Why You Need This Book
Technology advances faster than we can keep up with in this day and age. Every week there’s a new update for your electronics, and every month there’s some announcement that unveils the ‘next big thing’. The iOS 7 update for iPhones was one of the most drastic and important changes to the programming of Apple’s line of phones, but just exactly what it does, and how you can use it, can be a bit confusing.
This book provides the perfect guide in learning how to utilize the new iOS 7 system. From simple tips and tricks like how to block calls or text messages and how to improve your battery life, to the list of features such as the new control system and Spotlight Search, you’ll learn everything you need to know about the update in simple, easy to read language.
Keeping up to date with everything can be a bit confusing at times, but it should never be overwhelming. All you truly need to learn how to, not only survive an update, but use its many advantages, is one good guide.
iOS 7 is really the first major new release of iOS since it was first released in 2007. iOS 7 brings a fresh new look and added functionality.
Some of the topics covered in this book are:
- Ten Settings to Save and Improve Your Battery Life
- Blocking Calls, Text Messages or Facetime: Block Annoying Contacts
- Web Browsing Made Easier: The Safari Improvements
- Get FREE Streaming Music with iTunes Radio
- The NEW Control Center: Just a Swipe Away
- Spotlight Search: Search Your Entire Device in a Snap
- Lots of New Apps and New Ways to Find What’s Right for You
- Photos, Videos and Filters: The New Camera Features
- iCloud: Your Things, Wherever
- Fresh, New Ringtones and Good Vibrations: Pimp Your iPhone!
- Protect Your Children with Restrictions and Parental Controls
- and much more!
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Why You Need This Book
Chapter 3. iOS 7 Compatible Devices: Can you Upgrade to iOS 7?
Chapter 4. The New Design: Simpler and More Useful
Chapter 5. The Latest Dynamic and Still Wallpapers
Chapter 6. Make Your iPhone Easier to Read: Adjusting the Dynamic Text Size
Chapter 7. iOS 7 Text Too Skinny? Bold the iOS 7 System Text
Chapter 8. The NEW Control Center: Just a Swipe Away
Chapter 9. Blocking Calls, Text Messages or Facetime: Block Annoying Contacts
Chapter 10. Wondering When You Received that Last Text Message? Text Message and iMessage Timestamps
Chapter 11. Fresh, New Ringtones and Good Vibrations: Pimp Your iPhone!
Chapter 12. Updated Compass and Bubble Level: Get Some Real Direction Here!
Chapter 13. Spotlight Search: Search Your Entire Device in a Snap
Chapter 14. What’s New in the App Store? Lots of New Apps and New Ways to Find What’s Right for You
Chapter 15. Protect Your Children with Restrictions and Parental Controls
Chapter 16. Stick it to the Cellphone Carriers: Manage Your Cellular Data Usage for Your iPhone and Apps
Chapter 17. Auto Updating of Apps: Get the Latest Versions Instantly and Effortlessly
Chapter 18. Love Music? Get FREE Streaming Music with iTunes Radio
Chapter 19. The Parallax Effect: What’s Your Position on this New Apple Feature?
Chapter 20. Web Browsing Made Easier: The Safari Improvements
Chapter 21. Photos, Videos and Filters: The New Camera Features
Chapter 22. Cloudy with a Chance of Fun: Photos in Your iCloud
Chapter 23. iCloud: Your Things, Wherever
Chapter 24. BONUS: Ten Settings to Save and Improve Your Battery Life
Chapter 25. It Will Only Take a Minute: Please Leave a Review!
Chapter 26. More from Darren Nelson