Synopses & Reviews
With the iOS 8.1 software and the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Apple has taken its flagship products into new realms of power and beauty. The modern iPhone comes with everything—camera, music player, Internet, flashlight—except a printed manual. Fortunately, David Pogue is back with this expanded edition of his witty, full-color guide: the worlds most popular iPhone book.
- The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. This book unearths all the secrets of the newest iPhones. Bigger screens, faster chips, astonishing cameras, WiFi calling, Apple Pay, crazy thin.
- The iOS 8.1 software. Older iPhone models gain predictive typing, iCloud Drive, Family Sharing, "Hey Siri," the Health app, and about 195 more new features. Its all here, in these pages.
- The apps. That catalog of 1.3 million add-on programs makes the iPhones phone features almost secondary. Now youll know how to find, exploit, and troubleshoot those apps.
The iPhone may be the worlds coolest computer, but its still a computer, with all of a computers complexities. iPhone: The Missing Manual is a funny, gorgeously illustrated guide to the tips, shortcuts, and workarounds that will turn you, too, into an iPhone master.
With iPhone and iOS 8, Apple has another winning combination. This sleek, highly refined pocket computer comes with everything: cellphone, iPod, Internet, and camcorder all rolled into one. Everything except a printed manual, that is. Fortunately, David Pogue is back with this expanded edition of his witty, full-color guide: the worlds most popular iPhone book.
- Learn how to sync and work on any file anywhere, on any device, with iCloud Drive
- Use Family Sharing to circulate your calendars, photos, iBooks, and iTunes and App Store purchases with those closest to you
- Track your activity, heart rate, and other fitness information with Health
- Connect to your other iOS devices and Mac like never before with Handoff, Messages, and Instant Hotspot
The iPhone may be the worlds coolest computer, but its still a computer, with all of a computers complexities. iPhone: The Missing Manual is a funny, gorgeously illustrated guide to the tips, shortcuts, and workarounds that will turn you, too, into an iPhone addict.
About the Author
David Pogue is the anchor columnist for Yahoo Tech, having been groomed for the position by 13 years as the tech columnist for the New York Times. Hes also a monthly columnist for Scientific American, host of science shows on PBSs “NOVA,” and two-time Emmy-winning correspondent for “CBS Sunday Morning.” With over 3 million books in print, David is one of the world's bestselling how-to authors. He wrote or co-wrote seven books in the "for Dummies" series (including Macs, Magic, Opera, and Classical Music); in 1999, he launched his own series of complete, funny computer books called the Missing Manual series, which now includes 120 titles.
Table of Contents
The Missing Credits; Acknowledgments; The Missing Manual Series; Introduction; About the iPhone; About This Book; iPhone 6 and 6 Plus: What's New; What's New in iOS 8; Part 1: The iPhone as Phone; Chapter 1: The Guided Tour; 1.1 Sleep Switch (On/Off); 1.2 The Lock Screen; 1.3 Home Button; 1.4 Silencer Switch, Volume Keys; 1.5 Screen; 1.6 Cameras and Flash; 1.7 Sensors; 1.8 SIM Card Slot; 1.9 Headphone Jack; 1.10 Microphone, Speakerphone; 1.11 The Charge/Sync Connector; 1.12 Antenna Band; 1.13 In the Box; 1.14 Seven Basic Finger Techniques; 1.15 Charging the iPhone; 1.16 Battery Life Tips; 1.17 The Home Screen; 1.18 Control Center; 1.19 Notifications; 1.20 Password (or Fingerprint) Protection; Chapter 2: Typing, Editing and Searching; 2.1 The Keyboard; 2.2 Dictation; 2.3 Cut, Copy, Paste; 2.4 The Definitions Dictionary; 2.5 Speak!; 2.6 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 Contacts; 3.5 The Keypad; 3.6 Answering Calls; 3.7 Not Answering Calls; 3.8 Do Not Disturb; 3.9 Fun with Phone Calls; 3.10 Custom Ringtones; 3.11 FaceTime Video Calls; 3.12 FaceTime Audio Calls; Chapter 4: Siri Voice Command; 4.1 Siri Voice Command; 4.2 How to Use Siri; 4.3 How to Use "Hey, Siri"; 4.4 What to Say to Siri; 4.5 Advanced Siri; Chapter 5: Voicemail, Texting and Bluetooth; 5.1 Visual Voicemail; 5.2 Text Messages (SMS); 5.3 iMessages; 5.4 Instant Audio, Video, and Photos; 5.5 Text Messages: Details and Misc.; 5.6 Free Text Messages; 5.7 Chat Programs; 5.8 Call Waiting; 5.9 Call Forwarding; 5.10 Caller ID; 5.11 Bluetooth Accessories; Chapter 6: Large Type, Kid Mode and Accessibility; 6.1 VoiceOver; 6.2 Zooming; 6.3 Invert Colors and Grayscale; 6.4 Speech; 