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My iPhone for Seniors (Covers iPhone 7/7 Plus  and other models running iOS 10), 3rd Edition

My iPhone for Seniors (Covers iPhone 7/7 Plus and other models running iOS 10), 3rd Edition

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  • Copyright 2017
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 720
  • Edition: 3rd
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-444723-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-444723-0

 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, iPod touches, 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

 • Configure and sync your information, and efficiently manage contacts and calendars

 • Communicate via phone calls, FaceTime videoconferences, conference calls, text, email, and more

 • Make your text messages come alive by adding Digital Touches and effects

 • Make the most of Safari to browse the Web and Mail to manage all of your email from one Inbox

 • Listen to podcasts, listen to music with Music; find your way with Maps, and use other great iPhone apps

 • Capture and edit photos and video; use great camera features such as burst photos, time-lapse photos, and slow-motion video, and Live Photos

 • View your photos in memories and use them for wallpaper and for your contacts

 • Find, download, install, and use awesome iPhone apps

 • Take advantage of iCloud to keep your content and information in sync on all your devices

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Chapter 17: Maintaining and Protecting Your iPhone and Solving Problems (29.1 MB .pdf)
Glossary (38 KB .pdf)

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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.................................7

                                Touching the iPhone’s Screen................................................8

                                Working with iPhone Apps..............................................14

                                Using the Home Screens.........................................................................20

                                Using the iPhone Plus’ Split-Screen...............................................22

                                Working with the Control Center................................................23

                                Working with the Notification Center...............................26

                                Using Siri Suggestions................................................................28

                                Using the Do Not Disturb Mode..............................29

                                Using Airplane Mode..................................................30

                                Meeting Siri...................................31

                                Understanding iPhone Status Icons...............................33

                                Turning Your iPhone Off or On..............................................35

                                Sleeping/Locking and Waking/Unlocking Your iPhone..................36

                                Signing In to Your Apple ID.................................................39

                                Setting the Volume.........................................................40

Chapter 2: Using Your iPhone’s Core Features 43

                Getting Started........................................43

                Introducing the Settings App......................45

                Using and Configuring Widgets....................45

                                Accessing Widgets...........................................46

                                Configuring the Widget Center..........................................49

                Working with Text........................................53

                                Working with Predictive Text................................53

                                Working with Keyboards.....................................................54

                                Using Emojis....................................56

                                Correcting Spelling as You Type...................................58

                                Editing Text............................................60

                                Selecting, Copying, Cutting, or Pasting Text................................61

                                Correcting Spelling After You’ve Typed......................................................63

                                Dictating Text.................................64

                Searching on Your iPhone.......................66

                Working with Siri Suggestions.................69

                Working with Notifications............................71

                                Working with Visual Notifications.................................72

                                Working with Other Types of Notifications........................75

                                Configuring Your Notifications...........................................76

                                Configuring an App’s Notifications...............................77

                Configuring the Do Not Disturb Mode.........................................81

                Printing from Your iPhone..........................................85

                Working with the Wallet App and Apple Pay.......................................87

                                Working with the Wallet App.......................................87

                                Adding Passes or Cards to Your Wallet Using an App.........................................................................91

                                Adding Passes or Cards to Your Wallet by Scanning Their Codes......................................92

                                Working with Apple Pay......................................................94

                                Adding Credit or Debit Cards to Apple Pay.................................95

                                Managing Apple Pay...................................................98

Chapter 3: Connecting Your iPhone to the Internet, Bluetooth Devices, and iPhones/iPods/iPads 101

                Getting Started...................................102

                Securing Your iPhone.............................103

                Using Wi-Fi Networks to Connect to the Internet........................................................107

                                Connecting to Open Wi-Fi Networks........................................................107

                                Connecting to Public Wi-Fi Networks....................................................................112

                Using Cellular Data Networks to Connect to the Internet..................................114

                                Configuring Cellular Data Use..........................................................118

                Using Bluetooth to Connect to Other Devices...............................122

                                Connecting to Bluetooth Devices..............................................123

                Connecting Your iPhone to Other iPhones, iPod touches, or iPads........................................126

                                Using AirDrop to Share Content with Other iPhones, iPod touches, iPads, or a Mac..........127

