My iPhone (covers iOS 5 running on iPhone 3GS, 4 or 4S)

My iPhone (covers iOS 5 running on iPhone 3GS, 4 or 4S)

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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
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, iCloud, and texts
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: Find additional tasks and other helpful information on this book's website at quepublishing.com/title/9780789748928



CATEGORY: Apple Digital Media

COVERS: Apple iPhone

USER LEVEL: Beginning-Intermediate
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Product details

  • Paperback | 656 pages
  • 150 x 228 x 32mm | 1,038.72g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • Indianapolis, IN, United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • col. Illustrations
  • 0789748924
  • 9780789748928
  • 725,872

Table of contents

Chapter 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 Only) . .24

Preparing iTunes . .26

Downloading and Installing iTunes on a Windows PC . . .27

Updating iTunes . .28

Obtaining and Signing In to an iTunes Store Account . .28

Preparing iCloud . .30

Obtaining a iCloud Account . .31

Configuring iCloud on a Windows PC . .31

Configuring iCloud on a Mac . .33

Chapter 2 Connecting to the Internet, Bluetooth Devices, and iPhones/iPods/iPads. . .35

Connecting an iPhone to the Internet . .36

Connecting to an Open Wi-Fi Network . .36

Connecting to a Commercial Wi-Fi Network . .41

Connecting to a Closed Wi-Fi Network .42

Changing Wi-Fi Networks . .44

Forgetting Wi-Fi Networks . .45

Connecting to the Internet via a Cellular Data Network . .47

Connecting to Other Devices Using Bluetooth . .52

Connecting to Other iPhones, iPod touches, and iPads . .55

Chapter 3 Moving Audio,Video, Books, and Photos onto

Your iPhone . 57

Using iTunes to Add Audio,Video, and Books onto an iPhone . .59

Importing Audio CDs to the iTunes Library . .59

Purchasing Content from the iTunes Store . .63

Renting Movies from the iTunes Store . .68

Subscribing to Podcasts in the iTunes Store . .70

Building Music Playlists . .72

Building Smart Playlists . .75

Moving Audio and Video from the iTunes Library onto an iPhone . .78

Using iTunes to Add Books to Your iPhone . .93

Adding Books to Your iTunes Library . .93

Moving Books onto an iPhone . .95

Using iTunes to Add Photos to Your iPhone . .96

Moving Photos from a Windows PC onto an iPhone . .96

Moving Photos from a Mac to an iPhone . .97

Using the iTunes App to Add Audio and Video to an iPhone . .99

Using the iBooks App to Add Books to an iPhone . .103

Using iCloud to Add Content to Your iPhone . .109

Setting Store Preferences on Your iPhone . .109

Downloading Content You Purchased Previously . .111

Using iTunes Match to Add Content to Your iPhone . .112

Configuring iTunes Match on Your Computer . .113

Configuring iTunes Match on Your iPhone . .114

Chapter 4 Configuring and Synchronizing Information on an iPhone . 117

Syncing Information with iTunes . .118

Using iTunes to Sync Information on Macs . .119

Using iTunes to Sync Information on Windows PCs . .124

Syncing Information with iCloud . .127

Syncing Information with Exchange . .135

Chapter 5 Managing Contacts . 141

Configuring How Contacts Display on an iPhone . .142

Creating New Contacts While Using an iPhone . .144

Creating a Contact from an Email . .145

Creating a Contact from a Map . .147

Creating Contacts on an iPhone Manually . .148

Using Contacts on an iPhone . .156

Using the Contacts App . .157

Using Contact Information in Other Applications . .160

Changing or Deleting Contacts . .161

Changing, Adding, or Removing Information for an Existing Contact Manually . .161

Deleting Contacts Manually . .163

Chapter 6 Making, Receiving, and Managing Calls. 165

Configuring Phone Settings . .166

Customizing Your Ringtones . .166

Buying Ringtones Using the iTunes App . .167

Syncing Ringtones . .170

Setting Phone Sounds . .170

Configuring Phone Settings . .173

Other Phone Settings . .175

Configuring FaceTime Settings . .176

Making Calls . .178

Dialing with the Keypad . .178

Dialing with Contacts . .179

Dialing with Favorites . .180

Dialing with Recents . .181

Managing In-Process Calls . .183

Entering Numbers During a Call . .184

Making Conference Calls . .185

Receiving Calls . .188

Answering Calls . .188

Answering Calls When You're Already on a Call . .190

Managing Calls . .191

Clearing Recent Calls . .191

Adding Caller Information to Favorites . .193

Using the iPhone's Headset for Calls . .194

Using Voice Control (iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 Only) . .194

