iPad and iPhone Tips and Tricks

iPad and iPhone Tips and Tricks : For iOS 5 on iPad 2 and iPhone 4/4s

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For iOS 5 on iPad 2 and iPhone 4/4s Discover hundreds of tips and tricks you can use with your iPad or iPhone to maximize its functionality as you use your iOS 5 mobile device as a powerful communication, organization, and productivity tool, as well as a feature-packed entertainment device. In addition to learning all about the apps that come preinstalled on your iPhone or iPad, you learn about some of the best third-party apps currently available and discover useful strategies for how to best utilize them. Using an easy-to-understand, nontechnical approach, this book is ideal for absolute beginners, as well as more experienced iPad or iPhone users who want to discover how to use the iOS 5 operating system with iCloud and the latest versions of popular apps. Here's just a sampling of what the tips, tricks, and strategies offered in this book will help you accomplish: * Update your iPad or iPhone with the iOS 5 operating system. * Discover how to use the preinstalled apps on your iOS 5 device, including Notification Center and Reminders. * Take advantage of built-in apps such as Contacts, Calendars, Safari, Mail, and Music. * Learn how to best use Siri on the iPhone 4S. * Find, download, and install the most powerful and versatile apps and content for your iPad or iPhone. * Synchronize files, documents, data, and content with iCloud, your computer, or other iOS 5 devices. * Create and maintain a reliable backup of your iOS 5 device. * Use your iPad or iPhone as an eBook reader, portable gaming machine, and feature-packed music and video player.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 20.32mm | 544.31g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • Indianapolis, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0789749122
  • 9780789749123
  • 1,454,392

Table of contents

INTRODUCTION WHY YOU NEED iOS 5 ON YOUR APPLE MOBILE DEVICE NEW AND MODIFIED APPS AND FEATURES WHICH DEVICES USE iOS 5? NEW AND IMPROVED INTERACTIVITY WHAT THIS BOOK OFFERS ATTENTION, PLEASE....Chapter 1 UPGRADING TO iOS 5 HOW TO UPGRADE FROM IOS 4.3.4 (OR EARLIER) TO iOS 5 FIND OUT WHICH VERSION OF iOS YOUR DEVICE USES AVOIDING iTUNES CONFUSION HOW TO UPGRADE TO iOS 5 USING iTUNES HOW TO CONFIGURE iOS 5 ON YOUR iPHONE OR iPAD HOW TO SET UP A NEW iPHONE OR iPAD HOW TO RESTORE FROM iTUNES WHERE'S MY DEVICE? HOW TO USE THE FIND MY iPHONE OR FIND MY iPAD FEATURE INTEGRATE YOUR DATA, APPS, AND MORE WITH APPLE'S iCLOUD SYNCHRONIZE YOUR DIGITAL PHOTOS TRANSFER FILES AND DOCUMENTS SYNC YOUR APPS, EBOOKS, BOOKMARKS, AND OTHER CONTENT SYNC YOUR CONTACTS AND SCHEDULING DATA MAINTAIN A RELIABLE REMOTE BACKUP OF YOUR iPHONE OR iPAD SHARE iTUNES PURCHASES WITH ALL YOUR DEVICES UPGRADE TO THE PREMIUM iTUNES MATCH SERVICE HOW TO UPDATE