Using the Mail App’s VIP List Feature
      5. Dealing with Incoming Attachments
      6. Organizing Email Messages in Folders
      7. Forwarding, Printing, and Replying to Messages
  24. 12 Communicate Better with the Messages App
    1. Communicating Effectively with the Messages App
    2. Using the Messages App with Apple’s iMessage Service
      1. Setting Up a Free iMessage Account
    3. Working with the Messages App
    4. Creating and Sending a Text Message
      1. Recording and Sending an Audio Message
      2. Participating in a Text-Message Conversation
      3. Communicating with Emojis
      4. Generating a Quick Response to a Message and Adding Emphasis
      5. Responding to an Incoming Message
      6. Relaunching or Reviewing Past Conversations
    5. Writing Messages by Hand on an iPad
    6. Muting Conversations
  25. 13 Surf the Web More Efficiently Using Safari
    1. Customizing Your Web-Surfing Experience
      1. Adjusting Search-Related Settings
      2. Customizing General Safari Options
      3. Adjusting Safari’s Privacy & Security Options
      4. Examining Additional Safari-Related Options
    2. Using Tabbed Browsing with Safari
      1. Switching Between Web Pages on an iPhone
      2. Using Tabbed Browsing on Any iPad
    3. Cleaning Up Screen Clutter with Safari’s Reader Option
    4. Creating and Managing Reading Lists
    5. Working with Bookmarks
    6. Sharing Web Content in Safari
    7. Creating, Managing, and Syncing Bookmarks and User Information
    8. Launching Your Favorite Websites via Home Screen Icons
    9. Transforming Your iPhone into a Personal Wi-Fi Hotspot
  26. 14 Use Calendar, Contacts, Reminders, and Notes
    1. Customizing Each App in iOS 11
    2. Syncing App-Specific Data with Online-Based Apps
    3. Getting Acquainted with the Calendar App
      1. Controlling the Calendar View
      2. Entering a New Event
      3. Using Siri to Enter New Events
      4. Viewing Individual Appointment Details
    4. Using the Contacts App to Keep Track of People and Companies
      1. Determining What Information to Store
      2. Integrating the Contacts App with Other Apps
      3. Viewing Your Contacts
      4. Creating a New Contacts Entry
      5. Adding a Photo to a Contacts Entry
      6. Editing or Deleting a Contact
      7. Sharing Contact Entries
    5. Creating and Managing Lists with the Reminders App
      1. Staying Up to Date with Reminders
      2. Deleting and Reordering Entire To-Do Lists
    6. Taking Notes or Gathering Information Using the Notes App
    7. Using the Collaboration Feature
      1. Creating and Managing Notes App Folders
      2. Creating Individual Notes
      3. Moving Notes Between Folders
      4. Creating Interactive Checklists in Notes
      5. Using the Drawing tools in the Notes App
      6. Sharing Notes
  27. 15 Be Entertained Using the TV, Music, and iTunes Store Apps
    1. Getting to Know the Music App
      1. Discovering the Apple Music Service
      2. Using the Music App: A Quick Tutorial
      3. Taking Advantage of the Now Playing Screen
      4. Using Control Center’s Music Controls
      5. Creating Custom Playlists Using the Music App
      6. Customizing the iTunes Store and Music Apps
      7. Streaming Music via the Internet
    2. Using the Tv App to Watch TV Shows, Movies, and More
      1. Watching Video Content Using the TV App
      2. Taking Advantage of Picture-in-Picture on an iPad
      3. Renting Movies from the iTunes Store
    3. Using the iTunes Store App to Make Purchases
    4. Getting Acquainted with the Health App
    5. Discovering What the Home App Can Do
  28. 16 iOS 11 and Apple Pay Security and Privacy Strategies
    1. Setting Up the Passcode Feature
    2. Setting Up the Touch ID Sensor to Unlock Your Phone
    3. Adjusting the Lock Screen Settings
    4. Taking Advantage Of iOS 11’s Restrictions Features
    5. Customizing iOS 11’s Privacy Settings
    6. Making Payments from Your Mobile Device
      1. Adding or Updating Payment Details for Your Apple ID
      2. Setting Up Apple Pay
      3. Adding Card Details to the Wallet App
      4. Using the Wallet App to Manage Reward Cards, Membership Cards, and More
    7. Employing Additional Security and Privacy Strategies
      1. Create and Use a Virtual Private Network
      2. Adjust the Privacy and Security Settings for Safari
      3. Turn Off Airdrop When You’re Not Using It
      4. Don’t Use Carplay with Your iPhone in Other People’s Cars
      5. Don’t Ever Share Your iCloud Password
      6. Turn On the Find My Feature
      7. Don’t Use iCloud Keychain, Unless You’re the Only Person Using Your iPhone or iPad
      8. Turn On iCloud’s Two-Factor Authentication
      9. Be Careful with Shared Online Content
      10. Don’t Worry About “Ransomware” or Viruses on Your iPhone or iPad
      11. Always Use Common Sense
  29. Index
  30. 17 Customize Your Reading Experience with the iBooks and News Apps (ONLINE ONLY)

Product information

  • Title: iPad and iPhone Tips and Tricks: Covers all iPhones and iPads running iOS 11, 7th Edition
  • Author(s): Jason R. Rich
  • Release date: November 2017
  • Publisher(s): Que
  • ISBN: 9780134763996