Iphone for Seniors for Dummies

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-08-05
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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The fun and friendly full-color guide to finding your way around your iPhone

Everywhere you look it seems like someone is using an iPhone. If you're feeling left out of the fun, don't despair. For Dummies to the rescue! Written in the accessible For Dummies style and packed with colorful illustrations, this book shows you how to use your iPhone to make and receive calls, send text messages and e-mails, read e-books, watch movies, play games, surf the web, and so much more. By the time you're through with this all-new edition of this perennial bestseller, you'll be completely comfortable downloading the latest apps, video chatting with FaceTime, finding your way with Maps, and just having some fun with your iPhone.

  • Fully updated to cover the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, and iOS 7!
  • Explains how to use the basic iPhone features, navigate the mutlitouch interface, and get connected
  • Walks you through using your calendar, adding contacts, shooting photos and video, playing music, reading e-books, connecting on Facebook, and filling your iPad with all the things that matter to you
  • Includes senior-friendly larger type and beautiful full-color images

You'll learn to love your iPhone in no time with the help of iPhone For Seniors For Dummies, 3rd Edition.

Author Biography

Nancy C. Muir owns a writing and consulting company that specializes in technology topics. She is the author of more than 100 books, including the bestselling iPad For Seniors For Dummies and Computers For Seniors For Dummies.

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 25

Chapter 3: Getting Going 55

Part II: Start Using Your iPhone 75

Chapter 4: Making and Receiving Calls 77

Chapter 5: Managing Contacts 89

Chapter 6: Using Handy Utilities 109

Chapter 7: Making Your iPhone More Accessible 121

Chapter 8: Talking to Your iPhone with Siri 141

Chapter 9: Getting Social with FaceTime, Twitter, and iMessage 159

Part III: Taking the Leap Online 173

Chapter 10: Browsing the Internet with Safari 175

Chapter 11: Working with E-mail in Mail 199

Chapter 12: Shopping the iTunes Store 217

Chapter 13: Expanding Your iPhone Horizons with Apps 231

Part IV: Having Fun and Consuming Media 243

Chapter 14: Using Your iPhone as an E-reader 245

Chapter 15: Playing with Music on iPhone 269

Chapter 16: Playing with Photos 283

Chapter 17: Getting the Most Out of Video Features 303

Chapter 18: Playing Games 313

Chapter 19: Finding Your Way with Maps 325

Part V: Managing Your Life and Your iPhone 345

Chapter 20: Keeping On Schedule with Calendar and Clock 347

Chapter 21: Working with Reminders and Notifications 367

Chapter 22: Making Notes 381

Chapter 23: Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your iPhone 395

Index 409

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