Contents Chapter 1: Getting Started Viewing the User Guide on iPhone What You Need Activating iPhone Installing the SIM Card Registering iPhone Setting Up iPhone Using VoiceOver Syncing Mail, Contacts, and Calendar Accounts Installing Conﬁguration Proﬁles Disconnecting iPhone from Your Computer...
Managing Previews and Alerts Chapter 8: Calendar About Calendar Syncing Calendars Viewing Your Calendar Searching Calendars Subscribing to Calendars Adding Calendar Events to iPhone Responding to Meeting Invitations Alerts Chapter 9: Photos About Photos Syncing Photos with Your Computer Contents...
Viewing Photos and Videos Slideshows 100 Sharing Photos and Videos 102 Assigning a Photo to a Contact 102 Wallpaper Chapter 10: Camera 103 About Camera 104 Taking Photos and Recording Videos 105 Viewing and Sharing Photos and Videos 105 Trimming Videos 106 Uploading Photos and Videos to Your Computer Chapter 11: YouTube 107 Finding and Viewing Videos...
198 Removing the SIM Card 198 Backing Up iPhone 200 Updating and Restoring iPhone Software Appendix B: Other Resources 201 Safety, Software, and Service Information 202 Viewing the User Guide on iPhone 202 Disposal and Recycling Information 203 Apple and the Environment Index Contents...
What You Need To use iPhone, you need: A wireless service plan with a carrier that provides iPhone service in your area A Mac or a PC with a USB 2.0 port and one of the following operating systems: ...
An Internet connection for your computer (broadband recommended) Activating iPhone Before you can use any of iPhone’s features, you must activate iPhone by signing up for a service plan with an iPhone service carrier in your area and registering iPhone with the network.
Register iPhone: Download and install the latest version of iTunes from www.itunes.com/download. Connect iPhone to a USB 2.0 port on your Mac or PC using the cable that came with iPhone. Follow the onscreen instructions in iTunes to register iPhone and sync iPhone with your contacts, calendars, and bookmarks on your computer, and with music, video, and other content from your iTunes library.
About Syncing Syncing copies information and content between iPhone and your computer, keeping it current and up-to-date, whether you make changes on iPhone or on your computer. iTunes lets you specify the information and content on your computer that you want to sync with iPhone.
Note: You can also set up email accounts directly on iPhone. See “ ” on page 16. 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 applications directly from the iTunes Store on your computer, and then sync them to iPhone.
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 padlock icon, and a password is required to restore the information to iPhone. See “Backing Up iPhone” on page 198.
Notes Sync notes in the Notes application on iPhone with notes in Mail on a Mac or with Microsoft Outlook on a PC. (On a Mac, you must have Mac OS version 10.5.7 or later installed to sync notes.) ...
MobileMe can also sync your bookmarks on iPhone with Safari on a Mac, or with Safari or Microsoft Internet Explorer on a PC. You set up MobileMe, Exchange, and other email accounts directly on iPhone.
You can choose to merge the existing data into your MobileMe or Exchange account. If you don’t merge the data, you can choose to keep it in a separate account on iPhone (the account is labeled “On My iPhone”), or delete it. Existing bookmarks can only be merged or deleted.
Synced information is transferred automatically over your wireless connection; you don’t need to connect iPhone to your computer to sync. If you don’t have a cellular connection, iPhone can receive pushed data over a Wi-Fi connection when iPhone is awake (the screen is on, or iPhone is connected to your computer or a power adapter).
Unless iPhone is syncing with your computer, you can disconnect it from your computer at any time. When iPhone is syncing with your computer, iPhone shows “Sync in progress.” If you disconnect iPhone before it ﬁnishes syncing, some data may not get transferred.
Dock Home button connector Speaker Microphone Your Home screen may look diﬀerent, depending on the model of iPhone you have and whether you have rearranged its icons. iPhone Included Accessories Stereo headset Dock Connector to USB Cable USB power adapter...
SIM eject tool Eject the SIM card. 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.
VPN. See “Network” on page 1 42. Lock Shows that iPhone is locked. See “Sleep/Wake Button” on page 26. Shows that iPhone is set to work with a TTY machine. See “Using iPhone with a Teletype (TTY) Machine” on page 1 53. Play Shows that a song, audiobook, or podcast is playing.
(iPhone 3G or later). View and search your MobileMe, iCal, Microsoft Entourage, Microsoft Outlook, or Microsoft Exchange calendars. Enter events on iPhone and they get synced back to the calendar on your computer. Subscribe to calendars. Set alerts to remind you of events, Calendar appointments, and deadlines.
Take photos and record videos (iPhone 3GS only) and view them on iPhone, email them, send them in a MMS message (iPhone 3G or later), or upload them to your computer. Upload videos directly to YouTube. Take a friend’s picture and set iPhone to Camera display it when that person calls you.
Calculator Set up accounts and adjust all iPhone settings in one convenient place. Set your own volume limit for listening comfort. Set your ringtone, wallpaper, screen brightness, and settings for network, phone, mail, web, music, video, photos, and more. Set auto- Settings lock and a passcode for security.
