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In this course, Garrick Chow provides in-depth instruction on all aspects of the Apple iPhone and iPod touch (OS 5.0): making calls, emailing, browsing the web, managing time, getting around town, taking notes, shooting photos, and listening to music. New features in iOS 5, including iMessage, the streamlined Notification Center, and Apple's new online storage solution, iCloud, are discussed in depth. The course also includes hands-on demonstrations of how to accurately type and efficiently use finger gestures, and includes tips for setting up the iPhone and iPod touch so they behave as expected. An extensive section on troubleshooting helps when the occasional glitches happen.
The Favorites list of the Phone app on your iPhone is the place to store and quickly access the numbers of the people and places you call most often. With the numbers stored here, you don't have to worry about navigating through a series of screens or manually dialing the numbers each time you want to place a call. You can add numbers to the Favorites list from any of the other sections of the Phone app except for the Keypad. I'll tap Recents to get the list of recently dialed, received or missed calls. Notice that some of the items here are simply phone numbers, while others are the actual names of people. The names are the people who are already in my Contacts.
I can add any one of my Contacts to my Favorites by tapping the Blue arrow next to their name, and then scrolling down, and tapping Add to Favorites. If more than one number is available, for example, a home or mobile number, you'll be asked which number you want to make the favorite. In this case, I'll tap the work number. Notice a small blue star appears next to the number you added and the number itself is also in blue, this just lets you know that the number is now a favorite. Now, this is an important point, you can only have one number per favorite. You'll have to come back to the contact, and tap Add to Favorites again, and the person's name will then appear twice in your Favorites list.
But as you can see, each favorite is clearly labeled so you can tell which number is which. Let's go back to Recents. So, to add numbers to your Favorites from the Recent Calls area, the numbers already have to appear in Contacts. If you tap the blue arrow next to any numbers that aren't in your Contacts, you'll see this screen where you'll find options to create a new contact for this number, among other things. So from here you could create a new contact, and then add it to your Favorites if you like. If you go over to the Contacts area, here, you can browse through everyone in your list. Just tap the name of the person you want to add to Favorites, and then tap Add to Favorites.
Similarly, let's go over to Voicemail. Here, I see some numbers and some names. Again, if you see a name, that's a person who is already in your Contacts and you can add them to your Favorites by tapping the blue arrow, and tapping Add to Favorites. Now, as you go through adding people to your Favorites list, the list itself might start to get kind of long. What you'll probably want to do is rearrange your Favorites list so your most frequently called numbers in this list are at the top of the list so you don't have to scroll down to find them. Tap the Edit button, and use the handles to the right of the favorite's name to drag the contact up and down the list. This is also where you can delete someone from your Favorites.
Just tap the red button next to the name, and then tap Delete to confirm that you want to remove it. Now, this only removes the number from the Favorites list; the number I just deleted is still stored in my Contacts, and I can add the number as a favorite again if I made a mistake or change my mind. So, that's the Favorites list, which is, again, a quick way to access the numbers you dial the most often.
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