The following accessories are included with iPhone: Apple headset. Use the Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic (iPhone 5 and later) or the Apple Earphones with Remote and Mic (iPhone 4s) to listen to music and videos, and make phone calls. See...
Connecting cable. Use the Lightning to USB Cable (iPhone 5 and later) or the 30-pin to USB Cable (iPhone 4s) to connect iPhone to your computer to sync and charge. Apple USB power adapter. Use with the Lightning to USB Cable or the 30-pin to USB Cable to charge the iPhone battery.
3D Touch With iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, you can use 3D Touch to see previews, find useful shortcuts, and more. For example, in Mail, press a message in the mailbox list for a peek at the message contents, then slide up to see a list of actions. Or press a little deeper to pop the message open.
View photos and videos Access your default card, relevant pass, or last transaction by pressing Wallet on the Home screen. See Apple Pay Get more information about movies, TV shows, and music videos in the Videos app by pressing a thumbnail.
On iPhone SE and iPhone 5s and earlier, the Sleep/Wake button is on the top edge: iPhone locks automatically if you don’t touch the screen for a minute or so. To adjust the timing, go to Settings > General > Auto-Lock. Turn iPhone on. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the Apple logo appears.
6, iPhone 6 Plus, or later, you can also use the Touch ID sensor for authentication when using Apple Pay (in countries where Apple Pay is supported) to make a purchase in a store or from within an app. See...
information Lock the ringer and alert volumes. Go to Settings > Sounds, then turn off Change with Buttons. To limit the volume for music and videos, go to Settings > Music > Volume Limit. Note: In some European Union (EU) countries, iPhone may warn that you’re setting the volume above the EU recommended level for hearing safety.
If you were given a SIM card to install, install it before setting up iPhone. Important: A Micro-SIM card (iPhone 4s) or a Nano-SIM card (iPhone 5 and later) is required to use cellular services when connecting to GSM networks and some CDMA networks.
Airplane mode Airplane mode is on—you can’t make phone calls, and other wireless functions may be disabled. See Travel with iPhone Your carrier’s LTE network is available, and iPhone can connect to the Internet over that network. (iPhone 5 and later. Not available in all areas.) See Cellular settings UMTS...
iPhone is set to work with a TTY machine. See support Portrait orientation lock The iPhone screen is locked in portrait orientation. See Change the screen orientation Alarm An alarm is set. See Alarms and timers Location Services An item is using Location Services. See Privacy Bluetooth®...
See Find places Use more cards with Apple Pay. Apple Pay now supports Discover and store credit cards. And in addition to your credit and debit cards, you can add rewards cards to Wallet and receive and redeem rewards using Apple Pay. See Apple Pay Find services using CarPlay.
In addition, two-factor authentication is an extra layer of security for your Apple ID designed to ensure that all the photos, documents, and other important data you store with Apple can be accessed only by you,...
See Back up iPhone Note: Find My iPhone is turned on when you sign in with your Apple ID during setup. Activation Lock is engaged to help prevent anyone else from activating your iPhone, even if it is completely restored. Before you sell or give away your iPhone, you should reset it to...
Some carriers let you unlock iPhone for use with their network. To see if your carrier offers this option, see support.apple.com/HT1937 . Contact your carrier for authorization and setup information. You need to connect iPhone to iTunes to complete the process. Additional fees may apply.
If you already have an Apple ID, use it when you first set up iPhone, and whenever you need to sign in to use an Apple service. If you don’t already have an Apple ID, you can create one whenever you’re asked to sign in. You only need one Apple ID for everything you do with Apple.
CDs or purchased somewhere other than the iTunes Store, can also be stored in iCloud and played on demand. With an Apple Music membership, any music you added from Apple Music is accessible from iPhone. See Apple Music .
Find My iPhone: Locate your missing iPhone on a map, lock it remotely, play a sound, display a message, or erase all the data on it. Find My iPhone also includes Activation Lock, which requires your Apple ID and password to disable Find My iPhone, erase iPhone, or re-activate your device. See Find My iPhone Find My Friends: Share your location with friends and family.
App Store. For more information about iCloud, see www.apple.com/icloud . For support information, see www.apple.com/support/icloud Set up other mail, contacts, and calendar accounts iPhone works with Microsoft Exchange, and many of the most popular Internet-based mail, contacts, and calendar services.
contains more items than can fit on your device. Note: If you use iTunes Match or have iCloud Music Library turned on, you can manually manage only video. Connect iPhone to your computer Connecting iPhone to your computer lets you sync content from your computer using iTunes.
Set up wireless syncing. Connect iPhone to your computer. In iTunes on your computer, select your iPhone, click Summary, then select Sync with this iPhone over Wi-Fi. If Wi-Fi syncing is turned on, iPhone syncs when it’s connected to a power source, both iPhone and your computer are on and connected to the same wireless network, and iTunes is open on your computer.
Date & Time, then turn 24-Hour Time on or off. (24-Hour Time may not be available in all areas.) Apple Watch Use the Apple Watch app (not available in all areas) to learn more about Apple Watch, and to pair your Apple Watch with iPhone. Just tap the Apple Watch app, and follow the onscreen instructions.
Your iPhone name The name of your iPhone is used by both iTunes and iCloud. Change the name of your iPhone. Go to Settings > General > About > Name. iPhone in the enterprise To use iPhone with your work accounts, you need to know the settings your organization requires.
Add an icon for the user guide to the Home screen: Tap , then tap Add to Home Screen. View the user guide in a different language: Tap the language link (English, for example) at the bottom of the home page, then choose a language.
Basics Use apps Start at home Tap an app to open it. Press the Home button anytime to return to the Home screen. Swipe left or right to see other screens.
Switch between apps You can easily switch between the apps you’re using. View open apps. Double-click the Home button to reveal your open apps. Swipe left or right to see more. To switch to another app, tap it. On iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, press the left edge of the screen, then swipe right to switch apps.
Close an app. If an app isn’t working properly, you can force it to quit. Swipe the app up from the app switcher display. Then try opening the app again. Search for apps. If you have lots of apps, you can use Search to find and open them. Drag right from the Home screen to see the Search screen, or drag the center of the Home screen down to see the search field.
Drag a photo, map, or webpage in any direction to see more. To quickly jump to the top of a page, tap the status bar at the top of the screen. Zoom in and out Pinch open a photo, webpage, or map for a close-up—then pinch closed to zoom back out. In Photos, keep pinching to see the collection or album the photo’s in.
Many apps give you a different view when you rotate iPhone. To lock the screen in portrait orientation, swipe up from the bottom edge of the screen to open Control Center, then tap The Portrait orientation lock icon appears in the status bar when the screen orientation is locked.
Turn off Reachability. Tap Settings > General > Accessibility, then turn off Reachability. App extensions Some apps let you extend the functionality of your iPhone. An app extension may appear as a sharing option, action option, a widget in Notification Center, a file provider, or a custom keyboard.
App extensions can also help you edit a photo or video in your Photos app. For example, you can download a photo-related app that lets you apply filters to photos from your Photos app. Install app extensions. Download the app from the App Store, then open the app and follow the onscreen instructions.
Create a new Home screen. While arranging apps, drag an app to the right edge of the last Home screen. The dots above the Dock show how many Home screens you have, and which one you’re viewing. You can also customize the Home screen using iTunes, when iPhone is connected to your computer.
You can have multiple pages of apps in a folder. Delete a folder. Drag out all the apps—the folder is deleted automatically. Change the wallpaper Wallpaper settings let you set an image or photo as wallpaper for the Lock screen or Home screen.
When choosing an image for new wallpaper, the Perspective Zoom button determines whether your selected wallpaper is zoomed. For wallpaper you already set, go to the Wallpaper setting, then tap the image of the Lock screen or Home screen to see the Perspective Zoom button.
Adjust the screen brightness. Go to Settings > Display & Brightness, then drag the slider. If Auto-Brightness is on, iPhone adjusts the screen brightness for current light conditions using the built-in ambient light sensor. You can also adjust the brightness in Control Center. Use Night Shift.
Tap Shift to type uppercase, or touch the Shift key and slide to a letter. Double-tap Shift for caps lock. To enter numbers, punctuation, or symbols, tap the Number key or the Symbol key . If you haven’t added any keyboards, tap to switch to the Emoji keyboard.
The onscreen keyboard for iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, and iPhone 6s Plus includes additional keys you may find useful. You can see these keys when you hold iPhone in landscape orientation. You can also use an Apple Wireless Keyboard to enter text. See Use an Apple Wireless Keyboard .
Select text. Tap the insertion point to display the selection options. Or double-tap a word to select it. Drag the grab points to select more or less text. In read-only documents, such as webpages, touch and hold to select a word. You can cut, copy, or paste over selected text.
