Apple iPhone 4S User Manual
Finger tips, Quick start guide
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.