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My iPhone: Covers all iPhones running iOS 11 by Brad Miser

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPhone images that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into iPhone problems or limitations. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your iPhone. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPhone working just the way you want. The tasks include how to: Connect to the Internet, Bluetooth devices, Wi-Fi networks, and other iPhones, iPod touches, and iPads; take advantage of AirDrop to instantly share with other iOS and Mac users around you Use Siri to get information, write texts and emails, set reminders/appointments, and more just by speaking to your iPhone Customize your iPhone with folders, wallpaper, ringtones, and much more Use iCloud, Exchange, Google, and other cloud services to keep consistent calendar, contact, and other information on all your devices Communicate via phone, FaceTime, conference calls, text, email, and more Make your text messages come alive by adding Digital Touches and effects and sharing photos and video Get the most out of Safari to browse the Web and Mail to manage all of your email from one Inbox Listen to music, use the Wallet to manage boarding passes and loyalty cards; pay for purchases safely and securely with Apple Pay; and use other great iPhone apps Capture and edit photos and video; use great camera features such as burst, timed and time-lapse video, slow-motion video, and Live Photos View your photos in memories and use them for wallpaper and for your contacts or share them via email, AirDrop, or texts; use iCloud to automatically save and share your photos Find, download, install, and use awesome iPhone apps

About Brad Miser

Brad Miser has written extensively about technology, with his favorite topics being the amazing "i" devices, especially the iPhone, that make it possible to take our lives with us while we are on the move. In addition to My iPhone, Eleventh Edition, Brad has written many other books, including My iPhone for Seniors, Fourth Edition. He has also been an author, development editor, or technical editor for more than 50 other titles. Brad is or has been a sales support specialist, the director of product and customer services, and the manager of education and support services for several software development companies. Previously, he was the lead proposal specialist for an aircraft engine manufacturer, a development editor for a computer book publisher, and a civilian aviation test officer/engineer for the U.S. Army. Brad holds a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo and has received advanced education in maintainability engineering, business, and other topics. Brad would love to hear about your experiences with this book (the good, the bad, and the ugly). You can write to him at bradmiser@icloud.com.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Started with Your iPhone 3 Getting to Know Your iPhone's External Features..................................................3 Getting to Know Your iPhone's Software........................................................................7 Using Your Fingers to Control Your iPhone..........................................................7 Going Home.....................................................................................................................................7 Touching the iPhone's Screen...........................................................................................8 Working with iPhone Apps............................................................................................. 13 Using the Home Screens................................................................................................... 18 Using the iPhone Plus' Split-Screen......................................................................... 20 Working with the Control Center.............................................................................. 21 Working with the Notification Center................................................................... 23 Using Siri Suggestions......................................................................................................... 27 Using the Do Not Disturb Mode................................................................................ 28 Using Airplane Mode............................................................................................................ 29 Meeting Siri................................................................................................................................... 30 Understanding iPhone Status Icons....................................................................... 32 Turning Your iPhone Off or On.................................................................................... 33 Sleeping/Locking and Waking/Unlocking Your iPhone........................ 34 Working with Touch ID or Face ID............................................................................. 37 Setting Volume........................................................................................................................... 38 Chapter 2 Using Your iPhone's Core Features 41 Working with the Settings App........................................................................................... 42 Using the Settings App on Any iPhone............................................................... 42 Searching for Settings......................................................................................................... 43 Using the Settings App on an iPhone Plus....................................................... 44 Connecting to the Internet Using Wi-Fi Networks............................................. 45 Connecting to Open Wi-Fi Networks..................................................................... 46 Connecting to Public Wi-Fi Networks.................................................................... 49 Disabling Automatic Prompting................................................................................ 52 Forgetting Wi-Fi Networks............................................................................................... 53 Connecting to the Internet Using Cellular Data Networks........................ 54 Configuring Cellular Data Use...................................................................................... 57 Working with Text............................................................................................................................ 62 Working with Predictive Text........................................................................................ 62 Working with Keyboards................................................................................................... 63 Using Emojis................................................................................................................................. 65 Correcting Spelling as You Type................................................................................. 67 Editing Text.................................................................................................................................... 69 Selecting, Copying, Cutting, or Pasting Text................................................... 69 Correcting Spelling After You've Typed............................................................... 72 Dictating Text............................................................................................................................... 73 Drawing in Text.......................................................................................................................... 75 Using Widgets..................................................................................................................................... 76 Searching on Your iPhone........................................................................................................ 79 Working with Siri Suggestions............................................................................................. 82 Working with Notifications..................................................................................................... 83 Working with Visual Notifications............................................................................. 