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Android Phones and Tablets For Dummies Dan Gookin

Android Phones and Tablets For Dummies By Dan Gookin

Android Phones and Tablets For Dummies by Dan Gookin

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Android Phones and Tablets For Dummies Summary

Android Phones and Tablets For Dummies by Dan Gookin

Outsmart your new Android Getting a smartphone or tablet can be intimidating for anyone, but this user-friendly guide is here to help you to get the most out of all your new gadget has to offer! Whether you're upgrading from an older model or totally new to the awesome world of Androids, this book makes it easier than ever to get up and running with the latest technology. From setup and configuration to taking advantage of all those intricate bells and whistles, Android Phones & Tablets For Dummies helps you unleash everything your Android can do for you. If you're looking to use your phone or tablet for texting, emailing, accessing the Internet, or anything in between, you'll want to keep this go-to reference close by every step of the way. * Make sense of the phone features * Find your way around with navigation * Capture moments on the camera * Seamlessly sync with a PC or Mac Who needs a headache when dealing with a new device? This book makes it totally pain free!

About Dan Gookin

Dan Gookin wrote the very first For Dummies book in 1991. The author of several bestsellers, Dan enjoys worldwide success with books that have been translated into 32 languages and have more than 12 million copies in print.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1 About This Book 1 How to Use This Book 2 Foolish Assumptions 3 Icons Used in This Book 4 Contacting the Author 5 Beyond the Book 5 Part 1: Your Own Android 7 Chapter 1: An Out-of-the-Box Experience 9 Liberation 9 Device Assembly 11 Charge the Battery 14 Android Exploration 16 Where to Keep Your Digital Pal 21 Chapter 2: The On-Off Chapter 23 Greetings, Android 23 Add More Accounts 29 Farewell, Android 30 Chapter 3: Android Tour 33 Basic Operations 33 Home Screen Chores 39 The World of Apps 45 Common Android Icons 48 Chapter 4: Type to Type, Text to Edit 51 Onscreen Keyboard Mania 51 Everybody Was Touchscreen Typing 54 Google Voice Typing 58 Text Editing 60 Part 2: Stay Connected 63 Chapter 5: Telephone Stuff 65 Reach Out and Touch Someone 66 It's for You! 72 Multi-Call Mania 74 Chapter 6: Forward Calls, Missed Calls, and Voicemail 77 Forward Calls Elsewhere 78 Who Called Who When? 80 Voicemail 82 Chapter 7: The Address Book 87 The People You Know 87 Making New Friends 92 Manage Your Friends 94 Chapter 8: Text Me 99 Msg 4U 100 Multimedia Messages 105 Text Message Management 106 Chapter 9: You've Got Email 109 Android Email 109 You've Got Mail 114 Compose a New Email Epistle 117 Message Attachments 119 Email Configuration 122 Chapter 10: Web Browsing 125 The Web Browser App 126 Behold the Web 126 The Art of Downloading 134 Web Browser Controls and Settings 136 Chapter 11: Digital Social Life 139 Share Your Life on Facebook 139 A Virtual Hangout 144 Let's All Tweet 147 Skype the World 149 Other Social Networking Opportunities 151 Part 3: Amazing Android Feats 153 Chapter 12: There's a Map for That 155 Map 101 155 It Knows Where You Are 161 Find Things 163 Android the Navigator 166 Chapter 13: Everyone Say Cheese! 169 The Android's Camera 169 The Google Camera App 171 Camera Settings and Options 174 Chapter 14: Your Digital Photo Album 181 The Photos App 181 Edit and Manage Images 185 Set Your Pictures and Videos Free 189 Chapter 15: Music, Music, Music 191 The Hits Just Keep On Comin' 191 Add Some Music to Your Life 196 Organize Your Music 199 Music from the Stream 202 Chapter 16: Various and Sundry Apps 203 Clock 203 Calculator 205 Calendar 206 eBook Reader 210 Game Machine 212 Your Pal, Google 213 Video Entertainment 215 Chapter 17: Google Play Shopping 217 Welcome to the Store 217 Google Play Tricks 225 Part 4: Nuts and Bolts 229 Chapter 18: It's a Wireless Life 231 Android Wireless Networking 231 Share the Connection 238 The Bluetooth Connection 241 Android, Beam It to Me 244 Chapter 19: Connect, Share, and Store 247 The USB Connection 247 Files Back and Forth 253 Android Storage Mysteries 259 Chapter 20: Apps and Widgets 263 Apps and Widgets on the Home Screen 263 App Management 271 Apps Drawer Organization 279 Chapter 21: Customize and Configure 281 It's Your Home Screen - and Lock Screen 281 Display Settings 286 Keyboard Settings 288 Audio Adjustments 291 Chapter 22: Android Security 293 Lock Your Android 293 Other Security Features 299 Chapter 23: On the Road Again 305 Where the Android Roams 306 International Calling 308 You Can Take It with You 309 The Android Goes Abroad 312 Chapter 24: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Help 315 The Maintenance Chore 316 Battery Care and Feeding 318 Help and Troubleshooting 322 Valuable Android Q&A 325 Part 5: The Part of Tens 329 Chapter 25: Ten Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts 331 Switch Apps Quickly 332 Deploy the Flashlight 332 Shoot a Panorama 333 Avoid Data Surcharges 334 Watch Your Android Dream 335 Create a Kid's Account 336 Add Spice to Dictation 338 Visit the Dictionary 339 Add Useful Widgets 340 Take a Screen Shot 341 Chapter 26: Ten Things to Remember 343 Dictate Text 343 Change the Orientation 344 Work the Quick Settings 344 Employ Keyboard Suggestions 345 Avoid the Battery Hogs 345 Unlock and Launch Apps 345 Enjoy Phone Tricks 346 Check Your Schedule 347 Snap a Pic of That Contact 348 Use Google Assistant 348 Index 349

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Android Phones and Tablets For Dummies by Dan Gookin
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John Wiley & Sons Inc
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