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  • Page 1: User Guide

    User Guide For iOS 4.2 Software...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Chapter 1: iPhone at a Glance iPhone Overview Buttons iPhone Apps Status Icons Chapter 2: Getting Started Viewing the User Guide on iPhone What You Need Installing the SIM Card Activating iPhone Setting Up iPhone Disconnecting iPhone from Your Computer...
  • Page 3 Settings Panes in iTunes Automatic iTunes Syncing Manually Managing Content Transferring Purchased Content to Another Computer File Sharing Chapter 5: Phone Phone Calls Visual Voicemail Contacts Favorites Ringtones and the Ring/Silent Switch International Calls Chapter 6: Mail Setting Up Email Accounts...
  • Page 4 Managing Previews and Alerts Chapter 10: Calendar About Calendar Syncing Calendars Viewing Your Calendars Searching Calendars Adding and Updating Events on iPhone Responding to Meeting Invitations Subscribing to Calendars Importing Calendar Files from Mail Alerts Chapter 11: Photos About Photos...
  • Page 5 137 Getting More Information Chapter 15: Maps 139 Finding and Viewing Locations 143 Getting Directions 145 Finding and Contacting Businesses 146 Sharing Location Information 146 Bookmarking Locations Chapter 16: Weather 147 Viewing Weather Summaries 148 Getting More Weather Information Chapter 17: Notes 149 About Notes 149 Syncing Notes 150 Writing and Reading Notes...
  • Page 6 Chapter 22: iTunes Store 166 About the iTunes Store 167 Finding Music, Videos, and More 168 Following Artists and Friends 170 Purchasing Ringtones 170 Purchasing Music or Audiobooks 171 Purchasing or Renting Videos 172 Streaming or Downloading Podcasts 173 Checking Download Status 173 Syncing Purchased Content 173 Changing the Browse Buttons 174 Viewing Account Information...
  • Page 7 215 Nike + iPod Chapter 26: Contacts 216 About Contacts 216 Adding Contacts 217 Searching Contacts 218 Managing Contacts on iPhone 219 Using Contact Information Chapter 27: Nike + iPod 222 Activating Nike + iPod 223 Linking a Sensor 223 Working Out with Nike + iPod 224 Sending Workouts to
  • Page 8 250 Restarting and Resetting iPhone 251 Backing Up iPhone 252 Updating and Restoring iPhone Software 254 Safety, Software, and Service Information 255 Using iPhone in an Enterprise Environment 255 Using iPhone with Other Carriers 255 Disposal and Recycling Information 257 Apple and the Environment...
  • Page 9: Chapter 1: Iphone At A Glance

    Glance iPhone Overview iPhone 4...
  • Page 10 3GS and whether you have rearranged its icons. Accessories The following accessories are included with iPhone: Note: The SIM eject tool is not included in all countries or regions. Chapter 1 iPhone at a Glance...
  • Page 11: Buttons

    (or on the iPhone earphones) while you’re on a phone call or listening to music use the center button on iPhone earphones to answer or end a call, or to control audio playback (see “Controlling Audio Playback” on page 94) By default, iPhone locks if you don’t touch the screen for a minute.
  • Page 12 Home screen, which contains your iPhone apps. Tap any app icon to get started. To see apps you’ve recently used, double- click the Home button (iPhone 3GS or later). See “Opening and Switching Apps” on page 28.
  • Page 13 By default, when you get a call, iPhone vibrates whether it’s in ring mode or silent mode. button or one of the volume buttons. Press a second time to send the call to voicemail.
  • Page 14: Iphone Apps

    Make Phone FaceTime video calls to other iPhone 4 or iPod touch (4th generation) users over Wi-Fi. See Chapter 5, “Phone,” on page 63. iPhone works with MobileMe, Microsoft Exchange, and many of the most popular email systems—including Yahoo!, Google, and AOL—as well as most industry-standard POP3...
  • Page 15 MMS message, or upload them to your computer. Tap to focus on a Camera Take a friend’s picture and set iPhone to display it when that person calls you. See Chapter 12, “Camera,” on page 126.
  • Page 16 See Chapter 22, “iTunes Store,” on page 166. Search the App Store for iPhone apps you can purchase or download using your Wi-Fi or cellular data network connection. Read reviews or write your own reviews for your favorite apps. Download and install the app on your Home screen. See Chapter 23, “App App Store Store,”...
  • Page 17: Status Icons

    Status Icons The icons in the status bar at the top of the screen give information about iPhone: Status icon What it means Cell signal* Shows whether you’re in range of the cellular network and can make and receive calls. The more bars, the stronger the signal.
  • Page 18 Gray icon: Bluetooth is on, but no device is connected. No icon: Bluetooth is Bluetooth Devices” on page 50. Battery Shows battery level or charging status. See “Battery” on page 51. Chapter 1 iPhone at a Glance...
  • Page 19: Chapter 2: Getting Started

    Viewing the User Guide on iPhone The iPhone User Guide, optimized for viewing on iPhone, is available at View the guide on iPhone: Download it from the iBookstore, or in Safari, tap , then tap the iPhone User Guide bookmark.
  • Page 20: Installing The Sim Card

    Installing the SIM Card If your SIM card was not preinstalled, you must install it before you can use iPhone. Installing the SIM Card in iPhone 4 Installing the SIM Card in iPhone 3GS Install the SIM card: Insert the end of a paper clip or SIM eject tool into the hole on the SIM card tray.
  • Page 21: Setting Up Iphone

    Setting Up iPhone Before you can use iPhone, you must set it up in iTunes. During setup, you can create a new Apple ID or specify an existing Apple ID for making purchases with iPhone. (The iTunes Store may not be available in all countries or regions.) iTunes also records the serial number of your iPhone in case you need it.
  • Page 22: Connecting To The Internet

    Cancel a sync: Drag the slider on iPhone. If you get a call during a sync, the sync is canceled and you can disconnect iPhone to Connecting to the Internet iPhone connects to the Internet whenever you use Mail, Safari, YouTube, Stocks, Maps, Weather, the App Store, or the iTunes Store.
  • Page 23 You can tell iPhone is connected to the Internet via the cellular data network if you see the 3G ( ), EDGE ( ), or GPRS ( ) icon in the status bar at the top of the screen.
  • Page 24 Network” on page 196. Using iPhone as a Modem You can use iPhone as a modem to connect, or tether, your computer to the Internet. You can connect iPhone to your computer using the Dock Connector to USB Cable, or via Bluetooth.
  • Page 25: Adding Mail, Contacts, And Calendar Accounts

    If you’ve already created an account for the App Store or Game Center, you can use that Apple ID for your MobileMe Free Account. You can create a new Apple ID if you Set up a MobileMe Free Account: In Settings, tap “Mail, Contacts, Calendars.”...
  • Page 26 Only one MobileMe account at a time can be used for Find My iPhone and for syncing contacts, calendars, bookmarks, and notes. To use Gallery, iDisk, and Find My iPhone on iPhone, download the free MobileMe Gallery, MobileMe iDisk, and Find My iPhone apps from the App Store.
  • Page 27 When setting up the account, you can choose which account services you want to use with iPhone. Services you turn on are synced automatically over the air without having to connect iPhone to your computer. See “Syncing Accounts” on page 55.
  • Page 28: Chapter 3: Basics

    Using Apps iPhone apps. Opening and Switching Apps You open an app on iPhone by tapping its icon on the Home screen. Return to the Home screen: Press the Home button below the display. Switch to another Home screen: Flick left or right, or tap to the left or right of the row of dots.
  • Page 29 View the most recently used apps (iPhone 3GS or later): Double-click the Home button. The four most recently used app are shown at the bottom of the screen. Flick left to see more apps. Note: by the Home Button setting. See “Home Button” on page 198.
  • Page 30 Flick to scroll quickly. You can wait for the scrolling to come to a stop, or touch anywhere on the screen to stop it immediately. Touching the screen to stop scrolling won’t choose or activate anything. To quickly scroll to the top of a list, webpage, or email, just tap the status bar. Find items in an indexed list: Tap a letter to jump to items starting with that letter.
  • Page 31 For maps, double-tap to zoom Viewing in Portrait or Landscape Orientation Many iPhone apps let you view the screen in either portrait or landscape orientation. screen orientation. You may prefer landscape orientation for viewing webpages in Safari, or when entering text, for example.
  • Page 32: Customizing The Home Screen

    Clips” on page 91. When iPhone is connected to your computer, you can rearrange icons on the Home screen and the order of the screens. In iTunes, select iPhone in the Devices list, then click Apps at the top of the screen.
  • Page 33: Organizing With Folders

