The New iPad in Easy Steps

Overview

The new iPad in easy steps is ideal for navigating your way through the myriad features offered by this sleek device.

It starts by showing how to optimize your setting so your new device functions exactly how you want. Then, it covers all you need to know: emails, web browsing, photos, music, videos, maps, games and iBooks to running presentations, using apps, syncing with other devices, reading and writing documents. Includes tips and tricks, ...

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Overview

The new iPad in easy steps is ideal for navigating your way through the myriad features offered by this sleek device.

It starts by showing how to optimize your setting so your new device functions exactly how you want. Then, it covers all you need to know: emails, web browsing, photos, music, videos, maps, games and iBooks to running presentations, using apps, syncing with other devices, reading and writing documents. Includes tips and tricks, and even features not widely publicized by Apple.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781840785357
  • Publisher: In Easy Steps Limited
  • Publication date: 7/10/2012
  • Series: In Easy Steps Series
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,378,896
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author


Drew Provan is currently a senior lecturer at Queen Mary's School of Medicine and Dentistry in London.

Drew enjoys writing, editing and typesetting and have been involved with the production of a number of medical books. He also writes for GP Magazine and has written pieces for other publications including Financial Times, Tesco Healthy Living, Reader's Digest, and patient support group publications. Drew uses technology extensively at home and at work, for creating music, reading, writing, databases and giving presentations. As an early adopter of the iPad he has almost stopped using his laptop and switched over to the iPad for most of his computing and multimedia needs.

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Table of Contents

1 Welcome to the new iPad! 9

Welcome to the iPad! 10

iPad Specifications 11

Finding Your Way Around 12

Home Button & Screen 14

Default Applications 16

The Display & Keyboard 17

Caps Lock & Autocorrect 20

Can I Use a Real Keyboard? 22

Keyboard Tricks 23

Select, Copy & Paste Text 24

Making Corrections 25

Finding Things on the iPad 26

Making Folders 27

Multitasking 28

Accessorize Your iPad 29

2 Getting Started 31

Turn the iPad On & Register 32

Sync Your Data 34

Syncing Other Data 39

If All Your Music Won't Fit 43

Sync Videos 44

Sync TV Shows 45

Sync Podcasts 46

Sync Books 47

Syncing Your Photos 48

Getting the iPad Online 49

The Preinstalled Apps 50

Restore and Reset the iPad 62

3 iPad Settings 63

Up in the Air 64

Getting online with Wi-Fi 65

Setting up Notifications 67

Cellular Data 68

Set up Your Wallpaper 69

The iPad as a Picture Frame 70

General Settings 71

Mail, Contacts, Calendars 73

4 Browsing the Web 79

Launching Safari 80

Browsing Web Pages 81

Save Your Pages: Bookmarks 82

Safari History 83

Add Links to Home Screen 84

Safari Privacy 85

Other Web Browsers 86

5 Mail 87

What is Mail? 88

POP or IMAP? 89

Composing an Email 90

Receiving and Reading Emails 92

Searching for Emails 94

Deleting Unwanted Emails 95

Retrieve Deleted Emails 96

Get Organized! 97

6 Photos 99

Getting Photos onto the iPad 100

Using SD Card or Camera 101

Adding Photos from Email 102

Viewing Your Photos 103

Viewing Places 104

Other Photos Controls 105

Photos Slideshow 106

Emailing Your Photos 107

Adding Photos to Contacts 109

Use the Inbuilt Cameras 110

Use Photos as Wallpaper 111

Picture Frame Options 112

7 Videos 113

Getting Video onto the iPad 114

Playing Videos 115

Purchased or Rented Movies 117

Removing Videos from iPad 118

Watch Movies on TV or Screen 119

What About Music Videos? 120

Recording and Editing Video 121

8 You Tube 123

Launching You Tube 124

You Tube Controls 125

Rating You Tube Videos 126

Watching You Tube Videos 127

Using Your TV for Viewing 128

9 Calendar 129

Calendar Navigation 130

The Calendar Views 131

Adding Events 133

Editing Calendar Events 134

Deleting Events 135

Sync Calendar with iTunes 136

Using Google Calendar 137

Calendar Alarms 138

10 Contacts 139

Exploring the Contacts App 140

Adding Contacts 142

Edit and Delete Contacts 144

Assigning Photos 145

Sharing Contact Details 146

11 Notes 147

What is the Notes App? 148

Adding a New Note 149

Emailing Notes 150

Syncing Notes 151

Can You Change Notes Font? 152

12 Maps 153

What is Maps? 154

The Maps Views 155

Finding Places 156

Your Current Location 157

Marking Locations 158

Get Directions 160

Traffic Conditions 162

13 Music 163

The Music Interface 164

Music Controls 166

The Library 168

Playing Music 169

Podcasts 170

Creating Playlists 171

Genius Mixes 172

14 iTunes Store 173

Welcome to the iTunes Store 174

Music 176

Films 177

TV Programs 178

Podcasts 179

Audiobooks 180

iTunesU 181

iPad Social Networking: Ping 182

15 The App Store 183

App Store Layout 184

Featured Apps 185

Top Charts 186

Categories 187

Finding Apps 189

Buying Apps 190

Keeping Apps Up-To-Date 191

Submitting Reviews 192

Deleting Apps 193

Syncing Your Apps 194

Creating Folders 195

16 iBooks 197

The iBooks Interface 198

Open a Book 200

Using the Dictionary 203

Find Occurrences of Words 204

Adjust the Screen Brightness 205

Portrait or Landscape? 206

Using the iBookstore 207

Changing Fonts and Size 210

Purchasing Books 211

Find More Books by Author 212

Tell A Friend 213

ebooks From Other Sources 214

17 The iPad at Work 215

Storing, Syncing and Editing 216

Apple iWork Suite 218

Using iPad for Presentations 223

Editing Microsoft Office Files 224

Get the Latest News 226

Get Organized! 227

Printing from iPad 228

18 Accessibility Options 229

Universal Access 230

VoiceOver 231

Zoom Features 232

White on Black & Mono Audio 233

Triple-Click to get Home 234

Index 235

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