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iPad and iPhone Tips and Tricks: For iOS 5 on iPad 2 and iPhone 4/4s

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  • Copyright 2012
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Pages: 400
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-4912-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-4912-3

For iOS 5 on iPad 2 and iPhone 4/4s

Discover hundreds of tips and tricks you can use with your iPad or iPhone to maximize its functionality as you use your iOS 5 mobile device as a powerful communication, organization, and productivity tool, as well as a feature-packed entertainment device.

In addition to learning all about the apps that come preinstalled on your iPhone or iPad, you learn about some of the best third-party apps currently available and discover useful strategies for how to best utilize them.

Using an easy-to-understand, nontechnical approach, this book is ideal for absolute beginners, as well as more experienced iPad or iPhone users who want to discover how to use the iOS 5 operating system with iCloud and the latest versions of popular apps.

Here’s just a sampling of what the tips, tricks, and strategies offered in this book will help you accomplish:

  •  Update your iPad or iPhone with the iOS 5 operating system.

  •  Discover how to use the preinstalled apps on your iOS 5 device, including Notification Center and Reminders.

  •  Take advantage of built-in apps such as Contacts, Calendars, Safari, Mail, and Music.

  •  Learn how to best use Siri on the iPhone 4S.

  •  Find, download, and install the most powerful and versatile apps and content for your iPad or iPhone.

  •  Synchronize files, documents, data, and content with iCloud, your computer, or other iOS 5 devices.

  •  Create and maintain a reliable backup of your iOS 5 device.

  •  Use your iPad or iPhone as an eBook reader, portable gaming machine, and feature-packed music and video player.

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

WHY YOU NEED iOS 5 ON YOUR APPLE MOBILE DEVICE

    NEW AND MODIFIED APPS AND FEATURES

    WHICH DEVICES USE iOS 5?

    NEW AND IMPROVED INTERACTIVITY

WHAT THIS BOOK OFFERS

    ATTENTION, PLEASE….

Chapter 1 UPGRADING TO iOS 5

HOW TO UPGRADE FROM IOS 4.3.4 (OR EARLIER) TO iOS 5

    FIND OUT WHICH VERSION OF iOS YOUR DEVICE USES

    AVOIDING iTUNES CONFUSION

    HOW TO UPGRADE TO iOS 5 USING iTUNES

HOW TO CONFIGURE iOS 5 ON YOUR iPHONE OR iPAD

    HOW TO SET UP A NEW iPHONE OR iPAD

    HOW TO RESTORE FROM iTUNES

WHERE’S MY DEVICE? HOW TO USE THE FIND MY iPHONE OR FIND MY iPAD FEATURE

INTEGRATE YOUR DATA, APPS, AND MORE WITH APPLE’S iCLOUD

    SYNCHRONIZE YOUR DIGITAL PHOTOS

    TRANSFER FILES AND DOCUMENTS

    SYNC YOUR APPS, EBOOKS, BOOKMARKS, AND OTHER CONTENT

    SYNC YOUR CONTACTS AND SCHEDULING DATA

    MAINTAIN A RELIABLE REMOTE BACKUP OF YOUR iPHONE OR iPAD

    SHARE iTUNES PURCHASES WITH ALL YOUR DEVICES

    UPGRADE TO THE PREMIUM iTUNES MATCH SERVICE

HOW TO UPDATE YOUR APPS WIRELESSLY

Chapter 2 TIPS AND TRICKS FOR CUSTOMIZING SETTINGS

USING THE SETTINGS APP

    MAIN OPTIONS AVAILABLE FROM THE SETTINGS APP

KEEP YOUR DEVICE AND DATA PRIVATE: HOW TO ACTIVATE AND USE THE PASSCODE LOCK FEATURE

ORGANIZE APPS ON YOUR HOME SCREEN WITH FOLDERS

ADD FREQUENTLY USED WEB PAGE ICONS TO YOUR HOME SCREEN

HOW TO WORK IN MULTITASKING MODE

Chapter 3 STRATEGIES FOR FINDING, BUYING, AND USING THIRD-PARTY APPS

APP STORE BASICS

    HOW NEW APPS INSTALL THEMSELVES

    RESTORING OR REINSTALLING APPS YOU’VE ALREADY DOWNLOADED

    COMPATIBILITY: DOES THE APP RUN ON MULTIPLE DEVICES?

