My iPhone (covers iPhone 4, 4s and 5 Running iOS 6) (6th Revised edition)

My iPhone (covers iPhone 4, 4s and 5 Running iOS 6) (6th Revised edition)

By: Brad Miser (author)Paperback

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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 and newer * 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, Cloud, and texts; use PhotoStream 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 BONUS MATERIAL: Download a bonus chapter titled, "Using Cool iPhone Apps," as well as additional tasks and other helpful information on this book's website at quepublishing.com/myiphone5. CATEGORY: Apple Digital Media COVERS: Apple iPhone USER LEVEL: Beginning-Intermediate

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Brad Miser has written extensively about technology, with his favorite topics being the amazing "i" devices, especially the 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, 6th 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; and Sams Teach Yourself iCloud in 10 Minutes. 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.

Contents

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 and Newer) ...27 Preparing iTunes ...34 Downloading and Installing iTunes on a Windows PC ...35 Updating iTunes on a Windows PC or a Mac ...36 Obtaining and Signing In to an iTunes Store Account ...36 Preparing iCloud ...38 Obtaining an iCloud Account ...39 Configuring iCloud on a Windows PC ...39 Configuring iCloud on a Mac ...41 2 Connecting to the Internet, Bluetooth Devices, and iPhones/iPods/iPads 43 Connecting an iPhone to the Internet ...44 Connecting to an Open Wi-Fi Network ... 44 Connecting to a Commercial Wi-Fi Network ...49 Connecting to a Closed Wi-Fi Network ...50 Changing Wi-Fi Networks ...52 Forgetting Wi-Fi Networks ...53 Connecting to the Internet via a Cellular Data Network ...55 Connecting to Other Devices Using Bluetooth ...62 Connecting to Other iPhones, iPod touches, and iPads..64 3 Moving Audio, Video, Books, and Photos onto Your iPhone 67 Using iTunes to Add Audio, Video, and Books onto an iPhone...69 Importing Audio CDs to the iTunes Library ...69 Purchasing Content from the iTunes Store ...72 Renting Movies from the iTunes Store ...77 Subscribing to Podcasts in the iTunes Store ...79 Building Music Playlists ...81 Building Smart Playlists ...84 Moving Audio and Video from the iTunes Library onto an iPhone...87 Using iTunes to Add Books to Your iPhone ... 101 Adding Books to Your iTunes Library ... 101 Moving Books onto an iPhone ... 103 Using iTunes to Add Photos to Your iPhone ... 104 Moving Photos from a Windows PC onto an iPhone ... 104 Moving Photos from a Mac to an iPhone ... 106 Using the iTunes App to Add Audio and Video to an iPhone... 108 Using the iBooks App to Add Books to an iPhone ... 115 Using iCloud to Add Content to Your iPhone ... 121 Setting Store Preferences on Your iPhone... 121 Downloading Content You Purchased Previously ... 123 Using iTunes Match to Add Content to Your iPhone ... 125 Configuring iTunes Match on Your iPhone ... 126 4 Configuring and Synchronizing Information on an iPhone 129 Syncing Information with iTunes ... 130 Using iTunes to Sync Information on Macs ... 131 Using iTunes to Sync Information on Windows PCs ... 136 Syncing Information with iCloud ... 139 Syncing Information with Exchange... 147 5 Managing Contacts 155 Configuring How Contacts Display on an iPhone ... 156 Creating New Contacts While Using an iPhone... 159 Creating a Contact from an Email ... 160 Creating a Contact from a Map ... 162 Creating Contacts on an iPhone Manually ... 164 Using Contacts on an iPhone ... 176 Using the Contacts App ... 176 Using Contact Information in Other Applications ... 180 Changing or Deleting Contacts ... 181 Changing, Adding, or Removing Information for an Existing Contact Manually ... 182 Deleting Contacts Manually ... 184 6 Making, Receiving, and Managing Calls 187 Configuring Phone Settings ... 188 Customizing Your Ringtones... 188 Buying Ringtones Using the iTunes App ... 188 Syncing Ringtones and Alert Tones... 193 Setting Phone Sounds ... 194 Configuring Phone Settings ... 198 Other Phone Settings ... 