Contents Chapter 1: iPhone at a glance iPhone overview Accessories Multi-Touch screen Buttons SIM card Status icons Chapter 2: Get started Set up iPhone Connect to Wi-Fi Connect to the Internet Apple ID iCloud Set up other mail, contacts, and calendar accounts...
AirPrint Use an Apple headset Bluetooth devices Restrictions Privacy Security Charge and monitor the battery Travel with iPhone Chapter 4: Siri Make requests Siri and apps Tell Siri about yourself Make corrections Siri Eyes Free Siri settings Chapter 5: Phone...
Access music Apple Music Get personalized recommendations For You Search for and add music Play music Radio Connect Playlists iTunes Match My Music Siri and Voice Control Music settings Chapter 9: Messages SMS, MMS, and iMessage Send and receive messages...
101 Alarms and timers Chapter 15: Maps 102 Find places 103 Get more info 103 Get directions 104 3D and Flyover 104 Maps settings Chapter 16: Videos 105 Videos at a glance 106 Add videos to your library 106 Control playback 107 Videos settings Chapter 17: Notes 108 Notes at a glance...
130 Create an emergency medical ID Chapter 26: Passbook Passbook at a glance Passbook on the go 132 Apple Pay 135 Passbook & Apple Pay settings Chapter 27: FaceTime 136 FaceTime at a glance 136 Make and answer calls 137 Manage calls...
169 Switch Control 172 AssistiveTouch 174 TTY support 174 Visual voicemail 174 Voice Control 174 Accessibility in OS X Appendix B: iPhone in business 175 Mail, Contacts, and Calendar 175 Network access 175 Apps Appendix C: International keyboards 177 Use international keyboards...
186 Restart or reset iPhone 187 Reset iPhone settings 187 Get information about your iPhone 188 Usage information 188 Disabled iPhone 188 Back up iPhone 189 Update and restore iPhone software 190 Cellular settings 191 Sell or give away iPhone...
This guide describes iOS 8.4 for: iPhone 6 • iPhone 6 Plus • iPhone 5s • iPhone 5c • iPhone 5 • iPhone 4s • iPhone 6 Receiver/front Status bar True Tone Flash Receiver/front Status bar True Tone Flash...
Bottom microphone Bottom microphone Lightning connector Your iPhone features and apps may vary depending on the model of iPhone you have, and on your location, language, and carrier. To find out which features are supported in your area, see www.apple.com/ios/feature-availability/.
Use an Apple headset on page 41. Connecting cable. Use the Lightning to USB Cable (iPhone 5 or later) or the 30-pin to USB Cable (iPhone 4s) to connect iPhone to your computer to sync and charge. Apple USB power adapter. Use with the Lightning to USB Cable or the 30-pin to USB Cable to charge the iPhone battery.
On iPhone models with Touch ID, you can use the sensor in the Home button to read your fingerprint, instead of using your passcode or Apple ID password to unlock iPhone or make purchases in the iTunes Store, App Store, and iBooks Store. See Touch ID on page 44.
Important: Clock alarms, audio apps such as Music, and many games play sounds through the built-in speaker, even when iPhone is in silent mode. In some areas, the sound effects for Camera and Voice Memos are played, even if the Ring/Silent switch is set to silent.
Bluetooth® Blue or white icon: Bluetooth is on and paired with a device. Gray icon: Bluetooth is on. If iPhone is paired with a device, the device may be out of range or turned off. No icon: Bluetooth is turned off.
Setting up iCloud and iCloud Keychain • Turning on recommended features such as Location Services • Adding a credit or debit card to Passbook to use with Apple Pay (iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus) • Activating iPhone with your carrier •...
Set up your own Wi-Fi network. If you have an unconfigured AirPort base station turned on and within range, you can use iPhone to set it up. Go to Settings > Wi-Fi and look for Set up an AirPort base station. Tap your base station and Setup Assistant will do the rest.
Internet are encrypted. See Back up iPhone on page 188. Find My iPhone: Locate your iPhone on a map, display a message, play a sound, lock the screen, • temporarily suspend or permanently remove your credit and debit cards in Passbook used for Apple Pay, or remotely wipe your iPhone data.
You must have an iCloud account and be signed in to iCloud to use Apple Pay. See Apple Pay page 132. With iCloud, you get a free email account and 5 GB of storage for your mail, documents, photos, and backups. Your purchased music, apps, TV shows, and books, as well as your photo streams, don’t count against your available space.
If you use iCloud to store your contacts, calendars, and bookmarks, don’t also sync them to • iPhone using iTunes. If you turn on iCloud Photo Library, you can’t use iTunes to sync photos and videos to iPhone. • Date and time The date and time are usually set for you based on your location—take a look at the Lock screen...
View the user guide in a different language: Tap Change Language at the bottom of the • home page. View the user guide in iBooks. Open iBooks, then search for “iPhone user” in the iBooks Store. For more information about iBooks, see Chapter 24, iBooks, on page 124. Tips for using iOS 8 The Tips app helps you get the most from iPhone.
Basics Use apps All the apps that come with iPhone—as well as the apps you download from the App Store—are on the Home screen. Start at home Tap an app to open it. Press the Home button anytime to return to the Home screen. Swipe left or right to see...
Multitasking iPhone helps you manage several tasks at the same time. View contacts and open apps. Double-click the Home button to reveal the multitasking screen. Swipe left or right to see more. To switch to another app, tap it. To connect with a recent or favorite contact, tap the contact’s picture or name, then tap your preferred method...
Control Center, then tap The Portrait orientation lock icon appears in the status bar when the screen orientation is locked. When you use iPhone 6 Plus in landscape orientation, some apps have special layouts. These apps include: Mail • Messages •...
