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My iPhone for Seniors: Covers all iPhones running iOS 11, 4th Edition

My iPhone for Seniors: Covers all iPhones running iOS 11, 4th Edition

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Description

  • Copyright 2018
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 736
  • Edition: 4th
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-476637-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-476637-9

Easy, clear, readable, and focused on what you want to do.
Step-by-step instructions for the tasks you care about most.
Large, full-color, close-up photos with callouts to iPhone photos that show you exactly what to do.
Common-sense 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, and other iPhones and iPads; take advantage of AirDrop to instantly share with other iOS and Mac users around you
  • Use Siri to get information, write texts and emails, set reminders/appointments, and more just by speaking to your iPhone
  • Customize your iPhone with folders, wallpaper, ringtones, and much more
  • Use iCloud, Google, and other cloud services to have consistent calendar, contact, and other information on all your devices
  • Communicate via phone calls, FaceTime videoconferences, conference calls, text, email, and more
  • Make your text messages come alive by adding Digital Touches and effects and sharing photos and video
  • Get the most out of Safari to browse the Web and Mail to manage all your email from one Inbox
  • Listen to music, use the Wallet app to manage boarding passes and loyalty cards; pay for purchases safely and securely with Apple Pay; and use other great iPhone apps
  • Capture and edit photos and video; use great camera features such as burst photos, time-lapse and slow-motion video, and Live Photos
  • View your photos in Memories and use them for wallpaper and for your contacts or share them via email, AirDrop, or texts; use iCloud to automatically save and share your photos
  • Find, download, install, and use iPhone apps to help you travel, get information, keep in touch, have fun, and more

