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iPhone 4S For Dummies, 5th Edition

iPhone 4S For Dummies, 5th Edition

Edward C. Baig, Bob LeVitus

ISBN: 978-1-118-23589-8

Nov 2011

400 pages

Select type: E-Book

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The full-color guide to getting the most out of your iPhone

Completely updated and revised to include iOS 5, iCloud, and the latest iPhone features, this full-color book is your guide to all things iPhone. Bestselling veteran authors Edward Baig and Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus introduce you to the capabilities of the iPhone for making phone calls, browsing the Internet, sending and receiving e-mails, working with the calendar, watching and recording HD videos, taking and editing great photos, and much more. You'll discover how to set up iTunes, buy music and videos, protect your information, troubleshoot, multitask, and download the hundreds of thousands of apps available from the App Store.

  • Gets you started with your iPhone, and gets you on your way to mastering the multitouch interface, synching with iCloud, making phone and video calls, texting, working with the calendar, and more
  • Explains setting up iTunes, watching videos, taking photos, making FaceTime video calls, and listening to your favorite music
  • Walks you through connecting to the Internet, sending and receiving e-mails, getting directions from GPS maps, working with Siri - your voice-activated virtual assistant, protecting your information, and troubleshooting
  • Addresses the latest updates, iCloud, and new iOS 5 features that make your iPhone even more powerful and easy to use
  • Includes coverage of iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, and the iPhone 4 models from all  major carriers

Presented in the straightforward-but-fun style that defines the Dummies series, iPhone For Dummies, 5th Edition is the just the book you need to get acquainted with your brand new iPhone.

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting to Know Your 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 71

Part II: The Mobile iPhone 91

Chapter 5: Texting 1, 2, 3: Messages and Notes 93

Chapter 6: Five Indispensible Utilities 105

Chapter 7: Taking the iPhone Siri-ously 125

Part III: The Multimedia iPhone 133

Chapter 8: Get in Tune(s): Audio on Your iPhone 135

Chapter 9: “Smile”: Taking Pictures with Your iPhone 153

Chapter 10: You Oughta Be in Pictures: Video on Your iPhone 173

Part IV: The Internet iPhone 187

Chapter 11: Going On a Mobile Safari 189

Chapter 12: The E-Mail Must Get Through 205

Chapter 13: Tracking with Maps, Compass, Stocks, and Weather 229

Part V: The Undiscovered iPhone 249

Chapter 14: Setting You Straight on Settings 251

Chapter 15: Apps-O-Lutely! 275

Chapter 16: When Good iPhones Go Bad 295

Part VI: The Part of Tens 309

Chapter 17: Ten Appetizing Apps 311

Chapter 18: Ten Apps Worth Paying For 327

Chapter 19: Ten Helpful Hints, Tips, and Shortcuts 341

Index 355

Bonus Content