Android Tablets For Dummies

Author(s): Dan Gookin


Make your Android do your bidding with help from bestselling author Dan Gookin Congratulations on your new Android tablet! 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. Written in the trademark For Dummies style, this light-hearted reference takes a look at those features common to all Android tablets and all the amazing things your Android tablet can do for you. Longtime For Dummies author Dan Gookin walks you through setting up your tablet, navigating the interface, browsing the web, setting up e-mail, connecting to social media, and finding plenty of apps, music, books, and movies to indulge all your interests. Covers all Android tablets - from popular favorites like the Samsung Galaxy Tab and Nexus to devices from other manufacturers like Asus, Coby, Motorola, and more - and explores the features native to all Android tablets, regardless of maker Explains how to customize your tablet, set up a Google account, connect with Wi-Fi, and choose the right apps for your personalized experience Shows you how to shoot and share photos, make video calls, use navigation tools, play music, enjoy movies and TV shows, maintain your schedule, and more Includes helpful maintenance and troubleshooting tips to keep your Android up and running If you're eager to learn the ins and outs of your Android device, Android Tablets For Dummies, 2nd Edition is your go-to-guide to all things Android.


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Dan Gookin, who wrote the very first For Dummies book, enjoys worldwide success as the author of several bestsellers. He is the author of Samsung Galaxy Tabs For Dummies, Nexus Tablets For Dummies, Word 2013 For Dummies, and Android Phones For Dummies.

Introduction 1

Part I: The Android Tablet Thing 7

Chapter 1: That Out-of-the-Box Experience 9

Chapter 2: Android Tablet On and Off 21

Chapter 3: How Android Tablets Work 33

Chapter 4: Creating and Editing Text 49

Part II: Stay in Touch 63

Chapter 5: All Your Friends 65

Chapter 6: You ve Got E-Mail 79

Chapter 7: Tablet Web Browsing 93

Chapter 8: Digital Social Life 105

Chapter 9: Text Chat, Video Chat, and Phone Calls 115

Part III: Omni Tablet 127

Chapter 10: There s a Map for That 129

Chapter 11: Everyone Say Cheese! 145

Chapter 12: Image Management and Madness 159

Chapter 13: Music, Music, Music 175

Chapter 14: Amazing Tablet Feats 189

Chapter 15: More Apps 203

Part IV: Nuts and Bolts 217

Chapter 16: It s a Wireless Life 219

Chapter 17: Connect, Share, and Store 233

Chapter 18: On the Road 247

Chapter 19: Customize Your Android Tablet 253

Chapter 20: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Help 271

Part V: The Part of Tens 285

Chapter 21: Ten Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts 287

Chapter 22: Ten Things to Remember 297

Chapter 23: Ten Great Free Apps 303

Index 307

General Fields

  • : 9781118874011
  • : John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • : John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • : July 2014
  • : 250mm X 150mm X 15mm
  • : United States
  • : June 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Dan Gookin
  • : Paperback
  • : 2nd Revised edition
  • : 352
  • : Illustrations (colour)