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My Android Phone (Paperback) (Craig James Johnston)

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If you own or are considering a new Android smartphone, My Android Phone is your must-have companion.Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your Android 5 (Lollipop) phone working just the way you want. Learn how to:

•  Master Android 5’s new tools, improved interface, and best shortcuts•  Quickly set up your phone, Google account, and Wi-Fi connection•  Play and organize all your media: music, photos, YouTube videos, movie rentals, eBooks, and more•  Efficiently manage your life: contacts, events, and more•  Connect securely via VPNs•  Link to nearby Android devices via Wi-Fi Direct•  Use one app to manage all your email accounts, not just Gmail•  Discover today’s fastest Chrome web browser shortcuts•  Bookmark and share the sites you visit•  Browse the web “incognito,” without leaving evidence on your phone•  Use Google Maps and Google Now to find any destination•  Discover great new apps and games in the Google Play Store--even great freebies•  Create amazing images with Panorama and Photo Spheres•  Customize everything from ringtones to wallpaper and widgets•  Use Google Wallet to pay for items and send or receive money•  Optimize battery life and uncover apps that are draining power•  Control data usage to avoid costly overages•  Use your phone with a new Android Wear smartwatch

If you own or are considering a new Android smartphone, My Android Phone is your must-have companion. This friendly, quick, full-color, 100% practical tutorial walks you through every task you'll want to perform with your new Android phone, whatever brand or model you choose. Coverage includes:

  • What's new in the new Android 4.4 ("KitKat"), and how to take advantage of it
  • Web browsing with Google Chrome
  • Using your phone as a collaboration and organization tool
  • Playing media on your phone, and purchasing media from the Google Play store
  • Using your phone as a turn-by-turn navigation tool (GPS)
  • Making the most of Google Now and Navigation
  • Time saving tips for using your phone to enhance your daily life
  • Understanding the unique features of Android 4.4 phones from leading vendors such as Samsung and HTC
Every task is presented step-by-step, using carefully annotated, colorful screenshots, all numbered so there's no chance of getting lost of confused. Everything's clearly organized in modular, self-contained chapters designed to help you get started fast. Throughout, the book is packed with helpful tips, lists, and quick solutions to common problems -- all you need to master your Android smartphone and make the absolute most of it.
Number of Pages: 464
Genre: Computers + Internet
Series Title: My...series
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pearson P T R
Author: Craig James Johnston
Language: English
Street Date: July 12, 2015
TCIN: 17165936
UPC: 9780789754790
Item Number (DPCI): 247-02-5300
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