Settings > iCloud, then turn on iCloud Drive. Use an Apple Wireless Keyboard You can use an Apple Wireless Keyboard (available separately) to enter text on iPhone. The keyboard connects via Bluetooth, so you must first pair it with iPhone.
For example, it doesn’t anticipate your next word or automatically correct misspelled words. Pair an Apple Wireless Keyboard with iPhone. Turn on the keyboard, go to Settings > Bluetooth and turn on Bluetooth, then tap the keyboard when it appears in the Devices list.
If you like, you can dictate instead of typing. Make sure Enable Dictation is turned on (in Settings > General > Keyboard) and iPhone is connected to the Internet. Note: Dictation may not be available in all languages or in all areas, and features may vary. Cellular data charges may apply.
Use Voice Control. Turn Siri off in Settings > General > Siri, then press and hold the Home button until the Voice Control screen appears and you hear a beep, or press and hold the center button on your headset. See Use an Apple headset For best results: Speak clearly and naturally...
Make a call Siri and Voice Control . For more about using Voice Control, including information about using Voice Control in different languages, see support.apple.com/HT201936 Search You can search iPhone, the Internet, and apps for useful information, including: Sports scores and schedules...
Places nearby Items in the news Search with iPhone. Drag right from the Home screen to show Search. Tap an item to get more information, or tap the search field. Results occur as you type; to hide the keyboard and see more results on the screen, tap Search. Tap an item in the list to open it. Choose what to search.
on AirDrop. See AirDrop Open Control Center. Swipe up from the bottom edge of any screen (even the Lock screen). Open the currently playing audio app. Tap the song title. Close Control Center. Swipe down, tap the top of the screen, or press the Home button. Turn off access to Control Center in apps or on the Lock screen.
Alerts can also appear on the Lock screen. Respond to an alert without leaving your current app. Pull down on the alert when it appears at the top of your screen. Note: This feature works with text and email messages, calendar invitations, and more. Respond to an alert when iPhone is locked.
order of your information, touch , then drag it to a new position. Note: You can’t see the Edit key if you access Today View from the Lock screen. Set notification options. Go to Settings > Notifications. Tap an app to set its notification options.
(iOS 7 or later). With iOS 8 (or later), you can share with Mac computers with OS X Yosemite (or later). AirDrop transfers information using Wi-Fi and Bluetooth—both must be turned on. To use AirDrop, you need to be signed in to iCloud using your Apple ID. Transfers are encrypted for security.
Children under 13 can participate in Family Sharing, too. As a parent or legal guardian, the family organizer can provide parental consent for a child to have his or her own Apple ID, and create it on the child’s behalf. Once the account is created, it’s added to the family...
Family Sharing as the family organizer, then invite family members to join. Create an Apple ID for a child. Go to Settings > iCloud > Family, scroll to the bottom of the screen, then tap Create an Apple ID for a child.
Share My Purchases. On your computer, you can also hide specific purchases so they aren’t available to other family members. See support.apple.com/HT201322 Share photos or videos with family members. When you set up Family Sharing, a shared album called Family is automatically created in the Photos app on all family members’...
Yosemite or later, PCs with iCloud for Windows 5, or on iCloud.com . To access iCloud Drive, you must be signed in to iCloud with your Apple ID. iCloud Drive works with Pages, Numbers, Keynote, GarageBand, and some iCloud-enabled third-party apps. Storage limits are subject to your iCloud storage plan.
8 or later, or OS X Yosemite or later. For more information about upgrading to iCloud Drive, see support.apple.com/HT201104 Set up iCloud Drive. Go to Settings > iCloud > iCloud Drive, then turn on iCloud Drive and follow the onscreen instructions.
Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Maps, Messages, Reminders, Calendar, Contacts, and even some third-party apps. For Handoff to work, you must be signed in to iCloud using the same Apple ID on all your devices, and they must be within Bluetooth range of one another (about 33 feet or 10 meters).
Mac computers (OS X Yosemite or later) where you’re signed in to iCloud using the same Apple ID. Instant Hotspot uses your iPhone Personal Hotspot, without you having to enter a password or even turn on Personal Hotspot.
After you turn on Personal Hotspot, other devices can connect in the following ways: Wi-Fi: On the device, choose your iPhone from the list of available Wi-Fi networks. USB: Connect iPhone to your computer using the cable that came with it. In your computer’s Network preferences, choose iPhone and configure the network settings.
Turn off contact suggestions. Go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars, then turn off Contacts Found in Mail. Turn off event suggestions. Go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars, then turn off Events Found in Mail. AirPlay Use AirPlay to stream music, photos, and video wirelessly to Apple TV and other AirPlay-...
Cancel a job. Select it in Print Center, then tap Cancel Printing. Use an Apple headset The Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic (iPhone 5 and later) and the Apple Earphones with Remote and Mic (iPhone 4s) feature a microphone, volume buttons, and the center button, which lets you answer and end calls or control audio and video playback, even when iPhone is locked.
Use the center button to reach Siri or Voice Control. Press and hold the center button. Make requests Voice Control Bluetooth devices You can use Bluetooth devices with iPhone, including headsets, car kits, stereo headphones, or an Apple Wireless Keyboard. For supported Bluetooth profiles, see support.apple.com/HT3647...
Connect to a Bluetooth device. Tap the device in the Devices list, then follow the onscreen instructions to connect to it. See the documentation that came with the device for information about Bluetooth pairing. For information about using an Apple Wireless Keyboard, see Use an Apple Wireless Keyboard iPhone must be within about 33 feet (10 meters) of the Bluetooth device.
Wi-Fi networks (if you have Wi-Fi turned on), and GPS (may not be available in all areas). The location data collected by Apple isn’t collected in a form that personally identifies you. When an app is using Location Services, appears in the status bar.
Once enrolled, when you enter your Apple ID and password for the first time on a new device, you’re asked to verify your identity with a six-digit verification code. This code is displayed automatically on your other devices or sent to a phone number you trust. Just enter the code to sign in and access your information on your new device.
Note: If you turn iPhone off after setting up the Touch ID sensor, you’ll be asked to confirm your passcode when you turn iPhone back on and unlock it the first time. You’ll also be asked for your Apple ID password for the first purchase you make in the iTunes Store, App Store, or iBooks Store.
then follow the onscreen instructions. If you set up iCloud Keychain on other devices, you need to approve the use of iCloud Keychain from one of those devices, or use your iCloud Security Code. Important: If you forget your iCloud Security Code, you have to start over and set up your iCloud Keychain again.
When your iPhone is in Lost Mode, Find My iPhone attempts to suspend or remove the ability to pay with credit and debit cards used for Apple Pay (iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and later). See...
Charge and monitor the battery iPhone has an internal, lithium-ion rechargeable battery. For more information about the battery—including tips for maximizing battery life—see www.apple.com/batteries WARNING: For important safety information about the battery and charging iPhone, see Important safety information Charge the battery. Connect iPhone to a power outlet using the included cable and USB power adapter.
Rechargeable batteries have a limited number of charge cycles and may eventually need to be replaced. The iPhone battery isn’t user replaceable; it should be replaced by Apple or an authorized service provider. See www.apple.com/batteries/service-and-recycling...
turn Wi-Fi or Bluetooth back on to enable those services, even while in Airplane Mode. Turn on Airplane Mode. Swipe up from the bottom edge of the screen to open Control Center, then tap . You can also turn Airplane Mode on or off in Settings. When Airplane Mode is on, appears in the status bar at the top of the screen.
Siri Make requests Siri lets you speak to your iPhone to send messages, schedule meetings, place phone calls, and much more. Siri understands natural speech, so you don’t have to learn special commands or keywords. Ask Siri anything, from “set the timer for 3 minutes” to “what movies are showing tonight?”...
Get Siri hints. Ask Siri “what can you do,” or tap The onscreen response from Siri often includes information or images that you can tap for additional detail, or to perform some other action. Change the voice gender for Siri. Go to Settings > General > Siri > Siri Voice (may not be available in all areas).
Note: Siri uses Location Services when your requests require knowing your location. See Privacy Siri and apps Siri works with many of the apps on iPhone, including Phone, Messages, Maps, Clock, Calendar, and more. For example, you can say things like: “Call Mom at home”...
available on select automobiles. WARNING: For important information about avoiding distractions that could lead to dangerous situations, see Important safety information Use Siri Eyes Free. Connect iPhone to your car using Bluetooth. Refer to the user guide that came with your car. For more information about using Siri in your car, see About CarPlay Siri settings...
Phone Phone calls Make a call Making a call on iPhone is as simple as choosing a number in your contacts, or tapping one of your favorites or recent calls. WARNING: For important information about avoiding distractions that could lead to dangerous situations, see Important safety information Add favorites.