84 Working with Other Types of Notifications...................................................... 87 Printing from Your iPhone........................................................................................................ 87 Chapter 3 Setting Up and Using an Apple ID, iCloud, and Other Online Accounts 91 Configuring an Apple ID............................................................................................................ 92 Obtaining an Apple ID........................................................................................................ 93 Signing In to Your Apple ID............................................................................................ 94 Changing the Personal Information Associated with Your Apple ID............. 96 Changing Your Apple ID's Password and Security Settings.................. 99 Changing Your Apple ID's Payment and Shipping Information...................100 Changing the Devices Using Your Apple ID.................................................102 Configuring and Using iCloud...........................................................................................103 Configuring iCloud to Store Photos.....................................................................105 Enabling iCloud to Store Information on the Cloud.............................107 Configuring Your iCloud Keychain........................................................................108 Configuring Your iCloud Backup.............................................................................110 Configuring iCloud Drive...............................................................................................111 Managing Your iCloud Storage................................................................................112 Setting Up Other Types of Online Accounts on Your iPhone.........................115 Configuring an Exchange Account.......................................................................115 Configuring a Google Account.................................................................................120 Configuring Other Types of Online Accounts.....................................................122 Setting Up an Online Account that Isn't Built In.......................................122 Setting How and When Your Accounts Are Updated...................................124 Configuring How New Data Is Retrieved for Your Accounts..........125 Chapter 4 Customizing How Your iPhone Works 129 Configuring Notifications......................................................................................................130 Scheduling Do Not Disturb..................................................................................................136 Configuring the Control Center.......................................................................................140 Configuring the Widget Center........................................................................................142 Setting Keyboard, Language, and Format Options........................................144 Setting Keyboard Preferences...................................................................................144 Creating and Working with Text Replacements........................................148 Setting Language and Region Preferences...................................................150 Setting Privacy and Location Services Preferences........................................154 Configuring Passcode, Touch ID, and Content Restrictions....................159 Configuring Your Passcode and Touch ID.......................................................160 Setting Restrictions for Content and Apps....................................................167 Customizing How Your iPhone Works with Apps............................................172 Configuring Your iPhone to Download and Maintain Apps..........172 Using the App Store App to Find and Install iPhone Apps.............174 Searching for Apps.....................................................................175 Browsing for Apps.................................................................................177 Downloading Apps...................................................................................179 Chapter 5 Customizing How Your iPhone Looks and Sounds 183 Customizing Your Home Screens....................................................................................183 Moving Icons Around Your Home Screens....................................................184 Creating Folders to Organize Apps on Your Home Screens...........186 Placing Icons in Existing Folders.............................................................................188 Configuring the Home Screen Dock...................................................................190 Deleting Icons..........................................................................................................................191 Setting the Screen's Brightness, Lock/Wake, Text, View, and Wallpaper Options..............192 Setting the Screen Brightness and Night Shift Using the Settings App..........194 Setting the Screen Brightness and Night Shift Using the Control Center..........195 Setting Auto-Lock and Raise to Wake................................................................197 Setting Text Size and Bold............................................................................................198 Setting Text Size Using the Control Center...................................................199 Choosing a View.....................................................................................................................200 Setting the Wallpaper on the Home and Lock Screens.....................203 Choosing the Sounds and Vibratory Feedback Your iPhone Uses.................207 Chapter 6 Managing Contacts 213 Setting Your Contacts Preferences................................................................................214 Creating Contacts on Your iPhone.................................................................................215 Creating New Contacts from Email......................................................................215 Creating Contacts Manually........................................................................................217 Working with Contacts on Your iPhone....................................................................223 Using the Contacts App..................................................................................................224 Accessing Contacts from Other Apps................................................................227 Managing Your Contacts on Your iPhone...............................................................229 Updating Contact Information.................................................................................230 Deleting Contacts.................................................................................................................232 Chapter 7 Communicating with the Phone and FaceTime Apps 235 Configuring Phone Settings................................................................................................235 Making Voice Calls........................................................................................................................238 Dialing with the Keypad.................................................................................................239 Dialing with Contacts........................................................................................................239 Dialing with Favorites.......................................................................................................241 Dialing with Recents..........................................................................................................242 Dialing from the FAVORITES Widget....................................................................243 Managing In-Process Voice Calls.....................................................................................244 Entering Numbers During a Call.............................................................................246 Making Conference Calls................................................................................................247 Using Another App During a Voice Call...........................................................251 Receiving Voice Calls..................................................................................................................251 