Reset your Home screen to the default layout: Choose Settings > General > Reset and tap Reset Home Screen Layout. Buttons A few simple buttons make it easy to turn iPhone on and oﬀ, adjust the volume, and switch between ring and silent modes. Sleep/Wake Button When you’re not using iPhone but you still want to receive calls and text messages,...
For important information about avoiding hearing loss, see the Important Product Information Guide at www.apple.com/support/manuals/iphone. To adjust the volume, use the buttons on the side of iPhone. Volume Volume down To set a volume limit for music and videos on iPhone, see “Music” on page 156. Chapter 2 Basics...
By default, when you get a call, iPhone vibrates whether it’s set to ring mode, or in silent mode. If iPhone is set to ring mode, you can silence a call by pressing the Sleep/ Wake button or one of the volume buttons once. Press a second time to send the call to voicemail.
Close an application and return to the Home screen: Press the Home button below the display. Scrolling Drag up or down to scroll. On some screens such as webpages, you can also scroll side to side. Dragging your ﬁnger to scroll won’t choose or activate anything on the screen. Flick to scroll quickly.
Lists Some lists have an index along the right side. Find items in an indexed list: Tap a letter to jump to items starting with that letter. Drag your ﬁnger along the index to scroll quickly through the list. Index Choose an item: Tap an item in the list.
Viewing in Landscape Many iPhone applications let you view the screen in either portrait or landscape orientation. Rotate iPhone and the display rotates too, adjusting automatically to ﬁt the new screen orientation. You may prefer landscape for viewing webpages in Safari, or when entering text, for example.
Typing Depending on the application you’re using, the intelligent keyboard may automatically suggest corrections as you type to help prevent mistyped words. Enter text: Tap a text ﬁeld, such as in a note or new contact, to bring up the keyboard. Tap keys on the keyboard.
For a list of supported languages, see www.apple.com/iphone/specs.html. 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.
Undo the last edit: Shake iPhone and tap Undo. International Keyboards iPhone provides keyboards that allow you to enter text in many diﬀerent languages, including languages that read from right to left. For a complete list of supported keyboards, go to www.apple.com/iphone/specs.html.
Use the touchpad to enter Chinese characters Chinese with your ﬁnger. As you write character strokes, iPhone recognizes them and shows matching characters in a list, with the closest match at the top. When you choose a character, its related characters appear in the list as additional choices.
If you’re on the main Home screen page, you can press the Home button to go to Spotlight. From the Spotlight page, press the Home button to return to the main Home screen page. You can also set iPhone to go to Spotlight when you double-click the Home button. See “Home” on page 146.
Use Voice Control: Press and hold the Home button until the Voice Control screen appears and you hear a beep. Then use the commands described below to make calls or play songs. You can also press and hold the center button on the iPhone headset to bring up Voice Control. Chapter 2...
Cancel Voice Control Say “cancel.” For best results: Speak into the iPhone microphone as if you were making a phone call. Or use the microphone in the included headset. Speak clearly and naturally. Say only iPhone commands and names, and numbers. Pause slightly in between.
Stereo Headset The headset included with iPhone features a microphone and an integrated button that allows you to answer and end calls easily, and control audio and video playback. The headset included with iPhone 3GS (shown here) also has volume buttons.
Stocks, Maps, Weather, the App Store, or the iTunes Store. How iPhone Connects to the Internet iPhone connects to the Internet using either a Wi-Fi network or a cellular data network. iPhone does the following, in order, until connected: ...
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.
Using iPhone as a Modem You can use iPhone 3G or later 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.
The iPhone battery may drain instead of charge if iPhone is connected to a computer that’s turned oﬀ or is in sleep or standby mode. If you charge the battery while syncing or using iPhone, it may take longer to charge. Chapter 2...
Find My iPhone pane. Click “Remote Wipe…,” then follow the onscreen instructions. You may also be able to remotely delete the information on iPhone if you set up iPhone using a conﬁguration proﬁle. See “Installing Conﬁguration Proﬁles” on page 18.
Sleep/Wake until the Apple logo appears. If you can’t turn oﬀ iPhone or if the problem continues, you may need to reset. A reset should be done only if turning iPhone oﬀ and on doesn’t resolve the problem.
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.
Bring up the last number you dialed: Tap Keypad, then tap Call. Tap Call again to dial the number. Voice Dialing You can use Voice Control (iPhone 3GS only) to call someone in your contacts or dial a speciﬁc number. Note: Voice Control may not be available in all languages.
Receiving Calls When you receive a call, tap Answer. If iPhone is locked, drag the slider. If you’re using the iPhone headset, press the center button to answer a call. Center button Silence a call: Press the Sleep/Wake or either volume button. You can still answer the call after silencing it, until it goes to voicemail.
Use other applications during a call: Press the Home button, then tap an application icon. End a call: Tap End Call. If you’re using the iPhone headset, you can press the center button instead. 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.
Emergency Calls If iPhone is locked with a passcode, you may still be able to make an emergency call. Make an emergency call when iPhone is locked: On the Enter Passcode screen, tap Emergency Call, then dial the number using the keypad.
Visual Voicemail On iPhone, visual voicemail lets you see a list of your messages and choose which ones to listen to or delete, without having to listen to instructions or prior messages. Note: Visual voicemail may not be available in all regions, or may be an optional service.
