Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X

Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X

by Guy Hart-Davis

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Overview

Know your new iPhone from the inside-out with 900 color screen shots!

Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone is your ultimate guide to getting the most out of your iPhone! Apple's graphics-driven iOS is perfect for visual learners, so this book uses a visual approach to show you everything you need to know to get up and running—and much more. Full-color screen shots walk you step-by-step through setup, customization, and everything your iPhone can do. Whether you are new to the iPhone or have just upgraded to the 7s, 7s Plus, or 8, this book helps you discover your phone's full functionality and newest capabilities. Stay in touch by phone, text, email, FaceTime Audio or FaceTime Video calls, or social media; download and enjoy books, music, movies, and more; take, edit, and manage photos; track your health, fitness, and habits; organize your schedule, your contacts, and your commitments; and much more!

The iPhone is designed to be user-friendly, attractive, and functional. But it is capable of so much more than you think—don't you want to explore the possibilities? This book walks you through iOS visually to help you stay in touch, get things done, and have some fun while you're at it!

  • Get to know iOS with 900 full-color screen shots
  • Master the iPhone's basic functions and learn the latest features
  • Customize your iPhone to suit your needs and get optimal performance
  • Find the apps and services that can make your life easier

The iPhone you hold in your hand represents the pinnacle of mobile technology, and is a masterpiece of industrial design. Once you get to know it, you'll never be without it. Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone is your personal map for exploring your new tech companion.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781119439615
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/30/2017
Series: Teach Yourself VISUALLY (Tech) Series
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 75,662
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Guy Hart-Davis (Barnard Castle, UK) is the author of more than 100 computing books, including Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone 7, Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook 3rd Edition, and Teach Yourself VISUALLY Android 2nd Edition. He also writes about PCs, Windows, Linux, and VBA.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Started with Your iPhone