    Folders let you organize icons on the Home screen. You can put up to 12 icons in a folder. iPhone automatically names a folder when you create it, based on the icons you use to create the folder, but you can change the name anytime you want. Like icons, folders can be rearranged by dragging them around the Home screen.
  • Page 34 You can also create folders within iTunes. Create a folder using iTunes: With iPhone connected to your computer, select iPhone in the Devices list in iTunes. Click Apps at the top of the screen, and on the Home screen near the top of the window, drag an app on top of another.
  • Page 35 Adding Wallpaper You can set an image or photo as wallpaper for the Lock screen. On iPhone 3GS or later, you can also set wallpaper for your Home screen. You can choose an image that came with iPhone, a photo from your Camera Roll, or a photo synced to iPhone from your computer.
  • Page 36: Typing

    Typing The onscreen keyboard appears anytime you need to type. Entering Text Use the keyboard to enter text, such as contact information, email, text messages, and web addresses. The keyboard corrects misspellings, predicts what you're typing, and learns as you use it. Depending on the app you’re using, the intelligent keyboard may suggest corrections as you type, to help prevent mistyped words.
  • Page 37 For a list of supported languages, see iPhone uses the active dictionary to suggest corrections or complete the word you’re typing. You don’t need to interrupt your typing to accept the suggested word.
  • Page 38 Use spell checking to replace a misspelled word: Tap the underlined word, then tap one of the suggested corrections. If none of the suggestions is correct, you can correct the spelling of the selected word by retyping it. To leave the word unchanged, tap somewhere else in the message area. Editing—Cut, Copy, and Paste The touchscreen makes it easy to make changes to text you’ve entered.
  • Page 39 Paste text: Tap the insertion point and tap Paste. The last text that you cut or copied is inserted. Or select text and tap Paste to replace the text. Undo the last edit: Shake iPhone and tap Undo. International Keyboards languages that are written from right to left.
  • Page 40 Switch keyboards when you’re typing: Tap . When you tap the symbol, the name of You can also touch and hold to display a list of available keyboards. To choose a Edit your keyboard list: tap Edit and do one of the following: To delete a keyboard, tap , then tap Delete.
  • Page 41 Enter Chinese Cangjie Use the keyboard to build Chinese characters from the component Cangjie keys. As you type, suggested Chinese characters appear. Tap a character to choose it, or continue options. (Wubi Hua) strokes in the correct writing sequence: from left to right, top to bottom, outside to inside, and from inside to the closing stroke (for example, the Chinese character 圈...
  • Page 42 Select the character or characters you want to convert, then Traditional Chinese tap Replace. See “Editing—Cut, Copy, and Paste” on page 38. Enter Vietnamese Touch and hold a character to see the available diacritical marks, then slide to choose the one you want. You can also type the following key sequences to enter characters with diacritical marks: aa—â...
  • Page 43 See “Pairing a Bluetooth Device with iPhone” on page 50. Once the keyboard is paired with iPhone, it connects whenever the keyboard is within range (up to 30 feet). You can tell that the keyboard is connected if the onscreen Switch the language when using a hardware keyboard: Press and hold the Command key, then tap the space bar to display a list of available languages.
  • Page 44: Printing

    For more information, go to Printing a Document AirPrint uses your Wi-Fi network to send print jobs wirelessly to your printer. iPhone must be connected to the same wireless network as the AirPrint printer. Print a document: (depending on the app you’re using), then tap Print.
  • Page 45 See the status of a print job: Double-click the Home button, then tap Print Center. The Print Center app appears as the most recent app when a document is printing. A badge on the app icon shows how many documents are queued for printing. If you’re printing more than one document, select a print job to see its status summary.
  • Page 46: Searching

    Icons next to the search results show which app the results are from. iPhone may display a top hit for you at the top of the list, based on your previous searches. The Safari search results include options to search the web or to search Wikipedia.
  • Page 47: Voice Control

    Search also searches the names of the native and installed apps on iPhone, so if you have a lot of apps, you may want to use Search to locate and open apps. Open apps from Search: Enter the app name, then tap to open the app directly from the search results.
  • Page 48 Cancel Voice Control Say “cancel” or “stop.” For best results: Speak into the iPhone microphone as if you were making a phone call. You can also use the microphone on your Bluetooth headset or compatible Bluetooth car kit. Speak clearly and naturally.
  • Page 49: Apple Earphones With Remote And Mic

    Plug in the earphones to listen to music or make a phone call. Press the center button to control music playback and answer or end calls, even when iPhone is locked. Pause a song or video Press the center button.
  • Page 50: Bluetooth Devices

    PIN that came with the device. After you pair a Bluetooth device to work with iPhone, you must make a connection to have iPhone use the device for your calls. See the documentation that came with the device.
  • Page 51: Battery

    No Bluetooth icon: Unpairing a Bluetooth Device from iPhone You can unpair a Bluetooth device if you don’t want to use it with iPhone any more. Unpair a Bluetooth device: In Settings, choose General > Bluetooth and turn Bluetooth on.
  • Page 52: Maximizing Battery Life

    If iPhone is extremely low on power, the display may be blank for up to two minutes before one of the low-battery images appears.
  • Page 53: Security Features

    Security features help protect the information on iPhone from being accessed by others. Passcodes and Data Protection You can set a passcode that you must enter each time you turn on or wake up iPhone. Set a passcode: Choose Settings > General > Passcode Lock and enter a 4-digit passcode, then enter the passcode again to verify it.
  • Page 54: Cleaning Iphone

    Home button until the app quits. On iPhone 3GS or later, you can also remove an app from the recents list to force it to quit. See “Opening and Switching Apps” on page 28.
  • Page 55: Chapter 4: Syncing And File Sharing

    The Push setting in Fetch New Data must be turned on (it’s on by default). For iPhone 3G users, iPhone must also be awake or connected to your computer or a power adapter. Other providers sync by periodically “fetching” changes that have occurred.
  • Page 56: Syncing With Itunes

    Email account settings are synced only from your computer’s email application to email account settings on your computer. Note: You can also set up email accounts directly on iPhone. See “Adding Mail, Contacts, and Calendar Accounts” on page 25. Chapter 4...
  • Page 57: Iphone Settings Panes In Itunes

    Purchases you make on iPhone in the iTunes Store or the App Store are synced back to your iTunes library. You can also purchase or download content and apps from the iTunes Store on your computer, and then sync them to iPhone.
  • Page 58 Select “Encrypt iPhone backup” if you want to encrypt the information stored on your computer when iTunes makes a backup. Encrypted backups are indicated by a lock icon, and a password is required to restore the information to iPhone. See “Backing Up iPhone” on page 251.
  • Page 59 You can sync bookmarks on iPhone with Safari on a Mac, or with Safari or Microsoft Internet Explorer on a PC. Notes Sync notes in the Notes app on iPhone with notes in Mail on a Mac or with Microsoft Outlook 2003, 2007, or 2010 on a PC. Advanced These options let you replace the information on iPhone with the information on your computer during the next sync.
  • Page 60: Automatic Itunes Syncing

    Connect iPhone to your computer. In iTunes, select iPhone in the Devices list, then click Summary at the top of the screen. Deselect “Open iTunes when this iPhone is connected.” Prevent automatic syncing for all iPods, iPhones, and iPads: In iTunes, choose iTunes >...
  • Page 61: Manually Managing Content

    Click Summary at the top of the screen and select “Manually manage music and videos.” Click Apply. Add items to iPhone: Drag a song, video, podcast, or playlist in your iTunes library to iPhone (in the sidebar). Shift-click or Command-click (Mac) or Control-click (Windows) to select multiple items to add at the same time.
  • Page 62: File Sharing

    For each app, the Files list shows the documents that are on iPhone. See the app’s Connect iPhone to your computer. In iTunes, select iPhone in the Devices list, then click Apps at the top of the screen. In the File Sharing section, select an app from the list on the left.
  • Page 63: Chapter 5: Phone

    Phone Phone Calls Making a call on iPhone is as simple as tapping a name and number in your contacts, tapping one of your favorites, or tapping a recent call to return it. Making Calls Buttons at the bottom of the Phone screen give you quick access to your favorites, recent calls, your contacts, and a numeric keypad for dialing manually.
  • Page 64: Voice Dialing

    Voice Dialing You can use Voice Control (iPhone 3GS or later) to call someone in your contacts or Note: Voice Control may not be available in all languages. Use Voice Control to make a phone call: Press and hold the Home button until the Voice Control screen appears and you hear a beep.
  • Page 65: Receiving Calls

    Receiving Calls When you receive a call, tap Answer. If iPhone is locked, drag the slider. You can also press the center button on your iPhone earphones to answer a call. Silence a call: still answer the call after silencing it, until it goes to voicemail.
  • Page 66: Conference Calls

    End a call: Tap End Call. Or press the center button on your iPhone earphones. Second Calls During a call, you can make or receive another call. If you receive a second call, iPhone beeps and shows the caller’s information and a list of options.
  • Page 67 FaceTime video calls let you see as well as hear the person you’re talking to. Both the caller and recipient must have an iPhone 4 or an iPod touch (4th generation), and a Wi-Fi connection. No setup is needed for FaceTime on iPhone 4. By default, FaceTime uses the front camera so the person you’re calling can see your face.
  • Page 68 Recents. Previous FaceTime video calls are indicated by When the voice call is established, you see the image from the other person’s iPhone. A picture-in-picture window shows the image from your iPhone that the other person sees.
  • Page 69 For information about using a Bluetooth device to make and receive calls, see the documentation that came with the device. Listen to calls through iPhone when a Bluetooth device is connected: Do one of the following: Answer a call by tapping the iPhone screen.
  • Page 70: Visual Voicemail