Checking Voicemail When you tap Phone, iPhone shows the number of missed calls and unheard voicemail messages. Number of unheard voicemail messages Number of missed calls Tap Voicemail to see a list of your messages. Unheard messages Play/Pause Speakerphone (Audio, when a Bluetooth device is connected.
Deleting Messages Select a message, then tap Delete. Deleted visual voicemail messages are saved on iPhone until your carrier permanently erases them. Listen to a deleted message Tap Deleted Messages (at the end of the list), then tap the message.
Clock timer. You can also create and purchase ringtones from songs in iTunes. Ring/Silent Switch and Vibrate Modes A switch on the side of iPhone makes it easy to turn the ringer on or oﬀ. Turn the ringer on or oﬀ: Flip the switch on the side of iPhone.
You can use iPhone with hands-free Bluetooth headsets and Bluetooth car kits. iPhone also supports Bluetooth stereo headphone devices when using iPod. Pairing a Device with iPhone You must ﬁrst pair a Bluetooth device with iPhone before you can use it for your phone calls. Chapter 3...
Choose the device on iPhone and enter its passkey or PIN number. See the instructions about the passkey or 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.
Unpairing a Device from iPhone If you’ve paired iPhone with a device and want to use another device instead, you must unpair the ﬁrst device. Unpair a device: In Settings, choose General > Bluetooth and turn Bluetooth on. Choose the device and tap Unpair.
Turn Data Roaming on or oﬀ: In Settings, choose General > Network and turn Data Roaming on or oﬀ. Data Roaming is turned oﬀ by default. Turning Data Roaming oﬀ helps to avoid data roaming charges when traveling outside your carrier’s network by disabling data transmission over the cellular network. You can still access the Internet if you have a Wi-Fi connection.
You can set up email accounts on iPhone in either of the following ways: Set up an account directly on iPhone. See “ Setting Up Accounts” on page 16. In iTunes, use the iPhone preference panes to sync email accounts settings from your computer.
Enter a subject, then your message. You can tap Return to move from one ﬁeld to another. Tap Send. Send a photo or video (iPhone 3GS only) in a In Photos, choose a photo or video, tap , then message tap Email Photo.
Checking and Reading Email The Mail icon shows the total number of unread messages in all your inboxes. You may have other unread messages in other mailboxes. Number of unread emails in your inboxes Check for new messages: Choose a mailbox or tap at any time.
Touch and hold the link. The address pops up next to your ﬁnger. iPhone displays most picture attachments (JPEG, GIF, and TIFF) inline with the text in email messages. iPhone can play many audio attachments (such as MP3, AAC, WAV, and AIFF). You can download and view ﬁles (such as PDF, webpage, text, Pages, Keynote, Numbers, and Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents) attached to
messages you receive.
You can view attachments in portrait or landscape orientation. If the format of an attached ﬁle isn’t supported by iPhone, you can see the name of the ﬁle but you can’t open it. iPhone supports the following document types: .doc Microsoft Word .docx...
(Tap the status bar to scroll quickly to the top of the list and reveal the search ﬁeld.) 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.
Organizing Email 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. Delete a message: Open the message and tap . Or tap Edit, then tap next to the message.
Safari Viewing Webpages Safari lets you surf the web and view webpages on iPhone in the same way as if you were on your computer. You can create bookmarks on iPhone and sync bookmarks with your computer. Add web clips for quick access to your favorite sites directly from the Home screen.
Links on webpages typically take you to another place on the web. Follow a link on a webpage: Tap the link. Links on iPhone can also initiate a phone call, display a location in Maps, or create a preaddressed Mail message. To return to Safari after a link opens another application, press the Home
button and tap Safari.
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 pages icon at the bottom of the screen shows how many pages are open.
Click the Info tab, select “Sync … bookmarks” under Web Browser, then click Apply. See “Syncing” on page 11. Sync bookmarks with MobileMe: In Settings on iPhone, select Bookmarks in your MobileMe account. See “Setting Up Accounts” on page 16.
Help > iTunes Help. Getting Music, Video, and More To get music, video, and podcasts onto iPhone, you can set up iTunes on your computer to automatically sync content in your library, or you can manually manage the media you put on iPhone.
For information about which formats iPhone supports, see “Song, Video, or Other Items Won’t Play” on page 197. If there are more songs in your iTunes library than can ﬁt on your iPhone, iTunes oﬀers to create a special playlist to sync with iPhone. iTunes ﬁlls the playlist with selections from your library.
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.
Raise or lower the volume Drag the volume slider or use the buttons on the side of iPhone. You can also use the volume buttons on the iPhone headset (iPhone 3GS only). Restart a song or a chapter in an audiobook or...
If you’re using an application, the playback controls appear on top of the application. After using the controls, you can close them or tap Music to go to the Now Playing screen. If iPhone is locked, the controls appear onscreen, then disappear automatically after you ﬁnish using them.
Use Voice Control: Press and hold the Home button until the 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 headset to bring up Voice Control.
Play or pause the current song or . You can also press the center button on the iPhone headset. Viewing All Tracks on an Album See all the tracks on the album that contains the current song: From the Now Playing screen tap .
It’s like having a built-in DJ who knows your tastes well enough to make the right mix just for you. To use Genius on iPhone, you ﬁrst need to set up Genius in iTunes, then sync iPhone with iTunes. Genius is a free service, but it requires an iTunes Store Account.
