iPad For Dummies
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The fast and easy way to get the most out of your iPad - updated for iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3!

This new edition of iPad For Dummies covers all the latest tips and tricks to getting the most out of your iPad, presented in a straightforward-but-fun language that has defined the For Dummies brand for more than twenty years. Clear instructions get you started with the basics, like setting up your iPad, mastering the multi-touch interface, and synching your data. Next, you'll discover how to work in the iCloud, set up iTunes on your iPad, browse the Internet, send and receive e-mails, text with iMessage, download apps from the App Store, making video calls with FaceTime, work with Siri, import pictures, get organized with Reminders, find your way with Maps, and so much more. Written in plain English and complemented with full-color photographs that bring the information to life, iPad For Dummies helps even the most techno-phobic readers understand and master the iPad's myriad capabilities. Whether you're looking to curl up with a good iBook, stay connected on social media, capture photos and videos—or anything in between—everything you need is at your fingertips.

  • Includes coverage of iPad Air 2, iPad Air, and all models of iPad mini
  • Bestselling For Dummies brand in full-color!
  • Written by a dynamic team, including the Personal Tech columnist for USA Today and the author of the popular Dr. Mac column for the Houston Chronicle
  • Enhanced with instructional videos and eBook supplements
  • Covers the portability, accessibility, and multi-functionality that make iPad popular for school, recreation, and work
  • If you're a new iPad user or have a bit of experience and want approachable information on the latest iOS software and iPad hardware, this friendly guide has you covered.

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  • Includes coverage of iPad Air 2, iPad Air, and all models of iPad mini
  • Bestselling For Dummies brand in full-color!
  • Written by a dynamic team, including the Personal Tech columnist for USA Today and the author of the popular Dr. Mac column for the Houston Chronicle
  • Enhanced with instructional videos and eBook supplements
  • Covers the portability, accessibility, and multi-functionality that make iPad popular for school, recreation, and work
  • If you're a new iPad user or have a bit of experience and want approachable information on the latest iOS software and iPad hardware, this friendly guide has you covered.

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    Introduction 1

    About This Book 1

    Foolish Assumptions 1

    Icons Used in This Book 2

    Beyond the Book 2

    Where to Go from Here 3

    Part I: Getting to Know Your iPad 5

    Chapter 1: Unveiling the iPad 7

    Exploring the iPad’s Big Picture 8

    The iPad as an iPod 8

    The iPad as an Internet communications device 9

    The iPad as an e-book reader 10

    The iPad as a multimedia powerhouse 10

    The iPad as a platform for third-party apps 10

    What do you need to use an iPad? 11

    Touring the iPad Exterior 11

    On the top 11

    On the bottom 12

    On the right side 13

    On the front and back 14

    Status bar 15

    Discovering the Delectable Home Screen and Dock Icons 18

    Home is where the screen is 18

    Sittin’ on the dock of the iPad 20

    Chapter 2: iPad Basic Training 23

    Getting Started on Getting Started 24

    Turning On and Setting Up the iPad 26

    Locking the iPad 30

    Mastering the Multitouch Interface 31

    Training your digits 31

    Navigating beyond the Home screen 32

    Select, cut, copy, and paste 33

    Multitasking 34

    Organizing icons into folders 36

    Printing 36

    Searching for content on your iPad 37

    The Incredible, Intelligent, and Virtual iPad Keyboard 38

    Anticipating what comes next 39

    Discovering the special-use keys 41

    Choosing an alternative keyboard 42

    Finger-typing on the virtual keyboards 42

    Editing mistakes 46

    Chapter 3: Synchronicity: Getting Stuff to and from Your iPad 47

    A Brief iCloud Primer 48

    Syncing with iTunes 50

    Backing Up Your iPad 54

    Disconnecting the iPad 56

    Synchronizing Your Data 56

    Contacts 57

    Calendars 58

    Advanced 58

    Synchronizing Your Media 59

    Music, music videos, and voice memos 60

    Movies 61

    TV shows 62

    Podcasts, iTunes U, and books 62

    Tones 64

    Photos 64

    Manual Syncing 65

    Part II: The Internet iPad 69

    Chapter 4: Going on a Mobile Safari 71

    Surfin’ Dude 71

    Exploring the browser 72

    Blasting off into cyberspace 73

    Zoom, zoom, zoom 75

    Reading clutter-free web pages 76

    Finding Your Way around Cyberspace 77

    Looking at lovable links 77

    Tabbed browsing 78

    iCloud tabs 79

    Revisiting Web Pages Time and Again 79

    Book(mark) ’em, Dano 79

    Altering bookmarks 80

    Saving to your reading list 81

    Clipping a web page 82

    Letting history repeat itself 82

    Saving web pictures 83

    Sharing Your Web Experiences 83

    Launching a Mobile Search Mission 84

    Private Browsing 85

    Smart Safari Settings 86

    Chapter 5: The Email Must Get Through 89

    Prep Work: Setting Up Your Accounts 90

    Setting up your account the easy way 90

    Setting up your account the less-easy way 91

    See Me, Read Me, File Me, Delete Me: Working with Messages 95

    Reading messages 95

    Threading messages 98

    Managing messages 99

    Searching emails 100

    Don’t grow too attached to attachments 101

    More things you can do with messages 102

    Darling, You Send Me (Email) 104

    Sending an all-text message 104

    Formatting text in an email 105

    Sending a photo with an email message 106

    Saving an email to send later 106

    Replying to, forwarding, or printing an email message 107

    Settings for sending email 108

    Setting Your Message and Account Settings...