My iPhone for Seniors, 7th Edition

Book description

Easy, clear, readable, and focused on what you want to do.

Step-by-step instructions for the tasks you care about most.

Large, full-color, close-up photos with callouts to iPhone photos that show you exactly what to do.

Common-sense help when you run into iPhone problems or limitations.

Tips and notes to help you get the most from your iPhone.

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPhone working just the way you want. The tasks include how to:

  • Connect to the Internet, Bluetooth devices, Wi-Fi networks, and other iPhones and iPads; take advantage of AirDrop to instantly share with iPhone, iPad and Mac users

  • Use Siri to get information, write texts and emails, set reminders/appointments, and morejust by speaking to your iPhone

  • Customize your iPhone with folders, widgets, wallpaper, ringtones, and much more

  • Use iCloud, Google, and other cloud services to have consistent calendar, contact, and other information on all your devices

  • Communicate via phone calls, FaceTime videoconferences, conference calls, text, email, and more

  • Take advantage of the Messages app to instantly communicate with just about anyone, anywhere; send and receive photos and videos with a few simple taps

  • Get the most out of Safari to browse the Web and Mail to manage all your email from one Inbox Use the Wallet app to manage boarding passes and loyalty cards; pay for purchases safely and securely with Apple Pay; and use other great iPhone apps

  • Capture and edit photos and video; use great camera features such as telephoto zoom, portrait mode, burst photos, time-lapse and slow-motion video, and Live Photos

  • View your photos in Memories and use them for wallpaper and for your contacts or share them via email, AirDrop, or texts; use iCloud to automatically save your photos

  • Find, download, install, and use iPhone apps to help you travel, get information, keep in touch, have fun, and more

