My iPhone (Covers iPhone 4, 4S and 5 running iOS 6)

My iPhone (Covers iPhone 4, 4S and 5 running iOS 6)

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Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPhone images that show you exactly what to do.

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, Wi-Fi networks, and other iPhones, iPods, and iPads

* Use Siri to get information, write texts and emails, set reminders/appointments, and more just by speaking to your iPhone 4S and newer

* Customize your iPhone with folders, wallpaper, ringtones, and much more

* Configure and sync your information, and efficiently manage contacts, reminders, and calendars

* Communicate via FaceTime videoconferences, conference calls, text, email, and more

* Make the most of Safari to browse the Web and Mail to manage all of your email from one inbox

* Listen to music, subscribe to podcasts, and watch video-including movies and TV shows

* Capture and edit photos and video

* Use your photos in slideshows, for wallpaper, and your contacts or share them via email, Cloud, and texts ; use PhotoStream to automatically save and share your photos

* Find, download, install, and use awesome iPhone apps

* Take advantage of iCloud to keep your content and information in sync on all your devices



BONUS MATERIAL: Download a bonus chapter titled, "Using Cool iPhone Apps," as well as additional tasks and other helpful information on this book's website at quepublishing.com/myiphone5.



CATEGORY: Apple Digital Media

COVERS: Apple iPhone

USER LEVEL: Beginning-Intermediate
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Product details

  • Paperback | 704 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 30.48mm | 1,043.26g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • ill
  • 0789748517
  • 9780789748515
  • 797,963