Restart/Rewind Volume Lovers in Japan by Coldplay is available on iTunes Pause a video Tap or press the center button on the iPhone headset. Resume playback or press the center button on the iPhone headset. Raise or lower the volume Drag the volume slider.
You can rent movies in standard (480p) deﬁnition from the iTunes Store and watch them on iPhone. You can download rented movies directly to iPhone, or transfer them from iTunes on your computer to iPhone. You can also transfer rented movies back to iTunes from iPhone. (Rented movies aren’t available in all regions.) The movie must be fully downloaded before you can start watching.
When you delete a video (other than rented movies) from iPhone, it isn’t deleted from your iTunes library and you can sync the video back to iPhone later. If you don’t want to sync the video back to iPhone, set iTunes to not sync the video. See “What You Need”...
Changing the Browse Buttons You can replace the Playlists, Artist, Songs, or Videos browse buttons at the bottom of the screen with buttons you use more frequently. For example, if you often listen to podcasts and don’t watch many videos, you can replace the Videos button with Podcasts.
Note: MMS is available only on iPhone 3G or later. SMS or MMS support may not be available in all regions. Additional fees may apply for use of Messages. Contact your carrier for complete information.
Text messages from the other person iPhone displays the 50 most recent messages in the conversation. To see earlier messages, scroll to the top and tap Load Earlier Messages. Send a message to more than one person: Tap , then add recipients. If you enter a phone number manually (instead of selecting it from Contacts), tap Return before
entering another entry.
Note: The MMS Messaging setting doesn’t appear if MMS isn’t supported by your carrier. Sending Photos and Videos You can take a photo or make a video (iPhone 3GS only) from within Messages and include it in your conversation with another MMS-capable device. Send a photo or video: Tap and tap “Take Photo or Video”...
Editing Conversations If you want to keep a conversation but not the entire thread, you can delete the parts you don’t want. You can also delete entire conversations from the Messages list. Edit a conversation: Tap Edit. Tap the circles along the left side to select the parts of the conversation you want to delete, then tap Delete.
Managing Previews and Alerts By default, iPhone displays a preview of new messages when iPhone is locked or you are using another application. You can turn this preview on or oﬀ in Settings. You can also enable alerts for text messages.
In iTunes, use the iPhone preference panes to sync with iCal or Microsoft Entourage on a Mac, or Microsoft Outlook 2003 or 2007 on a PC when you connect iPhone to your computer. See “Syncing” on page 11. ...
Switch view See the details of an event: Tap the event. Set iPhone to adjust event times for a selected time zone: In Settings, choose “Mail, Contacts, Calendars.” Under Calendars, tap Time Zone Support, then turn Time Zone Support on.
Subscribed calendars are read only. You can read events from subscribed calendars on iPhone, but can’t edit them or create new events. You also can’t accept invitations from CalDAV accounts. Subscribe to a CalDAV or .ics calendar: In Settings, choose “Mail, Contacts, Calendars,”...
Alert time—from ﬁve minutes to two days before the event When you set an alert, the option to set a second alert appears. When an alert goes oﬀ, iPhone displays a message. You can also set iPhone to play a sound (see below). Important: Some carriers don’t support network time in all locations.
If the attendee is in your contacts, 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.
Alerts Set calendar alerts: In Settings, choose Sounds, then turn Calendar Alerts on. If Calendar Alerts is oﬀ, iPhone displays a message when an event is about to occur but makes no sound. Important: If the Ring/Silent switch is oﬀ, calendar alerts won’t sound.
Photos About Photos iPhone lets you carry your photos with you, so you can share them with your family, friends, and associates. You can sync photos from your computer, view photos and videos taken with the built-in camera, use photos as wallpaper, or assign photos to identify contacts when they call.
If you don’t see , tap the screen to show the controls. View a photo or video in landscape orientation: Rotate iPhone sideways. The photo or video reorients automatically and, if it’s in landscape format, expands to ﬁt the screen.
See the next or previous photo: Flick left or right. Or tap the screen to show the controls, then tap Slideshows You can view your Photo Library or an album as a slideshow, complete with background music. View your library or an album as a slideshow: Tap Photo Library or an album, then tap .
If you have a MobileMe account, you can add photos and videos (iPhone 3GS only) 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.
Tap Category to choose a category. Tap Publish. Copying and Pasting Photos and Videos You can copy a photo or video (iPhone 3GS only) and paste it in an email or MMS message. Some third-party applications may also support copying and pasting photos and videos.
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 from the Home screen and take someone’s picture. Or choose any photo already on iPhone and tap Tap “Assign to Contact”...
With the built-in camera, it’s easy to take photos and record videos with iPhone. The lens is on the back of iPhone so you can use the touchscreen display to see the photo or video you’re taking. “Tap to focus” (iPhone 3GS only) lets you focus on a speciﬁc area of your shot and also automatically adjust the exposure.
Take a photo: Aim iPhone and tap Make sure the Camera/Video switch is set to When you take a photo or start a video recording, iPhone makes a shutter sound. The sound isn’t played if you’ve set the Ring/Silent switch to silent. See “Sounds and the Ring/Silent Switch”...