    Some cellular networks may not accept an emergency call from iPhone if it doesn’t have a SIM card, if you locked your SIM card, or if you haven’t activated your iPhone. If you’re on a FaceTime video call, you must end that call before you can call an emergency number.
  • Page 71: Checking Voicemail

    In Settings, choose Phone > Change Voicemail Password. Checking Voicemail When you tap Phone, iPhone shows the number of missed calls and unheard voicemail messages. Tap Voicemail to see a list of your messages. Listen to a message: Tap the message. (If you’ve already heard the message, tap the message again to replay it.) Use and...
  • Page 72: Contacts

    Then tap “Add to Favorites” and choose the phone number or email address you want to add. On iPhone 4, choose whether to save the favorite as a voice call or as a FaceTime call. If you save the contact as a FaceTime call, appears with the name in the favorites list.
  • Page 73: Ringtones And The Ring/silent Switch

    Ringtones and the Ring/Silent Switch iPhone comes with ringtones you can use for incoming calls, Clock alarms, and the Clock timer. You can also purchase ringtones from songs in iTunes. Ring/Silent Switch and Vibrate Modes Flip the switch on the side of iPhone.
  • Page 74: International Calls

    Using iPhone Abroad You can use iPhone to make calls in many countries around the world. iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 are multi-band phones, ensuring broad international coverage.
  • Page 75 Other third-party apps that use data roaming may also be disabled. receive text messages. Voice roaming charges may apply. Visual voicemail is delivered if there’s no charge; if your carrier charges for delivery of visual voicemail when To enable email, web browsing, and other data services, turn Data Roaming on. Important: If Data Roaming is turned on, you may incur charges when roaming outside your carrier’s network for the use of any of the features listed above, as well...
  • Page 76: Chapter 6: Mail

    Quick Look. Setting Up Email Accounts You can set up email accounts on iPhone in either of the following ways: Set up an account directly on iPhone. See “ Adding Mail, Contacts, and Calendar Accounts” on page 25.
  • Page 77: Checking And Reading Email

    Checking and Reading Email The Mail icon on the Home screen shows the number of unread messages in your inboxes. You may have other unread messages in other mailboxes. In Mail, the Mailboxes screen gives you quick access to all your inboxes and other mailboxes.
  • Page 78 In Settings, choose “Mail, Contacts, Calendars,” Mail” on page 207. If you have more than one account set up and turned on, the Accounts section of the Mailboxes screen provides access to your accounts. Tap an account to see its folders and mailboxes, including its inbox.
  • Page 79: Using Links And Detected Data

    Fetch New Data” on page 206. Using Links and Detected Data iPhone detects web links, phone numbers, email addresses, and other types of information that you can use to open a webpage, make a phone call, create a preaddressed email message, create or add information to a contact, or perform some other useful action.
  • Page 80: Viewing Attachments

    Viewing Attachments iPhone displays image attachments in many commonly used formats (JPEG, GIF, and TIFF) inline with the text in email messages. iPhone can play many types of audio PowerPoint documents) that are attached to messages you receive. Tap the attachment to open it in Quick Look.
  • Page 81: Printing Messages And Attachments

    Touch and hold the attachment, then choose an app. If no apps are available, you can choose to open the attachment in Quick Look. Save an attached photo to your Camera Roll album: Tap the photo, then tap Save Save an attached video to your Camera Roll album: Touch and hold the attachment, then tap Save Video.
  • Page 82: Sending Email

    Sending Email You can send an email message to anyone who has an email address. Compose and send a message: to add a name from your contacts. As you type an email address, matching email addresses from your contacts list appear below.
  • Page 83 Send a photo or video (iPhone 3GS or later) in In Photos, choose a photo or video, tap , then an email message tap Email Photo or Email Video. You can also copy and paste photos and videos. To send multiple photos or videos at the same...
  • Page 84: Organizing Email

    Organizing Email You can organize messages in any mailbox, folder, or search results window. You can delete messages one at a time, or select a group to delete all at once. You can also move messages from one mailbox or folder to another in the same account or Delete a message: Open the message and tap .
  • Page 85: Searching Email

    Search email messages: Open a mailbox, scroll to the top, and enter text in the Search Search results for the messages already downloaded to iPhone appear automatically as you type. Tap Search to dismiss the keyboard and see more of the results.
  • Page 86: Chapter 7: Safari

    Safari Safari lets you surf the web and view webpages on iPhone as if you were on your computer. Create bookmarks on iPhone and sync them with your computer. Add web clips to quickly access your favorite sites directly from the Home screen. Print webpages, PDFs, and other documents that open in Quick Look.
  • Page 87 Scroll within a frame on a webpage Scroll quickly to the top of a webpage Tap the status bar at the top of the iPhone screen. Navigating Webpages Links on webpages typically take you to another place on the web.
  • Page 88: Entering Text And Filling Out Forms

    Opening Multiple Pages You can have up to eight pages open at a time. Some links automatically open a new page instead of replacing the current one. The number inside the at the bottom of the screen shows how many pages are open.
  • Page 89: Searching

    In Settings, choose Safari > AutoFill, then do one of the following: To use information from contacts, turn Use Contact Info on, then choose My Info and select the contact you want to use. To use information from names and passwords, turn Names & Passwords on. When this feature is on, Safari remembers names and passwords of websites you To remove all AutoFill information, tap Clear All.
  • Page 90: Bookmarks

    Click Info at the top of the screen, select “Sync … bookmarks” under Other, then click Apply. See “iPhone Settings Panes in iTunes” on page 57. Sync bookmarks with MobileMe: In Settings on iPhone, select Bookmarks in your MobileMe account. See “Setting Up MobileMe Accounts” on page 25. Open a bookmarked webpage: Tap , then choose a bookmark or tap a folder to see the bookmarks inside.
  • Page 91: Web Clips

    Web Clips Add web clips to the Home screen for fast access to your favorite webpages. Web clips appear as icons on the Home screen, and you can arrange your web clips along with the other icons. See “Customizing the Home Screen” on page 32. Add a web clip: Open the webpage and tap .
  • Page 92: Chapter 8: Ipod

    Transfer music, videos, and more onto iPhone by syncing content from iTunes on videos, podcasts, and iTunes U collections. See “Syncing with iTunes” on page 56. Use the iTunes Store on iPhone to purchase and download songs, albums, TV shows, movies, music videos, ringtones, and audiobooks directly to iPhone. You can also stream and download audio and video podcasts, as well as iTunes U content.
  • Page 93: Music And Other Audio

    Tap “Get More Episodes…” to see a list of more episodes in the iTunes Store. Browse Genius Mixes: doesn’t appear, you need to turn on Genius in iTunes, and then sync iPhone with iTunes. See “Using Genius on iPhone” on page 99. Play a song: Tap the song.
  • Page 94 Controlling Audio Playback When you play a song, the Now Playing screen appears. Pause a song Tap , or press the center button on the iPhone earphones. Resume playback Tap , or press the center button on the iPhone earphones.
  • Page 95 If iPhone is locked and music is playing, double-click the Home button. Note: On iPhone 3G, if you’re listening to music while using another app, or if iPhone is locked, you can display the playback controls by double-clicking the Home button.
  • Page 96: Additional Audio Controls

    = iPhone is set to repeat all songs in the current album or list. = iPhone is set to repeat the current song over and over. = iPhone isn’t set to repeat songs.
  • Page 97: Podcast And Audiobook Controls

    Voice Control screen appears and you hear a beep. Then use the commands described below to play songs. You can also press and hold the center button on the iPhone earphones to bring up Voice Control. Chapter 8...
  • Page 98: Browsing Album Artwork In Cover Flow

    Cancel Voice Control Say “cancel” or “stop.” Browsing Album Artwork in Cover Flow When you’re browsing music, you can rotate iPhone sideways to see your iTunes content in Cover Flow and browse your music by album artwork. Browse album artwork Drag left or right.
  • Page 99: Searching Audio Content

    A Genius Mix is a selection of songs of the same kind of music. Genius Mixes are recreated each time you listen to them, so they’re always new and fresh. You can create Genius playlists in iTunes and sync them to iPhone. You can also create and save Genius playlists directly on iPhone.
  • Page 100 You can make and save as many Genius playlists as you want. If you save a Genius playlist created on iPhone, it syncs back to iTunes the next time you connect. Chapter 8...
  • Page 101: Creating Playlists

