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iPhone tips | iPhone user manual – 1 part – basic knowledge

iPhone tips: Prerequisite

To use the iphone, you need:

1. sign a wireless service plan with your local operators to provide iPhone service
2. Mac or PC with a USB 2.0 port, as well as any of the following operating systems:

  • Mac OS X v10.4.11 or later
  • Sync notes, if you do need to use the iPhone modem, you need Mac OS X v10.5.7 or later
  • Windows XP Home or Professional (Service Pack 2 or later)
  • Windows Vista Home Premium, Business, Enterprise or Ultimate Edition

3. set the computer monitor resolution as 1024 x 768 or higher
4. iTunes 8.2 or later (download iTunes now from Apple official site)
5. QuickTime 7.6.2 or later (for playback on a computer to record video from the iPhone 3GS)

How to activate iPhone

Before you can use any functions of iPhone, you must firstly sign a service plan with local service providers, and register the iPhone through the network to activate iPhone.
iPhone may have been activated at the time of your purchase. If it has not been activated, please contact the iPhone retailer or cellular phone service provider.
For more information about the iPhone, visit www.apple.com

How to install the SIM card

If there is no pre-installed SIM card, you must first install the SIM card before you can use iPhone.

Installing the SIM card:

1. insert the hole by using the push tool of your SIM card, push down by force, until the tray pops out. If there is no SIM push tool, you can use other tools that you think suitable.
2. Pull out the SIM card bracket and put the SIM card into it, the missing angle of SIM card will ensure that the SIM card can only be in the right way into the bracket.
3. push back the tray equipped with a SIM card into iPhone carefully,see the figure below:

Registered iPhone

Registration through iTunes iPhone, iTunes, iphone to connect to a computer to recognize it and help you manage its contents. Then you can synchronize information with a computer and sync media from iTunes, and create a backup of iPhone content and settings. You can create an iTunes Store account, or specify an existing account, to use the iPhone to make a purchase. iTunes also records iPhone’s serial number, you need to use it for access to services, or in case of loss of use.
Registered iPhone:
1 from www.apple.com / asia / itunes / download to download and install the latest version of iTunes.
2 to use the iPhone with the cable to connect iPhone to Mac or PC USB 2.0 port.

3 Follow the onscreen instructions in iTunes to register iPhone on iPhone with your computer and make contacts, calendars and bookmarks and iTunes music library, video and other content to be synchronized.
In the “Set iPhone” screen, select “Automatically sync contacts, calendars and bookmarks” to configure these items in the iPhone when connected to your computer automatically synchronized. Or you can customize the synchronization settings in iTunes. See the following section.

Set the iphone to use VoiceOver

If you have a visual impairment, VoiceOver can help you set up iPhone, without the need for outside help.
VoiceOver describes aloud what appears on screen content, so that you can not see the screen, you can use
iPhone. When you connect iPhone to your computer, iTunes will detect your computer on the use of compatible screen reader, for example, Mac’s VoiceOver, or PC on the GW-Micro Window-Eyes, and then automatically enabled on the iPhone VoiceOver. Alternatively, you can allow a user to your vision in normal
iPhone to enable VoiceOver (using the “Accessibility” settings). See page 185 “Using
VoiceOver “.
【Special hints VoiceOver may not be applicable to some languages.


With iPhone, you can easily access important information on the computer, including contacts, calendars, and even browser bookmarks, and access your iTunes library of music, video and other content.

About synchronization

Synchronization between the iPhone and computer copies of information and content, whether you are on the iPhone or changes on the computer can keep up to date information and content.
iTunes allows you to specify that you want to sync with the iPhone on your computer what information and content. By default, the
As long as you connect iPhone to a computer, iTunes will automatically sync with iPhone.
You can also set iPhone to wirelessly sync MobileMe and Microsoft Exchange accounts. Please refer to “Mail, Contacts and Calendar accounts tutorial.”