201 Configuring FaceTime Settings ... 202 Making Calls ... 204 Dialing with the Keypad ... 205 Dialing with Contacts ... 206 Dialing with Favorites ... 207 Dialing with Recents ... 208 Managing In-Process Calls ... 210 Entering Numbers During a Call ... 211 Making Conference Calls ... 212 Doing Something Else During a Call ... 216 Receiving Calls ... 216 Answering Calls ... 217 Answering Calls When You're Already on a Call ... 220 Managing Calls ... 221 Clearing Recent Calls ... 221 Adding Caller Information to Favorites ... 223 Using the iPhone's Headset for Calls ... 224 Making Calls with Siri (iPhone 4S and Newer) ... 225 Using Visual Voicemail ... 226 Recording a Greeting ... 226 Listening to and Managing Voicemails ... 229 Finding and Listening to Voicemails ... 230 Deleting Voicemails ... 232 Listening to and Managing Deleted Voicemails ... 233 Returning Calls ... 234 Changing Your Voicemail Password ... 234 Getting Some FaceTime (iPhone 4 and Newer) ... 236 Making a FaceTime Call... 236 Accepting a FaceTime Call ... 241 7 Emailing 243 Configuring Email Accounts on an iPhone ... 243 Configuring Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, AOL, or Hotmail Email Accounts on an iPhone Manually . 245 Configuring Other Email Accounts on an iPhone Manually... 247 Performing Advanced Configuration of Email Accounts on an iPhone... 249 Configuring General Email Settings ... 255 Configuring How Email Is Retrieved ... 255 Configuring Global Email Settings ... 258 Managing Email Accounts ... 265 Changing Email Account Configurations ... 265 Deleting Email Accounts ... 267 Working with Email ... 268 Receiving and Reading Email... 269 Sending Email ... 278 Replying to Email ... 282 Forwarding Email ... 284 Managing Email ... 287 Working with VIPs ... 297 Emailing with Siri (iPhone 4S or Newer) ... 298 Composing New Email Messages with Siri ... 299 Replying to Emails with Siri ... 301 Dictating into Messages You Are Writing ... 302 8 Texting 307 Configuring Messages ... 308 Configuring the Text Tone and Vibration ... 308 Configuring iMessage and Text Settings ... 310 Sending Text Messages ... 314 Receiving and Replying to Text Messages ... 320 Working with Messages Notifications ... 320 Responding to Messages ... 323 Working with Text Messages ... 325 Conversing in Text ... 325 Including Images and Video in Text Conversations ... 328 Using Photos or Videos You Receive ... 331 Deleting Messages ... 331 Deleting a Conversation ... 333 Texting with Siri (iPhone 4S or Newer) ... 333 Having Text Messages Read to You ... 334 Replying to Text Messages with Siri ... 335 Sending New Text Messages with Siri ... 336 9 Managing Calendars and Time 341 Configuring an iPhone's Calendar, Date, and Time Settings... 341 Setting Time and Date Settings ... 342 Configuring Calendar Settings ... 346 Configuring Reminders ... 352 Working with Calendars ... 354 Viewing Calendars... 355 Adding Events to a Calendar Manually ... 361 Adding Events to the Calendar by Accepting Invitations ... 372 Working with Event Alarms ... 376 Working with Reminders ... 376 Creating Reminders ... 377 Managing Reminders ... 384 Using the Clock App ... 387 Using Siri to Manage Calendars and Time (iPhone 4S or Newer) ... 394 Using Siri to Create Events ... 394 Using Siri to Create Reminders ... 397 10 Surfing the Web 403 Configuring Safari Settings ... 404 Browsing the Web on an iPhone ... 410 Moving to Websites via Bookmarks ... 411 Moving to Websites by Typing a URL ... 413 Viewing Websites ... 415 Searching the Web ... 418 Returning to Previous Websites ... 420 Saving and Organizing Bookmarks ... 422 Creating a Bookmark on the Home Screen ... 430 Emailing a Link to a Web Page ... 432 Tweeting a Web Page ... 434 Completing Web Forms ... 436 Signing In Automatically ... 438 Opening and Managing Multiple Web Pages at the Same Time ... 439 Using Safari's Reading List ... 442 11 Listening to Music, Podcasts, and Other Audio 447 Finding and Listening to Music ... 447 Using the Cover Flow Browser to Find and Play Music ... 448 Using Playlists to Find Music... 451 Using Artists to Find Music ... 453 Using the More Menu to Find Music ... 458 Searching for Music ... 