                                Enabling AirDrop..............................128

                Using AirDrop to Share Your Content..............................129

                Using AirDrop to Work with Content Shared with You........................132

Chapter 4: Setting Up and Using iCloud and Other Online Accounts 135

                Getting Started........................136

                Configuring and Using iCloud............136

                                Obtaining an iCloud Account...............................138

                                Signing In To Your iCloud Account...................................140

                                Enabling iCloud to Store Your Information on the Cloud.......................142

                                Configuring iCloud Drive.................................144

                                Configuring iCloud to Store Photos.......................145

                                Configuring Your iCloud Backup.........................148

                                Configuring Your iCloud Keychain............................149

                Setting Up Other Types of Built-In Online Accounts on Your iPhone........151

                                Configuring a Google Account..................................152

                                Configuring Other Types of Built-In Online Accounts on Your iPhone..................154

                Configuring Other Types of Online Accounts..................................154

                                Setting Up an Online Account that Isn’t Built-in....................155

                                Configuring a Facebook Account...............................157

                Setting How and When Your Accounts Are Updated......................................159

                                Configuring How New Data Is Retrieved for Your Accounts.................................................160

Chapter 5: Customizing How Your iPhone Works 167

                Getting Started........................167

                Working with the Settings App................................168

                                Using the Settings App on Any iPhone.......................168

                                Searching for Settings........................................170

                                Using the Settings App on an iPhone Plus.............................171

                Setting Keyboard, Language, and Format Options...............172

                                Setting Keyboard Preferences................................173

                                Creating and Working with Text Replacements.................177

                                Setting Language and Region Preferences................................179

                Setting Privacy and Location Services Preferences................182

                Setting a Passcode and Configuring Touch ID.....................188

                                Configuring Your Passcode and Fingerprints ........................188

                Setting Accessibility Options.....................196

                Setting Restrictions for Content and Apps.........................202

                Using the App Store App to Find and Install iPhone Apps....................208

                                Configuring Your iPhone to Download and Maintain Apps...............208

                                Using the App Store App to Find and Install iPhone Apps.................210

                                Searching for Apps............................211

                                Browsing for Apps..........................................214

                                Downloading Apps................................217

Chapter 6: Customizing How Your iPhone Looks and Sounds 221

                Getting Started..............................221

                Customizing Your Home Screens........................222

                                Moving Icons Around Your Home Screens...................................223

                                Creating Folders to Organize Apps on Your Home Screens...................................................226

                                Placing Icons in Existing Folders......................228

                                Configuring the Home Screen Dock...............230

                                Deleting Icons..........................................231

                Setting the Screen’s Brightness, Lock/Wake, Text, View, and Wallpaper Options.......233

                                Setting the Screen Brightness and Night Shift...............234

                                Setting Auto-Lock and Raise to Wake.........................237

                                Setting Text Size and Bold....................................238

                                Choosing a View........................239

                                Setting the Wallpaper on the Home and Lock Screens............................241

                Choosing the Sounds and Vibrations Your iPhone Makes............................246