Sync with iTunes

You can set iTunes to sync any or all Content the following:
An address book: Name, phone number, address, email address, etc.
2 calendar: appointments and events
3 e-mail account settings
5 Memorandum of Understanding (requires a Mac with Mac OS X v10.5.7)
6 ring
7 music and audio books
8 photos
9 Podcast
10 films, TV shows and music videos
11 from the iTunes Store to download the application as long as the iPhone connected to your computer, you can adjust the synchronization settings.
Ringtones, music, audiobooks, podcast, video content and applications are from the iTunes library to sync. If you have content in iTunes yet, you can easily from the iTunes Store (available in some countries or regions) audition or preview content, and then download the content to iTunes. You can also start from the CD
Music will be added to the iTunes library. To learn more about iTunes and the iTunes Store, please open iTunes and choose “Help”> “iTunes Help.”
Address book, calendar, memo and Web bookmarks from computer to synchronize the application, as described in the following sections. Address book and calendar in two-way synchronization between your computer and iPhone. In the new entry is created on the iPhone or the changes will be synchronized to PC and vice versa. Memorandum and Web bookmarks can also be bi-directional synchronization.
Photos can be from the application or from a folder synchronization.

E-mail account settings from your computer can only sync email application to iPhone. This will allow you to customize e-mail account on iPhone without affecting email account settings on the computer.
[Note] You can also set up email accounts on iPhone. See page 16, “Mail, Contacts and Calendar accounts.”
In the iphone from the iTunes Store or App Store purchased items will be synchronized back to your iTunes library.
You can also directly from the iTunes Store on your computer to purchase or download content and applications, then sync them to iPhone.
You can set iPhone to sync only a part of the content on the computer. For example, you may want to synchronize a group of address book contacts, or just want to watch the video did not sync podcast.

[IMPORTANT] You should first computer to your own user account, and then connect iPhone.
Set iTunes to sync:
1 Connect iPhone to your computer and open iTunes (if it does not open automatically).
2 In iTunes, choose from the sidebar iPhone.
3 in each set to configure synchronization settings panel.
For a description of these panels, see the following section.
4 Click the bottom right corner of the “Apply” button.
By default, “Automatically sync when this iPhone is connected” is selected.

iTunes, iPhone settings panel

The following section outlines each of the iPhone settings panel. For more information, open iTunes and choose
Help “>” iTunes Help. ”

Summary panel

Select “Automatically sync when this iPhone is connected” in order to connect it to a computer, let iTunes automatically sync iPhone. If you only want to click the iTunes “Sync” button to synchronize only, deselect this option. For more information on preventing auto-sync, see page 16 “to prevent automatic synchronization.”
If you want iTunes to sync your iTunes library when you skip those items not selected, select “Sync only checked songs and videos.”
Select “Manually manage music and videos” to close the “music” and “Video” panel automatic synchronization. See page 73, “Manually manage the content.”
If you want to encrypt in the iTunes backup information stored on your computer, please select “encrypt iPhone
Back up. “Encrypted with a padlock icon indicates that the backup will restore the information to the iPhone requires a password, please see page 198” Backing Up iPhone “.
Click “Configure Universal Access” to open the iPhone’s accessibility. See Chapter 25, p. 181, “Accessibility.”
Introduction to Panel “Introduction” panel allows you to contacts, calendars, e-mail account and Web browser to configure synchronization settings.
1 Address Book Address Book can sync with the following applications: Mac on Mac OS X “Address Book”, Yahoo!
“Address Book” and Google “Contacts”, or the PC on the Yahoo! “Address Book”, Google
“Contacts”, Windows “Address Book” (Outlook Express), Windows Vista “Contacts”
Or Microsoft Outlook 2003 or 2007. (On a Mac, you can sync contacts with multiple applications on the PC, you can book time with only one application simultaneously.)
If and Yahoo! “address book” sync, sync set, you only need to change the Yahoo! ID or password in point click “Configure” to enter your new login information.
2 on the Mac calendar, the calendar can sync with iCal and other applications; on the PC, calendar with Microsoft
Sync Outlook 2003 or 2007. (On a Mac, you can synchronize the calendar with multiple applications on the PC, every time you will only sync the calendar with an application.)
3 Mail Accounts on a Mac, you can sync email account settings from Mail; on a PC, from Microsoft
Outlook 2003 or 2007 or Outlook Express Sync e-mail account settings. Account settings can only be transmitted from computer to iPhone. E-mail account on the iphone changes will not affect the account on the computer.
[Special Note] Yahoo! email account password is not stored on your computer, so it can not be synchronized, you must enter on the iPhone. In the “Settings”, select “Mail, Contacts, Calendars”, then tap
Yahoo! account and password.
1 Web browser, you can bookmark on the iPhone and Safari on Mac synchronization, or Safari on a PC or
Microsoft Internet Explorer simultaneously.
2 Memorandum of Understanding
iPhone on the “memo” in the memo application with Mail on a Mac in the memo synchronization, or Microsoft Outlook on the PC simultaneously. (On a Mac, you must install the Mac
OS v10.5.7 or later to sync notes. )
3 Advanced These options let you be the next sync operation, the information on the iPhone replace the information on your computer.
Ring panel using the “ring” panel to select you want to sync to the iPhone ringtones. To learn how to create ringtones in iTunes, see page 55 “Create Ringtone.”
Music panel, Podcast panel and video panels using these panels specify that you want to synchronize media. You can sync all music, podcast and video,
You can also choose you want to sync to the iPhone playlists and specific podcast and video.
If you want to watch rented movies on iPhone, use iTunes in the “Video” panel and transfer them to iPhone.
If the iPhone does not have enough space to store all the media you specified, iTunes asks if you want to create a special playlist. iTunes creates a playlist for you and set it sync with iPhone.
Photo panel on a Mac, you can iPhoto 4.0.3 or later, or Aperture sync photos; on a PC,
You can with the Adobe Photoshop Album 2.0 or later, Adobe Photoshop Elements 3.0
Or later to sync photos. You can also include images on a computer in any folder to sync photos.
Applications panel using the “Application” panel to specify what you want on the iphone App Store application is synchronized.
When you sync, any direct download to the iPhone application will be automatically backed up to iTunes library. If you manually delete the application on the iPhone, as long as it previously synchronized, you can reinstall it from this panel.

