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With the iOS5 software and the new iPhone 4S device, Apple has another world-class hit on its hands. This sleek, highly refined pocket computer comes with everything—cellphone, iPod, Internet, camcorder—except a printed manual. Fortunately, David Pogue is back with the latest edition of his witty, crystal-clear, colorful guide: the world's most popular iPhone book.
- Use it as a phone. Learn the basics as well as time-saving tricks and tips for contact searching by voice, texting, and more.
- Manage your stuff in the cloud. Sync and back up your contacts and media across all of your devices with iCloud.
- Get things done. Ask Siri to send reminders, place calls, and more.
- Master notifications. Use the Notification Center to find missed messages, calendar invitations, friend requests, and more.
- Connect with other iPhone owners. Send unlimited iMessages to friends, family, and colleagues who are also running iOS5.
- 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.
Whether you have a brand-new iPhone or want to update an earlier model with the iOS5 software, this beautiful full-color book is the best, most objective resource available.
About the Author
David Pogue, Yale '85, is the weekly personal-technology columnist for the New York Times and an Emmy award-winning tech correspondent for CBS News. His funny tech videos appear weekly on CNBC. And with 3 million books in print, he is also one of the world's bestselling how- to authors. In 1999, he launched his own series of amusing, practical, and user-friendly computer books called Missing Manuals, which now includes 100 titles.
Table of Contents
The Missing Credits; Acknowledgments; The Missing Manual Series; Introduction; About the iPhone; About the Carriers; About This Book; Part 1: The iPhone as Phone; Chapter 1: The Guided Tour; 1.1 Sleep Switch (On/Off); 1.2 Home Button; 1.3 Screen; 1.4 Cameras and Flash; 1.5 Sensors; 1.6 Headphone Jack; 1.7 Silencer Switch, Volume Keys; 1.8 SIM Card Slot; 1.9 Microphone, Speakerphone, Connector; 1.10 Antenna Band; 1.11 In the Box; 1.12 Seven Basic Finger Techniques; 1.13 Charging the iPhone; 1.14 Battery Life Tips; 1.15 The Home Screen; 1.16 Notifications; Chapter 2: Typing, Editing and Searching; 2.1 The Keyboard; 2.2 Connecting a Real Keyboard; 2.3 Cut, Copy, Paste; 2.4 The Definitions Dictionary; 2.5 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 Answering Calls; 3.7 Fun with Phone Calls; 3.8 FaceTime; Chapter 4: Speech Recognition--and Siri; 4.1 Voice Control (iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4); 4.2 iPhone 4S: Speak to Type; 4.3 iPhone 4S: Siri; 4.4 Advanced Siri; Chapter 5: Voicemail, Texting and Other Phone Tricks; 5.1 Visual Voicemail; 5.2 Text Messages (SMS); 5.3 iMessages; 5.4 More Free Text Messages; 5.5 Chat Programs; 5.6 Call Waiting; 5.7 Call Forwarding; 5.8 Caller ID; 5.9 Bluetooth Earpieces and Car Kits; 5.10 Custom Ringtones; 5.11 GarageBand Ringtones; 5.12 Talking Buttons--and Accessibility; Part 2: Pix, Flix and Apps; Chapter 6: The iPhone as iPod; 6.1 List Land; 6.2 Playlists; 6.3 Genius; 6.4 Artists, Songs, Albums...; 6.5 Cover Flow; 6.6 The Now Playing Screen (Music); 6.7 Controlling Playback (Music); 6.8 Multi(music)tasking; 6.9 Bluetooth Stereo Headphones; 6.10 Familiar iPod Features; 6.11 The iTunes Store; 6.12 The Videos App; Chapter 7: Taking Photos, Shooting Video; 7.1 Taking Still Photos; 7.2 Recording Video; 