iPad for the Over 50s In Simple Steps

iPad for the Over 50s In Simple Steps

By: Marc Campbell (author)Paperback

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Updated to cover the new iPad, this guide covers each app included with the iPad. Readers will learn how to perform basic tasks in each of these apps, and where to learn more.


Top 10 iPad Tips Chapter 1. Hello iPad! Turn your iPad on and off Recharge your iPad's battery Use the touch screen Use the virtual keyboard Dictate instead of type Rotate the display Use the Settings app Join a Wi-Fi network Join a cellular data network Set up iCloud Install iTunes on your computer Sync using iTunes Connect to the iPad Dock Use wired headphones Connect a Bluetooth device Chapter 2. Setting up your iPad Set up an email account Rearrange icons Change the wallpaper image Search your iPad Secure your iPad with a passcode Back up your iPad Maximise the charge in the battery Ask Siri for help Chapter 3. Shopping for music, movies and apps Visit the iTunes Store Search the iTunes Store Preview media Purchase music Rent a movie Purchase a movie Visit the App Store Search the App Store Purchase an app Delete an app Chapter 4: Surfing the Web with Safari Visit a website Search the Web Create a Home icon to navigate directly to a website Open a new tab Create a bookmark Use the History list Turn on Fraud Warning Block or allow pop-ups Set how to accept cookies Browse in privacy Chapter 5: Keeping in touch with Mail Push or fetch Read your email Add a sender to your contacts Compose an email Cut, copy and paste as you write Save a draft of an email Reply to an email Forward an email Open an attachment Delete emails Search your email Chapter 6: Staying current with Messages, FaceTime and social media Text-chat with Messages Set notifications for instant messages Make video calls with FaceTime Set up Twitter on your iPad Tweet from your iPad Set up Facebook on your iPad Find your contacts in Facebook Chapter 7: Working with pictures in Photos and Camera View photos Create a photo album Zoom in and zoom out Run a slideshow Use Picture Frame Share a photo Take a photo with your iPad Delete a photo Import photos using the iPad Camera Connection Kit Chapter 8: Watching movies Watch a movie in Videos Control video playback Delete a movie Connect your iPad to a television Chapter 9: Playing music and audio Browse your music library Listen to an album, song or playlist View the Now Playing screen Create a playlist Edit a playlist Search your music library Rate a song Listen to music while using another app Delete audio from your iPad Configure Music settings Chapter 10: Reading on the go: iBooks for ebooks Install the iBooks app Browse the iBookstore Search for an ebook Sample an ebook before you buy Purchase an ebook View your library Add bookshelves to your library Open and read an ebook Set the brightness of the pages Set the type size, typeface and paper style Set and use bookmarks Chapter 11: Getting oriented with Maps Find your location on the map Navigate the map Search for a location Mark a location with a pin Find more information about a location Change the view of the map Switch among map views Get directions to anywhere from anywhere Share a location Bookmark a location Find a location from a bookmark Chapter 12: Organising your contacts Add a new contact Assign a photo to a contact Search your contacts list Edit a contact Delete a contact Share a contact Add a contact from a VCF card Locate a contact on the map Chapter 13: Staying on schedule with Calendar Explore the different calendar views Add an event Edit an event Delete an event Set an event to repeat Set an alert to remind you of an event Set up an all-day event Search your events Chapter 14: Taking notes Review a note Add a new note Edit a note Delete a note Email a note Browse through your notes Search your notes Chapter 15: Using accessibility features Use VoiceOver Change the speaking rate Use Zoom Enable Large Text Invert the colours of the display Convert audio to mono Use AssistiveTouch Chapter 16: Getting more out of Settings Use Airplane Mode See your iPad's stats Check cellular data usage Change sound alerts Use Location Services Set the date and time Set international preferences Top 10 iPad Problems Solved 1 The iPad isn't responding 2 The iPad isn't responding at all - not even to restart it 3 I need to erase all my data and files 4 I can't connect to the Internet 5 Some websites aren't working correctly 6 The iPad displays the wrong time 7 All the emails I send say 'Sent from my iPad' 8 The iPad sorts my contacts list by first name instead of last name 9 The virtual keyboard is difficult to use 10 I erased an app or media file by mistake

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780273785415
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780273785415
  • weight: 568
  • ISBN10: 0273785419

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