To prevent the automatic synchronization if you connect iPhone is not often used in a synchronized computer, you may wish to prevent the iPhone automatic synchronization.
Turn off the iPhone automatic synchronization: Connect iPhone to your computer. In iTunes, choose from the sidebar
iPhone and click the “Summary” tab. Deselect “Automatically sync when this iPhone is connected.” You can always click the “Sync” button to synchronize.
To block all automatically sync the iPhone and the iPod: In iTunes, select the “iTunes”> “Preferences”, click “Device” and select “Disable all iPhone and iPod Auto Sync” (on the Mac
On); or select “Edit”> “Preferences”, click “Device” and select “Disable all iPhone
And the iPod automatically sync “(on a PC).
If this checkbox is selected, the iPhone will not sync automatically, even in the “Summary” panel, select the “Automatically sync when this iPhone is connected.”
Does not change the settings to prevent automatic time synchronization: Open iTunes. Then, connect iPhone to your computer holding down Command-Option (on the Mac) or Shift-Control (on a PC) until you see iPhone in the sidebar.
Manual synchronization: In iTunes, choose from the sidebar iPhone, then click the lower right corner of the window “synchronization.” Or, if you have changed any sync settings, then click “Apply.”

E-mail, address book and calendar accounts
iPhone with MobileMe, Microsoft Exchange, and many of the most popular e-mail system used in conjunction.

Set up an account

MobileMe and Microsoft Exchange only provides e-mail, and can make contacts and calendar information to automatically synchronize wirelessly to iPhone. MobileMe can also bookmark on the iPhone and Mac
Safari on the synchronization, or Safari on a PC or Microsoft Internet Explorer simultaneously. You can set the iPhone on MobileMe, Exchange and other email accounts.
iPhone to use Exchange ActiveSync protocol with the following versions of Microsoft Exchange to synchronize email, calendar and contacts:
1 Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 2
2 Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1
For many popular e-mail account, iPhone will be automatically entered for you most of the settings.
If you do not have an email account, you can at the following URL for a free account: www.yahoo.
COM, www.google.com or www.aol.com . You can also free trial MobileMe 60 days. Quickly to www.me.com apply for a bar.

Set up an account on the iPhone:

1 From the iPhone home screen tap the “Settings.”
2 Tap “Mail, Contacts, Calendars”, then tap “Add Account.”
3 Tap one of the following account types:
4 Microsoft Exchange
5 MobileMe
6 Google e-mail
7 Yahoo! “Mail”
9 other
10 Enter your account information and tap “storage.”

