My iPhone (Covers iPhone 7/7 Plus and other models running iOS 10)
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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, iPod touches, and iPads; take advantage of AirDrop to instantly share with other iOS and Mac users around you * Use Siri to get information, write texts and emails, set reminders/appointments, and more just by speaking to your iPhone




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




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




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




* Make your text messages come alive by adding Digital Touches and effects




* 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 use other great iPhone apps




* Capture and edit photos and video; use the great camera features such as burst, timed and time-lapse photos, slow-motion video, and Live Photos via email, AirDrop, or texts; use iCloud 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
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Product details

  • Paperback | 688 pages
  • 154 x 227 x 30mm | 1,050g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • 10th edition
  • 0789757893
  • 9780789757890
  • 702,282

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Your iPhone 3

Getting to Know Your iPhone's External Features ............................3

Getting to Know Your iPhone's Software ..................................................6

Using Your Fingers to Control Your iPhone ....................................6

Going Home ...............................................................................................................7

Touching the iPhone's Screen .....................................................................8

Working with iPhone Apps ........................................................................13

Using the Home Screens ..............................................................................18

Using the iPhone Plus' Split-Screen ....................................................20

Working with the Control Center .........................................................21

Working with the Notification Center ..............................................23

Using Siri Suggestions ....................................................................................26

Using the Do Not Disturb Mode ...........................................................26

Using Airplane Mode .......................................................................................27

Meeting Siri ..............................................................................................................28

Understanding iPhone Status Icons ..................................................30

Turning Your iPhone Off or On ...............................................................32

Sleeping/Locking and Waking/Unlocking Your iPhone.........32

Signing In To Your Apple ID .......................................................................35

Setting the Volume ............................................................................................36

Chapter 2: Using Your iPhone's Core Features 39

Introducing the Settings App ..........................................................................40

Using and Configuring Widgets .....................................................................40

Accessing Widgets .............................................................................................40

Configuring the Widget Center ..............................................................43

Working with Text .......................................................................................................45

Working with Predictive Text....................................................................46

Working with Keyboards ..............................................................................47

Using Emojis ............................................................................................................48

Correcting Spelling as You Type ............................................................50

Editing Text ...............................................................................................................51

Selecting, Copying, Cutting, or Pasting Text ..............................52

Correcting Spelling After You've Typed ..........................................54

Dictating Text ..........................................................................................................55

Searching on Your iPhone ...................................................................................56

Working with Siri Suggestions ........................................................................59

Working with Notifications.................................................................................61

Working with Visual Notifications ........................................................62

Working with Other Types of Notifications .................................65

Configuring Your Notifications ...............................................................65

Configuring an App's Notifications .....................................................66

Configuring the Do Not Disturb Mode ....................................................69

Setting an Automatic Do Not Disturb Schedule ....................70

Printing from Your iPhone ...................................................................................72

Working with the Wallet App and Apple Pay ....................................74

Working with the Wallet App ...................................................................75

Adding Passes or Cards to Your Wallet Using an App ........78

Adding Passes or Cards to Your Wallet by Scanning Their Codes ..............79

Working with Apple Pay ...............................................................................80

Adding Credit or Debit Cards to Apple Pay ................................82

Managing Apple Pay ........................................................................................84

Chapter 3: Connecting Your iPhone to the Internet, Bluetooth Devices, and iPhones/iPods/iPads 87

Using Wi-Fi Networks to Connect to the Internet .........................88

Connecting to Open Wi-Fi Networks ................................................88

Connecting to Public Wi-Fi Networks ...............................................92

Disabling Automatic Prompting ...........................................................93

Forgetting Wi-Fi Networks ..........................................................................94

Using Cellular Data Networks to Connect to the Internet .....95

Configuring Cellular Data Use .................................................................98

Using Bluetooth to Connect to Other Devices ............................. 103

Connecting to Bluetooth Devices .................................................... 103

Connecting Your iPhone to Other iPhones, iPod touches, or iPads .............. 106

Using AirDrop to Share Content with Other iPhones, iPod touches, iPads, or a Mac ........... 107

Enabling AirDrop ..................... 108

Using AirDrop to Share Your Content ........................................... 109

Using AirDrop to Work with Content Shared with You .................. 111

Chapter 4: Setting Up and Using iCloud and Other Online Accounts 113

Configuring and Using iCloud ..................................................................... 114

Obtaining an iCloud Account .............................................................. 115

Signing In To Your iCloud Account .................................................. 117

Enabling iCloud to Store Your Information on the Cloud ............. 119

Configuring iCloud Drive ......................................................................... 121

Configuring iCloud to Store Photos ............................................... 122

Configuring Your iCloud Backup ....................................................... 124

Configuring Your iCloud Keychain .................................................. 125