Identify and Compare the iPhone Models 4

Meet Your iPhone's Hardware Controls 8

Download, Install, and Set Up iTunes 10

Begin Setup and Activate Your iPhone 12

Set Up Your iPhone as New Using iCloud 16

Set Up Your iPhone from an iCloud Backup 20

Set Up Your iPhone from iTunes 22

Choose Which Items to Sync from Your Computer 24

Sync Your iPhone with iTunes via Wi-Fi 28

Explore the Interface and Launch Apps 30

Using Cover Sheet and Today View 32

Using Control Center 34

Using 3D Touch 36

Chapter 2 Personalizing Your iPhone

Find the Settings You Need 40

Choose Which iCloud Items to Sync 42

Choose Which Apps Can Give Notifications 44

Choose Sounds and Haptics Settings 46

Set Display Brightness and Wallpapers 48

Configure Night Shift and Display Zoom 50

Choose Privacy and Location Settings 52

Configure and Use Search 54

Choose Locking and Control Center Settings 56

Set Up and Use Do Not Disturb Mode 58

Customize Today View 60

Secure Your iPhone with Touch ID or Face ID 62

Configure Restrictions and Parental Controls 64

Set Up Family Sharing and Add Members 66

Choose Date, Time, and International Settings 68

Chapter 3 Using Voice, Accessibility, and Continuity

Give Commands with Siri 72

Dictate Text Using Siri 74

Gather and Share Information with Siri 76

Configure Siri to Work Your Way 78

Set Up VoiceOver to Identify Items On-Screen 80

Configure Other Accessibility Features 82

Using Your iPhone with Your Mac 88

Using Your iPhone with Apple Watch 90

Chapter 4 Setting Up Communications

Set Up Your Mail Accounts 94

Control How Your E-Mail Appears 96

Organize Your E-Mail Messages by Threads 98

Set Your Default E-Mail Account 100

Control How Your Contacts Appear 101

Browse or Search for Contacts 102

Create a New Contact 104

Import Contacts from a SIM Card 106

Choose Default Alert Options for Calendar Events 107

Choose Your Default Calendar and Time Zone 108

Set Up and Use Wallet and Apple Pay 110

Chapter 5 Making Calls and Messaging

Make Phone Calls and FaceTime Audio Calls 114

Using a Wireless Headset or Car System 116

Mute a Call or Put a Call on Hold 117

Make a Conference Call 118

Make Video Calls Using FaceTime 120

Save Time with Call Favorites and Recents 122

Send Text and Multimedia Messages 124

Using Emoji and iMessage Features 126

Manage Your Instant Messages 128

Choose Settings for Messages 130

Block and Unblock Senders 132

Set Up and Use the Emergency SOS Feature 134

Chapter 6 Networking and Social Networking

Using Airplane Mode 138

Monitor Your Cellular Network Usage 139

Control Cellular Data and Background Refresh 140

Connect Your iPhone to a Different Carrier 142

Turn Data Roaming On or Off 143

Connect Bluetooth Devices to Your iPhone 144

Share Items via AirDrop 146

Share Internet Access via Personal Hotspot 148

Connect to Wi-Fi Networks and Hotspots 150

Set Up and Enjoy Social Networking 152

Chapter 7 Working with Apps

Customize the Home Screen 156

Organize Apps with Folders 158

Switch Quickly from One App to Another 160

Find Apps on the App Store 162

Update and Remove Apps 164

Cut, Copy, and Paste Text 166

Format and Replace Text 168

Chapter 8 Browsing the Web and E-Mailing

Browse the Web with Safari 172

Access Websites Quickly with Bookmarks 174

Create Bookmarks 176

Keep a Reading List of Web Pages 178

Navigate Among Open Web Pages Using Tabs 180

Tighten Up Safari's Security 182

Manage Your App and Website Passwords 184

Read E-Mail 186

Reply To or Forward an E-Mail Message 188

Organize Your Messages in Mailbox Folders 190

Write and Send E-Mail Messages 192

Chapter 9 Keeping Your Life Organized

Browse Existing Events in Your Calendars 196

Create New Events in Your Calendars 198

Work with Calendar Invitations 200

Track Your Commitments with Reminders 202

Keep Essential Documents at Hand with Wallet 206

Get Your Bearings with Compass 208

Find Your Location with Maps 210

Find Directions with Maps 212

Explore with 3D Flyover 214

Using Maps' Favorites and Contacts 216

Take Notes 218

Using Stocks, Weather, and Clock 220

Using the Health App 222

Manage Files with the Files App 224

Chapter 10 Enjoying Music, Videos, and Books

Navigate the Music App and Set Preferences 230

Play Music Using the Music App 232

Play Videos Using the TV App 234

Play Music and Videos Using AirPlay 236

Create a Music Playlist 238

Listen to Apple Music Radio 240

Read Digital Books with iBooks 242

Chapter 11 Working with Photos and Video

Take Photos with the Camera App 246

Take Live, Timed, Portrait, and Panorama Photos 248

Apply Filters to Your Photos 250

Edit Your Photos 252

Capture Video 256

Browse Photos Using Years, Collections, and Moments 258

Browse Photos Using Memories 260

Browse Photos Using the Map 261

Browse Photos Using iCLoud Photo Sharing 262

Browse Photos Using Albums 264

Share Photos Using My Photo Stream 266

Share Photo Streams with Other People 268

Share and Use Your Photos and Videos 270

Play Slide Shows of Photos 272

Chapter 12 Advanced Features and Troubleshooting

Connect to a Network via VPN 276

Connect Your iPhone to Exchange Server 278

Update Your iPhone's Software 280

Extend Your iPhone's Runtime on the Battery 282

Back Up and Restore Using Your Computer 284

Back Up and Restore Using iCloud 286

Reset Your iPhone's Settings 288

Troubleshoot Wi-Fi Connections 290

Locate Your iPhone with Find My iPhone 292

Manage Your Apple ID 296

Index 298

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