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Fill your iPhone with cool stuff, ask it to play a song or call a friend, and find anything with Spotlight!
The iPhone keeps getting better, and this book keeps you in tune with the newest features. The basics are here too: how to use the multitouch interface, set up iTunes and buy music, surf the Web, check and send e-mail and text messages, watch movies and TV shows (and YouTube), admire pictures, download apps and even make phone calls.
- Stay organized synchronize contacts, calendars, e-mail accounts, and bookmarks between your computer and your iPhone
Do you copy? copy, cut, and paste text, photos, and videos from one application to another
Record it capture a thought, a memo, or a meeting with Voice Memos then trim your recording and send it via e-mail or MMS
Shake and shuffle your music create playlists, scroll through your music library, and customize your listening experience
Find yourself identify your location via GPS, get turn-by-turn directions, find true north with the compass, and search for a location
Open the book and find:
- Steps for getting started with your iPhone
How to make a phone call with Voice Control
Details about connecting to a Wi-Fi network
Easy ways to check the weather and get stock quotes
How to connect wirelessly to Bluetooth devices
Tips for taking advantage of push notifications
How MobileMe can help find your iPhone if it has been lost
Advice on troubleshooting your iPhone
A full-color guide to the iPhone, including the new iPhone 3G S
With its new 3G S model, the iPhone is definitely the must-have mobile device. This fully updated guide covers all the cool features of the fastest iPhone ever, including the Spotlight search feature, voice control, and video camera capability.
iPhone For Dummies, 3rd Edition also covers the basics of using the multitouch interface, setting up iTunes, browsing the Internet, sending and receiving e-mail, and more.
- The iPhone 3G S is the fastest and most powerful iPhone yet, with a host of new features
- Learn to use landscape mode for e-mail, texting, and shooting widescreen video
- See how to copy or cut and paste text, video, photos, and Web content from one app to another
- Find out how to make calls, play music, or create new playlists using voice control
- Locate anything on your iPhone with Spotlight, whether in your calendar, contacts, e-mail, iPod, apps, or even saved Web clips
- Discover how to create and send messages that include text, video, voice memos, map locations, and more
Covering all the features of the much-anticipated iPhone 3G S, iPhone For Dummies, 3rd Edition helps you get every bit of functionality your iPhone offers.
From getting started and mastering the multitouch interface to using the GPS maps and downloading applications from the App Store, this guide in the For Dummies series covers everything an iPhone user needs to know.
About the Author
Edward C. Baig is the Personal Technology columnist for USA TODAY and the author of Macs For Dummies, 10th Edition. Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus pens the popular Dr. Mac column for the Houston Chronicle and is the author of Mac OS X® Snow Leopard For Dummies.
Table of Contents
Part I: Getting to Know Your iPhone.
Chapter 1: Unveiling the iPhone.
Chapter 2: iPhone Basic Training.
Chapter 3: The Kitchen Sync: Getting Stuff to and from Your iPhone.
Part II: The Mobile iPhone.
Chapter 4: Understanding thePhone-damentals.
Chapter 5: Texting 1, 2, 3: Messages and Notes.
Chapter 6: Calendars and Calculators and Clocks (Voice, Too) — Oh, My.
Part III: The Multimedia iPhone.
Chapter 7: Get in Tune(s): Audio on Your iPhone.
Chapter 8: iPhone Video: Seeing Is Believing.
Chapter 9: You Oughta Be in Pictures.
Part IV: The Internet iPhone.
Chapter 10: Going on a Mobile Safari.
Chapter 11: The E-Mail Must Get Through.
Chapter 12: Monitoring Maps, Contemplating Compass, Scrutinizing Stocks, and Watching Weather.
Part V: The Undiscovered iPhone.
Chapter 13: Setting You Straight on Settings.
Chapter 14: Apply Here (to Find Out about iPhone Apps).
Chapter 15: When Good iPhones Go Bad.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 16: Ten Appetizing Apps.
Chapter 17: Ten Apps Worth Paying For.
Chapter 18: Ten Helpful Hints, Tips, and Shortcuts.