You can start an email or document on iPhone, for example, then pick up where you left off on your iPad. Or let your iPad or Mac use iPhone to make phone calls or send SMS or MMS text messages.
Wi-Fi network, and signed in to iCloud and FaceTime with the same Apple ID. (If available on your iPhone, Allow Wi-Fi Calls must be off. Go to Settings > Phone > Wi-Fi Calls.) See Make and receive calls on your iPad, iPod touch, or Mac on page 53.
Home screen. The dots above the Dock show how many Home screens you have, and which one you’re viewing. You can also customize the Home screen using iTunes, when iPhone is connected to your computer. In iTunes, select iPhone, then click Apps.
You can also adjust the brightness in Control Center. Display Zoom With iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus you can magnify the screen display. Go to Settings > Display & Brightness. Tap View (below Display Zoom), choose Zoomed, then tap Set. For additional zoom...
Type text The onscreen keyboard lets you enter text when needed. Enter text Tap a text field to see the onscreen keyboard, then tap letters to type. If you touch the wrong key, you can slide your finger to the correct key. The letter isn’t entered until you release your finger from the key.
Accept a correction by entering a space or punctuation, or by tapping return. To reject a correction, tap the “x.” If you reject the same suggestion a few times, iPhone stops suggesting it. Set options for typing or add keyboards. Go to Settings > General > Keyboard.
For example, it does not anticipate your next word or automatically correct misspelled words. Pair an Apple Wireless Keyboard with iPhone. Turn on the keyboard, go to Settings > Bluetooth and turn on Bluetooth, then tap the keyboard when it appears in the Devices list.
Voice Control Voice Control lets you make phone calls and FaceTime calls, and control music playback, if you have Siri turned off. (For information about using Siri to control iPhone by voice, see Chapter 4, Siri, on page 48.) Note: Voice Control and Voice Control settings aren’t available when Siri is turned on.
Voice Control for the Music app is always on, but you can keep Voice Control from dialing when iPhone is locked. Go to Settings > Touch ID & Passcode (iPhone models with Touch ID) or Settings > Passcode (other models), then turn off Voice Dial.
Limit Spotlight Search to your iPhone. Go to Settings > General > Spotlight Search, then tap Spotlight Suggestions to deselect it. Turn off Location Services for Spotlight Suggestions. Go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services. Tap System Services, then turn off Spotlight Suggestions.
Close Notification Center. Swipe up, or press the Home button. Sounds and silence You can change or turn off the sounds iPhone plays when you get a call, text, voicemail, email, tweet, Facebook post, reminder, or other event. Set sound options. Go to Settings > Sounds for options such as ringtones and alert tones, vibration settings and patterns, and ringer and alert volumes.
Do Not Disturb Do Not Disturb is an easy way to silence iPhone, whether you’re going to dinner or to sleep. It keeps calls and alerts from making any sounds or lighting up the screen. Turn on Do Not Disturb. Swipe up from the bottom edge of the screen to open Control Center, then tap .
Children under 13 can participate in Family Sharing, too. As a parent or legal guardian, the family organizer can provide parental consent for a child to have his or her own Apple ID, and create it on the child’s behalf. Once the account is created, it’s added to the family group automatically.
81. Keep track of your family’s devices. If family members have enabled Share My Location in iCloud, you can help them locate missing devices. Open Find My iPhone on your device or at iCloud.com. For more information, see Find My iPhone on page 46.
• iPhone with your Bluetooth device, refer to the documentation that came with your device. Note: When a device is connected, a blue band appears at the top of the iPhone screen. The Personal Hotspot icon appears in the status bar of iOS devices using Personal Hotspot.
, choose an Apple TV, then tap Mirroring. A blue bar appears at the top of the iPhone screen when AirPlay mirroring is turned on. You can also connect iPhone to a TV, projector, or other external display using the appropriate Apple cable or adapter. See support.apple.com/kb/HT4108.
32. iPhone must be within about 33 feet (10 meters) of the Bluetooth device. Return audio output to iPhone. Turn off or unpair the device, turn off Bluetooth in Settings > Bluetooth, or use AirPlay to switch audio output to iPhone. See AirPlay on page 41.
Wi-Fi networks (if you have Wi-Fi turned on), and GPS (may not be available in all areas). The location data collected by Apple isn’t collected in a form that personally identifies you. When an app is using Location Services, appears in the status bar.
For better security, you can set a passcode that must be entered each time you turn on or wake up iPhone. Set a passcode. Go to Settings > Touch ID & Passcode (iPhone models with Touch ID) or Settings > Passcode (other models), then set a 4-digit passcode.
Note: If you turn iPhone off after setting up the Touch ID sensor, you’ll be asked to confirm your passcode when you turn iPhone back on and unlock it the first time. You’ll also be asked for your Apple ID password for the first purchase you make in the iTunes Store, App Store, or iBooks Store.
Find My iPhone can help you locate and secure your iPhone using the free Find My iPhone app (available in the App Store) on another iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, or using a Mac or PC web browser signed in to www.icloud.com/find. Find My iPhone includes Activation Lock, which is designed to prevent anyone else from using your iPhone if you ever lose it.
20. Unless your keyboard has a high- power USB 2.0 or 3.0 port, you must connect iPhone to a USB 2.0 or 3.0 port on your computer. Important: 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.
Siri Make requests Siri lets you speak to iPhone to send messages, schedule meetings, place phone calls, and much more. Siri understands natural speech, so you don’t have to learn special commands or keywords. Ask Siri anything, from “set the timer for 3 minutes” to “what movies are showing tonight?”...