    You can use iTunes to edit the playlist name, stop syncing, or delete the playlist. Creating Playlists You can create and edit your own playlists on iPhone. You can also edit playlists synced from iTunes on your computer. Create a playlist: Type a name for your playlist, then tap Save.
  • Page 102: Videos

    Videos With iPhone, you can view video content such as movies, music videos, and video podcasts. If a video contains chapters, you can skip to the next or previous chapter, or bring up a list and start playing at any chapter that you choose. If a video provides alternate language features, you can choose an audio language or display subtitles.
  • Page 103: Searching For Videos

    Skip to the next chapter , or press the center button on the iPhone earphones (if available) (iPhone 3GS or later) twice quickly. Go to the previous chapter , or press the center button on the iPhone earphones (if available) (iPhone 3GS or later) three times quickly.
  • Page 104 Watching Rented Movies and TV Shows You can rent movies from the iTunes Store and watch them on iPhone. You can download rented movies and TV shows directly to iPhone, or transfer movies from iTunes on your computer to iPhone. (Rented movies and TV shows may not be available in all countries or regions.)
  • Page 105: Converting Videos For Iphone

    Mac, or videos you download from the Internet and then add to iTunes. If you try to add a video from iTunes to iPhone and a message says the video can’t play on iPhone, you can convert the video.
  • Page 106: Setting A Sleep Timer

    Setting a Sleep Timer You can set iPhone to stop playing music or videos after a period of time. Set a sleep timer: number of hours and minutes. Tap When Timer Ends and choose Sleep iPod, tap Set, then tap Start to start the timer.
  • Page 107: Chapter 9: Messages

    Information Guide at Messages lets you exchange text messages with anyone using an SMS-capable phone. Messages also supports MMS, so you can send photos, video clips (iPhone 3GS or later), contact information, and voice memos to other MMS-capable devices. You can enter multiple addressees and send a message to several people at the same time.
  • Page 108 Tap a conversation in the list to see that conversation or add to it. iPhone displays the 50 most recent messages in the conversation. To see earlier messages, scroll to the top and tap Load Earlier Messages.
  • Page 109: Searching Messages

    Messages are included in searches from the Home screen. See “Searching” on page 46. Sharing Photos and Videos You can take a photo or make a video (iPhone 3GS or later) from within Messages and include it in your conversation with another MMS-capable device. You can save photos or videos you receive in Messages to your Camera Roll album.
  • Page 110: Sending Voice Memos

    Sending Voice Memos You can send voice memos in a message to another MMS-capable device. Send a voice memo: In Voice Memos, tap , tap the voice memo you want to send, then tap Share and tap MMS. Address the message and tap Send. Editing Conversations If you want to keep a conversation but not the entire thread, you can delete the parts you don’t want.
  • Page 111: Managing Previews And Alerts

    Create New Contact or “Add to Existing Contact.” Managing Previews and Alerts By default, iPhone displays a preview of new messages when iPhone is locked or when enable alerts for text messages. In Settings, choose Messages and tap Show Preview.
  • Page 112: Chapter 10: Calendar

    You can sync Calendar in either of the following ways: In iTunes, use the iPhone Info pane to sync with iCal or Microsoft Entourage on a Mac, or Microsoft Outlook 2003, 2007, or 2010 on a PC, when you connect iPhone to your computer.
  • Page 113: Viewing Your Calendars

    Calendars. To view your contacts’ birthdays, tap Birthdays at the bottom of the screen. Tap Done to view the selected calendars. The events for all selected calendars appear in a single calendar on iPhone. You can view your calendar events in a list, by day, or by month.
  • Page 114: Searching Calendars

    46. Adding and Updating Events on iPhone You can create and update calendar events directly on iPhone. If you have a Microsoft Exchange account with calendars enabled, or a supported CalDAV account, you can invite other people to your event or meeting.
  • Page 115: Responding To Meeting Invitations

    Important: Some carriers don’t support network time in all locations. If you’re traveling, iPhone may not alert you at the correct local time. To manually set the correct time, see “Date and Time” on page 201. Calendar You can change the default calendar using the Default Calendar setting. See “Calendars”...
  • Page 116 If the attendee is in your contacts list, you can also tap to call or send a text message. Tap Alert to set iPhone to sound an alert before the meeting. Tap Add Comments to add comments in the email response to the meeting organizer.
  • Page 117: Subscribing To Calendars

    Tap Save. You can also subscribe to an iCal (or other .ics) calendar published on the web by tapping a link to the calendar you receive in an email or text message on iPhone. Importing Calendar Files from Mail In Mail, open the message and tap the calendar the events to, and tap Done.
  • Page 118: Chapter 11: Photos

    See “Syncing with iTunes” on page 56. iPhone supports H.264 and MPEG-4 video formats, with AAC audio. If you are having trouble syncing a video to iPhone, you might be able to use iTunes to create an iPhone version of the video.
  • Page 119: Viewing Photos And Videos

    For more information, go to Viewing Photos and Videos Photos and videos you take with iPhone, sync from your computer, or save from an email or MMS message can be viewed in Photos. If you sync photos with iPhoto 8.0 (part of iLife ‘09) or later, you can view your photos and videos by the events and faces...
  • Page 120 View a photo or video in landscape orientation: Rotate iPhone sideways. The photo Zoom in on part of a photo: Double-tap where you want to zoom in. Double-tap again to zoom out. You can also pinch to zoom in or out.
  • Page 121: Deleting Photos And Videos

    AV Cable, or other authorized iPhone-compatible cable. You can also use these cables with the Apple Universal Dock to connect iPhone to your TV or AV receiver. The Apple Universal Dock includes a remote that lets you control playback from a distance.
  • Page 122: Sharing Photos And Videos

    Photos. Sending a Photo or Video in an Email or MMS Message Send a photo or video (iPhone 3GS or later) in an email message: Choose a photo or video and tap . If you don’t see , tap the screen to show the controls.
  • Page 123 Adding a Photo or Video to a MobileMe Gallery If you have a MobileMe account, you can add photos and videos directly from iPhone to a gallery you’ve created. You can also add photos and videos to someone else’s MobileMe gallery if that person has enabled email contributions.
  • Page 124: Printing Photos

    For more information, see “Printing” on page 44. Assigning a Photo to a Contact You can assign a photo to a contact. When that person calls, iPhone displays the photo. Assign a photo to a contact: Choose Camera on the Home screen, then take someone’s picture. Or choose any photo already on iPhone, and tap Tap “Assign to Contact”...
  • Page 125: Wallpaper

    Wallpaper You can set a photo as wallpaper for the Lock screen. On iPhone 3GS or later, you can also set wallpaper for your Home screen. The Lock screen wallpaper also appears when you’re on a call with someone you don’t have a contact photo for.
  • Page 126: Chapter 12: Camera

    FaceTime video calls and take photos and videos of yourself. The main camera is on the back of iPhone. You use the screen to control the camera and to see the photo or video you’re taking. Tap-to-focus lets you tap anywhere on the exposure.
  • Page 127: Taking Photos And Recording Videos

    When you take a photo or start a video recording, iPhone makes a shutter sound. You can use the volume buttons on the side of the iPhone to control the volume of the shutter sound. You don’t hear a sound if you set the Ring/Silent switch to silent. See “Sounds and the Ring/Silent Switch”...
  • Page 128: Viewing And Sharing Photos And Videos

    The record button blinks while Camera is recording. Tap again to stop recording. You can also press the center button on the iPhone earphones to start or stop recording. A rectangle on the screen shows the area where the camera is focused and setting the exposure.
  • Page 129: Trimming Videos

    Camera Roll album. You can use the Photos settings pane in iTunes to sync photos and videos (videos can be synced with Macs only) to the Photos app on iPhone. See “iPhone Settings Panes in iTunes” on page 57. Chapter 12...
  • Page 130: Chapter 13: Youtube

    YouTube features short videos submitted by people from around the world. To use some features on iPhone, you need to sign in to a YouTube account when asked. For information about requirements and how to get a YouTube account, go to
  • Page 131: Controlling Video Playback

    Play a video: Tap the video. The video begins to download to iPhone and a progress bar appears. When enough of the video has downloaded, it begins to play. You can also tap to start the video.
  • Page 132: Managing Videos

    Skip to any point in a video Drag the playhead along the scrubber bar. Tap Done, or press the Home button. Double-tap the video. You can also tap to make Add a video to Favorites using video controls Start playing a video and tap Email a link to the video using video controls Start playing a video and tap Managing Videos...
  • Page 133: Getting More Information

    Getting More Information next to the video to show the video’s comments, description, date added, and other information. Rate the video or add a comment On the More Info screen, tap “Rate, Comment, or Flag,” then choose “Rate or Comment.” You must be signed in to a YouTube account to use this feature.
  • Page 134: Using Youtube Account Features

    Show favorites you’ve added to your account: In Favorites, tap Sign In, then enter your username and password to see your account favorites. Any existing favorites you’ve added to iPhone can be merged with your account favorites when you sign in. Delete a favorite: In Favorites, tap Edit, tap next to a video, then tap Delete.
  • Page 135: Changing The Browse Buttons

