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Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone 7: Covers iOS 10 and all models of iPhone 6s, iPhone 7, and iPhone SE

ISBN: 978-1-119-29416-0
320 pages
September 2016
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A visual guide to the latest iPhone technology

Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone is the visual guide to mastering the powerful features and functionality of Apple's latest smartphone. Whether you're a newbie or upgrading to the latest model, this easy to navigate guide features visually rich tutorials and plenty of step-by-step instructions to help you make sense of all your iPhone's capabilities—from the most basic to the most advanced.

Covering all the exciting features of the latest cutting-edge models, this visual guide helps you learn how to access and download apps, books, music, and video content; send photos and emails; edit movies; synch with Apple devices and services; effectively use the current OS; and much more.

  • Learn the features of iOS with 500 full-color screen shots
  • Master the basic functions of your iPhone and customize its settings to work the way you prefer
  • Ensure you're getting optimal performance from your iPhone
  • Discover how to find the best apps and services to fit your personal and business needs

If you learn faster by seeing and doing, this visual guide will quickly help you unlock the many capabilities of the world's favorite smartphone.

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Table of Contents

Getting Started with Your iPhone

Identify and Compare the iPhone Models 4

Meet Your iPhone’s Hardware Controls 8

Download, Install, and Set Up iTunes  10

Begin Setup and Activate Your iPhone  12

Set Up Your iPhone as New Using iCloud 14

Set Up Your iPhone from an iCloud Backup  18

Set Up Your iPhone from iTunes 20

Choose Which Items to Sync from Your Computer  22

Sync Your iPhone with iTunes via Wi‐Fi 26

Explore the Interface and Launch Apps 28

Using Notification Center and Today View 30

Using Control Center  32

Using 3D Touch 34

Using the Reachability Feature  36

Chapter 2 Personalizing Your iPhone

Find the Settings You Need 40

Choose Which iCloud Items to Sync  42

Choose Which Apps Can Give Notifications 44

Choose Sounds Settings  46

Set Display Brightness and Wallpapers  48

Configure Night Shift and Display Zoom  50

Choose Privacy and Location Settings 52

Configure and Use Spotlight Search  54

Choose Locking and Control Center Settings 56

Set Up and Use Do Not Disturb Mode  58

Customize Today View  60

Secure Your iPhone with Touch ID or a Passcode  62

Configure Restrictions and Parental Controls  64

Set Up Family Sharing  66

Add Family Members to Family Sharing  68

Choose Date, Time, and International Settings 70

Chapter 3 Using Voice, Accessibility, and Continuity

Give Commands with Siri 74

Dictate Text Using Siri  76

Gather and Share Information with Siri 78

Configure Siri to Work Your Way 80

Set Up VoiceOver to Identify Items On‐Screen  82

Configure Other Accessibility Features 84

Using Your iPhone with Your Mac 90

Using Your iPhone with Your Apple Watch 92

Chapter 4 Setting Up Communications

Set Up Your Mail Accounts  96

Control How Your E‐Mail Appears  98

Organize Your E‐Mail Messages by Threads 100

Set Your Default E‐Mail Account 102

Control How Your Contacts Appear 103

Import Contacts from a SIM Card 104

Choose Default Alert Options for Calendar Events 105

Choose Your Default Calendar and Time Zone 106

Set Up and Use Wallet and Apple Pay 108

Chapter 5 Making Calls and Messaging Using Airplane Mode 134

Make Phone Calls 112

Using a Wireless Headset or Car Kit 114

Mute a Call or Put a Call on Hold 115

Make a Conference Call 116

Save Time with Call Favorites and Recents 118

Send Text and Multimedia Messages 120

Using Emoji and iMessage Features 122

Manage Your Instant Messages 124

Choose Settings for Messages 126

Block and Unblock Senders 128

Chat Face‐to‐Face Using FaceTime 130

Chapter 6 Networking and Social Networking

Using Airplane Mode 134

Monitor Your Cellular Network Usage 135

Control Cellular Data and Background Refresh 136

Connect Your iPhone to a Different Carrier 138

Turn Data Roaming On or Off 139

Connect Bluetooth Devices to Your iPhone 140

Share Items via AirDrop 142

Share Internet Access via Personal Hotspot 144

Connect to Wi‐Fi Networks and Hotspots 146

Set Up Your Social Network Accounts 148

Share Your Updates Using Twitter 150

Post Updates on Facebook 152

Chapter 7 Working with Apps

Customize the Home Screen 156

Organize Apps with Folders 158

Switch Quickly from One App to Another 160

Find Apps on the App Store 162

Update and Remove Apps 164

Cut, Copy, and Paste Text 166

Bold, Italicize, Underline, and Replace Text 168

Chapter 8 Browsing the Web and EMailing

Browse the Web with Safari 172

Access Websites Quickly with Bookmarks 174

Create Bookmarks 176

Keep a Reading List of Web Pages 178

Share Web Pages with Others 180

Navigate Among Open Web Pages Using Tabs 182

Tighten Up Safari’s Security 184

Read E‐Mail 186

Reply To or Forward an E‐Mail Message 188

Organize Your Messages in Mailbox Folders 190

Write and Send E‐Mail Messages 192

Browse or Search for Contacts 196

Chapter 9 Keeping Your Life Organized

Create a New Contact 198

Browse Existing Events in Your Calendars 200

Create New Events in Your Calendars 202

Work with Calendar Invitations 204

Track Your Commitments with Reminders 206

Keep Essential Documents at Hand with Wallet 210

Get Your Bearings with Compass 212

Find Your Location with Maps 214

Find Directions with Maps 216

Explore with 3D Flyover 218

Using Maps’ Favorites and Contacts 220

Take Notes 222

Using Stocks, Weather, and Clock 224

Using the Health App 226

Chapter 10 Enjoying Music, Videos, and Books

Navigate the Music App and Set Preferences 230

Play Music Using the Music App 232

Play Videos Using the Videos App 234

Play Music and Videos Using AirPlay 236

Create a Music Playlist and Add Songs 238

Listen to Apple Music Radio 240

Read Digital Books with iBooks 242

Chapter 11 Working with Photos and Video

Take Photos with the Camera App 246

Take Live, Timed, Square, and Panorama Photos 248

Apply Filters to Your Photos 250

Edit Your Photos 252

Capture Video 256

Edit Video with the Trim Feature 258

Browse Photos Using Years, Collections, and Moments 260

Browse Photos Using Memories 262

Browse Photos Using the Map 263

Browse Photos Using iCloud Photo Sharing 264

Browse Photos Using Albums 266

Share Photos Using My Photo Stream 268

Share Photo Streams with Other People 270

Share and Use Your Photos and Videos 272

Play Slide Shows of Photos 274

Chapter 12 Advanced Features and Troubleshooting

Connect to a Network via VPN 278

Update Your iPhone’s Software 282

Extend Your iPhone’s Runtime on the Battery 284

Back Up and Restore Using Your Computer 286

Back Up and Restore Using iCloud 288

Reset Your iPhone’s Settings 290

Troubleshoot Wi‐Fi Connections 292

Locate Your iPhone with Find My iPhone 294

Index 298

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