Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone 5

Book description

Get the most out of your new iPhone with this easy-to-read visual guide

If you want clear, practical, visual instructions on how to use your new iPhone, this is the book for you. With over 500 color illustrations plus easy-to-follow explanations, it gets you up and running by clearly showing you how to do everything. See how to access and download books, apps, music, and video, as well as send photos, sync with your other Apple devices, and even edit movies on your phone!

  • Guides you through all the new features and capabilities of the cutting-edge iPhone and the latest version of the iOS

  • Shows you how to access and download books, apps, songs, and videos

  • Walks you through sending photos and e-mails, editing movies, and syncing with other Apple devices and services

  • Features 500 full-color screen shots to reinforce your visual learning of the mobile phone that is a worldwide phenomenon

Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone, 2nd Edition is the ultimate visual guide to your iPhone.

Table of contents

  1. Cover
  2. Table of Contents
  3. Title Page
  4. Chapter 1: Getting Started with Your iPhone
    1. Unbox the iPhone and Charge It
    2. Turn On the iPhone and Meet the Hardware Controls
    3. Download, Install, and Set Up iTunes
    4. Authorize and Set Up Your iPhone Using iTunes
    5. Choose Which Items to Sync
    6. Sync Your iPhone with iTunes via Wi-Fi
    7. Authorize and Set Up Your iPhone Using iCloud
    8. Explore the iPhone’s User Interface and Launch Apps
    9. Use Notification Center
  5. Chapter 2: Choosing Which Data to Sync
    1. Sync Contacts with Your iPhone
    2. Choose Which Calendars to Sync
    3. Sync Mail Accounts with Your iPhone
    4. Sync Bookmarks and Notes with Your iPhone
    5. Put Photos on Your iPhone
    6. Put Books, Audiobooks, and PDF Files on Your iPhone
    7. Transfer Files to Your iPhone Using iTunes File Sharing
  6. Chapter 3: Personalizing Your iPhone
    1. Find the Settings You Need
    2. Choose Which Apps Can Give Notifications
    3. Choose Sounds Settings
    4. Set Screen Brightness and Wallpaper Backgrounds
    5. Choose Privacy and Location Settings
    6. Configure Spotlight Search to Find What You Need
    7. Choose Locking and Sleep Settings
    8. Set Up and Use the Do Not Disturb Mode
    9. Secure Your iPhone with a Passcode Lock
    10. Configure Restrictions and Parental Controls
    11. Choose Date, Time, and International Settings
    12. Set Up Your Facebook and Twitter Accounts
  7. Chapter 4: Working with Siri and Dictation
    1. Give Commands with Siri
    2. Dictate Text Using Siri
    3. Gather and Share Information with Siri
    4. Configure Siri to Work Your Way
  8. Chapter 5: Setting Up Mail, Contacts, and Calendar
    1. Set Up Your Mail Accounts
    2. Control How the iPhone Displays Your E-Mail
    3. Organize Your E-Mail Messages by Thread
    4. Set Your Default E-Mail Account
    5. Choose How Your iPhone Displays Your Contacts
    6. Import Contacts from a SIM Card
    7. Choose Alert Options for Calendar Events
    8. Choose Your Default Calendar and Time Zone
    9. Set Your Default Account for Notes
  9. Chapter 6: Using Your iPhone to Make Calls
    1. Make Phone Calls
    2. Use the Headset to Make and Take Calls
    3. Use a Wireless Headset or Car Kit
    4. Mute a Call or Put a Call on Hold
    5. Make a Conference Call
    6. Save Time with Call Favorites and Recents
    7. Set Up and Use Visual Voicemail
    8. Send SMS and MMS Messages
    9. Chat Face to Face Using FaceTime
    10. Share Contacts via E-Mail and Messages
  10. Chapter 7: Networking with Cellular and Wi-Fi
    1. Turn Cellular and Wi-Fi Access On and Off
    2. Monitor Your Cellular Network Usage
    3. Connect Your iPhone to a Different Carrier
    4. Turn Data Roaming On or Off
    5. Connect Bluetooth Devices to Your iPhone