Dial manually. Tap Keypad, enter the number, then tap Call. Paste a number to the keypad: Tap the screen above the keyboard, then tap Paste. Enter a soft (2-second) pause: Touch the “*” key until a comma appears. Enter a hard pause (to pause dialing until you tap the Dial button): Touch the “#” key until a semicolon appears.
Wi-Fi Calling lets you make and receive phone calls on your iPad or iPod touch (iOS 9), Apple Watch (watchOS 2), or Mac (OS X El Capitan), as long as you’re signed in to iCloud and FaceTime with the same Apple ID on the device you’re using for calls. Your iPhone doesn't need to be on the same network as your other devices or even turned on.
Services. Some carriers may use the address you registered with the carrier when signing up for Wi-Fi Calling as your location. For more information about Wi-Fi calls, see support.apple.com/HT203032 Keep it quiet Want to go offline for a while? Swipe up from the bottom edge of the screen to open Control Center, then turn on Do Not Disturb or Airplane Mode.
Settings > Phone > Blocked. You will not receive voice calls, FaceTime calls, or text messages from blocked callers. For more information about blocking calls, see support.apple.com/HT201229 While on a call When you’re on a call, the screen shows several call options.
Note: With CDMA, you can’t switch between calls if the second call was outgoing, but you can merge the calls. You can’t merge calls if the second call was incoming. If you end the second call or the merged call, both calls are terminated. Conference calls With GSM, you can set up a conference call with up to five people (depending on your carrier).
Tap the Back button. Press the Sleep/Wake button or the Home button. Use the keypad to dial a non-emergency number. Visual voicemail Visual voicemail lets you see a list of your messages and choose which one to listen to or delete, without having to wade through all of them.
“Do I have any new voicemail?” “Play the voicemail from Emily” Delete a message. Swipe or tap the message, then tap Delete. Note: In some areas, deleted messages may be permanently erased by your carrier. Your voice messages may also be deleted if you change your SIM card. Manage deleted messages.
For CDMA accounts, contact your carrier for information about enabling and using these features. See support.apple.com/HT202176 Ringtones and vibrations iPhone comes with ringtones that sound for incoming calls, Clock alarms, and the Clock timer. You can also purchase ringtones from songs in the iTunes Store. See...
Set network options. Go to Settings > Cellular to: Turn data roaming on or off Turn cellular data on or off Turn voice roaming on or off (CDMA) Use GSM networks abroad (CDMA) Usage information Turn off cellular services. Go to Settings, turn on Airplane Mode, then tap Wi-Fi and turn it on.
Require a PIN to unlock your SIM when you turn iPhone on (required by some carriers) Go to Settings > Sounds to: Set ringtones and volume Set vibration options Set the sound for new voicemail Once you select a network, iPhone uses only that network. If the network is unavailable, “No service”...
Safari Safari at a glance Use Safari on iPhone to browse the web, use Reading List to collect webpages to read later, and add page icons to the Home screen for quick access. Use iCloud to see pages you have open on other devices, and to keep your bookmarks, history, and reading list up to date on your other devices.
Quickly search a site you’ve visited before. Enter the name of the site, followed by your search term. For example, enter “wiki einstein” to search Wikipedia for “einstein.” Go to Settings > Safari > Quick Website Search to turn this feature on or off. Have your favorites top the list.
Preview items with a press. On iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, press a link to get a peek. Press a little deeper to open it. Open a link in a new tab. Touch and hold the link, then tap Open in New Tab. If you’d rather open new pages in the background, go to Settings >...
See the latest. Tap next to the address in the search field to update the page. See a tab’s history. Touch and hold or . View the desktop version of a site. If you want to see the full desktop version of a site instead of the mobile version, tap , then tap Request Desktop Site.
Save a reading list for later Save interesting items in your reading list so you can revisit them later. You can read pages in your reading list even when you’re not connected to the Internet. Add the current page to your reading list. Tap , then tap Add to Reading List.
Fill in forms Whether you’re logging in to a website, signing up for a service, or making a purchase, you can fill in a web form using the onscreen keyboard or have Safari fill it in for you using AutoFill. Tired of always having to log in? When you’re asked if you want to save the password for the site, tap Yes.
stored, so you still enter that yourself. If you’re not using a passcode for iPhone, you might want to start; see Use a passcode with data protection Submit a form. Tap Go, Search, or the link on the webpage. Use Reader for distraction-free reading Use Safari Reader to focus on a page’s primary content.
View your saved passwords. Go to Settings > Safari > Passwords, then enter your iPhone passcode or use Touch ID. Erase your browsing history and data from iPhone. Go to Settings > Safari > Clear History and Website Data. Visit sites without making history. Tap , then tap Private.
Mail Write messages WARNING: For important information about avoiding distractions that could lead to dangerous situations, see Important safety information Create a new message from the Home screen. On iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, press Mail, then choose the New Message quick action. See 3D Touch Add attachments.
Go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Mark Addresses, then define the domains that you don’t want marked. You can enter multiple domains separated by commas, such as “apple.com, example.org.” Ask Siri. Say something like: “New email to Jonah Schmidt”...
Finish a message later Look at another message while you’re writing one. Swipe down on the title bar of a message you’re writing. When you’re ready to return to your message, tap its title at the bottom of the screen. If you have more than one message waiting to be finished, tap the bottom of the screen to see them all.
Flag a message so you can find it later. Tap while reading the message. To change the appearance of the flagged message indicator, go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Flag Style. To see the Flagged mailbox, tap Edit while viewing the Mailboxes list, then tap Flagged.
Recover a deleted message. Go to the account’s Trash mailbox, open the message, then and move the message. Or, if you just deleted it, shake iPhone to undo. To see deleted messages across all your accounts, add the Trash mailbox. To add it, tap Edit in the mailboxes list, then select it in the list.
Open an attachment with another app. Touch and hold the attachment until a menu appears, then tap the app you want to use to open the attachment. Some attachments automatically show a banner with buttons you can use to open other apps. See messages with attachments.
want to appear in the menus at Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Swipe Options. Organize your mail with mailboxes. Tap Edit in the mailboxes list to create a new one, or rename or delete one. (Some built-in mailboxes can’t be changed.) There are several smart mailboxes, such as Unread, that show messages from all your accounts.
Note: You need a Wi-Fi or cellular connection to stream Apple Music, Radio, and Connect content. In some cases an Apple ID is also required. Services and features are not available in all areas, and features may vary by area. Additional charges may apply when using a cellular connection.
Join Apple Music. You can join Apple Music when you first open Music, or later in Settings > Music > Join Apple Music. Note: You can play Apple Music and Radio tracks on only one device at a time unless you have an Apple Music Family Membership, which lets you play music on multiple devices. If you end your Apple Music membership, you can no longer stream Apple Music tracks or play Apple Music tracks saved for offline play.
View music tweaked to your taste. Tap to play an album or playlist. Tap an album or a playlist’s album art to view its contents. If you find a recommendation you don’t care for, touch and hold it, then tap I Don’t Like This Suggestion. To get more recommendations, pull down to refresh the list.
, then tap . To stream an added song to iPhone, tap it within My Music. Save Apple Music. To save music to iPhone so that you can play it when you don’t have a Wi-Fi or cellular connection, tap to add it to My Music, then tap to download it.
Double tap to play the previous song in an album or playlist. Skip to any point in a song. Drag the playhead. Decrease the scrubbing speed by sliding your finger down the screen. Share music. Tap , then choose a sharing option. Shuffle.
Fit the music to the mood. Scroll down, then tap Activity Playlists to play music that fits with what you’re doing (or how you’re feeling). Get expert advice. Scroll down, then tap Apple Editors Playlists or Curator Playlists to discover music recommended by music experts. Tap Follow to keep up with your favorite experts.
Create a station. When browsing an artist, song, or genre, tap , then tap Connect Even if you’re not an Apple Music member you can follow your favorite artists, learn more about them, read their recent posts, and comment on what you find.
Create playlists to organize your music. If you’re an Apple Music member, tap My Music, tap Playlists, then tap New Playlist. (If you’re not an Apple Music member, tap Playlists at the bottom of the screen.) Enter a title and description, tap Add Songs, then select songs and albums to add to the playlist.
View particular playlists. In addition to playlists you create, Playlists includes playlists you added from Apple Music, as well as those shared with you. To view just the playlists you created, tap All Playlists, then tap My Playlists. You can also choose to see just Apple Music Playlists or only the playlists saved on iPhone.
Go to Settings > Music, then turn on iCloud Music Library. My Music My Music includes any Apple Music content you added, music and music videos synced to iPhone, iTunes purchases, and the music you make available through iTunes Match.
Browse and play your music. Tap the sorting menu to display your music by Artists, Albums, Songs, and more. Tap the album art to play a song or album. Tap the Miniplayer to display the Now Playing screen. Save music to iPhone. Tap next to an album, playlist, or track in My Music, then tap View only music stored on iPhone.
Apple ID. Go to Settings > Music > Add Playlist Songs to My Music to turn this setting on or off. Get audio controls from the Lock screen or when using another app. Swipe up from the bottom edge of the screen to open Control Center.
Go to Settings > Music to set options for Music. The options you see depend on your membership status. Join Apple Music: If you’re not currently an Apple Music member, you can show Apple Music features as well as become a member.
Note: To prevent changes to the volume limit, go to Settings > General > Restrictions > Volume Limit, then tap Don’t Allow Changes. Sound Check: Sound Check normalizes the volume level of your audio content.
If you’re signed in to iMessage using the same Apple ID on other iOS devices or a Mac (OS X Mavericks or later), you can start a conversation on one device and continue it on another. For security, messages you send with iMessage are encrypted before they’re sent.
Start a conversation. Tap , then enter a phone number or email address, or tap , then choose a contact. You can also start a conversation by touching and holding a phone number in Mail, Calendar, or Safari, then choosing Send Message. Or, on iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, press the phone number, then choose the Message quick action.
Quickly respond to a message. On iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, press a conversation in the Messages list, then swipe up to see available actions. Resume a conversation. Tap the conversation in the Messages list. Use picture characters. When you type a message, tap to change to the Emoji keyboard.
Senders. This turns off notifications for iMessages from people who are not in your contacts and sorts them into a separate Messages list. When you view a message from an unknown sender, tap Report Junk (below the message) to delete it and send it to Apple. Manage conversations Conversations are saved in the Messages list.
View the Messages list. In a conversation, tap Messages or swipe to the right. On iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6s Plus, you can also rotate iPhone to landscape orientation to see both the Messages list and the selected conversation. Forward a message or attachment.
Quickly take and send a photo or video. Touch and hold . Then slide to take a photo or video. Tap to preview your video. To save space, Video Messages that you receive are deleted automatically two minutes after you view them, unless you tap Keep. To keep them automatically, go to Settings > Messages >...
Go to Settings > Messages, where you can: Turn iMessage on or off Notify others when you’ve read their messages Specify phone numbers, Apple IDs, and email addresses to use with Messages Set SMS and MMS options Show the Subject field...
Calendar Calendar at a glance Ask Siri. Say something like: “Set up a meeting with Barry at 9.” "Do I have a meeting at 10?” "Where is my 3:30 meeting?” Add an event. In day view, touch and hold a time until a new event appears, then fill in the event details.
and notes for the calendars you’re viewing are searched. Ask Siri. Say something like: “What’s on my calendar for Friday?” View a weekly calendar. Rotate iPhone sideways. Change your view. Tap a year, month, or day to zoom in or out on your calendar. In week or day view, pinch to zoom in or out.
stays on your calendar, but it doesn’t appear as busy to others who send you invitations. Quickly send an email to attendees. Tap the event, tap Invitees, then tap Use multiple calendars Turn on iCloud, Google, Exchange, or Yahoo! calendars. Go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars, tap an account, then turn on Calendar.
View the Holidays calendar. Tap Calendars, then tap Holidays to include national holidays with your events. View events sent to you in Mail messages. Tap Calendars, then tap Events Found in Mail. To turn off notifications for these events, go to Settings > Notifications > Calendar > Events Found in Mail.
Calendar settings Several settings in Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars affect Calendar and your calendar accounts. These include: Syncing of past events (future events are always synced) Display of events found in Mail messages Default calendar for new events Default time for alerts Time zone override, to show dates and times using a different time zone Which day starts the week Display of week numbers in the monthly calendar...
Photos View photos and videos The Photos app lets you view the photos and videos: Taken with Camera on iPhone Stored in iCloud (see iCloud Photo Library Shared from others (see iCloud Photo Sharing Synced from your computer (see Sync with iTunes Saved from an email, text message, webpage, or screenshot The Photos app includes tabs for Photos, Shared, and Albums.
Tap Albums to see how photos and videos are organized by albums. See Organize photos and videos View all your photos and videos. By default, Photos displays a representative subset of your photos when you view by year or by collection. To see all your photos and videos, go to Settings >...
Duplicate as Still Photo. Open the most recent photo from the Home screen. On iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, press Photos, then choose the Most Recent Photo quick action. See 3D Touch View by location. While viewing by year or by collection, tap . Photos and videos that include location information appear on a map, showing where they were taken.
Delete, then tap Delete Photo or Delete Video. If you use iCloud Photo Library, deleted photos and videos are permanently removed from all your devices using iCloud Photo Library with the same Apple ID.
You can access your photos and videos in iCloud Photo Library from any device where you’re signed in using the same Apple ID. Use the Photos app on iOS devices and Mac computers to open and edit your photos and videos.
30 days; download photos to your computer or iOS device if you want to keep them permanently. For more information, see support.apple.com/HT201317 Manage My Photo Stream contents. In the My Photo Stream album, tap Select. Save your best shots on iPhone: Select the photos, then tap Add To.
subscribe to other people’s shared albums. You can invite others using iCloud Photo Sharing (iOS 6 or later or OS X Mountain Lion or later) to view your albums, and they can leave comments if they wish. If they’re using iOS 7 or OS X Mavericks or later, they can add their own photos and videos.
Delete photos from a shared album. Select the shared album, tap Select, select the photos or videos you want to delete, then tap . You must be the owner of the shared album, or the owner of the photo. Delete comments from a shared album. Select the photo or video that contains the comment.
You can also copy a photo or video, then paste it into an email or text message (MMS or iMessage). Share or copy multiple photos and videos. While viewing by moment, tap Share. Save or share a photo or video you receive. Email: Tap to download it if necessary, then touch and hold the item to see sharing and other options.
Photo filters let you apply different color effects, such as Mono or Chrome. Tap Adjustments to set Light, Color, and B&W (black & white) options. Tap the down arrow, then tap next to Light, Color, or B&W to choose the element you want to adjust.
vertical bars beneath the frame viewer. (See Shoot some video for information about Slo- Mo.) Print photos Print to an AirPrint-enabled printer. Print a single photo: Tap , then tap Print. Print multiple photos: While viewing a photo album, tap Select, select the photos, tap then tap Print.
4. The Photos app opens and displays the photos and videos available for importing. 5. Select the photos and videos to import. Import all items: Tap Import All. Import just some items: Tap the items you want to import (a checkmark appears for each), tap Import, then tap Import Selected.
Camera Camera at a glance Quick! Get the camera! From the Lock screen, just swipe up. Or swipe up from the bottom edge of the screen to open Control Center, then tap You can take still photos and videos with the iSight camera on the back of iPhone and the FaceTime camera on the front.
Take photos and videos Camera offers several photo and video modes, which let you shoot stills, square-format photos, panoramas, time-lapse, videos, and slow-motion videos (iPhone 5s and later). Choose a mode. Drag the screen left or right, or tap the camera mode labels. Turn the flash on or off.
right corner of the photo. To delete the burst of photos, tap it, then tap Apply a filter: Tap to apply different color effects, such as Mono or Chrome. To turn off a filter, tap , then tap None. You can also apply a filter later, when you edit the photo.
Capture an experience with time-lapse. (iSight camera) Choose Time-Lapse, set up iPhone where you want, then tap the Record button to start capturing a sunset, a flower opening, or other experiences over a period of time. Tap the Record button again to stop recording.
trim videos Ask Siri. Say something like: “Open Camera” “Take a picture” Shoot some video Make a video. Choose Video, then tap the Record button, or press either volume button, to start and stop recording. Video records at 30 fps (frames per second). On iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and later, you can switch it to 60 fps in Settings >...
8.1 or later devices where you’re signed in to iCloud using the same Apple ID. You can also upload and download your photos and videos from the Photos app on iCloud.com. See iCloud Photo Library Sync photos and videos to iPhone from your Mac.
Video Adjust the volume of the shutter sound with the Ringer and Alerts settings in Settings > Sounds. Or mute the sound using the Ring/Silent switch. (In some countries, muting is disabled.)
Weather Get the current temperature and ten-day forecast for one or more cities around the world, with hourly forecasts for the next 12 hours. Weather uses Location Services to get the forecast for your current location. Swipe up to see your detailed forecast. Swipe left or right to see weather for another city, or , then choose a city from the list.
“What’s the weather for today?” “How windy is it out there?” “When is sunrise in Paris?” See all cities at once. Pinch the screen or tap Choose a forecast from the Home screen. On iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, press Weather, then choose a location.
Clock Clock at a glance The first clock displays the time based on your location when you set up iPhone. Add other clocks to show the time in other major cities and time zones. Ask Siri. Say something like: “What time is it?” “What time is it in London?”...
No wasting time! You can also use the stopwatch to keep time, record lap times, or set a timer to alert you when time’s up. Set an alarm, timer, or stopwatch from the Home screen. On iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, press Clock, then choose a quick action.
Maps Find places WARNING: For important information about navigation and avoiding distractions that could lead to dangerous situations, see Important safety information Move around Maps by dragging the screen. To face a different direction, rotate with two fingers. To return to north, tap the compass in the upper right.
Search for a location. Tap the search field. You can search for a location in different ways. For example: Intersection (“8th and Market”) Area (“Greenwich Village”) Landmark (“Guggenheim”) Zip code Business (“movies,” “restaurants San Francisco CA,” “Apple Inc New York”) Maps may also list recent locations, searches, or directions that you can choose from.
, then choose Map, Transit, or Satellite. If transit information is unavailable, tap View Routing Apps to use an app for public or other modes of transportation. (Not available on iPhone 4s.) Mark a location. Touch and hold the map until a dropped pin appears.
Directions Home or Search Nearby quick action. (See 3D Touch .) Directions are from your current location. To get other directions, tap the search field. (For availability of nearby suggestions, see www.apple.com/ios/feature-availability/#maps-nearby Choose an alternate route. If multiple routes appear, tap the one you want to take.
If transit routes are unavailable in your area, tap View Routing Apps to use an app for other modes of transportation. (On iPhone 4s, tap Apps for other modes of transportation.) Choose a transit time or date. Find a transit route, tap More Routes (below the map), tap Options, then select a time or date for departure or arrival.
Share a route. Find a route, tap , then choose an option like Mail or AirDrop. See Share from apps Hear turn-by-turn directions for a route. Find a route, then tap Start. Maps follows your progress and speaks turn-by-turn directions to your destination. If iPhone auto-locks, Maps stays onscreen and continues to announce directions.
File > Share > Send to [your device]. Your Mac and iPhone must both be set up with iCloud to use the same Apple ID. You can also use Handoff to pick up directions on one device where you left off on another.
View a 3D map. Tap , then tap 3D Map. Or, drag two fingers up. (Zoom in for a closer look if the 3D map doesn’t appear.) For best effect, use the satellite view. Tap , then tap Satellite. Adjust the angle. Drag two fingers up or down. Take a 3D tour with Flyover.
Volume. Set distances to appear in miles or kilometers Choose whether all map labels appear in your regional language (as specified in Settings > General > Language & Region > iPhone Language)
Videos Videos at a glance Open the Videos app to watch movies, TV shows, and music videos. To watch video podcasts, open the Podcasts app—see Podcasts at a glance . To watch videos you record using Camera on iPhone, open the Photos app. WARNING: For important information about avoiding hearing loss, see Important safety information...
Stream videos from your computer. Turn on Home Sharing in iTunes on your computer. Then, on iPhone, go to Settings > Videos and enter the Apple ID and password you used for Home Sharing on your computer. Then open Videos on iPhone, and tap Shared at the top of the list of videos.
Scale the video to fill the screen or fit to the screen. Tap . Or double-tap the video. If you don’t see the scaling controls, your video already fits the screen perfectly. Start over from the beginning. If the video contains chapters, drag the playhead along the scrubber bar all the way to the left.
Videos settings Go to Settings > Videos, where you can: Choose where to resume playback the next time you open a video Choose to show only videos that are downloaded to this device Log in to Home Sharing...
On iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and later, you can add credit and debit cards (including store credit and debit cards) to Wallet. Use them to make purchases in stores that accept contactless payments, as well as within apps that support Apple Pay (not available in all areas). See...
If a pass notification appears on the Lock screen, slide up to open Wallet and display the pass. If you added a card to use with Apple Pay, double-click the Home button when iPhone is locked to quickly access a relevant pass in Wallet.
, then tap Delete. Apple Pay On iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and later, you can use Apple Pay (not available in all areas). With Apple Pay, you can keep up to eight credit and debit cards available for making contactless payments in stores, and for making payments within apps that support Apple Pay.
Enter the security code for the card, then tap Next. Note: The card issuer determines if your card is eligible to use with Apple Pay, and may ask you to provide additional information to complete the verification process. Many credit and debit cards can be used with Apple Pay.
Pay within an app. Make your selections for goods or services within an app. When checking out, look for the Apple Pay payment option. Tap the Apple Pay button or app checkout button, then review the information that appears (for example, the card you’re using for the payment, your email, and the shipping method).
Apple Pay purchases, use a different phone number, or change contact information for purchases, go to Settings > Wallet & Apple Pay. Use a store card or rewards card automatically with Apple Pay. Tap a supported store or rewards card, tap , then turn on Automatic Selection.
Lock screen, tap the pass, tap the Info button, then turn off Show On Lock Screen. For iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, and iPhone 5c, go to Settings > Passcode, tap Turn Passcode On, then turn off Wallet. Pass notifications continue to appear, but you must enter a passcode to view the pass.
Set up notes. Go to Settings > iCloud, then turn on Notes. Your iCloud notes appear on all your iOS devices and Mac computers that use the same Apple ID. Note: If you’ve been using an earlier version of Notes, you may need to upgrade your iCloud notes to use all the new features—sketching, checklists, paragraph styles, password...
Create a new note. Tap . The first line of the note becomes the note’s title. Start a new note from the Home screen. On iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, press Notes, then choose a quick action. See 3D Touch Ask Siri.
New Notes Start With. Add an attachment. When you’re in another app and find something (like a location in Maps or a webpage in Safari) that you want to add to one of your notes, tap Share or , then tap Add to Notes.
Use different drawing tools. Tap a drawing tool to use it. On iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, if you press a little deeper as you draw, the pencil and marker leave a darker line, and the pen tool leaves a wider line. Press a little deeper as you erase, and the area you erase increases.
results. Sort your notes. Go to Settings > Notes, then choose whether to sort notes by date edited, date created, or title. Preview a note. On iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, press a note in the notes list to get a peek;...
Notes in this account appear only on your iPhone. Choose the default account for new notes you create with Siri. Go to Settings > Notes. See all folders in an account. Tap at the top of a list of notes. Lock your notes Use a password to lock and unlock updated notes in your iCloud account or in your On My iPhone account.
Touch ID. However, you can set a new password for any notes you want to protect going forward. For more information, see support.apple.com/HT205794 Import notes from another app to Notes Import notes from another app. (Upgraded notes only) Export the notes from a supported app.
Reminders Reminders at a glance Reminders lets you keep track of all the things you need to do. Add a reminder. Tap a list, then tap a blank line. Add a reminder from the Home screen. On iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, press Reminders, then choose a quick action.
“Read my work to-do list” “Remind me to call my mom at 5” Delete a list. While viewing a list, tap Edit, then tap Delete List. All of the reminders in the list are also deleted. Delete a reminder. Swipe the reminder left, then tap Delete. Change the order of lists.
Be reminded when you arrive at or leave a location. Swipe a reminder to the left, tap More, then turn on “Remind me at a location.” Tap Location, then select a location in the list, or enter an address. After you define a location, you can drag to change the size of the geofence on the map, which sets the approximate distance at which you want to be reminded.
Stocks Keep track of the major exchanges and your stock portfolio, see the change in value over time, and get news about the companies you’re watching. Manage your stock list. Tap Add an item: Tap . Enter a symbol, company name, fund name, or index, then tap Search.
Reading List. To add all news articles to your reading list, tap Add All to Reading List. Ask Siri. Say something like: “How are the markets going?” “How’s Apple stock today?” Find out more. Tap YAHOO! View a full-screen chart. Rotate iPhone to landscape orientation. (On iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6s Plus, rotate to landscape orientation, then touch the chart to expand it to full- screen view.) Swipe left or right to see your other stock charts.
Use iCloud to keep your stock list up to date on your iOS devices. Go to Settings > iCloud, then turn on iCloud Drive. See iCloud...
Store at a glance Use the iTunes Store to add music, movies, TV shows, and more to iPhone. Note: You need an Internet connection and an Apple ID to use the iTunes Store. The iTunes Store is not available in all areas.
trending among other iTunes users, or enter info in the search field, then tap Search again. Find songs, TV shows, and movies from the Home screen. On iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, press iTunes Store, then choose the Search quick action. See 3D Touch Access family members’...
Use iTunes Pass. You can add an iTunes Pass to Wallet, which makes it easy to add money to your Apple ID so you can make purchases from the iTunes Store, App Store, and iBooks Store without using a credit or debit card. To add your iTunes Pass in iTunes Store, tap a category, scroll to the bottom, tap Redeem, then tap Get Started under iTunes Pass.
To set options for the iTunes Store, go to Settings > iTunes & App Store. View or edit your account. Tap your Apple ID, then tap View Apple ID. To change your password, tap the Apple ID field, then tap Password.
Wi-Fi (unless you turn off this feature), so you can keep up with the latest improvements and features. Note: You need an Internet connection and an Apple ID to use the App Store. The App Store is not available in all areas.