Table of contents

1 Getting Started with Your iPhone 3

Touring Your iPhone ...........3

Getting to Know the iPhone's External Features ......................4

Knowing Why It's Called a Multi-Touch Interface ....................5

Using Siri (iPhone 4S and Newer) ...........27

Preparing iTunes ..............34

Downloading and Installing iTunes on a Windows PC .....35

Updating iTunes on a Windows PC or a Mac ............36

Obtaining and Signing In to an iTunes Store Account .....36

Preparing iCloud .............38

Obtaining an iCloud Account ...........39

Configuring iCloud on a Windows PC ...........39

Configuring iCloud on a Mac ............41

2 Connecting to the Internet, Bluetooth Devices, and iPhones/iPods/iPads 43

Connecting an iPhone to the Internet ...........44

Connecting to an Open Wi-Fi Network ..... 44

Connecting to a Commercial Wi-Fi Network .......49

Connecting to a Closed Wi-Fi Network ........50

Changing Wi-Fi Networks .........52

Forgetting Wi-Fi Networks ..............53

Connecting to the Internet via a Cellular Data Network .........55

Connecting to Other Devices Using Bluetooth ...............................62

Connecting to Other iPhones, iPod touches, and iPads..64

3 Moving Audio, Video, Books, and Photos onto Your iPhone 67

Using iTunes to Add Audio, Video, and Books onto an iPhone.....69

Importing Audio CDs to the iTunes Library ........69

Purchasing Content from the iTunes Store .........72

Renting Movies from the iTunes Store ..............77

Subscribing to Podcasts in the iTunes Store ..........79

Building Music Playlists ............81

Building Smart Playlists ............84

Moving Audio and Video from the iTunes Library onto an iPhone........87

Using iTunes to Add Books to Your iPhone ..... 101

Adding Books to Your iTunes Library ....... 101

Moving Books onto an iPhone ...... 103

Using iTunes to Add Photos to Your iPhone ........... 104

Moving Photos from a Windows PC onto an iPhone ..... 104

Moving Photos from a Mac to an iPhone ........... 106

Using the iTunes App to Add Audio and Video to an iPhone........ 108

Using the iBooks App to Add Books to an iPhone ..... 115

Using iCloud to Add Content to Your iPhone ....... 121

Setting Store Preferences on Your iPhone......... 121

Downloading Content You Purchased Previously ............. 123

Using iTunes Match to Add Content to Your iPhone ...... 125

Configuring iTunes Match on Your iPhone ........... 126

4 Configuring and Synchronizing Information on an iPhone 129

Syncing Information with iTunes ............... 130

Using iTunes to Sync Information on Macs ......... 131

Using iTunes to Sync Information on Windows PCs ........ 136

Syncing Information with iCloud ....... 139

Syncing Information with Exchange.......... 147

5 Managing Contacts 155

Configuring How Contacts Display on an iPhone ..... 156

Creating New Contacts While Using an iPhone........... 159

Creating a Contact from an Email .............. 160

Creating a Contact from a Map ............... 162

Creating Contacts on an iPhone Manually ........... 164

Using Contacts on an iPhone .............. 176

Using the Contacts App ............... 176

Using Contact Information in Other Applications ............ 180

Changing or Deleting Contacts ............ 181

Changing, Adding, or Removing Information for an Existing Contact Manually ..... 182

Deleting Contacts Manually ............. 184

6 Making, Receiving, and Managing Calls 187

Configuring Phone Settings .............. 188

Customizing Your Ringtones........... 188

Buying Ringtones Using the iTunes App ....... 188

Syncing Ringtones and Alert Tones......... 193

Setting Phone Sounds ............ 194

Configuring Phone Settings ....... 198

Other Phone Settings ................ 201

Configuring FaceTime Settings ...... 202

Making Calls .............. 204

Dialing with the Keypad ...... 205

Dialing with Contacts ............ 206

Dialing with Favorites ........... 207

Dialing with Recents .......... 208

Managing In-Process Calls ......... 210

Entering Numbers During a Call ........... 211

Making Conference Calls ........... 212

Doing Something Else During a Call ........... 216

Receiving Calls ............... 216

Answering Calls ......... 217

Answering Calls When You're Already on a Call ......... 220

Managing Calls ................ 221

Clearing Recent Calls ............ 221

Adding Caller Information to Favorites .... 223

Using the iPhone's Headset for Calls ........ 224

Making Calls with Siri (iPhone 4S and Newer) ...... 225

Using Visual Voicemail ................ 226

Recording a Greeting .......... 226

Listening to and Managing Voicemails .......... 229

Finding and Listening to Voicemails .......... 230

Deleting Voicemails .............. 232

Listening to and Managing Deleted Voicemails ..... 233

Returning Calls ............... 234

Changing Your Voicemail Password ............ 234

Getting Some FaceTime (iPhone 4 and Newer) ......... 236

Making a FaceTime Call.............. 236

Accepting a FaceTime Call .................. 241

7 Emailing 243

Configuring Email Accounts on an iPhone ............ 243

Configuring Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, AOL, or Hotmail Email Accounts on an iPhone Manually . 245

