Android Phones For Dummies (3rd Revised edition)

Android Phones For Dummies (3rd Revised edition)

By: Dan Gookin (author)Paperback

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Your full-color guide to all the things you need to know about your Android phone Congratulations on your new phone, and welcome to the world of Android! Whether you're an old hat looking to make sense of a new model or a newbie who's too afraid to even take it out of the box, this fun and friendly guide arms you with the knowledge to make your Android phone your minion. Written by popular and bestselling author Dan Gookin, this new edition of Android Phones For Dummies makes it easy to set up and configure your phone, get up and running with texting and emailing, access the Internet, maps, and camera, navigate with GPS, synch with a PC, and so much more. Approaching all the features of Android phones from the perspective of someone who's either new to technology or wary of working with a new device, this hands-on guide walks you through the basics and moves on to help you tackle more advances features, like dialing tricks to forward calls, working with predictive text, accessing special characters, manipulating the touch screen, and using a USB connection to synchronize your stuff. * Set up your phone, get connected, and start browsing * Shoot photos and videos, play games, and listen to music * Keep in touch using email, texting, and social media * Get the scoop on Google Voice typing If you want to learn the ins and outs of your new Android phone in order to get things done, you've come to the right place!

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About Author

Dan Gookin skyrocketed to fame, or at least headed in that direction, when he wrote the original For Dummies book, DOS For Dummies, in 1991. He has penned more than 130 books explaining technology in understandable and entertaining ways, with 12 million copies in print translated into over 30 languages.


Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started with Your Android Phone 7 Chapter 1: Hello, Phone! 9 Chapter 2: The On/Off Chapter 21 Chapter 3: The Android Tour 31 Chapter 4: Text to Type, Text to Edit 47 Part II: Reach Out and Touch Someone 59 Chapter 5: It s a Telephone 61 Chapter 6: Missed Calls and Voicemail 77 Chapter 7: The Address Book 85 Chapter 8: Text Messaging Mania 99 Chapter 9: Email This and That 109 Chapter 10: Out On the Web 125 Chapter 11: Digitally Social 137 Part III: Amazing Phone Feats 151 Chapter 12: There s a Map for That 153 Chapter 13: Pics and Vids 165 Chapter 14: O Sweet Music! 181 Chapter 15: Apps Various and Sundry 195 Chapter 16: Shop at the Play Store 209 Part IV: Nuts and Bolts 221 Chapter 17: No Wires, Ever! 223 Chapter 18: Share and Store 235 Chapter 19: The Apps ]and ]Widgets Chapter 247 Chapter 20: Customize and Configure 259 Chapter 21: Android Phone Security 271 Chapter 22: On the Road Again 281 Chapter 23: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Help 289 Part V: The Part of Tens 301 Chapter 24: Ten Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts 303 Chapter 25: Ten Things to Remember 313 Index 319

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/08/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781119126003
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9781119126003
  • weight: 590
  • ISBN10: 1119126002
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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