iPhone For Dummies

iPhone For Dummies

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Are you ready for a new iPhone or an upgrade to your old one? Start here! Do you have your eye on a brand new iPhone 6s or 6s Plus? Or do are you opting to make an older model run like new? Either way, iPhone For Dummies, 9th Edition is the place to start. This book has the step-by-step guidance you need to learn how to use your phone's many features and functions. Newly updated to cover both the latest features you'll find on the 6s and 6s Plus as well as perennial iPhone features that you'll find on all recent models, this revised text provides you with straightforward, yet fun instructions, tips, and advice to guide you in taking advantage of all that the iPhone's technology has to offer. You first get started with your iPhone by exploring its settings and features. Then you dive into specific topics that accumulate in a comprehensive understanding of how to navigate your new phone, such as using the multi-touch interface, synching your data, using iCloud, making phone calls, using FaceTime, taking photos and videos, and more. Since June of 2007, Apple has sold more than 500 million iPhones.
The success of the iPhone is largely due to the technology that powers it and it's important that you understand how to use this technology to navigate your phone (and get every penny's worth of functionality out of it). * Explore the basics of your new iPhone, from using the interface to organizing your schedule * Discover multi-media capabilities of your phone, such as the ability to surf the web, watch videos, listen to music, etc. * Keep your data organized and at your fingertips through iCloud and data synchronization * Find and add the apps that make your iPhone your sidekick for all you do in a day iPhone For Dummies, 9th Edition, revised and ready to guide you through the latest technologies, is the perfect resource when you're ready to conquer your new or older iPhone's many features.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 189 x 231 x 20mm | 702g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 9th Revised edition
  • 1119137772
  • 9781119137771
  • 619,343

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Learn to: Use FaceTime(R) to connect with your friends Shoot photos and instantly share them Stock your iPhone with apps for watching video, reading books, or other pastimes Set up your iPhone to stay organized and on time Don't waste a minute--get all the fun and functionality your iPhone has to offer! Apple keeps packing more cool features into the iPhone, and iPhone For Dummies has been the go-to guide for iPhone aficionados from the start. This edition covers the new stuff you'll find in iOS 9 as well as on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. It also covers the basics of running older models of iPhone. Get tips on how to take photos and video, surf the web, find yourself with maps, check the weather, and more. Get started -- if you're new to the iPhone, get acquainted with the multitouch and 3D Touch interfaces, explore the settings, set up iTunes, and get online with Safari The entertainment factor -- check out the App Store, download movies and music, and take and edit photos and videos The kitchen sync -- learn to sync your data, use iCloud(R) for anywhere access, maintain your calendar, and locate anything or anyone with GPS Your personal assistant -- manage your email, update social media, get restaurant reviews and stock tips, and stay connected with Notification Center Open the book and find: How to navigate your way around iOS 9 A run-through of all the settings and features New tricks Siri(R) can do Eight utilities you'll want to master Tips for using Messages and Notes How to stay on the right path by using Maps Tips for fixing common iPhone problems Ways to change settings and optimize iPhone performance Ten apps worth paying for
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Table of contents

Introduction 1 Part I: Meet Your iPhone 5 Chapter 1: Unveiling the iPhone 7 Chapter 2: iPhone Basic Training 23 Chapter 3: Synchronicity: Getting Stuff to and from Your iPhone 51 Chapter 4: Understanding the Phone-damentals 71 Part II: The PDA iPhone 93 Chapter 5: Taking Control of Your iPhone 95 Chapter 6: Texting 1, 2, 3: Messages and Notes 105 Chapter 7: Eight Indispensible Utilities 117 Part III: The Multimedia iPhone 143 Chapter 8: Get in Tune(s): Audio on Your iPhone 145 Chapter 9: Smile : Taking Pictures with Your iPhone 163 Chapter 10: Starring in a Blockbuster: Video on Your iPhone 193 Part IV: The Internet iPhone 207 Chapter 11: Going On a Mobile Safari 209 Chapter 12: The Email Must Get Through 227 Chapter 13: Tracking with Maps, Compass, Stocks, and Weather 255 Part V: The Undiscovered iPhone 273 Chapter 14: Setting You Straight on Settings 275 Chapter 15: Apps-O-Lutely! 303 Chapter 16: When Good iPhones Go Bad 323 Part VI: The Part of Tens 339 Chapter 17: Ten Appetizing Apps 341 Chapter 18: Ten Apps Worth Paying For 355 Chapter 19: Ten Helpful Hints, Tips, and Shortcuts 369 Index 381
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About Edward C. Baig

Edward C. Baig is the Personal Tech columnist for USA TODAY and a regular on the "Talking Tech" video podcast at USAToday.com and on iTunes. Bob LeVitus, aka "Dr. Mac," has been one of the Mac community's most trusted gurus for more than 20 years. He writes a weekly column for the Houston Chronicle.
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