7.3 Capturing the Screen; 7.4 Photo Stream; 7.5 Opening Photos; 7.6 Editing Photos; 7.7 Printing Photos; 7.8 Photo Wallpaper; 7.9 Three Ways to Send Photos or Videos; 7.10 Headshots for Contacts; 7.11 Geotagging; Chapter 8: All About Apps; 8.1 Welcome to App Heaven; 8.2 Two Ways to the App Store; 8.3 Organizing Your Apps; 8.4 Folders; 8.5 App Preferences; 8.6 App Updates; 8.7 How to Find Good Apps; 8.8 Multitasking; 8.9 AirPrint: Printing from the Phone; 8.10 Troubleshooting Apps; Chapter 9: The Built-In Apps; 9.1 Calculator; 9.2 Calendar; 9.3 Clock; 9.4 Compass; 9.5 Find My Friends; 9.6 Game Center; 9.7 iBooks; 9.8 Maps; 9.9 Newsstand; 9.10 Notes; 9.11 Reminders; 9.12 Stocks; 9.13 Voice Memos; 9.14 Weather; 9.15 YouTube; Part 3: The iPhone Online; Chapter 10: Getting Online; 10.1 A Tale of Three Networks; 10.2 Sequence of Connections; 10.3 The List of Hotspots; 10.4 Commercial Hotspots; 10.5 How to Turn Off 3G (AT&T iPhones); 10.6 Airplane Mode and WiFi Off Mode; 10.7 Personal Hotspot (Tethering); 10.8 Twitter; Chapter 11: The Web; 11.1 Safari Tour; 11.2 Zooming and Scrolling; 11.3 The Address Bar; 11.4 Bookmarks; 11.5 The Reading List; 11.6 Web Clips; 11.7 The History List; 11.8 Tapping Links; 11.9 Saving Graphics; 11.10 AutoFill; 11.11 Searching the Web; 11.12 Manipulating Multiple Pages; 11.13 Reader; 11.14 Audio and Video on the Web; 11.15 RSS: The Missing Manual; 11.16 Web Security; 11.17 Web Applications; Chapter 12: Email; 12.1 Setting Up Your Account; 12.2 The "Two-Mailbox Problem"; 12.3 Downloading Mail; 12.4 What to Do with a Message; 12.5 Writing Messages; 12.6 Surviving Email Overload; Part 4: Connections; Chapter 13: Syncing with iTunes; 13.1 The iTunes Window: What's Where; 13.2 Five Ways to Get Music and Video; 13.3 Playlists; 13.4 Authorizing Computers; 13.5 TV, Movies, and Movie Rentals; 13.6 Automatic Syncing--with a Cable; 13.7 12 Tabs to Glory; 13.8 Info Tab (Contacts, Calendars, Settings); 13.9 The Apps Tab; 13.10 The Tones Tab; 13.11 The Music Tab; 13.12 The Movies and TV Shows Tabs; 13.13 The Podcasts and iTunes U Tabs; 13.14 The Books Tab; 13.15 The Photos Tab (Computer→iPhone); 13.16 One iPhone, Multiple Computers; 13.17 One Computer, Multiple iPhones; 13.18 One-Way Emergency Sync; 13.19 WiFi Sync; 13.20 Backing Up the iPhone; Chapter 14: iCloud; 14.1 What iCloud Giveth; 14.2 iCloud Sync; 14.3 Photo Stream; 14.4 Find My iPhone; 14.5 Email; 14.6 Video, Music, Apps: Locker in the Sky; 14.7 iTunes Match; 14.8 The Price of Free; Chapter 15: The Corporate iPhone; 15.1 The Perks; 15.2 Setup; 15.3 Exchange + Your Stuff; 15.4 A Word on Troubleshooting; 15.5 Virtual Private Networking (VPN); Chapter 16: Settings; 16.1 Airplane Mode; 16.2 WiFi; 16.3 Carrier; 16.4 Notifications; 16.5 Location Services; 16.6 Sounds; 16.7 Brightness; 16.8 Wallpaper; 16.9 General; 16.10 iCloud; 16.11 Mail, Contacts, Calendars; 16.12 Twitter; 16.13 Phone; 16.14 FaceTime; 16.15 Safari; 16.16 Messages; 16.17 Music; 16.18 Video; 16.19 Photos; 16.20 Notes; 16.21 Store; 16.22 App Preferences; Part 5: Appendixes; Signup and Setup; Buying a New iPhone; A New iPhone: "PC-Free" Setup; Upgrading an Older iPhone to iOS 5; Software Updates; Accessorizing the iPhone; Proper Shopping for the iPhone; Protecting Your iPhone; Making the iPhone Heard; Power to the iPhone; Health and Fitness; Snap-On Accessories; Video Output; 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; The Battery Replacement Program; Where to Go from Here;