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Android Smartphones For Dummies

DiMarzio, Jerome


1. Edition November 2022
288 Pages, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-90038-2
John Wiley & Sons

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Become smartphone savvy with Dummies

Android Smartphones For Dummies is the all-new guide to Android phones with the familiar Dummies charm everyone loves. This book will give Android rookies a crash-course in how to use these popular phones. You'll go beyond the basics of texting and taking photos--we'll walk you through all the pro tips and tricks for customizing your phone, optimizing all your settings, using social media (safely), and making the most of apps and widgets. We'll even teach you how to make calls, because phones can still do that.
* Set up and customize your new Android phone
* Take stunning pictures, video, and even selfies
* Find the best apps to make your life easier and more fun
* Keep your data secure and private while you browse the internet

New and inexperienced Android users will love the helpful, step-by-step guidance and friendly advice in Android Smartphones For Dummies.

Introduction 1

Part 1: The Unboxing 3

Chapter 1: Introducing All Things Android 5

Chapter 2: Checking Out and Charging What's in the Box 11

Chapter 3: Deciding on Carrier Service 25

Chapter 4: Setting Up Your Device 31

Chapter 5: Tapping and Swiping Your Way around the Phone 43

Part 2: The Grand Tour 53

Chapter 6: Unlocking the Secrets of the Screens 55

Chapter 7: G-Whiz: The Google Experience 67

Chapter 8: Investigating Apps for Everything 89

Chapter 9: Finding Widgets for Your Gadget 105

Chapter 10: Enjoying Quick Access Features 113

Chapter 11: Staying in the Know with Notifications 125

Chapter 12: Customizing Your Settings. 135

Part 3: Communicating Anytime, Anywhere 153

Chapter 13: Texting to Keep in Touch 155

Chapter 14: Using the Phone as a Phone 169

Chapter 15: Browsing the Internet and Maintaining Your Privacy 181

Chapter 16: Keeping It Social 191

Chapter 17: Smile! Using the Camera 199

Part 4: Personalizing Just the Way You Like It 221

Chapter 18: Customizing Your Device 223

Chapter 19: Saying 'Hey' to Google 233

Part 5: The Part of Tens 245

Chapter 20: Ten Cool Tips and Tricks 247

Chapter 21: Ten Settings to Enable 255

Chapter 22: Ten Settings to Disable. 259

Index 263
J.F. DiMarzio has nearly 30 years' experience developing games and applications for a variety of operating systems and in several programming languages. He is a veteran Android developer, the author of 15 books, and has worked with organizations including The Walt Disney Company and the U.S. Department of Defense.