Introduction to the iPhone – 5 sessions of 2.5 hours each – Cost: $50

Thursdays from 9:30 – Noon on August 24, 31, September 7, 14, 28

Students are encouraged to bring their phone to class.

You’ll learn about iPhone settings and navigation, how to use the iPhone’s native apps, how to find and download third-party apps, how to use the iPhone camera, how to send email and text messages – and even how to make phone calls! You will also be introduced to listening to music on your phone and some basic uses of iCloud. In short, this course will teach you everything you need to know to be able to use this incredible device.

Lesson 1 – Basic Settings and Operation

In this first class, you will get the basics of how to operate your iPhone and the settings that will help it become most useful to you.  You will learn how to move and delete icons, several ways to make phone calls, send text messages, and set up your contacts.

Lesson 2: Great Apps

Apps are what put the “smart” in smartphone.  In this session, you will learn how to use the apps that come pre-installed on the iPhone, and how to search for, download and manage some of the many apps that are available.  You’ll also see demonstrations of some of the best apps available.

Lesson 3: The iPhone Camera

When world-famous photographer Annie Leibovitz was asked in an interview what kind of camera people should buy, she responded, “An iPhone.”  This workshop will help explain why she said that.  Ease of use is one reason.  Another is that editing your photos right on the phone has become so easy that great pictures are easy to create.  You will learn how to share pictures with friends and family and explore some of the great Apps for taking pictures, correcting and enhancing them.

Lesson 4: More Settings, iCloud and Music

You will delve deeper into the settings on your phone, learn what iCloud can mean to you, and hear your iPhone as a portable music player.

Lesson 5: Review

The final session will be a review based on your interests, where you can work with the teacher and the coaches to better master the course material.

The SeniorNet Advantage

Hands-on instruction ● Individual attention ● One student per computer

● Manuals included ● Friendly atmosphere ● Seniors teaching seniors