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My Iphone

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My iPhone, Second Edition

 

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPhone photos so that you can see exactly what to do.

Help when you run into the few iPhone 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 use all the essential features of iPhone 3G such as the cell phone, visual voice mail, conference calling, and contact information.

  • How to add network connections and switch between them; surf the web using full-featured web pages just like on a computer; and receive and manage your email, from all your accounts, including Microsoft Exchange, wherever you are.

  • How to configure MobileMe to keep all your contacts, email, and events current on your device wirelessly.

  • How to use an iPod and and iTunes 8 to listen to music and podcasts or watch movies, TV shows, and music videos.

  • How to take quality photos and view them, email them, or transfer them to a computer.

  • How to find, download, install, manage, and use thousands of iPhone applications.

  • How use Maps to find any location, plan a route to it, and then track your route with GPS.

  • How to customize the way iPhone looks and works with your own wallpaper, Home screen button layouts, ringtones from your favorites songs, and more.

 

CATEGORY:  Apple Digital Media

COVERS:  Apple iPhone

USER LEVEL:  Beginning-Intermediate

 

Quote from front cover.

 

“As easy as the iPhone is to admire and use, Miser unlocks all of its secrets and offers frank, useful advice for getting the most out of the most amazing product of this century (so far!).”

–Mark A. Kellner,

Technology Columnist,

The Washington Times

Book News Annotation:

This update of the 2007 edition includes coverage of the 3G model. Via color graphics, a Mac expert offers a tour of the features of the iPhone, its multi-touch interface, and Apple's optional MobileMe service. Miser presents tips and step-by-step instructions on utilizing its cell phone, e-mail, Internet, music, photo, video, map, and other capabilities. He candidly notes its text-messaging and Web browser limitations. Book purchase includes access to the online edition. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Utilizing a "learn by doing" approach, this guide includes only the background and technical detail needed to make the iPhone do what users want it to. Lots of full color step-by-step instructions guide readers from iPhone novice to master.

Synopsis:

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPhone photos so that you can see exactly what to do Help when you run into the few iPhone limitations Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your iPhone Learn How to Make iPhone Your Own:
  • Use as a cell phone for multiple simultaneous calls, visual voicemail, and more.
  • Manage your contacts on your computer and on iPhone.
  • Use as an iPod to listen to music and podcasts, or watch movies, TV shows, and music videos.
  • Email on the go using your existing email accounts.
  • Surf the web so you can view and use standard web pages on a mobile device.
  • Stay on schedule with Calendar manager sync'd to your Outlook or iCal calendar (or both).
  • Use the camera and photo viewer for photos you take on iPhone or those you move from your computer.
  • Watch YouTube videos, create maps, track stocks, watch the weather, take notes, and on it goes...
About the Author x Dedication xi Acknowledgments xi Prologue: Getting Started with iPhone 3 Chapter 1: Making, Receiving, and Managing Calls 17 Chapter 2: Managing Contacts 51 Chapter 3: Listening to Audio and Watching Video 81 Chapter 4: Connecting to the Internet, Bluetooth Devices, and VPNs 125 Chapter 5: Emailing 145 Chapter 6: Surfing the Web 177 Chapter 7: Text Messaging 201 Chapter 8: Working with Date & Time and the Calendar 211 Chapter 9: Taking, Storing, and Viewing Photos 239 Chapter 10: Using Other iPhone Widgets 261 Chapter 11: Configuring iPhone's Settings 299 Chapter 12: Maintaining iPhone and Solving iPhone Problems 311 Index 325

About the Author

Brad Miser has written extensively about technology, with his favorite topics being the amazing “i” gadgets, iPhone and iPod, that make it possible to take our lives with us while we are on the move. In addition to My iPhone, Brad has written many other books, including Absolute Beginner’s Guide to iPod and iTunes; Sleeping with the Enemy: Running Windows on a Mac (digital Shortcut); Special Edition Using Mac OS X Leopard; Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Homeschooling; Teach Yourself Visually MacBook Air; and MacBook Pro Portable Genius.He has also been an author, development editor, or technical editor on more than 50 other titles.He has written numerous articles and has been a featured speaker on various topics at Macworld Expo, at user group meetings, and in other venues.

