How to Get the iPhone User Guide

The iPhone is a very user-friendly device, but it can be a bit foreign to someone that is new to Apple devices. If you find that you have questions about how to accomplish certain things on your iPhone, then you might be looking for a user guide to help you better understand your new phone.

Fortunately there is a user guide that Apple offers, but you need to download it through the iBooks app on your device. The user guide is free, and our tutorial below will show you how you can get it.


Download the iPhone User Guide from the iBooks Store

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 5 using the iOS 8 operating system. Note that you will need to have an Apple ID and be signed in with it in order to download the user guide in the steps below.


Step 1: Open the iBooks app.

open the ibooks app



Step 2: Select the Search option at the bottom of the screen.

select the search option



Step 3: Type “iphone user guide” into the search field at the top of the screen, then select the “iphone user guide” search result. You should select the user guide for the version of iOS that is currently installed on your device. You can read here to learn how to check your iOS version.

type iphone user guide into the search



Step 4: Tap the Get version to the right of the user guide that you wish to download. Note that the user guide is free, and Apple Inc. is listed as the author.

tap the get button



Step 5: Touch the green Get Book button.

tap the get book button



Once the user guide has finished downloading you can tap the Read button to open it.

touch the read button to open the user guide



If you are having trouble finding answers to questions about your iPhone, we have a number of articles to answer many of the most common iPhone questions. You can click here to see them all. newsletter

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