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iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C Portable Genius



iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C Portable Genius

Paul McFedries

ISBN: 978-1-118-67784-1 October 2013 352 Pages

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Save yourself time, hassle, and confusion with this essential guide to the iPhone!

The popularity of the iPhone continues to grow every day and shows no sign of slowing down. Now that you've got the latest and greatest iPhone, it's time you discovered all the best and most fun ways to use it! This handy guide presents you with all the important and interesting information you want to know, in a hip, helpful way. Packed with tips, tricks, and techniques, this new edition covers all the practical angles as well as the newest and coolest features, such as iOS 7, Siri, FaceTime video calling, HD video recording, multitasking, and much more.

  • Reveals numerous tips, tricks, and techniques in a handy trim size to help you get the most out of your iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c
  • Features the hip, practical Portable Genius approach, designed to show you the key features that keep your digital lifestyle moving right along
  • Highlights innovative ways to complete various tasks and spare you hassle and aggravation
  • Details working with the newest features, including iOS 6.1, Siri, FaceTime, HD video recording and editing, multitasking, and more

iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c Portable Genius is all you need to make the most of your iPhone.

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction xviii

Chapter 1 How Do I Start My Phone? 2

Using the Home Button 4

Working with the Sleep/Wake Button 5

Working with the Ring/Silent Switch 7

Operating the Volume Controls 8

Getting to Know the Rest of the iPhone 8

Operating the Touchscreen 12

Running Your iPhone from the Control Center 18

Chapter 2 How Do I Configure My iPhone? 20

Customizing the Home Screen 22

Working wit App Notifications 25

More Useful iPhone Configuration Techniques 29

Protecting Your iPhone 40

Enhancing Your iPhone with Apps 51

Chapter 3 How Do I Connect My iPhone to a Network? 56

Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network 58

Setting Up Your iPhone as an Internet Hub 62

Keeping an Eye on Your Data Usage 66

Controlling Network Data 66

Pairing Your iPhone to Bluetooth Devices 70

Chapter 4 How Can I Get More Out of the Phone App? 74

Understanding Cellular Speeds 76

Working with Outgoing Calls 76

Handling Incoming Calls 80

Juggling Multiple Calls and Conference Calls 86

Managing Your Favorites List 88

Converting a Phone Number into a Contact 90

Video Calling with FaceTime 91

Chapter 5 How Can I Make the Most of iPhone Web Surfing? 94

Touchscreen tips for Websites 96

Browsing tips for Faster Surfing 98

Filling in Online Forms 106

Getting More Out of Safari on Your iPhone 110

Chapter 6 How Do I Maximize iPhone E-mail? 118

Managing Your iPhone E-mail Accounts 120

Configuring E-mail Accounts 125

Configuring E-mail Messages 128

Chapter 7 How Do I Synchronize My iPhone? 140

Connecting Your iPhone to Your Computer 142

Synchronizing Your iPhone Automatically 143

Synchronizing Your iPhone Manually 145

Synchronizing Your iPhone via Wi-Fi 146

Synchronizing Information with Your iPhone 146

Synchronizing Media with Your iPhone 158

Chapter 8 How Can I Get More Out of Audio Features on My iPhone? 174

Using Audio Accessories with Your iPhone 176

Getting More Out of the Music App 177

Getting More Out of the iTunes App 184

Creating a Custom Ringtone 186

Working with Playlists 190

Customizing Your Audio Settings 193

Chapter 9 How Do I Max Out My iPhone's Photo and Video Features? 196

Getting More Out of iPhone Photos 198

Getting More Out of iPhone Video Features 213

Editing Video with iMovie for iPhone 220

Chapter 10 Can I Use My iPhone to Manage Contacts and Appointments? 230

Manging Your Contacts 232

Tracking Your Events 241

Creating Reminders 250

Working with Passes 254

Chapter 11 How Do I Use My iPhone to Navigate My World? 256

Finding Your Way with Maps and GPS 258

Configuring Location Services 268

Sharing Map Data 270

Chapter 12 How Do I Manage My E-book Library? 272

Getting Your Head around E-book Formats 274

Syncing E-books via iCloud 276

Managing Your iBooks Library 277

Reading E-books with the iBooks App 283

Reading Other E-books 287

Reading Magazines with Newsstand 288

Chapter 13 How Do I Keep My Life in Sync with iCloud 290

Understanding iCloud 292

Understanding iCloud Device Support 293

Configuring iCloud on Your iPhone 293

Configuring iCloud on Your Mac 296

Configuring iCloud on Your Windows PC 298

Chapter 14 How Do I Fix My iPhone? 300

General Techniques fr Troubleshooting Your iPhone 302

Taking Care of the iPhone Battery 308

Solving Specific Problems 311

Glossary 318

Index 323