Chapter 7: Managing Contacts 251

                Getting Started.........................251

                Setting Your Contacts Preferences.....................252

                Creating Contacts on Your iPhone.............................254

                                Creating New Contacts from Email..........................254

                                Creating Contacts Manually............................257

                Working with Contacts on Your iPhone.............................266

                                Using the Contacts App..........................................266

                                Accessing Contacts from Other Apps.....................271

                Managing Your Contacts on Your iPhone................................272

                                Updating Contact Information................................273

                                Deleting Contacts..............................275

Chapter 8: Communicating with the Phone and FaceTime Apps 277

                Getting Started............................278

                Configuring Phone Settings................278

                Making Voice Calls..............................282

                                Dialing with the Keypad.................................283

                                Dialing with Contacts.....................................284

                                Dialing with Favorites....................................285

                                Dialing with Recents.........................................286

                                Dialing from the FAVORITES Widget...............................288

                Managing In-Process Voice Calls..................289

                                Entering Numbers During a Call.....................290

                                Making Conference Calls......................291

                                Using Another App During a Voice Call....................295

                Receiving Voice Calls......................296

                                Answering Calls.....................296

                                Answering Calls During a Call...........................299

                Managing Voice Calls............................299

                                Clearing Recent Calls..........................300

                                Adding Calling Information to Favorites...............301

                                Using the iPhone’s Headset for Calls....................................302

                Using Visual Voicemail...........................303

                                Recording a New Greeting.............................304

                                Listening to, Reading, and Managing Voicemails......307

                                Finding and Listening to Voicemails...........................308

                                Listening to and Managing Deleted Voicemails...................310

                Communicating with FaceTime.................312

                                Configuring FaceTime Settings.....................313

                                Making FaceTime Calls.......................315

                                Receiving FaceTime Calls.....................319

                                Managing FaceTime Calls..............................320

Chapter 9: Sending, Receiving, and Managing Email 325

                Getting Started.............................325

                Setting Mail App Preferences......................................326

                Working with Email......................333

                                Receiving and Reading Email.........................................336

                                Receiving and Reading Email on an iPhone Plus ......................342

                                Using 3D Touch for Email .............................345

                                Sending Email............................348

                                Using Mail’s Suggested Recipients................352

                                Replying to Email....................................353

                                Forwarding Emails..........................355

                Managing Email.........................357

                                Checking for New Email................................357

                                Understanding the Status of Email........................358

                                Managing Email from the Message Screen.........................358

                                Managing Email from an Inbox.....................................360

                                Managing Multiple Emails at the Same Time.....................362

                                Organizing Email from the Message Screen.......................364

                                Organizing Email from the Inbox..................366

                                Viewing Messages in a Mailbox.......................368

                                Saving Images Attached to Email...........369

                                Filtering Email......................371

                                Searching Your Email..........................373

                                Working with VIPs......................................374

                                Designating VIPs....................................375

                                Accessing VIP Email..........................375

                                Managing Junk Email...................................377

                                Marking Junk Email.......................378

Chapter 10: Sending, Receiving, and Managing Texts and iMessages 381

                Getting Started..........................................381

                Preparing the Messages App for Messaging............................................................................................................382

                                Setting Your Text and iMessage Preferences................................................................................................383

                                Blocking People from Messaging or Texting You..................................................................................391

                Sending Messages..........................................393

                                Creating a New Message and Conversation..........................................394

                                Sending Messages in an Existing Conversation........................................399

                                Applying Effects to Messages You Send..............................................................401

                                Including Photos or Video in Messages You Send.......................403

                                Using Digital Touches in Messages You Send..................................410

                                Managing Apps in Messages.............................414

                                Adding Content from Apps to Messages You Send........................418

                                Including Instant Audio in Messages You Send.........................420

                                Adding Your Location to Messages You Send....................421

                                Using Quick Actions to Send Messages .........................423

                Receiving, Reading, and Replying to Messages............................423

                                Receiving Messages.....................................424

                                Reading Messages..............................................425

                                Viewing Images or Video You Receive in Messages..............................427

                                Listening to Audio in Messages You Receive in Messages.........................431

                                Replying to Messages from the Messages App....................................432