Sample Content

Table of Contents

    Using This Book .........................................................xvii
    Getting Started ............................................................xix
Chapter 1: Getting Started with Your iPhone 3
    Getting to Know Your iPhone’s External Features ...............................3
    Getting to Know Your iPhone’s Software .........................................................7
        Using Your Fingers to Control Your iPhone ......................................7
        Going Home .............................................................8
        Touching the iPhone’s Screen .........9
        Working with iPhone Apps .............14
        Using the Home Screens ....................21
        Using the iPhone Plus’ Split-Screen .........................................................22
        Working with the Control Center ...............................................................23
        Working with the Notification Center ..................................................26
        Using Siri Suggestions ...........................29
        Using the Do Not Disturb Mode ..................................................................30
        Using Airplane Mode ...............................31
        Meeting Siri ...........................................................33
        Understanding iPhone Status Icons .......................................................35
        Turning Your iPhone Off or On ..36
        Sleeping/Locking and Waking/Unlocking Your iPhone .............................37
        Working with Touch ID or Face ID ..............................................................40
        Setting Volume .................................................42
Chapter 2: Using Your iPhone’s Core Features 45
    Getting Started .............................................................45
    Working with the Settings App ............47
        Using the Settings App on Any iPhone .............................................48
        Searching for Settings ............................49
        Using the Settings App on an iPhone Plus ...................................50
    Connecting to the Internet Using Wi-Fi Networks .........................51
        Connecting to Open Wi-Fi Networks .....................................................53
        Connecting to Public Wi-Fi Networks ...................................................56
        Disabling Automatic Prompting ..................................................................59
        Forgetting Wi-Fi Networks ...............60
    Connecting to the Internet Using Cellular Data Networks 62
        Configuring Cellular Data Use ....66
    Securing Your iPhone ..........................................71
    Working with Text .....................................................74
        Working with Predictive Text .......75
        Working with Keyboards ....................75
        Using Emojis .........................................................78
        Correcting Spelling as You Type ..............................................79
        Editing Text ............................................................81
        Selecting, Copying, Cutting, or Pasting Text ...............................82
        Correcting Spelling After You’ve Typed .............................................85
        Dictating Text ......................................................87
        Drawing in Text ................................................88
    Using Widgets ................................................................90
    Searching on Your iPhone .............................92
    Working with Siri Suggestions ...............96
    Working with Notifications .........................97
        Working with Visual Notifications ..............................................................98
        Working with Other Types of Notifications ..............................101
    Printing from Your iPhone ........................102
Chapter 3: Setting Up and Using an Apple ID, iCloud, and Other Online Accounts 105
    Getting Started .........................................................106
    Configuring an Apple ID .............................107
        Obtaining an Apple ID .......................108
        Signing In to Your Apple ID ........110
        Changing the Personal Information Associated with Your Apple ID ............112
        Changing Your Apple ID’s Password and Security Settings ......................115
        Changing Your Apple ID’s Payment and Shipping Information .................117
        Changing the Devices Using Your Apple ID ............................119
    Configuring and Using iCloud ............120
        Configuring iCloud to Store Photos ....................................................122
        Enabling iCloud to Store Information on the Cloud ...125
        Configuring Your iCloud Keychain ........................................................127
        Configuring Your iCloud Backup..............................................................129
        Configuring iCloud Drive ...............130
        Managing Your iCloud Storage ..................................................................131
    Setting Up Other Types of Online Accounts on Your iPhone .........................135
        Configuring a Google Account ..................................................................135
        Setting Up an Online Account that Isn’t Built In ...............138
        Configuring Social Media Accounts on Your iPhone ..141
    Setting How and When Your Accounts Are Updated .............144
        Configuring How New Data Is Retrieved for Your Accounts....................145
Chapter 4: Customizing How Your iPhone Works 149
    Getting Started .........................................................149
    Configuring Notifications ..........................150
    Scheduling Do Not Disturb .....................157
    Configuring the Control Center ........161
    Configuring the Widget Center .........164
    Setting Keyboard, Language, and Format Options ..................167
    Setting Keyboard Preferences 167
        Creating and Working with Text Replacements ................172
        Setting Language and Region Preferences ..............................174
        Setting Privacy and Location Services Preferences ...................178
    Configuring Passcode, Touch ID, and Content Restrictions ...................................184
    Configuring Your Passcode and Touch ID ...................................185
        Setting Restrictions for Content and Apps ...............................193
        Setting Accessibility Options ................198
    Customizing How Your iPhone Works with Apps ........................204
    Configuring Your iPhone to Download and Maintain Apps ........................205
        Using the App Store App to Find and Install iPhone Apps ..............................207
        Searching for Apps .................................208
        Browsing for Apps ....................................210
        Downloading Apps ................................213
Chapter 5: Customizing How Your iPhone Looks and Sounds 217
    Getting Started .........................................................217
    Customizing Your Home Screens ...218
        Moving Icons Around Your Home Screens ...............................219
        Creating Folders to Organize Apps on Your Home Screens ....................222