Take a screenshot of the iPhone display: Quickly press and release the Sleep/ Wake and Home buttons at the same time. A ﬂash of the screen lets you know the screenshot was taken. The screenshot is added to the Camera Roll album.
PC: Follow the instructions that came with your camera or photo application. If you delete the photos and videos from iPhone when you upload them to your computer, they’re removed from the Camera Roll album. You can use the iTunes Photos setup pane to sync photos back to the Photos application on iPhone.
Finding and Viewing Videos 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 prompted. For information on requirements and how to get a YouTube account, go to www.youtube.com.
Managing Videos next to a video to see related videos and more controls for managing videos. Add the video to Favorites Tap “Add to Favorites.” Add the video to a playlist Tap “Add to Playlist,” then select an existing playlist or tap to create a new playlist.
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.
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 from iPhone to YouTube (iPhone 3GS only). See “Publishing Videos to YouTube” on page 101. Chapter 11...
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.
Use two ﬁngers to see the change in value over a speciﬁc period of time. 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.
Find and track your current (approximate) location, and use your current location to get driving directions to or from another place. The built-in digital compass lets you see which way you’re facing. (iPhone 3GS only). Important:...
A pin marks the location. Tap the pin to see the name or description of the location. to get information about the location, get directions, add the location to your bookmarks or contacts list, or email a link to Google Maps. Zoom in to a part of a map Pinch the map with two ﬁngers.
Location Services to determine your location. Location Services uses available information from cellular network data, local Wi-Fi networks (if you have Wi-Fi turned on), and GPS ( iPhone 3G or later; GPS not available in all locations). This feature isn’t available in all areas.
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 in a ﬁgure eight. If there’s interference, you may be asked to move from the source of interference.
Find a location, tap the pin that points to it, tap next to the name or description, then tap Share Location and tap MMS (iPhone 3G or later). Bookmarking Locations You can bookmark locations that you want to ﬁnd again later.
Get directions: Tap Directions. Enter starting and ending locations in the Start and End ﬁelds. By default, iPhone starts with your current approximate location (if available). Tap in either ﬁeld to choose a location in Bookmarks (including your current approximate location and the dropped pin, if available), Recents, or Contacts.
If you’re taking public transit, the overview screen shows each leg of the trip and the mode of transportation, including where you need to walk. The top of the screen shows the time of the bus or train at the ﬁrst stop, the estimated arrival time, and the total fare.
Find businesses without ﬁnding the location ﬁrst: 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. From there, you can do the following: ...
Weather Viewing Weather Summaries Tap Weather from the Home screen to get the current temperature and six-day forecast for one or more cities around the world. Today’s high and low Current conditions Current temperature Six-day forecast Add and delete cities Number of citi es stored If the weather board is light blue, it’s daytime in that city—between 6:00 a.m.
Delete a city: Tap and tap next to a city, then tap Delete. Display 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.
Voice Memos Recording Voice Memos Voice Memos lets you use iPhone as a portable recording device using the built-in microphone, iPhone headset mic, or supported external microphone. Note: External microphones must be designed to work with the iPhone headset jack or Dock Connector, such as Apple-branded earbuds or authorized third-party accessories marked with the Apple “Works with iPhone”...
Record a voice memo: to start recording. You can also press the center button on the iPhone headset. Tap to pause or to stop recording. You can also press the center button on the iPhone headset to stop recording. Recordings using the built-in microphone are mono, but you can record stereo using an external stereo microphone.
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.
Syncing Voice Memos iTunes automatically syncs voice memos to your iTunes library when you connect iPhone to your computer. This lets you listen to voice memos on your computer and provides a backup if you delete them from iPhone. Voice memos are synced to the Voice Memos playlist. iTunes creates the playlist if it doesn’t exist.
Sync the Voice Memos playlist to iPhone: Connect iPhone to your computer. In iTunes, select iPhone in the sidebar. Select the Music tab. Select the “Include voice memos” checkbox and click Apply. Chapter 15 Voice Memos...
Notes are listed in the order of the last modiﬁed date, with the most recently modiﬁed note at the top. You can see the ﬁrst few words of each note in the list. Rotate iPhone to view notes in landscape orientation and type using a larger keyboard.
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 60. Syncing Notes You can set up iTunes to automatically sync your notes with email applications such as Mac OS X Mail and Microsoft Outlook (requires Mac OS X version 10.5.7 on a Mac).
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. If you have more than four clocks, ﬂick to scroll through them.
If Snooze is on and you tap Snooze when the alarm sounds, the alarm stops and then sounds again in ten minutes. To give the alarm a description, tap Label. iPhone displays the label when the alarm sounds. If at least one alarm is set and turned on, appears in the iPhone status bar at the top of the screen.
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 go to another iPhone application, the timer continues running in the background.
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 get an expanded scientiﬁc calculator.
Scientiﬁc Calculator Keys Rotate iPhone to landscape orientation to display the scientiﬁc calculator. Changes the trigonometric buttons (sin, cos, tan, sinh, cosh, and tanh) to their inverse functions (sin , cos , tan , sinh , cosh , and tanh ).
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.
