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Droid 3 For Dummies [NOOK Book]

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Droid 3 is smart, but you're smarter. And Dan has the plan to help you master your Droid — here's how!

Show your phone who's boss! Droid 3 can make your life easier, and Dan Gookin explains how. First, learn to make calls, send texts, and receive both. Then explore how to set up a Google Voice account; add media to an e-mail; upload a photo to Facebook; get driving directions; buy and download apps, books, and movies; sync to your computer, and...

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Overview

Droid 3 is smart, but you're smarter. And Dan has the plan to help you master your Droid — here's how!

Show your phone who's boss! Droid 3 can make your life easier, and Dan Gookin explains how. First, learn to make calls, send texts, and receive both. Then explore how to set up a Google Voice account; add media to an e-mail; upload a photo to Facebook; get driving directions; buy and download apps, books, and movies; sync to your computer, and more!

  • Meet Droid 3 — set up your phone, install a MicroSD card, manipulate the touchscreen, and use onscreen or sliding keyboards

  • Phone stuff — make and receive calls, set up Google Voice, organize contacts, and answer a call with a text

  • Keep in touch— set up a Gmail account, manage text messages, browse the web, and stay in contact with social networking

  • More fun features — take and share photos and videos, organize your music library, read e-books, and play games

  • Make it yours — customize the Home screen, manage battery life, create a mobile hotspot, and keep your Droid 3 secure

Open the book and find:

  • Why you need a MicroSD card

  • Advice on using widgets

  • Sliding keyboard typing tips

  • Social networking app advice

  • How to shoot video and upload it to YouTube

  • Games and apps you can't live without

  • How to make inexpensive international calls with Skype Mobile

  • Fixes for common Droid 3 problems

Learn to:

  • Set up your Droid 3, use all its features, make calls, and text

  • Get online wirelessly, surf the web, and manage your social networks

  • Download maps, shoot video, play music, shop for apps, and more

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118198568
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/7/2011
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • File size: 18 MB
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Meet the Author

Dan Gookin is the bestselling author who wrote the original For Dummies book in 1991. With more than 12 million copies in print, his books have been translated into 32 languages and explain hardware, software, smartphones, and other technology topics in plain English. Visit Dan's website at www.wambooli.com.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Droid, Droid, Droid 7

Chapter 1: Thrice the Droid, Thrice the Fun 9

Chapter 2: Setup and Configuration 21

Chapter 3: The Droid 3 Tour 33

Chapter 4: The Keyboard-and-Text Chapter 49

Part II: Basic Phone 65

Chapter 5: Yes, It Can Make Phone Calls 67

Chapter 6: Advanced Phone Duties 81

Chapter 7: At the Sound of the Tone . . . 91

Chapter 8: Your Address Book 99

Part III: Nonverbal Communications 115

Chapter 9: Don’t Say It — Text It 117

Chapter 10: Mail of the Electronic Kind 127

Chapter 11: Fun on the Web 143

Chapter 12: Friends and Followers 155

Part IV: Magical and Nontraditional Activities 165

Chapter 13: There's a Map for That 167

Chapter 14: Picture This, Video That 181

Chapter 15: Your Digital Photo Album 193

Chapter 16: Music, Music, Music 205

Chapter 17: Even More Apps 217

Chapter 18: Behold the Android Market 233

Part V: Nuts and Bolts 245

Chapter 19: No Wires Ever!  247

Chapter 20: Connect, Store, Share 259

Chapter 21: On the Road Again 271

Chapter 22: Personalize Your Droid 3 281

Chapter 23: Maintenance and Troubleshooting 295

Part VI: The Part of Tens 309

Chapter 24: Ten Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts 311

Chapter 25: Ten Things to Remember 319

Chapter 26: Ten Worthy Apps 325

Index 331

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  • Posted October 9, 2011

    Droid 3 and 4g

    The droid three does NOT run on the 4g network.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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