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A tour around the iPhone and iPod touch

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iPhone and iPod touch iOS 6 Essential Training

with Garrick Chow

Video: A tour around the iPhone and iPod touch

A tour around the iPhone and iPod touch provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the iPhone and iPod touch iOS 6 Essential Training
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  1. 1m 21s
    1. Welcome
      1m 21s
  2. 45m 36s
    1. A tour around the iPhone and iPod touch
      6m 33s
    2. The Home screen and Home button
      2m 49s
    3. Organizing apps on the Home screen with folders
      1m 10s
    4. Running apps and multitasking
      3m 59s
    5. Choosing and controlling your sounds
      4m 36s
    6. Learning finger gestures
      3m 36s
    7. Connecting to wi-fi networks
      3m 12s
    8. Using the Notification Center
      3m 48s
    9. Using Twitter and Facebook
      4m 37s
    10. Charging the iPhone or iPod touch
      3m 31s
    11. Setting up an Apple ID account on an iPhone or iPod touch
      3m 18s
    12. Printing from an iPhone using AirPrint
      2m 11s
    13. Displaying the iPhone screen on a TV
      2m 16s
  3. 19m 19s
    1. Understanding the keyless keyboard
      3m 10s
    2. Fixing typos and trusting autocorrection
      6m 59s
    3. Exploring Select, Cut, Copy, and Paste
      2m 12s
    4. Hidden shortcuts
      1m 28s
    5. Syncing a Bluetooth keyboard
      2m 9s
    6. Adding international and emoji keyboards
      3m 21s
  4. 37m 35s
    1. Getting the latest version of iTunes
      1m 49s
    2. Connecting your iPhone to your Mac or PC
      4m 27s
    3. Syncing music, movies, and ringtones
      7m 5s
    4. Syncing photos from a Mac
      5m 2s
    5. Syncing photos from a PC
      2m 59s
    6. Syncing contacts and calendars from a Mac
      3m 7s
    7. Syncing contacts and calendars from a PC
      3m 9s
    8. Backup options
      3m 25s
    9. Wireless syncing
      2m 33s
    10. Using iTunes Match
      3m 59s
  5. 1h 2m
    1. Basic phone activities
      2m 56s
    2. Adding and managing favorites
      3m 0s
    3. Accessing voicemail
      3m 59s
    4. Receiving calls
      5m 31s
    5. Using the iPhone during a call
      5m 21s
    6. Using FaceTime
      4m 49s
    7. Making conference calls
      2m 52s
    8. Adding recent calls to your contacts
      1m 46s
    9. Sharing contacts
      2m 46s
    10. Assigning specific photos and ringtones to your contacts
      3m 20s
    11. Using the included headset
      2m 42s
    12. Using a Bluetooth headset
      3m 33s
    13. Forwarding calls
      1m 47s
    14. Turning Call Waiting on and off
      1m 13s
    15. Turning Caller ID on and off
      1m 19s
    16. Creating custom ringtones with iTunes
      5m 53s
    17. Texting and using iMessages
      9m 52s
  6. 36m 25s
    1. Importing email accounts from your computer
      2m 0s
    2. Setting up Exchange, iCloud, Gmail, Yahoo!, Hotmail, or AOL email accounts
      3m 36s
    3. Setting up other types of email accounts
      2m 10s
    4. Keeping your iPhone or iPod touch email synced with your computer
      5m 4s
    5. Composing email
      4m 6s
    6. Receiving and reading email
      7m 4s
    7. Assigning VIPs
      2m 41s
    8. Searching your mailboxes
      2m 56s
    9. Setting mail options
      6m 48s
  7. 31m 42s
    1. Web browsing with Safari
      7m 28s
    2. Saving bookmarks and viewing the History list
      5m 15s
    3. Saving images
      2m 41s
    4. Filling out forms and using AutoFill
      4m 4s
    5. Creating web clips
      2m 30s
    6. Using Reader and the Reading List
      2m 37s
    7. Creating a personal hotspot
      3m 59s
    8. Using iCloud tabs
      3m 8s
  8. 28m 3s
    1. Browsing your library
      2m 43s
    2. Playing and controlling music
      6m 20s
    3. Playing and controlling video
      3m 34s
    4. Using the included earbud controls
      3m 36s
    5. Adjusting your iPod settings
      5m 0s
    6. Browsing and buying with the iTunes app
      3m 37s
    7. Using AirPlay to stream content wirelessly from an iPhone to an Apple TV or AirPort Express
      3m 13s
  9. 50m 59s
    1. Shooting still photos with your iPhone
      8m 0s
    2. Improving your photos using HDR and gridlines
      3m 19s
    3. Shooting panoramas
      2m 54s
    4. Viewing and editing still images
      7m 29s
    5. Customizing your wallpaper
      2m 44s
    6. Shooting video
      3m 5s
    7. Viewing and editing video
      2m 52s
    8. Taking screenshots
      1m 19s
    9. Sharing photos and video
      5m 50s
    10. Geotagging your photos
      4m 45s
    11. Creating albums
      2m 16s
    12. Creating a Shared Photo Stream
      6m 26s
  10. 22m 39s
    1. Getting your location with Maps
      4m 20s
    2. Finding addresses and nearby businesses
      3m 11s
    3. Bookmarking locations
      3m 3s
    4. Getting directions
      4m 35s
    5. Showing traffic and alternate maps
      2m 46s
    6. Using 3D and Flyover views
      2m 31s
    7. Using the Compass app
      2m 13s
  11. 19m 26s
    1. Adding events to your calendar
      5m 35s
    2. Subscribing to calendars
      2m 3s
    3. Setting Time Zone Support
      2m 23s
    4. Using the Clock app
      6m 7s
    5. Setting reminders
      3m 18s
  12. 8m 42s
    1. Using the Notes app
      4m 12s
    2. Using the Voice Memos app
      4m 30s
  13. 12m 29s
    1. Passbook
      6m 35s
    2. Stocks
      3m 6s
    3. Calculator
    4. Weather
      2m 4s
  14. 17m 8s
    1. Browsing the App Store through iTunes
      4m 50s
    2. Browsing the App Store on the iPhone or iPod touch
      5m 9s
    3. Purchasing apps
      6m 24s
    4. Finding app settings
  15. 22m 41s
    1. Airplane mode
      1m 42s
    2. Wi-Fi
      3m 1s
    3. Do Not Disturb
      3m 16s
    4. About
      2m 32s
    5. Usage
      3m 52s
    6. Date & Time settings
      1m 30s
    7. Restrictions
      3m 25s
    8. Privacy
      3m 23s
  16. 12m 9s
    1. Using Auto-Lock
      1m 15s
    2. Exploring Passcode Lock
      5m 16s
    3. Using Find My iPhone
      5m 38s
  17. 20m 38s
    1. Introducing Siri
      7m 25s
    2. Listening and responding to messages
      2m 37s
    3. Setting reminders
      2m 48s
    4. Dictating in apps
      1m 40s
    5. Voice control for non-Siri-capable iPhones
      6m 8s
  18. 16m 41s
    1. Begin by restarting
      1m 29s
    2. Force-quitting apps
      1m 16s
    3. Rebooting
    4. Resetting
      1m 47s
    5. Erasing and restoring
      5m 12s
    6. Checking for updates
      1m 27s
    7. Extending battery life
      4m 45s
  19. 32s
    1. Goodbye

