The manual for the iPhone 5 describes all of the steps necessary for setting up and personalizing the phone, such as setting up security locks and its fingerprint identification, as well as more advanced features for its use. Readers of the manual can also find the iPhone 5's technological specifications.
The chapter covering the iPhone 5's mail application guides readers through how to compose new messages, save messages they want to finish later as drafts, attach photos and other files to their messages, and how to send messages they would like in hard copy format to a printer.
The chapter on music use on the iPhone 5 outlines how to find and download music from the Apple iTunes store, how to browse through songs by title, artist name or album name, how to make playlists of saved songs, and how to find and navigate through the radio stations of iTunes Radio.
The appendix section covering safety, handling and support addresses matters of maintenance for the iPhone 5. These include a summary of the most safe and unsafe environmental conditions for using an iPhone 5, an introduction of scenarios in which a user may want to restart or reset the iPhone 5 (and how to perform these functions), as well as a guide to what to do if a phone is in need of professional repair work.