My Samsung Galaxy S5 for Seniors

Que Publishing
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My Samsung Galaxy S5 for Seniors helps you quickly get started with the new smartphone and use its features to look up information and perform day-to-day activities from anywhere, any time.

Step-by-step instructions for the tasks you care about most
Large, full-color, close-up photos show you exactly what to do
Common-sense help whenever you run into problems
Tips and notes to help you do even more

Written for seniors by a senior, the full-color, step-by-step tasks—in legible print—walk you through getting and keeping your Samsung Galaxy S5 working just the way you want.

• Learn all the basics—and the easiest, best shortcuts
• Set up contacts, accounts, and voicemail
• Make and receive calls—even three-way calls
• Switch to Vibrate or Airplane Mode
• Explore the Web
• Connect with family on Facebook
• Customize your phone’s settings
• Master the art of texting
• Take great photos—and share them
• Get driving directions
• Watch TV and movies
• Discover great new apps
• Keep your phone safe and secure

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About the author

Elna Tymes has been writing books and manuals about computers and software since the late 1960s; she’s probably written enough to fill a small storage shed. She and her writing partner, Charles Prael, have written a large number of books about Windows and Apple products, as well as telecommunications and networking software. Elna has been a consultant with a variety of large and small Silicon Valley companies since before the term “Silicon Valley” came into use. She is working on a PhD and is very active in senior policy-making in Santa Clara County, CA.

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Additional Information

Publisher
Que Publishing
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Published on
Oct 8, 2014
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Pages
560
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ISBN
9780134023311
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Features
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / Digital Media / General
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPhone photos that show you exactly what to do Help when you run into iPhone problems or limitations Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your iPhone

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