Making Calls with Siri (iPhone 4S Only) . .196

Using Visual Voicemail . .197

Recording a Greeting . .198

Listening to and Managing Voicemails . .200

Finding and Listening to Voicemails . .202

Deleting Voicemails . .204

Listening to and Managing Deleted Voicemails . .204

Returning Calls . .205

Changing Your Voicemail Password . .206

Getting Some FaceTime (iPhone 4 and Later) . .207

Making a FaceTime Call . .207

Accepting a FaceTime Call . .211

Chapter 7 Emailing . 213

Configuring Email Accounts on an iPhone . .214

Configuring Gmail,Yahoo! Mail, AOL, or Hotmail Email Accounts on an iPhone Manually . .215

Configuring Other Email Accounts on an iPhone Manually . .217

Performing Advanced Configuration of Email Accounts on an iPhone . .219

Configuring General Email Settings . .224

Configuring How Email Is Retrieved . .224

Configuring Global Email Settings . .227

Managing Email Accounts . .232

Changing Email Account Configurations . .233

Deleting Email Accounts . .234

Working with Email . .235

Receiving and Reading Email . .236

Sending Email . .242

Replying to Email . .246

Forwarding Email . .248

Managing Email . .251

Emailing with Siri (iPhone 4S Only) . .259

Composing New Email Messages with Siri . .259

Replying to Emails with Siri . .262

Dictating into Messages You Are Writing . .263

Doing More in Email with Siri . .264

Chapter 8 Texting . 267

Configuring the Text Tone . .268

Configuring iMessaging and Text Settings . .269

Sending Text Messages . .272

Receiving and Replying to Text Messages . .276

Working with Text Messages . .280

Conversing in Text . .280

Including Images and Video in Text Conversations . .283

Using Photos or Videos You Receive . .285

Deleting Messages . .285

Deleting a Conversation . .287

Texting with Siri (iPhone 4S Only) . .288

Having Text Messages Read to You . .288

Replying to Text Messages with Siri . .290

Sending New Text Messages with Siri . .290

Doing More Texting with Siri . .292

Chapter 9 Managing Calendars and Time . 295

Configuring an iPhone's Calendar,Date, and Time Settings . .295

Working with Calendars . .306

Viewing Calendars . .307

Adding Events to a Calendar Manually . .311

Adding Events to the Calendar by Accepting Invitations . .321

Working with Event Alarms . .323

Working with Reminders . .324

Creating Reminders . .325

Managing Reminders . .330

Using an iPhone as a Clock . .334

Using Siri to Manage Time (iPhone 4S Only) . .339

Using Siri to Create Events . .340

Using Siri to Create Reminders . .342

Chapter 10 Surfing the Web . 347

Configuring Safari Settings . .348

Browsing the Web on an iPhone . .354

Moving to Websites via Bookmarks . .354

Moving to Websites by Typing a URL . .356

Viewing Websites . .358

Searching the Web . .360

Returning to Previous Websites . .361

Saving and Organizing Bookmarks . .363

Creating a Bookmark on the Home Screen . .370

Emailing a Link to a Web Page . .371

Tweeting a Web Page . .372

Completing Web Forms . .373

Signing In Automatically . .375

Opening and Managing Multiple Web Pages at the Same Time . .376

Using Safari's Reading List . .379

Chapter 11 Listening to Music, Podcasts, and Other Audio . 383

Finding and Listening to Music . .383

Using the Cover Flow Browser to Find and Play Music . .384

Using Playlists to Find Music . .386

Using Artists to Find Music . .389

Using the More Menu to Find Music . .393

Searching for Music . .394

Using Shared Sources to Find Music . .395

Using the Genius to Find Music . .397

Finding Music by Shuffling . .401

Finding Music by Speaking (iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4) . .403

