Android Tablets For Dummies

Author(s): Dan Gookin


Get the most out of your Android tablet with this full-color reference. Whether you are one of the millions who already have an Android tablet, or you are interested in joining the masses with a first-time purchase, this friendly guide is perfect for you! Written by the ultimate For Dummies author Dan Gookin, this funny-but-informative book introduces you to the features of all Android tablets and details the nuances of what makes a tablet more than a smartphone yet different than a computer. You'll discover how to browse the web on your tablet, get organized with a digital calendar, enjoy music and books, use the camera, access social networks, watch video, and more. It helps you choose the right apps for all your interests out of the thousands of apps that are available for the Android platform. It covers all Android tablets, from popular favorites like the Kindle Fire HD, NOOK HD, and Google Nexus to devices from other manufacturers like Samsung, Asus, Motorola, and others. It walks you through maintenance and common troubleshooting tips.
Packed with invaluable information on everything from typing and editing text to customizing and personalizing your tablet, "Android Tablets For Dummies" gets you off the ground running with your Android tablet!


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Dan Gookin wrote the original For Dummies book in 1991, launching the series. He 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 Tab 10.1 For Dummies and Nexus 7 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 the Tablet Works 31 Chapter 4: Creating and Editing Text 45 Part II: Stay in Touch 57 Chapter 5: All Your Friends 59 Chapter 6: You've Got E-Mail 71 Chapter 7: Tablet Web Browsing 85 Chapter 8: Digital Social Life 97 Chapter 9: Like a Phone Does 107 Part III: Omni Tablet 121 Chapter 10: There's a Map for That 123 Chapter 11: Everyone Say, "Cheese!" 137 Chapter 12: Digital Photo Album 147 Chapter 13: Music, Music, Music 161 Chapter 14: Other Amazing Feats 175 Chapter 15: More Apps 189 Part IV: Nuts and Bolts 199 Chapter 16: It's a Wireless Life 201 Chapter 17: Connect, Share, and Store 215 Chapter 18: On the Road 227 Chapter 19: Customize Your Android Tablet 233 Chapter 20: Maintenance and Troubleshooting 247 Part V: The Part of Tens 259 Chapter 21: Ten Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts 261 Chapter 22: Ten Things to Remember 269 Chapter 23: Ten Great Free Apps 275 Index 281

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  • : 9781118543191
  • : John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • : John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • : 2.597
  • : May 2013
  • : 250mm X 150mm
  • : United States
  • : May 2013
  • : books

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  • : Dan Gookin
  • : Paperback
  • : 413
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  • : 352
  • : Colour