If you know what you’re looking for, tap Search. Or tap Categories to browse by type of app. Find apps from the Home screen. On iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, press App Store, then choose a quick action. See 3D Touch Access family members’...
Use iTunes Pass. You can add an iTunes Pass to Wallet, which makes it easy to add money to your Apple ID so you can make purchases from the iTunes Store, App Store, and iBooks Store without using a credit or debit card. To add your iTunes Pass in App Store, tap Featured, scroll to the bottom, tap Redeem, then tap Get Started under iTunes Pass.
App suggestions are based on your current location and appear on the Lock screen and in the app switcher.
iBooks Get books Get books from the iBooks Store. In iBooks, use the buttons at the bottom of the screen to access the iBooks Store. Tap Featured to browse the latest releases, or Top Charts to view the most popular. To find a specific book, tap Search. Get a book from the Home screen.
then choose from the menu of recently accessed books. See 3D Touch Show the controls. Tap near the center of a page. Not all books have the same controls, but some of the things you can do include searching, viewing the table of contents, and sharing what you’re reading.
Change the brightness. Tap . If you don’t see , tap first. Dim the screen when it’s dark. Turn on Auto-Night Theme to automatically change the bookshelf, page color, and brightness when using iBooks in low-light conditions. (Not all books support Auto-Night Theme.) Interact with multimedia Some books have interactive elements, such as movies, diagrams, presentations, galleries, and 3D objects.
Listen to an audiobook Open an audiobook. Audiobooks are identified by a on the cover. Tap the book you want to listen to. If you don’t see it in the library, swipe left or right to view other collections. Skip farther forward or back. Touch and hold the arrows, or slide and hold the cover. To change the number of seconds that skipping moves, go to Settings >...
Organize books View books by title or by cover. Tap How far along am I? On iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, press a book’s cover to view your stats and other info. If it’s an audiobook, you’ll see the listening time remaining. See Touch View only audiobooks or PDFs.
The document is also added to your other devices where you’ve turned on iCloud for iBooks and you’re signed in to iCloud with the same Apple ID. To change whether to use iCloud for iBooks, go to Settings > iCloud > iCloud Drive, then turn iBooks on or off.
Go to Settings > iBooks, where you can: Sync collections and bookmarks (including notes and current page information) with your other devices. Display online content within a book. Some books might access video or audio that’s stored on the web. Use the cellular network.
Don’t Mute near the top of the screen. For You For You presents the best stories from the channels and topics you added to Favorites, as well as Top Stories—Apple-curated stories that appear at the top of the For You feed.
Play a video in the story feed. Tap to play videos in your feed. Get newer stories. Pull down to refresh the For You feed. Quickly like, save, or share a story. Swipe the story left, then choose Like, Save, or Share.
Apple News Format stories in the channel use the new text size. The new text size is also applied to the channel’s Apple News Format stories on iOS devices where you’re signed in to iCloud using the same Apple ID, and News is turned on for iCloud.
Share stories. When viewing a story, tap , then choose a sharing option such as Message or Twitter. To share a story in your feed, swipe left, tap Share, then choose a sharing option. Report a concern. If, while viewing a story, you believe it’s mislabeled or inappropriate, tap , then tap Report a Concern.
News keeps track of a wide variety of topics, which makes it easy to find the stories that interest you. Search for channels and topics. Tap Search, then enter the name of a channel (CNN or Wired, for example) or a topic (fashion, business, or politics, for example). Tap to add an item to your favorites.
Save and delete stories. When viewing your story feed, swipe left, then tap Save. When reading a story, tap to save it. To read a saved story, tap Saved, then tap the story. Stories that display are not currently stored on iPhone. Tap to save them to iPhone for offline reading.
Lock screen for someone attending to you in an emergency. If you use Apple Watch to track fitness activity, you can view your move, exercise, and stand data and goals in the dashboard, and share it with third-party apps.
Collect data from Apple Watch. Once you pair Apple Watch with your iPhone, data is automatically sent to the Health app. For example, to see heart rate data recorded by Apple Watch, open the Health app on iPhone, then tap Health Data > Vitals > Heart Rate.
app. Enter your own data. If the data type item is in your Dashboard, just tap it there, then tap Add Data Point. Otherwise, tap Health Data at the bottom of the screen, tap the item you want to update, then tap Add Data Point. Stop app data collection.
Prevent viewing. Tap Medical ID, tap Edit, then turn off Show When Locked.
With a Wi-Fi connection and an Apple ID, you can make and receive FaceTime calls (first sign in using your Apple ID, or create a new account). You can also make FaceTime calls over a cellular data connection, which may incur additional charges. To turn off this feature, go to Settings >...
FaceTime, then type the name or number you want to call in the entry field at the top. Tap to make a video call, or tap to make a FaceTime audio call. Or tap to open Contacts and start your call from there. Quickly call or send a message to a recent contact.
FaceTime calls, or text messages from blocked callers. For more information about blocking calls, see support.apple.com/HT201229 Settings Go to Settings > FaceTime, where you can: Turn FaceTime on or off Specify a phone number, Apple ID, or email address to use with FaceTime Set your caller ID...
Calculator Tap numbers and functions in Calculator, just as you would with a standard calculator. Get to Calculator quickly! Swipe up from the bottom edge of the screen to open Control Center. To use the scientific calculator, rotate iPhone to landscape orientation. Ask Siri.
Podcasts Podcasts at a glance Open the Podcasts app, then browse, subscribe to, and play your favorite audio or video podcasts on iPhone. Get podcasts and episodes Discover more podcasts. Tap Featured or Top Charts at the bottom of the screen. Search for new podcasts.
them. Preview or stream an episode. Tap the podcast, then tap an episode. Get more info. Tap , then tap View Full Description to get episode details. Tap any links in podcast or episode descriptions to open them in Safari. Find new episodes.
episodes, and more. See podcast info while you listen. Tap the podcast image on the Now Playing screen. Skip forward or back with greater accuracy. Move your finger toward the top of the screen as you drag the playhead left or right. When you’re close to the playback controls, you can scan quickly through the entire episode.
Create a station. Tap My Podcasts, tap , then tap Add Station. Name your station, tap Save, then add podcasts. To play the podcasts in your station, tap My Podcasts, then tap next to the station. Peek at station episodes. On iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, press a station to see its episodes.
Have episodes downloaded automatically Limit the number of podcasts that are downloaded Choose whether to keep episodes after you finish them...
Get started. Open Game Center. If you see your nickname at the top of the screen, you’re already signed in. Otherwise, you’ll be asked for your Apple ID and password. Use quick actions. On iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, press a bubble on the Me page to see available actions.
Sign out? No need to sign out when you quit Game Center, but if you want to, go to Settings > Game Center, then tap your Apple ID. Play games with friends Invite friends to a multiplayer game. Tap Friends, choose a friend, choose a game, then in the upper right.
Report a Problem. Game Center settings Go to Settings > Game Center, where you can: Sign out (tap your Apple ID) Allow invites Let nearby players find you Edit your Game Center profile (tap your nickname) Get friend recommendations from Contacts or Facebook Specify which notifications you want for Game Center.
Compass Compass at a glance Find a direction, see your latitude and longitude, find level, or match a slope. Quickly access compass. On iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, tap Extras on the Home screen, press Compass, then choose the Start Compass quick action. See 3D Touch See your location.
proximity, distance, or direction. On the level Quickly access the level. On iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, tap Extras on the Home screen, press Compass, then choose the Start Level quick action. See 3D Touch Show the level. Swipe left on the Compass screen. Hang it straight.
better recording quality, the loudest level should be between –3 dB and 0 dB. Preview before saving. Tap to the left of the Record button. To position the play head, drag the recording level display left or right. Record over a section. Drag the recording level display to position the record/play head, then tap Trim the excess.
recorded, but is deleted from any other iPhone or iPod touch you synced. If you delete a synced voice memo on iPhone, it’s copied back to iPhone the next time you sync with iTunes, but you can’t sync that copy back to iTunes a second time. Sync voice memos with iTunes.
Contacts Contacts at a glance iPhone lets you access and edit your contact lists from personal, business, and other accounts. Set your My Info card for Safari, Siri, and other apps. Go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars, tap My Info, then select the contact card with your name and information. Ask Siri.
Then tap the label and choose one from the list, or tap Add Custom Label to create one of your own. Add your friends’ social profiles. While viewing a contact, tap Edit, then tap “add social profile.” You can add Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, LinkedIn, Myspace, and Sina Weibo accounts, or create a custom entry.
Besides entering contacts, you can: Use your iCloud contacts: Go to Settings > iCloud, then turn on Contacts. Import your Facebook Friends: Go to Settings > Facebook, then turn on Contacts in the “Allow These Apps to Use Your Accounts” list. This creates a Facebook group in Contacts.
