My IPhone (covers 3G, 3Gs and 4 Running IOS4)

Author(s): Brad Miser

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Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPhone images that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into iPhone problems or limitations. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your iPhone. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPhone working just the way you want. The tasks include how to:  Connect to the Internet, Bluetooth devices, Wi-Fi networks, other iPhones, iPods, and iPads.  Manage your apps with the iPhone's new multitasking capabilities, Customize your iPhone with folders, wallpaper, ringtones, and much more. Configure and sync your information, and efficiently manage contacts and calendars. Communicate via FaceTime videoconferences, conference calls, text, email, and more.  Make the most of Safari to browse the Web and Mail to manage all of your email from one inbox.  Listen to music, subscribe to podcasts, and watch video - including movies and TV shows.  Capture photos and HD video. Use your photos in slideshows, for wallpaper, and your contacts or share them via email, MobileMe, and texts.  Find, download, install, and use iPhone apps, including the amazing iBooks to read ebooks BONUS MATERIAL: Find additional tasks and other helpful information on this book's website at quepublishing.com/title, 9780789747143 CATEGORY: Apple Digital Media COVERS: Apple iPhone USER LEVEL: Beginning-Intermediate

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Brad Miser has written extensively about technology, with his favorite topics being the amazing "i" gadgets, iPhone and iPod touch, that make it possible to take our lives with us while we are on the move. In addition to My iPhone, Fourth Edition, Brad has written many other books, including My iPod touch, 2nd Edition; Easy iLife '09; Absolute Beginner's Guide to iPod and iTunes, 3rd Edition; Special Edition Using Mac OS X Leopard; iPhoto '09 Portable Genius; Teach Yourself Visually MacBook Air; and MacBook Pro Portable Genius.He has also been an author, development editor, or technical editor for more than 50 other titles. Brad is or has been a sales support specialist, the director of product and customer services, and the manager of education and support services for several software development companies. Previously, he was the lead proposal specialist for an aircraft engine manufacturer, a development editor for a computer book publisher, and a civilian aviation test officer/engineer for the U.S. Army. Brad holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo and has received advanced education in maintainability engineering, business, and other topics. In addition to his passion for silicon-based technology, Brad likes to ride his steel-based technology, aka, a motorcycle, whenever and wherever possible. Originally from California, Brad now lives in Brownsburg, Indiana, with his wife Amy; their three daughters, Jill, Emily, and Grace; a rabbit; and a sometimes inside cat.