6.5 How to De-Sparsify iOS 8's Design; 6.6 Hearing Assistance; 6.7 Media (Subtitle Options); 6.8 Guided Access (Kiosk Mode); 6.9 Switch Control; 6.10 AssistiveTouch; 6.11 Call Audio Routing; 6.12 Home-Click Speed; 6.13 Accessibility Shortcut; Part 2: Pix, Flix, and Apps; Chapter 7: Music; 7.1 iTunes Radio; 7.2 Playlists; 7.3 Genius Playlists; 7.4 Artists, Songs...; 7.5 The Album Mosaic; 7.6 Playback Control: Now Playing; 7.7 Multi(music)tasking; 7.8 Speakers and Headphones; 7.9 Familiar iPod Features; 7.10 The iTunes Store; 7.11 The Videos App; Chapter 8: Camera, Photos and Video; 8.1 The Camera App; 8.2 Photo Mode; 8.3 Square Mode; 8.4 Pano Mode; 8.5 Video Mode; 8.6 Slo-Mo Mode; 8.7 Time-Lapse Mode; 8.8 Trimming a Video; 8.9 Editing Photos; 8.10 The Photos App; 8.11 753 Ways to Use Photos and Videos; 8.12 My Photo Stream; 8.13 iCloud Photo Sharing; 8.14 iCloud Photo Library; 8.15 Geotagging; 8.16 Capturing the Screen; Chapter 9: All About Apps; 9.1 Two Ways to the App Store; 9.2 Organizing Your Apps; 9.3 Folders; 9.4 App Preferences; 9.5 App Updates; 9.6 How to Find Good Apps; 9.7 The App Switcher; 9.8 AirPrint: Printing from the Phone; 9.9 The Share Sheet; 9.10 AirDrop; 9.11 iCloud Drive; Chapter 10: The Built-In Apps; 10.1 Calculator; 10.2 Calendar; 10.3 Clock; 10.4 Compass; 10.5 Game Center; 10.6 Health; 10.7 iBooks; 10.8 Maps; 10.9 Newsstand; 10.10 Notes; 10.11 Passbook; 10.12 Podcasts; 10.13 Reminders; 10.14 Stocks; 10.15 Tips; 10.16 Voice Memos; 10.17 Weather; 10.18 More Standard Apps; Part 3: The iPhone Online; Chapter 11: Getting Online; 11.1 Cellular Networks; 11.2 WiFi Hotspots; 11.3 Airplane Mode and WiFi Off Mode; 11.4 Personal Hotspot (Tethering); 11.5 Twitter and Facebook; Chapter 12: The Web; 12.1 Safari Tour; 12.2 Zooming and Scrolling; 12.3 Full-Screen Mode; 12.4 Typing a Web Address; 12.5 Searching in Safari; 12.6 Bookmarks; 12.7 The Reading List; 12.8 Shared Links ( ); 12.9 Web Clips; 12.10 The History List; 12.11 Tapping Links; 12.12 Saving Graphics; 12.13 Saved Passwords and Credit Cards; 12.14 Manipulating Multiple Pages; 12.15 The Favorites Page; 12.16 Reader View; 12.17 Open the Full Site; 12.18 Web Security; Chapter 13: Email; 13.1 Setting Up Your Account; 13.2 Downloading Mail; 13.3 VIPs and Flagged Messages; 13.4 What to Do with a Message; 13.5 Writing Messages; 13.6 Surviving Email Overload; Part 4: Connections; Chapter 14: Syncing with iTunes; 14.1 The Three Faces of iTunes; 14.2 Your Stuff; 14.3 iTunes Store; 14.4 Syncing the iPhone; 14.5 iTunes Tabs; 14.6 Summary Tab; 14.7 Apps Tab; 14.8 Music Tab; 14.9 Movies and TV Shows Tabs; 14.10 Podcasts Tab; 14.11 Books Tab; 14.12 Tones Tab; 14.13 Photos Tab (Computer→iPhone); 14.14 Info Tab; 14.15 On My Device; 14.16 One iPhone, Multiple Computers; 14.17 One Computer, Multiple iPhones; 14.18 Backing Up the iPhone; Chapter 15: iCloud; 15.1 What iCloud Giveth; 15.2 iCloud Sync; 15.3 Photo Stream, Photo Sharing; 15.4 Find My iPhone; 15.5 Email; 15.6 Video, Music, Apps: Locker in the Sky; 15.7 iTunes Match; 15.8 The Price of Free; 15.9 Apple Pay (iPhone 6, 6 Plus); 15.10 Family Sharing; Chapter 16: Continuity: iPhone Meets Mac; 16.1 Mac as Speakerphone; 16.2 Texting from the Mac; 16.3 Instant Hotspot; 16.4 Handoff; 16.5 AirDrop; Chapter 17: The Corporate iPhone; 17.1 The Perks; 17.2 Setup; 17.3 Exchange + Your Stuff; 17.4 A Word on Troubleshooting; 17.5 Virtual Private Networking (VPN); Chapter 18: Settings; 18.1 Two Settings Tricks; 18.2 Airplane Mode; 18.3 WiFi; 18.4 Carrier; 18.5 Bluetooth; 18.6 Cellular; 18.7 VPN; 18.8 Personal Hotspot; 18.9 Notifications; 18.10 Control Center; 18.11 Do Not Disturb; 18.12 General; 18.13 Display and Brightness; 18.14 Wallpaper; 18.15 Sounds; 18.16 Touch ID and Passcode; 18.17 Privacy; 18.18 iCloud; 18.19 iTunes and App Store; 18.20 Mail, Contacts, Calendars; 18.21 Notes; 18.22 Reminders; 18.23 Phone; 18.24 Messages; 18.25 FaceTime; 18.26 Maps; 18.27 Compass; 18.28 Safari; 18.29 Music; 18.30 Videos; 18.31 Photos and Camera; 18.32 iBooks; 18.33 Podcasts; 18.34 Game Center; 18.35 Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Vimeo; 18.36 App Preferences; Part 5: Appendixes; Signup and Setup; Buying a New iPhone; Setting Up a New Phone; Upgrading an iPhone to iOS 8; Software Updates; Restrictions and Parental Controls; Cases and Accessories; Troubleshooting and Maintenance; First Rule: Install the Updates; Seven Ways to Reset the Phone; iPhone Doesn't Turn On; Battery Life Is Terrible; Out of Space; Phone and Internet Problems; Warranty and Repair; The Battery Replacement Program; What to Do about a Cracked Screen; Where to Go from Here;