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A quick and easy reference to get the most out of your Android tablet
It's not a computer and it's not a smartphone—so what in the world is it? Whether you're new to Android or new to tablets altogether, you're about to experience mobile computing like never before with this fun, full-color guide! In Android Tablets For Dummies, you'll find clear, easy-to-follow explanations for making sense of all the features native to Android tablets, as well as model-specific guidance.
Inside, trusted tech guru Dan Gookin—who wrote the very first For Dummies book in 1991—walks you through setting up your Android tablet, navigating the interface, browsing the web, setting up email, finding the best apps, and so much more. No matter which Android tablet tickles your fancy, this hands-on guide takes the intimidation out of the technology and gives you everything you need to make the most of your new device.
- Set up your tablet, configure the Home screen, and get connected
- Surf the web, send and receive email and texts, and use video chat and social media to keep in touch with family and friends
- Have fun with photos, videos, games, eBooks, music, and movies
- Get up and running with the Nougat Operating System
If you're eager to learn the ins and outs of your Android device—but don't want to pull your hair out in the process—this one-stop guide has you covered.
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About the Author
Dan Gookin has been explaining technology for ordinary folks since 1991, when he wrote DOS For Dummies and launched the entire For Dummies line. Dan has written more than 130 books, with 12 million copies in print, and his works have been translated into more than 30 languages. He also maintains a helpful website at www.wambooli.com.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Getting Started with Android Tablets 7
CHAPTER 1: That Out-of-the-Box Experience 9
CHAPTER 2: Android Tablet On and Off 19
CHAPTER 3: How Android Tablets Work 29
CHAPTER 4: Creating and Editing Text 47
Part 2: Stay in Touch 59
CHAPTER 5: All Your Friends 61
CHAPTER 6: You’ve Got Email 73
CHAPTER 7: Tablet Web Browsing 87
CHAPTER 8: Text, Voice, and Video 99
CHAPTER 9: Digital Social Life 109
Part 3: Omni Tablet 119
CHAPTER 10: There’s a Map for That 121
CHAPTER 11: Everyone Say “Cheese!” 135
CHAPTER 12: Image Management 147
CHAPTER 13: Music, Music, Music 159
CHAPTER 14: Amazing Tablet Feats 173
CHAPTER 15: Google Play Shopping 187
Part 4: Nuts & Bolts 199
CHAPTER 16: It’s a Wireless Life 201
CHAPTER 17: Connect, Share, and Store 213
CHAPTER 18: Apps and Widgets 227
CHAPTER 19: Customize Your Android Tablet 241
CHAPTER 20: Android Tablet Security 251
CHAPTER 21: On the Road 263
CHAPTER 22: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Help 269
Part 5: The Part of Tens 281
CHAPTER 23: Ten Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts 283
CHAPTER 24: Ten Things to Remember 293
CHAPTER 25: Ten Nifty Apps 299