 

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, also known as a motorcycle, whenever and wherever possible.

 

Originally from California, Brad now lives in Brownsburg, Indiana, with his wife Amy; their three daughters, Jill, Emily, and Grace; and a rabbit named Bun-Bun. Brad would love to hear about your experiences with this book (the good, the bad, and the ugly).You can write to him at bradmacosx@mac.com.

 

 

 

 

Table of Contents

P   Getting Started with iPhone................................. 3

        Touring iPhone...................................... 4

            Getting to Know iPhone’s External Features......... 4

            Knowing Why It’s Called a Multi-Touch Interface... 5

        Preparing iTunes................................. 13

        Using MobileMe with iPhone............. 17

        Using this Book................................... 23

1    Making, Receiving, and Managing Calls.......... 27

        Configuring Phone Settings............... 28

            Creating Your Own Ringtones... 28

            Setting Phone Sounds................ 31

            Configuring Phone Settings....... 33

            Other Phone Settings................. 36

        Making Calls........................................ 36

            Dialing with the Keypad.............. 37

            Dialing with Contacts.................. 38

            Dialing with Favorites................. 39

            Dialing with Recents................... 40

            Managing In-Process Calls........ 41

        Receiving Calls................................... 46

            Answering Calls.......................... 46

            Answering Calls When You’re Already on a Call. 48

        Managing Calls................................... 49

            Working with Missed and Recent Calls................ 49

            Adding Caller Information to Favorites................. 51

            Using iPhone’s Headset for Calls 52

        Using Visual Voicemail...................... 52

            Recording a Greeting................. 53

            Listening to and Managing Voicemails................ 55

        Getting Information About Your Cell Account............... 61

2    Managing Contacts............................................. 65

        Configuring How Contacts Are Displayed................... 65

        Getting Contact Information onto iPhone...................... 67

            Moving Contacts from MobileMe or Exchange Accounts to iPhone........... 67

            Moving Contacts from a Windows PC to iPhone 69

            Moving Contacts from a Mac to iPhone............... 70

            Creating New Contacts While Using iPhone....... 71

            Creating Contacts on iPhone Manually................ 78

        Using Contacts on iPhone................. 87

        Changing or Deleting Contacts......... 89

            Changing Contacts via Syncs.... 90

            Adding or Removing Information for an Existing Contact Manually.................. 91

            Adding Information to an Existing Contact While Using iPhone............................. 93

            Deleting Contacts Manually....... 95

3     Listening to Audio and Watching Video........... 97

        Using iTunes to Add Audio and Video Content to iPhone.................................................. 98

            Importing Audio CDs to the iTunes Library.......... 98

            Purchasing Audio and Video from the iTunes Store            100

            Renting Movies from the iTunes Store............... 103

            Subscribing to Podcasts in the iTunes Store.... 104

            Building Audio and Video Playlists..................... 106

            Building Audio and Video Smart Playlists......... 107

            Moving Content from the iTunes Library onto iPhone........................................ 111

        Using the iTunes Store Application to Add Audio and Video to iPhone.................................... 115

            Downloading Audio Content from iPhone’s iTunes Store Application.............................. 116

        Listening to Music............................. 119

            Using the Cover Flow Browser to Find and Play Music.......................................... 119

            Using Playlists to Find Music... 122

            Using Artists to Find Music...... 124

            Using Genres to Find Music.... 126

            Using the More Menu to Find Music................... 128

            Playing Music............................ 129

            Viewing Albums........................ 131

        Controlling Audio Content with the iPod Control Bar 132

            Configure the iPod Control Bar 132

            Use the iPod Control Bar......... 133

        Finding and Listening to Podcasts. 134

        Finding and Watching Video........... 136

            Finding Video............................ 136

            Watching Video........................ 137

            Deleting Video.......................... 138

        Customizing iPhone for iPod........... 139

            Building and Editing an On-The-Go Playlist....... 139

            Using the iPhone Genius......... 142

            Configuring iPhone’s iPod Toolbar.................... 145

        Configuring iPhone’s iPod Settings 146

4    Connecting to the Internet, Bluetooth Devices, and VPNs................................................................... 153

