iPad Portable Genius

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Make the most of your iPad with these savvy tips and techniques

The iPad, iPad Air, and iPad mini are taking the world by storm. This no-nonsense guide covers everything you want to know to take full advantage of all your iPad has to offer. Along with necessary basics about the newest iPad; iPad Air, iPad mini; and iOS; it gives you smart; innovative ways to accomplish a variety of tasks and tips to help you ...

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Overview

Make the most of your iPad with these savvy tips and techniques

The iPad, iPad Air, and iPad mini are taking the world by storm. This no-nonsense guide covers everything you want to know to take full advantage of all your iPad has to offer. Along with necessary basics about the newest iPad; iPad Air, iPad mini; and iOS; it gives you smart; innovative ways to accomplish a variety of tasks and tips to help you maximize the convenience of your Apple digital lifestyle.

  • More than 100 million iPads have been sold; and the number continues to grow
  • Hip and practical; Portable Genius guides are packed with suggestions and tricks to help devotees of the Apple digital lifestyle get the most from their devices
  • This guide includes tips and techniques you may not discover just by using your iPad; including creative ways to save time and effort
  • Previous editions of this book have sold more than 74,000 copies

iPad Portable Genius, 2nd Edition is the ultimate guide to a productive relationship with your iPad.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118932148
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/24/2014
  • Series: Portable Genius Series
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 359,566
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul McFedries has written more than 85 books that have sold four million copies worldwide, including iPhone Portable Genius and all previous editions of iPad Portable Genius. Paul encourages all readers to drop by his website at www.mcfedries.com.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements v

Introduction xvi

Chapter 1 How Do I Start My iPad or iPad mini? 2

Using the Home Buttom 4

Working with the Side Switch 7

Operating the Volume Controls 8

Getting to Know the Rest of the Tablet 8

Operating the Touchscreen 11

Running Your Tablet from the Control Center 18

Chapter 2 How Do I Connect to a Network? 20

Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network 22

Forgetting a Wi-Fi network 25

Working with Cellular Network Connections 29

Switching Your Tablet to Airplane Mode 32

Connecting Your Tablet to a Bluetooth Device 33

Chapter 3 How Do I Configure My iPad or iPad mini? 38

Creating a Custom Home Screen 40

Working with App Notifications 44

More Useful Configuration Techniques 48

Configuring Your Tablet for Social Networking 58

Chapter 4 How Do I Keep My iPad or iPad mini in Sync? 62

Connecting Your Tablet to Your Computer 64

Syncing Your Tablet Automatically 66

Syncing Your Tablet Manually 68

Syncing Your Tablet via Wi-Fi 69

Taking Syncing to a Higher Level 70

Syncing Your Tablet with iCloud 76

Chapter 5 How Can I Get More Out of Web Surfing? 84

Touchscreen Tips for Surfing 86

Browsing tips for Faster Surfing 88

Filling in Online Forms 100

Getting Even More Out of Safari 105

Chapter 6 How Do I Make the Most of E-mail? 114

Managing Your E-mail Accounts 116

Configuring E-mail Accounts 124

Configuring E-mail Messages 127

Chapter 7 How Do I Manage My E-book Library? 140

Understanding E-book Formats 142

Syncing E-books 144

Managing Your iBooks Library 146

Reading with iBooks 153

Reading Other E-books 159

Reading Magazines with Newsstand 159

Chapter 8 How Can I Have Fun with Photos? 162

Syncing and Importing Photos 164

Browsing and Viewing Photos 171

Getting More Out of Photos 174

Editing Photos 178

Sharing Photos 181

Using the Cameras 185

Chapter 9 How Can I Get More Out of Listening to Audio? 190

Preparing iTunes Audio for Your Tablet 192

Syncing Audio 195

Working with the Music App 202

Getting More Out of the Audio Features 211

Customizing the iPad audio settings 213

Controlling music with Siri voice commands 214

Chapter 10 How Can I Work with Video on My iPad or iPad mini? 216

Syncing Videos 218

Other Ways to Watch Video 223

Recording and Editing Video 225

Chapter 11 How Do I Manage Contacts? 234

Syncing Your Contacts 236

Getting Started with Contacts 238

Creating and Editing Contacts 239

Getting More Out of Contacts 245

Chapter 12 How Do I Track My Appointments 252

Syncing Your Calendars 254

Getting Started with the Calendar App 256

Tracking Your Events 257

Getting More Out of the Calendar App 262

Working with Reminders 266

Chapter 13 How Can I Navigate My World with iPad? 272

Finding Your Way with Maps and GPS 274

Configuring Location Services 286

Chapter 14 How Do I Protect or Fix My iPad or iPad mini? 292

Protecting Your Tablet with a Passcode 294

Configuring Yoru Tablet to Sleep Automatically 297

Backing Up Your Tablet 298

Configuring Parental Controls 299

Locating and Protecting a Lost iPad 300

General Troubleshooting Techniques 305

Taking Care of the Battery 310

Solving Specific Problems 313

Glossary 320

Index 324

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 23, 2014

    Get an i pad not a nook

    Get an i pad not a nook because nooks fail and have SO MANY FLAWS. My nook is a HUGE DISIPOINTMENT SO IM GETTING AN I PAD

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    Posted April 27, 2014

    Get a pink ipad

    Kiss ur hand 3 times repost this 3 times and check ur pillow &hearts

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    Posted September 25, 2012

    To the person who wrote "sounds intresting"

    In that case, you should read the free sample. Sorry, I can only give suggestins, as I have not read this book yet.

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    Posted August 15, 2012

    Sounds interesting

    Sounds interesting and helpful

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