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Table of Contents

  1. The Basics

    1. Chapter 1 The Guided Tour

      1. Power/Lock Key
      2. Headset Jack
      3. About the Screen
      4. Status Bar Icons
      5. The Four Keys
      6. Micro USB Port and Charger
      7. Ringer Volume
      8. Microphone
      9. Battery
      10. SIM Card
      11. MicroSD Card
      12. Camera
      13. Home Screen
      14. Customizing the Home Screen and Panes
      15. Deleting and Adding Panes
      16. Controlling the Galaxy S II with Your Fingers
    2. Chapter 2 Typing and Texting

      1. The Keyboards
      2. Using the Android Keyboard
      3. Using the Swype Keyboard
      4. Using the Samsung Keypad
      5. Copying and Pasting Text
      6. Searching Your Samsung Galaxy S II
      7. Voice Search
      8. Text Messaging
      9. