iPhone Life Magazine - - How To -

Your iPhone and iPad come loaded with a va­ri­ety of use­ful apps. Learn­ing to use these alone will make you a ven­er­a­ble power user.

Cam­era: The 8-megapixel iSight cam­era al­lows you to shoot HD, slow-mo­tion, and time-lapse videos, as well as take gor­geous pic­tures in reg­u­lar, square, or panoramic for­mat.

Photos: In the Photos app, you can or­ga­nize photos and videos by date, lo­ca­tion, or al­bum; edit shots and footage; and share media via iCloud Photo Shar­ing.

Mu­sic: Ac­cess all songs and playlists from your iTunes li­brary, as well as iTunes Ra­dio, Ap­ple's stream­ing mu­sic ser­vice.

Sa­fari: Browse the web with un­lim­ited tabs, strip web pages with Reader Mode, and save ar­ti­cles to Read­ing Lists and Book­marks.

Maps: Get to your des­ti­na­tion smoothly with turn-by-turn di­rec­tions, real-time traf­fic info, and im­pres­sive 3D views with Fly­over mode.

Siri: This voice-ac­ti­vated per­sonal as­sis­tant of­fers a fast way to set re­minders and ap­point­ments, get di­rec­tions, cal­cu­late tips, and get an­swers to all of your ques­tions.

Phone: Ful­fill­ing your de­vice's orig­i­nal pur­pose, the Phone app lets you make calls, view con­tacts, track re­cent in­com­ing and out­go­ing calls, and ac­cess vis­ual voice­mail.

FaceTime: Make video or au­dio calls over a Wi-Fi or cel­lu­lar con­nec­tion to other iDe­vice users.

Mes­sages: Mes­sage in­di­vid­u­als or groups with text, au­dio, photos, and videos. They're free to send to other iUsers via iMes­sage.

Mail: Send and re­ceive emails from all of your ac­counts with Mail, which makes it easy to empty your in­box with sim­ple swipe-to-delete ac­tions.

Game Cen­ter: Chal­lenge friends or ran­dom op­po­nents from around the world while try­ing to make it onto score leader­boards.

Pass­book: This app stores board­ing passes, tick­ets, re­wards cards, coupons, and credit cards, mak­ing travel and shop­ping su­per con­ve­nient.

iTunes Store: Shop for movies, TV shows, and mu­sic, and ac­cess your down­loads on all of your iDe­vices through iCloud.

App Store: Of­fer­ing more than 1.4 mil­lion free and paid apps, the App Store lets you browse top picks and cat­e­gories or search for spe­cific ti­tles.

Con­tacts: Store your con­tacts' names, phone num­bers, email and mail­ing ad­dresses, so­cial media info, and more.

Cal­en­dar: View­able by day, week, or month, the Cal­en­dar helps you or­ga­nize and stay on top of your busy sched­ule.

Re­minders: Keep track of your to-do's by set­ting time­and lo­ca­tion-based re­minders, sep­a­rated into lists you can share with fam­ily or friends.

Notes: Jot down lists, in­for­ma­tion, or pass­ing thoughts, and easily ac­cess your notes on any of your de­vices with iCloud.

Voice Memos: Record a memo when you can't type a note. It's also per­fect for record­ing song ideas and in­ter­view clips.

Clock: Check the time in cities around the world, set alarms, timers, or use the stop­watch.

Videos: Watch TV shows and movies that you've down­loaded from the iTunes Store.

Weather: Check cur­rent weather con­di­tions, ac­com­pa­nied by dy­namic weather dis­plays, as well as fore­casts for up to six days.

Stocks: Stay up to the minute on the latest mar­ket news. Check charts and ar­ti­cles, or ask Siri for spe­cific stock quotes.

Cal­cu­la­tor: Use this handy tool for cal­cu­la­tions on the go, whether fig­ur­ing out a tip or bal­anc­ing your check­book.

News­stand: Ac­cess all of your mag­a­zine and news­pa­per sub­scrip­tions in one place, and search for new ti­tles you might like to pur­chase.

iBooks: Choose from a large col­lec­tion of books—from clas­sics to mod­ern best­sellers—to down­load and read. Syncs across all iDe­vices with iCloud.

Com­pass: Get your bear­ings with the help of the Com­pass, which shows the four car­di­nal di­rec­tions with de­grees, or swipe left for a handy level.

Ap­ple Watch: Use this app to pair your Ap­ple Watch with your iPhone or to pe­ruse the dif­fer­ent styles of Ap­ple's first wearable.

Health: This app gives you a bird's-eye view of your health by pulling in nutri­tion and fit­ness in­for­ma­tion from third-party apps and de­vices. �

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