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A tour around the iPhone and iPod touch provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the iPhone and iPod touch iOS 6 Essential Training

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Discover how to get the most out of your iPhone or iPod touch, from making calls, browsing the web, managing your time, and getting around town to taking notes, shooting photos, and listening to music. In this course, author Garrick Chow shows how to perform all of these tasks and more, and introduces the enhancements built into iOS 6, including enhanced language support and commands for Siri, shared photo streams, and the new Reply with Message feature for handling incoming calls. The course also includes hands-on demonstrations on how to accurately type and efficiently use finger gestures, and offers tips for personalizing the setup of the iPhone and iPod touch. An extensive section on troubleshooting helps when the occasional glitch happen.

Topics include:
  • Organizing and purchasing apps
  • Controlling sounds
  • Using Twitter and Facebook
  • Selecting, cutting, copying, and pasting text
  • Syncing music, movies, photos, contacts, and calendars with your computer
  • Making video calls with FaceTime
  • Forwarding calls
  • Setting up email accounts from Gmail, iCloud, and other services
  • Browsing the web
  • Playing music
  • Shooting photos and video
  • Setting up events, reminders, and alarms
  • Protecting your iPhone or iPod
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A tour around the iPhone and iPod touch

Let's begin by familiarizing ourselves with the layout of the iPhone, and iPod touch. If you're a brand-new iPhone or iPod touch user, you'll definitely want to pay attention here because much of what I'm showing you will be referenced throughout this course. We'll start at the top of the iPhone 5, and work our way down. The lone button at the top of the iPhone is the Sleep/Wake button. This is the button that lets you lock the screen when the phone is on, so you don't accidently tap or activate any apps or other features. When the phone is on, press the Sleep/Wake button once to lock the screen. At this point, the phone is still on and can still receive calls, text messages and so on, but its using very little power with the screen off.

And this way, you can't accidentally hit any on-screen buttons because there are no on-screen buttons when the screen is off. Putting the phone to sleep, or locking the screen as it's also referred to, is always just one press of the button. Unlocking the screen actually happens in two parts. First, press the Sleep/Wake button again. The screen comes back on. But to let your iPhone or iPod touch know you didn't press the button by accident, you have to drag your finger across the area that says Slide to Unlock. This is really an ingenious system because there's very little chance that both the Sleep/Wake button and the Slide to Unlock action will happen unintentionally.