Important safety information on page 183. Use Siri Eyes Free. Connect iPhone to your car using Bluetooth. Refer to the user guide that came with your car. For more information about using Siri in your car, see About CarPlay on page 180.
My Info card • Prevent access to Siri when iPhone is locked. Go to Settings > Touch ID & Passcode (iPhone models with Touch ID) or Settings > Passcode (other models). You can also disable Siri by turning on restrictions. See Restrictions on page 43.
Phone calls Make a call Making a call on iPhone is as simple as choosing a number in your contacts, or tapping one of your favorites or recent calls. WARNING: For important information about avoiding distractions that could lead to dangerous...
Call over Wi-Fi. (Not available in all areas. iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, or later.) To route calls over Wi-Fi, go to Settings > Phone, then turn on Wi-Fi Calling. On iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, if the Wi-Fi connection is lost, calls switch automatically to your carrier’s cellular network using VoLTE (Voice over LTE), if available.
FaceTime, then turn iPhone Cellular Calls on or off. Note: If available on your iPhone, Allow Wi-Fi Calls must be off. Go to Settings > Phone > Wi-Fi Calls. Turn iPhone Cellular Calls on or off for another iOS device: On the device, go to Settings > • FaceTime.
Some cellular networks may not accept an emergency call from iPhone if iPhone is not activated, if iPhone is not compatible with or configured to operate on a particular cellular network, or (when applicable) if iPhone does not have a SIM card or if the SIM card is PIN-locked.
Visual voicemail Visual voicemail lets you see a list of your messages and choose which one to listen to or delete, without having to wade through all of them. A badge on the Voicemail icon tells you how many unheard messages you have. The first time you tap Voicemail, you’re prompted to create a voicemail password and record your voicemail greeting.
Data Roaming and Voice Roaming (CDMA). You may be able to roam on GSM networks, if you have a CDMA account, and your iPhone has a SIM card installed. While roaming on a GSM network, iPhone has access to GSM network features.
Turn TTY on or off • Change your voicemail password (GSM) • Require a PIN to unlock your SIM when you turn iPhone on (required by some carriers) • Go to Settings > Sounds to: Set ringtones and volume •...
Mail Write messages Mail lets you access all of your email accounts, on the go. WARNING: For important information about avoiding distractions that could lead to dangerous situations, see Important safety information on page 183. Change mailboxes or accounts. Change mailboxes or accounts. Delete, move, or mark Delete, move, or mark multiple messages.
Mail can color the recipient’s name red to alert you. Go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Mark Addresses, then define the domains that you don’t want marked. You can enter multiple domains separated by commas, such as “apple.com, example.org.”...
Junk, be gone! Tap while you’re reading a message, then tap Move to Junk to file it in the Junk folder. If you accidentally move a message, shake iPhone immediately to undo. Use Siri. Say, for example, “Any new mail from Natalia today?”...
Recover a deleted message. Go to the account’s Trash mailbox, open the message, then tap and move the message. Or, if you just deleted it, shake iPhone to undo. To see deleted messages across all your accounts, add the Trash mailbox. To add it, tap Edit in the mailboxes list, then select it in the list.
Mail settings Go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars, where you can: Create a different mail signature for each account • Add mail accounts • Set Out of Office replies for Exchange mail accounts • Bcc yourself on every message you send •...
Safari at a glance Use Safari on iPhone to browse the web, use Reading List to collect webpages to read later, and add page icons to the Home screen for quick access. Use iCloud to see pages you have open on other devices, and to keep your bookmarks, history, and reading list up to date on your other devices.
Search the web Search the web. Enter a URL or search term in the search field at the top of the page, then tap a search suggestion, or tap Go on the keyboard to search for exactly what you typed. If you don’t want to see suggested search terms, go to Settings >...
Note: If you close the tab on iPhone, the tab also closes on your other devices. Scroll to the Scroll to the bottom to see bottom to see tabs open on tabs open on other devices. other devices. View recently closed tabs. Touch and hold Get back to the top.
Save a reading list for later Save interesting items in your reading list so you can revisit them later. You can read pages in your reading list even when you’re not connected to the Internet. Add the current page to your reading list. Tap , then tap Add to Reading List.
Cards > Add Credit Card. To enter the information without typing it, tap Use Camera, then hold iPhone above the card so that the image of the card fits in the frame. You can also add a credit card by accepting when Safari offers to save it when you make an online purchase. See...
Let Safari create secure passwords and store them for you. Tap the password field when creating a new account, and Safari will offer to create a password for you. Erase your browsing history and data from iPhone. Go to Settings > Safari > Clear History and Website Data.
Music Music at a glance Use Music to enjoy music stored on iPhone as well as music streamed over the Internet, including the live worldwide station Beats 1. With an optional Apple Music membership, listen to millions of tracks and connect with your favorite artists.
Beats 1 radio. (You can also play tracks identified by iTunes Match if you have an iTunes Match subscription.) You can join Apple Music when you first open Music. Or go to Settings > Music > Join Apple Music. Note: You can play Apple Music and Radio tracks on only one device at a time unless you have an Apple Music Family Membership, which lets you play music on multiple devices.
Add to My Music. To stream an added song to iPhone, tap it within My Music. To save music to iPhone so that you can play it when you don’t have a Wi-Fi or cellular connection, tap Make Available Offline.
Fit the music to the mood. Tap Activities to play music that fits with what you’re doing (or how you’re feeling). Get expert advice. Tap Apple Editors or Curators to discover music recommended by music experts. Tap Follow to keep up with your favorite experts.
Create a station. When browsing an artist, song, or genre, tap , then tap Start Station. Connect Even if you’re not an Apple Music member you can follow your favorite artists, learn more about them, read their recent posts, and comment on what you find. View posts from View posts from your favorite artists.
Create playlists to organize your music. If you’re an Apple Music member, tap My Music, tap Playlists, then tap New. Enter a title, then tap Add Songs. Select songs and albums to add to the playlist. (If you chose to hide the Apple Music features, you can tap Playlists to create a new playlist.) To customize your playlist’s artwork, tap...
Save music to iPhone. Tap next to an album or track, then tap Make Available Offline. View only music stored on iPhone. Tap My Music, tap the sorting menu, then turn on Music Available Offline. Remove a song stored on iPhone. Tap next to the song, then tap Remove Download.
Sort Albums: You can choose to sort by artist or title. • iCloud Music Library: With this option off, all Apple Music content is removed from iPhone. • Music you purchased or synced, and music identified by iTunes Match that you added for offline play remains.
(The Late Night setting applies to all audio output—video as well as music.) Volume Limit: In some European Union (EU) countries, iPhone may indicate when you’re •...
You can see when other people are typing, and let them know when you’ve read their messages. If you’re signed in to iMessage using the same Apple ID on other iOS devices or a Mac (OS X Mavericks or later), you can start a conversation on one device and continue it on another.
Settings > Messages > Expire (under Audio Messages), then tap Never. Raise iPhone to listen or reply to an audio message. Raise iPhone to your ear, as if you were talking on the phone, to play incoming audio messages automatically. Raise iPhone to your ear again to reply to an audio message.
View the Messages list. From a conversation, tap Messages or swipe to the right. With iPhone 6 Plus, you can also rotate iPhone to landscape orientation to see both the Messages list and the selected conversation.
With iMessage or MMS, you can send and receive photos and videos, and send locations, contact info, and voice memos. The size limit of attachments is determined by your service provider— iPhone may compress photo and video attachments when necessary. Quickly take and send a photo or video. Touch and hold .
Go to Settings > Messages, where you can: Turn iMessage on or off • Notify others when you’ve read their messages • Specify phone numbers, Apple IDs, and email addresses to use with Messages • Set SMS and MMS options • Show the Subject field •...
, then enter text in the search field. The titles, invitees, locations, and notes for the calendars you’re viewing are searched. View a weekly calendar. Rotate iPhone sideways. Change your view. Tap a year, month, or day to zoom in or out on your calendar. In week or day view, pinch to zoom in or out.
Invitations iCloud, Microsoft Exchange, and some CalDAV servers let you send and receive meeting invitations. Invite others to an event. Tap an event, tap Edit, then tap Invitees. Type names, or tap to pick people from Contacts. If you don’t want to be notified when someone declines a meeting, go to Settings >...
Share iCloud calendars With Family Sharing, a calendar shared with all the members of your family is created automatically. See Family Sharing on page 38. You can also share an iCloud calendar with other iCloud users. When you share a calendar, others can see it, and you can let them add or change events.
Tap Shared to see photos and videos you shared with others or that others shared with you. • iCloud Photo Sharing on page 89. Tap Albums to see how photos and videos are organized into albums on your iPhone. See • Organize photos and videos, next.
88). If you don’t use iCloud Photo Library, you see the Camera Roll album instead, which includes photos and videos you took with iPhone and from other sources. Note: If you use iCloud Photo Library, albums are stored in iCloud and are up to date and accessible on any iOS 8.
Choose to optimize your storage or keep all your photos and videos in full-resolution on iPhone. If your iCloud storage plan is over 5 GB, Optimize iPhone Storage is on by default. It manages your device storage by automatically keeping full-resolution photos and videos in iCloud and lightweight versions on your iPhone, as space is needed.
Photos and videos added to My Photo Stream on your other devices appear in your My Photo Stream album on iPhone. iOS devices can keep up to 1000 of your most recent photos in iCloud for 30 days; you can choose to automatically import these photos to your computer, if you want to keep them permanently.
Note: To use iCloud Photo Sharing, iPhone must be connected to the Internet. iCloud Photo Sharing works over both Wi-Fi and cellular networks. Cellular data charges may apply. See Usage information on page 188. Create new Create new shared albums shared albums...
Edit photos and trim videos You can edit photos right on iPhone. If your photos are stored in iCloud, your edits are updated across all your devices set up with iCloud, and both your original and edited versions are saved.
With iPhone, you can take both still photos and HD videos. And, there are two cameras—in addition to the iSight camera on the back of iPhone, there’s a camera on the front that you can use for FaceTime calls and selfies.
Lapse, Slo-Mo, Video, Photo, Square, or Pano. Take a photo. Choose Photo, then tap the Take Picture button or press either volume button. Take Burst shots: (iPhone 5s or later) Touch and hold the Take Picture button to take rapid-fire •...
Take it slow: (iPhone 5s or later) Choose Slo-Mo to shoot slow motion video. You can set which • section to play back in slow motion when you edit the video. On iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, you can tap the bottom-right corner of the screen to switch between 120 fps and 240 fps.
Upload photos and videos. Use iCloud Photo Library to upload photos and videos from your iPhone to iCloud and access them on your iOS 8. 1 or later devices signed in to iCloud using the same Apple ID. You can also upload and download your photos and videos from the Photos app on iCloud.com.
Camera settings Go to Settings > Photos & Camera for camera options, which include: iCloud Photo Library, My Photo Stream, and iCloud Photo Sharing • Burst photos • Slideshow • Grid • • Adjust the volume of the shutter sound with the Ringer and Alerts settings in Settings > Sounds. Or mute the sound using the Ring/Silent switch.
Weather Get the current temperature and ten-day forecast for one or more cities around the world, with hourly forecasts for the next 12 hours. Weather uses Location Services to get the forecast for your current location. Current conditions Current conditions Current Current temperature...
See all cities at once. Pinch the screen or tap Turn local weather on or off. Go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services. See Privacy page 43. Use iCloud to push your list of cities to your other iOS devices. Go to Settings > iCloud, then make sure iCloud Drive or Documents &...
Clock Clock at a glance The first clock displays the time based on your location when you set up iPhone. Add other clocks to show the time in other major cities and time zones. Delete clocks or change their order.
Get quick access to clock features. Swipe up from the bottom edge of the screen to open Control Center, then tap . You can access Timer from Control Center even when iPhone is locked. You can also navigate to the other clock features.
Maps Find places WARNING: For important information about navigation and avoiding distractions that could lead to dangerous situations, see Important safety information on page 183. See also Privacy page 43. Get directions. Enter a search. Get directions. Enter a search. Get more info. Get more info.
Share from apps on page 37. Get directions Note: To get directions, iPhone must be connected to the Internet. To get directions involving your current location, Location Services must also be on. Get directions. Tap , enter the starting and ending locations, then tap Route. Or choose a location or a route from the list, if available.
Use Maps on your Mac to get directions. Open Maps on your Mac (OS X Mavericks or later), get directions for your trip, then choose File > Share > Send to your device. Your Mac and iPhone must both be signed in to iCloud using the same Apple ID.
Stream or download? If appears on a video thumbnail, you can watch it without downloading it to iPhone, if you have an Internet connection. To download the video to iPhone so you can watch without using a Wi-Fi or cellular connection, tap in the video details.
Convert a video for iPhone. If you try to sync a video from iTunes to iPhone and a message says the video can’t play on iPhone, you can convert the video. Select the video in your iTunes library, then choose File >...
Select a different audio language. If the video offers other languages, tap , then choose a language from the Audio list. Show subtitles or closed captions. Tap . Not all videos offer subtitles or closed captions. Customize the appearance of closed captions. Go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Subtitles &...
Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars, then turn on Notes for the account. Your notes appear in Notes on all your other iOS devices and Mac computers that use the same Apple ID. Search for a note. Scroll to the top of a list of notes (or tap the top of the screen) to reveal the search field, then tap the field and type what you’re looking for.
Create a note in a specific account. Tap Accounts at the top of a list of notes, select the account, then tap New. Notes you create in the account on iPhone touch show up in the notes folder of the account.
Reminders Reminders at a glance Reminders lets you keep track of all the things you need to do. Scheduled items Scheduled items Add a list. Add a list. Completed item Completed item Add a reminder. Tap a list, then tap a blank line. Share a list.
You can also use Siri to find reminders. For example, say “Find the reminder about milk.” With OS X Yosemite, you can hand off reminders you’re editing between your Mac and iPhone. About Continuity features on page 26.
Reminders settings Go to Settings > Reminders, where you can: Set a default list for new reminders • Sync past reminders • Keep your reminders up to date on other devices. Go to Settings > iCloud, then turn on Reminders. To keep up to date with Reminders on OS X, turn on iCloud on your Mac, too. Some other types of accounts, such as Exchange, also support Reminders.
Tap a news headline to view the article in Safari. On iPhone 6 Plus, use landscape orientation to see your stock list with news, or with the summary and chart, all at the same time.
• Find out more. Tap YAHOO! View a full-screen chart. Rotate iPhone to landscape orientation. (On iPhone 6 Plus, rotate to landscape orientation, then touch the chart to expand it to the full-screen view.) Swipe left or right to see your other stock charts.
Get started. Open Game Center. If you see your nickname at the top of the screen, you’re already signed in. Otherwise, you’ll be asked for your Apple ID and password. Get some games. Tap Games, then tap a recommended game, browse for games in the...
Keep it friendly. To report offensive or inappropriate behavior, tap Friends, tap the person’s name, in the upper right, then tap Report a Problem. Game Center settings Go to Settings > Game Center, where you can: Sign out (tap your Apple ID) • Allow invites •...
Find Newsstand apps. Find Newsstand apps. Note: You need an Internet connection and an Apple ID to download Newsstand apps, but you can read downloaded content without an Internet connection. Newsstand is not available in all areas. Find Newsstand apps. Tap Newsstand to reveal the shelf, then tap Store. When you purchase a Newsstand app, it’s added to the shelf.
Note: You need an Internet connection and an Apple ID to use the iTunes Store. The iTunes Store is not available in all areas. Browse or search Browse by category or genre. Tap one of the categories (Music, Movies, or TV Shows). Tap Genres to refine the list.
Ask Siri to tag it. When you hear music playing around you, ask Siri “What song is playing?” Siri tells you what the song is and gives you an easy way to purchase it. It also saves it to the Siri tab in the iTunes Store so you can buy it later.
To set options for the iTunes Store, go to Settings > iTunes & App Store. View or edit your account. Tap your Apple ID, then tap View Apple ID. To change your password, tap the Apple ID field, then tap Password.
Explore apps by category and popularity. category and popularity. Note: You need an Internet connection and an Apple ID to use the App Store. The App Store is not available in all areas. Find apps If you know what you’re looking for, tap Search. Or tap Categories to browse by type of app.
You can download any app you’ve purchased from the App Store again, free of charge. For information about erasing all of your apps, data, and settings, see Restart or reset iPhone page 186. Purchase, redeem, and download Tap the app’s price, then tap Buy to purchase it.
