Teach Yourself VISUALLY Apple Watch

Book description

Master your new smartwatch quickly and easily with this highly visual guide

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Apple Watch is a practical, accessible guide to mastering the powerful features and functionality of your new smartwatch. For Apple devotees and new users alike, this easy-to-follow guide features visually rich tutorials and step-by-step instructions that show you how to take advantage of all of the Apple watch's capabilities. You'll learn how to track your health, control household devices, download and install apps, sync your music, sync other Apple devices, and efficiently use the current OS. The visually driven instruction style dovetails perfectly with the visual cue-based OS, helping you master the basic features and explore the more advanced functionality and most commonly associated accessories.

The Apple Watch is the latest addition to Apple's family of mobile devices, featuring the latest in consumer wearable tech. This guide is your expert, visual reference for unlocking all the features of your Apple Watch. Learn the features visually with 400 full-color screen shots

  • Master the basic Apple Watch functions and customize your settings

  • Get optimal performance from your smartwatch with expert tips

  • Find the best apps and services to fit your personal needs

  • The Apple Watch's graphics-intensive touch interface is perfect for visual learners, and this guide mirrors that feature with a highly visual approach to using both the OS and the device itself. With full coverage, plenty of screen shots, and expert tips and tricks, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Apple Watch is the companion you cannot be without.

    Table of contents

      1. Cover
      2. Chapter 1: Getting Started with Apple Watch
        1. Choose Your Apple Watch Model
        2. Unbox and Adjust Apple Watch
        3. Charge and Care for Apple Watch
        4. Understanding How Apple Watch and iPhone Work Together
        5. Pair Apple Watch with iPhone
      3. Chapter 2: Learning Essential Moves
        1. Navigate the Apple Watch Interface
        2. Work with Glances
        3. Work with Notifications
        4. Locate the Paired iPhone
        5. Lock Apple Watch
        6. Restart Apple Watch
        7. Using Power Reserve Mode
        8. Configure Activate on Wrist Raise
        9. Set the Clock Face Display Time Ahead
        10. Choose a Watch Face and Customize It
        11. Extend Apple Watch Runtime on the Battery
        12. Reset the Home Screen Layout
        13. Reset Sync Data
        14. Erase Apple Watch and Restore from Backup
      4. Chapter 3: Configuring Apple Watch to Work Your Way
        1. Navigate the Apple Watch App on iPhone
        2. Check the Details of Apple Watch
        3. Check Apple Watch Storage and Usage
        4. Update Apple Watch Software
        5. Configure Wrist and Crown Orientation
        6. Using Airplane Mode
        7. Configure and Use Do Not Disturb Mode
        8. Connect to Bluetooth Devices
        9. Set the Language and Region
        10. Choose Glances and Their Order
        11. Turn On the Hey Siri Feature
        12. Secure Apple Watch with a Passcode
        13. Choose Which Notifications to Receive
        14. Configure Sounds and Haptics
        15. Configure Accessibility Settings on Apple Watch
        16. Configure Accessibility Settings Using iPhone
      5. Chapter 4: Configure the Built-In Apps
        1. Configure the Activity App
        2. Configure the Clock App
        3. Configure the Calendar App
        4. Configure the Contacts App
        5. Add Friends and Change Their Order
        6. Block and Unblock Contacts
        7. Configure the Mail App
        8. Configure the Maps App
        9. Configure Passbook and Apple Pay
        10. Configure the Messages App
        11. Choose Which Music to Sync to Apple Watch
        12. Configure the Phone App
        13. Configure the Reminders App
        14. Choose Which Photos to Sync to Apple Watch
        15. Configure the Stocks App and Your Stocks
        16. Configure the Weather App
        17. Configure the Workout App
        18. Configure Handoff
      6. Chapter 5: Installing and Running Apps
        1. Launch Apps and Switch Among Them
        2. Browse and Search the App Store
        3. Download and Install an App
        4. Control Automatic Downloading of Apps
        5. Uninstall an App from Apple Watch
        6. Uninstall an App from iPhone and Apple Watch
        7. Rearrange Your Apps
        8. Deal with an App That Stops Responding
      7. Chapter 6: Communicating with Apple Watch
        1. Dictate Text with Siri
        2. Take Actions with Siri
        3. Using the Friends App
        4. Make a Phone Call
        5. Receive Phone Calls
        6. Send a Message
        7. Read and Manage Your Messages
        8. Reply to a Message
        9. Using Handoff from Apple Watch to iPhone
        10. Using Emoji in Your Messages
        11. Send a Sketch, Tap, or Heartbeat
        12. Read and Manage Your E-Mail Messages
      8. Chapter 7: Using Clock, Stocks, and Weather
        1. Set Alarms
        2. Using the World Clock
        3. Choose Your World Clock Cities
        4. Using the Stopwatch
        5. Using the Timer
        6. Track Your Stocks
        7. Check the Weather
      9. Chapter 8: Being Organized and Productive
        1. View Your Upcoming Events
        2. Create a New Event
        3. Create a New Reminder
        4. Using Apple Pay
        5. Using Passbook
        6. Share Your Location
        7. Get Directions
        8. Go Further with Productivity Apps
      10. Chapter 9: Controlling Entertainment and Photos
        1. Play Music on Apple Watch
        2. Control the Music on iPhone
        3. Using AirPlay
        4. Set Up Apple Watch as a Remote for iTunes
        5. Control iTunes on Your Computer from Apple Watch
        6. Set Up Apple Watch as a Remote for Apple TV
        7. Control Apple TV Using Apple Watch
        8. Take Photos with iPhone’s Camera
        9. Browse Your Photos
        10. Go Further with Entertainment Apps
      11. Chapter 10: Keeping Fit with Apple Watch
        1. Understanding How Apple Watch Measures Your Activity
        2. Configure Privacy Settings
        3. Edit Your Health Data
        4. Adjust Your Move Goal
        5. Calibrate Motion and Distance Tracking
        6. Track Your Activity on Apple Watch
        7. Track Your Activity on iPhone
        8. Using the Workout App
        9. Review Your Fitness Data in the Health App
        10. Go Further with Exercise and Health Apps
      12. End User License Agreement

    Product information

    • Title: Teach Yourself VISUALLY Apple Watch
    • Author(s):
    • Release date: July 2015
    • Publisher(s): Visual
    • ISBN: 9781119059516