Finding Music with Siri (iPhone 4S) . .404

Playing Music . .405

Controlling Audio Content Quickly . .409

Controlling Audio When the iPhone Is Locked . .409

Controlling Audio When You Do Something Else . .410

Finding and Listening to Podcasts . .411

Customizing Your iPhone for Audio . .414

Configuring the Music Toolbar . .414

Configuring iPhone's Music Settings . .415

Listening to Music with iTunes Match . .419

Chapter 12 Watching Movies,TV Shows, and Other Video . 423

Finding and Watching Video . .423

Finding Video . .424

Watching Video . .426

Watching Rented Video . .428

Watching Video Podcasts . .430

Shared Video . .431

Deleting Video . .432

Configuring iPhone's Video Settings . .433

Chapter 13 Working with Photos and Video. 437

Taking Photos with Your iPhone . .438

Taking Photos with the Camera App . .438

Taking Photos Quickly . .443

Taking Video with an iPhone . .444

Viewing, Editing, and Working with Photos on an iPhone . .446

Configuring Photo Settings . .446

Viewing Photos Individually . .448

Viewing Photos as a Slideshow . .453

Editing Photos . .457

Deleting Photos or Video from an iPhone . .461

Working with Photos . .462

Emailing Multiple Photos . .462

Assigning a Photo to a Contact . .464

Using Photos as Wallpaper . .466

Viewing, Editing, and Working with Video . .467

Watching Video . .467

Editing Video . .469

Sharing Video . .470

Moving Photos from Your iPhone to a Computer . .472

Moving Photos from an iPhone to a Windows PC . .472

Moving Photos from an iPhone to a Mac . .474

Working with Photo Stream . .474

Configuring Your iPhone to Access the Photo Stream . .475

Accessing Your Photo Stream on Your iPhone . .476

Chapter 14 Using Cool iPhone Apps . 479

Reading Books with iBooks . .479

Finding Books to Read . .480

Reading Books . .482

Tweeting . .491

Setting Up Twitter . .491

Twittering . .493

Finding Your Way with Maps . .496

Finding a Location by Searching . .497

Finding a Location with Bookmarks . .499

Deleting or Changing Bookmarks . .500

Finding Your Current Location . .502

Working with Maps . .503

Getting Directions . .505

Touring Other Cool iPhone Apps . .509

Chapter 15 Installing and Maintaining iPhone Apps . 511

Using iTunes to Find and Install iPhone Apps . .512

Downloading Apps from the iTunes Store . .512

Moving Applications from an iTunes Library onto Your iPhone . .515

Using the App Store App to Find and Install iPhone Apps . .516

Maintaining iPhone Applications . .522

Chapter 16 Customizing Your iPhone. 527

Customizing Your Home Screens . .528

Using the iPhone to Customize Your Home Screens . .528

Using iTunes to Customize Your Home Screens . .533

Accessing iPhone Settings . .538

Using Airplane Mode . .539

Configuring and Working with Notifications . .540

Configuring Notifications . .542

Working with Notifications . .544

Working with the Notification Center . .545

Configuring General Sound Settings . .546

Setting Screen Brightness . .547

Setting Wallpaper . .548

Configuring Other General Settings . .550

Getting Information about an iPhone . .550

Configuring Location Services . .554

Securing Your iPhone . .557

Configuring Search Options . .572

Configuring the Keyboard . .573

Configuring and Using Siri (iPhone 4S Only) . .575

Configuring Siri . .576

Understanding How to Use Siri . .579

Dictating to Siri . .582

Chapter 17 Maintaining an iPhone and Solving Problems . 587

Maintaining an iPhone . .587

Maintaining iTunes . .588

Maintaining an iPhone's Software with the Settings App . .590

Maintaining an iPhone's Software with iTunes . .592

Maintaining an iPhone's Power . .593

Solving iPhone Problems . .594

Restarting Your iPhone . .594

Restarting the Computer and iTunes . .595

Resetting Your iPhone . .595

Restoring an iPhone . .598

Reinstalling iTunes . .601

Getting Help with iPhone Problems . .601

TOC, 9780789748928, 10/28/2011
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About Brad Miser

Brad Miser has written extensively about technology, with his favorite topics being the amazing "i" gadgets, 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, 5th 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; Sams Teach Yourself iCloud in 10 Minutes; iPhoto '11 Portable Genius; and MacBook Pro Portable Genius, 3rd Edition.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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