Your service provider or system administrator can provide the account settings you need.
Exchange account: Please enter your full e-mail address, domain (optional), user name, password, and description. You are free to enter any description.
iPhone to support Microsoft’s Autodiscovery service, which uses your user name and password to determine the Exchange server’s address. If you can not determine the server’s address, we will ask you to enter the server address. (In the “Server” field enter the full address.) Once you connect to the Exchange server, you may be prompted to change your password on the server has been set to meet the policy requirements.
5 If you are setting up a MobileMe or Microsoft Exchange account, tap you want on the iPhone

Used on the project: e-mail, contacts, calendars, and bookmarks (only MobileMe).
Including MobileMe “Find My iPhone” feature that will help you find the iPhone’s location (if it is lost or stolen), and allows you to remotely erase the information on the iPhone (if required). See page 44 “security.” If your MobileMe account to enable the “Find My
iPhone “feature, make sure to” get new data “to open a” push. “in the” Settings “, select” Mail, Contacts, Calendars “>” Fetch New Data “, if” push “is closed, Tap to open it.
For the Exchange account, you can set how many days you want to sync to the iPhone’s e-mail.
If the account is enabled, iPhone already has contacts or calendar information, iPhone will ask if you want to do with the information available on the iPhone. You can select an existing data into MobileMe or
Exchange account. If you do not merge data, you can select the data stored on the iPhone in a separate account (the account is marked as “On My iPhone”), or delete data. Existing bookmarks can only be merged or deleted.
Similarly, when you disable MobileMe or Exchange account address book or calendar, or if you delete an account, iPhone asks if you want to keep the information or delete it.

Push account

MobileMe, Microsoft Exchange and Yahoo! “Mail” is called “push” account. When there is new information (such as e-mail message arrives), the information is automatically sent (pushed) to iPhone. (Conversely, “back” service requires you to periodically check e-mail software provider to see if there is new information arrives, and then ask them to send). MobileMe and Exchange will use push technology to synchronize your contacts, calendars, and bookmarks (only MobileMe), if your account has been set up in the projects selected.
Synchronization information is automatically transmitted via a wireless connection. You do not need to connect iPhone to your computer for synchronization.
If there is no cellular network connection, only when the iPhone is active (screen open, or has been connected to a computer or iPhone power adapter), iPhone can connect via Wi-Fi to receive the push data.

Installation configuration description file

if used in a corporate environment, you may be able to install a configuration profile set up an account on the iPhone and other items. Deployment descriptor file provides system administrators with a quick set up iPhone with your company,
School or organization’s information systems with the method used. For example, the iPhone configuration profile may be set at work access to Microsoft Exchange Server, so that iPhone access to Exchange e-mail, calendar and contacts.
Configuration profiles can be configured on the iPhone more than one set. For example, a configuration profile can be set up Microsoft Exchange account, VPN account and used to secure access to corporate networks and information certificates. Configuration description file may open “password lock”, requiring you to create and enter for the iPhone
The password.
Your system administrator or by e-mail posted on a secure webpage to distribute configuration profiles them. System administrators can also be directly installed on your iPhone with a description file.

Installation configuration description file:

1 Open the email message using the iPhone or from the website provided by the system administrator to download a configuration profile.
2 describes the file is open, tap the “Install.”
3 Enter the required password and other information.
[Important] You may be asked to verify the trust of the configuration description file. If you are unsure, the configuration described in the file before you install the system administrator.
Deployment descriptor file provides the setting can not be changed. If you want to change these settings, you must first delete configuration files or install the update described in the deployment descriptor file.
Delete description file: In the “Settings” panel, select “General”> “profile”, then select the configuration description file and tap “Delete.”
Delete the configuration profiles to remove this from the iPhone configuration profile settings, and installed all the other information.

Disconnect the iPhone from the computer If the iPhone is no synchronization with the computer, you can always disconnect it from the computer.
When iPhone is syncing with your computer time, iPhone shows “Sync.” If you disconnect iPhone before syncing it to complete, some data may not be transferred. When the iphone complete sync, iTunes will display “iPhone sync is complete.”
Cancel the sync: Drag the slider on the iPhone.
If the synchronization process in a telephone dial, the synchronization will automatically be canceled, you can unplug the iphone calls. Connect iPhone after the call to complete the synchronization.

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