Answering Calls......................................................................................................................252 Answering Calls During a Call...................................................................................254 Managing Voice Calls.................................................................................................................255 Clearing Recent Calls.........................................................................................................255 Adding Calling Information to Favorites.........................................................256 Using the iPhone's Headset for Calls...................................................................257 Using Visual Voicemail..............................................................................................................258 Recording a New Greeting...........................................................................................258 Listening to, Reading, and Managing Voicemails....................................260 Finding and Listening to Voicemails...................................................................261 Listening to and Managing Deleted Voicemails.......................................263 Communicating with FaceTime.......................................................................................265 Configuring FaceTime Settings................................................................................265 Making FaceTime Calls.....................................................................................................267 Receiving FaceTime Calls...............................................................................................270 Managing FaceTime Calls..............................................................................................271 Chapter 8 Sending, Receiving, and Managing Email 275 Configuring Email Accounts................................................................................................276 Setting Mail App Preferences.............................................................................................276 Working with Email.....................................................................................................................280 Receiving and Reading Email....................................................................................283 Receiving and Reading Email on an iPhone Plus ...................................288 Using 3D Touch for Email .............................................................................................290 Sending Email..........................................................................................................................292 Using Mail's Suggested Recipients........................................................................295 Replying to Email..................................................................................................................296 Forwarding Emails................................................................................................................297 Managing Email..............................................................................................................................299 Checking for New Email..................................................................................................299 Understanding the Status of Email.......................................................................300 Managing Email from the Message Screen...................................................300 Managing Email from an Inbox................................................................................301 Managing Multiple Emails at the Same Time..............................................304 Organizing Email from the Message Screen................................................305 Organizing Email from the Inbox...........................................................................307 Viewing Messages in a Mailbox...............................................................................308 Saving Images Attached to Email..........................................................................310 Filtering Email..........................................................................................................................311 Searching Your Email.........................................................................................................312 Working with VIPs.................................................................................................................314 Designating VIPs....................................................................................................................314 Accessing VIP Email.............................................................................................................314 Managing Junk Email........................................................................................................315 Marking Junk Email.............................................................................................................316 Chapter 9 Sending, Receiving, and Managing Texts and iMessages 319 Preparing the Messages App for Messaging........................................................320 Setting Your Text and iMessage Preferences...............................................320 Blocking People from Messaging or Texting You.....................................326 Sending Messages........................................................................................................................328 Creating a New Message and Conversation.................................................329 Sending Messages in an Existing Conversation........................................333 Applying Effects to Messages You Send..........................................................335 Including Photos or Video You've Recently Taken in Messages You Send....................336 Including Photos or Video Stored on Your iPhone in Messages You Send..................338 Taking Photos or Video and Sending Them in Messages.................340 Using Digital Touches in Messages You Send.............................................342 Adding Apps to Messages............................................................................................345 Managing Apps in Messages.....................................................................................346 Adding Content from Apps to Messages You Send..............................348 Including Instant Audio in Messages You Send........................................350 Adding Your Location to Messages You Send.............................................351 Using Quick Actions to Send Messages...........................................................352 Receiving, Reading, and Replying to Messages................................................353 Receiving Messages............................................................................................................353 Reading Messages...............................................................................................................355 Viewing Images or Video You Receive in Messages..............................357 Listening to Audio in Messages You Receive in Messages..............359 Replying to Messages from the Messages App........................................360 Replying to Messages from a Banner Alert...................................................361 Having a Messages Conversation..........................................................................362 Working with Messages..........................................................................................................363 Managing Messages Conversations....................................................................364 Receiving and Reading Messages on an iPhone Plus..........................367 Using 3D Touch for Messages....................................................................................368 Browsing Attachments to Conversations........................................................369 Working with Messages from People You Might Not Know..........371 Responding to a Message with Icons.................................................................373 Deleting Messages and Conversations.............................................................373 