Wi-Fi settings determine whether iPhone uses local Wi-Fi networks to connect to the Internet. If no Wi-Fi networks are available, or you’ve turned Wi-Fi oﬀ, then iPhone connects to the Internet via your cellular data network, when available. You can use Mail, Safari, YouTube, Stocks, Maps, Weather, the iTunes Store and the App Store over a cellular data network connection.
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.
Wallpaper You see a wallpaper background picture when you unlock iPhone. You can select one of the images that came with iPhone, or use a photo you’ve synced to iPhone from your computer. Set wallpaper: Choose Wallpaper and choose a picture.
See your usage statistics: Choose Usage. There, you can see: Usage—Amount of time iPhone has been awake and in use since the last full charge. iPhone is awake whenever you’re using it—including making or receiving phone calls, using email, sending or receiving text messages, listening to music, browsing the web, or using any other iPhone features.
You may need to conﬁgure VPN, for example, to 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.
Your approximate location is determined using available information from cellular network data, local Wi-Fi networks (if you have Wi-Fi turned on), and GPS (iPhone 3G or later; GPS may not be available in all locations).
Erase Data to turn it on. After ten failed passcode attempts, your settings are reset to their defaults and all your information and media on your iPhone is removed by overwriting the data stored on iPhone.
Set whether iPhone updates the date and time automatically: Choose General > Date & Time and turn Set Automatically on or oﬀ. 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.
Turn Auto-Correction on or oﬀ: Choose General > Keyboard and turn Auto-Correction on or oﬀ. By default, if the default keyboard for the language you select has a dictionary, iPhone automatically suggests corrections or completed words as you type. Turn Auto-Capitalization on or oﬀ: Choose General > Keyboard and turn Auto- Capitalization on or oﬀ.
Important: You can’t use iPhone while data is being overwritten. This can take up to two hours or more, depending on the model and storage capacity of your iPhone.
Stop using an account: Choose “Mail, Contacts, Calendars,” choose an account, then turn Account oﬀ. If an account is oﬀ, iPhone doesn’t display the account and doesn’t send or check email from or sync other information with that account, until you turn it back on.
When Push is oﬀ, and with accounts that don’t support push, data can still be “fetched”—that is, iPhone can check with the server and see if new information is available. Use the Fetch New Data setting to determine how often data is requested.
Add a signature to your messages: Choose “Mail, Contacts, Calendars” > Signature, then type a signature. You can set iPhone to add a signature—your favorite quote, or your name, title, and phone number, for example—to the bottom of every message you send.
Set alerts to sound when your receive 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.
When Call Forwarding is on, an icon appears in the status bar the top of the screen. You must be in range of the cellular network when you set iPhone to forward calls, or calls won’t be forwarded. Call Waiting Activate or deactivate call waiting: Choose Phone >...
You can lock your SIM card, so it can’t be used without a Personal Identiﬁcation Number (PIN). You must enter the PIN each time you turn iPhone oﬀ and turn it back on again. Some carriers require a SIM PIN in order to use iPhone.
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.
The Music settings apply to songs, podcasts, and audiobooks. Turn Shake to Shuﬄe on or oﬀ: Choose iPod, then turn Shake to Shuﬄe on or oﬀ. When Shake to Shuﬄe is on, you can shake iPhone to turn shuﬄe on and immediately change the currently playing song.
Turn closed captioning on or oﬀ: Choose iPod and turn Closed Captioning on or oﬀ. TV Out Use these settings to set up how iPhone plays videos on your TV. For more information about using iPhone to play videos on your TV, see “Watching Videos on a TV” on page 84.
Use Store settings to change or create an iTunes Store account. By default, the iTunes account you’re signed into when you sync iPhone with your computer appears in Store settings. You can change accounts on iPhone to purchase music or applications from another account.
You can search for, browse, preview, purchase, and download music, audiobooks, TV shows, movies, and music videos from the iTunes Store directly to iPhone. You can listen to audio or watch video podcasts from the iTunes Store, either by streaming them from the Internet or by downloading them directly to iPhone.
Finding Music, Videos, and More Browse content: Tap Music, Videos, or Podcasts. Or tap More to browse by Audiobooks, iTunes U, or Downloads. Choose a sorting method at the top of the screen to browse by lists such as Featured, Top Tens, or Genres. Search for content: Tap Search, tap the search ﬁeld and enter one or more words, then tap Search.
Purchasing Music or Audiobooks When you ﬁnd a song, album, or audiobook you like in the iTunes Store, you can purchase and download it to iPhone. You can preview an item before you purchase it to make sure it’s what you want.
Rented movies won’t begin playing until the download completes. See “Checking Download Status” on page 163. Purchased videos are added to a Purchased playlist on iPhone. If you delete the Purchased playlist, iTunes creates a new one the next time you buy an item from the iTunes Store.
See the status of items being downloaded: Tap Downloads. To pause a download, tap
. If a download is interrupted, iPhone starts the download again the next time iPhone 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 to the same iTunes account).
When you’re browsing, tap More to access the browse buttons that aren’t visible. Viewing Account Information To view iTunes Store account information on iPhone, go to Settings > Store and tap View Account. You must already be signed in to view account information. See “Store”...
Verifying Purchases You can use iTunes on your computer to verify that all the music, videos, applications, and other items you bought from the iTunes Store or App Store are in your iTunes library. You might want to do this if a download was interrupted. Verify your purchases: Make sure your computer is connected to the Internet.
