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.
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.
Introduction 1 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 Index 305