Synopses & Reviews
With multitasking and more than a 100 other new features, iPhone 4.0 is a real treat, cooked up with Apple's traditional secret sauce of simplicity, intelligence, and whimsy. iPhone: The Missing Manual
gives you a guided tour of everything the new iPhone has to offer, with lots of tips, tricks, and surprises. Learn how to make calls and play songs by voice control, take great photos, keep track of your schedule, and much more with complete step-by-step instructions and crystal-clear explanations by iPhone master David Pogue.
Whether you have a brand-new iPhone, or want to update an earlier model with the iPhone 4.0 software, this beautiful full-color book is the best, most objective resource available.
- Use it as a phone -- learn the basics as well as time-saving tricks and tips for contact searching, texting, and more
- Treat it as an iPod -- master the ins and outs of iTunes, and listen to music, upload and view photos, and fill the iPhone with TV shows and movies
- Take the iPhone online -- make the most of your online experience to browse the Web, read and compose email, use social networks, or send photos and audio files
- Go beyond the iPhone -- learn how to use the App Store, and how to multitask between your apps, organize them in folders, and read ebooks in iBooks
Unlock the full potential of your iPhone -- with the book that should have been in the box.
About the Author
Preston Gralla is the editor of WindowsDevCenter.com and OnDotNet. He is the author of Internet Annoyances, PC Pest Control, Windows XP Power Hound, and Windows XP Hacks, Second Edition, and co-author of Windows XP Cookbook. He has also authored more than 30 other books. He has written for major national newspapers and magazines, including PC Magazine, Computerworld, the Los Angeles Times, the Dallas Morning News (where he was the technology columnist), USA Today, and others. A well-known technology expert, Preston has also appeared on many TV and radio programs and networks, including CNN, MSNBC, and NPR. In addition, he's won a number of awards for his writing, including Best Feature in a Computer Magazine from the Computer Press Association.
Table of Contents
The Missing Credits; Acknowledgments; The Missing Manual Series; Introduction; About the iPhone; About This Book; Part 1: The iPhone as Phone; Chapter 1: The Guided Tour; 1.1 Sleep Switch (On/Off); 1.2 Sim Card Slot; 1.3 Headphone Jack; 1.4 The Screen; 1.5 Screen Icons; 1.6 Home Button; 1.7 Silencer Switch, Volume Keys; 1.8 The Bottom and the Back; 1.9 iPhone 4 Special Bits; 1.10 In the Box; 1.11 Seven Basic Finger Techniques; 1.12 Charging the iPhone; 1.13 Battery Life Tips; 1.14 The Home Screen; Chapter 2: Typing, Editing, and Searching; 2.1 The Keyboard; 2.2 Connecting a Real Keyboard; 2.3 Cut, Copy, Paste; 2.4 Spotlight: Global Search; Chapter 3: Phone Calls and FaceTime; 3.1 Dialing from the Phone App; 3.2 The Favorites List; 3.3 The Recents List; 3.4 The Contacts List; 3.5 The Keypad; 3.6 Voice Dialing; 3.7 Answering Calls; 3.8 Fun with Phone Calls; 3.9 Overseas Calling; 3.10 FaceTime; Chapter 4: Voicemail, Texting, and Other Phone Tricks; 4.1 Visual Voicemail; 4.2 Text Messages (SMS); 4.3 Chat Programs; 4.4 Call Waiting; 4.5 Call Forwarding; 4.6 Caller ID; 4.7 Bluetooth Earpieces and Car Kits; 4.8 Custom Ringtones; 4.9 GarageBand Ringtones; 4.10 Nike + iPhone; 4.11 Talking Buttons--and Accessibility; Part 2: Pix, Flix, and Apps; Chapter 5: The iPhone as iPod; 5.1 List Land; 5.2 Artists, Songs, Videos; 