    6. Share Your iPhone’s Internet Access Using Personal Hotspot
    7. Connect to Wi-Fi Networks
    8. Log In to Wi-Fi Hotspots
  11. Chapter 8: Working with Apps
    1. Customize the Home Screen
    2. Organize Apps with Folders
    3. Switch Quickly from One App to Another
    4. Find the Apps You Need on the App Store
    5. Update and Remove Apps
    6. Install an App Provided by an Administrator
  12. Chapter 9: Browsing the Web and Sending E-Mail
    1. Browse the Web with Safari
    2. Access Websites Quickly with Your Bookmarks
    3. Create Bookmarks and Share Web Pages
    4. Configure Your Default Search Engine
    5. Fill in Forms Quickly with AutoFill
    6. Tighten Up Safari’s Security
    7. Read Your E-Mail Messages
    8. Reply To or Forward an E-Mail Message
    9. Organize Your Messages in Mailbox Folders
    10. Write and Send E-Mail Messages
    11. View Files Attached to Incoming E-Mail Messages
    12. Search for E-Mail Messages
  13. Chapter 10: Working with Contacts and Calendars
    1. Browse or Search for Contacts
    2. Create a New Contact
    3. Share Contacts via E-Mail and MMS
    4. Browse Existing Events in Your Calendars
    5. Create New Events in Your Calendars
    6. Work with Calendar Invitations
    7. Keep Track of Your Commitments with Reminders
    8. Keep Essential Documents at Hand with Passbook
  14. Chapter 11: Playing Music and Videos
    1. Play Back Music Using the Music App
    2. Play Back Videos Using the Videos App
    3. Create a Playlist with the Music App
    4. Customize the Music App’s Interface
    5. Use Podcasts and iTunes U
    6. Shop for Music and Video at the iTunes Store
  15. Chapter 12: Working with Photos and Books
    1. Browse Your Photos Using Events, Faces, and Places
    2. Share Your Photos with Your Computers and iOS Devices Using Photo Stream
    3. Share Photo Streams with Other People
    4. Share Photos via E-Mail and Messaging
    5. Play Slide Shows of Your Photos
    6. Play Photos from Your iPhone on a TV
    7. Read Digital Books with iBooks
    8. Browse and Buy Digital Books with iBooks
    9. Add PDF Files to iBooks and Read Them
  16. Chapter 13: Using Apps, Facebook, and Twitter
    1. Find Your Location with Maps’ GPS and Compass
    2. Find Directions with the Maps App
    3. Explore with 3D Flyovers
    4. Use Maps’ Bookmarks and Contacts
    5. Share a Location via E-Mail and Instant Messaging
    6. Track Stock Prices with the Stocks App
    7. Use Calculator, Voice Memos, Stopwatch, Timer, and Newsstand
    8. Set Up the Clock App with Multiple Time Zones
    9. Set Alarms
    10. Look Up Forecasts in Weather
    11. Share Your Updates Using Twitter
    12. Post Updates on Facebook
  17. Chapter 14: Taking Photos and Videos
    1. Take Photos with the Camera App
    2. Take HDR Photos and Panorama Photos and Use the Grid
    3. Capture Video
    4. Edit with the Trim Feature
    5. Share Your Photos and Videos
    6. Create Movies Using Apple’s iMovie App
  18. Chapter 15: Advanced Features and Troubleshooting
    1. Install Configuration Profiles on Your iPhone
    2. Connect to a Network via VPN
    3. Connect Your iPhone to Exchange Server
    4. Use VoiceOver to Identify Items On-Screen
    5. Use Other Accessibility Features
    6. Update Your iPhone’s Software
    7. Extend Your iPhone’s Runtime on the Battery
    8. Back Up and Restore Your iPhone’s Data and Settings with Your Computer
    9. Back Up and Restore Your iPhone’s Data and Settings with iCloud
    10. Reset Your Network, Dictionary, and Home Screen Settings
    11. Restore Your iPhone to Factory Settings
    12. Troubleshoot Wi-Fi Connections
    13. Troubleshoot iTunes Sync Problems
    14. Locate Your iPhone with Find My iPhone

Product information

  • Title: Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone 5
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: October 2012
  • Publisher(s): Visual
  • ISBN: 9781118352144