Deleting Conversations...................................................................................................375 Chapter 10 Managing Calendars 377 Setting Calendar, Date, and Time Preferences....................................................377 Working with Calendars..........................................................................................................380 Viewing Calendars and Events..................................................................................380 Navigating Calendars........................................................................................................384 Viewing Calendars...............................................................................................................384 Using 3D Touch for Events (iPhone 6s/6s Plus and Later)................389 Adding Events to a Calendar......................................................................................390 Using Quick Actions with the Calendar App (iPhone 6s/6s Plus and Later)............399 Searching Calendars...........................................................................................................399 Working with Invitations................................................................................................400 Sharing Calendars................................................................................................................404 Managing Calendars, Events, and Invitations.............................................406 Chapter 11 Working with Siri 409 Setting Up Siri..................................................................................................................................410 Understanding Siri's Personality......................................................................................412 Telling Siri What to Do......................................................................................................412 Working with Siri Suggestions..................................................................................417 Learning How to Use Siri by Example.........................................................................417 Using Siri to Make Voice Calls....................................................................................417 Composing New Email with Siri..............................................................................419 Replying to Emails with Siri.........................................................................................420 Having Messages Read to You..................................................................................422 Replying to Messages with Siri.................................................................................423 Sending New Messages with Siri............................................................................425 Using Siri to Create Events............................................................................................426 Using Siri to Create Reminders.................................................................................427 Using Siri to Get Information.....................................................................................429 Using Siri to Play Music....................................................................................................431 Using Siri to Get Directions..........................................................................................432 Using Siri to Open Apps..................................................................................................433 Using Siri to Translate........................................................................................................434 Using Dictation to Speak Text Instead of Typing..............................................435 Chapter 12 Surfing the Web 437 Setting Safari Preferences......................................................................................................437 Visiting Websites............................................................................................................................441 Using Bookmarks to Move to Websites............................................................441 Using Your Favorites to Move to Websites.....................................................444 Typing URLs to Move to Websites.........................................................................445 Using Your Browsing History to Move to Websites................................447 Viewing Websites..........................................................................................................................448 Working with Multiple Websites at the Same Time.......................................450 Opening New Pages in the Background..........................................................451 Opening New Pages in a New Tab........................................................................451 Using Tab View to Manage Open Web Pages..............................................452 Opening Web Pages That Are Open on Other Devices......................454 Searching the Web.......................................................................................................................455 Saving and Organizing Bookmarks...............................................................................456 Creating Bookmarks...........................................................................................................457 Organizing Bookmarks....................................................................................................459 Deleting Bookmarks or Folders of Bookmarks...........................................463 Using 3D Touch with Safari..................................................................................................463 Sharing Web Pages......................................................................................................................465 Emailing a Link to a Web Page..................................................................................466 Messaging a Web Page....................................................................................................467 Signing In to Websites Automatically.........................................................................468 Chapter 13 Taking Photos and Video with Your iPhone 471 Setting Camera Preferences................................................................................................473 Using the Camera App to Take Photos and Video with Your iPhone................474 Taking Photos...........................................................................................................................479 Taking Panoramic Photos..............................................................................................482 Taking Video..............................................................................................................................483 Taking Photos and Video from the Lock Screen.......................................484 Taking Photos and Video from the Control Center................................485 Taking Photos with Quick Actions (Models with 3D Touch)..........485 Scanning QR Codes.............................................................................................................486 Chapter 14 Viewing and Editing Photos and Video with the Photos App 491 Configuring Photos Settings...............................................................................................491 Viewing, Editing, and Working with Photos on Your iPhone.................493 Finding Photos to Work With by Browsing....................................................494 Finding Photos to Work With by Searching..................................................500 Viewing Photos Individually.......................................................................................502 Using 3D Touch with Photos......................................................................................505 Working with Memories.................................................................................................507 Watching and Changing a Memory's Slideshow.....................................510 Viewing a Memory's Photos........................................................................................512 Viewing a Memory's Photos by