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The iPhone PocketGuide, Third Edition by Christopher Breen

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6 iPhone as iPod

Whether you view your iPhone as a phone that just happens to play music and videos or as a really cool iPod that you can use to make calls, the fact remains that the iPhone’s media capabilities are among its greatest. You can use your iPhone to listen to the best of your music collection; play custom ringtones; check out the latest podcasts; and watch your favorite TV shows, purchased and rented movies, and music videos. This chapter shows you how to do all that and offers pointers on configuring iTunes to make the most of your iPhone’s iPod functions.

Getting the Goods

“Aaack!” I hear you scream. “I’ve never used iTunes or owned an iPod. I have no idea how to get music into iTunes, much less put it on my iPhone. What do I ...

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