YOUR APPS WIRELESSLY Chapter 2 TIPS AND TRICKS FOR CUSTOMIZING SETTINGS USING THE SETTINGS APP MAIN OPTIONS AVAILABLE FROM THE SETTINGS APP KEEP YOUR DEVICE AND DATA PRIVATE: HOW TO ACTIVATE AND USE THE PASSCODE LOCK FEATURE ORGANIZE APPS ON YOUR HOME SCREEN WITH FOLDERS ADD FREQUENTLY USED WEB PAGE ICONS TO YOUR HOME SCREEN HOW TO WORK IN MULTITASKING MODE Chapter 3 STRATEGIES FOR FINDING, BUYING, AND USING THIRD-PARTY APPS APP STORE BASICS HOW NEW APPS INSTALL THEMSELVES RESTORING OR REINSTALLING APPS YOU'VE ALREADY DOWNLOADED COMPATIBILITY: DOES THE APP RUN ON MULTIPLE DEVICES? QUICK GUIDE TO APP PRICING HOW TO SHOP WITH THE APP STORE APP QUICK TIPS FOR FINDING APPS RELEVANT TO YOU KEEP YOUR APPS UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST VERSIONS Chapter 4 MAKE THE MOST OF NOTIFICATION CENTER NOTIFICATION CENTER'S MAIN WINDOW QUICK STRATEGIES FOR PERSONALIZING NOTIFICATION CENTER STEP BY STEP: CUSTOMIZE HOW NOTIFICATION CENTER MONITORS APPS WHAT TO DO WHEN ALERTS, NOTIFICATIONS, AND ALARMS GET ANNOYING STAY INFORMED OF YOUR APPOINTMENTS, DEADLINES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES HOW TO LIMIT THE CONTENT IN THE NOTIFICATION CENTER WINDOW INFORMATIVE NOTIFICATION CENTER WIDGETS YOU CAN ADD TO YOUR iPHONE Chapter 5 COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY WITH iMESSAGE QUICK START: APPLE'S iMESSAGE SERVICE SET UP A FREE iMESSAGE ACCOUNT PROS AND CONS OF USING iMESSAGE TIPS AND TRICKS FOR USING THE MESSAGES APP CREATE AND SEND A TEXT MESSAGE PARTICIPATING IN A TEXT-MESSAGE CONVERSATION RESPONDING TO AN INCOMING TEXT MESSAGE RELAUNCH OR REVIEW PAST CONVERSATIONS CUSTOMIZE THE MESSAGES APP Chapter 6 STAY CURRENT USING NEWSSTAND WHY BUY DIGITAL PUBLICATIONS? SEARCH FOR YOUR FAVORITE PUBLICATIONS USE THE NEWSSTAND APP'S LATEST FEATURESHOW TO CANCEL AUTOMATIC SUBSCRIPTION RENEWAL TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE DIGITAL PUBLICATION READING EXPERIENCE Chapter 7 CUSTOMIZE YOUR READING EXPERIENCE WITH iBOOKS DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL iBOOKS ON YOUR iOS DEVICE THE iBOOKS MAIN LIBRARY SCREEN MANAGING YOUR EBOOK COLLECTION FROM THE LIBRARY SCREEN BROWSE AND SHOP FOR EBOOKS VIA iBOOKSTORE iBOOKSTORE COMMANDS ON THE iPHONE AND iPOD TOUCH iBOOKSTORE COMMAND ICONS: iPAD HOW TO FIND A SPECIFIC EBOOK-FAST! LEARN ABOUT AN EBOOK FROM ITS LISTING AND DESCRIPTION USING iCLOUD WITH iBOOKS HOW TO RELOAD A PREVIOUSLY PURCHASED EBOOK CUSTOMIZE YOUR EBOOK READING EXPERIENCE USING iBOOKS READ PDF FILES WITH iBOOKS, TOO Chapter 8 MAKE THE MOST OF SOCIAL NETWORKING APPS TIPS FOR USING THE OFFICIAL TWITTER APP SETTING UP YOUR TWITTER ACCOUNT CUSTOMIZING THE OFFICIAL TWITTER APP USING THE OFFICIAL TWITTER APP COMPOSE AN OUTGOING TWEET REPLYING TO TWEETS AND OTHER TWITTER FEATURES HOW TO RE-TWEET MESSAGES HOW TWITTER INTEGRATES WITH POPULAR iOS 5 APPS TWEETING FROM SAFARI TWEETING FROM