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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 The Guided Tour

    1. Power/Lock Key

    2. About the Screen

    3. Home Screen

    4. Notification Panel and Quick Settings

    5. The Three (and Sometimes Four) Soft Buttons

    6. Searching

    7. Customizing the Home Screen and Panes

    8. Putting Widgets and App Shortcuts on the Home Screen

    9. Changing the Home Screen’s Wallpaper

    10. Controlling the Xoom with Your Fingers

    11. Using the Keyboard

    12. Headphone Jack

    13. SD Card and 4G SIM Card

    14. Micro USB Port

    15. HDMI Port

    16. Charging Port and Cable

    17. Microphone

    18. Ringer Volume

    19. Cameras

    20. Speakers

  2. Chapter 2 Getting Online: Wi-Fi, 3G, 4G, and Mobile

    1. How the Xoom Gets Online

    2. Connecting Via Wi-Fi

    3. Setting Up and Managing Your Google Account

    4. Turning Your Xoom into a Wi-Fi Hotspot

    5. Give your Computer an Internet Connection with USB and Bluetooth Tethering

  3. Chapter 3 Navigating the Web

    1. The Xoom’s Browser

    2. Navigating a Web Page

    3. Using and Managing Tabs

    4. Web Pages Designed for Mobile Devices

    5. The Address Bar

    6. Bookmarks

    7. Syncing the Xoom’s Bookmarks with Your Computer’s

    8. Most Visited and History Lists

    9. Tapping Links

    10. Saving Online Images

    11. Copying Text, Finding Text, Getting Page Information, and More

    12. Online Privacy and Security

  4. Chapter 4 Downloading and Using Apps

    1. Android’s Free and Easy Approach to Apps

    2. Apps and Multitasking

    3. Where to Get Apps

    4. Using Market

    5. Downloading Using Market on the Web

    6. Downloading from the Web

    7. Downloading and Using a Bar Code Scanner

    8. Updating Apps

    9. Managing, Sharing, and Uninstalling Apps

    10. Putting an App on the Home Screen or Panes

    11. Troubleshooting Apps

  5. Chapter 5 Ten Great Android Apps

    1. Games

    2. Productivity

    3. Music and Pictures

    4. Information

  6. Chapter 6 Contacts, Chat, and Video Chat

    1. How You Chat

    2. Starting Google Talk

    3. Starting a Chat Session

    4. Responding to a Chat Invitation

    5. How to Chat

    6. Video Chat

    7. Audio Chat

    8. Managing Google Talk

    9. Searching Google Talk

    10. Other Chat Apps

    11. Contacts

    12. Managing Contacts

  7. Chapter 7 Facebook, Twitter, and Other Social Apps

    1. How Do I Get Social?

    2. Using Facebook

    3. Twitter

    4. Other Social Networking Apps

  8. Chapter 8 Maps and Navigation

    1. Using Google Maps

    2. How Your Xoom Finds Your Location

    3. Searching Maps

    4. Street View

    5. Turn-by-Turn Navigation

  9. Chapter 9 Books and Magazines

    1. Using Google Books

    2. Using the Kindle App

    3. Magazines and Newspapers

  10. Chapter 10 Music

    1. Transferring Files from Your PC and Mac to Your Xoom

    2. Playing Music

    3. Playing Music and Media on Other Devices

  11. Chapter 11 Camera, Photos, and Video

    1. Opening the Gallery

    2. Working with Multiple Photos

    3. Handy Options in the Gallery

    4. Sharing Photos with Picasa

    5. Videos in the Gallery

    6. Taking Still Photos

    7. Taking Video

    8. YouTube

  12. Chapter 12 Gmail and Email

    1. Understanding Email on Your Tablet

    2. Setting Up Gmail

    3. Reading Mail in Gmail

    4. Replying and Forwarding in Gmail

    5. Understanding Gmail’s Organization

    6. Managing Incoming Mail in Gmail

    7. Writing Messages in Gmail

    8. Working with Labels and Search

    9. Searching Gmail

    10. Gmail Settings

    11. Add a Gmail Widget

    12. Setting Up Email Accounts

    13. Reading Mail

    14. Handling Attachments and Pictures in Email

    15. Managing, Creating, and Sending Mail

    16. Account Settings

    17. Add an Email Widget

    18. Using Web-Based Mail Programs

  13. Chapter 13 Calendar

    1. Using the Calendar

    2. Geolocation and the Calendar

    3. Creating and Using a Calendar Widget

    4. Google Calendar on the Web

    5. Synchronizing Your Calendar with Outlook

    6. Corporate Calendar and Microsoft Exchange

  14. Chapter 14 Getting Work Done with Your Xoom

    1. Setting Up Your Xoom with Your Company Account

    2. Virtual Private Networking (VPN)

    3. Using Google Docs

    4. Microsoft Office

  15. Chapter 15 Controlling Your Xoom with Your Voice

    1. Using the Magic of Voice Actions

    2. What You Can Do with Voice Actions

    3. How Voice Actions Is Different on a Xoom than on a Phone

    4. Blocking Offensive Words

    5. Send a Voice Recording

    6. Training Your Xoom to Obey

  16. Chapter 16 Settings

    1. Wireless & Networks

    2. Sound

    3. Screen

    4. Location & Security

    5. Applications

    6. Accounts & Sync

    7. Privacy

    8. Storage

    9. Language & Input

    10. Accessibility

    11. Date & Time

    12. About Tablet

  1. Appendix Setup, Signup, and Accessories

    1. Accessories

    2. Places to Shop

  2. Appendix Troubleshooting and Maintenance

    1. Make Sure Your Software Is Up to Date

    2. Fixing a Frozen Xoom

    3. Resetting Your Xoom

    4. Correcting Email Settings

    5. Encrypting Your Xoom

    6. Upgrading Your Xoom to 4G

    7. Warranty and Repair

    8. Finding Help