    QUICK GUIDE TO APP PRICING

    HOW TO SHOP WITH THE APP STORE APP

QUICK TIPS FOR FINDING APPS RELEVANT TO YOU

KEEP YOUR APPS UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST VERSIONS

Chapter 4 MAKE THE MOST OF NOTIFICATION CENTER

NOTIFICATION CENTER’S MAIN WINDOW

QUICK STRATEGIES FOR PERSONALIZING NOTIFICATION CENTER

    STEP BY STEP: CUSTOMIZE HOW NOTIFICATION CENTER MONITORS APPS

    WHAT TO DO WHEN ALERTS, NOTIFICATIONS, AND ALARMS GET ANNOYING

    STAY INFORMED OF YOUR APPOINTMENTS, DEADLINES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    HOW TO LIMIT THE CONTENT IN THE NOTIFICATION CENTER WINDOW

INFORMATIVE NOTIFICATION CENTER WIDGETS YOU CAN ADD TO YOUR iPHONE

Chapter 5 COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY WITH iMESSAGE

QUICK START: APPLE’S iMESSAGE SERVICE

    SET UP A FREE iMESSAGE ACCOUNT

    PROS AND CONS OF USING iMESSAGE

TIPS AND TRICKS FOR USING THE MESSAGES APP

    CREATE AND SEND A TEXT MESSAGE

    PARTICIPATING IN A TEXT-MESSAGE CONVERSATION

    RESPONDING TO AN INCOMING TEXT MESSAGE

    RELAUNCH OR REVIEW PAST CONVERSATIONS

    CUSTOMIZE THE MESSAGES APP

Chapter 6 STAY CURRENT USING NEWSSTAND

WHY BUY DIGITAL PUBLICATIONS?

SEARCH FOR YOUR FAVORITE PUBLICATIONS

USE THE NEWSSTAND APP’S LATEST FEATURES

HOW TO CANCEL AUTOMATIC SUBSCRIPTION RENEWAL

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE DIGITAL PUBLICATION READING EXPERIENCE

Chapter 7 CUSTOMIZE YOUR READING EXPERIENCE WITH iBOOKS

DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL iBOOKS ON YOUR iOS DEVICE

THE iBOOKS MAIN LIBRARY SCREEN

    MANAGING YOUR EBOOK COLLECTION FROM THE LIBRARY SCREEN

BROWSE AND SHOP FOR EBOOKS VIA iBOOKSTORE

    iBOOKSTORE COMMANDS ON THE iPHONE AND iPOD TOUCH

    iBOOKSTORE COMMAND ICONS: iPAD

    HOW TO FIND A SPECIFIC EBOOK–FAST!

