iPad For Seniors For Dummies

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The easy way for seniors to master the iPad

Buying and getting started with an iPad or iPad Mini can be intimidating for people of any age, but it doesn't have to be. This new edition of iPad For Seniors For Dummies provides straightforward, easy-to-understand coverage of the latest tips and tricks to getting the most out of your iPad. You'll get clear instructions for setting up setting up your iPad, mastering the multi-touch interface, and synching your data. Next, you'll dig ...

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Overview

The easy way for seniors to master the iPad

Buying and getting started with an iPad or iPad Mini can be intimidating for people of any age, but it doesn't have to be. This new edition of iPad For Seniors For Dummies provides straightforward, easy-to-understand coverage of the latest tips and tricks to getting the most out of your iPad. You'll get clear instructions for setting up setting up your iPad, mastering the multi-touch interface, and synching your data. Next, you'll dig a big deeper and discover how to work in the iCloud, set up iTunes on your iPad, browse the Internet, send and receive e-mails, text with iMessage, download apps from the App Store, make video calls with FaceTime, work with Siri, import pictures, get organized with Reminders, find your way with Maps, and so much more.

Written in plain English and complemented with full-color photographs that bring the information to life, iPad For Seniors For Dummies helps even the most techno-phobic readers understand and master the iPad's myriad capabilities. Whether you're looking to curl up with a good iBook, stay connected with your kids and grandkids on social media, capture photos and videos—or anything in between—everything you need is at your fingertips.

  • Updated throughout to cover the latest features of the iPad and iPad Mini
  • Contains the latest information on Apple's new iPad hardware and new iOS software
  • Designed with large-print figures and drawings to make it more accessible for seniors
  • iPad sales are hot with no sign of slowing down

If you're a senior looking to get started with your first iPad, this friendly guide makes it easier.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118728260
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/9/2013
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 58,992
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Nancy C. Muir is a writer and consultant as well as the author of more than 100 books on business and technology, including multiple editions of iPhone For Seniors For Dummies. She also writes a technology column for Retirenet.com.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Making the iPad Yours 7

Chapter 1: Buying Your iPad 9

Chapter 2: Looking Over the Home Screen 27

Chapter 3: Getting Going 55

Chapter 4: Making Your iPad More Accessible 69

Part II: Taking the Leap Online 89

Chapter 5: Browsing the Internet with Safari 91

Chapter 6: Working with E-mail in Mail 115

Chapter 7: Getting Social with FaceTime, Twitter, and iMessage 133

Chapter 8: Shopping the iTunes Store 147

Chapter 9: Expanding Your iPad Horizons with Apps 161

Part III: Having Fun and Consuming Media 175

Chapter 10: Using Your iPad as an E-Reader 177

Chapter 11: Playing with Music on iPad 205

Chapter 12: Playing with Photos 217

Chapter 13: Getting the Most Out of Video Features 237

Chapter 14: Playing Games 247

Chapter 15: Finding Your Way with Maps 261

Part IV: Managing Your Life and Your iPad 281

Chapter 16: Keeping On Schedule with Calendar 283

Chapter 17: Working with Reminders and Notifications 303

Chapter 18: Managing Contacts 317

Chapter 19: Talking to Your iPad with Siri 337

Chapter 20: Making Notes 351

Chapter 21: Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your iPad 365

Index 381

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 22, 2012

    highly recommended

    Easy to understand and follow. Good companion for the new ipad as well as the old.

    Size of print and graphics a plus for "older eyes".

    I am confident that I can take full advantage of my ipad.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 8, 2013

    recommend

    even moreI found I knew more than I thought. I learned more

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2014

    highly recommend for first time senior ipad owner

    Book is very detailed for first time ipad owner that had any tech background . Very basic and easy to understand .

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2014

    Perfect for Seniors

    A great learning source for seniors entering the iPad world.

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