    When you’re browsing for videos, tap More to access the browse buttons that aren’t visible. Sending Videos to YouTube If you have a YouTube account, you can send videos directly to YouTube (iPhone 3GS or later). See “Publishing Videos to YouTube” on page 123. Chapter 13...
  • Page 136: Chapter 14: Stocks

    Enter a symbol, company name, fund name, or index, then tap Search. Select an item from the search results and tap Done. View charts in landscape orientation: Rotate iPhone sideways. Flick left or right to view the other charts in your stock reader.
  • Page 137: Getting More Information

    Delete a stock: Tap and tap next to a stock, then tap Delete. Change the order of the list: Tap . Then drag next to a stock or index to a new place in the list. Switch the view to percentage change, price change, or market capitalization: Tap any of the values along the right side of the screen.
  • Page 138: Chapter 15: Maps

    Compare the information provided on iPhone to your surroundings, and defer to posted signs to resolve any discrepancies.
  • Page 139: Finding And Viewing Locations

    Finding and Viewing Locations You can search for locations, get your current location, mark a location with the drop pin, and get satellite and Google Street Views. Searching for Locations You can search for locations in many ways—by address, intersection, area, landmark, bookmark, contact, or zip code, for example.
  • Page 140: Finding Your Current Location

    As you move around, iPhone updates your location, adjusting the map so that the location indicator remains in the center of the screen. If you tap...
  • Page 141 Maps uses true north to determine your heading, even if you have magnetic north set in Compass. If the compass needs calibrating, iPhone asks you to wave the phone interference. See Chapter 20, “Compass,” on page 158. Marking a Location with the Drop Pin The drop pin lets you mark a location by hand.
  • Page 142: Satellite View And Street View

    Satellite View and Street View You can see a satellite view of a map, or a combined satellite and street map view. You can also see a Google Street View of a location. See a satellite view or hybrid view: Tap , then tap Satellite or Hybrid to see just a satellite view or a combined street map and satellite view.
  • Page 143: Getting Directions

    See the Google Street View of a location: Tap . Flick left or right to pan through the 360° panoramic view. (The inset shows your current view.) Tap an arrow to move down the street. To return to map view, tap the map inset in the lower-right corner. Street View may not be available in all areas.
  • Page 144 To view all the directions in a list, tap , then tap List. Tap any item in the list to see a map showing that leg of the trip. Tap Route Overview to return to the overview screen. To view directions one step at a time, tap Start, then tap to see the next leg of the trip.
  • Page 145: Finding And Contacting Businesses

    Tap the pin that marks a business to see its name or description. Type things like: restaurants san francisco ca apple inc new york Contact a business or get directions: Tap the pin that marks a business, then tap next to the name.
  • Page 146: Sharing Location Information

    To add the business to your contacts list, tap “Add to Contacts” at the bottom of the screen, then tap “Create New Contact” or “Add to Existing Contact.” Share the location of the business by email or text message. See a list of the businesses found in the search: From the Map screen, tap List. Tap a business to see its location.
  • Page 147: Chapter 16: Weather

    Weather Viewing Weather Summaries Tap Weather on the Home screen to get the current temperature and six-day forecast for one or more cities around the world. If the weather board is light blue, it’s daytime in that city—between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
  • Page 148: Getting More Weather Information

    Reorder cities: Tap , then drag next to a city to a new place in the list. Delete a city: Tap and tap next to a city, then tap Delete. Display the temperature in Fahrenheit or Celsius: Tap , then tap °F or °C. Getting More Weather Information You can see a more detailed weather report, news and websites related to the city, and more.
  • Page 149: Chapter 17: Notes

    You can sync Notes in either of the following ways: In iTunes, use the iPhone settings panes to sync with Mail on a Mac or with Microsoft Outlook 2003, 2007, or 2010 on a PC when you connect iPhone to your computer.
  • Page 150: Writing And Reading Notes

    Writing and Reading Notes When you sync Notes with an application on your computer or with online accounts, the Accounts screen shows each those accounts, plus a button to display all notes in a single list. See all notes: Tap All Notes. Tap the account name.
  • Page 151: Searching Notes

    Notes are included in searches from the Home screen. See “Searching” on page 46. Emailing Notes Email a note: Tap the note, then tap To email a note, iPhone must be set up for email. See “Setting Up Email Accounts” on page 76. Chapter 17...
  • Page 152: Chapter 18: Clock

    Clock World Clocks You can add clocks to show the time in other major cities and time zones around the world. View clocks: Tap World Clock. If the clock face is white, it’s daytime in that city. If the clock face is black, it’s nighttime. Add a clock: Tap World Clock.
  • Page 153: Alarms

    Important: Some carriers don’t support network time in all locations. If you’re traveling, iPhone alerts may not sound at the correct local time. See “Date and Time” on page 201. turn it on again to reenable it.
  • Page 154: Timer

    Set a sleep timer: Set the timer, then tap When Timer Ends and choose Sleep iPod. When you set a sleep timer, iPhone stops playing music or video when the timer ends. If you start the timer and then switch to another iPhone app, the timer keeps running.
  • Page 155: Chapter 19: Calculator

    Tap numbers and functions in Calculator just as you would with a standard calculator. When you tap the add, subtract, multiply, or divide button, a white ring appears around the button to let you know the operation to be carried out. Rotate iPhone to Standard Memory Functions C: Tap to clear the displayed number.
  • Page 156 Changes the trigonometric buttons (sin, cos, tan, sinh, cosh, and tanh) to their inverse functions (sin , cos , tan , sinh , cosh , and tanh ). It also changes ln to log2, and e . Tap 2nd again to return the buttons to their original functions. Opens a parenthetical expression.
  • Page 157 Returns the log base 10 of a value. Calculates the sine of a value. Calculates the arc sine of a value. (Available when the 2nd button is tapped.) Calculates the cosine of a value. Calculates the arc cosine of a value. (Available when the 2nd button is tapped.) Calculates the tangent of a value.
  • Page 158: Chapter 20: Compass

    Compass Getting Compass Readings The built-in compass (iPhone 3GS or later) shows which direction you’re facing, along with the geographical coordinates of your current location. You can choose magnetic north, or have Compass adjust the declination to show true north.
  • Page 159: Compass And Maps

    Calibrate iPhone: from a source of interference. See the direction you’re facing: Hold iPhone level to the ground. The compass needle rotates to point north. Your current direction appears at the top of the screen. The coordinates of your current location are displayed at the bottom of the screen.
  • Page 160 Show the direction you’re facing: In Maps, tap twice. The icon changes to . The angle shows the accuracy of the compass reading—the smaller the angle, the greater the accuracy. See “Finding and Viewing Locations” on page 139. Chapter 20 Compass...
  • Page 161: Chapter 21: Voice Memos

    Voice Memos Recording Voice Memos Voice Memos lets you use iPhone as a portable recording device using the built-in microphone, iPhone or Bluetooth headset mic, or supported external microphone. Note: External microphones must be designed to work with the iPhone headset jack or Dock Connector.
  • Page 162: Listening To Voice Memos

    Switch” on page 194. Note: if the Ring/Silent switch is set to silent. To use other apps while recording your voice memo, you can lock iPhone or press the Home button. Play a voice memo you just recorded: Tap .
  • Page 163: Managing Voice Memos

    Managing Voice Memos Delete a voice memo: Tap a memo in the list, then tap Delete. See more information: Tap next to the memo. The Info screen displays information about the length, recording time and date, and provides additional editing and sharing functions.
  • Page 164: Trimming Voice Memos

    Trimming Voice Memos You can trim the beginning or ending of a voice memo to eliminate unwanted pauses or noise. Trim a voice memo: On the Voice Memos screen, tap next to the memo you want to trim. Tap Trim Memo. Using the time markers as a guide, drag the edges of the audio region to adjust the beginning and end of the voice memo.
  • Page 165: Syncing Voice Memos

    When you sync voice memos to iTunes, they remain in the Voice Memos app until you delete them. If you delete a voice memo on iPhone, it isn’t deleted from the Voice Memos playlist in iTunes. However, if you delete a voice memo from iTunes, it is deleted from iPhone the next time you sync with iTunes.
  • Page 166: Chapter 22: Itunes Store

    To purchase items or write reviews, you need an Apple ID. By default, iPhone gets your Apple ID information from iTunes. If you don’t have an Apple ID, or if you want to make purchases using another Apple ID, go to Settings > Store. See “Store” on page 215.
  • Page 167: Finding Music, Videos, And More

    Finding Music, Videos, and More Browse content: Tap one of the content categories at the bottom of the screen, such as Music or Videos. Or tap More to browse other content. Choose a sort method at the top of the screen—for example New Releases or Genres (the categories may vary). Search for content: category, such as Movies, Albums, or Podcasts.
  • Page 168: Following Artists And Friends