        Connecting to the Internet................ 154

            Connecting to the Internet via Wi-Fi Networks... 154

            Connecting to the Internet via 3G 165

            Connecting to the Internet via EDGE.................. 167

        Connecting to Bluetooth Devices.... 167

        Connecting to VPNs......................... 170

5    Emailing............................................................. 175

        Configuring Email Accounts on iPhone 176

            Using MobileMe to Configure Email Accounts on iPhone........................................... 177

            Syncing Email Accounts with a Windows PC.... 179

            Syncing Email Accounts with a Mac................... 180

            Configuring Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, or AOL Email Accounts on iPhone Manually.................. 181

            Configuring Other Email Accounts on iPhone Manually................................ 183

            Performing Advanced Configuration of Email Accounts on iPhone.......................... 187

            Configuring Exchange Email Accounts on iPhone Manually................................ 191

        Configuring General Email Settings 194

            Configuring How Email is Retrieved................... 194

            Configuring Global Email Settings 196

        Managing Email Accounts............... 200

            Changing Email Account Configurations........... 200

            Disabling Email Accounts........ 201

            Deleting Email Accounts.......... 202

        Working with Email........................... 203

            Receiving and Reading Email. 203

            Sending Email........................... 207

            Replying to Email...................... 211

            Forwarding Email..................... 212

            Viewing Messages in a Folder 218

6    Surfing the Web................................................ 221

        Configuring Safari Settings............. 222

        Moving Favorites or Bookmarks from a Windows PC to iPhone......................................... 225

            Moving Favorites or Bookmarks from a Windows PC onto iPhone via Sync................. 226

            Moving Favorites or Bookmarks from a Windows PC onto iPhone Using MobileMe.... 227

        Moving Bookmarks from a Mac to iPhone................. 228

            Moving Favorites from a Mac onto iPhone via Sync........... 229

            Moving Bookmarks from a Mac to iPhone Using MobileMe........................................... 230

        Browsing the Web on iPhone.......... 232

            Moving to Websites via Bookmarks................... 232

            Moving to Websites by Typing a URL................ 234

            Viewing Websites..................... 236

            Searching the Web................... 238

            Returning to Previous Websites 239

            Saving and Organizing Bookmarks.................... 240

            Creating a Bookmark on the Home Screen...... 247

            Emailing a Link to a Webpage 248

            Completing Web Forms........... 250

            Opening and Managing Multiple Webpages at the Same Time.................................. 251

7    Text Messaging................................................. 255

        Configuring the New Text Message Sound............... 257

        Sending Text Messages.................. 258

        Receiving and Replying to Text Messages................ 261

        Working with Text Messages.......... 262

            Conversing in Text.................... 263

            Clearing a Conversation.......... 265

            Deleting a Conversation.......... 266

8    Working with Date & Time and the Calendar 269

        Configuring iPhone’s Date, Time, and Calendar Settings           270

        Using iPhone as a Clock................. 275

            Telling Time with iPhone.......... 275

            Using the Clock Application.... 276

            Setting and Using Alarms........ 279

            Changing Alarms...................... 282

            Managing Alarms...................... 284

            Using iPhone as a Stopwatch. 284

        Working with Calendars................... 287

            Syncing a Calendar with MobileMe on a Windows PC...................................... 288

            Syncing a Calendar with MobileMe on a Mac... 289

            Syncing iPhone’s Calendar with a MobileMe or Exchange Account............................ 290

            Configuring iPhone Push Calendar Syncing..... 291

            Syncing iPhone’s Calendar with Outlook on Windows PCs.................................... 293

            Syncing iPhone’s Calendar with iCal on Macs.. 294

            Using iPhone’s Calendar......... 295

            Adding Events to the Calendar by Accepting Invitations........................................... 304