                                Replying to Messages from a Banner Alert................................434

                                Having a Messages Conversation............................434

                Working with Messages........................436

                                Managing Messages Conversations........................436

                                Receiving and Reading Messages on an iPhone Plus.................440

                                Using 3D Touch for Messages ...............................442

                                Browsing Attachments to Conversations........................................443

                                Working with Messages from People You Might Not Know.....................444

                                Responding to a Message with Icons.............................446

                                Deleting Messages and Conversations.........................447

                                Deleting Conversations............................449

Chapter 11: Managing Calendars 451

                Getting Started...........................451

                Setting Calendar, Date, and Time Preferences........................452

                Working with Calendars.......................455

                                Viewing Calendars and Events......................456

                                Navigating Calendars......................................460

                                Viewing Calendars..................................................461

                                Using 3D Touch for Events (iPhone 6s/6s Plus and Later)...........465

                                Adding Events to a Calendar....................................467

                                Using Quick Actions with the Calendar App (iPhone 6s/6s Plus and Later)...479

                                Searching Calendars...................................479

                                Working with Invitations...........................482

                                Sharing Calendars.................................................486

                                Managing Calendars, Events, and Invitations..............................488

Chapter 12: Working with Siri 491

                Getting Started...........................491

                Setting Up Siri....................................................492

                Understanding Siri’s Personality...............................494

                Learning How to Use Siri by Example.....................................500

                                Using Siri to Make Voice Calls......................................500

                                Composing New Email with Siri..................................501

                                Replying to Emails with Siri.............................................503

                                Having Messages Read to You..................................................505

                                Replying to Messages with Siri..............................506

                                Sending New Messages with Siri.................................507

                                Using Siri to Create Events........................................508

                                Using Siri to Create Reminders........................509

                                Using Siri to Get Information..............................512

                                Using Siri to Play Music...................................513

                                Using Siri to Get Directions..............................514

                                Using Siri to Open Apps..........................................516

                Using Dictation to Speak Text Instead of Typing.................517

Chapter 13: Surfing the Web 521

                Getting Started...................................521

                Setting Safari Preferences..........................523

                Visiting Websites..............................528

                                Using Bookmarks to Move to Websites..........................528

                                Using Your Favorites to Move to Websites........................531

                                Typing URLs to Move to Websites...............................................534

                                Using Your Browsing History to Move to Websites....................536

                Viewing Websites........................538

                Working with Multiple Websites at the Same Time..........................541

                                Opening New Pages in the Background.............................543

                                Opening New Pages in a New Tab...........................................543

                                Using Tab View to Manage Open Web Pages.....................................544

                                Opening Web Pages That Are Open on Other Devices..........................547

                Searching the Web.....................548

                Saving and Organizing Bookmarks......................550

                                Creating Bookmarks.............................550

                                Organizing Bookmarks............................................552

                                Deleting Bookmarks or Folders of Bookmarks.........................557

                Using 3D Touch with Safari .................................557

                Sharing Web Pages.....................................559

                                Emailing a Link to a Web Page.............................560

                                Messaging a Web Page....................................561

                Signing In to Websites Automatically...............................563

Chapter 14: Taking Photos and Video with Your iPhone 567

                Getting Started...................................568

                Setting Your Photos & Camera Preferences...........................................569

                Using the Camera App to Take Photos and Videos with Your iPhone.................................571

                                Taking Photos..................................576

                                Taking Panoramic Photos.............................................580

                                Taking Telephoto Photos (iPhone 7 Plus Only)..............................581

                                Taking Portrait Photos (iPhone 7 Plus Only).........................583

                                Taking Video................................585

                                Taking Photos and Video from the Lock Screen............................586

                                Taking Photos and Video from the Control Center...................................587

                                Taking Photos with Quick Actions (Models with 3D Touch)..................................588

Chapter 15: Viewing and Editing Photos and Video with the Photos App 593

                Getting Started...................................593

                Viewing, Editing, and Working with Photos on Your iPhone..................................594

                                Finding Photos to Work With by Browsing................................................594

                                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.........................612

                                Viewing a Memory’s Photos...........................................................615

                                Viewing a Memory’s Photos by Place....................................616

                                Working with Burst Mode Photos...........................620

                                Editing Photos..........................................622

                                Enhancing Photos...............................................623

                                Straightening, Rotating, and Cropping Photos....................................625

                                Applying Filters to Photos................................................628

                                Removing Red-Eye from Photos.............................................630

                                Making Smart Adjustments to Photos.....................................631

                                Marking Up Photos....................................................633

                                Working with Photos............................................................636

                                Sharing Photos via Email........................................................637

                                Organizing Photos in a New Album....................................640

                                Adding Photos to an Existing Album...................................642

                                Deleting Photos...........................................643

                Viewing, Editing, and Working with Video on Your iPhone...................644

                                Finding and Watching Videos.....................................645

                                Editing Video...............................646

                Using iCloud with Your Photos.................................648

                                Sharing Your Photos...................................................648

                                Adding Photos to a Shared Album.....................................................650

                                Working with Photo Albums Shared with You.....................................652

Chapter 16: Working with Other Useful iPhone Apps and Features ONLINE

Chapter 17: Maintaining and Protecting Your iPhone and Solving Problems ONLINE

Glossary ONLINE

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