Droid Bionic For Dummies [NOOK Book]

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The Droid Bionic beckons — answer its call with help from For Dummies and Dan!

Droid Bionic. Sound a little intimidating? Never fear; Dan Gookin is here to reassure you that your Droid Bionic is not only harmless —it's helpful. See how easily you can type on it, phone friends, shoot and upload photos, create mobile hotspots, download music, locate restaurants, watch videos, shop for apps, keep your ...

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Droid Bionic For Dummies

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Overview

The Droid Bionic beckons — answer its call with help from For Dummies and Dan!

Droid Bionic. Sound a little intimidating? Never fear; Dan Gookin is here to reassure you that your Droid Bionic is not only harmless —it's helpful. See how easily you can type on it, phone friends, shoot and upload photos, create mobile hotspots, download music, locate restaurants, watch videos, shop for apps, keep your appointments, and more!

  • Basic Bionic business — find your way around the Home screen, configure your Google account, and type or Swype

  • Your calling card — make and receive calls, manage contacts in your address book, and set up voicemail

  • More ways to communicate — text, e-mail, update your Facebook status, and browse the web from your phone

  • The flashy stuff — take photos and videos, find your way with the Maps app, build music playlists, and use the Bionic calendar

  • No wires attached — access a Wi-Fi network, make an HDMI connection, manage battery performance, and keep your Droid happy

Open the book and find:

  • Awesome accessories to add some bling to your Bionic

  • How to dictate text to your phone

  • Steps for setting up conference calls with your colleagues and friends

  • How to assign speed-dial numbers and ringtones

  • Help making cheap international calls with Skype

  • Tips on securing your Droid Bionic

  • How to use your phone as a radio

  • Dan's favorite Bionic apps

  • How to surf the web at über-fast 4G LTE speed

Learn to:

  • Set up your Droid Bionic and tour all its cool features

  • Download your favorite games, videos, music, e-books, apps, and more

  • Text, e-mail, update your Facebook status, and take fantastic photos

IN FULL COLOR!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118232392
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/30/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 915,119
  • File size: 19 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Dan Gookin, the bestselling author of the first For Dummies book, has enjoyed worldwide success with books that have been translated into 32 languages and have more than 12 million copies in print. His bestsellers include PCs For Dummies, Laptops For Dummies, and Droid X For Dummies.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: A Bionic Phone 7

Chapter 1: Bionic Greetings 9

Chapter 2: Power On, Set Up, and Power Off 23

Chapter 3: Get to Know Your Phone 35

Chapter 4: Text and Typing on a Touchscreen 51

Part II: Yes, It's a Phone 69

Chapter 5: The Telephone Thing 71

Chapter 6: Advanced Phone Duties 87

Chapter 7: Viva Voice Mail 97

Chapter 8: The Bionic Address Book 105

Part III: It's More than Just a Phone 121

Chapter 9: Say It with Your Thumbs 123

Chapter 10: The E-Mail Chapter135

Chapter 11: Fun on the Web 151

Chapter 12: The Social Networking Craze 163

Part IV: It Can Do What? 173

Chapter 13: Find It with the Maps App 175

Chapter 14: It’s a Camera, Too 189

Chapter 15: A Bionic Photo Album 201

Chapter 16: Thank You for the Music 215

Chapter 17: App Attack!  227

Chapter 18: A Market Full of Apps 243

Part V: Various and Sundry 255

Chapter 19: More or Less Wireless 257

Chapter 20: The Bionic Connection 269

Chapter 21: Far, Far Away 281

Chapter 22: Personalize and Configure 291

Chapter 23: Maintenance, Help, and Troubleshooting 305

Part VI: The Part of Tens 321

Chapter 24: Ten Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts 323

Chapter 25: Ten Things to Remember 331

Chapter 26: Ten Worthy Apps 337

Index 343

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  • Posted April 16, 2012

    Great for learning about this phone

    Helped me learn to know how my phone works

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