    Open the iTunes application on your Mac or PC, click Ping, and follow the onscreen instructions. Explore iTunes Ping on iPhone: isn’t visible), then: Tap Activity to see the latest from and about the people you follow. Updates include purchases, reviews, likes, comments, and posts.
  • Page 169 While browsing: Follow a friend: using iTunes on your Mac or PC. After that, you can choose to follow others using Ping on iPhone. By searching: Search. Tap your friend’s name in the list of matches, then tap Follow. While exploring Ping: Tap a person’s name, then tap Follow.
  • Page 170: Purchasing Ringtones

    You can sync purchased ringtones to more than one iPhone, if they’re all synced using the Apple ID that you used to purchase the ringtones. You can’t edit ringtones you purchase from the iTunes Store.
  • Page 171: Purchasing Or Renting Videos

    Purchase or rent a video: Tap Buy or Rent. If you don’t have an Apple ID, tap Create New Apple ID to set one up. Your purchase minutes, you don’t have to enter your password again. Once you purchase an item, it begins downloading and appears on the Downloads screen.
  • Page 172: Streaming Or Downloading Podcasts

    Note: If you purchase HD video on iPhone 3G or iPhone 3GS, the video is downloaded to iPhone in SD format. To view or sync videos in the Purchased playlist in iTunes on your computer, you must be signed in using your Apple ID.
  • Page 173: Checking Download Status

    Downloads isn’t visible). To pause a download, tap . If a download is interrupted, iPhone starts the download again the next time it has an Internet connection. Or, if you open iTunes on your computer, iTunes completes the download to your iTunes library (if your computer is connected to the Internet and signed in using the same Apple ID).
  • Page 174: Viewing Account Information

    When you’re browsing, tap More to access the browse buttons that aren’t visible. Viewing Account Information To view iTunes Store information for your Apple ID on iPhone, tap your Apple ID (at the bottom of most iTunes Store screens). Or go to Settings > Store and tap View Apple ID.
  • Page 175: Chapter 23: App Store

    Store directly to iPhone. Apps that you download and install from the App Store on iPhone are backed up to your iTunes library the next time you sync iPhone with your computer. When you sync iPhone, you can also install apps you’ve purchased or downloaded from the iTunes Store on your computer.
  • Page 176: Browsing And Searching

    Browse using Genius: Tap Genius to see a list of recommended apps based on what’s already in your app collection. To turn Genius on, follow the onscreen instructions. Genius is a free service, but it requires an Apple ID. Search for apps: tap Search.
  • Page 177: Info Screen

    Info Screen Tap any app in a list to see more information, such as the app’s price, screenshots, and ratings. If you already installed the app, “Installed” appears instead of the price on the Info screen. View screenshots: Scroll to near the bottom of the Info page. Flick left or right to view additional screenshot pages.
  • Page 178: Downloading Apps

    See the status of downloading apps: After you begin downloading an app, its icon appears on the Home screen and shows a progress indicator. If a download is interrupted, iPhone starts the download again the next time it has an Internet connection. Or, if you open iTunes on your computer, iTunes completes the download to your iTunes library (if your computer is connected to the Internet and signed in using the same Apple ID).
  • Page 179: Deleting Apps

    You can reinstall an app and restore its data as long as you backed up iPhone with iTunes on your computer. (If you try to delete an app that hasn’t been backed up to your computer, an alert appears.) To retrieve the app data, you must restore iPhone...
  • Page 180: Updating Apps

    Syncing Purchased Apps When you connect iPhone to your computer, iTunes syncs apps you download or purchase on iPhone to your iTunes library. This lets you access the downloads on your computer and provides a backup if you delete apps from iPhone.
  • Page 181: Chapter 24: Game Center

    You can discover new games and share your game experiences with friends around the world in Game Center (iPhone 3GS or later). Invite your friends to play, or use Note: Game Center may not be available in all countries or regions, and the available games may vary by country or region.
  • Page 182 Set up Game Center information for your Apple ID: Enter your Apple ID and password, then tap Sign In. You may be asked to provide additional information. If you don’t have an Apple ID, you can create one by tapping Create New Account.
  • Page 183: Games

    Purchasing and Downloading Games Games for Game Center are available from the App Store. If you haven’t entered credit card information for your Apple ID, you’re prompted to enter that information before you can purchase and download games. Purchase and download games: Tap Games, then tap Find Game Center Games.
  • Page 184 Return to Game Center: Press the Home button, then tap Game Center on the Home screen. On iPhone 3GS or later, you can also press the Home button twice quickly and choose Game Center from your recent apps. Chapter 24...
  • Page 185 The leaderboard shows the ranking of your friends, and of all players. You may be able Rotate iPhone to see a leaderboard in landscape orientation. Start playing a game from the leaderboard: Tap Play in the upper-right corner.
  • Page 186: Recently Played

    Achievements See the possible achievements for a game: Tap Games, choose a game, then tap Achievements. For each achievement, Game Center shows how many bonus points are awarded, and whether you’ve completed the achievement. The total points awarded for your only once.
  • Page 187: Friends

    Friends Game Center puts you in contact with players around the world. You add friends to Game Center by making a request, or by accepting a request from another player. Add a friend to Game Center: Tap Friends or Requests. Tap +, then enter a friend’s email address or Game Center nickname.
  • Page 188 Search for a friend: Tap the status bar to scroll to the top of the screen, then tap the A friend’s info page shows how many friends (including you) the person has, the friend has completed. The info screen may also show: The games you’ve played together The games you have in common Other games your friend has...
  • Page 189: Your Status And Account Information

    Your Status and Account Information The Me screen summarizes information about your friends, your games, and your achievements. Your status appears along with your nickname in other players’ Friends screens. Change your status: your status. View your account information: Tap the account banner, then tap View Account. You can change or update the following settings: Nickname Allow game invites...
  • Page 190: Chapter 25: Settings

    When airplane mode is on, appears in the status bar at the top of the screen. No phone, radio, Wi-Fi, or Bluetooth signals are emitted from iPhone and GPS reception is Make or receive phone calls Make or receive FaceTime video calls...
  • Page 191 Stream YouTube videos Get stock quotes Get map locations Get weather reports Use the iTunes Store or the App Store Use Game Center You may also be allowed to turn on Bluetooth and use Bluetooth devices with iPhone. Chapter 25 Settings...
  • Page 192: Wi-fi

    The more bars you see, the stronger the signal. Set iPhone to ask if you want to join a new network: Choose Wi-Fi and turn “Ask to When you’re trying to access the Internet, by using Safari or Mail for example, and you aren’t in range of a Wi-Fi network you‘ve previously used, this option tells iPhone to...
  • Page 193: Vpn

    Select a carrier: Choose Carrier and select the network you want to use. Once you select a network, iPhone uses only that network. If the network is unavailable, “No service” appears on the iPhone screen and you can’t make or receive calls or visual voicemail, or connect to the Internet via cellular data network.
  • Page 194: Sounds And The Ring/silent Switch

    Adjust the ringer and alerts volume: Choose Sounds and drag the slider. Or, if “Change with Buttons” is turned on, use the volume buttons on the side of iPhone. The volume buttons don’t change the ringer and alerts volume if a song or video is playing or if you’re on a call.
  • Page 195: Wallpaper

    Wallpaper Wallpaper settings let you set an image or photo as wallpaper for the Lock screen. On iPhone 3GS or later, you can also set wallpaper for your Home screen. See “Adding Wallpaper” on page 35. General General settings include network, sharing, security, and other iOS settings. You can also About Choose General >...
  • Page 196 VPNs used within organizations allow you to communicate private information access your work email on iPhone. iPhone can connect to VPNs that use the L2TP, PPTP, or Cisco IPSec protocols. VPN works over both Wi-Fi and cellular data network connections.
  • Page 197: Location Services

    Choose General > Location Services and individual apps. If you have third-party apps on iPhone that use location services, review the third party’s terms and privacy policy to understand how that app uses your location data. Chapter 25...
  • Page 198 Auto-Lock operation of iPhone. You can still receive calls and text messages, and you can adjust the volume and use the mic button on the iPhone earphones when listening to music or on a call.
  • Page 199 See “Restoring iPhone” on page 253. Set a passcode: Choose General > Passcode Lock and enter a 4-digit passcode, then enter the passcode again to verify it. iPhone then requires you to enter the passcode to unlock it or to display the passcode lock settings.
  • Page 200 Restrictions You can set restrictions for the use of some apps and for iPod content on iPhone. For YouTube access entirely. Turn on restrictions: Choose General > Restrictions, then tap Enable Restrictions. Enter a four-digit passcode. Reenter the passcode. Choose General > Restrictions, then enter the passcode. Tap Disable Restrictions, then reenter the passcode.
  • Page 201 Set whether iPhone updates the date and time automatically: Choose General > If iPhone is set to update the time automatically, it gets the correct time over the cellular network and updates it for the time zone you’re in.
  • Page 202 By default, iPhone capitalizes words after you type sentence-ending punctuation or a return character. Normally, if the default keyboard for the language you select has a dictionary, iPhone suggests corrections or completed words as you type. Spell checking underlines misspelled words in text you type. Tap the underlined word to see suggested corrections.
  • Page 203 The software keyboard layout determines the layout of the keyboard that appears on the iPhone screen. The hardware keyboard layout determines the layout of an Apple The Edit User Dictionary setting appears when you have any of the following...
  • Page 204 Choose General > Reset and tap “Erase All Content and Settings.” This resets all settings to their defaults and erases all your information and media: On iPhone 3GS or later: by removing the encryption key to the data (which is encrypted using 256-bit AES encryption)
  • Page 205: Mail, Contacts, Calendars

