iOS 12 Manual - Manuals for iPhone and iPad

Anyone who installs the iOS 12 upgrade on the Apple iPhone, Apple iPad or Apple iPod Touch will be supplied with various innovations and additional features. Anyone who approaches Apple's mobile operating system from scratch and uses iOS 12 z. B. with the iPhone XS (Max) or the iPhone XR get to know, he will discover a completely new world. For each user group there are several instructions, advice, video tutorials and other help on the Internet. An iOS 12 manual can also be helpful. I've picked out some manuals for the new system, which you can use since September 17th, 2018.

Update May 2021: There are now two new operating systems for the iPhone and iPod Touch, namely iOS 13 and iOS 14. The latter has also received an important update with iOS 14.5, which provides even more new and, above all, important functions on mobile Apple devices brings. Accordingly, I have included more information than the originally listed information below. So you will find exactly what you are looking for.

An iOS 12 manual helps to understand all functions and settings, to use app options and to use the full potential of the mobile Apple operating system on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

An iOS 12 manual helps to understand all functions and settings, to use app options and to use the full potential of the mobile Apple operating system on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

iOS 12 manual - selection of illustrated instructions

As for individual Apple devices from Mac to iPad to Apple Watch, there are also manuals for the individual operating systems. From macOS Mojave on the Mac to watchOS 5 on the Apple Watch Series 4 everything is included, including iOS 12 on mobile Apple devices. And the latter will be the subject of the following. I would like to show you a few examples of iOS 12 manuals that you can currently pre-order and buy from the end of September 2018 or October 2018. This naturally also includes specialist books from publishers such as Markt + Technik and amac-buch Verlag. 

iPhone iOS 12 manual by Anton Ochsenkühn

If you like tips and tricks on Apple systems and devices in book form, then Anton Ochsenkühn is probably already familiar to you. He has published numerous paperback books on devices such as Mac and iPhone as well as their systems and individual apps. Texts, images and screenshots also provide clear instructions and tips on tricks in iOS 12 in the new “iPhone iOS 7 manual - suitable for all iPhone models (iPhone 8, 12, X, Xs, Xs Max and XR)”. The book will be released on October 9th - You can pre-order it from Amazon.

Manual for the iPhone system
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Manual for the iPhone system
How does iOS 12 work on iPhone? Which app does what and how can I use the settings in my favor? How do I best use the product with the new system? These and other questions are provided with answers thanks to this iOS 12 book.

iPhone XR, XS and XS Max - Philip Kiefer can do everything

Philip Kiefer is also not new to publications on digital topics and the corresponding devices. From the Mac book for seniors to the collection of keyboard shortcuts in Word, he's already brought a lot to the market - with good and very good reviews from readers! The current book, which you will buy from October 22nd and can currently pre-order at Amazon, is aimed specifically at users of the Apple iPhone XR, Apple iPhone Xs and Apple iPhone Xs Max devices and their iOS 12 operating system. 

Instructions for iPhone XR, XS and XS Max
The latest iPhones from the product range with the latest, smartest and most extensive iOS so far. If you want to know iOS 12, its apps and app options, the settings and the best tricks, you might find it here. Can be ordered via Amazon Prime.

iPhone tips and tricks for iOS 12 by Philip Kiefer

The current iOS operating system for smartphones, tablets and media players Cupertino is such a rich topic that Kiefer takes up it in another book - not only for the 2018 models of the iPhone, but also for the other compatible smartphones in the product range (see below). The book can be bought from October 30th and of course pre-order at Amazon. At 9,95 euros, it is the cheapest on this list.

iPhone tips and tricks
Searching the Internet long for the right article on iOS 12 functions, app settings and data protection on the device? That could come to an end with these iOS 12 instructions for all compatible iPhone models. Check it out.

iPhone XR, iPhone XS and XS Max by Giesbert Damaschke

The entire title of this manual is “iPhone XR, iPhone XS and XS Max: The comprehensive guide to all current iPhones”. So if you are more of a fan of Giesbert Damaschke's manuals, you can buy this book for the new Apple smartphones from October 26, 2018. Here, too, there is the possibility of pre-ordering the paperback book - just have a look with this link.

iPhone XR, iPhone XS and XS Max
Watching a video on your smartphone, sending a WhatsApp message or taking a photo - that is by far not all that the current products from Cupertino can do. If you are looking for a comprehensible guide to the latest iPhones in book form, you can leaf through here.

iPad iOS 12 manual by Anton Ochsenkühn

But let's not lose sight of Anton Ochsenkühn and his omnipotence - you can buy his iOS 28 manual for the iPad from September 12th. So if you want to implement all the tips, tricks and tricks for iOS 12 on the iPad, then the small investment of 19,95 euros could be the right decision;) This book (as well as other titles mentioned here) is on the product page from the mail order company You can also “look inside the book” to see the table of contents and the first articles.