To set options for the App Store, go to Settings > iTunes & App Store. View or edit your account. Tap your Apple ID, then tap View Apple ID. To change your password, tap the Apple ID field, then tap Password.
iBooks Get books Get books from the iBooks Store. In iBooks, use the buttons at the bottom of the screen to access the iBooks Store. Tap Featured to browse the latest releases, or Top Charts to view the most popular. To find a specific book, tap Search. Use Siri.
Go to a specific page. Use the page navigation controls at the bottom of the screen. Or tap and enter a page number, then tap the page number in the search results. Get a definition. Double-tap a word, then tap Define in the menu that appears. Definitions aren’t available for all languages.
Review your notes as study cards. Tap Study Cards. Swipe to move between cards. Tap Flip Card to see its back. Shuffle your study cards. Tap , then turn on Shuffle. Study glossary terms. If a book includes a glossary, tap to include those words in your study cards.
Organize books View collections. View collections. Sort the list. Sort the list. View on the View on the iBooks Store iBooks Store View books by title or by cover. Tap View only audiobooks or PDFs. Tap the name of the current collection (at the top of the screen) then choose PDFs or Audiobooks.
iBooks settings Restrict access to books and audiobooks with explicit content. Go to Settings > General > Restrictions then select an option for Books. Go to Settings > iBooks, where you can: Sync collections and bookmarks (including notes and current page information) with your •...
Health app. For example, to see heart rate data recorded by Apple Watch, open the Health app on iPhone, then tap Health Data > Vitals > Heart Rate. Collect data from another device. Follow the instructions that can come with the device to set it up.
Use Passbook to keep your boarding passes, movie tickets, coupons, loyalty cards, and more, all in one place. Scan a pass on iPhone to check in for a flight, get in to a movie, or redeem a coupon. Passes can include useful information, such as the balance on your coffee card, a coupon’s expiration date, or your seat number for a concert.
, then tap Delete. Apple Pay With iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, you can use Apple Pay (not available in all areas). With Apple Pay, you can keep up to eight credit and debit cards available for making contactless payments in stores, and for making payments within apps that support Apple Pay.
To pay with your default card, hold iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus with your finger on Touch ID about an inch (or 2.5 cm) away from the symbol on the reader, until iPhone vibrates. You see the card onscreen with a Done checkmark when the card information has been transmitted to the merchant.
, then tap Remove. To remove an inactive card, tap Remove on the front of the card. If your iPhone is lost or stolen and you have enabled Find My iPhone, you can use it to help you locate and secure your iPhone—including suspending or removing the ability to pay using your credit and debit cards...
Passbook & Apple Pay settings Add and manage credit and debit cards. (iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus) To add credit or debit cards, manage existing cards, change the default payment card, modify the shipping addresses used for Apple Pay purchases, phone number, or change contact information for purchases, go to Settings >...
With a Wi-Fi connection and an Apple ID, you can make and receive FaceTime calls (first sign in using your Apple ID, or create a new account). You can also make FaceTime calls over a cellular data connection, which may incur additional charges.
Send the caller Send the caller a text message. a text message. See the whole gang. Rotate iPhone to use FaceTime in landscape orientation. To avoid unwanted orientation changes, lock iPhone in portrait orientation. See Change the screen orientation page 25.
Tap numbers and functions in Calculator, just as you would with a standard calculator. Get to Calculator quickly! Swipe up from the bottom edge of the screen to open Control Center. Clear the display. Clear the display. To use the scientific calculator, rotate iPhone to landscape orientation.
Podcasts Podcasts at a glance Open the Podcasts app, then browse, subscribe to, and play your favorite audio or video podcasts on iPhone. Delete or rearrange podcasts. Delete or rearrange podcasts. Tap a podcast to Tap a podcast to view and play view and play episodes.
Find new episodes. Tap Unplayed to find episodes you haven’t yet heard. Browse episodes. Tap Feed to see episodes available to download or stream. Download an episode to iPhone. Tap next to the episode. Get new episodes as they’re released. Subscribe to the podcast. If you’re browsing Featured podcasts or Top Charts, tap the podcast, then tap Subscribe.
Control playback Use the playback controls to go forward and back in a podcast, set the speed, skip episodes, and more. See a list of See a list of episodes. episodes. Tap to see Tap to see more info. more info. Drag to skip Drag to skip forward or back.
Organize your favorites into stations Organize your favorite podcasts into custom stations, and update episodes automatically across all your devices. Delete or rearrange stations. Delete or rearrange stations. Tap a station to Tap a station to choose episodes or choose episodes or change settings.
Important: The accuracy of the compass can be affected by magnetic or environmental interference; even the magnets in the iPhone earbuds can cause a deviation. Use the digital compass only for basic navigation assistance. Don’t rely on it to determine precise location,...
Show the level. Swipe left on the Compass screen. Hang it straight. Hold iPhone against a picture frame or other object, then rotate them until you see green. For true level, the deviation is displayed on a black background. If the background is red (indicating relative slope), tap the screen to change it to black.
Voice Memos Voice Memos at a glance Voice Memos lets you use iPhone as a portable recording device. Use it with the built-in microphone, an iPhone or Bluetooth headset mic, or a supported external microphone. Switch playback Switch playback between receiver between receiver and speaker.
When you delete a synced voice memo from iTunes, it stays on the device where it was recorded, but is deleted from any other iPhone or iPod touch you synced. If you delete a synced voice memo on iPhone, it’s copied back to iPhone the next time you sync with iTunes, but you can’t sync that copy back to iTunes a second time.
Contacts Contacts at a glance iPhone lets you access and edit your contact lists from personal, business, and other accounts. Dial a number. Dial a number. Open in Messages. Open in Messages. Open in Mail. Open in Mail. Set your My Info card for Safari, Siri, and other apps. Go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars, tap My Info, then select the contact card with your name and information.
