Samsung Galaxy Tab S For Dummies

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Explore your Galaxy Tab S with an expert tour guide at your side

Samsung Galaxy Tab S For Dummies is a user-friendly guide to getting the most out of your new tablet. You'll discover how different the tablet experience is from the desktop, laptop, or smartphone, and learn how to take advantage of everything your Galaxy Tab S has to offer. This entertaining guide walks you through each feature one by one, helping you learn exactly what your tablet can do for you. With everything from reading to playing games and surfing the Internet, you will learn how to be productive and have fun, too!

  • Navigate your Galaxy Tab S easily, and get acquainted with the keyboard
  • Send e-mail, browse the Web, and tap into social media
  • Make phone calls, take pictures, and hold video chats
  • Play music, movies, games, and more

Your Galaxy Tab S has so much to offer — it's not a computer, but it is so much more than a smartphone. Samsung Galaxy Tab S For Dummies is the perfect guide to getting to know your Galaxy S tablet, so settle in and see what your tablet can do.

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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Apr 28, 2015
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Pages
304
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ISBN
9781119005797
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / Hardware / General
Computers / Hardware / Mobile Devices
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Available on Android devices
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Chris Kennedy
(The updated edition of this book for the Nexus 7, Nexus 9, and Android 5 Lollipop is also available.) 


Perfect for new and experienced users, this no-fluff guide to the Google Nexus 7 tablet is packed with tips and details on apps, services, settings, and documents. You'll also find step-by-step instructions for dictating, networking, sharing, troubleshooting, going online, and using Google Now.


New apps and features covered include Camera, Clock, Google Keep, Android Device Manager, Play Games, Quick Settings, Lock-screen widgets, multiple users, restricted profiles, HDMI screen mirroring, external displays, Miracast, wireless charging, app verification, gesture typing, printing, cellular (LTE/HSPA+) connections, privacy options, Hangouts, the notification light, the remodeled Google Play store, and the updated versions of Chrome, Gmail, and Maps.


- Covers all Nexus 7 models and Android 4.4 (KitKat).

- Covers all Google Play edition (pure Android) tablets, including the LG G Pad 8.3.

- Master the Home screen, Lock screen, and multitouch gestures.- Secure your data from thieves, snoops, and rogue apps.

- Locate a lost or stolen Nexus remotely.

- Work with onscreen or wireless keyboards.

- Get instant search results for documents, pictures, music, mail, apps, contacts, and more.

- Summon Google Now to get personalized information when you need it.

- Ask Google Search to find nearby businesses, set alarms, search the web, and more.

- Dictate anywhere that you can type.

- Connect to wireless networks with a few taps.

- Set up cellular, Bluetooth, and VPN connections.

- Mirror your tablet's screen to your TV.

- Back up your data to the cloud.

- Transfer files to and from your Windows PC or Apple Mac computer.

- Sync your documents, mail, contacts, appointments, reminders, notes, and messages wirelessly across your computers and mobile devices.

- See all your notifications in one place.

- Browse the web with Chrome.

- Watch and subscribe to videos on the YouTube app.

- Send, receive, and manage your email with Gmail or Email.

- Chat with family and friends on Hangouts.

- Post to Twitter or Facebook right from the app you're using.

- Manage your day-to-day life with Calendar, People, Google Keep, and Clock.

- Find your way with Maps.

- Download apps, games, and updates from the Google Play store.

- Connect to Google's online multiplayer social gaming network.

- Play music, movies, TV shows, and other media downloaded from the Google Play store.

- Capture, edit, and share photos and videos with Camera and Gallery.

- Care for your Nexus and troubleshoot problems.

- Plenty of tips, tricks, and timesavers.- Fully cross-referenced, linked, and searchable.


Contents

1. Getting Started with Your Nexus 7

2. Touring Your Nexus

3. Securing Your Nexus

4. Typing & Editing

5. Wireless & Network Connections

6. Managing Your Accounts & Data

7. Connecting to Computers

8. Getting Notifications

9. Google Now

10. Google Search

11. Browsing the Web with Chrome

12. Watching YouTube Videos

13. Email, Messaging & Keeping in Touch

14. Organizing Your Life

15. Shopping for Apps, Games & Media

16. Maps & Navigation

17. Shooting, Viewing & Managing Photos

18. Nexus Care & Troubleshooting


Nick Vandome
Tablet computers are now a familiar sight on the digital landscape. They are powerful, portable and packed full of functionality for most computing tasks. Android is the operating system on a wide range of tablets and it is one of the major players in this market. This determines the tablet's user interface and also a lot of its functionality. The latest version of Android is 5.0 Lollipop and improves upon what is already the most widely used operating system for tablets.

Android Tablets for Seniors in easy steps:

Looks at the range of devices available and their specifications and functionalityExplains the Android operating system and how to use it on your tablet in terms of navigating around, performing all of your favourite tasks, getting online and turning your tablet into a mobile library and entertainment centreFocuses on the latest version of Android, 5.0 Lollipop, and shows the enhancements that have been made over previous versions, such as allowing guest users, viewing the latest notifications on your tablet and accessing quickly the settings that you use most often

Android Tablets for Seniors in easy steps will show you how to:

Get up and running with the interactive, touch screen experience so that you can quickly find your way around with AndroidUse the Android settings to ensure that your tablet looks and works in exactly the way that you wantFind your way around apps: the programs that give Android tablets their functionality - from using the preinstalled apps, to downloading and using the huge selection available from the Google Play Store, which is linked directly to Android tablets. It also shows how to get the best apps for popular activities such as travel, health and wellbeing, family history and online shoppingConnect to the web via Wi-Fi, using email, making phone and video calls to family and friends with Skype and diving into the world of social networkingKeep your tablet safe - security on tablets is just as important as on any other computer and this is covered in terms of preventing access to your tablet and staying safe online and when using your apps

Android Tablets for Seniors in easy steps gives you the confidence to enter the world of the tablet and get the most out of your device, using Android 5.0 Lollipop.

The book features the Google Nexus but is applicable to all tablets running the Android operating system. Presented in larger type for easier reading. 

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