Android Phones For Dummies by Dan Gookin

By Dan Gookin

Your full-color advisor to the whole lot you want to find out about your Android phone

Congratulations in your new cellphone, and welcome to the realm of Android! even if you are an previous hat trying to make experience of a brand new version or a beginner who is too afraid to even take it out of the field, this enjoyable and pleasant advisor hands you with the data to make your Android telephone your minion. Written by means of well known and bestselling writer Dan Gookin, this new version of Android telephones For Dummies makes it effortless to establish and configure your mobile, wake up and operating with texting and emailing, entry the net, maps, and digital camera, navigate with GPS, synch with a computer, and much more.

Approaching the entire positive factors of Android telephones from the point of view of somebody who is both new to expertise or cautious of operating with a brand new gadget, this hands-on consultant walks you thru the fundamentals and strikes directly to assist you take on extra advances gains, like dialing tips to ahead calls, operating with predictive textual content, gaining access to unique characters, manipulating the contact monitor, and utilizing a USB connection to synchronize your stuff.

  • Set up your telephone, get attached, and begin browsing
  • Shoot images and video clips, play video games, and hear music
  • Keep in contact utilizing electronic mail, texting, and social media
  • Get the news on Google Voice typing

If you must study the bits and bobs of your new Android telephone which will get issues performed, you will have come to the ideal place!

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Details on using this feature are covered in the next section. SIM card cover: This spot is used to access an LTE tablet’s SIM card, which is inserted into a slot beneath the cover. Headphone jack: This hole is where you can connect standard headphones. Speaker(s): Stereo speakers are found left and right on the tablet, although smaller‐format tablets may have their speakers on the back. info 13 14 Part I: Getting Started with Android Tablets  Microphone: A miniscule, circular opening serves as the device’s microphone.

12 Part I: Getting Started with Android Tablets  ✓✓ When the battery is dead or just very low, you can’t turn on the tablet. Just wait until the thing gets charged an eensie bit, and then it will turn on. ✓✓ The battery charges more efficiently if you plug it into a wall, as opposed to charging it from a computer’s USB port. ✓✓ Most Android tablets I’ve seen don’t feature a removable battery, so the battery cannot be replaced if it’s defective. If the battery doesn’t charge or keep a charge, you should return the tablet for a refund or r­ eplacement.

Here are some of the common ways to manipulate the touchscreen: Tap: The basic touchscreen technique is to touch it. You tap an object, an icon, a control, a menu item, a doodad, and so on. The tap operation is similar to a mouse click on a computer. It may also be referred to as a touch or a press. Double‐tap: Tap the screen twice in the same location. Double‐tapping can be used to zoom in on an image or a map, but it can also zoom out. Because of the double‐tap’s dual nature, I recommend using the pinch or spread operation to zoom.

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