Link contacts. If two entries for the same person aren’t linked automatically, you can unify them manually. Tap one of the contacts, tap Edit, tap Link Contacts, choose the other contact entry to link to, then tap Link. When you link contacts with different first or last names, the names on the individual cards don’t change, but only one name appears on the unified card.
Click Summary, then click Configure Accessibility at the bottom of the Summary screen. For more information about iPhone accessibility features, see www.apple.com/accessibility Accessibility Shortcut Use the Accessibility Shortcut. Go to Settings > General > Accessibility, tap Accessibility Shortcut, then choose a shortcut.
Switch Control AssistiveTouch Guided Access (The shortcut starts Guided Access if it’s already turned on. See Guided Access Hearing Aid Control (if you have paired Made for iPhone hearing aids) Not so fast. To slow down the speed required to triple-click the home button, go to Settings >...
Unlock iPhone. Press either the Sleep/Wake or Home button, tap the slider to focus on it, then double-tap the screen. On iPhone 5s and later, you can unlock iPhone by placing your finger on the Home button if you set up Touch ID. See Touch ID Enter your passcode silently.
viewing open apps, then swipe up or down. Rearrange your Home screen. Select an icon on the Home screen, double-tap and hold your finger on the screen until you hear three rising tones. The item’s relative location is described as you drag. Lift your finger when the icon is in its new location. Drag an icon to the edge of the screen to move it to another Home screen.
gestures without affecting iPhone or its settings. Practice VoiceOver gestures. Go to Settings > General > Accessibility > VoiceOver, then tap VoiceOver Practice. When you finish practicing, tap Done. If you don’t see the VoiceOver Practice button, make sure VoiceOver is turned on. Here are some key VoiceOver gestures: Navigate and read Tap: Select and speak the item.
(either word-by-word or character-by- character), or to jump from one item to another of a certain type, such as headers or links. When you use an Apple Wireless Keyboard to control VoiceOver, the rotor lets you adjust...
See Use VoiceOver with an Apple Wireless Keyboard VoiceOver basics Explore. Drag your finger over the screen. VoiceOver speaks each item you touch. Lift your finger to leave an item selected.
Mute VoiceOver: Double-tap with three fingers; repeat to unmute. If you’re using an external keyboard, press the Control key. Silence sound effects: Go to Settings > General > Accessibility > VoiceOver, then turn off Use Sound Effects. Use a larger VoiceOver cursor. Go to Settings > General > Accessibility > VoiceOver, then turn on Large Cursor.
Use the onscreen keyboard When you activate an editable text field, the onscreen keyboard appears (unless you have an Apple Wireless Keyboard attached). Activate a text field. Select the text field, then double-tap. The insertion point and the onscreen keyboard appear.
Move the insertion point past the punctuation at the end of a word or sentence. Use the rotor to switch back to character mode. When moving the insertion point by line, VoiceOver speaks each line as you move across it. When moving forward, the insertion point is placed at the beginning of the next line (except when you reach the last line of a paragraph, when the insertion point is moved to the end of the line just spoken).
General > Accessibility > VoiceOver > Speech. Write with your finger Handwriting mode lets you enter text by writing characters on the screen with your finger. In addition to normal text entry, use handwriting mode to enter your iPhone passcode silently or open apps from the Home screen.
Exit handwriting mode. Do a two-finger scrub, or set the rotor to a different selection. Type onscreen braille With Braille Screen Input enabled, you can use your fingers to enter 6-dot or contracted braille directly on the iPhone screen. Enter braille with iPhone laying flat in front of you (tabletop mode), or hold iPhone with the screen facing away so your fingers curl back to tap the screen (screen away mode).
Use VoiceOver with an Apple Wireless Keyboard You can control VoiceOver using an Apple Wireless Keyboard paired with iPhone. See an Apple Wireless Keyboard Use the following VoiceOver keyboard commands to navigate the screen, select items, read screen contents, adjust the rotor, and perform other VoiceOver actions. For the commands, you can use the Control-Option key combination or the Caps Lock key, abbreviated in the list that follows as “VO.”...
Option–Right Arrow Adjust the rotor: Up Arrow–Left Arrow or Up Arrow–Right Arrow You can also use the number keys on an Apple Wireless Keyboard to dial a phone number in Phone or enter numbers in Calculator. Single-key Quick Nav for web browsing When you view a webpage with Quick Nav on, you can use the following keys on the keyboard to navigate the page quickly.
Heading: H Link: L Text field: R Button: B Form control: C Image: I Table: T Static text: S ARIA landmark: W List: X Item of the same type: M Level 1 heading: 1 Level 2 heading: 2 Level 3 heading: 3 Level 4 heading: 4 Level 5 heading: 5 Level 6 heading: 6...
VoiceOver is turned on. For a list of supported braille displays, see www.apple.com/accessibility/ios/braille- display.html Connect a braille display. Turn on the display, then go to Settings > Bluetooth and turn on Bluetooth.
Announcement History contains an unread message The current Announcement History message hasn’t been read VoiceOver speech is muted The iPhone battery is low (less than 20% charge) iPhone is in landscape orientation The screen display is turned off The current line contains additional text to the left The current line contains additional text to the right Set the leftmost or rightmost cell to display status information.
Reduce page clutter for easier reading and navigation. Select the Reader item in the Safari address field (not available for all pages). If you pair an Apple Wireless Keyboard with iPhone, you can use single-key Quick Nav commands to navigate webpages. See...
Explore the map. Drag your finger around the screen, or swipe left or right to move to another item. Zoom in or out. Select the map, set the rotor to Zoom, then swipe down or up with one finger. Pan the map. Swipe with three fingers. Browse visible points of interest.
Many apps let you zoom in or out on specific items. For example, you can double-tap or pinch to look closer in Photos or expand webpage columns in Safari. There’s also a general Zoom feature that lets you magnify the screen no matter what you’re doing. You can zoom the entire screen (Full Screen Zoom) or zoom part of the screen in a resizable window and leave the rest of the screen unmagnified (Window Zoom).
> General > Accessibility > Zoom > Zoom Filter, then choose an option. Or triple-tap with three fingers, then tap Choose Filter in the zoom controls that appear. While using Zoom with an Apple Wireless Keyboard, the screen image follows the insertion point, keeping it in the center of the display. See...
can also: Adjust the speaking rate Choose to have individual words highlighted as they’re read Have text read to you. Select the text, then tap Speak. You can also have iPhone read the entire screen to you. See Speak Screen Speak Screen iPhone can read the contents of the screen to you, even if you don’t use VoiceOver.
Increase text contrast where possible. Go to Settings > General > Accessibility, then turn on Increase Contrast. Button Shapes iPhone can add a colored background shape or an underline to buttons so they’re easier to see. Emphasize buttons. Go to Settings > General > Accessibility, then turn on Button Shapes. Reduce screen motion You can stop the movement of some screen elements, for example, the parallax effect of icons and alerts against the wallpaper, or motion transitions.
Hear audio descriptions. Go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Audio Descriptions, then turn on Prefer Audio Descriptions. Hearing aids Made for iPhone hearing aids If you have Made for iPhone hearing aids, you can use iPhone to adjust their settings, stream audio, or use iPhone as a remote mic.
To take advantage of this, all of the devices must be on the same Wi-Fi network and signed in to iCloud using the same Apple ID. Hearing Aid Mode iPhone has a Hearing Aid Mode that, when activated, may reduce interference with some hearing aid models.
Subtitles & Captioning > Style, where you can choose an existing caption style or create a new style based on your choice of: Font, size, and color Background color and opacity Text opacity, edge style, and highlight Note: Not all videos include subtitles or closed captions. Siri Siri is often the easiest way to start using accessibility features with iPhone.
Large phone keypad Make phone calls simply by tapping entries in your contacts and favorites lists. When you need to dial a number, the large numeric keypad on iPhone makes it easy. See Make a call LED Flash for Alerts If you can’t hear the sounds that announce incoming calls and other alerts, you can have iPhone flash its LED (next to the camera lens on the back of iPhone).
Access to: Temporarily restrict iPhone to a particular app Disable areas of the screen that aren’t relevant to a task, or areas where an accidental gesture might cause a distraction Limit how long someone can use an app Disable the iPhone Sleep/Wake or volume buttons Use Guided Access.
Switch Control Switch Control Switch Control lets you control iPhone using your touchscreen as a switch or using a connected single switch or multiple switches. Use any of several methods to perform actions such as selecting, tapping, pressing, dragging, typing, and even free-hand drawing. Basically, you use a switch to select an item or location on the screen, and then use the same (or different) switch to choose an action to perform on that item or location.
Add a switch and choose its action. Go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Switch Control > Switches. If you use only one switch, it is your Select Item switch by default. If you’re adding an external switch, you need to connect it to iPhone before it will appear in the list of available switches.
