My iPhone for Seniors (covers all iPhone running iOS 15, including the new series 13 family), 8th 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, and Wi-Fi networks

Use Siri to get information, write texts and emails, set reminders/appointments, and more--just by speaking to your iPhone

Customize your iPhone with noti_ cations, 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, 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 store and easily use boarding passes, loyalty cards, and credit cards

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, edit, and organize your photos in the Photos app; easily send photos via texts and emails or use them on the Home or Lock screens

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. Pearson’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  8. About AARP
  9. About the Author
  10. Dedication
  11. Acknowledgments
  12. We Want to Hear from You!
  13. Reader Services
  14. Credits
  15. Using This Book
  16. Getting Started
  17. 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
    7. Meeting Siri
    8. Controlling Volume
    9. Using Airplane Mode
    10. Locking/Unlocking Your iPhone’s Orientation
    11. Understanding iPhone Status Icons
  18. 2. Getting Started with Your iPhone
    1. Getting Started
    2. Getting Started with iPhones without a Touch ID/Home Button
    3. Getting Started with iPhones with a Touch ID/Home Button
    4. Using the Split-Screen on iPhone 13 Pro Max, 12 Pro Max, 11 Pro Max, Xs Max, or Plus Models
  19. 3. Using Your iPhone’s Core Features
    1. Getting Started
    2. Connecting to the Internet Using Wi-Fi Networks
    3. Connecting to the Internet Using Cellular Data Networks
    4. Securing Your iPhone
    5. Working with Text
    6. Searching Your iPhone
  20. 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. Configuring a Google Account
    5. Setting How and When Your Accounts Are Updated
  21. 5. Customizing Your iPhone with Apps and Widgets
    1. Getting Started
    2. Customizing How Your iPhone Works with Apps
    3. Working with Widgets and the Widget Center
  22. 6. Making Your iPhone Work for You
    1. Getting Started
    2. Configuring and Working with Notifications
    3. Working with and Configuring the Control Center
    4. Using Focus
  23. 7. Customizing How Your iPhone Looks
    1. Getting Started
    2. Customizing Your Home Screens
    3. Configuring Your iPhone’s Screen Settings
  24. 8. Managing Contacts
    1. Getting Started
    2. Creating Contacts
    3. Working with Contacts
    4. Managing Your Contacts
  25. 9. Communicating with the Phone and FaceTime Apps
    1. Getting Started
    2. Making Voice Calls
    3. Managing In-Process Voice Calls
    4. Receiving Voice Calls
    5. Using Visual Voicemail
    6. Communicating with FaceTime
  26. 10. Sending, Receiving, and Managing Email
    1. Getting Started
    2. Working with Email
    3. Managing Email
    4. Searching Email
    5. Managing Junk Email
  27. 11. Sending, Receiving, and Managing Texts and iMessages
    1. Getting Started
    2. Preparing the Messages App for Messaging
    3. Sending Messages
    4. Receiving, Reading, and Replying to Messages
    5. Working with Messages
    6. Working with Messages from People You Might Not Know
  28. 12. Managing Calendars
    1. Getting Started
    2. Viewing Calendars and Events
    3. Navigating Calendars
    4. Adding Events to Calendars
    5. Searching Calendars
    6. Managing Calendars and Events
  29. 13. Working with Siri
    1. Getting Started
    2. Configuring Siri
    3. Understanding Siri’s Personality
    4. Learning How to Use Siri by Example
  30. 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. Creating Favorites
    7. Signing Into Websites Automatically
  31. 15. Taking Photos and Video with Your iPhone
    1. Getting Started
    2. Using the Camera App to Take Photos and Video
    3. Taking Photos
    4. Taking Video
    5. Taking Photos and Video from the Lock Screen
  32. 16. Viewing and Editing Photos and Video with the Photos App
    1. Getting Started
    2. Finding and Viewing Photos
    3. Editing and Improving Photos
    4. Working with Photos
    5. Finding and Viewing Videos
  33. 17. Working with Other Useful Features
    1. Getting Started
    2. Configuring and Using Emergency Calling
    3. Using Bluetooth to Connect to Other Devices
    4. Working with the Wallet App and Apple Pay
  34. 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
    8. Getting Help with iPhone Problems
  35. Glossary
  36. Index

Product information

  • Title: My iPhone for Seniors (covers all iPhone running iOS 15, including the new series 13 family), 8th Edition
  • Author(s): Brad Miser
  • Release date: December 2021
  • Publisher(s): Que
  • ISBN: 9780137574308