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iPad For Seniors For Dummies

Overview

Discover all the incredible things your iPad can do!

So you have an iPad and you're excited to use it, but where do you begin? With this fun and friendly guide, of course! Veteran For Dummies author Nancy Muir walks you through using your iPad for e-mail, video, travel, navigation, reading, games, and more with this all-new update to the bestselling iPad For Seniors For Dummies. Written in the fun-but-straightforward For Dummies style, this helpful guide shares easy-to-follow ...

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Overview

Discover all the incredible things your iPad can do!

So you have an iPad and you're excited to use it, but where do you begin? With this fun and friendly guide, of course! Veteran For Dummies author Nancy Muir walks you through using your iPad for e-mail, video, travel, navigation, reading, games, and more with this all-new update to the bestselling iPad For Seniors For Dummies. Written in the fun-but-straightforward For Dummies style, this helpful guide shares easy-to-follow tips and advice on the latest iPad hardware and operating system and introduces you to some of iPad’s most popular features like Siri, FaceTime, Safari, Maps, Reminders, and Photos to name a few.

  • Covers the iPad Air, iPad with Retina Display, iPad 2, and earlier iPad models and is fully updated for iOS 7!
  • Explains how to organize your calendar, update your contact list, set Reminders for appointments, create to-do lists, and browse the Internet
  • Shows you how to download apps, buy and read e-books, play music, watch movies and TV shows, share photos and video, connect on Facebook, and keep in touch with FaceTime video calling
  • Reassures you on the best ways to get help if you're stumped, set a password, protect the screen, and also shares other safety tips
  • Features a larger font for text, plenty of images, and more callouts to make the book accessible and easy to read

No matter if you’re an iPad newbie or already a tablet technology fan, iPad For Seniors For Dummies, 6th Edition puts the power of iPad in the palm of your hand!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118944387
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/3/2014
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 819,833

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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