My iPhone by Brad Miser
(Covers iPhone 4, 4S and 5 running iOS 6) (6th Edition)

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Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPhone images that show you exactly what to do.

Help when you run into iPhone problems or limitations.

Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your iPhone.


Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPhone working just the way you want. The tasks include how to:


  •  Connect to the Internet, Bluetooth devices, Wi-Fi networks, and other iPhones, iPods, and iPads

  • Use Siri to get information, write texts and emails, set reminders/appointments, and more just by speaking to your iPhone 4S and newer

  •  Customize your iPhone with folders, wallpaper, ringtones, and much more

  •  Configure and sync your information, and efficiently manage contacts, reminders, and calendars

  •  Communicate via FaceTime videoconferences, conference calls, text, email, and more

  •  Make the most of Safari to browse the Web and Mail to manage all of your email from one inbox

  •  Listen to music, subscribe to podcasts, and watch video–including movies and TV shows

  •  Capture and edit photos and video

  •  Use your photos in slideshows, for wallpaper, and your contacts or share them via email, Cloud, and texts ; use PhotoStream to automatically save and share your photos

  •  Find, download, install, and use awesome iPhone apps

  • Take advantage of iCloud to keep your content and information in sync on all your devices



CATEGORY:  Apple Digital Media

COVERS:  Apple iPhone

USER LEVEL:  Beginning-Intermediate






About Brad Miser

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Brad Miser has written extensively about technology, with his favorite topics being the amazing "i" devices, especially the iPhone and iPod touch, that make it possible to take our lives with us while we are on the move. In addition to My iPhone, 6th Edition, Brad has written many other books, including My iPod touch, 3rd Edition; Sams Teach Yourself Mac OS X Lion; Sams Teach Yourself iTunes 10 in 10 Minutes; and Sams Teach Yourself iCloud in 10 Minutes. He has also been an author, development editor, or technical editor for more than 50 other titles. Brad is or has been a sales support specialist, the director of product and customer services, and the manager of education and support services for several software development companies. Previously, he was the lead proposal specialist for an aircraft engine manufacturer, a development editor for a computer book publisher, and a civilian aviation test officer/engineer for the U.S. Army. Brad holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo and has received advanced education in maintainability engineering, business, and other topics. In addition to his passion for silicon-based technology, Brad likes to ride his steel-based technology, aka, a motorcycle, whenever and wherever possible. He is also active building and flying radio-controlled aircraft. Originally from California, Brad now lives in Brownsburg, Indiana, with his wife Amy; their three daughters, Jill, Emily, and Grace; a rabbit; and a sometimes-inside cat. Brad would love to hear about your experiences with this book (the good, the bad, and the ugly). You can write to him at
Published October 11, 2012 by Que Publishing. 704 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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