Performing Advanced Configuration of Your iCloud Account ........... 127

Setting Up Other Types of Online Accounts on Your Phone 129

Configuring an Exchange Account ................................................. 129

Configuring a Google Account ........................................................... 133

Configuring Other Types of Online Accounts ............................... 135

Setting Up an Online Account that Isn't Built-in ................ 136

Configuring a Facebook Account ..................................................... 137

Setting How and When Your Accounts Are Updated ............. 139

Configuring How New Data Is Retrieved for Your Accounts ................. 140

Chapter 5: Customizing How Your iPhone Works 145

Working with the Settings App .................................................................. 146

Using the Settings App on Any iPhone ...................................... 146

Searching for Settings ................................................................................ 147

Using the Settings App on an iPhone Plus .............................. 148

Setting Keyboard, Language, and Format Options .................. 150

Setting Keyboard Preferences ............................................................. 150

Creating and Working with Text Replacements .................. 154

Setting Language and Region Preferences ............................. 155

Setting Privacy and Location Services Preferences .................. 158

Configuring Passcode, Touch ID, and Content Restrictions ................ 164

Configuring Your Passcode and Touch ID ................................. 164

Setting Restrictions for Content and Apps .............................. 171

Customizing How Your iPhone Works with Apps ...................... 176

Configuring Your iPhone to Download and Maintain Apps ........... 177

Using the App Store App to Find and Install iPhone Apps .................. 178

Searching for Apps ........................................................................................ 180

Browsing for Apps .......................................................................................... 182

Downloading Apps ....................................................................................... 184

Chapter 6: Customizing How Your iPhone Looks and Sounds 189

Customizing Your Home Screens .............................................................. 189

Moving Icons Around Your Home Screens .............................. 190

Creating Folders to Organize Apps on Your Home Screens ............................... 192

Placing Icons in Existing Folders ....................................................... 194

Configuring the Home Screen Dock.............................................. 195

Deleting Icons .................................................................................................... 196

Setting the Screen's Brightness, Lock/Wake, Text, View, and Wallpaper Options ..................... 197

Setting the Screen Brightness and Night Shift .................... 199

Setting Auto-Lock and Raise to Wake .......................................... 201

Setting Text Size and Bold....................................................................... 202

Choosing a View ............................................................................................... 203

Setting the Wallpaper on the Home and ock Screens ............... 205

Choosing the Sounds and Vibratory Feedback Your iPhone Uses ..................... 209

Chapter 7: Managing Contacts 215

Setting Your Contacts Preferences .......................................................... 216

Creating Contacts on Your iPhone ........................................................... 217

Creating New Contacts from Email................................................. 217

Creating Contacts Manually .................................................................. 219

Working with Contacts on Your iPhone .............................................. 226

Using the Contacts App ............................................................................ 226

Accessing Contacts from Other Apps........................................... 229

Managing Your Contacts on Your iPhone ......................................... 231

Updating Contact Information ........................................................... 232

Deleting Contacts ........................................................................................... 234

Chapter 8: Communicating with the Phone and FaceTime Apps 237

Configuring Phone Settings .......................................................................... 237

Making Voice Calls .................................................................................................. 240

Dialing with the Keypad ........................................................................... 241

Dialing with Contacts .................................................................................. 241

Dialing with Favorites ................................................................................. 243

Dialing with Recents .................................................................................... 244

Dialing from the FAVORITES Widget .............................................. 245

Managing In-Process Voice Calls ............................................................... 246

Entering Numbers During a Call ....................................................... 248

Making Conference Calls .......................................................................... 249

Using Another App During a Voice Call...................................... 253

Receiving Voice Calls ............................................................................................ 253

Answering Calls ................................................................................................ 254

Answering Calls During a Call ............................................................. 256

Managing Voice Calls ........................................................................................... 257

Clearing Recent Calls ................................................................................... 257

Adding Calling Information to Favorites ................................... 258

Using the iPhone's Headset for Calls ............................................. 259

Using Visual Voicemail ........................................................................................ 260

Recording a New Greeting ..................................................................... 260

Listening to, Reading, and Managing Voicemails .............. 262

Finding and Listening to Voicemails.............................................. 263

Listening to and Managing Deleted Voicemails ................. 265

Communicating with FaceTime ................................................................. 267

Configuring FaceTime Settings .......................................................... 267

Making FaceTime Calls ............................................................................... 269

Receiving FaceTime Calls ......................................................................... 272

Managing FaceTime Calls ........................................................................ 273

Chapter 9: Sending, Receiving, and Managing Email 277

Configuring Email Accounts .......................................................................... 278

Setting Mail App Preferences ....................................................................... 278

Working with Email ............................................................................................... 282

Receiving and Reading Email............................................................... 284

