Whether youve just purchased an iPhone 4S or youre waiting for one to arrive at your door, let the editors at Macworld help you learn everything you need to know about Apples newest smartphone.
Inside this book, youll find a complete rundown of the best ways you can use your iPhone to communicate, be productive, and enjoy multimedia. If youre not sure where to start, dont worry, because our full-featured guide offers some nice tips for beginners: Take a tour of your iPhones exterior and learn how to activate it tweak each one of your devices settings discover basic gestures for navigating through apps and home screens and learn about some of our favorite iPhone tips and tricks. And dont forget to meet your new personal voice assistant, Siri, and explore iCloud, Apples sync service.
Once youve gotten everything set up, its time to download some third-party apps and explore the various wonders your iPhone has to offer. Connect with friends and family using iMessage, FaceTime, and your telephone get online using 3G or Wi-Fi secure your connection via VPN browse the Web and email coworkers and navigate the world with the Maps app and GPS.
Organize your life with included Apple apps like Calendar, Notes, and Reminders, and expand your work productivity with Apples iWork office suite and with third-party apps when youve finished a project, learn how to export it to a cloud service like Dropbox or print it out. If its the multimedia side of your iPhone that youre more interested in, check out our chapter on syncing your music, videos, podcasts, TV shows, and apps. You can also play online games by using Apples Game Center, read books with iBooks, and make movie and musical masterpieces with iMovie and GarageBand, respectively.
If you run into trouble, never fear: Our troubleshooting tips will keep your iPhone sailing smooth. And in case youre stumped on how to best outfit your device, we provide suggestions for great iPhone 4S cases, headphones, speakers, and more.