• Home
  • Nonfiction
  • Android Phones for Dummies (2nd Edition) by Dan Gookin

Android Phones for Dummies (2nd Edition) by Dan Gookin

By Dan Gookin

A colourful consultant to make your Android cell do your bidding

The acclaim for Android telephones is just exploding, so it's an ideal time for well known For Dummies writer Dan Gookin to replace his bestselling consultant to all issues Android telephones. From setup and configuration to making the most of the newest outstanding Android beneficial properties, this sensible source is designed to make new Android clients cozy and to assist veterans get the main out in their Android cell. masking gains which are universal to the most well-liked Android telephones, this publication walks you thru the fundamentals of creating calls, utilizing the touchscreen, sending e-mails and texts, looking the net, utilizing the digital camera, staying involved with social media, and rather a lot more.

- comprises the Android necessities equivalent to texting, e-mailing, having access to the web, utilizing maps, taking pictures, recording video, synching with a computer, troubleshooting, and more
- exhibits the best way to extend your phone’s capability with the newest apps, song, video clips, e-books, television exhibits, and video games on hand from Google Play
- Covers Android smartphones from major manufactures together with HTC, Samsung, Motorola, Nokia, and LG to call a few

Android telephones For Dummies, 2d variation is your one-stop advisor to getting issues performed and studying the bits and bobs of your Android smartphone.

Show description

Read or Download Android Phones for Dummies (2nd Edition) PDF

Similar nonfiction books

Beer Tasting Tool Kit: How to Choose and Taste Beer Like a Brewer

Here's a enjoyable method to become aware of the nuances of artisan beers from lagers and ales to porters and stouts. Tasting profiles from the publication get the ball rolling—they holiday down beer into type different types and comprise details on every one variety's heritage, flavors, aromas, and distinctive personality.

25 Things You Need to Know about the Future

This can be the basic e-book for figuring out the demanding situations and applied sciences that may form the following few many years.

- How can we dwell sooner or later? And what is going to the human race develop into?
- do we nurture fashion designer infants, be served via clever robots, have own 3D printers, and develop items at the vine utilizing artificial biology?
- Or will shortages of oil, clean water and different usual assets constrain our existence and bring about business decline?

In this interesting advisor, futurist Christopher Barnatt examines 25 identified demanding situations and applied sciences that may support form the following couple of a long time. From top Water to vertical farms, nanotechnology to augmented truth, and electrical automobiles to house go back and forth, a startling photo is painted of destiny probabilities that no person or company might be capable of forget about.

Highlighting life-changing study and innovation from over 250 businesses, universities and non-profit enterprises world wide, "25 belongings you want to know concerning the Future" is a startling, scary and strong blueprint for anyone who desires to destiny gaze or destiny form.

Teen Manners: From Malls to Meals to Messaging and Beyond


Let’s face it, how we behave is a call, and as you progress into grownup lifestyles, the alternatives get extra advanced. you're out on this planet, assembly every kind of individuals and going diversified areas in your own.

Questions of etiquette appear to pop up all over the place you go:

• What’s the most recent on mobile phone use and netiquette?
• how are you going to make a great influence in school and task interviews?
• What fork do you use?
• How do you connect a boutonniere with no sticking your promenade date?
• and what's a boutonniere, anyway?

Not to fret, assistance is at hand!

Teen Manners: From department shops to nutrients to Messaging and past is an invaluable consultant that solutions questions that arise in genuine lifestyles from the main depended on identify in etiquette: Emily Post.

Take Control of Automating Your Mac (Take Control)

Locate shortcuts that make tedious initiatives speedy, actual, and repeatable!

If you utilize replica and paste, you're removing pointless retyping and attainable typos. yet did you know that you may utilizing dozens of extra shortcuts that make tedious initiatives speedy, exact, and repeatable? during this crucial identify, Joe Kissell shines a mild on OS X's many integrated shortcuts and offers sweeping assurance of the utilities that move even further.

You don't have to be a programmer — or maybe rather geeky — to automate your Mac. all people makes use of replica and paste, and so much of what Joe explains can be utilized through an individual, from amateur to specialist, to make their paintings swifter, extra actual, and extra simply repeated whilst wanted. neither is really good software program helpful, on account that OS X has oodles of integrated automation gains like keyboard shortcuts, configurable gestures, and automated launching of key apps. yet shrewdpermanent Macintosh builders have created fantastic utilities that move a long way past OS X's positive aspects, and Joe discusses the major gamers, devotes a bankruptcy to Keyboard Maestro (which promises keep watch over over approximately any activity in your Mac), and delves into the integrated automation features in Microsoft place of work and Nisus author Pro.

In brief, Take regulate of Automating Your Mac will:
• convey you tons of instruments and methods for automating your Mac.
• supply concrete examples you should use as is or adapt for your needs.
• encourage you with large lists of extra possibilities.

We've incorporated rate reductions totalling over $60 on 8 of the main apps Joe covers: 20% or 30% off on Keyboard Maestro, LaunchBar, Hazel, Nisus author seasoned, TextExpander, TextSoap, TypeIt4Me, and Typinator — search for coupons behind the ebook!

Take keep watch over of Automating Your Mac has chapters approximately how to:
• boost an automator's mindset
• Use OS X's integrated automation features
• Take complete benefit of enter units to save lots of clicks
• Automate textual content enlargement for quicker, extra constant typing
• keep watch over the Finder with a launcher and via organizing records with Hazel
• Supercharge your clipboard to recollect and reformat past copies
• Write macros in Microsoft place of work and Nisus author Pro
• Create ideas to dossier e-mail instantly in Apple Mail and Outlook
• Log in to websites speedier with a password manager
• Automate cloud prone with IFTTT and Zapier
• manage automated backup and syncing
• start with Automator and AppleScript
• keep watch over approximately something in your Mac with Keyboard Maestro

This book used to be written for clients of 10. nine Mavericks, yet the various services defined paintings equally in older (and upcoming) types of OS X.

Extra info for Android Phones for Dummies (2nd Edition)

Example text

It’s important that you know where they are. ✓ Some Android phones may also show navigation icons or keys just below the touchscreen. See Chapter 3 for more information. ✓ A few Android phones feature a pointing device, such as a trackball or a teensy joystick. This device can be used for editing text, navigating links on a web page, or choosing items on the screen. ✓ The Galaxy Note line of phones feature a pointing device in the form of a digital stylus called an S Pen. ✓ The main microphone is found on the bottom of the phone.

6. Touch the Home icon to return to the Home screen. The lock timer measures inactivity. When you don’t touch the screen or press a key, the timer starts ticking. A few seconds before the time-out value you set (refer to Step 5), the touchscreen dims. Then it turns off. The phone is locked. If you touch the screen before then, the sleep timer is reset. Turning off the phone To turn off your phone, obey these steps: 1. Press and hold down the Power/Lock key. When you see the Phone Options menu, shown in Figure 2-3, you can release the key.

It’s kind of a big deal. Apps icon: At the bottom of the Home screen is the Apps icon. Touching this icon displays the apps drawer, which lists all apps installed on your phone. See the later section “Finding an app in the apps drawer” for details. This icon might also be referred to as the launcher. Ensure that you recognize the names of the various parts of the Home screen. These terms are used throughout this book and in whatever other scant Android phone documentation exists. Directions for using the Home screen gizmos are found throughout this chapter.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.85 of 5 – based on 49 votes