Android Tablets For Dummies 3rd Edition

Author(s): Dan Gookin


Learn all you need to know about your Android tablet in one quick and easy reference! 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! Inside, longtime and bestselling author Dan Gookin walks you through setting up your Android tablet, navigating the interface, browsing the web, setting up email, connecting to social media, finding plenty of apps, music, books, and movies to indulge your interests and so much more. No matter which Android tablet tickles your fancy, this hands-on, friendly guide takes the intimidation out of the technology and arms you with the confidence and know-how to make the most of your new device. Covering the features native to all Android tablets, as well as model-specific guidance, this new edition of Android Tablets For Dummies will have you customizing your tablet, connecting with WiFi, and choosing the right apps like a pro in no time.
* Set up your tablet, configure the home screen, and get connected * Surf the web, use email, text and video chat, and keep in touch with social media * Have fun with photos, videos, games, eBooks, music, and movies * Get up and running with the new Lollipop OS If you're eager to learn the ins and outs of your Android device but don't want to spend hours pulling your hair out trying to figure things out this go-to guide has you covered.


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Dan Gookin wrote the very first For Dummies book in 1991, and now enjoys worldwide success with more than 11 million copies of his books in print, translated into 32 languages. Among Dan's bestsellers are Samsung Galaxy Tabs For Dummies and Nexus Tablets For Dummies. Visit him at

Introduction 1 Part I: 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 II: Stay in Touch 59 Chapter 5: All Your Friends 61 Chapter 6: You ve Got Email 73 Chapter 7: Tablet Web Browsing 89 Chapter 8: Text, Voice, and Video 101 Chapter 9: Digital Social Life 111 Part III: Omni Tablet 121 Chapter 10: There s a Map for That 123 Chapter 11: Everyone Say Cheese! 137 Chapter 12: Image Management 149 Chapter 13: Music, Music, Music 161 Chapter 14: Amazing Tablet Feats 175 Chapter 15: Play Store Shopping 189 Part IV: Nuts and Bolts 201 Chapter 16: It s a Wireless Life 203 Chapter 17: Connect, Share, and Store 215 Chapter 18: Apps and Widgets 229 Chapter 19: Customize Your Android Tablet 243 Chapter 20: Android Tablet Security 255 Chapter 21: On the Road 265 Chapter 22: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Help 271 Part V: The Part of Tens 283 Chapter 23: Ten Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts 285 Chapter 24: Ten Things to Remember 295 Index 301

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  • : 9781119126027
  • : John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • : John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • : 0.666
  • : August 2015
  • : 230mm X 188mm X 17mm
  • : United States
  • : August 2015
  • : books

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  • : illustrations
  • : 352
  • : 004.167
  • : 3rd Revised edition
  • : Paperback
  • : Dan Gookin