Chapter 1 Getting Started with Your iPhone ... 3 Touring Your iPhone ...3 Getting to Know the iPhone's External Features ...4 Knowing Why It's Called a Multi-Touch Interface ...5 Preparing iTunes ...24 Downloading and Installing iTunes on a Windows PC ...24 Updating iTunes ...25 Obtaining and Signing In to an iTunes Store Account . .25 Preparing MobileMe ...27 Obtaining a MobileMe Account ...28 Configuring MobileMe on a Windows PC ...28 Configuring MobileMe on a Mac ...30 Managing MobileMe Syncs ...31 Using This Book ...33 Chapter 2 Connecting to the Internet, Bluetooth Devices, and iPhones/iPods/iPads... 35 Connecting an iPhone to the Internet ...36 Connecting to an Open Wi-Fi Network ...36 Connecting to a Commercial Wi-Fi Network ...41 Connecting to a Closed Wi-Fi Network ...42 Changing Wi-Fi Networks ...44 Forgetting Wi-Fi Networks ...45 Connecting to the Internet via a Cellular Data Network ...47 Connecting to Other Devices Using Bluetooth ...52 Connecting to Other iPhones, iPod touches, and iPads ...55 Using an Application with Peer-to-Peer Networking by Default ...56 Configuring an Application to Use Peer-to-Peer Networking ...57 Chapter 3 Moving Audio,Video, Books, and Photos onto Your iPhone ... 59 Using iTunes to Add Audio and Video Content to the iPhone ...60 Importing Audio CDs to the iTunes Library ...60 Purchasing Content from the iTunes Store ...63 Renting Movies from the iTunes Store ...67 Subscribing to Podcasts in the iTunes Store ...68 Building Music Playlists ...71 Building Smart Playlists ...73 Moving Audio and Video from the iTunes Library onto an iPhone ...76 Using iTunes to Add Books to Your iPhone ...85 Adding Books to Your iTunes Library ...86 Moving Books onto an iPhone ...87 Using iTunes to Add Photos to Your iPhone ...89 Moving Photos from a Windows PC onto an iPhone ...89 Moving Photos from a Mac to an iPhone ...90 Using the iTunes iPhone Application to Add Audio and Video to an iPhone ...92 Using the iBooks App to Add Books to an iPhone ...97 Chapter 4 Configuring and Synchronizing Information on an iPhone... . 103 Syncing Information with iTunes ...104 Using iTunes to Sync Information on Macs ...104 Using iTunes to Sync Information on Windows PCs ...109 Syncing Information with MobileMe ...113 Syncing Information with Exchange ...118 Chapter 5 Managing Contacts ... 121 Configuring How Contacts Display on an iPhone ...122 Creating New Contacts While Using an iPhone ...123 Creating a Contact from an Email ...124 Creating a Contact from a Map ...125 Creating Contacts on an iPhone Manually ...126 Using Contacts on an iPhone ...135 Using the Contacts Application ...135 Using Contact Information in Other Applications ...137 Changing or Deleting Contacts ...138 Changing, Adding, or Removing Information for an Existing Contact Manually . ...139 Adding Information to an Existing Contact While Using Your iPhone ...140 Deleting Contacts Manually ...141 Chapter 6 Making, Receiving, and Managing Calls... 143 Configuring Phone Settings ...144 Customizing Your Ringtones ...144 Creating a Ringtone in iTunes ...144 Buying Ringtones Using the iTunes App ...148 Setting Phone Sounds ...150 Configuring Phone Settings ...152 Other Phone Settings ...154 Making Calls ...155 Dialing with the Keypad ...155 Dialing with Contacts ...156 Dialing with Favorites ...157 Dialing with Recents ...158 Managing In-Process Calls ...160 Entering Numbers During a Call ...161 Making Conference Calls ...162 Receiving Calls ...165 Answering Calls ...165 Answering Calls When You're Already on a Call ...167 Managing Calls ...168 Clearing Recent Calls ...168 Adding Caller Information to Favorites ...169 Using the iPhone's Headset for Calls ...170 Using Voice Control (iPhone 3GS and Later Only) ...170 Using Visual Voicemail ...172 Recording a Greeting ...172 Listening to and Managing Voicemails ...174 Finding and Listening to Voicemails ...176 Deleting Voicemails ...178 Listening to and Managing Deleted Voicemails ...178 Returning Calls ...179 Changing Your Voicemail Password ...180 Getting Some FaceTime (iPhone 4 Only) ...181 Making a FaceTime Call ...182 Accepting a FaceTime Call ...185 Chapter 7 Emailing ... 187 Configuring Email Accounts on an iPhone ...188 Configuring Gmail,Yahoo! Mail, or AOL Email Accounts on an iPhone Manually ...189 Configuring Exchange Email Accounts on an iPhone Manually ...191 Configuring Other Email Accounts on an iPhone Manually ... .195 Performing Advanced Configuration of Email Accounts on an iPhone ...197 Configuring General Email Settings ...201 Configuring How Email Is Retrieved ...201 Configuring Global Email Settings ...204 Managing Email Accounts ...208 Changing Email Account Configurations ...209 Deleting Email Accounts ...210 Working with Email ...212 Receiving and Reading Email ...212 Sending Email ...218 Replying to Email ...222 Forwarding Email ...224 Managing Email ...226 Chapter 8 Texting ... 237 Configuring the New Text Message Sound ...239 Configuring Messaging Preferences ...239 Sending Text Messages ...241 Receiving and Replying to Text Messages ...246 Working with Text Messages ...248 Conversing in Text ...249 Including Images and Video in Text Conversations ...250 Using Photos or Videos You Receive ...253 Deleting Messages ...253 Deleting a Conversation ...255 Chapter 9 Managing Calendars and Time ... 