The Sleep/Wake button is also the button to turn the phone completely off and back on again. Where you just press the button and release it to lock and unlock the phone, to turn the phone off, hold down the button for about three seconds. You'll see this message that says 'Slide to power off.' Again, this is to make sure that you don't accidentally turn the phone off. Just slide your finger across the display and the phone will power down. In just a few moments, the phone will be completely off and unable to receive calls, text messages, emails, or any other communications. Anyone calling your phone while it's off will be sent directly to your voicemail.

To turn the phone back on, just hold the Sleep/Wake button again for about three seconds. Just so you know, so far, everything about the Sleep/Wake button I've shown you is how the button works on the iPod touch as well. But on the iPhone, the Sleep/Wake button is also used to manage incoming calls. For instance, you can use it to send incoming calls directly to your voicemail, but the iPod touch, not being a phone, doesn't have this feature. I'll talk more about redirecting and managing incoming calls in upcoming chapters. Moving down the right side of the iPhone 5, you'll find the SIM card slot. The SIM card is where your account information with your cellular provider is stored.

In most cases, you'll never have to access your SIM card, but it's handy to know where it is in case you ever want to swap out another SIM card in here, or take yours out to put it into another iPhone, which you might need to do if you have to send your iPhone in for repairs. Since the SIM card has all your cellular account information, you could put it into any compatible phone from your cellular provider, and make, and receive calls right away. Moving down the left side of the phone, we next have the Silencer switch. The sole purpose of this switch is to put your phone into Silent mode, making it super easy and quick to silence your phone even when keeping it in your pocket.

Below the silencer are the volume control buttons. Depending on what you're doing on the phone, the volume control buttons can do different things. If you're listening to music or watching a video, the volume control can turn the volume up and down. If you're on a call, it controls the level of the caller's volume. In all other cases, it adjusts the volume of your ringtone or alarms. The only other button on the iPhone is on its front at the bottom. This is the Home button. And even though it's just one button, it's a very important one so it has its own movie in this chapter. Now, let's look at the bottom of the phone.

In the center is the connector where you connect the cable to attach your iPhone or iPod touch to your computer. With the iPhone 5 and the 5th generation iPod touch, Apple introduced a new type of connector called Lightning. All the previous generation of iPhone and iPod touchs use the older wide dock connector, but for this new line, Apple has implemented the smaller connector, which fits into your iPhone in either direction. But I point this out because if you're upgrading from a previous iPhone model, your old cables won't work with the new iPhone unless you get an adapter or other new cables. To the right of the connector is the built-in speaker for using when you're making speakerphone calls or listening to other sounds coming from your iPhone.

The slightly smaller grille to the left of the connector is the microphone; again, used for when you're making calls or with applications that record or monitor incoming sounds. Also, in the bottom of the iPhone is the headphone microphone jack. This is where you plug in the earbud headset that came with your phone, or any other third-party headphone set. This is also a microphone jack. So you can use headsets with integrated microphones, including the headset that comes with the iPhone letting you make calls with your headset as well. This is the first iPhone model where the headphone jack is on the bottom of the phone. All previous models had it at the top.

On the back of the phone, you'll find the main camera called the iSight camera. To its right is the camera's flash, which is useful for low light situations, and in between them is an additional microphone. In actuality, the iPhone 5 has three microphones. The third one is hidden in the earpiece on the front of the phone. The microphones are used for a variety of purposes, including helping to eliminate background noises during calls, so your voice sounds clearer to the people you're calling. Also, on the front of the phone is a front-facing camera, which is this tiny lens right above the earpiece speaker. It's used for taking self-portraits, and for using the FaceTime video chatting feature, which we'll look at in a later chapter.

That's pretty much all there is to the exterior of the iPhone. Now, the iPod touch is similar, but there are some differences. Let's take a look. The 5th generation iPod touch's Sleep/Wake button is also on the right side at the top edge. In previous models, it was on the left, but now it matches the iPhone's layout. Because this isn't a phone, its function is to sleep or wake the device or to turn it off using that combination of holding down the button for three seconds, and then sliding to turn it off. Similarly, hold down the Sleep/Wake button again to turn the iPod touch back on. There are no other buttons on the top of the iPod touch.

Again, it's not a phone, so there's no SIM card slot either. Like on the iPhone 5, the headphone jack is on the bottom of the iPod touch. This is both a headphone and microphone port just like on the iPhone. But the earbuds that come with the iPod touch don't have a built-in microphone, so if you want to be able to get sounds into your iPod touch, you'll need to buy an aftermarket headphone microphone set or use the built-in microphone, which is located near the top of the iPod. On the bottom, you'll also find the Lightning connector as well as the speaker. The iPod touch also has both rear- and front-facing cameras. So, at this point, it's really very similar to the iPhone in terms of features.

It's like the iPhone without the phone. Other than that, the iPod touch is just slightly thinner than the iPhone 5, we're talking .05 of an inch. And this dark plastic area on the back is the Wi-Fi antenna cover, which allows for better Wi-Fi reception. And there's also a small metal disc that pops out at the bottom to which you can attach the included wrist strap. So, that's your basic tour of the outside of the iPhone and iPod touch. In upcoming movies, we'll start looking at the essential knowledge needed to start using the phone and its operating system.

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