THE PHOTOS AND CAMERA APPS TWEETING FROM THE YOUTUBE APP MANAGE YOUR FACEBOOK ACCOUNT WITH THE OFFICIAL FACEBOOK APP Chapter 9 SHOOT, EDIT, AND SHARE PHOTOS AND VIDEOS METHODS FOR LOADING DIGITAL IMAGES INTO YOUR iPHONE OR iPAD THE NEW AND IMPROVED CAMERA APP HOW TO SNAP A PHOTO HOW TO SHOOT VIDEO USE PHOTO BOOTH TO SNAP WHIMSICAL PHOTOS USING THE PHOTOS APP TO VIEW, EDIT, ENHANCE, PRINT, AND SHARE PHOTOS AND VIDEOS VIEWING PHOTOS AND VIDEOS VIEW AN IMAGE IN FULL-SCREEN MODE EDITING PHOTOS AND VIDEOS PRINTING PHOTOS SHARING PHOTOS AND VIDEOS DELETING PHOTOS STORED ON YOUR iOS DEVICE CREATE AND MANAGE A PHOTO STREAM VIA iCLOUD Chapter 10 MAKING AND RECEIVING CALLS WITH AN iPHONE ANSWERING AN INCOMING CALL RESPOND TO A CALL WAITING SIGNAL WHILE ON THE PHONE MAKING CALLS FROM YOUR iPHONE MANUAL DIALING DIALING FROM A CONTACTS ENTRY IN THE PHONE APP VOICE DIALING INITIATING A CONFERENCE CALL MANAGING YOUR VOICEMAIL RECORD YOUR OUTGOING MESSAGE HOW TO PLAY AND DELETE VOICEMAIL MESSAGES CREATE AND USE A FAVORITES LIST ACCESSING YOUR RECENTS CALL LOG DO YOU TALK TOO MUCH? KEEPING TRACK OF USAGE CUSTOMIZING RINGTONES CUSTOM RINGTONES FOR SPECIFIC CONTACTS A FEW THOUGHTS ABOUT WIRELESS HEADSETS Chapter 11 USE NEW SAFARI FEATURES TO SURF MORE EFFICIENTLY CUSTOMIZE YOUR WEB SURFING EXPERIENCE HOW TO USE TABBED BROWSING WITH SAFARI SWITCHING BETWEEN WEB PAGES ON AN iPHONE TABBED BROWSING ON THE iPAD REMOVE SCREEN CLUTTER WITH SAFARI READER CREATE AND MANAGE READING LISTS NEW OPTIONS FOR SHARING WEB CONTENT IN SAFARI CREATE, MANAGE, AND SYNC SAFARI BOOKMARKS LAUNCH YOUR FAVORITE WEBSITES FAST WITH HOME SCREEN ICONS Chapter 12 SYNC AND SHARE FILES USING iCLOUD CONTENT SAVED TO iCLOUD IS AVAILABLE ANYWHERE USE iCLOUD TO SYNC YOUR APPS, DATA, DOCUMENTS, AND FILES CUSTOMIZING iCLOUD TO WORK WITH YOUR APPS CREATE A PHOTO STREAM USING iCLOUD AUTOMATICALLY TRANSFER DOCUMENTS USING iCLOUD WHO NEEDS iTUNES SYNC? USE iCLOUD BACKUP INSTEAD iOS 5 OFFERS WIRELESS iTUNES SYNC iCLOUD BACKUP: NO CABLE NEEDED Chapter 13 MANAGE YOUR EMAIL EFFECTIVELY HOW TO ADD EMAIL ACCOUNTS TO THE MAIL APP HOW TO CUSTOMIZE MAIL OPTIONS FROM SETTINGS TIPS FOR VIEWING YOUR INCOMING EMAIL FETCH NEW DATA COMPOSING AN EMAIL MESSAGE USING SELECT, SELECT ALL, CUT, COPY, AND PASTE HOW TO SAVE AN UNSENT DRAFT OF AN EMAIL MESSAGE TIPS FOR READING EMAIL THE MAIL APP'S INBOX Chapter 14 STRATEGIES FOR MANAGING CALENDARS, CONTACTS, AND REMINDERS GET ACQUAINTED WITH THE CALENDAR APP CONTROLLING THE VIEW HOW TO ENTER A NEW APPOINTMENT VIEWING INDIVIDUAL APPOINTMENT DETAILS QUICKLY FIND APPOINTMENT OR EVENT DETAILS VIEWING ONE OR MORE COLOR-CODED CALENDARS CUSTOMIZING THE CALENDAR APP ADJUSTING TIME ZONE SUPPORT USE CONTACTS TO KEEP IN TOUCH WITH PEOPLE YOU KNOW THE CONTACTS APP IS HIGHLY CUSTOMIZABLE THE CONTACTS APP WORKS SEAMLESSLY WITH OTHER APPS WHO DO YOU KNOW? HOW TO VIEW YOUR CONTACTS MEET SOMEONE NEW? CREATE A