Configuring Other Email Accounts on an iPhone Manually... 247

Performing Advanced Configuration of Email Accounts on an iPhone...... 249

Configuring General Email Settings ........... 255

Configuring How Email Is Retrieved ........... 255

Configuring Global Email Settings ............ 258

Managing Email Accounts ........... 265

Changing Email Account Configurations ...... 265

Deleting Email Accounts ......... 267

Working with Email .............. 268

Receiving and Reading Email........... 269

Sending Email ......... 278

Replying to Email ....... 282

Forwarding Email ....... 284

Managing Email ............ 287

Working with VIPs ....... 297

Emailing with Siri (iPhone 4S or Newer) ... 298

Composing New Email Messages with Siri ........... 299

Replying to Emails with Siri ........... 301

Dictating into Messages You Are Writing .......... 302

8 Texting 307

Configuring Messages ...................... 308

Configuring the Text Tone and Vibration ......... 308

Configuring iMessage and Text Settings ............... 310

Sending Text Messages ............ 314

Receiving and Replying to Text Messages ..... 320

Working with Messages Notifications .......... 320

Responding to Messages .................. 323

Working with Text Messages ........... 325

Conversing in Text ............... 325

Including Images and Video in Text Conversations ...... 328

Using Photos or Videos You Receive ........... 331

Deleting Messages ............. 331

Deleting a Conversation ................... 333

Texting with Siri (iPhone 4S or Newer) ......... 333

Having Text Messages Read to You ...... 334

Replying to Text Messages with Siri .......... 335

Sending New Text Messages with Siri .......... 336

9 Managing Calendars and Time 341

Configuring an iPhone's Calendar, Date, and Time Settings... 341

Setting Time and Date Settings .......... 342

Configuring Calendar Settings .......... 346

Configuring Reminders ...... 352

Working with Calendars ............ 354

Viewing Calendars........ 355

Adding Events to a Calendar Manually .......... 361

Adding Events to the Calendar by Accepting Invitations ... 372

Working with Event Alarms .......... 376

Working with Reminders .......... 376

Creating Reminders ........... 377

Managing Reminders ........ 384

Using the Clock App .................. 387

Using Siri to Manage Calendars and Time (iPhone 4S or Newer) .... 394

Using Siri to Create Events ............. 394

Using Siri to Create Reminders ............. 397

10 Surfing the Web 403

Configuring Safari Settings .............. 404

Browsing the Web on an iPhone ..... 410

Moving to Websites via Bookmarks ........... 411

Moving to Websites by Typing a URL ........... 413

Viewing Websites ...................... 415

Searching the Web ..................... 418

Returning to Previous Websites ............... 420

Saving and Organizing Bookmarks ................... 422

Creating a Bookmark on the Home Screen ........ 430

Emailing a Link to a Web Page ....... 432

Tweeting a Web Page ............. 434

Completing Web Forms ........ 436

Signing In Automatically .............. 438

Opening and Managing Multiple Web Pages at the Same Time .... 439

Using Safari's Reading List ................ 442

11 Listening to Music, Podcasts, and Other Audio 447

Finding and Listening to Music ....... 447

Using the Cover Flow Browser to Find and Play Music ... 448

Using Playlists to Find Music............ 451

Using Artists to Find Music ......... 453

Using the More Menu to Find Music ............... 458

Searching for Music ............ 459

Using Shared Sources to Find Music ............ 461

Letting the Genius Find Music for You......... 463

Finding Music by Shuffling........................... 467

Finding Music with Siri (iPhone 4S or newer) ......... 468

Playing Music ................ 470

Streaming Music with AirPlay ............. 472

Controlling Audio Content Quickly ......... 474

Controlling Audio When the iPhone Is Locked ....... 475

Controlling Audio When You Do Something Else ........ 476

Listening to Podcasts .................. 477

Customizing Your iPhone for Audio .......... 481

Configuring the Music Toolbar ............ 482

Configuring Your iPhone's Music Settings ............ 483

Listening to Music with iTunes Match ......... 486

12 Watching Movies, TV Shows, and Other Video 491

Finding and Watching Video .............. 491

Finding Video .......... 492

Watching Video .................. 494

Watching Rented Video .............. 497

Watching Video Podcasts ....... 499

Shared Video ............ 500

Deleting Video ................ 502

Configuring iPhone's Video Settings .......... 503

13 Working with Photos and Video 507

Taking Photos with Your iPhone............. 508

Taking Photos with the Camera App .......... 508

Taking Photos Quickly ............. 512

Taking Panoramic Photos ............. 513

Taking Video with an iPhone ........ 515

Viewing, Editing, and Working with Photos on an iPhone .... 516

Configuring Photo Settings ........ 517