Automate dialing an extension or passcode. If the number you’re calling requires dialing an extension, iPhone can enter it for you. When editing a contact’s phone number, tap to enter pauses in the dialing sequence. Tap Pause to enter a two-second pause, which is represented by a comma.
Unify contacts When you have contacts from multiple sources, you might have multiple entries for the same person. To keep redundant contacts from appearing in your All Contacts list, contacts from different sources that have the same name are linked and displayed as a single unified contact. When you view a unified contact, the title Unified Info appears.
Use iTunes on your computer to configure accessibility on iPhone. You can choose some accessibility options in iTunes on your computer. Connect iPhone to your computer, then select iPhone in the iTunes device list. Click Summary, then click Configure Accessibility at the bottom of the Summary screen.
Use a larger VoiceOver cursor. Go to Settings > General > Accessibility > VoiceOver, then turn on Large Cursor. Adjust the speaking voice. You can adjust the VoiceOver speaking voice: Change the volume: Use the volume buttons on iPhone. You can also add volume to the rotor, • then swipe up and down to adjust; see Use the VoiceOver rotor on page 155.
To remove languages from the rotor or change their order, tap Edit, tap the delete button or drag up or down, then tap Done. Set the default dialect for the current iPhone language: Go to Settings > General > Accessibility > • VoiceOver > Speech.
Home screen. You can continue to select and move items until you press the Home button. Speak iPhone status information. Tap the status bar at the top of the screen, then swipe left or right to hear information about the time, battery state, Wi-Fi signal strength, and more.
Double-tap and hold (1 second) + standard gesture: Use a standard gesture. The double-tap • and hold gesture tells iPhone to interpret the next gesture as standard. For example, you can double-tap and hold, and then without lifting your finger, drag your finger to slide a switch.
Use the onscreen keyboard When you activate an editable text field, the onscreen keyboard appears (unless you have an Apple Wireless Keyboard attached). Activate a text field. Select the text field, then double-tap. The insertion point and the onscreen keyboard appear.
With Braille Screen Input enabled, you can use your fingers to enter 6-dot or contracted braille codes directly on the iPhone screen. Tap codes with iPhone laying flat in front of you (tabletop mode), or hold iPhone with the screen facing away so your fingers curl back to tap the screen (screen away mode).
Enter braille codes. Place iPhone flat in front of you or hold it with the screen facing away, then tap the screen with one or several fingers at the same time. Adjust entry dot positions. To move the entry dots to match your natural finger positions, tap and lift your right three fingers all at once to position dots 4, 5, and 6, followed immediately by your left three fingers for dots 1, 2, and 3.
Adjust the rotor: Up Arrow–Left Arrow or Up Arrow–Right Arrow • You can also use the number keys on an Apple Wireless Keyboard to dial a phone number in Phone or enter numbers in Calculator. Single-key Quick Nav for web browsing When you view a webpage with Quick Nav on, you can use the following keys on the keyboard to navigate the page quickly.
You can use a Bluetooth braille display to read VoiceOver output, and you can use a braille display with input keys and other controls to control iPhone when VoiceOver is turned on. For a list of supported braille displays, see www.apple.com/accessibility/ios/braille-display.html.
Announcement History contains an unread message • The current Announcement History message hasn’t been read • VoiceOver speech is muted • The iPhone battery is low (less than 20% charge) • iPhone is in landscape orientation • The screen display is turned off •...
Reduce page clutter for easier reading and navigation. Select the Reader item in the Safari address field (not available for all pages). If you pair an Apple Wireless Keyboard with iPhone, you can use single-key Quick Nav commands to navigate webpages. See Use VoiceOver with an Apple Wireless Keyboard on page 158.
Use an Apple Wireless Keyboard on page 32. If you have iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, you can turn on Display Zoom to see larger onscreen controls. Go to Settings > Display & Brightness > View. Invert Colors and Grayscale Sometimes, inverting the colors or changing to grayscale on the iPhone screen makes it easier to read.
Turn on Speak Screen. Go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Speech. Have iPhone speak the screen. Swipe down from the top of the screen with two fingers. Use the controls that appear to pause speaking or adjust the rate.
Reduce motion. Go to Settings > General > Accessibility, then turn on Reduce Motion. On/off switch labels To make it easier to see whether a setting is on or off, you can have iPhone show an additional label on on/off switches.
Use iPhone as a remote microphone. You can use Live Listen to stream sound from the microphone in iPhone to your hearing aids. This can help you hear better in some situations by positioning iPhone nearer the sound source. Triple-click the Home button, choose Hearing Aids, then tap Start Live Listen.
LED Flash for Alerts If you can’t hear the sounds that announce incoming calls and other alerts, you can have iPhone flash its LED (next to the camera lens on the back of iPhone). This works only when iPhone is locked or asleep.
Switches. If you use only one switch, it is your Select Item switch by default. If you’re adding an external switch, you need to connect it to iPhone before it will appear in the list of available switches. Follow the instructions that came with the switch. If it connects using Bluetooth, you need to pair it with iPhone—turn on the switch, go to Settings >...
Perform other hardware actions. Select any item, then choose Device from the menu that appears. Use the menu to mimic these actions: Double-click the Home button for multitasking • Open Notification Center or Control Center • Press the Sleep/Wake button to lock iPhone • Rotate iPhone • Flip the Ring/Silent switch •...
Stop scanning and highlight items yourself. Add switches in addition to your Select Item switch to perform the Move To Next Item and Move To Previous Item actions. (You can use the iPhone FaceTime camera with head-left and head-right movements for these switches.) When you’ve added the switches, turn off Settings >...
