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iPad For Dummies
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Set up and use your iPad like a boss!

When your coworkers or friends attempt to explain the latest functions and features of the iPad, do you feel as if they're speaking a foreign language? We've all been there. And seriously, you spent a lot of money on your new device, so why not get the plain-English guidance you need to maximize its performance and capabilities? In iPad For Dummies, you'll find easy-to-follow instructions on everything you need to operate your tablet with the skills of an iPad guru.

In this updated edition, you'll find out how to operate your iPad with ease, including setting up your new iPad, using the multi-touch interface, synching your data, using iCloud, setting up your iTunes account, surfing the web, accessing your email account, and navigating iOS 10. The latest iPad is loaded with features and functions you'll be eager to explore, and this full-color guide makes it a breeze!

  • Set up your iPad preferences
  • Connect with family and friends with iMessage and FaceTime
  • Capture and create memories with photos and videos
  • Keep your day on track with the calendar, reminders, and more
  • Whether you've just purchased your first iPad or have been an avid supporter since the product's launch, iPad For Dummies keeps you up to date on the features and functions of the latest model.

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    In this updated edition, you'll find out how to operate your iPad with ease, including setting up your new iPad, using the multi-touch interface, synching your data, using iCloud, setting up your iTunes account, surfing the web, accessing your email account, and navigating iOS 10. The latest iPad is loaded with features and functions you'll be eager to explore, and this full-color guide makes it a breeze!

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  • Set up your iPad preferences
  • Connect with family and friends with iMessage and FaceTime
  • Capture and create memories with photos and videos
  • Keep your day on track with the calendar, reminders, and more
  • Whether you've just purchased your first iPad or have been an avid supporter since the product's launch, iPad For Dummies keeps you up to date on the features and functions of the latest model.

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    INTRODUCTION 1

    About This Book 1

    Foolish Assumptions 2

    Icons Used in This Book 2

    Where to Go from Here 3

    PART 1: GETTING TO KNOW YOUR IPAD 5

    CHAPTER 1: Unveiling the iPad 7

    Exploring the iPad’s Big Picture 8

    The iPad as a media player 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 21

    CHAPTER 2: iPad Basic Training 23

    Getting Started on Getting Started 24

    Turning On and Setting Up the iPad 26

    Locking the iPad 31

    Mastering the Multitouch Interface 31

    Training your digits 32

    Navigating beyond the Home screen 33

    Select, cut, copy, and paste 34

    Multitasking 36

    Splitting the screen 37

    Picture-in-picture 39

    Organizing icons into folders 39

    Printing 40

    Proactive search 41

    The Incredible, Intelligent, and Virtual iPad Keyboard 42

    Anticipating what comes next 44

    Discovering the special-use keys 44

    Choosing an alternative keyboard 46

    Finger-typing on the virtual keyboards 47

    Editing mistakes 51

    CHAPTER 3: Synchronicity: Getting Stuff to and from Your iPad 53

    A Brief iCloud Primer 54

    Syncing with iTunes 57

    Backing Up Your iPad 61

    Disconnecting the iPad 63

    Synchronizing Your Data 64

    Contacts 64

    Calendars 65

    Advanced 66

    Synchronizing Your Media 66

    Music, music videos, and voice memos 67

    Movies 69

    TV shows 69

    Podcasts, iTunes U, and books 70

    Tones 71

    Photos 71

    Manual Syncing 73

    PART 2: THE INTERNET IPAD 75

    CHAPTER 4: Going on a Mobile Safari 77

    Surfin’ Dude 77

    Exploring the browser 78

    Blasting off into cyberspace 78

    Zoom, zoom, zoom 80

    Reading clutter-free web pages 81

    Finding Your Way around Cyberspace 82

    Looking at lovable links 82

    Tabbed browsing 83

    iCloud tabs 84

    Doing the splits 85

    Revisiting Web Pages Time and Again 85

    Book(mark) ’em, Dano 85

    Altering bookmarks 86

    Saving to your reading list 87

    Clipping a web page 88

    Letting history repeat itself 88

    Saving web pictures 89

    Sharing Your Web Experiences 89

    Launching a Mobile Search Mission 91

    Private Browsing 92

    Smart Safari Settings 93

    CHAPTER 5: The Email Must Get Through 97

    Prep Work: Setting Up Your Accounts 98

    Setting up your account the easy way 98

    Setting up your account the less-easy way 99

    See Me, Read Me, File Me, Delete Me: Working with Messages 103

    Reading messages 103

    Threading messages 106

    Managing messages 107

    Searching emails 108

    Don’t grow too attached to attachments 108

    More things you can do with messages 110

    Darling, You Send Me (Email) 111

    Sending an all-text message 111

    Formatting text in an email 113

    Sending a photo with an email message 113

    Adding attachments 114

    Marking up attachments 114

    Saving an email to...