    LEARN ABOUT AN EBOOK FROM ITS LISTING AND DESCRIPTION

USING iCLOUD WITH iBOOKS

    HOW TO RELOAD A PREVIOUSLY PURCHASED EBOOK

CUSTOMIZE YOUR EBOOK READING EXPERIENCE USING iBOOKS

    READ PDF FILES WITH iBOOKS, TOO

Chapter 8 MAKE THE MOST OF SOCIAL NETWORKING APPS

TIPS FOR USING THE OFFICIAL TWITTER APP

    SETTING UP YOUR TWITTER ACCOUNT

    CUSTOMIZING THE OFFICIAL TWITTER APP

    USING THE OFFICIAL TWITTER APP

    COMPOSE AN OUTGOING TWEET

    REPLYING TO TWEETS AND OTHER TWITTER FEATURES

    HOW TO RE-TWEET MESSAGES

HOW TWITTER INTEGRATES WITH POPULAR iOS 5 APPS

    TWEETING FROM SAFARI

    TWEETING FROM THE PHOTOS AND CAMERA APPS

    TWEETING FROM THE YOUTUBE APP

MANAGE YOUR FACEBOOK ACCOUNT WITH THE OFFICIAL FACEBOOK APP

Chapter 9 SHOOT, EDIT, AND SHARE PHOTOS AND VIDEOS

METHODS FOR LOADING DIGITAL IMAGES INTO YOUR iPHONE OR iPAD

THE NEW AND IMPROVED CAMERA APP

    HOW TO SNAP A PHOTO

    HOW TO SHOOT VIDEO

    USE PHOTO BOOTH TO SNAP WHIMSICAL PHOTOS

USING THE PHOTOS APP TO VIEW, EDIT, ENHANCE, PRINT, AND SHARE PHOTOS AND VIDEOS

    VIEWING PHOTOS AND VIDEOS

    VIEW AN IMAGE IN FULL-SCREEN MODE

    EDITING PHOTOS AND VIDEOS

    PRINTING PHOTOS

    SHARING PHOTOS AND VIDEOS

    DELETING PHOTOS STORED ON YOUR iOS DEVICE

CREATE AND MANAGE A PHOTO STREAM VIA iCLOUD

Chapter 10 MAKING AND RECEIVING CALLS WITH AN iPHONE

ANSWERING AN INCOMING CALL

    RESPOND TO A CALL WAITING SIGNAL WHILE ON THE PHONE

MAKING CALLS FROM YOUR iPHONE

    MANUAL DIALING

    DIALING FROM A CONTACTS ENTRY IN THE PHONE APP

    VOICE DIALING

    INITIATING A CONFERENCE CALL

MANAGING YOUR VOICEMAIL

    RECORD YOUR OUTGOING MESSAGE

    HOW TO PLAY AND DELETE VOICEMAIL MESSAGES

CREATE AND USE A FAVORITES LIST

ACCESSING YOUR RECENTS CALL LOG

DO YOU TALK TOO MUCH? KEEPING TRACK OF USAGE

CUSTOMIZING RINGTONES

    CUSTOM RINGTONES FOR SPECIFIC CONTACTS

A FEW THOUGHTS ABOUT WIRELESS HEADSETS

Chapter 11 USE NEW SAFARI FEATURES TO SURF MORE EFFICIENTLY

CUSTOMIZE YOUR WEB SURFING EXPERIENCE

HOW TO USE TABBED BROWSING WITH SAFARI

    SWITCHING BETWEEN WEB PAGES ON AN iPHONE

    TABBED BROWSING ON THE iPAD

REMOVE SCREEN CLUTTER WITH SAFARI READER

CREATE AND MANAGE READING LISTS

NEW OPTIONS FOR SHARING WEB CONTENT IN SAFARI

CREATE, MANAGE, AND SYNC SAFARI BOOKMARKS

LAUNCH YOUR FAVORITE WEBSITES FAST WITH HOME SCREEN ICONS

Chapter 12 SYNC AND SHARE FILES USING iCLOUD

CONTENT SAVED TO iCLOUD IS AVAILABLE ANYWHERE

    USE iCLOUD TO SYNC YOUR APPS, DATA, DOCUMENTS, AND FILES

CUSTOMIZING iCLOUD TO WORK WITH YOUR APPS

CREATE A PHOTO STREAM USING iCLOUD

AUTOMATICALLY TRANSFER DOCUMENTS USING iCLOUD

WHO NEEDS iTUNES SYNC? USE iCLOUD BACKUP INSTEAD

    iOS 5 OFFERS WIRELESS iTUNES SYNC

    iCLOUD BACKUP: NO CABLE NEEDED

Chapter 13 MANAGE YOUR EMAIL EFFECTIVELY

HOW TO ADD EMAIL ACCOUNTS TO THE MAIL APP

HOW TO CUSTOMIZE MAIL OPTIONS FROM SETTINGS

TIPS FOR VIEWING YOUR INCOMING EMAIL

    FETCH NEW DATA

COMPOSING AN EMAIL MESSAGE