• AssistiveTouch AssistiveTouch helps you use iPhone if you have difficulty touching the screen or pressing the buttons. You can use AssistiveTouch without any accessory to perform gestures that are difficult for you. You can also use a compatible adaptive accessory (such as a joystick) together with AssistiveTouch to control iPhone.
AssistiveTouch > Create New Gesture. On the gesture recording screen that prompts you to touch to create a gesture, rotate two fingers on the iPhone screen around a point between them. (You can do this with a single finger or stylus—just create each arc separately, one after the other.) If it doesn’t turn out quite right, tap Cancel, then try again.
TTY support You can use the iPhone TTY Adapter cable (sold separately in many areas) to connect iPhone to a TTY machine. Go to www.apple.com/store/ (may not be available in all areas) or check with your local Apple retailer. Connect iPhone to a TTY machine. Go to Settings > Phone, then turn on TTY. Then connect iPhone to your TTY machine using the iPhone TTY Adapter.
When you open the file, iPhone asks for your permission to install the profile, and displays information about what it contains.
You’ll be invited to participate in your organization’s program in order to access these apps. After you enroll with your Apple ID, you’re prompted to install these apps as they’re assigned to you. You can also find them in your Purchased list in the App Store.
International keyboards let you type text in many different languages, including Asian languages and languages written from right to left. For a list of supported keyboards, go to www.apple.com/iphone/, choose your iPhone, click Tech Specs, then scroll to Languages. Manage keyboards. Go to Settings > General > Keyboard > Keyboards.
Simplified or Traditional Chinese handwriting input is turned on. 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 likely follow-on characters appear in the list as additional choices.
Type Japanese kana. Use the Kana keypad to select syllables. For more syllable options, drag the list to the left or tap the arrow key. Type Japanese romaji. Use the Romaji keyboard to type syllables. Alternative choices appear along the top of the keyboard; tap one to type it. For more syllable options, tap the arrow key and select another syllable or word from the window.
Use Siri. Say, for example, “Get directions to the nearest coffee shop.” Phone CarPlay uses the contacts on your iPhone to help you make calls. Use Show Contacts to bring up your favorites, recent calls, list of contacts, keypad, and voicemail.
Use Music to access the music on your iPhone—including songs, artists, albums, and playlists. Or tune in to Radio. CarPlay also lets you use other audio apps that you download to your iPhone for podcasts, music, and radio. Use the Now Playing screen to control playback, or use the controls on your car’s steering wheel.
Don’t use a damaged iPhone, such as one with a cracked screen, as it may cause injury. If you’re concerned about scratching the surface of iPhone, consider using a case or cover.
Charging Charge iPhone with the included USB cable and power adapter, or with other third- party “Made for iPhone” cables and power adapters that are compatible with USB 2.0 or later, or power adapters compliant with applicable country regulations and with one or more of the following standards: EN 301489-34, IEC 62684, YD/T 1591-2009, CNS 15285, ITU L.
Operating temperature iPhone is designed to work in ambient temperatures between 32° and 95° F (0° and 35° C) and stored in temperatures between -4° and 113° F (-20° and 45° C). iPhone can be damaged and battery life shortened if stored or operated outside of these temperature ranges.
Force an app to quit. From the Home screen, double-click the Home button and swipe upwards on the app screen. If you can’t turn off iPhone or if the problem continues, you may need to reset iPhone. Do this only if you’re unable to restart iPhone.
Restore iPhone on page 189. If you get a message in iTunes that your iPhone is locked and you must enter a passcode, see support.apple.com/kb/HT1212. Back up iPhone You can use iCloud or iTunes to automatically back up iPhone. If you choose to back up using iCloud, you can’t also use iTunes to automatically back up to your computer, but you can use...
Update and restore iPhone software About update and restore You can update iPhone software in Settings, or by using iTunes. You can also erase or restore iPhone, and then use iCloud or iTunes to restore from a backup. Update iPhone You can update software in iPhone Settings or by using iTunes.
When the iPhone software is restored, you can either set it up as a new iPhone, or restore your music, videos, app data, and other content from a backup. For more information about restoring iPhone software, see support.apple.com/kb/HT1414. Cellular settings Use Cellular settings to turn cellular data and roaming on or off, set which apps and services use cellular data, see call time and cellular data usage, and set other cellular options.
Set whether cellular data is used for apps and services. Go to Settings > Cellular, then turn cellular data on or off for any app that can use cellular data. If a setting is off, iPhone uses only Wi-Fi for that service. The iTunes setting includes both iTunes Match and automatic downloads from the iTunes Store and the App Store.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. • Important: Changes or modifications to this product not authorized by Apple could void the electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and wireless compliance and negate your authority to operate the product. This product has demonstrated EMC compliance under conditions that included the use of compliant peripheral devices and shielded cables between system components.
When iPhone reaches its end of life, contact local authorities to learn about disposal and recycling options, or simply drop it off at your local Apple retail store or return it to Apple. The battery will be removed and recycled in an environmentally friendly manner.
Quando decidir descartar este produto e/ou sua bateria, faça-o de acordo com as leis e diretrizes ambientais locais. Para informações sobre substâncias de uso restrito, o programa de reciclagem da Apple, pontos de coleta e telefone de informações, visite www.apple.com/br/environment/.
Cuando decida desechar este producto y/o su batería, hágalo de conformidad con las leyes y directrices ambientales locales. Para obtener información sobre el programa de reciclaje de Apple, puntos de recolección para reciclaje, sustancias restringidas y otras iniciativas ambientales, visite www.apple.com/la/environment/.