iPhone For Dummies

iPhone For Dummies

Edward C. Baig, Bob LeVitus

Language: English

Pages: 396

ISBN: 1118690834

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.

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Ask to Buy so that you can approve (or deny) any purchase or download requests from other members of your clan. When Family Sharing has been implemented, you can all share a calendar, photos, reminders, and your respective locations. Family Sharing may also help find a missing device through Find My iPhone. Should you leave Family Sharing, your account is removed from the group and you can no longer share content with everybody else. You won’t be able to use DRM-protected music, movies, TV

more storage space. Songs that you buy at the iTunes Store or on Amazon, for example, have bit rates of around 256 Kbps. A 4-minute song with a 256 Kbps bit rate is around 8MB; convert the song to 128 Kbps AAC and it becomes roughly half that size (that is, around 4MB) while sounding almost as good. Most people don’t notice much (if any) difference in audio quality when listening to music on typical consumer audio gear. So unless you expect to hook your iPhone up to a great pre-amp, amplifier,

chat to computers and certain other mobile phones, it took awhile before video calling started to go Main Street. With FaceTime, Apple is doing as much as any outfit this side of Microsoft-owned Skype to make video calling a more regular occurrence. Don’t take our word for it; give FaceTime a try. Sorry, but we’re going to leave you hanging until the end of the chapter to figure out how to do that. (Trust us — giving FaceTime a whirl isn’t hard.) In the meantime, we present more conventional

opened the elegant box that the iPhone came in. But if you didn’t, here’s what you can expect to find inside: EarPod: Use it for music, videos, and, yes, phone calls. Lightning–to–USB cable: Use this handy cable to sync or charge your iPhone. You can plug the USB connector into your PC or Macintosh to sync or into the included USB power adapter. By the way, if you prefer to have your iPhone standing up on your desk while you charge or sync it, as we do, check out one of the optional

to the left on an item, a Delete button is summoned. But another button appears right next to it, labeled More. Tap More to display a Details screen. You can get to this same screen when you tap a reminder and then tap the i-in-a-circle. From here, you are presented with several choices: You can tap the name of the item in the list to rename it. You can assign a priority to the reminder (using one, two, or three exclamation marks for emphasis). You can add notes to the task (“When you get milk,

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