Teach Yourself VISUALLY The new iPad [NOOK Book]


Are you a visual learner? Do you prefer instructions that show you how to do something — and skip the long-winded explanations? If so, then this book is for you. Open it up and you'll find clear, step-by-step screen shots that show you how to tackle more than 130 iPad tasks. Each task-based spread covers a ...

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY The new iPad

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Are you a visual learner? Do you prefer instructions that show you how to do something — and skip the long-winded explanations? If so, then this book is for you. Open it up and you'll find clear, step-by-step screen shots that show you how to tackle more than 130 iPad tasks. Each task-based spread covers a single technique, sure to help you get up and running on your iPad in no time.

You'll learn to:

  • Set up your iPad and iCloud

  • Connect a Bluetooth device

  • Tweet, text, and work with email

  • Sync contacts, calendars, and media

  • Dictate email messages to your iPad

Designed for visual learners

  • Two-page lessons break big topics into bite-sized modules

  • Succinct explanations walk you through step by step

  • Full-color screen shots demonstrate each task

  • Helpful sidebars offer practical tips and tricks

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118330487
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/31/2012
  • Series: Teach Yourself VISUALLY (Tech) , #112
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • File size: 53 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Lonzell Watson is the award-winning author of Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPad, for which he won the 2011 International Award of Excellence. His work also earned him the Distinguished Technical Communication award and Best of Show 2010 from the Society for Technical Communication. Lonzell was also presented the Award of Excellence for Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhoto ’09 in 2009. He is the author of other popular titles, including Canon VIXIA HD Camcorder Digital Field Guide, Final Cut Pro 6 for Digital Video Editors Only, and Teach Yourself VISUALLY Digital Video.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Get to Know the iPad

Set Up iCloud  28

Customize the Home Screen  30

Reset the Default Home Screen Layout  32

Protect Your iPad with a Passcode  34

Configure the iPad Sleep Setting  36

Turn Sounds On and Off  38

Set the Silent/Screen Rotation Lock Switch  39

Adjust the Brightness of the Screen  40

Switch to Airplane Mode  41

Change the iPad Wallpaper  42

Configure Parental Controls  44

Reset the iPad  46

Set Your Notification Center  48

Cut, Copy, and Paste Text  50

Copy and Paste a Photo  52

Search Your iPad by Using Spotlight  54

Chapter 2 Configure the iPad

Understand Internet Access  58

Connect to a Wi-Fi Network  60

Activate Your 4G Service  62

Change the Default Search Engine  64

Explore Browser Security and Privacy Options  66

Manage Multiple Web Pages  68

Read Clutter-Free Web Pages  70

Add an Article to Your Reading List  72

Bookmark Your Favorite Websites  74

Explore Touch-Screen Navigation Tips  76

Turn On AutoFill  78

View an RSS Feed in Safari  80

Connect a Bluetooth Device with the iPad  82

Chapter 3 Browse the Internet

Tweet with Attachments  86

Send iMessages with Messages  88

Learn about Managing Email Accounts  90

Add an Email Account for the First Time  92

Create a New Email Account  94

Specify the Default Email Account  96

Switch to Another Email Account  98

Disable an Email Account 100

Use a Different Server Port 102

Configure Authentication for Outgoing Mail 104

Automatically Check for New Emails 106

Use Dictation to Write Email Messages 108

Bold, Italicize, and Underline Text 110

Use Quote Levels in Mail 112

Mark and Flag Messages 113

Add Mailbox Folders 114

Email a Link to a Web Page 116

Set Message Font Size 118

Create a Custom iPad Signature 120

Disable Remote Message Images 122

Chapter 4 Tweet, Text Message, and Email

Connect Your iPad to a Computer 126

Sync Your iPad over a Wi-Fi Connection 128

Set Up a New iPad with iTunes 130

Sync Your Contacts List 132

Sync Your Calendar 134

Sync Your Email Account 136

Sync Your Bookmarks 138

Sync Music, Music Videos, and Movies 140

Sync Podcasts 142

Sync Books and Audiobooks 144

Sync TV Show Episodes 146

Sync Photos on Your Computer with Your iPad 148

Save Photos from Emails 150

Import Photos from Your Camera 152

Chapter 5 Sync the iPad

Discover What You Can Do with iTunes 156

Set Up an iTunes Account 157

Buy and Download in iTunes 158

Subscribe to Podcasts 160

Rate Content in the iTunes Store 162

Chapter 6 Explore iTunes, Photos, and Videos

Configure iPad Audio Settings 164

Browse and Play Content in the Music App 166

Enable Genius Playlists 168

Create a Genius Playlist 170

Configure Shuffle Settings 171

Create a Standard Playlist in the Music App 172

Play Videos, Movies, and TV Shows 174

Customize Video Settings 176

Capture Photos with Your iPad 178

Shoot Video with Your iPad 180

Get Some FaceTime 182

View Photos on Your iPad 184

Rotate Photos 186

Enhance Photos 187

Reduce Red-Eye 188

Crop Photos 189

Create Albums 190

Send a Photo or Video by Email 192

Create a Custom Slideshow 194

Chapter 7 Enjoy YouTube, iBooks, and Newsstand

Explore YouTube 198

Locate Videos on YouTube 200

Save a Video as a Favorite 202

Email a Link to a Video 204

Understand iBooks Features 206

Purchase and Download E-Books 208

Understand iBooks Navigation Controls 210

Stock Your Newsstand 212

Chapter 8 Organize Your Life with the iPad

Create a To-Do List with Reminders 216

Create a New Contact 218

Edit an Existing Contact 220

Assign an Email Address to a Contact 222

Assign a Web Address to a Contact 224

Assign a Physical Address to a Contact 226

Create a Custom Label for a Contact 228

Add Extra Fields for a Contact 230

Add Notes to a Contact 232

Add Photos to Contacts 234

Create Contact Groups 236

Add Appointments to Your Calendar 238

Edit an Existing Appointment 240

Set Up a Repeating Event 242

Convert an Event to an All-Day Event 244

Set an Alert for an Event 246

Chapter 9 Simplify Your Life with the iPad

Explore Accessibility Options for the Visually and Hearing Impaired 250

Display Your Current Location by Using Maps 252

Get Directions by Using Maps 253

Specify a Location When You Do Not Have an Address 254

Display a Contact’s Location 256

Bookmark a Location 258

Explore iWork 260

Chapter 10 Enhance Your iPad

Explore the App Store 264

Download Free Apps 266

Purchase and Download Apps 268

Move Apps from Your Computer to Your iPad 270

Check for Updates to Apps 272

Accessorize Your iPad 274

Chapter 11 Maintain and Troubleshoot the iPad

Update iPad Software 278

Back Up and Restore Your iPad Using iCloud 280

Restore Your iPad’s Data and Settings Using iTunes 282

Learn to Extend Battery Life 284

Troubleshoot Connected Devices 286

Troubleshoot the Inability to Charge the iPad Battery 288

Troubleshoot Problems with Wi-Fi Accessibility 290

Troubleshoot Why iTunes May Not See Your iPad 292

Troubleshoot the Inability to Sync with iTunes 294

Index  296

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 22, 2012

    A terrific guide!

    Even after attending an iPad workshop at the Apple store, I felt that there was much more to the iPad. The problem was since I did not know what it was capable of doing, I did not know what questions to ask. This is a thorough and easily understandable guide book. I went through it page by page and I cannot tell you how many "AH HA" moments I had. Great book if you are a visual learner!!!

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