459 Using Shared Sources to Find Music ... 461 Letting the Genius Find Music for You... 463 Finding Music by Shuffling... 467 Finding Music with Siri (iPhone 4S or newer) ... 468 Playing Music ... 470 Streaming Music with AirPlay ... 472 Controlling Audio Content Quickly ... 474 Controlling Audio When the iPhone Is Locked ... 475 Controlling Audio When You Do Something Else ... 476 Listening to Podcasts ... 477 Customizing Your iPhone for Audio ... 481 Configuring the Music Toolbar ... 482 Configuring Your iPhone's Music Settings ... 483 Listening to Music with iTunes Match ... 486 12 Watching Movies, TV Shows, and Other Video 491 Finding and Watching Video ... 491 Finding Video ... 492 Watching Video ... 494 Watching Rented Video ... 497 Watching Video Podcasts ... 499 Shared Video ... 500 Deleting Video ... 502 Configuring iPhone's Video Settings ... 503 13 Working with Photos and Video 507 Taking Photos with Your iPhone... 508 Taking Photos with the Camera App ... 508 Taking Photos Quickly ... 512 Taking Panoramic Photos ... 513 Taking Video with an iPhone ... 515 Viewing, Editing, and Working with Photos on an iPhone ... 516 Configuring Photo Settings ... 517 Viewing Photos Individually ... 519 Viewing Photos as a Slideshow ... 525 Editing Photos ... 528 Deleting Photos or Video from an iPhone ... 533 Working with Photos ... 534 Emailing Multiple Photos ... 534 Assigning a Photo to a Contact... 537 Using Photos as Wallpaper ... 538 Viewing, Editing, and Working with Video ... 540 Watching Video ... 540 Editing Video ... 541 Sharing Video ... 542 Moving Photos from Your iPhone to a Computer ... 545 Moving Photos from an iPhone to a Windows PC ... 545 Moving Photos from an iPhone to a Mac ... 546 Working with Photo Stream ... 547 Working with Your Photo Stream Photos on Your iPhone... 547 Saving Photo Stream Photos on Your iPhone ... 548 Sharing Your Photo Streams ... 550 Working with Photo Streams Shared with You ... 553 14 Installing and Maintaining iPhone Apps 557 Using iTunes to Find and Install iPhone Apps... 558 Downloading Apps from the iTunes Store ... 558 Moving Apps from an iTunes Library onto Your iPhone. 561 Using the App Store App to Find and Install iPhone Apps... 563 Maintaining iPhone Apps ... 571 15 Customizing Your iPhone 577 Customizing Your Home Screens ... 578 Using the iPhone to Customize Your Home Screens ... 578 Using iTunes to Customize Your Home Screens ... 584 Accessing iPhone Settings ... 588 Using Airplane Mode ... 589 Configuring and Working with Notifications ... 590 Configuring Notifications ... 592 Configuring General Notification Settings ... 595 Configuring an App's Notification Settings ... 597 Configuring General Sound Settings ... 601 Setting Screen Brightness ... 602 Setting Wallpaper ... 603 Configuring Other General Settings ... 605 Getting Information about an iPhone ... 605 Configuring Location Services ... 609 Securing Your iPhone ... 612 Configuring Search Options... 630 Configuring the Keyboard ... 631 Configuring Siri (iPhone 4S and Newer) ... 633 16 Maintaining an iPhone and Solving Problems 639 Maintaining an iPhone ... 639 Maintaining iTunes ... 640 Maintaining an iPhone's Software with the Settings App ... 643 Maintaining an iPhone's Software with iTunes ... 644 Maintaining an iPhone's Power ... 645 Solving iPhone Problems ... 646 Restarting Your iPhone ... 646 Restarting the Computer and iTunes... 647 Resetting Your iPhone ... 647 Restoring an iPhone ... 650 Finding a Missing App ... 653 Making the iPhone Rotate Again ... 655 Reinstalling iTunes ... 656 Making the Battery Last Longer ... 656 Dealing with a Failed Home Button ... 658 Getting Help with iPhone Problems ... 660 TOC, 10/1/1012, 9780789748515 Download a bonus chapter titled, " Using Cool iPhone Apps," as well as additional tasks and other helpful information on this book's website at quepublishing.com/myiphone5.

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/10/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780789748515
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 704
  • ID: 9780789748515
  • weight: 1088
  • ISBN10: 0789748517
  • edition: 6th Revised edition

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