257 Configuring an iPhone's Calendar,Date, and Time Settings ... .257 Working with Calendars ...266 Viewing Calendars ...266 Adding Events to a Calendar Manually ...271 Adding Events to the Calendar by Accepting Invitations ...279 Working with Event Alarms ...282 Using an iPhone as a Clock ...283 Telling Time with an iPhone ...283 Using the Clock App ...284 Chapter 10 Surfing the Web ... 295 Configuring Safari Settings ...296 Browsing the Web on an iPhone ...302 Moving to Websites via Bookmarks ...302 Moving to Websites by Typing a URL ...304 Viewing Websites ...306 Searching the Web ...308 Returning to Previous Websites ...309 Saving and Organizing Bookmarks ...311 Creating a Bookmark on the Home Screen ...318 Emailing a Link to a Web Page ...319 Completing Web Forms ...320 Signing In Automatically ...322 Opening and Managing Multiple Web Pages at the Same Time ...323 Chapter 11 Listening to Music, Podcasts, and Other Audio ... 327 Finding and Listening to Music ...327 Using the Cover Flow Browser to Find and Play Music . ...328 Using Playlists to Find Music ...331 Using Artists to Find Music ...333 Using the More Menu to Find Music ...337 Searching for Music ...339 Using the Genius to Find Music ...340 Finding Music by Shuffling ...344 Finding Music by Speaking (iPhone 3GS and Later Only) ...345 Playing Music ...346 Controlling Audio Content Quickly ...350 Controlling Audio When the iPhone Is Locked ...350 Controlling Audio When You Do Something Else ...351 Finding and Listening to Podcasts ...352 Customizing Your iPhone for Audio ...355 Configuring the Music Toolbar ...355 Configuring iPhone's iPod Settings ...356 Chapter 12 Watching Movies,TV Shows, and Other Video ... 361 Finding and Watching Video ...361 Finding Video ...362 Watching Video ...364 Watching Rented Movies ...366 Watching Video Podcasts ...368 Deleting Video ...369 Configuring iPhone's Video Settings ...370 Chapter 13 Working with Photos and Video... 373 Taking Photos with Your iPhone ...374 Taking Video with an iPhone ...377 Viewing and Working with Photos on an iPhone ...379 Viewing Photos Individually ...379 Viewing Photos as a Slideshow ...385 Configure Slideshow Settings ...385 Watching Slideshows ...387 Deleting Photos or Video from an iPhone ...389 Emailing a Photo ...390 Sending a Photo to MobileMe ...391 Assigning a Photo to a Contact ...393 Using a Photo as Wallpaper ...395 Sharing Photos ...396 Viewing, Editing, and Working with Video ...396 Watching Video ...397 Editing Video ...398 Sharing Video ...399 Moving Photos from Your iPhone to a Computer ...401 Moving Photos from an iPhone to a Windows PC ...401 Moving Photos from an iPhone to a Mac ...403 Chapter 14 Using Cool iPhone Apps ... 405 Reading Books with iBooks ...405 Finding Books to Read ...406 Reading Books ...408 Finding Your Way with Maps ...415 Finding a Location by Searching ...416 Finding a Location with Bookmarks ...418 Deleting or Changing Bookmarks ...419 Finding Your Current Location ...421 Working with Maps ...422 Getting Directions ...424 Touring Other Cool iPhone Apps ...428 Chapter 15 Installing and Maintaining iPhone Applications ... 431 Using iTunes to Find and Install iPhone Applications ...432 Downloading Applications from the iTunes Store ...432 Moving Applications from Your iTunes Library onto an iPhone ...435 Using the App Store App to Find and Install iPhone Applications ...436 Using iPhone Applications You Install ...442 Maintaining iPhone Applications ...443 Removing Applications from an iPhone ...446 Chapter 16 Customizing an iPhone... 449 Customizing Your Home Screens ...450 Using the iPhone to Customize Your Home Screens ...450 Using iTunes to Customize Your Home Screens ...455 Accessing iPhone Settings ...460 Using Airplane Mode ...461 Configuring Notifications ...462 Configuring General Sound Settings ...463 Setting Screen Brightness ...464 Setting Wallpaper ...464 Configuring Other General Settings ...467 Getting Information about an iPhone ...467 Configuring Location Services ...469 Securing Your iPhone ...470 Configuring Search Options ...484 Configuring the Keyboard ...485 Setting International Options ...486 Chapter 17 Maintaining an iPhone and Solving Problems ... 491 Maintaining an iPhone ...491 Maintaining iTunes ...492 Maintaining an iPhone's Software ...494 Maintaining an iPhone's Power ...495 Cleaning an iPhone's Screen ...502 Solving iPhone Problems ...503 Restarting Your iPhone ...503 Restarting the Computer and iTunes ...504 Resetting Your iPhone ...504 Restoring an iPhone ...507 Reinstalling iTunes ...509 Getting Help with iPhone Problems ...510 TOC, 9780789747143, 8/11/10

General Fields

  • : 9780789747143
  • : Pearson Education (US)
  • : Que Corporation,U.S.
  • : 229mm X 152mm X 24mm
  • : United States
  • : December 2010
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Brad Miser
  • : Paperback
  • : 4th Revised edition
  • : 544
  • : col. Illustrations