iPhone For Dummies
Edward C. Baig, Bob LeVitus
Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub
The perennial bestseller returns to answer all your iPhone questions!
Updated and revised, this full-color bestseller is back to cover the latest iPhone models and iOS features. Veteran Dummies authors and Mac gurus Edward C. Baig and Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus share their iPhone insights to help you make the most of your device. From making calls to multitasking, sharing photos to scheduling appointments, reading e-mails to recording HD videos, and all the essentials in between, you'll be swiping around your smartphone with their friendly and helpful advice. Plus, you'll also see the fun side of your phone with tips on listening to music, video-chatting with FaceTime, watching your favorite TV shows, challenging yourself with games, downloading the latest apps,and more.
- Fully updated to cover the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, and iOS 7!
- Introduces you to the multitouch interface, working in the iCloud, making and receiving phone calls, FaceTime video calling, texting, browsing the Internet, and more
- Explains setting up iTunes, catching up on movies and TV shows, taking stunning photos, and listening to your favorite music
- Helps you get organized with the calendar and Reminders features, keep on top of the latest news with Notification Center, and communicate with Siri, your voice-activated virtual assistant
- Walks you through connecting wirelessly, sending and receiving e-mails, getting directions from the all new Maps app, protecting your information, and troubleshooting
iPhone For Dummies, 7th Edition is your guide to becoming best buddies with your incredible iPhone.
click Ratings and Reviews (above the screenshots of the app), you find a series of reviews by the folks who own the app. Each review includes a star rating, from zero to five; if an app is rated four or higher, it’s probably well liked by people who own it. The star rating and number of reviews also appear on the left side of the details screen (four and a half stars; 218 reviews for Real Racing 3). Downloading an app to your computer Downloading an app is simple. When you find an app you want
to Apple for repairs, as described in the next section). First, Apple offers an excellent set of support resources on its website at www.apple.com/support/iphone. You can browse support issues by category, search for a problem by keyword, or even get personalized help by phone, as shown in Figure 16-1. Figure 16-1: The Apple iPhone support pages offer several kinds of helpful information. While you’re visiting the Apple support pages, check out the discussion communities at
built-in cameras. Weather: This app monitors the six-day weather forecast for as many cities as you like. Clock: This program lets you see the current time in as many cities as you like, set one or more alarms for yourself, and use your iPhone as a stopwatch or a countdown timer. Maps: This app is among our favorites. View street maps or satellite imagery of locations around the globe, or ask for driving, walking, or public transportation directions, traffic conditions, or even the location of
Settings⇒Mail, Contacts, Calendars⇒Signature. (You may need to scroll down to see the Signature option.) The default signature is Sent from my iPhone. You can add text before or after it, or delete it and type something else, keeping your signature no longer than four lines max if you want to follow the unwritten rules of netiquette. Your signature is now affixed to the end of all your outgoing email. You can also assign different signatures to each of your mail accounts, a useful feature if you
develops a quick case of selective amnesia. If you haven’t yet selected a given Wi-Fi network, you’ll see the option to Join Network instead Forget This Network. In some instances, you have to supply other technical information about a network you hope to glom on to. You encounter a bunch of nasty-sounding terms: DHCP, BootP, Static, IP address, Subnet Mask, Router, DNS, Search Domains, Client ID, and HTTP Proxy. Chances are that none of this info is on the tip of your tongue — but that’s okay.