    USING SELECT, SELECT ALL, CUT, COPY, AND PASTE

    HOW TO SAVE AN UNSENT DRAFT OF AN EMAIL MESSAGE

TIPS FOR READING EMAIL

    THE MAIL APP’S INBOX

Chapter 14 STRATEGIES FOR MANAGING CALENDARS, CONTACTS, AND REMINDERS

GET ACQUAINTED WITH THE CALENDAR APP

    CONTROLLING THE VIEW

    HOW TO ENTER A NEW APPOINTMENT

    VIEWING INDIVIDUAL APPOINTMENT DETAILS

    QUICKLY FIND APPOINTMENT OR EVENT DETAILS

    VIEWING ONE OR MORE COLOR-CODED CALENDARS

CUSTOMIZING THE CALENDAR APP

    ADJUSTING TIME ZONE SUPPORT

USE CONTACTS TO KEEP IN TOUCH WITH PEOPLE YOU KNOW

    THE CONTACTS APP IS HIGHLY CUSTOMIZABLE

THE CONTACTS APP WORKS SEAMLESSLY WITH OTHER APPS

    WHO DO YOU KNOW? HOW TO VIEW YOUR CONTACTS

    MEET SOMEONE NEW? CREATE A NEW CONTACTS ENTRY

    HOW TO ADD A PHOTO TO A CONTACTS ENTRY

    EDITING OR DELETING AN ENTRY

    INTERACTIVE CONTACTS ENTRIES

    HOW TO LINK CONTACT ENTRIES TOGETHER

    SHARING CONTACT ENTRIES

    ADDITIONAL WAYS TO MAKE CONTACT FROM WITHIN CONTACTS

USE REMINDERS TO MANAGE YOUR TO-DO LISTS

    KEEP UP TO DATE WITH REMINDERS

    MANAGE MULTIPLE TO-DO LISTS SIMULTANEOUSLY WITH REMINDERS

    HOW TO DELETE AN ENTIRE TO-DO LIST

    HOW TO VIEW YOUR INDIVIDUAL LISTS

Chapter 15 iOS 5 GAMING

MANY DIFFERENT GAMING EXPERIENCES

TIPS FOR FINDING GAMES YOU’LL LOVE

EXPERIENCE MULTIPLAYER GAMES WITH GAME CENTER

Chapter 16 USE THE MUSIC AND VIDEOS APPS

TIPS FOR USING THE MUSIC APP

    MUSIC APP CONTROLS ON iPHONE

    MUSIC APP CONTROLS ON iPAD

    MORE MUSIC APP FEATURES

USE THE VIDEOS APP TO WATCH TV SHOWS, MOVIES, AND MORE

MUSIC, TV SHOWS, MOVIES, AND MORE: THE COST OF iTUNES CONTENT

STREAMING VIDEO ON YOUR iPHONE OR iPAD

    ABC PLAYER

    HBO GO

    HULU PLUS

    INFINITY TV

    MAX GO

    NETFLIX

    TV.COM

    YOUTUBE

Chapter 17 VIDEOCONFERENCING AND VOICE OVER IP (VoIP)

HOW TO USE FACETIME FOR VIDEOCONFERENCING

    LAUNCH FACETIME ON YOUR iPHONE

    LAUNCH FACETIME ON YOUR iPAD

    PARTICIPATING IN A FACETIME CALL

TIPS FOR IMPROVING YOUR FACETIME CONNECTIONS

MAKING AND RECEIVING PHONE CALLS VIA THE INTERNET USING SKYPE

Chapter 18 MEET SIRI, YOUR NEW PERSONAL ASSISTANT

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE USING SIRI

WAYS TO ACTIVATE SIRI

SETTING UP SIRI TO WORK ON YOUR iPHONE 4S

CHECK OUT HOW SIRI CAN HELP YOU!

    USE SIRI’S DICTATION MODE

    FIND, DISPLAY, OR USE INFORMATION RELATED TO YOUR CONTACTS

    INITIATE A CALL

    FIND YOUR FRIENDS

    SET UP REMINDERS

    READ OR SEND TEXT MESSAGES

    CHECK THE WEATHER OR YOUR INVESTMENTS

    FIND INFORMATION ON THE WEB OR GET ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS

    SCHEDULE AND MANAGE MEETINGS AND EVENTS

    SEND EMAIL AND ACCESS NEW (INCOMING) EMAIL

    SET AN ALARM OR TIMER

    GET DIRECTIONS USING THE MAPS APP

    CONTROL THE MUSIC APP

    FORGET STICKY NOTES–DICTATE NOTES TO YOURSELF

PRACTICE (WITH SIRI) MAKES PERFECT

9780789749123    TOC    12/1/2011

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