Quick Start Guide
Welcome to iPhone.
This Quick Start guide tells you how to set up
your iPhone and use its key features. To start,
turn on your iPhone by pressing and holding
the On/Off button for a few seconds. Then
follow the onscreen instructions to set up
To turn off or restart iPhone, press and hold
the On/Off button for a few seconds, then drag
the slider to confirm. To turn off the screen but
still receive calls, press On/Off once. Press the
Home button at any time to return to the Home
screen. To quickly switch between recently used
apps, double-click the Home button and tap
an app icon.
Ask Siri to make a call, respond to text
messages, get directions, schedule reminders
and meetings, and much more. With the screen
on, bring iPhone up to your ear or press and
hold the Home button. If you’re using a headset,
press and hold the center button. After the
tone, speak naturally. Siri will listen and then
answer. For more examples of how it can help
you, ask Siri “What can you do?”
When you receive a notification, it appears
briefly at the top of the screen without
interrupting what you’re doing. Ignore it or
tap it to respond right away. To see a summary
of your recent notifications, swipe down from
the top of any screen. You can access a new
notification from the Lock screen by sliding
its icon to the right.
Tap the Messages icon to send an iMessage
to other iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users
running iOS 5, or to send an SMS or MMS
to other mobile phone users. Type a name
or phone number in the To field or select
someone from your contacts. Type your
message, then tap Send. To send photos
or video, tap the Camera button.
Make a call.
Tap a phone number in Contacts, Favorites,
an email, a text message, or almost anywhere
in iPhone to make a call. Or open the Phone
app and tap the Keypad button to dial
manually. To silence an incoming call, press
the On/Off button once. To send a call directly
to voicemail, press On/Off twice. To answer
a call while using the iPhone headset, press
the center button once. Press it again to end
Select someone from your contacts and tap
the FaceTime button to start a video call with
another iPhone user or an iPad, iPod touch, or
Mac user. Or while you’re on a voice call, tap
FaceTime to begin a video call. During a video
call, tap the Camera button to switch to the
rear camera and share your surroundings.
Requires a FaceTime-enabled device for both caller and recipient.
iPhone automatically corrects and suggests
words as you type. So if you tap a wrong letter,
just keep typing. To accept the suggested word,
tap the space bar. Or tap the “x” to ignore the
suggestion. The keyboard automatically inserts
apostrophes in contractions. If you tap the space
bar twice, it adds a period. You can double-tap
a word to look it up in the dictionary. To dictate
rather than type, tap the Microphone button.
Cut, copy, and paste.
Tap the text you want to edit, or touch and
hold to bring up the magnifying glass, then
slide your finger to move the insertion point.
You can select a word by double-tapping it,
and select more or less text by dragging the
grab points. Then tap to cut, copy, or paste.
To copy text from web pages, email, or text
messages, touch and hold to select the text,
then tap Copy.
Not all features are available in all areas.
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Tap the Photos icon on the Home screen to
see your pictures. Flick right or left to move
between images. Double-tap or pinch to zoom.
Tap once to bring up the onscreen controls.
You can edit or enhance a photo, share it,
print it, and more. If you have Photo Stream
enabled in iCloud, new pictures you take are
automatically pushed to all your other devices.
From the Lock screen, double-click the Home
button to quickly access the camera, or tap
the Camera icon on the Home screen. Adjust
focus and exposure by tapping anyone or
anything on the screen. To take a picture,
tap the Camera button or press the Volume
Up button. To record HD video, set the switch
to Video, then tap the Record button. Tap it
again to stop recording.
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*Requires second-generation Apple TV.
Video and song controls.
While playing music or watching a movie,
tap anywhere on the screen to bring up the
controls. Tap again to hide them. To stream
your music or video to an Apple TV, tap the
AirPlay button.* From the Lock screen, you
can double-click the Home button to quickly
access your audio controls.
See the web up close.
In Safari, double-tap any element on a web
page—picture or text—to zoom in. Double-
tap again to zoom back out. Rotate iPhone
to see the web in widescreen. Tap the Reader
button at the top of the screen to view an
article without clutter. Tap the Multi-page
button to flick between multiple web pages
or open a new one.
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Find location. Search surroundings.
To see where you are on a map, tap the
Location button. A blue dot appears at your
current position. To see which way you’re
facing, tap the Location button again to turn
on compass view. Find places around you
by typing words like “Starbucks” or “pizza”
in the search field. Double-tap to zoom in.
Tap once with two fingers to zoom out. You
can also get directions or tap the Page Curl
button for additional map views.
Tap the App Store icon to browse hundreds
of thousands of apps in categories like games,
business, travel, social networking, and more.
Browse by Featured, Categories, or Top 25 or
search by name. To purchase and download
an app directly to your iPhone, tap Buy Now.
Many apps are free.
You can access the iTunes Store by tapping
the iTunes icon. Search the store for music,
movies, TV shows, music videos, and more.
Browse, purchase, and download from the
store directly to your iPhone. Tap any item
to hear or see a preview.
Create folders. Organize apps.
Touch and hold any app icon until it starts
to jiggle. Then drag one app onto another
to create a folder. Folders are automatically
named by category, or you can rename
them. You can customize your Home screen
by dragging apps and folders to different
positions and screens. When you’re done,
press the Home button.
iCloud stores your music, photos, apps,
calendars, documents, and more. It’s seamlessly
integrated into your apps and wirelessly pushes
your content to all your devices. Tap the Settings
icon and choose iCloud to turn on Photo Stream
and other iCloud features. You can also download
music and apps you’ve previously purchased
from the iTunes Store and the App Store.