Activate, customize, and navigate your iPhone. Meet Siri, your new voice assistant. Connect with friends using iMessage, FaceTime, and email. Organize your life with Apple's productivity apps. Watch, read, play, and listen to your media collection. Find solutions for common troubleshooting issues. Enhance your iPhone with the latest accessories. Macworld’s iPhone 4S Superguide (the 35th book in our Superguide series) offers in-depth explanations, how-tos, tips, tricks, and troubleshooting for any iPhone-obsessed user in your life. Inside this book, you’ll find a complete rundown of how to use your iPhone to communicate, be productive, and enjoy multimedia. If you’re not sure where to start, don’t worry, because our full-featured guide offers some nice tips for beginners: Take a tour of the iPhone and learn how to activate it; tweak each one of your device’s settings; discover basic gestures for navigating through apps and home screens; and learn about some of our favorite tips and tricks. And don’t forget to meet your new personal voice assistant, Siri, and explore iCloud, Apple’s sync service. Once you’ve gotten everything set up, it’s time to download some third-party apps and explore what your iPhone has to offer. Connect with friends and family using the Phone app, iMessage, and FaceTime; get online using 3G or Wi-Fi; secure your connection via a VPN; browse the Web and email coworkers; and navigate the world with the Maps app and GPS. You can further organize your life with included Apple apps like Calendar, Notes, and Reminders, and expand your work productivity with Apple’s iWork office suite or other third-party apps. When you’ve finished a project, learn how to export it to a cloud service like Dropbox or print it out. More interested in the multimedia side of your iPhone? Check out our chapter on syncing your music, videos, podcasts, TV shows, and apps. You can also play games with friends by using Apple’s Game Center, read books with iBooks, and make movie and musical masterpieces with iMovie and GarageBand, respectively. If you run into trouble, never fear: Our troubleshooting tips will keep your iPhone sailing smooth. And in case you’re stumped on how to best outfit your device, we provide suggestions for great iPhone 4S cases, headphones, speakers, and more.
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