iPhone for Seniors for Dummies

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iPhone For Seniors For Dummies, 5th Edition (9781119137764) is now being published as iPhone For Seniors For Dummies, 5th Edition (9781119293484). While this version features an older Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the new release and should not be considered a different product.

Learn to navigate the iPhone like a pro

Learning to use new technology can be a bit of a challenge for seniors, especially now that smartphones are more like mobile computers. iPhone For Seniors For Dummies, 5th Edition is a full-color text that guides you through easy-to-understand lessons in iPhone features and functions. This step-by-step reference explains how to use the most basic of your phone's capabilities, such as making calls and sending text messages. Additionally, this newly revised book walks you through the most exciting features of your iPhone's hardware and software, from downloading new apps to keeping your data—and your phone—safe. With a larger font size and illustrations, this senior-friendly resource presents information in an accessible way.

iPhones are among the most popular smartphones in the world, but learning how to use one can prove difficult if you're not up to date on the latest technology. To keep up with the cool kids and make sure to use a reference that fits your needs!

  • Start from the very beginning by covering buying and getting started with your iPhone
  • Explore your new phone's accessibility features, and dive into more complicated features as you build your understanding of the iPhone's technology
  • Discover new forms of entertainment, such as surfing the web on mobile Safari, exploring new mobile apps, buying and reading iBooks, buying and listening to music on iTunes, and searching for interesting videos on YouTube
  • Protect your new phone with key safety and maintenance best practices

iPhone For Seniors For Dummies, 5th Edition guides you through the seemingly chaotic world of your new phone, helping you make sense of its features and functions.

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Learn to:

  • Stay in touch with email, social media, and FaceTime® video calling
  • Use the Calendar and Reminder apps to stay on schedule
  • Share photos, read e-books, play games, and listen to music

Get in touch with your iPhone with this fun and friendly guide!

Once you get comfortable with your iPhone, you'll wonder how you ever lived without it. This hands-on, easy-to-use guide helps you navigate the Home screen, make calls, and send texts and emails. You'll learn how to browse the web, share photos, stay organized, and fill your iPhone with games, movies, music, and more!

  • Start it up — explore the multitouch interface and get familiar with built-in apps
  • Keep up with the cool kids — send texts, set up your contacts, video chat with FaceTime, and choose ringtones
  • Leap online — get the latest news, shop online, and explore fun and useful apps
  • Get your fix — read news, enjoy iTunes® radio, shoot videos, and watch your favorite movies and TV shows
  • Meet your new assistant — use Maps, Calendar, Reminders, and Notifications to find things and stay organized

Open the book and find:

  • Simple steps for browsing the Web
  • Tips for syncing your iPhone with iCloud®
  • Just what Siri® can do for you
  • Ways to get social with FaceTime®, Twitter®, and iMessage®
  • Guidance on getting around with Maps
  • The scoop on working with Calendar and Reminders
  • Tips for troubleshooting common issues
  • Guidelines for maintaining your iPhone

About the Author:

Nancy C. Muir is the owner of a writing and consulting company that specializes in business and technology topics. She has authored more than 100 books, including Computers For Seniors For Dummies and iPad For Seniors For Dummies. Nancy holds a certificate in Distance Learning Design and has taught Internet safety at the college level.

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