Receiving and Reading Email on an iPhone Plus ............. 290

Using 3D Touch for Email ....................................................................... 291

Sending Email .................................................................................................... 294

Using Mail's Suggested Recipients .................................................. 297

Replying to Email ............................................................................................ 298

Forwarding Emails .......................................................................................... 299

Managing Email ........................................................................................................ 301

Checking for New Email ............................................................................ 301

Understanding the Status of Email ................................................. 302

Managing Email from the Message Screen ............................. 302

Managing Email from an Inbox .......................................................... 303

Managing Multiple Emails at the Same Time ........................ 306

Organizing Email from the Message Screen .......................... 307

Organizing Email from the Inbox ..................................................... 309

Viewing Messages in a Mailbox ......................................................... 310

Saving Images Attached to Email .................................................... 312

Filtering Email..................................................................................................... 313

Searching Your Email ................................................................................... 314

Working with VIPs ........................................................................................... 315

Designating VIPs .............................................................................................. 315

Accessing VIP Email ....................................................................................... 316

Managing Junk Email .................................................................................. 317

Marking Junk Email ....................................................................................... 318

Chapter 10: Sending, Receiving, and Managing Texts and iMessages 321

Preparing the Messages App for Messaging .................................. 322

Setting Your Text and iMessage Preferences.......................... 322

Blocking People from Messaging or Texting You ............... 329

Sending Messages ................................ 330

Creating a New Message and Conversation ........................... 332

Sending Messages in an Existing Conversation .................. 335

Applying Effects to Messages You Send .................................... 337

Including Photos or Video in Messages You Send ............ 338

Using Digital Touches in Messages You Send ....................... 344

Managing Apps in Messages................................................................ 347

Adding Content from Apps to Messages You Send ........ 349

Including Instant Audio in Messages You Send .................. 351

Adding Your Location to Messages You Send ....................... 352

Using Quick Actions to Send Messages ..................................... 353

Receiving, Reading, and Replying to Messages .......................... 354

Receiving Messages ...................... 354

Reading Messages.................................. 355

Viewing Images or Video You Receive in Messages ........ 358

Listening to Audio in Messages You Receive in Messages ............ 360

Replying to Messages from the Messages App................... 361

Replying to Messages from a Banner Alert ............................. 363

Having a Messages Conversation .................................................... 364

Working with Messages .................................................................................... 365

Managing Messages Conversations............................................... 366

Receiving and Reading Messages on an iPhone Plus .... 369

Using 3D Touch for Messages ............................................................ 370

Browsing Attachments to Conversations .................................. 371

Working with Messages from People You Might Not Know .................. 373

Responding to a Message with Icons ........................................... 374

Deleting Messages and Conversations ....................................... 375

Deleting Conversations ............................................................................. 377

Chapter 11: Managing Calendars 379

Setting Calendar, Date, and Time Preferences .............................. 379

Working with Calendars .................................................................................... 382

Viewing Calendars and Events ............................................................ 382

Navigating Calendars .................................................................................. 386

Viewing Calendars.......................................................................................... 386

Using 3D Touch for Events (iPhone 6s/6s Plus and Later) ................ 391

Adding Events to a Calendar ................................................................ 392

Using Quick Actions with the Calendar App (iPhone 6s/6s Plus and Later) ............... 401

Searching Calendars ..................................................................................... 401

Working with Invitations .......................................................................... 402

Sharing Calendars........................................................................................... 406

Managing Calendars, Events, and Invitations ....................... 408

Chapter 12: Working with Siri 411

Setting Up Siri............................................................................................................. 412

Understanding Siri's Personality ................................................................ 413

Learning How to Use Siri by Example ................................................... 419

Using Siri to Make Voice Calls .............................................................. 419

Composing New Email with Siri ........................................................ 421

Replying to Emails with Siri ................................................................... 422

Having Messages Read to You ............................................................ 424

Replying to Messages with Siri ........................................................... 425

Sending New Messages with Siri ...................................................... 425

Using Siri to Create Events ...................................................................... 426

Using Siri to Create Reminders ........................................................... 427

Using Siri to Get Information ............................................................... 430

Using Siri to Play Music .............................................................................. 431

Using Siri to Get Directions .................................................................... 432

Using Siri to Open Apps ............................................................................ 433

Using Dictation to Speak Text Instead of Typing ........................ 434

Chapter 13: Surfing the Web 437

Setting Safari Preferences ................................................................................ 437

Visiting Websites ...................................................................................................... 440

Using Bookmarks to Move to Websites ...................................... 441

Using Your Favorites to Move to Websites ............................... 443

Typing URLs to Move to Websites.................................................... 445

Using Your Browsing History to Move to Websites .......... 447

Viewing Websites .................................................................................................... 448

