iPhone 4S Made Simple

Book description

Congratulations—you've purchased the new iPhone 4S, the coolest smartphone on the market. Now it's time to learn how to take advantage of the new iOS 5 and all its features, apps, and secret techniques available.

To accomplish this, look no further than iPhone 4S Made Simple. More than 1,000 screen visuals and clear-cut instructions guide you through both basic and advanced features of the iPhone 4S, from email and calendar tips to navigating the App Store and understanding Bluetooth and Wi-Fi networks.

Written by two successful smartphone trainers and authors, this is the go-to guide for the latest and greatest version of the iPhone. This book should also help those who use the popular iPhone 4 or earlier iPhones, that are now running or can run the new iOS 5 operating system as well.

What you'll learn

  • Use copy/paste, spotlight search, and voice memos

  • Support for both Windows and Mac users

  • Use music, videos, photos and voice notes

  • Detailed iTunes instructions

  • Sync playlists, videos, contacts, calendar, and notes

  • Fast email, phone, calendar, and browser tips

  • Create your own ringtones and wallpapers

  • Use Google Maps to find just about anything!

  • Navigate the App Store for games, productivity apps, and more

  • Understand Bluetooth and Wi-Fi network setup & security

  • Install and remove software icons

  • Use you phone internationally and save money when traveling overseas

  • Save your battery life by understanding the network settings

  • All the best tips and tricks for the touch screen

Who this book is for

This book is for anyone who has or is considering an iPhone, whether it's the new iPhone 4S or earlier iPhone running the new iOS 5.

