iPhone for Seniors For Dummies

iPhone for Seniors For Dummies

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The fun and friendly full-color guide to finding your way around your iPhone Everywhere you look it seems like someone is using an iPhone. If you're feeling left out of the fun, don't despair. For Dummies to the rescue! Written in the accessible For Dummies style and packed with colorful illustrations, this book shows you how to use your iPhone to make and receive calls, send text messages and e-mails, read e-books, watch movies, play games, surf the web, and so much more. By the time you're through with this all-new edition of this perennial bestseller, you'll be completely comfortable downloading the latest apps, video chatting with FaceTime, finding your way with Maps, and just having some fun with your iPhone. Explains how to use the basic iPhone features, navigate the mutlitouch interface, and get connected Walks you through using your calendar, adding contacts, shooting photos and video, playing music, reading e-books, connecting on Facebook, and filling your iPad with all the things that matter to you Includes senior-friendly larger type and beautiful full-color images You'll learn to love your iPhone in no time with the help of iPhone For Seniors For Dummies, 3rd Edition .show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 185.42 x 228.6 x 25.4mm | 997.9g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 111869290X
  • 9781118692905
  • 399,494

About Nancy C. Muir

Nancy C. Muir owns a writing and consulting company that specializes in technology topics. She is the author of more than 100 books, including the bestselling iPad For Seniors For Dummies and Computers For Seniors For Dummies .show more

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Learn to: Stay in touch with e-mail, social media, and FaceTime video callingBrowse online, create Reminders, and get some help from SiriShare photos, read e-books, play games, and watch moviesIN FULL COLOR!Get in touch with your iPhone with this fun and friendly guide!Once you get comfortable with your iPhone, you'll wonder how you lived without it. This plain-English guide cuts through the jargon to help you make friends with your iPhone. Find your way around the homescreen, make calls, send texts and e-mails, browse the web, share photos, stay organized, and fill your iPhone with games, movies, music, and more!Start it up -- explore the multitouch interface and get familiar with the built-in appsThe phone in iPhone -- make calls, set up your contacts, video chat with FaceTime(R), and choose ringtonesWander the web -- get the latest news, shop online, and explore fun and useful appsMedia mania -- read magazines, enjoy iTunes radio, shoot photos and HD videos, and watch your favorite moviesYour assistant -- use Maps, the Calendar, Reminders, and Notifications to find things and stay organizedOpen the book and find: iPhone adjustments for vision or hearing challengesHow to sync your contacts with iCloudAll the things Siri can help you doHelp sharing files and documents via AirDropTips on using new photo formats and filtersHow to use your iPhone to get driving directionsAdvice on protecting your iPhone if it's lost or stolenshow more

Table of contents

Introduction 1 Part I: Making the iPhone Work for You 7 Chapter 1: Buying Your iPhone 9 Chapter 2: Looking Over the Home Screen 25 Chapter 3: Getting Going 55 Part II: Start Using Your iPhone 75 Chapter 4: Making and Receiving Calls 77 Chapter 5: Managing Contacts 89 Chapter 6: Using Handy Utilities 109 Chapter 7: Making Your iPhone More Accessible 121 Chapter 8: Talking to Your iPhone with Siri 141 Chapter 9: Getting Social with FaceTime, Twitter, and iMessage 159 Part III: Taking the Leap Online 173 Chapter 10: Browsing the Internet with Safari 175 Chapter 11: Working with E-mail in Mail 199 Chapter 12: Shopping the iTunes Store 217 Chapter 13: Expanding Your iPhone Horizons with Apps 231 Part IV: Having Fun and Consuming Media 243 Chapter 14: Using Your iPhone as an E-reader 245 Chapter 15: Playing with Music on iPhone 269 Chapter 16: Playing with Photos 283 Chapter 17: Getting the Most Out of Video Features 303 Chapter 18: Playing Games 313 Chapter 19: Finding Your Way with Maps 325 Part V: Managing Your Life and Your iPhone 345 Chapter 20: Keeping On Schedule with Calendar and Clock 347 Chapter 21: Working with Reminders and Notifications 367 Chapter 22: Making Notes 381 Chapter 23: Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your iPhone 395 Index 409show more

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