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iPhone For Dummies, 11th Edition

Book Description

The iPhone boot camp for getting the most out of your device

iPhone For Dummies is the ultimate user-friendly guide to the iPhone! Whether you're new to the iPhone or just want to get more out of it, this book will show you the essentials you need to know to take full advantage of the major features. Dive into Utilities to customize your iPhone for the way you use it, and learn new ways to use familiar apps and tools. Whether your phone is new, old, or somewhere in between, this book has you covered; friendly, easy-to-read instructions cover the iPhone's newest features as well as the classic functions that have been there from the beginning. You'll learn how to solve common problems, save on data usage by connecting to WiFi, and keep your information safe using the iPhone's various security features. Quickly and easily migrate your information from another phone, and learn how to organize your contacts, photos, music, apps, and more. Learn just what your iPhone can do for you, and use each and every feature to the fullest!

Your iPhone is a powerful little tool, and it's also the best toy you've ever had! Learn the ins-and-outs the easy way, with clear instruction and friendly, helpful, expert advice.

  • Master the basic functions, including Phone, Messages, Mail, and Safari
  • Explore iTunes and the App Store to find the apps you can't live without
  • Manage your calendar, contacts, music, photos, games, movies, and more
  • Connect to WiFi, troubleshoot issues, and find the answers you need quickly

Whether you're ready to get to work or ready to have some fun, the iPhone can do it—often, both at the same time! iPhone For Dummies is the must-have guide for every iPhone user who wants everything the iPhone has to offer.

Table of Contents

    1. Cover
    2. Introduction
      1. About This Book
      2. Foolish Assumptions
      3. Icons Used in This Book
      4. Beyond the Book
      5. Where to Go from Here
    3. Part 1: Meet Your iPhone
      1. Chapter 1: Unveiling the iPhone
        1. The Big Picture
        2. A Quick Tour Outside
        3. Home Sweet Home Screen
      2. Chapter 2: iPhone Basic Training
        1. Activating the iPhone
        2. Turning the iPhone On and Off
        3. Locking the iPhone
        4. Understanding Pressure-Sensitive Touch
        5. Mastering the Multitouch Interface
        6. Multitasking
        7. Navigating beyond the Home Screen
        8. Organizing Icons into Folders
        9. Proactive Searching
        10. Notifications and the Today View
      3. Chapter 3: Synchronicity: Getting Stuff to and from Your iPhone
        1. A Brief iCloud Primer
        2. The Kitchen Sync
        3. Syncing Your Data with iTunes
        4. Synchronizing Your Media
        5. Manual Syncing
      4. Chapter 4: Understanding the Phone-damentals
        1. Making a Call
        2. Receiving a Call
        3. While on a Call
        4. Seeing Is Believing with FaceTime
    4. Part 2: The PDA iPhone
      1. Chapter 5: Taking Control of Your iPhone
        1. Controlling Control Center
        2. Summoning Siri
      2. Chapter 6: Texting 1, 2, 3: Messages and Notes
        1. Getting the iMessage
        2. Taking Note of Notes
      3. Chapter 7: Nine Indispensable Utilities
        1. Working with the Calendar
        2. Adding Calendar Entries
        3. Calculate This
        4. Punching the Clock
        5. Voicing Memos
        6. It’s a Wallet
        7. Dropping in on AirDrop
        8. Controlling Lights, Locks, and More
        9. Using the iPhone in the Car
        10. Keeping in Good Health
    5. Part 3: The Multimedia iPhone
      1. Chapter 8: Get in Tune(s): Audio on Your iPhone
        1. Introducing Your iPhone’s Music Player
        2. My Music Is Your Music
        3. Taking Control of Your Tunes
        4. Customizing Your Audio Experience
        5. Shopping with the iTunes Store app
      2. Chapter 9: “Smile”: Taking Pictures with Your iPhone
        1. Taking Your Best Shot
        2. Making Photos Come to Life
        3. Keeping Things in Focus
        4. Tracking Down Your Pictures
        5. Admiring Your Pictures
        6. Editing and Deleting Photos
        7. Livening Up Live Photos
        8. More (Not So) Stupid Picture Tricks
      3. Chapter 10: Starring in a Blockbuster: Video on Your iPhone
        1. Finding Stuff to Watch
        2. Playing Video
        3. Shooting Video
    6. Part 4: The Internet iPhone
      1. Chapter 11: Going on a Mobile Safari
        1. Surfin’ Dude
        2. I Can See Clearly Now
        3. Private Browsing
        4. 3D Touch and Safari
        5. Smart Safari Settings
      2. Chapter 12: The Email Must Get Through
        1. Prep Work: Setting Up Your Accounts
        2. See Me, Read Me, File Me, Delete Me: Working with Messages
        3. Darling, You Send Me (Email)
      3. Chapter 13: Tracking with Maps, Compass, Stocks, Weather, and Files
        1. Maps Are Where It’s At
        2. Contemplating the Compass
        3. Taking Stock with Stocks
        4. Weather Watching
        5. Keeping Track of Documents with Files
    7. Part 5: The Undiscovered iPhone
      1. Chapter 14: Setting You Straight on Settings
        1. Sky-High Settings
        2. Report, Sound, and Appearance Settings
        3. In General
        4. Phoning In More Settings
      2. Chapter 15: Apps-O-Lutely!
        1. Finding Apps
        2. Deleting and Organizing Your Apps
        3. Books, Newspapers, and Magazines
      3. Chapter 16: When Good iPhones Go Bad
        1. iPhone Issues
        2. Problems with Calling or Networks
        3. Sync, Computer, or iTunes Issues
        4. More Help on the Apple Website
        5. If Nothing We Suggest Helps
        6. Dude, Where’s My Stuff?
    8. Part 6: The Part of Tens
      1. Chapter 17: Ten Appetizing Apps
        1. Shazam
        2. TurboScan
        3. TripCase
        4. Evernote
        5. Bill Atkinson PhotoCard
        6. IMDb
        7. Tunity
        8. iTunes U
        9. Waze
        10. WebMD
      2. Chapter 18: Ten Apps Worth Paying For
        1. Akinator VIP
        2. Comics by Comixology
        3. OldBooth
        4. Action Movie FX
        5. Halide
        6. iTeleport
        7. Baseball Statistics
        8. Dark Sky Weather
        9. Wallet
        10. Heads Up!
      3. Chapter 19: Ten Helpful Hints, Tips, and Shortcuts
        1. Do the Slide for Accuracy and Punctuation
        2. Autocorrect Is Your Friend
        3. Assault on Batteries
        4. Tricks with Links and Phone Numbers
        5. Share the Love … and the Links
        6. Choose a Home Page for Safari
        7. Like a Time Machine for iPhone Backups
        8. Create Ringtones for Free in GarageBand
        9. Getting Apps out of the Multitasking Screen
        10. Taking a Snapshot of the Screen
    9. About the Authors
    10. Advertisement Page
    11. Connect with Dummies
    12. End User License Agreement