Iphone 4s for Seniors for Dummies

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-12-27
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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What the book covers: buying and getting started with your iPhone, iPhone accessibility features, taking notes, using maps and organizing your calendar, finding and browsing sites of interest to seniors on the Web with mobile Safari, using the iPhone for e-mail and Facebook, buying apps and iTunes, working with pictures, buying and reading iBooks, buying and playing music, buying and watching videos and searching YouTube for videos of interest to seniors, getting help, printing, safety and maintenance (such as protecting the screen, setting a password, and so on). Series features: Information presented in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the Dummies series for more than seventeen years.

Author Biography

Nancy Muir is a writer and consultant as well as the author of more than 60 books, including Computers For Seniors For Dummies and iPad For Seniors For Dummies. She writes a technology column for Retirenet.com and also assists seniors with technology at TechSmartSenior.com.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Making the iPhone Work for You 7

Chapter 1: Buying Your iPhone 9

Chapter 2: Looking Over the Home Screen 21

Chapter 3: Getting Going 47

Part II: Start Using Your iPhone 65

Chapter 4: Making and Receiving Calls 67

Chapter 5: Managing Contacts 77

Chapter 6: Using Handy Utilities 99

Chapter 7: Taking Advantage of Accessibility Features 111

Chapter 8: Talk to Your iPhone with Siri 129

Chapter 9: Getting Social with FaceTime, Twitter, and iMessage 145

Part III: Taking the Leap Online 159

Chapter 10: Browsing the Internet with Safari 161

Chapter 11: Working with E-mail in Mail 183

Chapter 12: Shopping the iTunes Store 199

Chapter 13: Expanding Your iPhone Horizons with Apps 213

Part IV: Having Fun and Consuming Media 225

Chapter 14: Using Your iPhone as an E-reader 227

Chapter 15: Playing with Music on iPhone 249

Chapter 16: Playing with Photos 259

Chapter 17: Getting the Most Out of Video Features 275

Chapter 18: Playing Games 293

Chapter 19: Finding Your Way with Maps 305

Part V: Managing Your Life and Your iPhone 325

Chapter 20: Keeping On Schedule with Calendar 327

Chapter 21: Working with Reminders and Notifications 339

Chapter 22: Making Notes 351

Chapter 23: Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your iPhone 363

Index 375

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