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The MOTOROLA ATRIX may be sharp, but you'll be sharper with help from this fun and easy smartphone guide!

The ATRIX is a gadget freak's dream. This smartphone is so smart, it can be a computer, an alarm clock, and an HD movie viewer with the help of just a few accessories. You'll learn how to do everything from charging the battery to multimedia messaging to creating a mobile hotspot, taking video, and more, with top-notch tips and terrific ...

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Motorola ATRIX For Dummies

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Overview

The MOTOROLA ATRIX may be sharp, but you'll be sharper with help from this fun and easy smartphone guide!

The ATRIX is a gadget freak's dream. This smartphone is so smart, it can be a computer, an alarm clock, and an HD movie viewer with the help of just a few accessories. You'll learn how to do everything from charging the battery to multimedia messaging to creating a mobile hotspot, taking video, and more, with top-notch tips and terrific tricks from For Dummies authors Dan Gookin and Bill Loguidice.

  • Meet the ATRIX — learn about setup, orientation, opening a Google® account, typing on the ATRIX, and using built-in apps

  • Basic phone stuff — use voice dialing, speed dial, and call forwarding; set up carrier voicemail; and manage contacts

  • When ATRIX meets computer — share information between computer and phone, sync with doubleTwist, and configure a Wi-Fi hotspot

  • Apps and more apps — work with the calendar and alarm clock, listen to music, watch videos, or browse the Android Market

  • On the move — make international calls, set up security, and manage battery life when you're on the road and on the go

Open the book and find:

  • A tour of the ATRIX 4G and advice on setting it up

  • Essential ATRIX 4G operations

  • How to Swype instead of type

  • Instructions for setting up a Google Voice account

  • Tips on multimedia messaging

  • All about syncing and sharing

  • How to get social with Facebook, Twitter, and other sites

  • Maintenance tips and security secrets

Learn to:

  • Dock your ATRIX and use it as a laptop, multimedia hub, or GPS

  • Shoot and share photos, record HD video, and download apps

  • Stay connected via e-mail and social networks

IN FULL COLOR!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118142868
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/15/2011
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • File size: 20 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Dan Gookin is the bestselling author of the very first For Dummies book and 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 and Laptops For Dummies.

Bill Loguidice is cofounder and managing director of Armchair Arcade, one of PC Magazine's Top 100 Web Sites.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Hello, Atrix 4G 7

Chapter 1: An Atrix 4G of Your Own 9

Chapter 2: Setup and Configuration 27

Chapter 3: The Basic Atrix 4G Tour 43

Chapter 4: Human–Atrix 4G Interaction 57

Part II: Your Phone Basics 73

Chapter 5: It Makes Calls Too 75

Chapter 6: More Phone Stuff 89

Chapter 7: Message for You! 99

Chapter 8: The Friends, Enemies, and Contacts in Your Phone 107

Part III: Going Above and Beyond the Call 121

Chapter 9: When Your Thumbs Do the Talking 123

Chapter 10: The Electronic Missive 133

Chapter 11: Out on the Web 147

Chapter 12: The Social Networks 159

Chapter 13: The Atrix 4G Connection 169

Part IV: Your Phone as Utility Belt 187

Chapter 14: Fun with Maps and Navigation 189

Chapter 15: Say "Cheese" 201

Chapter 16: The Atrix 4G Guggenheim 209

Chapter 17: Music Is Your Atrix 4G 221

Chapter 18: The Apps and Nothing but the Apps 235

Chapter 19: More Apps from the Android Market 247

Part V: Off the Hook 257

Chapter 20: Out and About 259

Chapter 21: Customize Your Phone 267

Chapter 22: Maintenance and Troubleshooting 283

Part VI: The Part of Tens 297

Chapter 23: Ten Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts 299

Chapter 24: Ten Things to Remember 307

Chapter 25: Ten Worthy Apps 313

Index 319

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