Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X

Book description

Know your new iPhone from the inside-out with 900 color screen shots!

Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone is your ultimate guide to getting the most out of your iPhone! Apple's graphics-driven iOS is perfect for visual learners, so this book uses a visual approach to show you everything you need to know to get up and running—and much more. Full-color screen shots walk you step-by-step through setup, customization, and everything your iPhone can do. Whether you are new to the iPhone or have just upgraded to the 7s, 7s Plus, or 8, this book helps you discover your phone's full functionality and newest capabilities. Stay in touch by phone, text, email, FaceTime Audio or FaceTime Video calls, or social media; download and enjoy books, music, movies, and more; take, edit, and manage photos; track your health, fitness, and habits; organize your schedule, your contacts, and your commitments; and much more!

The iPhone is designed to be user-friendly, attractive, and functional. But it is capable of so much more than you think—don't you want to explore the possibilities? This book walks you through iOS visually to help you stay in touch, get things done, and have some fun while you're at it!

  • Get to know iOS with 900 full-color screen shots
  • Master the iPhone's basic functions and learn the latest features
  • Customize your iPhone to suit your needs and get optimal performance
  • Find the apps and services that can make your life easier

The iPhone you hold in your hand represents the pinnacle of mobile technology, and is a masterpiece of industrial design. Once you get to know it, you'll never be without it. Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone is your personal map for exploring your new tech companion.

