CHAPTER 13 | Tips for Using Calendar, Contacts, Reminders, and Notes 341 From the Mail, Contacts, Calendars submenu within Settings, under the Calendars heading, determine how far back in your schedule you want to sync appointment data between your primary computer and your iOS device(s). Your options include Events 2 Weeks Back, Events 1 Month Back, Events 3 Months Back, Events 6 Months Back, and All Events. All Events is the default option. Tap on the Time Zone Override option and then turn on the virtual switch associated with this feature if you want the Calendar app to always show event dates and times in your home time zone, regardless of which alternate time zone you’ve traveled to. After you turn on the virtual switch associated with this feature, tap on the Time Zone option to select a home time zone. USE THE CONTACTS APP TO KEEP TRACK OF PEOPLE YOU KNOW Contact information related to the people in your life, as well as companies you do business with, can all be stored and easily managed using the Contacts app. Your personal contacts database might include people you work with, customers, clients, family members, people from your community with whom you interact (doctors, hair stylist, barber, dry cleaners, and so on), your real-world friends, and your online friends from Facebook, for example. WHAT’S NEW From the Home screen when using an iPhone 6s or iPhone 6 Plus, press and hold your finger on the Contacts app icon to view a pop-up menu that enables you to quickly create a new contact entry or view your own entry in the Contacts database, which is referred to as My Info (shown in Figure 13.8). Be sure to create an entry for yourself in your Contacts database and populate it with as much information as possible, because many other apps will access this information in the future for a variety of reasons. As you receive incoming emails, if the sender includes their details within their email, and this information is not stored within your Contacts app already, you’ll have the ability to add it. This is also true if the sender updates their contact information, and it doesn’t match what’s stored within the Contacts app. Within the Mail app, as you’re reading the email, you’ll be given the opportunity to create a new contact or update the existing contact’s entry within the Contacts app. For this feature to work, launch Settings, tap on the Mail, Contacts, Calendar option, and then turn on the virtual switch associated with the Contacts Found in Mail option.