iPhone For Dummies
Edward C. Baig, Bob LeVitus
Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub
The perennial bestseller returns to answer all your iPhone questions!
Updated and revised, this full-color bestseller is back to cover the latest iPhone models and iOS features. Veteran Dummies authors and Mac gurus Edward C. Baig and Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus share their iPhone insights to help you make the most of your device. From making calls to multitasking, sharing photos to scheduling appointments, reading e-mails to recording HD videos, and all the essentials in between, you'll be swiping around your smartphone with their friendly and helpful advice. Plus, you'll also see the fun side of your phone with tips on listening to music, video-chatting with FaceTime, watching your favorite TV shows, challenging yourself with games, downloading the latest apps,and more.
- Fully updated to cover the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, and iOS 7!
- Introduces you to the multitouch interface, working in the iCloud, making and receiving phone calls, FaceTime video calling, texting, browsing the Internet, and more
- Explains setting up iTunes, catching up on movies and TV shows, taking stunning photos, and listening to your favorite music
- Helps you get organized with the calendar and Reminders features, keep on top of the latest news with Notification Center, and communicate with Siri, your voice-activated virtual assistant
- Walks you through connecting wirelessly, sending and receiving e-mails, getting directions from the all new Maps app, protecting your information, and troubleshooting
iPhone For Dummies, 7th Edition is your guide to becoming best buddies with your incredible iPhone.
get to choose whether you want Siri to use a male or female voice. We revisit another setting relevant to Siri later in this chapter, in the “Touch ID & Passcode” section. Handoff and Suggested Apps The Handoff feature added with iOS 8 lets you start a task — such as typing an email — on your iPhone, on another iOS 8 or iOS 9 device, or on a Mac computer running OS X Yosemite or El Capitan, and pick up on another iPhone, iOS 8 or iOS 9 device, or Mac. All the devices have to be running the
be careful because it has a downside … . If you use Restore Backup, it’s likely you’ll restore whatever was causing the problem in the first place. If so, you’re back to square one, which is to say you’ll just have to try Erase All Content and Settings again. If restoring your iPhone didn’t fix things, we have one more thing you can try before you give up the ghost on your poor, sick iPhone. Renew your iPhone with Recovery mode If you’ve gone through all the previous suggestions or you
selecting their check boxes. Ringtones can be used also as text tones and alarms. Music, music videos, and voice memos To transfer music to your iPhone, select the Music pane and then select the Sync Music check box. You can then select the option for Entire Music Library or Selected Playlists, Artists, Albums, and Genres, as shown in Figure 3-3. If you choose the latter, click the check boxes next to the particular playlists, artists, albums, and genres you want to transfer. You also can
squeeze it again to play. You can also squeeze it twice in rapid succession to skip to the next song. Sweet! Playing with AirPlay AirPlay is a wicked cool bit of technology baked into every copy of iOS. It enables you to wirelessly stream music, photos, and video to AirPlay-enabled devices such as Apple’s AirPort Express Wi-Fi base station and second-generation (and later) Apple TVs, plus certain third-party devices that have AirPlay technology, including (but not limited to) speakers and
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