9    Taking, Storing, and Viewing Photos............. 309

        Taking Photos with iPhone.............. 309

        Moving Photos from a Computer onto iPhone.......... 312

            Moving Photos from a Windows PC onto iPhone 313

        Moving Photos from Email onto iPhone 316

        Viewing and Working with Photos on iPhone............ 318

            Viewing Photos Individually..... 318

            Viewing Photos as a Slideshow 321

            Deleting Photos from iPhone.. 325

            Using a Photo as Wallpaper.... 326

            Emailing a Photo...................... 327

            Assigning a Photo to a Contact 328

            Sending a Photo to MobileMe. 331

        Moving Photos from iPhone to a Computer............... 332

10  Working with iPhone Applications.................... 337

        Using iTunes to Find and Install iPhone Applications 338

            Downloading Applications from the iTunes Store 338

            Moving Applications from Your Library onto iPhone 340

        Using the App Store to Find and Install iPhone Applications........................................... 341

        Using iPhone Applications You Install 346

        Maintaining iPhone Applications.... 347

        Removing Applications from iPhone 351

            Finding Your Way with Maps....... 353

            Finding a Location by Searching 353

            Finding a Location with Bookmarks................... 356

            Finding Your Current Location. 359

            Working with Maps................... 361

            Getting Directions..................... 364

11  Customizing iPhone.................... 369

        Customizing the Home Screen....... 370

        Accessing iPhone Settings............. 373

        Using Airplane Mode........................ 373

        Configuring General Sound Settings 374

        Setting Screen Brightness............... 376

        Setting Wallpaper............................. 377

        Configuring General Settings.......... 378

12 Maintaining iPhone and Solving iPhone Problems.............. 391

        Maintaining iPhone........................... 391

            Maintaining iTunes.................... 392

            Maintaining iPhone’s Software 394

            Maintaining iPhone’s Power.... 396

            Cleaning iPhone’s Screen....... 400

        Solving iPhone Problems................ 400

            Restarting iPhone..................... 401

            Restarting the Computer and iTunes.................. 401

            Resetting iPhone...................... 402

            Restoring iPhone...................... 404

            Reinstalling iTunes.................... 406

            Getting Help with iPhone Problems.................... 407

TOC, 0789738236, 9/23/08

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789738233
Author:
Miser, Brad
Publisher:
Que
Subject:
Interactive multimedia
Subject:
Telecommunications
Subject:
Hardware - Personal Computers - General
Subject:
Interactive Media
Subject:
Pocket computers
Subject:
Cellular telephones
Subject:
Radio
Subject:
smartphones
Subject:
Hardware - Handheld Devices
Subject:
Reference - Macintosh
Subject:
Mobile & Wireless Communications
Subject:
Data Transmission Systems - General
Subject:
Computers-Reference - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
My...
Publication Date:
October 2008
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TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
8.90x6.04x.73 in. 1.48 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Utilizing a "learn by doing" approach, this guide includes only the background and technical detail needed to make the iPhone do what users want it to. Lots of full color step-by-step instructions guide readers from iPhone novice to master.
"Synopsis" by , Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPhone photos so that you can see exactly what to do Help when you run into the few iPhone limitations Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your iPhone Learn How to Make iPhone Your Own:
  • Use as a cell phone for multiple simultaneous calls, visual voicemail, and more.
  • Manage your contacts on your computer and on iPhone.
  • Use as an iPod to listen to music and podcasts, or watch movies, TV shows, and music videos.
  • Email on the go using your existing email accounts.
  • Surf the web so you can view and use standard web pages on a mobile device.
  • Stay on schedule with Calendar manager sync'd to your Outlook or iCal calendar (or both).
  • Use the camera and photo viewer for photos you take on iPhone or those you move from your computer.
  • Watch YouTube videos, create maps, track stocks, watch the weather, take notes, and on it goes...
About the Author x Dedication xi Acknowledgments xi Prologue: Getting Started with iPhone 3 Chapter 1: Making, Receiving, and Managing Calls 17 Chapter 2: Managing Contacts 51 Chapter 3: Listening to Audio and Watching Video 81 Chapter 4: Connecting to the Internet, Bluetooth Devices, and VPNs 125 Chapter 5: Emailing 145 Chapter 6: Surfing the Web 177 Chapter 7: Text Messaging 201 Chapter 8: Working with Date & Time and the Calendar 211 Chapter 9: Taking, Storing, and Viewing Photos 239 Chapter 10: Using Other iPhone Widgets 261 Chapter 11: Configuring iPhone's Settings 299 Chapter 12: Maintaining iPhone and Solving iPhone Problems 311 Index 325
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