Current iPad guide to the new system
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Current iPad guide to the new system
The iPad iOS 12 manual is moving away from the iPhone and concentrating on tablets compatible with the new operating system and their functions, settings, app options and software peculiarities. Can be ordered through Prime.

Which devices is iOS 12 compatible with?

I would like to close the article with an overview of the devices compatible with iOS 12. This is how you know whether the books mentioned above are something for you and your current mobile device at all. Because not all handheld products from Apple can install the upgrade on the new system.

iPhone iPad iPod Touch
  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 5s
  • 12,9 ″ iPad Pro (2nd generation)
  • 12,9 ″ iPad Pro (1nd generation)
  • 10,5 ″ iPad Pro
  • 9,7 ″ iPad Pro
  • iPad (6th generation)
  • iPad (5th generation)
  • iPad Air 2
  • iPad Air
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPad mini 3
  • iPad mini 2
  • iPod touch (6th generation)

More information and tips on installation and functions: Apple.com 

iOS 13 Manuals: Instructions for the 2019 iPhone Operating System

The iPhone operating system iOS 13 was released in September 2019 with the iPhone 11. This brought the possibility of recording videos with 4K resolution and 60 fps. In the Pro version, there were also three lenses for the camera for the first time. In addition to the new photo and video possibilities that resulted from this, the A13 Bionic Chip led to new high performance of the hardware and thus to new possibilities for using the iPhone. Accordingly, the manuals for iOS 13 offered and still offer new instructions, tips and tricks. You can find an overview of good and very good rated books on the topic in this guide: iOS 13 manuals and guides.

iOS 14 Manuals: Instructions for the 2020 iPhone Operating System

With the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max, Apple went one step further in October 2020. Not only was the A14 Bionic Chip (the first 5 nm chip in a smartphone) introduced into Apple smartphones, which once again led to a considerable increase in performance. The LiDAR scanner was also added to the three camera lenses on the back of the Pro models. Processors, neural engines, graphics processors and many processes could be significantly accelerated and thus made fit for fluid AR applications and other complex features, among other things. You can get information about a good iOS 14 manual here: iOS 14 manual with 4h video tutorials by Anton Ochsenkühn.

iOS 14.5 - Important changes to the iPhone in 2021

The update to iOS 2021 was released at the end of April 14.5, which, in addition to unlocking the iPhone with the Apple Watch, also brought the so-called "App Tracking Transparency". The corresponding setting ensures that apps now have to ask you for permission if they also use you in other apps, on websites in the mobile Browser or want to track something like that; at e.g. B. Personalize ads. Facebook, Instagram, eBay classifieds and Co., among others, have had to ask since then when it comes to tracking. Information about innovations in iOS 14.5 for the iPhone can be found e.g. B. in the following articles:

Which iPhones are compatible with iOS 13 and iOS 14?

This article is the right place for you if you have an Apple iPhone that is at most compatible with iOS 12. Then you will find the right manuals and guides here. You should use the links above for iOS 13 and iOS 14 if you have one of the following devices and have also updated them to the latest system (which is recommended):

  • iPhone 6s (2015)
  • iPhone 6s Plus (2015)
  • iPhone SE (2016)
  • iPhone 7 (2016)
  • iPhone 7Plus (2016)
  • iPhone 8 (2017)
  • iPhone 8Plus (2017)
  • iPhone X (2017)
  • iPhone XR (2018)
  • iPhone XS (2018)
  • iPhone XS Max (2018)
  • 7th Generation iPod Touch (2019)
  • iPhone 11 (2019)
  • iPhone 11 Pro (2019)
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max (2019)
  • iPhone SE (2020)
  • iPhone 12 (2020)
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3 comments

  1. Thomas says:

    Hello Sir,

    great site that you have there, will subscribe to your push news ..

    Unfortunately, I cannot share the euphoria for IOS 12. I have already played all previous updates (up to 12.1) on my iPhone 8 and there is no improvement.

    With normal use, the mobile phone freezes completely with different apps (monkey handles required for RESET)
    When filming videos with a third-party APP, suddenly there is a freeze, streaky screen, in all colors, the app goes out, and takes the phone with it> total crash. Then start up with 3 attempts of the system.

    I have already restored the mobile phone 4x via iTunes, partially deleted apps completely, then it got a little better, but the IOS 12 is still very unstable and unpredictable ...

    I've never seen anything like it in 10 years of iPhone use and IOS updates ... Worst IOS EVER ...

    It can't be the iPhone itself, after all, it ran like clockwork under IOS 11.4 ...!

    At the moment I'm really annoyed, especially since the system errors also affect normal phone calls - not often, but they do happen.

    • sir appleot says:

      Hello Thomas! Thanks! : D Because of iOS 12: That doesn't sound so great ... Have you ever contacted Apple Support? Maybe they can run a diagnosis? Somehow it doesn't just sound like iOS 12 problems ... even if you say that it ran without problems under 11.4 ... but maybe a hardware error occurred promptly and you think it is iOS 12 ... It would be just an idea from me, but it can too be that i'm wrong. LG!

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