        Placing Icons in Existing Folders ..............................................................224
        Configuring the Home Screen Dock ..................................................226
        Deleting Icons ................................................227
    Setting the Screen’s Brightness, Lock/Wake, Text, View, and Wallpaper Options .........229
        Setting the Screen Brightness and Night Shift Using the Settings App .............230
        Setting the Screen Brightness and Night Shift Using the Control Center ........232
        Setting Auto-Lock and Raise to Wake ..............................................235
        Setting Text Size and Bold ............236
        Setting Text Size Using the Control Center...............................237
        Choosing a View .........................................238
        Setting the Wallpaper on the Home and Lock Screens .......................241
    Choosing the Sounds and Vibratory Feedback Your iPhone Uses .............247
Chapter 6: Managing Contacts 255
    Getting Started .........................255
    Setting Your Contacts Preferences ........................256
    Creating Contacts on Your iPhone258
        Creating New Contacts from Email .....................258
        Creating Contacts Manually ......260
    Working with Contacts on Your iPhone .......................268
        Using the Contacts App...................268
        Accessing Contacts from Other Apps....................273
    Managing Contacts on Your iPhone ..........................275
        Updating Contact Information ...............................275
        Deleting Contacts .....................................277
Chapter 7: Communicating with the Phone and FaceTime Apps 279
    Getting Started .........................................................280
    Configuring Phone Settings ..................280
    Making Voice Calls ...............................................284
        Dialing with the Keypad .................285
        Dialing with Contacts ..........................287
        Dialing with Favorites .........................288
        Dialing with Recents .............................289
        Dialing from the FAVORITES Widget ......................290
    Managing In-Process Voice Calls .....292
        Entering Numbers During a Call ...............................293
        Making Conference Calls................294
        Using Another App During a Voice Call ..................299
    Receiving Voice Calls ........................................300
        Answering Calls ...........................................300
        Answering Calls During a Call .303
    Managing Voice Calls .......................................303
        Clearing Recent Calls ...........................304
        Adding Calling Information to Favorites ............305
        Using the iPhone’s Headset for Calls ........................307
    Using Visual Voicemail ....................................308
        Recording a New Greeting ..........308
        Listening to, Reading, and Managing Voicemails ...........311
        Finding and Listening to Voicemails ..................................................312
        Listening to and Managing Deleted Voicemails ...............314
    Communicating with FaceTime ........316
        Configuring FaceTime Settings ............................317
        Making FaceTime Calls ......................319
        Receiving FaceTime Calls ...............323
        Managing FaceTime Calls ..............324
Chapter 8: Sending, Receiving, and Managing Email 329
    Getting Started .........................................................329
    Configuring Email Accounts ..................330
    Setting Mail App Preferences...............330
    Working with Email ............................................337
        Receiving and Reading Email ..341
        Receiving and Reading Email on an iPhone Plus ............348
        Using 3D Touch for Email ..............350
        Sending Email ................................................353
        Using Mail’s Suggested Recipients ........................357
        Replying to Email ......................................358
        Forwarding Emails ...................................359
    Managing Email .......................................................361
        Checking for New Email ..................362
        Understanding the Status of Email ..............................363
        Managing Email from the Message Screen ..............363
        Managing Email from an Inbox ................................................365
        Managing Multiple Emails at the Same Time .................367
        Organizing Email from the Message Screen ................369
        Organizing Email from the Inbox...................................371
        Viewing Messages in a Mailbox ...............................373
        Saving Images Attached to Email .......................374
        Filtering Email ................................................375
        Searching Your Email ...........................376
        Working with VIPs.....................................379
        Designating VIPs .........................................379
        Accessing VIP Email ................................380
        Managing Junk Email ..........................381
        Marking Junk Email ................................382
Chapter 9: Sending, Receiving, and Managing Texts and iMessages 385
    Getting Started .........................................................385
    Preparing the Messages App for Messaging ...................386
        Setting Your Text and iMessage Preferences ..........................387
        Blocking People from Messaging or Texting You ............394
    Sending Messages ...............................................396
        Creating a New Message and Conversation ...........................397
        Sending Messages in an Existing Conversation ................402
        Applying Effects to Messages You Send .......................................404
        Including Photos or Video You’ve Recently Taken in Messages You Send .......406
        Including Photos or Video Stored on Your iPhone in Messages You Send ......408
        Taking Photos or Video and Sending Them in Messages .....................410
        Using Digital Touches in Messages You Send .......................414
        Adding Apps to Messages ...........417
        Managing Apps in Messages ...419
        Adding Content from Apps to Messages You Send .....422
        Including Instant Audio in Messages You Send .................424
        Adding Your Location to Messages You Send ......................425
        Using Quick Actions to Send Messages ........................................426
    Receiving, Reading, and Replying to Messages .............................427
        Receiving Messages ..............................427
        Reading Messages ...................................428
        Viewing Images or Video You Receive in Messages .....431
        Listening to Audio You Receive in Messages .........................434
        Replying to Messages from the Messages App .................435
        Replying to Messages from a Banner Alert ..............................436
        Having a Messages Conversation ...........................................................437
    Working with Messages ...............................438
        Managing Messages Conversations ...................................................439
