Help Me! Guide to iPhone 6: Step-by-Step User Guide for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus (36 page)

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  • Wake me up tomorrow at 6am
  • Set an alarm for 6:30am
  • Wake me up in 8 hours
  • Change my 5:30 alarm to 6:30
  • Turn off my 4:30 alarm
  • What time is it?
  • What time is it in Moscow?
  • What is today's date?
  • What's the date this Friday?
  • Set the timer for 30 minutes
  • Show the timer
  • Pause the timer
  • Resume
  • Reset the timer
  • Stop it

Note: These phrases are only suggestions. Siri is flexible, and you can use many synonymous phrases.

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6. Sending and Receiving Email

To send and receive email using Siri, press and hold the
Home
button or hold the phone up to your ear and wait for Siri to speak. Say one of the following phrases:

  • Email Dave about the trip
  • Email
    New email to John Diss
  • Mail Dad about dinner
  • Email Dr. Spaulding and say Got your message
  • Mail Jack and Jill about the party and say It was awesome
  • Check email
  • Any new email from Mom today?
  • Show new mail about the apartment
  • Show the email from Roger yesterday
  • Reply Dear Mark I'm sorry for your loss

Note: These phrases are only suggestions. Siri is flexible, and you can use many synonymous phrases.

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7. Getting Directions and Finding Businesses

To get directions and find businesses using Siri, press and hold the
Home
button or hold the phone up to your ear and wait for Siri to speak. Say one of the following phrases:

  • How do I get home?
  • Show 10 Park Ave. Boston Massachusetts
  • Directions to my
    parents' home
  • Find coffee near me
  • Where is the closest Starbucks?
  • Find a Mexican restaurant in New Mexico
  • Find a gas station within walking distance

Note: These phrases are only suggestions. Siri is flexible, and you can use many synonymous phrases.

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8. Playing Music

To play music using Siri, press and hold the
Home
button or hold the phone up to your ear and wait for Siri to speak. Say one of the following phrases:

  • Play Hotel California
  • Play Coldplay shuffled
  • Play Dave Matthews Band
  • Play some folk
  • Play my roadtrip playlist
  • Shuffle my party playlist
  • Play
  • Pause
  • Skip

Note: These phrases are only suggestions. Siri is flexible, and you can use many synonymous phrases.

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9. Searching the Web and Asking Questions

To search the web using Siri, press and hold the
Home
button or hold the phone up to your ear and wait for Siri to speak. Say one of the following phrases:

  • Search the web for Apple News
  • Search for chili recipes
  • Google the humane society
  • Search Wikipedia for Duckbilled Platypus
  • Bing Secondhand Serenade
  • How many calories in a doughnut?
  • What is an 18% tip on $180.45 for six people?
  • How long do cats live?
  • What's 25 squared?
  • How many dollars is 60 euros?
  • How many days until Christmas?
  • When is the next solar eclipse?
  • Show me the Ursula Major constellation
  • What is the meaning of life?
  • What's the price of gasoline in Boston?

Note: These phrases are only suggestions. Siri is flexible, and you can use many synonymous phrases.

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10. Looking Up Words in the Dictionary

To look up words using Siri, press and hold the
Home
button or hold the phone up to your ear and wait for Siri to speak. Say one of the following phrases:

  • What is the meaning of meticulous?
  • Define albeit
  • Look up the word jargon

Note: These phrases are only suggestions. Siri is flexible, and you can use many phrases synonymous with these suggestions.

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Adjusting the Settings

Table of Contents

1. Adjusting Wireless Settings
2. Adjusting Sound Settings
3. Adjusting Language and Keyboard Settings
4. Adjusting General Settings
5. Adjusting Accessibility Settings
6. Adjusting Phone Settings
7. Adjusting Text Message Settings
8. Adjusting Music Application Settings
9. Adjusting Photo and Video Settings

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Adjusting Wireless Settings

Table of Contents

1. Turning Airplane Mode On or Off
2. Turning Location Services On or Off
3. Customizing Cellular Data Usage
4. Turning Data Roaming On or Off
5. Setting Up a Virtual Private Network (VPN)
6. Turning Bluetooth On or Off
7. Using Wi-Fi to Sync Your Phone with Your Computer

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1. Turning Airplane Mode On or Off

Most airplanes do not allow wireless communications while in flight. Continue using the phone by enabling Airplane mode before take-off. You may not place or receive calls, send or receive text messages or emails, or surf the Web while in Airplane mode. Airplane Mode is also useful when traveling outside of your area of service to avoid any roaming charges and to preserve battery life. To turn Airplane Mode on or off:

1. Touch the
 icon. The Settings screen appears, as shown in
Figure 1
.
2. Touch the
 switch next to 'Airplane Mode'. The
 switch appears and Airplane mode is turned on.
3. Touch the
 switch next to 'Airplane Mode'. The
 switch appears and Airplane mode is turned off.

Figure 1: Settings Screen

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2. Turning Location Services On or Off

Some applications, such as Maps, require the Location Services feature to be turned on, which determines your current location. To turn Location Services on or off:

1. Touch the
 icon. The Settings screen appears.
2. Scroll down and touch
Privacy
. The Privacy Settings screen appears, as shown in
Figure 2
.
3. Touch
Location Services
. The Location Services screen appears, as shown in
Figure 3
.
4. Touch the
 switch next to 'Location Services'. The
 switch appears and Location Services are turned on.
5. Touch the
 switch next to 'Location Services'. The
 switch appears and Location Services are turned off.

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