Chapter 14

Setting You Straight on Settings


check Preparing networks

check Seeking sensible sounds and screen brightness

check Keeping the clan together through Family Sharing

check Finding a lost iPhone

Are you a control freak? Do you have to have it your way? Boy, have you landed in the right chapter.

Throughout this book, you have occasion to drop in on Settings, which is the makeover factory for the iPhone. For example, we show you how to open Settings (by tapping its Home screen icon) to set ringtones, change the phone’s background or wallpaper, and specify your search engine of choice. We also show you how to alter security settings in Safari, tailor email to your liking, and get a handle on how to fetch or push new data.

tip The Settings area on the iPhone is roughly analogous to Control Panel in Windows and System Preferences on a Mac.

But you won’t have to visit Settings in every case because Control Center grants you immediate access to some of the settings and controls that used to ...

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