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Android Tablets for Dummies, 4th Edition

Android Tablets for Dummies, 4th Edition

Author: Dan Gookin
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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.

Author description

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

Table of contents

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

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General Fields

  • : 9781119310730
  • : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
  • : For Dummies
  • : November 2016
  • : 232mm X 188mm X 16mm
  • : United States
  • : February 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Dan Gookin
  • : Paperback
  • : 4th
  • : English
  • : 004.165
  • : 352
  • : illustrations