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Make the most of everything your exciting new iPhone 5 has to offer
Now that you have the latest and greatest iPhone, it's time to find all the best and most fun ways to use it. This quick and handy guide presents all the important stuff you want to know, in a hip, helpful way. Packed with tips, tricks, and techniques, this edition covers the practical as well as the newest and coolest features, things like iOS 5, Siri, FaceTime video calling, HD video recording, multitasking, and much more.
- Packs a boatload of tips, tricks, and techniques in a handy size to help you get the most out of your iPhone 5
- Uses the hip, practical Portable Genius approach, designed to show you the key features that keep your digital lifestyle humming
- Spotlights innovative ways to complete various tasks and help you save time and hassle
- Reveals tips and tricks for working with the newest features, including iOS 5, Siri, FaceTime, HD video recording and editing, multitasking, and more
iPhone 5 Portable Genius is an essential accessory to your new iPhone.
Mac users are passionate and loyal and these books capture that same feeling in pedagogy and series style. Titles in the Portable Genius series are not comprehensive; instead they aim to provide readers with the most accessible, useful information possible by giving readers tips and techniques for the most used features in a product or software. These books tell readers what they may not find out by just working with a product or software. Genius icons present smart or innovative ways to do something; in many cases, this will be a way that readers can save time or hassle. A smaller trim size makes it handy, but also easy for readers to find essential information such as iOS5, Siri, iCloud, the camera and more for their iPhone 4S.
The Genius is in.
You don't have to be a genius to use the iPhone 5. But if you want to get the very most out of yours, put this savvy Portable Genius guide to work. Want to enjoy all that iOS 6 brings to the table? Fly over cityscapes with the incredible new Maps? Set up handy callback reminders or Do Not Disturbs, for when you can't take that call? Use Siri to tweet or post to Facebook? You'll find cool and useful Genius tips, full-color screenshots, and pages of shortcuts and tools that save you loads of time and let you enjoy your iPhone to the max.
Fun, hip, and straightforward, the Portable Genius series gives forward-thinking Apple users useful information in handy, compact books that are easy to navigate and don't skimp on the essentials. Collect the whole series and make the most of your Apple digital lifestyle.
About the Author
Paul McFedries is a Mac expert and full-time technical writer. He has written more than 75 books that have sold more than four million copies worldwide. His books include The new iPad Portable Genius and Macs Portable Genius, Second Edition. Paul encourages all readers to drop by his website, www.mcfedries.com.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: How Do I Start Using My iPhone? 2
Chapter 2: How Do I Configure My iPhone? 18
Chapter 3: How Do I Connect My iPhone to a Network? 58
Chapter 4: How Can I Get More Out of the Phone App? 78
Chapter 5: How Can I Make the Most of iPhone Web Surfing? 98
Chapter 6: How Do I Maximize iPhone E-mail? 124
Chapter 7: How Do I Synchronize My iPhone? 148
Chapter 8: How Can I Get More Out of My iPhone’s Audio Features? 184
Chapter 9: How Do I Max Out the iPhone Photo and Video Features? 206
Chapter 10: Can I Use My iPhone to Manage Contacts and Appointments? 242
Chapter 11: How Do I Use My iPhone to Navigate My World? 274
Chapter 12: How Do I Manage My E-book Library? 292
Chapter 13: How Do I Keep My Life in Sync with iCloud? 310
Chapter 14: How Do I Fix My iPhone? 320