Viewing Photos Individually .......... 519

Viewing Photos as a Slideshow ............. 525

Editing Photos ........... 528

Deleting Photos or Video from an iPhone .......... 533

Working with Photos ............ 534

Emailing Multiple Photos ............. 534

Assigning a Photo to a Contact.................... 537

Using Photos as Wallpaper ................. 538

Viewing, Editing, and Working with Video ........... 540

Watching Video ............ 540

Editing Video ................ 541

Sharing Video ....... 542

Moving Photos from Your iPhone to a Computer ........ 545

Moving Photos from an iPhone to a Windows PC ....... 545

Moving Photos from an iPhone to a Mac ........ 546

Working with Photo Stream ............. 547

Working with Your Photo Stream Photos on Your iPhone... 547

Saving Photo Stream Photos on Your iPhone .......... 548

Sharing Your Photo Streams ........... 550

Working with Photo Streams Shared with You ... 553

14 Installing and Maintaining iPhone Apps 557

Using iTunes to Find and Install iPhone Apps....... 558

Downloading Apps from the iTunes Store ........... 558

Moving Apps from an iTunes Library onto Your iPhone.. 561

Using the App Store App to Find and Install iPhone Apps........ 563

Maintaining iPhone Apps ........ 571

15 Customizing Your iPhone 577

Customizing Your Home Screens .......... 578

Using the iPhone to Customize Your Home Screens ...... 578

Using iTunes to Customize Your Home Screens ........ 584

Accessing iPhone Settings ....... 588

Using Airplane Mode ........ 589

Configuring and Working with Notifications ........ 590

Configuring Notifications .......... 592

Configuring General Notification Settings ......... 595

Configuring an App's Notification Settings .......... 597

Configuring General Sound Settings ........... 601

Setting Screen Brightness .............. 602

Setting Wallpaper ............... 603

Configuring Other General Settings ............... 605

Getting Information about an iPhone .... 605

Configuring Location Services ........... 609

Securing Your iPhone .................. 612

Configuring Search Options... 630

Configuring the Keyboard .......... 631

Configuring Siri (iPhone 4S and Newer) ...... 633

16 Maintaining an iPhone and Solving Problems 639

Maintaining an iPhone .............. 639

Maintaining iTunes .................. 640

Maintaining an iPhone's Software with the Settings App ...... 643

Maintaining an iPhone's Software with iTunes ....... 644

Maintaining an iPhone's Power .......... 645

Solving iPhone Problems .......... 646

Restarting Your iPhone ............... 646

Restarting the Computer and iTunes............ 647

Resetting Your iPhone ................... 647

Restoring an iPhone ............ 650

Finding a Missing App ........ 653

Making the iPhone Rotate Again .......... 655

Reinstalling iTunes ......................... 656

Making the Battery Last Longer ......... 656

Dealing with a Failed Home Button ........ 658

Getting Help with iPhone Problems ............... 660

TOC, 10/1/1012, 9780789748515



Download a bonus chapter titled, " Using Cool iPhone Apps," as well as additional tasks and other helpful information on this book's website at quepublishing.com/myiphone5.
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About Brad Miser

Brad Miser has written extensively about technology, with his favorite topics

being the amazing "i" devices, especially the iPhone and iPod touch, that

make it possible to take our lives with us while we are on the move. In addition

to My iPhone, 6th Edition, Brad has written many other books, including

My iPod touch, 3rd Edition; Sams Teach Yourself Mac OS X Lion; Sams Teach

Yourself iTunes 10 in 10 Minutes; and Sams Teach Yourself iCloud in 10 Minutes.

He has also been an author, development editor, or technical editor for more

than 50 other titles.



Brad is or has been a sales support specialist, the director of product and customer

services, and the manager of education and support services for several

software development companies. Previously, he was the lead proposal

specialist for an aircraft engine manufacturer, a development editor for a

computer book publisher, and a civilian aviation test officer/engineer for the

U.S. Army. Brad holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering

from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo and has

received advanced education in maintainability engineering, business, and

other topics.



In addition to his passion for silicon-based technology, Brad likes to ride his

steel-based technology, aka, a motorcycle, whenever and wherever possible.

He is also active building and flying radio-controlled aircraft.



Originally from California, Brad now lives in Brownsburg, Indiana, with

his wife Amy; their three daughters, Jill, Emily, and Grace; a rabbit; and a

sometimes-inside cat.



Brad would love to hear about your experiences with this book (the good, the

bad, and the ugly). You can write to him at bradmiser@me.com.
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