Table of contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. About This eBook
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright Page
  5. Contents at a Glance
  6. Table of Contents
  7. About the Author
  8. About AARP
  9. Dedication
  10. Acknowledgments
  11. We Want to Hear from You!
  12. Reader Services
  13. Credits
  14. Using This Book
  15. Getting Started
  16. 1. Getting to Know Your iPhone
    1. Getting Started
    2. Using Your Fingers to Control Your iPhone
    3. Locking/Unlocking Your iPhone
    4. Working with Home Screens
    5. Working with iPhone Apps
    6. Working with the Settings App
      1. Using the Settings App
      2. Searching for Settings
    7. Meeting Siri
    8. Controlling Volume
    9. Using Airplane Mode
    10. Locking/Unlocking Your iPhone’s Orientation
    11. Understanding iPhone Status Icons
  17. 2. Getting Started with Your iPhone
    1. Getting Started
    2. Getting Started with iPhones without a Home Button
      1. Getting to Know Your iPhone’s External Features
      2. Accessing the Home Screens
      3. Configuring a Passcode and Face ID
      4. Using Face ID
      5. Sleeping/Locking and Waking/Unlocking Your iPhone
      6. Turning Your iPhone Off or On
    3. Getting Started with iPhones with a Home Button
      1. Getting to Know iPhones with a Home Button
      2. Accessing the Home Screens
      3. Configuring a Passcode and Touch ID
      4. Using Touch ID
      5. Sleeping/Locking and Waking/Unlocking Your iPhone
      6. Turning Your iPhone Off or On
    4. Using the Split-Screen on iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 11 Pro Max, Xs Max, or Plus Models
  18. 3. Using Your iPhone’s Core Features
    1. Getting Started
    2. Connecting to the Internet Using Wi-Fi Networks
      1. Connecting to Public Wi-Fi Networks
    3. Connecting to the Internet Using Cellular Data Networks
    4. Securing Your iPhone
    5. Working with Text
      1. Typing Your Way
      2. Working with Predictive Text
      3. Using Other Writing Tools
      4. Working with Keyboards
      5. Using Emojis
      6. Correcting Spelling as You Type
      7. Editing Text
      8. Selecting, Copying, Cutting, Pasting, or Formatting Text
      9. Correcting Spelling After You’ve Typed
      10. Speaking Text Instead of Typing
    6. Searching on Your iPhone
    7. Working with Siri Suggestions
    8. Printing from Your iPhone
  19. 4. Setting Up and Using an Apple ID, iCloud, and Other Online Accounts
    1. Getting Started
    2. Configuring an Apple ID
    3. Configuring and Using iCloud
    4. Setting Up Other Types of Online Accounts on Your iPhone
      1. Setting Up an Online Account that Isn’t Built In
      2. Configuring Social Media Accounts on Your iPhone
    5. Setting How and When Your Accounts Are Updated
  20. 5. Customizing Your iPhone with Apps and Widgets
    1. Getting Started
    2. Customizing How Your iPhone Works with Apps
      1. Using the App Store App to Find and Install iPhone Apps
      2. Working with the App Library
    3. Customizing How Your iPhone Works with Widgets
      1. Working with the Widget Center
  21. 6. Making Your iPhone Work for You
    1. Getting Started
    2. Configuring and Working with Notifications
      1. Working with Visual Notifications
      2. Working with the Notification Center
      3. Working with Sounds and Vibrations
      4. Configuring Notifications for Specific Apps
    3. Working with and Configuring the Control Center
      1. Working with the Control Center
    4. Using the Do Not Disturb Mode
      1. Activating Do Not Disturb Manually
    5. Configuring Keyboards
    6. Setting Accessibility Options
  22. 7. Customizing How Your iPhone Looks
    1. Getting Started
    2. Customizing Your Home Screens
    3. Setting the Screen’s Appearance, Brightness, Lock/Wake, Text, View, and Wallpaper Options
  23. 8. Managing Contacts
    1. Getting Started
    2. Creating Contacts on Your iPhone
      1. Creating Contacts Manually
    3. Working with Contacts on Your iPhone
    4. Managing Your Contacts on Your iPhone
  24. 9. Communicating with the Phone and FaceTime Apps
    1. Getting Started
    2. Making Voice Calls
    3. Managing In-Process Voice Calls
      1. Using Another App During a Voice Call
    4. Receiving Voice Calls
      1. Answering Calls
      2. Answering Calls During a Call
    5. Managing Voice Calls
      1. Clearing Recent Calls
    6. Using Visual Voicemail
      1. Listening to, Reading, and Managing Voicemails
    7. Communicating with FaceTime
      1. Making FaceTime Calls
      2. Receiving FaceTime Calls
      3. Managing FaceTime Calls
      4. Making Group FaceTime Calls
  25. 10. Sending, Receiving, and Managing Email
    1. Getting Started
    2. Working with Email
    3. Managing Email
      1. Checking for New Email
      2. Understanding the Status of Email
      3. Managing Email from the Message Screen
    4. Finding Email
    5. Managing Junk Email
  26. 11. Sending, Receiving, and Managing Texts and iMessages
    1. Getting Started
    2. Preparing the Messages App for Messaging
    3. Sending Messages
      1. Navigating in Messages
      2. Adding Other Kinds of Content to Your Messages
    4. Receiving, Reading, and Replying to Messages
      1. Receiving Messages
      2. Reading Messages
      3. Viewing Photos or Video You Receive in Messages
    5. Working with Messages
      1. Working with Messages from People You Might Not Know
  27. 12. Managing Calendars
    1. Getting Started
    2. Viewing Calendars and Events
    3. Navigating Calendars
    4. Adding Events to Calendars
    5. Searching Calendars
    6. Sharing Calendars
    7. Managing Calendars and Events
  28. 13. Working with Siri
    1. Getting Started
    2. Configuring Siri
    3. Understanding Siri’s Personality
      1. Telling Siri What to Do
      2. Working with Siri Suggestions
    4. Learning How to Use Siri by Example
  29. 14. Surfing the Web
    1. Getting Started
    2. Visiting Websites
    3. Viewing Websites
    4. Working with Multiple Websites at the Same Time
    5. Searching the Web
    6. Working with Bookmarks
    7. Signing Into Websites Automatically
  30. 15. Taking Photos and Video with Your iPhone
    1. Getting Started
    2. Using the Camera App to Take Photos and Video with Your iPhone
    3. Taking Photos
    4. Taking Video
    5. Taking Photos and Video from the Lock Screen
    6. Taking Photos and Video from the Home Screen
  31. 16. Viewing and Editing Photos and Video with the Photos App
    1. Getting Started
    2. Finding and Viewing Photos
      1. Finding Photos Using the Photos Tab
      2. Finding Photos Using the Albums Tab
      3. Viewing Photos in Collections
    3. Editing and Improving Photos
    4. Working with Photos
    5. Finding and Viewing Videos
  32. 17. Working with Other Useful iPhone Apps and Features
    1. Getting Started
    2. Touring Other Cool iPhone Apps
      1. Touring Other Cool Apple Apps
      2. Touring Other Cool Apps You Can Download
    3. Configuring and Using Emergency Calling
      1. Using Emergency Calling
    4. Using Bluetooth to Connect to Other Devices
      1. Using and Managing Bluetooth Devices
    5. Using AirDrop to Share and Receive Content
    6. Working with the Wallet App and Apple Pay
      1. Working with the Wallet App
      2. Working with Apple Pay
      3. Managing Apple Pay
  33. 18. Maintaining and Protecting Your iPhone and Solving Problems
    1. Getting Started
    2. Maintaining an iPhone’s Software
    3. Backing Up Your iPhone
    4. Blocking Unwanted Calls, Messages, or FaceTime Requests
    5. Finding and Securing Your iPhone with Find My iPhone
    6. Maintaining an iPhone’s Power
    7. Solving iPhone Problems
      1. Restoring Your iPhone
    8. Getting Help with iPhone Problems
  34. Glossary
  35. Index

Product information

  • Title: My iPhone for Seniors, 7th Edition
  • Author(s): Brad Miser
  • Release date: December 2020
  • Publisher(s): Que
  • ISBN: 9780136824398