Taking Your iPhone 4S to the Max

For iPhone 4S and Other iOS 5-Enabled iPhones

By Michael Grothaus , Erica Sadun , Steve Sande

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Unleash your iPhone 4S or other iOS 5-driven iPhone and take it to the limit using powerful tips and techniques from the gadget gurus at TUAW.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-3581-1
  • 524 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner
  • Publication Date: December 25, 2011
  • Available eBook Formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF
  • Print Book Price: $24.99
  • eBook Price: $17.99
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Unleash the power of your new iPhone 4S or other iOS 5-driven iPhone and take it to the limit using powerful tips and techniques from the Apple experts at TUAW, Erica Sadun, Steve Sande, and Michael Grothaus. Fast and fun to read, Taking Your iPhone 4S to the Max shows you how to get the most out of your iPhone using Apple’s new iOS 5.

Whether you're using the new iPhone 4S or earlier iPhone that runs the new iOS 5, you’ll find all the best undocumented tricks, as well as the most efficient and enjoyable introduction to the iPhone available. Starting with an introduction to iPhone basics, you’ll quickly discover the iPhone’s hidden potential, like how to connect to a TV, use Voice Control using Siri, have video chats with FaceTime, and call friends overseas with low-cost VoIP.

From the unified e-mail inbox and surfing the Web with Mobile Safari, exploring the world of social networking, using the multitasking capabilities of iOS 5, taking and editing photos, shopping for apps, media, and books, or just managing phone calls—you’ll find it all in this book. You’ll even learn tips on where to get the best iPhone accessories. Get ready to take your iPhone 4S and earlier running the new iOS 5 to the max!

What you’ll learn

  • Master the powerful multitasking capabilities of the new iPhone 4S and earlier iOS 5-enabled iPhones
  • Communicate with the world through FaceTime video chats, voice calls, SMS and MMS messaging, email, and social networking
  • Entertain yourself and friends with music, games, books, and videos—all in the palm of your hand
  • Customize your iPhone with your choice of hundreds of thousands of useful and fun apps

Who this book is for

Whether you use your iPhone for video chats with friends and relatives, playing games, keeping up with work, or capturing special moments in photos or video, we wrote this book with you in mind.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

SETUP
1: Selecting, Buying, and Activating Your iPhone
2: Putting Your Data and Media on Your iPhone

MEET THE PHONE
3: Interacting with Your New iPhone
4: Placing Calls with iPhone

GETTING ONLINE
5: Browsing with Wi-Fi and Safari
6: Staying in touch with FaceTime and Messages
7: Setting Up and Using Email

MEDIA AND SHOPPING
8: Touching Your Music
9: Shopping at the Music Store
10: Shopping at the App Store
11: Reading and Buying Books with iBooks + Newstand

PHOTOS, VIDEO AND THE CAMERA
12: Touching Your Photos and Videos (Photos, YouTube, Videos apps, AirPlay)
13: Recording the World Around You with the Camera

ACCESSORIES
14: Staying On Time and Getting There with Clock, Calendar, and Maps
15: Leveraging Your Desk Set: Contacts, Calculator, Notes, Weather, Stocks, Voice Memos, and Reminders

PREFERENCES
16: Customizing your iPhone (Settings & Accessibility)
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