Table of contents

  1. Title
  2. Dedication
  3. Contents at a Glance
  4. Contents
  5. About the Authors
  6. About the Technical Reviewer
  7. Acknowledgments
  8. Part I: Quick Start Guide
    1. Getting Around Quickly
      1. Learning Your Way Around
      2. Flying on an Airplane—Airplane Mode
      3. Touch Screen Basics
      4. Tapping and Flicking
      5. Swiping
      6. App Reference Tables
  9. Part II: Introduction
    1. Introduction
      1. Congratulations on Your New iPhone 4S!
  10. Part III: You and Your iPhone 4S . . .
    1. Chapter 1: Getting Started
      1. Getting to Know Your iPhone
      2. Setting up Your iPhone
      3. Setting up Your iPhone Over-the-Air Using iCloud
      4. Setting up Your iPhone Using iTunes
      5. Maintaining Your iPhone
      6. iPhone Basics
    2. Chapter 2: Typing, Copy, and Search
      1. Typing on Your iPhone
      2. Spell Checker
      3. Accessibility Options
      4. Using the Magnifying Glass for Editing Text or Placing the Cursor
      5. Typing Numbers and Symbols
      6. Caps Lock
      7. Quickly Selecting and Deleting or Changing Text
      8. Keyboard Options and Settings
      9. Typing in Other Languages—International Keyboards
      10. Copy and Paste
      11. Finding Things with Spotlight Search
    3. Chapter 3: Sync with iCloud, iTunes, and More
      1. iCloud
      2. Setting up iCloud
      3. Managing iCloud Storage and Backup
      4. Buying More iCloud Storage
      5. iTunes in the Cloud
      6. iCloud on the Computer
      7. Syncing with iTunes
      8. Set Up Your iTunes Sync
      9. Syncing Your iPhone with iTunes
      10. Syncing Media and More
      11. Troubleshooting iTunes and the Sync
      12. Updating Your iPhone Operating System
      13. Other Sync Methods
    4. Chapter 4: Connect to the Network
      1. Wi-Fi Connections
      2. Advanced Wi-Fi Options (Hidden or Undiscoverable Networks)
      3. Cellular Data Connection
      4. International Travel: Things to Do Before You Go
      5. Flying on an Airplane: Airplane Mode
      6. International Travel: When You Arrive
      7. International Travel: Returning Home
      8. Personal Hotspot
      9. VPN: Virtual Private Network
    5. Chapter 5: AirPlay and Bluetooth
      1. Understanding AirPlay
      2. Setting Up and Using AirPlay
      3. Understanding Bluetooth
      4. Understanding Bluetooth
      5. Pairing with a Bluetooth Device
      6. Bluetooth Stereo (A2DP)
      7. Disconnecting or Forgetting a Bluetooth Device
    6. Chapter 6: Icons and Folders
      1. Moving Icons to the Bottom Dock
      2. Moving Icons to a Different Icon Page
      3. Deleting Icons
      4. Resetting All Your Icon Locations (Factory Defaults)
      5. Working with Folders
    7. Chapter 7: Multitasking and Siri
      1. Fast App Switching
    8. Chapter 8: Personalize and Secure
      1. Changing Your Lock Screen and Home Screen Wallpapers
      2. Downloading Great Wallpaper from Free Apps
      3. Adjusting Sounds on Your iPhone
      4. Keyboard Options
      5. Securing Your iPhone with a Passcode
      6. Setting Restrictions
    9. Chapter 9: Using Your Phone
      1. Getting Started with the Phone Features
      2. Creating a New Contact from an Underlined Phone Number
      3. Voice Dialing using Siri
      4. Functions While on a Call
      5. Setting up and Using Voicemail
      6. Conference Calling
      7. Phone Options and Settings
      8. Ring Tones, Sounds, and Vibration
      9. Assigning Unique Ringtones to Contacts
      10. Purchasing a Tone from the iTunes App
      11. Creating Custom Ringtones
    10. Chapter 10: SMS, MMS, and iMessage
      1. SMS/MMS vs. iMessage
      2. Does iMessage Count As Text or Data?
      3. How Will Messages Send?
      4. Enabling iMessage and Adjusting Settings
      5. Text Messaging on your iPhone
      6. MMS—Multimedia Messaging Service
    11. Chapter 11: Video Messaging and Skype
      1. Video Calling
      2. Making Phone Calls and More with Skype
      3. Video Recording
    12. Chapter 12: Playing Music
      1. Your iPhone as a Music Player
      2. The Music App
      3. Changing the View in the Music app
      4. Viewing Songs in an Album
      5. Playing Your Music
      6. Adjusting Music Settings
      7. Listening to Free Internet Radio (Pandora)
    13. Chapter 13: iBooks and E-Books
      1. Downloading iBooks
      2. The iBooks Store
      3. Switching Collections (Books, PDFs, More)
      4. Reading PDFs
      5. Reading iBooks
      6. Moving and Deleting Books
      7. Other E-Book Readers: Kindle and Kobo
    14. Chapter 14: Newsstand and More
      1. Newsstand
      2. Buying and Subscribing to Periodicals
      3. Newspapers
      4. Magazines
      5. Comic Books
      6. The iPhone as a PDF Reader
    15. Chapter 15: Viewing Videos
      1. Your iPhone as a Video Player
      2. Playing a Movie
      3. Watching a TV Show
      4. Watching Podcasts
      5. Watching Music Videos
      6. Video Options
      7. Deleting Videos
      8. YouTube on your iPhone
    16. Chapter 16: Safari Web Browser
      1. Web Browsing on the iPhone
      2. Working with Safari Bookmarks
      3. Reading List
      4. Safari Reader
      5. Safari Browsing Tips and Tricks
      6. Adjusting the Safari Browser Settings
    17. Chapter 17: Communicate with Email
      1. Getting Started with Mail
      2. Setting up Email on the iPhone
      3. Composing and Sending Emails
      4. Reading and Replying to Mail
      5. Email Attachments
      6. Replying, Forwarding, or Deleting a Message
      7. Cleaning up and Organizing Your Inbox
      8. Copy and Paste from an Email
      9. Searching for Email Messages
      10. Fine Tuning Your Email Settings
      11. Advanced Email Options
      12. Troubleshooting Email Problems
    18. Chapter 18: Contacts and Notes
      1. Loading Your Contacts onto the iPhone
      2. When Is Your Contact List Most Useful?
      3. Adding a New Contact on Your iPhone
      4. Adding a Photo to Contacts
      5. Searching Your Contacts
      6. Adding Contacts from Email Messages
      7. Sending a Picture to a Contact
      8. Sending an Email Message from Contacts
      9. Showing Your Contacts Addresses on the Map
      10. Changing Your Contact Sort and Display Order
      11. Contacts Troubleshooting
      12. The Notes App
    19. Chapter 19: Calendar and Reminders
      1. Calendars, Reminders and Siri
      2. Managing Your Busy Life on Your iPhone
      3. Adding New Calendar Events
      4. Using Copy and Paste Between the Email and Calendar Apps
      5. Editing Appointments
      6. Calendar Options
      7. Completing Reminders
      8. Editing Reminders
      9. Adding a New List
      10. Moving and Deleting Lists
      11. Reminders Options
    20. Chapter 20: Working with Photos
      1. Using the Camera App
      2. Getting Photos onto Your iPhone
      3. Viewing Your Photos
      4. Working with Individual Pictures
      5. Zooming in and out of Pictures
      6. Viewing a Slideshow
      7. Using a Picture As Your iPhone Wallpaper
      8. Emailing or Tweeting a Picture
      9. Share, Copy, Print, or Delete Several Pictures at Once
      10. Assigning a Picture to a Contact
      11. Viewing a Photo on Your Apple TV
      12. Downloading Pictures from Web Sites
    21. Chapter 21: Maps
      1. Getting Started with Maps
      2. Changing Your Map Views
      3. Searching for Anything
      4. Mapping Options
      5. Getting Directions
      6. Maps Options
      7. Using the Digital Compass
    22. Chapter 22: iTunes on Your Device
      1. Getting Started with iTunes
      2. Customizing iTunes Soft Keys
      3. Finding Music with New Releases, Top Tens, and Genres
      4. iTunes U: Great Educational Content
      5. Download for Offline Viewing
      6. Searching iTunes
      7. Purchasing or Renting Music, Videos, Podcasts, and More
      8. Podcasts in iTunes
      9. Redeeming an iTunes Gift Card
      10. Ping
    23. Chapter 23: The Amazing App Store
      1. Learning More About Apps and the App Store
      2. App Store Basics
      3. Finding an App to Download
      4. Downloading an App
      5. Redeeming Gift Cards or iTunes Codes
      6. Maintaining and Updating Your Apps
      7. Automatic Downloads
      8. Other App Store Settings
    24. Chapter 24: Games and Fun
      1. Using the iPhone As a Gaming Device
      2. Other Fun Stuff: Baseball
    25. Chapter 25: Social Networking
      1. Facebook
      2. LinkedIn
      3. Twitter
      4. Setting up Twitter
    26. Chapter 26: Troubleshooting
      1. Basic Troubleshooting
      2. Advanced Troubleshooting
      3. Additional Troubleshooting and Help Resources
  11. Index

Product information

  • Title: iPhone 4S Made Simple
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: December 2011
  • Publisher(s): Apress
  • ISBN: 9781430235873