Store directly to iPhone. Applications 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. You can also install applications you’ve purchased or downloaded through iTunes on your computer when you sync with iPhone.
Browsing and Searching Browse the featured selections to see new releases and App Store recommendations. Browse Top 25 to see the most popular applications. If you’re looking for a speciﬁc application, use Search. Browse applications: Tap Featured, Categories, or Top 25. Choose a category, or choose a sorting method at the top of the screen to browse by lists such as New, Top Paid, or Top Free.
Info Screen Tap any application in a list to see more information, such as the application’s price, screenshots, reviews, and other information. If you’ve already installed the application, “Installed” appears instead of the price on the Info screen. Email a link to the application’s Info page in iTunes: Tap “Tell a Friend” near the bottom of the Info screen.
Downloading Applications When you ﬁnd an application you want in the App Store, you can purchase and download it to iPhone. If the application is free, you can download it without charge after providing your iTunes account information. Once you download an application, it’s immediately installed on iPhone.
Deleting Applications You can delete applications you’ve installed from the App Store. If you delete an application, data associated with the application will no longer be available to iPhone, even if you reinstall the application. You can reinstall any application and any associated data from your iTunes library as long as you backed up the application by syncing it to your computer.
Syncing Purchased Applications iTunes automatically syncs applications you’ve downloaded or purchased on iPhone to your iTunes library when you connect iPhone to your computer. This lets you access the downloads on your computer and provides a backup if you delete applications from iPhone.
The compass needs to be calibrated the ﬁrst time you use it, and may need to be calibrated occasionally after that. iPhone alerts you whenever calibration is needed. Calibrate iPhone: Wave iPhone in a ﬁgure eight. You may also be asked to move away from a source of interference.
See which way 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.
Show which way you’re facing: In Maps, tap again. (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 1 14. Chapter 22 Compass...
Contacts About Contacts Contact makes it easy to call, email, and text your friends and associates with iPhone. You can add contacts directly on iPhone, or sync contacts from applications on your computer, or with your MobileMe, Microsoft Exchange, Google, or Yahoo! accounts.
You can search ﬁrst, last, and company names in your contacts on iPhone. If you have 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...
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. Add a contact from the keypad Tap Keypad, enter a number, then tap Tap Create New Contact and enter the caller’s...
Note: The Contacts screen shown here includes the buttons across the bottom that are available when you view Contacts from within the Phone application. These buttons don’t appear if you open Contacts directly from the Home screen. A star next to a phone number means the number is in your favorites list. See your own phone number: Tap Contacts and scroll to the top of the list.
When activated in Settings, the Nike + iPod application appears on the Home screen (iPhone 3GS only). With a Nike + iPod Sensor (sold separately), the Nike + iPod application provides audible feedback on your speed, distance, time elapsed, and calories burned during a running or walking workout.
You can use a Nike+ compatible remote (sold separately) to control Nike + iPod wirelesly. Before using a remote for the ﬁrst time, you must set it up on iPhone. Set up the Nike + iPod remote: Choose Remote, then follow the onscreen instructions to set up your remote (third-party product sold separately).
Accessibility iPhone 3GS Accessibility Features In addition to the many features that make iPhone easy to use for everyone, the accessibility features available on iPhone 3GS are designed to make it easier for users with visual, auditory, or other physical disabilities to use iPhone. The iPhone 3GS accessibility features include: ...
Important: VoiceOver changes the gestures used to control iPhone. Once VoiceOver is turned on, you have to use VoiceOver gestures to operate iPhone—even for turning VoiceOver oﬀ again to resume standard operation. Turn VoiceOver on or oﬀ: In Settings, choose General > Accessibility > VoiceOver and tap the VoiceOver On/Oﬀ...
Set the VoiceOver speaking rate: In Settings, choose General > Accessibility > VoiceOver, and adjust the Speaking Rate slider. You can choose what kind of feedback you get when you type. You can set VoiceOver to speak characters, words, both, or nothing. If you choose to hear both characters and words, VoiceOver speaks each character as you type it, then speaks the whole word when you ﬁnish it by entering a space or punctuation.
The rotor control is an invisible dial that you can use to change the results of up and down ﬂick gestures when VoiceOver is turned on. Operate the rotor: Rotate two ﬁngers on the iPhone screen to “turn” the dial to choose between options.
Browsing a webpage Select and hear: text character-by-character text word-by-word headers all links form elements links visited links not visited images Entering text Move insertion point and hear: text character-by-character text word-by-word ...
Speak from current item to bottom of screen Flick down with two ﬁngers. Status information about iPhone can be heard by touching the top of the screen. This can include the time, battery life, Wi-Fi signal strength, and more. Chapter 25...
Zoom always goes to the top-middle of the screen. White on Black Use White on Black to invert the colors on the iPhone display, which may make it easier to read the screen. The screen looks like a photographic negative when White on Black is turned on.
Control with iPod” on page 78. Large Phone Keypad Make phone calls simply by tapping entries in your contacts and favorites lists. When you need to dial a number, iPhone’s large numeric keypad makes it easy. See “Phone Calls” on page 47. Widescreen Keyboards Several applications let you rotate iPhone when you’re typing so that you can use a...