    Reset the keyboard dictionary: Dictionary. You add words to the keyboard dictionary by rejecting words iPhone suggests as you type. Tap a word to reject the correction and add the word to the keyboard dictionary. Resetting the keyboard dictionary erases all words you’ve added.
  • Page 206: Fetch New Data

    Changes you make to an account’s settings on iPhone are not synced to your the account settings on your computer. Stop using an account service: Choose “Mail, Contacts, Calendars,” choose an account, account service until you turn it back on.
  • Page 207 Setting Push to OFF (or setting Fetch to Manually on the Fetch New Data screen) overrides individual account settings. Mail Mail settings, except where noted, apply to all accounts you’ve set up on iPhone. Set the number of messages shown on iPhone: Choose “Mail, Contacts, Calendars” > Show, then choose a setting.
  • Page 208 Set alerts to sound when you receive a meeting invitation: Choose “Mail, Contacts, Calendars,” and under Calendar, tap “New Invitation Alerts” to turn it on. Set how far back in the past to show your calendar events on iPhone: Choose “Mail, Contacts, Calendars” > Sync, then choose a period of time.
  • Page 209: Phone

    Important: Some carriers don’t support network time in all locations. If you’re traveling, iPhone may not display events or sound alerts at the correct local time. To manually set the correct time, see “Date and Time” on page 201. Notes The Default Account setting appears when you set up more than one account that syncs notes.
  • Page 210 You can use iPhone with a TTY machine if you have the iPhone TTY Adapter cable, available for purchase separately in many countries. Go to (may not be available in all countries or regions) or check with your local Apple retailer.
  • Page 211: Safari

    Depending on your carrier, you may be able to access some of your carrier’s services directly from iPhone. For example, you may be able to check your bill balance, call directory assistance, or view how many minutes you have left.
  • Page 212 To set whether Safari accepts cookies, tap Accept Cookies and choose Never, “From visited,” or Always. A cookie is a piece of information that a website puts on iPhone so the website can remember you when you visit again. That way, webpages can be customized for you based on information you may have provided.
  • Page 213: Messages

    Playback and select Sound Check. Set iPhone to use the iTunes volume settings (Sound Check): Choose iPod and turn Sound Check on. Use the equalizer to customize the sound on iPhone: Choose iPod > EQ and choose a setting. Chapter 25...
  • Page 214: Photos

    Composite AV Cable. Your TV might use NTSC or PAL, depending on where you bought it. If you’re not sure which to use, check the documentation that came with your TV. For more information about using iPhone to play videos on your TV, see “Watching Videos on a TV” on page 105.
  • Page 215: Notes

    Change the font: Choose Notes, then select the font you want to use. Set the default account for new notes: Choose Notes and tap Default Account. Then select an account, or tap On My iPhone if you don’t want notes you add on iPhone to be synced with an account.
  • Page 216: Chapter 26: Contacts

    Contacts makes it easy to call, email, or text your friends and associates. You can add contacts directly on iPhone, or sync contacts from applications on your computer. If you have a MobileMe or Microsoft Exchange account with Contacts enabled, or a supported CardDAV account, you can sync your contacts over the air without connecting iPhone to your computer.
  • Page 217: Searching Contacts

    SIM card. Searching Contacts a Microsoft Exchange account set up on iPhone, you may also be able to search your enterprise Global Address List (GAL) for contacts in your organization. If you have an LDAP account set up on iPhone, you can search contacts on your organization’s LDAP...
  • Page 218: Managing Contacts On Iphone

    Contacts are included in searches from the Home screen. See “Searching” on page 46. Managing Contacts on iPhone Add a contact on iPhone: Tap Contacts and tap . Delete a contact In Contacts, choose a contact, than tap Edit. Scroll down and tap Delete Contact.
  • Page 219: Using Contact Information

    Assign a photo to a contact: Tap Contacts, then choose a contact. Tap Edit and tap Add Photo, or tap the existing photo. Tap Take Photo and take a photo with the camera. Or tap Choose Existing Photo and choose a photo. Drag and scale the photo as desired.
  • Page 220 When you sync contacts with multiple accounts, you might have entries for the same person in more than one account. To help keep redundant contacts from appearing (unless they Linked Cards. View contact information from a source account: Tap one of the source accounts. Unlink a contact: Tap Edit, tap , then tap Unlink.
  • Page 221 the source account remains separate and unchanged. If you change information is added to the contact in each source account. Linked contact information also appears at the bottom of an individual contact’s Info other source accounts. Chapter 26 Contacts...
  • Page 222: Chapter 27: Nike + Ipod

    When turned on in Settings, the Nike + iPod app appears on the Home screen (iPhone 3GS or later). With a Nike + iPod Sensor (sold separately), the Nike + iPod app provides audible feedback on your speed, distance, time elapsed, and calories burned during a run or walk.
  • Page 223: Linking A Sensor

    Linking a Sensor automatically links the sensor with iPhone. You can also use Nike + iPod settings to link a sensor with iPhone. Nike + iPod settings to link the new sensor. Link a sensor to iPhone: Put the Nike + iPod sensor in your shoe.
  • Page 224: Sending Workouts To

    Sending Workouts to to automatically send your workouts to Nike+ when you sync iPhone. Click Send to send your current workout to and set iTunes to automatically send future workouts when you sync iPhone with iTunes. If you click Don’t Send, you can set iTunes to do this later.
  • Page 225: Nike + Ipod Settings

    Nike + iPod Settings In Settings, choose Nike + iPod to activate and adjust settings for the Nike + iPod app. Choose a PowerSong: Choose PowerSong and select a song from your music library. Choose Spoken Feedback and select a male or Set a distance preference: measure your workout distance.
  • Page 226: Chapter 28: Ibooks

    To download the iBooks app and use the iBookstore, you need an Internet connection and an Apple account. If you don’t have an Apple account, or if you want to make purchases from another Apple account, go to Settings > Store. See “Store” on page 215.
  • Page 227: Syncing Books And Pdfs

    DRM-free ePub books and PDFs to your iTunes library. There are several websites Sync an ePub book or PDF to iPhone: Download the book or PDF using your iPhone to your computer, select the book or PDF in the Books pane in iTunes, and then sync iPhone.
  • Page 228: Reading Books

    Reading Books Reading a book is easy. Go to the bookshelf and tap the book you want to read. If you don’t see the book you’re looking for, tap the name of the current collection at the top of the screen to go to other collections. Turn pages: the direction the page turns when you tap the left margin, go to Settings >...
  • Page 229: Reading Pdfs

    Enlarge an image: Double-tap the image. To read a book while lying down, use the portrait orientation lock to prevent iPhone from rotating the screen when you rotate iPhone. See “Viewing in Portrait or Landscape Orientation” on page 31. Reading PDFs You can use iBooks to read PDFs.
  • Page 230: Searching Books And Pdfs

    Searching Books and PDFs You can search for the title or author of a book to quickly locate it on the bookshelf. other related resources. Search for a book: Go to the bookshelf. If necessary, change to the collection that you want to search.
  • Page 231: Organizing The Bookshelf

    Bookmark and Note Syncing iBooks saves your bookmarks, notes, and current page information in your Apple account, so they’re always up to date and you can read a book seamlessly across multiple devices.
  • Page 232: Chapter 29: Accessibility

    Accessibility Universal Access Features In addition to the many features that make iPhone easy to use for everyone, accessibility features (iPhone 3GS or later) are designed to make it easier for users with visual, auditory, or other physical disabilities to use iPhone. These accessibility features include:...
  • Page 233: Voiceover

