Want to upgrade to iOS 5? We lay out which devices will run Apple's newest mobile OS, and how to download and install it. Once you've gotten the software on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad, we'll walk you through its marquee features: Master new multitasking gestures on the iPad 2 and explore Notification Center; play with Apple's three new apps, Reminders, Messages, and Newsstand; learn about improvements to Safari, Mail, Camera, Photos, and Game Center; check out the smaller tweaks made to Maps, Calendar, Music, Videos, FaceTime, Weather, and Stocks; and discover what's been done under-the-hood in regards to Twitter integration, new typing tricks, AirPlay mirroring, and Accessibility.
If you're confused about Apple's new sync service, iCloud, never fear: Our iOS 5 Upgrade Guide also offers a rundown of the service and each of its features, as well as a step-by-step guide for setting it up on your device. And for those who wish to untether their iOS device from their computer, the guide explains how to take advantage of iOS 5's Wi-Fi Sync and eliminate cord-based backup and information transfer.
Learn all about the new capabilities of iOS 10, along with key features you may have missed from previous iOS updates. Whether you use an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch, you'll find the real-world advice you need to take advantage of iOS 10's refinements quickly.
TidBITS Managing Editor Josh Centers teaches you about a wide range of updated system features like the Lock screen, Widgets screen, Control Center, and notifications. He also loops you in on revised essential apps like Photos, Messages, Mail, Maps, and Safari. Josh even gives you an introduction to home automation by way of the new Home app and Apple's HomeKit specification for third-party devices. Additional special topics cover Family Sharing, accessibility, privacy, managing data usage, improving battery life, and more.
Josh helps you get the most from your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch with advice on:What to check after installing iOS 10Learning to use the massively revised Lock screenHow to work with widgets now that they're free of Notification CenterUsing the new Magnifier to turn your iPhone into a magnifying glassHaving Siri announce the name of the caller for incoming callsGetting started with home automation using the new Home appDealing with the new multi-panel Control CenterUsing the iPad's Slide Over, Split Screen, and Picture in Picture featuresDeleting unused Apple appsViewing, dismissing, and acting on notifications directlyWhat types of apps will be able to integrate with SiriImproved suggestions when you're typingHow Photos creates Memories, and what you can do with themUsing the new People and Places albums in PhotosHow you can use Siri to search for people, places, and things in PhotosPlaying with fun new features of Messages, like handwriting and screen effectsReplying quickly to messages with a tapback responseAvoiding highways and toll roads in Maps directionsUsing the new "Find My Car" feature of MapsControlling home automation devices via SiriLetting important people through an iPhone's Do Not Disturb cone of silenceSetting up Apple Pay in the Wallet app -- and using it in SafariAdding emergency medical information -- and finding it on the Lock screenMaking Siri talk like a guy (or gal)Telling Siri who you mean when you say "Call Mom"Tracking down which apps are hogging your batteryPutting outlines around text "buttons" so they look like buttons
Get the most out of the faster, more streamlined iPad with help from this practical guide. How to Do Everything: iPad, Third Edition gets you started using all the revolutionary new features right away, such as the stunning Retina display, the 5-megapixel iSight camera, and the ultrafast 4G LTE wireless technology. Learn how to customize your iPad, access the Internet, use Mail and Safari, video chat with FaceTime, connect to social networks, and sync and back up your data. Download apps, music, movies, and more, take photos and video, use iCloud, and manage all of your content with ease.Configure, customize, sync, and back up your iPad Connect to Wi-Fi networks and access the web Set up Mail and integrate with other email accounts Install iBooks and download selections from the iBooks library Read newspapers and magazines and connect to social networks Download cool apps from the App Store and incorporate Game Center Use the Music app to create playlists and stream music over a network Download movies, TV shows, music, podcasts, and audiobooks from the iTunes Store Take great photos with the new 5-megapixel iSight camera Shoot video with HD video recorder Video chat using FaceTime Manage your contacts and schedule Navigate with Maps
Are you all about your iPhone? You've come to the right place! iPhone All-in-One For Dummies covers all the basics and beyond to give you hands-on, all-encompassing coverage of your new smartphone. Written in plain English and packed with tons of full-color photographs that help bring the information to life, this friendly guide shows you how to activate the iPhone, control the multi-touch and voice-recognition interfaces, tour the iPhone's built-in apps and settings, set up security features, start sending texts, and configure e-mail. Next, it moves on to tackling the iPhone's more advanced features, like capturing and sharing photos, tapping into maps, acquiring and listening to music, creating and sharing notes and memos, making video calls with FaceTime, and much more.
Fully updated to reflect Apple's newest iPhone hardware and iOS software, along with the new iLife and iWork apps, this new edition of iPhone All-in-One For Dummies takes the guesswork out of making the most of your iPhone. If you're using your Apple smartphone at home, at work, or on the go, everything you need to have fun and work smarter with your iPhone is right inside.Covers iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, and older iPhone models Offers five full-color books of content that add up to nearly 600 pages of material—big bang for your buck Provides steps for setting up your iPhone and synching with iCloud Includes complementary online video course material Walks through troubleshooting and fixing common iPhone problems
Whether this is your first iPhone or an upgrade to the latest version, iPhone All-in-One For Dummies helps you unlock all of its incredible capabilities.
Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone is the visual guide to mastering the powerful features and functionality of Apple's latest smartphone. Whether you're a newbie or upgrading to the latest model, this easy to navigate guide features visually rich tutorials and plenty of step-by-step instructions to help you make sense of all your iPhone's capabilities—from the most basic to the most advanced.
Covering all the exciting features of the latest cutting-edge models, this visual guide helps you learn how to access and download apps, books, music, and video content; send photos and emails; edit movies; synch with Apple devices and services; effectively use the current OS; and much more. Learn the features of iOS with 500 full-color screen shots Master the basic functions of your iPhone and customize its settings to work the way you prefer Ensure you're getting optimal performance from your iPhone Discover how to find the best apps and services to fit your personal and business needs
If you learn faster by seeing and doing, this visual guide will quickly help you unlock the many capabilities of the world's favorite smartphone.