Working with Multiple Websites at the Same Time ................. 450

Opening New Pages in the Background .................................... 451

Opening New Pages in a New Tab .................................................. 452

Using Tab View to Manage Open Web Pages ........................ 453

Opening Web Pages That Are Open on Other Devices ................. 454

Searching the Web ................................................................................................. 455

Saving and Organizing Bookmarks ......................................................... 457

Creating Bookmarks ..................................................................................... 458

Organizing Bookmarks............................................................................... 460

Deleting Bookmarks or Folders of Bookmarks ..................... 465

Using 3D Touch with Safari ............................................................................ 465

Sharing Web Pages ................................................................................................ 467

Emailing a Link to a Web Page ............................................................ 468

Messaging a Web Page .............................................................................. 469

Signing In to Websites Automatically ................................................... 470

Chapter 14: Taking Photos and Video with Your iPhone 473

Setting Your Photos & Camera Preferences ..................................... 474

Using the Camera App to Take Photos and Video with Your iPhone .......................... 476

Taking Photos ..................................................................................................... 481

Taking Panoramic Photos ........................................................................ 484

Taking Telephoto Photos (iPhone 7 Plus Only) .................... 485

Taking Portrait Photos (iPhone 7 Plus Only) ........................... 486

Taking Video ........................................................................................................ 487

Taking Photos and Video from the Lock Screen ................. 489

Taking Photos and Video from the Control Center .......... 490

Taking Photos with Quick Actions (Models with 3D Touch) ........................ 490

Chapter 15: Viewing and Editing Photos and Video with the Photos App 495

Viewing, Editing, and Working with Photos on Your iPhone ..................... 495

Finding Photos to Work With by Browsing .............................. 496

Finding Photos to Work With by Searching ............................ 502

Viewing Photos Individually ................................................................. 504

Using 3D Touch with Photos................................................................. 507

Working with Memories ........................................................................... 508

Watching and Changing a Memory's Slideshow................ 512

Viewing a Memory's Photos .................................................................. 514

Viewing a Memory's Photos by Place ........................................... 515

Working with Burst Mode Photos .................................................... 519

Editing Photos .................................................................................................... 520

Enhancing Photos .......................................................................................... 521

Straightening, Rotating, and Cropping Photos ................... 523

Applying Filters to Photos ....................................................................... 526

Removing Red-Eye from Photos ....................................................... 527

Making Smart Adjustments to Photos ........................................ 528

Marking Up Photos........................................................................................ 530

Working with Photos ................................................................................... 533

Sharing Photos via Email .......................................................................... 534

Organizing Photos in a New Album .............................................. 537

Adding Photos to an Existing Album............................................ 538

Deleting Photos ................................................................................................ 540

Viewing, Editing, and Working with Video on Your iPhone .............. 541

Finding and Watching Videos .............................................................. 541

Editing Video ....................................................................................................... 542

Using iCloud with Your Photos ................................................................... 544

Sharing Your Photos ..................................................................................... 544

Adding Photos to a Shared Album ................................................. 545

Working with Photo Albums Shared with You ..................... 547

Chapter 16: Working with Other Useful iPhone Apps and Features 551

Touring Other Cool iPhone Apps .............................................................. 552

Listening to Music with the Music App............................................... 554

Finding Music in Your Library .............................................................. 556

Setting Up and Finding Music with Apple Music .............. 559

Searching for Music ...................................................................................... 565

Playing Music ...................................................................................................... 567

Playing Music on the Miniplayer ....................................................... 568

Playing Music on the Now Playing Screen ............................... 568

Playing Music from the Lock Screen .............................................. 571

Playing Music from the Control Center ....................................... 572

Using 3D Touch with the Music App (iPhone 6s/6s Plus and Later) .................. 573

Listening to Podcasts with the Podcasts App ............................... 574

Using the Podcasts App to Subscribe to Podcasts ........... 575

Choosing a Podcast to Listen To........................................................ 578

Listening to Podcasts................................................................................... 580

Managing Podcasts and Episodes of Podcasts .................... 584

Finding Your Way with Maps ......................................................................... 586

Working Seamlessly Across Your Devices ......................................... 591

Working with Handoff ................................................................................ 591

Using Handoff .................................................................................................... 592

Taking Phone Calls on Macs or iPads ............................................ 593

Chapter 17: Maintaining and Protecting Your iPhone and Solving Problems 595

Maintaining an iPhone's Software ........................................................... 595

Maintaining the iOS Software with the Settings App .............................. 596

Maintaining iPhone Apps ................................................................
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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, that make it possible to take our lives with us while we are on the move. In addition to My iPhone, Tenth Edition, Brad has written many other books, including My iPhone for Seniors, Third Edition; and My Pages, Keynote, and Numbers. 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.

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@icloud.com.
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