5.3 Cover Flow; 5.4 The Now Playing Screen (Music); 5.5 Controlling Playback (Music); 5.6 Multi(music)tasking; 5.7 Bluetooth Stereo Headphones; 5.8 Controlling Playback (Video); 5.9 Zoom/Unzoom; 5.10 Familiar iPod Features; 5.11 The Wireless iTunes Store; Chapter 6: Taking Photos, Shooting Video; 6.1 Opening Photos; 6.2 Photo Wallpaper; 6.3 Three Ways to Send Photos or Videos; 6.4 Headshots for Contacts; 6.5 Taking Still Photos; 6.6 Capturing the Screen; 6.7 Recording Video; 6.8 Geotagging; Chapter 7: All About Apps; 7.1 Welcome to App Heaven; 7.2 Two Ways to the App Store; 7.3 Organizing Your Apps; 7.4 Folders; 7.5 App Preferences; 7.6 App Updates; 7.7 How to Find Good Apps; 7.8 Multitasking; 7.9 Troubleshooting Apps; Chapter 8: Maps, Apps, and iBooks; 8.1 Calendar; 8.2 YouTube; 8.3 Stocks; 8.4 Maps; 8.5 Weather; 8.6 Voice Memos; 8.7 Notes; 8.8 Clock; 8.9 Calculator; 8.10 Compass; 8.11 iBooks; Part 3: The iPhone Online; Chapter 9: Getting Online; 9.1 A Tale of Three Networks; 9.2 Sequence of Connections; 9.3 The List of Hot Spots; 9.4 Commercial Hot Spots; 9.5 How to Turn Off 3G; 9.6 Airplane Mode and WiFi Off Mode; 9.7 Tethering; Chapter 10: The Web; 10.1 Safari Tour; 10.2 Zooming and Scrolling; 10.3 The Address Bar; 10.4 Bookmarks; 10.5 Web Clips; 10.6 The History List; 10.7 Tapping Links; 10.8 Saving Graphics; 10.9 AutoFill; 10.10 Searching the Web; 10.11 Audio and Video on the Web; 10.12 Manipulating Multiple Pages; 10.13 RSS: The Missing Manual; 10.14 Web Security; 10.15 Web Applications; Chapter 11: Email; 11.1 Setting Up Your Account; 11.2 The "Two-Mailbox Problem"; 11.3 Downloading Mail; 11.4 What to Do with a Message; 11.5 Writing Messages; 11.6 Surviving Email Overload; Part 4: Connections; Chapter 12: Syncing with iTunes; 12.1 The iTunes Window: What's Where; 12.2 Five Ways to Get Music and Video; 12.3 Playlists; 12.4 Authorizing Computers; 12.5 TV, Movies, and Movie Rentals; 12.6 Automatic Syncing; 12.7 12 Tabs to Glory; 12.8 Info Tab (Contacts, Calendars, Settings); 12.9 The Apps Tab; 12.10 The Ringtones Tab; 12.11 The Music Tab; 12.12 The Movies and TV Shows Tabs; 12.13 The Podcasts and iTunes U Tabs; 12.14 The Books Tab; 12.15 The Photos Tab (Computer→iPhone); 12.16 One iPhone, Multiple Computers; 12.17 One Computer, Multiple iPhones; 12.18 Conflicts; 12.19 One-Way Emergency Sync; 12.20 Backing Up the iPhone; Chapter 13: MobileMe; 13.1 The Setup; 13.2 How It Works; 13.3 MobileMe on the iPhone; 13.4 MobileMe Photos and Videos; 13.5 Find My iPhone; Chapter 14: The Corporate iPhone; 14.1 The Perks; 14.2 Setup; 14.3 Exchange + Your Stuff; 14.4 A Word on Troubleshooting; 14.5 Virtual Private Networking (VPN); Chapter 15: Settings; 15.1 Airplane Mode; 15.2 WiFi; 15.3 Carrier; 15.4 Notifications; 15.5 Sounds; 15.6 Brightness; 15.7 Wallpaper; 15.8 General; 15.9 Mail, Contacts, Calendars; 15.10 Phone; 15.11 Safari; 15.12 Messages; 15.13 iPod; 15.14 Photos; 15.15 Store; 15.16 App Preferences; Part 5: Appendixes; Setup and Signup; Activation; AT&T Fringe Cases; Upgrading an Older iPhone; Accessorizing the iPhone; Proper Shopping for the iPhone; Protecting Your iPhone; Making the iPhone Heard; Power to the iPhone; Snap-On Accessories; Double-Dipping: iPod Accessories; Troubleshooting and Maintenance; First Rule: Install the Updates; Reset: Six Degrees of Desperation; iPhone Doesn't Turn On; Doesn't Show Up in iTunes; Phone and Internet Problems; Email Problems; Problems That Aren't Really Problems; iPod Problems; Warranty and Repair; Where to Go From Here;