    Videos” on page 102. VoiceOver VoiceOver describes aloud what appears onscreen, so that you can use iPhone without Note: VoiceOver is available in many languages, but not all. VoiceOver tells you about each element on the screen as it’s selected. When an see the screen) and VoiceOver speaks the name or describes the item.
  • Page 234 Setting Up VoiceOver Important: VoiceOver changes the gestures used to control iPhone. Once VoiceOver is turned on, you have to use VoiceOver gestures to operate iPhone—even to turn In Settings, choose General > Accessibility > VoiceOver and Triple-Click Home” on page 247.
  • Page 235 Set the language for VoiceOver: In Settings, choose General > International > Voice Control, then choose the language. If you change the language for iPhone, you may need to reset the language for VoiceOver. Set the rotor options for web browsing: In Settings, choose General > Accessibility >...
  • Page 236 Activate the item. Double-tap and hold (1 second) + standard gesture: Use a standard gesture. The double-tap and hold gesture tells iPhone to interpret the subsequent gesture as Answer or end a call. Play or pause in iPod, YouTube, Voice Memos, or Photos.
  • Page 237 Rotor Control The rotor control is a virtual dial that you can use to change the results of up and Operate the rotor: choose between options. The current setting appears on the screen and is spoken aloud. text in an email you received, you can use the rotor to switch between hearing text browsing a webpage, you can use the rotor setting to hear all the text (either word-by- word or character-by-character), or to jump from one element to another of a certain type, such as headers or links.
  • Page 238 Using a control (such as the spinner for setting the time in Clock) Select and hear values by: Character Word Line Adjust the value of the control object Speaking (available only with the Apple Wireless Keyboard) Adjust VoiceOver speaking by: Volume Rate Typing echo Use pitch change Use Phonetics See “...
  • Page 239 VoiceOver speaks the item you’ve moved above or below, depending on the direction you’re dragging. Unlock iPhone: Select the Unlock switch, then double-tap the screen. Chapter 29 Accessibility...
  • Page 240: Entering And Editing Text

    Speak from the current item to the bottom of the screen You can hear iPhone status information by touching the top of the screen. This information can include the time, battery life, Wi-Fi signal strength, and more. Making Phone Calls with VoiceOver is established with VoiceOver on, the screen displays the numeric keypad by default, instead of showing call options.
  • Page 241 VoiceOver also lets you use the editing features of iPhone to cut, copy, or paste in a Enter text: You may need to double-tap to bring up the keyboard, if it doesn’t appear “double-tap to edit.” or at the end of the text. Double-tap to move the insertion point to the opposite end.
  • Page 242 Change the language you’re typing in: Note: The Language rotor appears only if you select more than one language in the VoiceOver Language Rotor setting. See “Setting Up VoiceOver” on page 234. Controlling VoiceOver Using an Apple Wireless Keyboard “ ” on page 43.
  • Page 243 VoiceOver Keyboard Commands VO = Control-Option Read all, starting from the current position VO–A Read from the top VO–B Move to the status bar VO–M Press the Home button VO–H Select the next or previous item VO–Right Arrow or VO–Left Arrow Tap an item VO–Space bar VO–”-”...
  • Page 244: Using Maps

    VoiceOver > Braille, then tap the Contracted Braille switch. Choosing a Language The braille display uses the language that’s set for Voice Control. By default, this is the language set for iPhone in Settings > International > Language. You can use the Chapter 29 Accessibility...
  • Page 245: Zoom

    Set the language for VoiceOver: In Settings, choose General > International > Voice Control, then choose the language. If you change the language for iPhone, you may need to reset the language for VoiceOver and your braille display. Controlling VoiceOver with Your Braille Display...
  • Page 246: Large Text

    White on Black Use White on Black to invert the colors on the iPhone screen, which may make it easier to read the screen. When White on Black is turned on, the screen looks like a photographic negative.
  • Page 247: Mono Audio

    In Settings, choose General > Accessibility and tap the Mono Audio switch. Speak Auto-text Speak Auto-text speaks the text corrections and suggestions iPhone makes when you’re typing. In Settings, choose General > Accessibility and tap the Speak Auto-text switch.
  • Page 248: Closed Captioning And Other Helpful Features

    See “Phone Calls” on page 63. Widescreen Keyboards Several apps let you rotate iPhone when you’re typing, so you can use a larger keyboard: Mail Safari Messages...
  • Page 249: Minimum Font Size For Mail Messages

    Large, or Giant. See “Mail” on page 207. TTY Support (Available in Some Areas) Use iPhone in TTY mode with the iPhone TTY Adapter (available separately) to use a Teletype (TTY) machine. See “Using iPhone with a Teletype (TTY) Machine” on page 210.
  • Page 250: Appendix A: Support And Other Information

    Home button until the app quits. On iPhone 3GS or later, you can also remove an app from the recents list to force it to quit. See “Opening and Switching Apps” on page 28.
  • Page 251: Backing Up Iphone

    You can use a backup to restore these items to your iPhone after a software restore or to transfer the information to another iPhone. See “Updating and Restoring iPhone Software”...
  • Page 252: Updating And Restoring Iphone Software

    Update iPhone: Connect iPhone to your computer. In iTunes, select iPhone in the Devices list, then click Summary at the top of the screen. Click “Check for Update.” iTunes tells you if there’s a newer version of the iPhone software available.
  • Page 253 Restore iPhone: Connect iPhone to your computer. In iTunes, select iPhone in the Devices list, then click Summary at the top of the screen. Click “Check for Update.” iTunes tells you if there’s a newer version of the iPhone software available.
  • Page 254: Safety, Software, And Service Information

    Safety, Software, and Service Information This table describes where to get more iPhone-related safety, software, and service information. To learn about Do this Using iPhone safely See the Important Product Information Guide at for the latest safety and regulatory information.
  • Page 255: Using Iphone In An Enterprise Environment

    IMAP LDAP Using iPhone with Other Carriers Some carriers let you unlock iPhone for use with their network. To determine if your Contact your carrier for authorization and setup information. You’ll need to connect iPhone to iTunes to complete the process. Additional fees may apply.
  • Page 256 For collection and recycling services for iPhone, go to: Battery Replacement for iPhone: The rechargeable battery in iPhone should be replaced only by an authorized service provider. For battery replacement services go to: Deutschland: Dieses Gerät enthält Batterien. Bitte nicht in den Hausmüll werfen.
  • Page 257: Apple And The Environment

    If iPhone can’t regulate its internal temperature, it goes into a deep sleep mode until it cools. You cannot make an emergency call when iPhone is in this mode. Move iPhone to a cooler location and wait a few minutes before trying to use iPhone again.
  • Page 258: Index

    180 “push” 55, 206 updating applications 180 restricting 201 verifying purchases 174 activating iPhone 20 Apple ID, creating 21, 25, 170, 171, 178, 182, 215, 254 adding a call 66 adjusting brightness 194 apps 14 Adobe Photoshop 118 deleting 179...
  • Page 259 App Store 176 heading 159 iTunes Music Store 167 True and Magnetic North 159 YouTube videos 130 Component AV Cable 105, 121 business, using iPhone 255 Composite AV Cable 105, 121 computer requirements 19 conference calls 66 connecting to Internet 22 contacts...
  • Page 260 MMS messages 109 Emoji 40 text 38 ending calls 49 Cover Flow 98 enterprise, using iPhone in 255 current approximate location 143, 159 ePub books 227 cutting and pasting text 38 equalizer 213, 214 erasing data 25, 53, 199, 204 Exchange.
  • Page 261 60, 254 recently played games 186 iPod restricting friend requests 201 changing browse buttons 106 restricting multiplayer games 201 converting videos for iPhone 105 setting up 181 deleting videos 105 status information 189 Genius Mixes 100 Genius Mixes 93, 100...
  • Page 262 70 sharing contact information 83 pasting a number to 64 signatures 208 storing email on iPhone or server 206 syncing email account settings 56 Yahoo! email account 55 zooming in a message 78 languages, switching keyboard 43...
  • Page 263 MobileMe 25, 149, 216 Outlook. See Microsoft Outlook getting help 254 overview, iPhone applications 14 push accounts 55 searching email 85 security features 25, 54 pairing with Bluetooth headset 50 sending photos to a gallery 123 PAL 214 setting up account 26...
  • Page 264 124 replacing battery 52, 254 saving MMS attachments 109 replying to messages 83 sending in email messages 83 requirements for using iPhone 19 sending in MMS messages 109 resetting iPhone 54, 250 syncing 56, 60, 118 resizing webpage columns 87...
  • Page 265 111, 117 erase data after ten failed passcode attempts 199 Store 215 features 53 temperature 148 Find My iPhone 25, 54 TV out 214 setting passcode for iPhone 199 usage statistics 195 web 212 vibrate 73 selecting text 39...
  • Page 266 “Sync in progress” message 21 unlocking iPhone 12 voice memos 165 unpairing Bluetooth device 51 webpage bookmarks 90 unread messages, marking 78 system requirements 19 updating iPhone software 252 usage statistics battery percentage 195 taking photos 127 resetting 196 telephone. See Phone seeing 195...
  • Page 267 47, 64 Windows Address Book 58 playing songs 47, 97 Windows system requirements 19 using with headset 49 “Works with iPhone” logo 161 Voice Memos World Clock 152 attaching to MMS messages 164 Wubi Hua 41 emailing 164...
  • Page 268 Adobe Systems Incorporated in the U.S. QuickTime, Safari, Spotlight, and the Works with iPhone and/or other countries. logo are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. Other company and product names mentioned herein and other countries. may be trademarks of their respective companies.

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