Place.................................................................513 Working with Burst Mode Photos..........................................................................517 Editing Photos..........................................................................................................................519 Enhancing Photos................................................................................................................520 Straightening, Rotating, and Cropping Photos.........................................521 Applying Filters to Photos.............................................................................................524 Removing Red-Eye from Photos.............................................................................525 Making Smart Adjustments to Photos..............................................................527 Marking Up Photos.............................................................................................................529 Working with Photos.........................................................................................................533 Sharing Photos via Email................................................................................................534 Organizing Photos in a New Album....................................................................537 Adding Photos to an Existing Album.................................................................539 Deleting Photos......................................................................................................................541 Viewing, Editing, and Working with Video on Your iPhone....................542 Finding and Watching Videos....................................................................................542 Editing Video.............................................................................................................................544 Using iCloud with Your Photos.........................................................................................545 Sharing Your Photos...........................................................................................................545 Adding Photos to a Shared Album.......................................................................547 Working with Photo Albums Shared with You...........................................549 Chapter 15 Working with Other Useful iPhone Apps and Features 553 Touring Other Cool iPhone Apps....................................................................................554 Listening to Music with the Music App....................................................................557 Finding Music in Your Library....................................................................................558 Setting Up and Finding Music with Apple Music....................................562 Searching for Music............................................................................................................568 Playing Music............................................................................................................................570 Playing Music on the Miniplayer.............................................................................571 Playing Music on the Now Playing Screen.....................................................571 Playing Music from the Lock Screen....................................................................574 Playing Music from the Control Center.............................................................575 Using 3D Touch with the Music App (iPhone 6s/6s Plus and Later)................577 Finding Your Way with Maps...............................................................................................578 Using Bluetooth to Connect to Other Devices...................................................585 Connecting to Bluetooth Devices..........................................................................585 Connecting Your iPhone to Other iPhones, iPod touches, or iPads........................588 Using AirDrop to Share Content with Other iPhones, iPod touches, iPads, or a Mac...589 Enabling AirDrop...................................................................................................................590 Using AirDrop to Share Your Content.................................................................591 Using AirDrop to Work with Content Shared with You......................593 Working with the Wallet App and Apple Pay......................................................594 Working with the Wallet App.....................................................................................594 Adding Passes or Cards to Your Wallet Using an App..........................598 Adding Passes or Cards to Your Wallet by Scanning Their Codes.............599 Working with Apple Pay.................................................................................................600 Adding Credit or Debit Cards to Apple Pay..................................................602 Managing Apple Pay..........................................................................................................605 Working Seamlessly Across Your Devices...............................................................606 Working with Handoff......................................................................................................607 Using Handoff..........................................................................................................................608 Taking Phone Calls on Macs or iPads..................................................................609 Chapter 16 Maintaining and Protecting Your iPhone and Solving Problems 611 Maintaining an iPhone's Software.................................................................................611 Maintaining the iOS Software with the Settings App.........................612 Maintaining iPhone Apps......................................................................................................613 Backing Up Your iPhone..........................................................................................................614 Manually Backing Up Your iPhone to iCloud...............................................615 Finding and Securing Your iPhone with Find My iPhone.........................617 Using Find My iPhone to Locate Your iPhone.............................................618 Using Find My iPhone to Play a Sound on Your iPhone....................619 Using Find My iPhone to Put Your iPhone in Lost Mode..................621 Using Find My iPhone to Erase Your iPhone................................................622 Maintaining an iPhone's Power........................................................................................625 Setting Low Power Mode and Getting Information About Battery Use..............627 Making the Battery Last Longer..............................................................................628 Solving iPhone Problems.......................................................................................................630 Restarting an App.................................................................................................................630 Restarting Your iPhone....................................................................................................631 Resetting Your iPhone......................................................................................................632 Restoring Your iPhone......................................................................................................633 Finding a Missing App......................................................................................................637 Making an iPhone's Screen Rotate Again.......................................................639 Blocking Unwanted Calls, Messages, or FaceTime Requests.........640 Solving the Quiet iPhone Problem.......................................................................641 Getting Help with iPhone Problems............................................................................643 9780789758651, 10/9/2017, MF

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CIN000383177
9780789758651
0789758652
My iPhone: Covers all iPhones running iOS 11 by Brad Miser
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education (US)
2017-10-24
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