Chapter 3

Synchronicity: Getting Stuff to and from Your iPhone

In This Chapter

arrow Starting your first sync

arrow Understanding iCloud

arrow Syncing iPhone with iTunes

arrow Synchronizing contacts and calendars

arrow Synchronizing ringtones, music, podcasts, video, photos, and apps

After you pass basic training (in Chapter 2), the next thing you’re likely to want to do is get some or all of the following into your iPhone: contacts, appointments, events, bookmarks, ringtones, music, movies, TV shows, podcasts, books, courseware, photos, documents, and applications.

We have good news and … more good news. The good news is that you can easily copy any or all of those items from your computer to your iPhone. And the more good news is that after you do that, you can synchronize your contacts, appointments, reminders, and events so they’re kept up-to-date automatically everywhere you might need them — on your computer, ...

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