Android Tablets For Dummies

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Make your Android do your bidding with help from bestselling author Dan Gookin

Congratulations on your new Android tablet! Whether you're new to Android or new to tablets altogether, you're about to experience mobile computing like never before with this fun, full-color guide. Written in the trademark For Dummies style, this light-hearted reference takes a look at those features common to all Android tablets and all the amazing things your ...

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Overview

Make your Android do your bidding with help from bestselling author Dan Gookin

Congratulations on your new Android tablet! Whether you're new to Android or new to tablets altogether, you're about to experience mobile computing like never before with this fun, full-color guide. Written in the trademark For Dummies style, this light-hearted reference takes a look at those features common to all Android tablets and all the amazing things your Android tablet can do for you.

Longtime For Dummies author Dan Gookin walks you through setting up your tablet, navigating the interface, browsing the web, setting up e-mail, connecting to social media, and finding plenty of apps, music, books, and movies to indulge all your interests.

  • Covers all Android tablets – from popular favorites like the Samsung Galaxy Tab and Nexus to devices from other manufacturers like Asus, Coby, Motorola, and more – and explores the features native to all Android tablets, regardless of maker
  • Explains how to customize your tablet, set up a Google account, connect with Wi-Fi, and choose the right apps for your personalized experience
  • Shows you how to shoot and share photos, make video calls, use navigation tools, play music, enjoy movies and TV shows, maintain your schedule, and more
  • Includes helpful maintenance and troubleshooting tips to keep your Android up and running

If you're eager to learn the ins and outs of your Android device, Android Tablets For Dummies, 2nd Edition is your go-to-guide to all things Android.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118543191
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/29/2013
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 269,703
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 7.30 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Dan Gookin, who wrote the very first For Dummies book, enjoys worldwide success as the author of several bestsellers. He is the author of Samsung Galaxy Tabs For Dummies, Nexus Tablets For Dummies, Word 2013 For Dummies, and Android Phones For Dummies.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with Android Tablets 7

Chapter 1: That Out-of-the-Box Experience 9

Chapter 2: Android Tablet On and Off 19

Chapter 3: How the Tablet Works 31

Chapter 4: Creating and Editing Text 45

Part II: Stay in Touch 57

Chapter 5: All Your Friends 59

Chapter 6: You’ve Got E-Mail 71

Chapter 7: Tablet Web Browsing 85

Chapter 8: Digital Social Life 97

Chapter 9: Like a Phone Does 107

Part III: Omni Tablet 121

Chapter 10: There’s a Map for That 123

Chapter 11: Everyone Say, “Cheese!” 137

Chapter 12: Digital Photo Album 147

Chapter 13: Music, Music, Music 161

Chapter 14: Other Amazing Feats 175

Chapter 15: More Apps 189

Part IV: Nuts and Bolts 199

Chapter 16: It’s a Wireless Life 201

Chapter 17: Connect, Share, and Store 215

Chapter 18: On the Road 227

Chapter 19: Customize Your Android Tablet 233

Chapter 20: Maintenance and Troubleshooting 247

Part V: The Part of Tens 259

Chapter 21: Ten Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts 261

Chapter 22: Ten Things to Remember 269

Chapter 23: Ten Great Free Apps 275

Index 281

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