        Receiving and Reading Messages on an iPhone Plus ...................443
        Using 3D Touch for Messages .445
        Browsing Attachments to Conversations ....................................446
        Working with Messages from People You Might Not Know ..................448
        Responding to a Message with Icons ...............................................451
        Deleting Messages and Conversations ..........................................451
        Deleting Conversations ....................454
Chapter 10: Managing Calendars 457
    Getting Started .........................................................457
    Setting Calendar, Date, and Time Preferences ................458
    Working with Calendars ..............................460
        Viewing Calendars and Events ..........................460
        Configuring Calendars .......................461
        Navigating Calendars ..........................464
        Viewing Calendars ...................................465
        Using 3D Touch for Events (iPhone 6s/6s Plus and Later) ................469
        Adding Events to a Calendar ....471
        Using Quick Actions with the Calendar App (iPhone 6s/6s Plus and Later).........481
        Searching Calendars .............................482
        Working with Invitations ................483
        Sharing Calendars ....................................488
        Managing Calendars, Events, and Invitations .......................490
Chapter 11: Working with Siri 493
    Getting Started .........................................................493
    Setting Up Siri .............................................................494
    Understanding Siri’s Personality ......497
        Telling Siri What to Do .......................497
        Working with Siri Suggestions ..........................503
    Learning How to Use Siri by Example ....................503
        Using Siri to Make Voice Calls ..504
        Composing New Email with Siri .............................505
        Replying to Emails with Siri ........508
        Having Messages Read to You ...................................510
        Replying to Messages with Siri ...................................511
        Sending New Messages with Siri ..........................513
        Using Siri to Create Events ...........515
        Using Siri to Create Reminders ...................................516
        Using Siri to Get Information ...519
        Using Siri to Play Music ....................520
        Using Siri to Get Directions ........521
        Using Siri to Open Apps ..................523
        Using Siri to Translate ..........................524
    Using Dictation to Speak Text Instead of Typing ...........524
Chapter 12: Surfing the Web 527
    Getting Started .........................................................527
    Setting Safari Preferences .........................529
    Visiting Websites .....................................................534
        Using Bookmarks to Move to Websites ..........................535
        Using Your Favorites to Move to Websites .......................537
        Typing URLs to Move to Websites..........................................539
        Using Your Browsing History to Move to Websites .......541
    Viewing Websites ...................................................542
    Working with Multiple Websites at the Same Time ..................545
        Opening New Pages in the Background ......................................546
        Opening New Pages in a New Tab ........................................................547
        Using Tab View to Manage Open Web Pages ........................548
        Opening Web Pages That Are Open on Other Devices ...........................550
    Searching the Web ..............................................551
    Saving and Organizing Bookmarks ................................553
        Creating Bookmarks ..............................553
        Organizing Bookmarks......................555
        Deleting Bookmarks or Folders of Bookmarks ..............559
    Using 3D Touch with Safari .....................559
    Sharing Web Pages..............................................561
        Emailing a Link to a Web Page .............................561
        Messaging a Web Page .....................563
    Signing In to Websites Automatically ..............................564
Chapter 13: Taking Photos and Video with Your iPhone 567
    Getting Started .........................................................568
    Setting Camera Preferences ...................569
    Using the Camera App to Take Photos and Video with Your iPhone ..............572
        Taking Photos .................................................577
        Taking Panoramic Photos ..............580
        Taking Video .....................................................582
        Taking Photos and Video from the Lock Screen ................583
        Taking Photos and Video from the Control Center .......584
        Taking Photos with Quick Actions (Models with 3D Touch) ...............585
        Scanning QR Codes ................................585
Chapter 14: Viewing and Editing Photos and Video with the Photos App 591
    Getting Started .........................................................591
    Configuring Photos Settings .................592
    Viewing, Editing, and Working with Photos on Your iPhone.......................595
        Finding Photos to Work With by Browsing ...............................595
        Finding Photos to Work With by Searching .............................602
        Viewing Photos Individually ......604
        Using 3D Touch with Photos ....608
        Working with Memories ..................609
        Watching and Changing a Memory’s Slideshow ..............614
        Viewing a Memory’s Photos ......616
        Viewing a Memory’s Photos by Place ...............................................618
        Working with Burst Mode Photos .............................622
        Editing Photos ...............................................624
        Enhancing Photos ....................................625
        Straightening, Rotating, and Cropping Photos ..................626
        Applying Filters to Photos ............629
        Removing Red-Eye from Photos .....................................631
        Making Smart Adjustments to Photos ..............................632
        Marking Up Photos.................................635
        Working with Photos ...........................641
        Sharing Photos via Email................642
        Organizing Photos in a New Album ..................................645
        Adding Photos to an Existing Album ..................................647
        Deleting Photos...........................................649
    Viewing, Editing, and Working with Video on Your iPhone .............................651
        Finding and Watching Videos .651
        Editing Video ...................................................653
    Using iCloud with Your Photos ..........654
        Sharing Your Photos ..............................654
        Adding Photos to a Shared Album .......................................................657
        Working with Photo Albums Shared with You ....................659
Glossary 663
Chapter 15: Working with Other Useful iPhone Apps and Features ONLINE
Chapter 16: Maintaining and Protecting Your iPhone and Solving Problems ONLINE

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