Iphone for Dummies

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-08-05
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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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.

Author Biography

Edward C. Baig is the Personal Tech columnist for USA TODAY and the author of Macs For Dummies. Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus pens the popular "Dr. Mac" column for the Houston Chronicle and is the author of OS X® Mavericks For Dummies.

Table of Contents

Introduction  1

Part I: Getting Started with the iPhone 5

Chapter 1: Unveiling the iPhone 7

Chapter 2: iPhone Basic Training 23

Chapter 3: Synchronicity: Getting Stuff to and from Your iPhone 47

Chapter 4: Understanding the Phone-damentals 73

Part II: The PDA iPhone  95

Chapter 5: Taking Control of Your iPhone 97

Chapter 6: Texting 1, 2, 3: Messages and Notes 107

Chapter 7: Seven Indispensible Utilities 119

Part III: The Multimedia iPhone  143

Chapter 8: Get in Tune(s): Audio on Your iPhone 145

Chapter 9: “Smile”: Taking Pictures with Your iPhone 165

Chapter 10: You Oughta Be in Pictures: Video on Your iPhone 195

Part IV: The Internet iPhone  209

Chapter 11: Going On a Mobile Safari 211

Chapter 12: The E-Mail Must Get Through 229

Chapter 13: Tracking with Maps, Compass, Stocks, and Weather 257

Part V: The Undiscovered iPhone  279

Chapter 14: Setting You Straight on Settings 281

Chapter 15: Apps-O-Lutely! 309

Chapter 16: When Good iPhones Go Bad 333

Part VI: The Part of Tens  349

Chapter 17: Ten Appetizing Apps 351

Chapter 18: Ten Apps Worth Paying For 367

Index  381

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