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Android Phones for Dummies
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Your full-color guide to all the things you need to know about your Android phone

Congratulations on your new phone, and welcome to the world of Android! Whether you're an old hat looking to make sense of a new model or a newbie who's too afraid to even take it out of the box, this fun and friendly guide arms you with the knowledge to make your Android phone your minion. Written by popular and bestselling author Dan Gookin, this new edition of Android Phones For Dummies makes it easy to set up and configure your phone, get up and running with texting and emailing, access the Internet, maps, and camera, navigate with GPS, synch with a PC, and so much more.

Approaching all the features of Android phones from the perspective of someone who's either new to technology or wary of working with a new device, this hands-on guide walks you through the basics and moves on to help you tackle more advances features, like dialing tricks to forward calls, working with predictive text, accessing special characters, manipulating the touch screen, and using a USB connection to synchronize your stuff.

  • Set up your phone, get connected, and start browsing
  • Shoot photos and videos, play games, and listen to music
  • Keep in touch using email, texting, and social media
  • Get the scoop on Google Voice typing
  • If you want to learn the ins and outs of your new Android phone in order to get things done, you've come to the right place!

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    08/31/2015
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  • Set up your phone, get connected, and start browsing
  • Shoot photos and videos, play games, and listen to music
  • Keep in touch using email, texting, and social media
  • Get the scoop on Google Voice typing
  • If you want to learn the ins and outs of your new Android phone in order to get things done, you've come to the right place!

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    Introduction 1

    Part I: Getting Started with Your Android Phone 7

    Chapter 1: Hello, Phone! 9

    Chapter 2: The On/Off Chapter 21

    Chapter 3: The Android Tour 31

    Chapter 4: Text to Type, Text to Edit 47

    Part II: Reach Out and Touch Someone 59

    Chapter 5: It’s a Telephone 61

    Chapter 6: Missed Calls and Voicemail 77

    Chapter 7: The Address Book 85

    Chapter 8: Text Messaging Mania 99

    Chapter 9: Email This and That 109

    Chapter 10: Out On the Web 125

    Chapter 11: Digitally Social 137

    Part III: Amazing Phone Feats 151

    Chapter 12: There’s a Map for That 153

    Chapter 13: Pics and Vids 165

    Chapter 14: O Sweet Music! 181

    Chapter 15: Apps Various and Sundry 195

    Chapter 16: Shop at the Play Store 209

    Part IV: Nuts and Bolts 221

    Chapter 17: No Wires, Ever! 223

    Chapter 18: Share and Store 235

    Chapter 19: The Apps?]and?]Widgets Chapter 247

    Chapter 20: Customize and Configure 259

    Chapter 21: Android Phone Security 271

    Chapter 22: On the Road Again 281

    Chapter 23: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Help 289

    Part V: The Part of Tens 301

    Chapter 24: Ten Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts 303

    Chapter 25: Ten Things to Remember 313

    Index 319