Note: Always Tap applies only when you choose item scanning. When point scanning, the default behavior applies. Work with recipes. A recipe lets you temporarily assign a special action to a switch. For example, you can choose a recipe to turn pages in iBooks or control a game. To use a recipe, go to Settings >...
Swipe down from the top with two fingers to speak the screen (if you have Speak Screen turned on) On iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, replicate 3D Touch to preview the contents of an email message Item scanning Item scanning alternately highlights each item or group of items on the entire screen until you trigger your Select Item switch.
Point scanning lets you select an item on the screen by pinpointing it with scanning crosshairs. Switch to point scanning. Use item scanning to choose Point Mode from the control menu. The vertical crosshair appears when you close the menu. Select an item.
Adjust the point scanning speed Turn on sound effects or have items read aloud as they are scanned Choose what to include in the Switch Control menu Set whether items should be grouped while item scanning Make the selection cursor larger or a different color Save custom gestures to the control menu (in Gestures >...
Add more actions (for a total of eight) Double-tap On iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, replicate 3D Touch to peek at previews and pop open items Turn on AssistiveTouch. Tell Siri “turn on AssistiveTouch,” go to Settings > General > Accessibility >...
want to create several gestures with different degrees of rotation. Example 2: Let’s create the touch-and-hold gesture that you use to start rearranging icons on your Home screen. This time, on the gesture recording screen, hold down your finger in one spot until the recording progress bar reaches halfway, then lift your finger.
(may not be available in all areas) or check with your local Apple retailer. Connect iPhone to a TTY machine. Go to Settings > Phone, then turn on TTY. Then connect iPhone to your TTY machine using the iPhone TTY Adapter.
In the Finder, choose Help > Help Center (or Help > Mac Help in OS X El Capitan), then search for “accessibility.” For more information about iPhone and OS X accessibility features, go to www.apple.com/accessibility...
International keyboards let you type text in many different languages, including Asian languages and languages written from right to left. For a list of supported keyboards, go to www.apple.com/iphone , choose your iPhone, click Tech Specs, then scroll to Languages.
candidate list. Scroll the list: Swipe up or down. Return to the short list: Tap the down arrow. When using certain Chinese or Japanese keyboards, you can create a shortcut (text replacement) for word and input pairs. The shortcut is added to your personal dictionary. When you type a shortcut while using a supported keyboard, the paired word or input is substituted for the shortcut.
options, type another stroke, or scroll through the character list. Tap the match key (匹配) to show only characters that match exactly what you typed. Write Chinese characters. Write Chinese characters directly on the screen with your finger when Simplified or Traditional Chinese handwriting input is turned on. On iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, press a little deeper as you write to increase the line width of your character strokes.
drag the list to the left or tap the arrow key. Type Japanese romaji. Use the Romaji keyboard to type syllables. Alternative choices appear along the top of the keyboard; tap one to type it. For more syllable options, tap the arrow key and select another syllable or word from the window.
Get started Use an Apple-approved Lightning to USB cable to connect iPhone to your car’s USB port. It may be labeled with the CarPlay logo, the word CarPlay, or an image of a smartphone. If your car supports wireless CarPlay, press and hold the voice control button on your steering wheel to start the CarPlay setup.
If the CarPlay Home screen doesn’t appear, select the CarPlay logo on your car’s display. Connect wirelessly to CarPlay. First, make sure your car is in wireless or Bluetooth pairing mode (see the owner’s guide). On iPhone, go to Settings > General > CarPlay > Available Cars, then choose your car.
To get directions to a nearby service, select a category (such as Gas, Parking, or Coffee), then select a destination. (For availability of nearby suggestions, www.apple.com/ios/feature-availability/#maps-nearby Phone Use Siri to help you make calls, or open Phone, then select Show Contacts to bring up your favorites, recent calls, voicemail, a list of contacts, or a keypad.
“Read my text messages” Music Use Siri or open Music to access your Apple Music membership, For You, New, and the music on your iPhone—including songs, artists, albums, and playlists. Or tune in to Radio. On some systems, Music displays only a partial list of choices while you’re driving. To choose among options not in the list, use Siri by selecting More at the bottom of the list, or by pressing and holding the voice control button on your steering wheel.
to play. If Siri doesn’t find what you asked for, be more specific. For example, say “play the radio station ‘Pure Pop’” rather than saying “play ‘Pure Pop.’” “Let’s hear the Acoustic playlist” “Play more songs like this one” “Skip this song” “Create a radio station based on this song”...
HomeKit HomeKit basics With HomeKit, you can control any “Works with Apple HomeKit” accessory that you have in your home, such as lights, locks, thermostats, smart plugs, and more. HomeKit allows you to create commands or scenes to control home settings. For example, you can create a scene to turn off the lights, lock the doors, close the garage door, and set the thermostat to the desired temperature, all with one command.
Settings > Privacy > HomeKit, then tap Reset HomeKit Configuration. For more information about HomeKit-enabled accessories and other info, see support.apple.com/HT204893 Control HomeKit accessories using Siri You can use Siri to control the HomeKit-enabled accessories you have configured. Here are some of the things you might be able to say to Siri, depending on your accessories: “Turn off the lights”...
The lithium-ion battery in iPhone should be replaced by Apple or an authorized service provider, and must be recycled or disposed of separately from household waste. Don’t incinerate the battery. For information about battery service and recycling, see www.apple.com/batteries/service-and-recycling...
China (identifiable by dark insulating rings on the plug) are designed to comply with Chinese standards and are only compatible with iPhone 4s and later, iPad 2 and later, iPad Pro, iPad mini and later, and iPod touch 5th generation and later.
(RF) energy resulting from radio signals and steps you can take to minimize exposure, go to Settings > General > About > Legal > RF Exposure or visit www.apple.com/legal/rfexposure Radio frequency interference Observe signs and notices that prohibit or restrict the use of electronic devices (for example, in healthcare facilities or blasting areas).
High-consequence activities This device is not intended for use where the failure of the device could lead to death, personal injury, or severe environmental damage. Choking hazard Some iPhone accessories may present a choking hazard to small children. Keep these accessories away from small children. Important handling information Cleaning Clean iPhone immediately if it comes in contact with anything that may cause stains—such as dirt, ink, makeup, or lotions.
Support site Comprehensive support information is available online at www.apple.com/support/iphone . To contact Apple for personalized support (not available in all areas), see www.apple.com/support/contact Restart an app or iPhone If something isn’t working right, try restarting the problem app or iPhone.
Force restart iPhone. If iPhone isn’t responding, hold down the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time for at least ten seconds, until the Apple logo appears. If iPhone still doesn’t respond or turn on, see support.apple.com/HT201412 Reset iPhone If you’re having issues with iPhone, you can reset the network settings, keyboard dictionary,...
To see regulatory marks, go to Settings > General > Regulatory. View or turn off diagnostic information. Go to Settings > Privacy > Diagnostics & Usage. To help Apple improve products and services, iPhone sends diagnostic and usage data. This data doesn’t personally identify you, but may include location information.
Previous purchases may not be restored from iCloud Backup if they are no longer in the iTunes Store, App Store, or iBooks Store. Use iCloud Backup. When you first sign in with your Apple ID, iCloud Backup turns on automatically. iCloud backs up iPhone daily over Wi-Fi, when it’s connected to a power source and is locked.
Back up immediately on iCloud. Go to Settings > iCloud > Backup, then tap Back Up Now. Back up with iTunes. Open iTunes on your computer, then connect iPhone. (See Connect iPhone to your computer .) Click the iPhone button in the upper-left corner of iTunes, then click Summary in the sidebar.
See Sync with iTunes For more information about updating iPhone software, see support.apple.com/HT204204 Restore iPhone You can use iCloud or iTunes to restore iPhone from a backup. Restore from an iCloud backup. Reset iPhone to erase all content and settings, then choose Restore from a Backup and sign in to iCloud in Setup Assistant.
Data transfer resumes when you end the call. If Cellular Data is off, all data services use only Wi-Fi—including email, web browsing, push notifications, and other services. If Cellular Data is on, carrier charges may apply. For example, using certain features and services that transfer data, such as Siri and Messages, could result in charges to your data plan.
Erase iPhone. Go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings. If you turned on Find My iPhone, you might need to enter your Apple ID and password. support.apple.com/HT201351...
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. Important: Changes or modifications to this product not authorized by Apple could void the electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and wireless compliance and negate your authority to operate the product. This product has demonstrated EMC compliance under conditions that included the use of compliant peripheral devices and shielded cables between system components.
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Apple retail store or return it to Apple. The battery will be removed and recycled in an environmentally friendly manner. For more information, see www.apple.com/recycling Battery service: The lithium-ion battery in iPhone should be serviced by Apple or an authorized service provider, and must be recycled or disposed of separately from household waste.
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