Table of contents

    1. Cover
    2. Chapter 1: Getting Started with Your iPhone
      1. Identify and Compare the iPhone Models
      2. Meet Your iPhone’s Hardware Controls
      3. Download, Install, and Set Up iTunes
      4. Begin Setup and Activate Your iPhone
      5. Set Up Your iPhone as New Using iCloud
      6. Set Up Your iPhone from an iCloud Backup
      7. Set Up Your iPhone from iTunes
      8. Choose Which Items to Sync from Your Computer
      9. Sync Your iPhone with iTunes via Wi-Fi
      10. Explore the Interface and Launch Apps
      11. Using Cover Sheet and Today View
      12. Using Control Center
      13. Using 3D Touch
    3. Chapter 2: Personalizing Your iPhone
      1. Find the Settings You Need
      2. Choose Which iCloud Items to Sync
      3. Choose Which Apps Can Give Notifications
      4. Choose Sounds and Haptics Settings
      5. Set Display Brightness and Wallpapers
      6. Configure Night Shift and Display Zoom
      7. Choose Privacy and Location Settings
      8. Configure and Use Search
      9. Choose Locking and Control Center Settings
      10. Set Up and Use Do Not Disturb Mode
      11. Customize Today View
      12. Secure Your iPhone with Touch ID or Face ID
      13. Configure Restrictions and Parental Controls
      14. Set Up Family Sharing and Add Members
      15. Choose Date, Time, and International Settings
    4. Chapter 3: Using Voice, Accessibility, and Continuity
      1. Give Commands with Siri
      2. Dictate Text Using Siri
      3. Gather and Share Information with Siri
      4. Configure Siri to Work Your Way
      5. Set Up VoiceOver to Identify Items On-Screen
      6. Configure Other Accessibility Features
      7. Using Your iPhone with Your Mac
      8. Using Your iPhone with Your Apple Watch
    5. Chapter 4: Setting Up Communications
      1. Set Up Your Mail Accounts
      2. Control How Your E-Mail Appears
      3. Organize Your E-Mail Messages by Threads
      4. Set Your Default E-Mail Account
      5. Control How Your Contacts Appear
      6. Browse or Search for Contacts
      7. Create a New Contact
      8. Import Contacts from a SIM Card
      9. Choose Default Alert Options for Calendar Events
      10. Choose Your Default Calendar and Time Zone
      11. Set Up and Use Wallet and Apple Pay
    6. Chapter 5: Making Calls and Messaging
      1. Make Phone Calls and FaceTime Audio Calls
      2. Using a Wireless Headset or Car System
      3. Mute a Call or Put a Call on Hold
      4. Make a Conference Call
      5. Make Video Calls Using FaceTime
      6. Save Time with Call Favorites and Recents
      7. Send Text and Multimedia Messages
      8. Using Emoji and iMessage Features
      9. Manage Your Instant Messages
      10. Choose Settings for Messages
      11. Block and Unblock Senders
      12. Set Up and Use the Emergency SOS Feature
    7. Chapter 6: Networking and Social Networking
      1. Using Airplane Mode
      2. Monitor Your Cellular Network Usage
      3. Control Cellular Data and Background Refresh
      4. Connect Your iPhone to a Different Carrier
      5. Turn Data Roaming On or Off
      6. Connect Bluetooth Devices to Your iPhone
      7. Share Items via AirDrop
      8. Share Internet Access via Personal Hotspot
      9. Connect to Wi-Fi Networks and Hotspots
      10. Set Up and Enjoy Social Networking
    8. Chapter 7: Working with Apps
      1. Customize the Home Screen
      2. Organize Apps with Folders
      3. Switch Quickly from One App to Another
      4. Find Apps on the App Store
      5. Update and Remove Apps
      6. Cut, Copy, and Paste Text
      7. Format and Replace Text
    9. Chapter 8: Browsing the Web and E-Mailing
      1. Browse the Web with Safari
      2. Access Websites Quickly with Bookmarks
      3. Create Bookmarks
      4. Keep a Reading List of Web Pages
      5. Navigate Among Open Web Pages Using Tabs
      6. Tighten Up Safari’s Security
      7. Manage Your App and Website Passwords
      8. Read E-Mail
      9. Reply To or Forward an E-Mail Message
      10. Organize Your Messages in Mailbox Folders
      11. Write and Send E-Mail Messages
    10. Chapter 9: Keeping Your Life Organized
      1. Browse Existing Events in Your Calendars
      2. Create New Events in Your Calendars
      3. Work with Calendar Invitations
      4. Track Your Commitments with Reminders
      5. Keep Essential Documents at Hand with Wallet
      6. Get Your Bearings with Compass
      7. Find Your Location with Maps
      8. Find Directions with Maps
      9. Explore with 3D Flyover
      10. Using Maps’ Favorites and Contacts
      11. Take Notes
      12. Using Stocks, Weather, and Clock
      13. Using the Health App
      14. Manage Files with the Files App
    11. Chapter 10: Enjoying Music, Videos, and Books
      1. Navigate the Music App and Set Preferences
      2. Play Music Using the Music App
      3. Play Videos Using the TV App
      4. Play Music and Videos Using AirPlay
      5. Create a Music Playlist
      6. Listen to Apple Music Radio
      7. Read Digital Books with iBooks
    12. Chapter 11: Working with Photos and Video
      1. Take Photos with the Camera App
      2. Take Live, Timed, Portrait, and Panorama Photos
      3. Apply Filters to Your Photos
      4. Edit Your Photos
      5. Capture Video
      6. Browse Photos Using Years, Collections, and Moments
      7. Browse Photos Using Memories
      8. Browse Photos Using the Map
      9. Browse Photos Using iCloud Photo Sharing
      10. Browse Photos Using Albums
      11. Share Photos Using My Photo Stream
      12. Share Photo Streams with Other People
      13. Share and Use Your Photos and Videos
      14. Play Slide Shows of Photos
    13. Chapter 12: Advanced Features and Troubleshooting
      1. Connect to a Network via VPN
      2. Connect Your iPhone to Exchange Server
      3. Update Your iPhone’s Software
      4. Extend Your iPhone’s Runtime on the Battery
      5. Back Up and Restore Using Your Computer
      6. Back Up and Restore Using iCloud
      7. Reset Your iPhone’s Settings
      8. Troubleshoot Wi-Fi Connections
      9. Locate Your iPhone with Find My iPhone
      10. Manage Your Apple ID
    14. End User License Agreement

Product information

  • Title: Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X
  • Author(s): Guy Hart-Davis
  • Release date: October 2017
  • Publisher(s): Visual
  • ISBN: 9781119439615