NEW CONTACTS ENTRY HOW TO ADD A PHOTO TO A CONTACTS ENTRY EDITING OR DELETING AN ENTRY INTERACTIVE CONTACTS ENTRIES HOW TO LINK CONTACT ENTRIES TOGETHER SHARING CONTACT ENTRIES ADDITIONAL WAYS TO MAKE CONTACT FROM WITHIN CONTACTS USE REMINDERS TO MANAGE YOUR TO-DO LISTS KEEP UP TO DATE WITH REMINDERS MANAGE MULTIPLE TO-DO LISTS SIMULTANEOUSLY WITH REMINDERS HOW TO DELETE AN ENTIRE TO-DO LIST HOW TO VIEW YOUR INDIVIDUAL LISTS Chapter 15 iOS 5 GAMING MANY DIFFERENT GAMING EXPERIENCES TIPS FOR FINDING GAMES YOU'LL LOVE EXPERIENCE MULTIPLAYER GAMES WITH GAME CENTER Chapter 16 USE THE MUSIC AND VIDEOS APPS TIPS FOR USING THE MUSIC APP MUSIC APP CONTROLS ON iPHONE MUSIC APP CONTROLS ON iPAD MORE MUSIC APP FEATURES USE THE VIDEOS APP TO WATCH TV SHOWS, MOVIES, AND MORE MUSIC, TV SHOWS, MOVIES, AND MORE: THE COST OF iTUNES CONTENT STREAMING VIDEO ON YOUR iPHONE OR iPAD ABC PLAYER HBO GO HULU PLUS INFINITY TV MAX GO NETFLIX TV.COM YOUTUBE Chapter 17 VIDEOCONFERENCING AND VOICE OVER IP (VoIP) HOW TO USE FACETIME FOR VIDEOCONFERENCING LAUNCH FACETIME ON YOUR iPHONE LAUNCH FACETIME ON YOUR iPAD PARTICIPATING IN A FACETIME CALL TIPS FOR IMPROVING YOUR FACETIME CONNECTIONS MAKING AND RECEIVING PHONE CALLS VIA THE INTERNET USING SKYPE Chapter 18 MEET SIRI, YOUR NEW PERSONAL ASSISTANT WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE USING SIRI WAYS TO ACTIVATE SIRI SETTING UP SIRI TO WORK ON YOUR iPHONE 4S CHECK OUT HOW SIRI CAN HELP YOU! USE SIRI'S DICTATION MODE FIND, DISPLAY, OR USE INFORMATION RELATED TO YOUR CONTACTS INITIATE A CALL FIND YOUR FRIENDS SET UP REMINDERS READ OR SEND TEXT MESSAGES CHECK THE WEATHER OR YOUR INVESTMENTS FIND INFORMATION ON THE WEB OR GET ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS SCHEDULE AND MANAGE MEETINGS AND EVENTS SEND EMAIL AND ACCESS NEW (INCOMING) EMAIL SET AN ALARM OR TIMER GET DIRECTIONS USING THE MAPS APP CONTROL THE MUSIC APP FORGET STICKY NOTES-DICTATE NOTES TO YOURSELF PRACTICE (WITH SIRI) MAKES PERFECT 9780789749123 TOC 12/1/2011
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About Jason R. Rich

Jason R. Rich (www.JasonRich.com) is the bestselling author of more than 49 books, as well as a frequent contributor to a handful of major daily newspapers, national magazines, and popular websites. He's also an accomplished photogra pher and an avid Apple iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, and Mac user. Jason R. Rich is also the author of the books Your iPad 2 at Work and Using iPhone iOS 5 Edition, as well as the iPad 2 Essentials video course, all published by Que Publishing. More than 50 feature-length how-to articles by Jason R. Rich, covering the Apple iPhone and iPad, can be read free online at the Que Publishing website. Visit www.iOSArticles.com and tap on the Articles tab. You can also follow Jason R. Rich on Twitter (@JasonRich7).
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