Extra Large, or Giant. See “Mail” on page 150. 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 153.
General Low-Battery Image Appears iPhone is low on power and needs to charge for up to ten minutes before you can use it. For information about charging iPhone, see “Charging the Battery” on page 43. iPhone Doesn’t Respond ...
> Reset All Settings. All your preferences are reset, but your data and media aren’t deleted. If that doesn’t work, erase all content on iPhone. See “ Resetting iPhone” on page 148. If that doesn’t work, restore the iPhone software. See “ Updating and Restoring iPhone Software”...
USB 2.0 port on your computer (not on your keyboard). Turn iPhone oﬀ and back on again. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button on top of iPhone for a few seconds until a red slider appears, then drag the slider. Then press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the Apple logo appears.
Turn iPhone oﬀ and back on again. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button on top of iPhone for a few seconds until a red slider appears, then drag the slider. Then press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the Apple logo appears. Tap Unlock and enter your SIM’s PIN if the SIM is locked.
After a time, Voicemail should become available again. This may occur if you removed the SIM card from iPhone and replace it with another SIM card. Safari, Text, Mail, and Contacts Websites, Text, or Email Aren’t Available...
Turn iPhone oﬀ, then turn it on again. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button on top of iPhone for a few seconds until a red slider appears, and then drag the slider. Then press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the Apple logo appears.
For additional troubleshooting information, go to www.apple.com/support and search for TS1426. If you still can’t receive email, you can call an Apple Expert (not available in all countries). Go to www.apple.com/support/expert for information. If Apple Expert is not available in your country, get a free GMail, Yahoo!, or AOL account and try forwarding your mail to that account.
Music on iPhone might be paused. Try pressing the mic button on the headset to resume playback. Or from the Home screen tap iPod, tap Now Playing, then tap . Check to see if a volume limit is set. From the Home screen choose Settings > iPod >...
Removing the SIM Card If you need to send your iPhone in for service or if you want to loan your iPhone to someone and you still want to be able to make calls, you may be able to use the SIM card inside iPhone with another GSM phone.
If you choose to restore the software on iPhone, iTunes asks if you want to back up iPhone before restoring. If you use a Bluetooth headset or car kit with iPhone and you restore settings, you must pair the Bluetooth device with iPhone again to use it.
Removing a Backup You can remove a backup of iPhone from the list of backups in iTunes. You may want to do this, for example, if a backup was created on someone else’s computer. Remove a backup: In iTunes, open iTunes Preferences.
Other Resources Safety, Software, and Service Information The following 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 www.apple.com/support/manuals/iphone for the latest safety and regulatory information.
Using iPhone in an enterprise environment Go to www.apple.com/iphone/enterprise. Viewing the User Guide on iPhone The iPhone User Guide, optimized for viewing on iPhone, is available at help.apple.com/iphone. View the guide on iPhone: In Safari, tap , then tap the iPhone User Guide bookmark.
132 status icon 22 album covers 78 Bluetooth album tracks 79 ﬁnding address 142 alert routing calls back through iPhone 57 voicemail 52 status icon 22 alerts turning on or oﬀ 143 adjusting volume 27, 140 unpairing device 58...
AV cable 84 Dialing a phone number 47 composite AV cable 84 directions, getting 119 computer requirements 9 disconnecting iPhone from computer 19 conference calls 50, 51 display freezes 191 conﬁguration proﬁles 18 Dock Connector 124 connecting to Internet 40...
15, 201 Fetch New Data 150 iPod ﬁle formats, supported 64, 196, 197 changing browse buttons 85 ﬁnd my iPhone 45 converting videos for iPhone 74 focus 104 deleting videos 84 force quit an application 46 Genius playlists 80 formats...
149, 150 syncing 12 share contact information 61 music signatures 151 lyrics 75 storing email on iPhone or server 149 managing manually 14 syncing email account settings 12, 13 previewing 161 Yahoo! email account 18 purchasing 161 zooming in a message 63...
50 muting calls 50 putting calls on hold 50 ring mode 55 routing calls back through iPhone 57 navigating. See panning, scrolling second calls 50 Network activity setting up voicemail 52 status icon 22 settings 152 networks 138...
55 email 60 setting 55, 140 photos and video clips 88 syncing 12 photos from Photos 100 routing calls back through iPhone 57 text messages 86 voice memos 88 serial number, ﬁnding 142, 202 Safari service and support information 201...
49 telephone. See Phone silent mode 28, 55, 140 telephone number format 148 SIM card, locking 154 text sleep. See locking iPhone cutting or copying 34 sleep timer 84 pasting 34 slideshow settings 157 text messaging. See Messages...
39 GAL contacts don’t appear 196 Voice Memos iPhone calls voicemail service 194 attaching to MMS messages 127 iPhone doesn’t appear in iTunes 192 emailing 127 iPhone doesn’t respond 190 recording 124 iPhone doesn’t turn on 190...
Windows XP 9 WMA ﬁles, converting 197 “Works with iPhone” logo 124 World Clock 131 Yahoo! Address Book 14, 193 search engine 154 search using 70 searching using 70 stock information 113 weather information 123 YouTube bookmarking videos 108, 109...
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