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Apple Watch For Dummies By Marc Saltzman

Apple Watch For Dummies by Marc Saltzman

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Apple Watch For Dummies by Marc Saltzman

Explore the vast yet compact world on your wrist! So you've bought an Apple Watch and you've been having a really great time talking to your wrist, but now you're wondering what other sorts of fun trouble you can find. For that, the updated edition of Apple Watch For Dummies is your perfect guide, providing a friendly overview of the latest series of Apple Watches on the new OS. Whatever you want to achieve-peak health via sleep-tracking and an app-based fitness plan, the ability to navigate your way out of a scary forest at night using the GPS and torch functions, or just a convenient method of finding your iPhone-everything you need to know about the amazing device on your wrist is right here at your fingertips. Marc Saltzman-journalist, lecturer, TV personality, and host of "Gear Guide," a tech-focused video that reaches 60 million viewers a year-expertly guides you through the wrist-based virtual world opened up by Apple's compact wonder-gadget, taking you from the basics of the interface and buttons, through to practical applications like Apple Pay, and then on to the nifty stuff, like chatting to friends on Walkie Talkie, checking your blood oxygen levels, or unlocking your hotel room door with a casual flick of your wrist. Get au fait with display and buttons Keep in touch via calls, texts, and more Manage your media, finances, health, work, and more Dive into the wonderful world of apps Whatever it is you think you'll use your Apple Watch for, you'll end up doing much, much more.

About Marc Saltzman

Marc Saltzman is a freelance journalist, author, lecturer, and consultant as well as a radio and TV personality. He writes for both and, and hosts Gear Guide, a tech-focused video spot seen by more than 60 million viewers each year. Marc has appeared on The Today Show, Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, and others.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1 About This Book 1 How to Use This Book 2 Foolish Assumptions 4 Icons Used in This Book 4 Beyond This Book 5 Where to Go from Here 6 Part 1: Getting to Know Apple Watch 7 Chapter 1: Watch This: Introducing Apple Watch 9 Exploring the Different Apple Watch Collections 10 Figuring Out What Apple Watch Can Do 12 Determining What You Need for Your Apple Watch 19 Getting to Know the Apple Watch Home Screen 21 Learning about Apple Watch's Parts 25 Using Apple Watch's Touchscreen 28 Understanding Apple Watch's Wireless Functions and Internal Sensors 28 Tapping with Apple Watch's Haptic Feedback 32 Chapter 2: Time Out: Setting Up Your Apple Watch 35 Setting Up Apple Watch 36 Understanding the Home Screen 52 Maintaining Your Apple Watch 54 Taking Advantage of Accessibility Features 59 Chapter 3: Control Freak: Mastering Apple Watch's Interface and Apps 63 Handling Apple Watch's Controls 64 Going Hands-Free with Siri 69 Vibrating Along with Apple Watch's Tactile Feedback 70 Using Control Center, Dock, and Notifications 71 Looking at Apple Watch's Built-In Apps 75 Part 2: Just the Tasks, Ma'am! 91 Chapter 4: It's about Time: Learning How to Set Watch Faces, Alarms, Timers, and More 93 Looking at the Built-In Watch Faces 94 Choosing from the Various Watch Faces 123 Differentiating between Customizations and Complications 126 Accessing Time on Apple Watch 130 Accessing World Time 131 Taking Control: Alarms, Stopwatches, and Timers - Oh My! 132 Chapter 5: Keep in Touch: Using Apple Watch for Calls, Messages, Texts, Walkie-Talkie, Emails, and More 139 Accepting and Placing a Call on Apple Watch 140 Handing Off a Call to Your iPhone or via Bluetooth 146 Making Apple Watch Calls over Wi-Fi 147 Receiving and Sending Messages 149 Sending Stickers, Taps, Kisses, Heartbeats, and More 160 Enabling and Using the Walkie-Talkie Feature 167 Sending, Receiving, and Managing Emails on Apple Watch 170 Chapter 6: In the Know: Staying Informed with Apple Watch 177 Accessing Real-Time Weather, UV (UV) Index, and Wind Speed 178 Following Stock Information and Much More 182 Using Dock on Apple Watch 185 Mastering Notifications on Apple Watch 187 Accessing Your Calendar on Apple Watch 191 Setting Reminders on Apple Watch 197 Accessing Apple Watch's Integrated Calculator 198 Creating and Listening to Voice Memos 199 Navigating the Maps App 200 Using the Compass 205 Part 3: It's All in the Wrist 209 Chapter 7: Siri Supersized: Gaining the Most from Your Personal Assistant 211 Setting Up Siri on Your Apple Watch 212 What Are Siri Shortcuts? 217 Trying Other Tasks with Siri 227 Extending the Fun (and Silly) Ways to Interact with Siri 229 Chapter 8: Fitness Fun and Happy Health: Apple Watch is Your Workout Buddy and Digital Doctor 231 Tracking Your Fitness with Apple Watch 232 Getting Up and Running with the Activity App 233 Understanding the Workout App 241 Personalizing Reminders, Feedback, and Achievements 247 Using the Fitness App on Your iPhone 250 Checking Activity Trends 252 Learning to Use (and Love) the Breathe App 253 Cycle Tracking 256 Hearing Health: Using the Noise app 258 Advanced Health Help: Heart Rate, ECG, and Blood O2 Monitoring 258 Advanced Health Help: Medical ID, Fall Detection, and SOS calling 266 Chapter 9: Mucho Media: Managing Your Music, Movies, Apple TV, and More 275 Using Apple Watch to Control Songs Stored on an iPhone 276 Having Siri Play Your Music 281 Pairing a Bluetooth Device with Apple Watch 282 Streaming Apple Music to Your Apple Watch 284 Syncing and Playing Music from Your Apple Watch 284 Removing Music from Your Apple Watch 287 Playing Podcasts, Audiobooks, and Radio Plays 288 Controlling Apple TV and iTunes with Your Apple Watch 295 Chapter 10: Pay for Play: Making Mobile Payments with Apple Watch 299 Apple Watch and Security 300 Setting Up Apple Pay on iPhone 301 Setting Up Apple Pay on Apple Watch 303 Using Apple Pay with Your Apple Watch 304 Paying without a Nearby iPhone 306 Looking at the Wallet App 308 Using Apple Pay Cash on Apple Watch 313 Using Apple Watch for Other Deals and Rewards 317 Part 4: More Apple Watch Tips and Tricks 319 Chapter 11: App It Up: Customizing Apple Watch with Awesome Apps and More 321 Downloading Apps for Apple Watch 322 Adjusting Settings in the Companion Apple Watch App on Your iPhone 327 Twenty Recommended Third-Party Apple Watch Apps 333 Chapter 12: Extra! Extra! Having Fun with Apple Watch 341 Copying Photos to Apple Watch 342 Launching Photos on Apple Watch 344 Discovering the Camera App 346 Finding Friends with the Find People App 349 Examining a Batch of Apple Watch Games 350 Part 5: The Part of Tens 359 Chapter 13: Ten Cool Things to Do with Your Apple Watch 361 Activity 362 Apple Pay 364 Hotel Key 364 Walkie-Talkie 365 Music Playback 366 Maps 367 Digital Touch 367 Siri 369 Watches and Watch Faces 370 Gaming 372 Index 375

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Apple Watch For Dummies by Marc Saltzman
John Wiley & Sons Inc
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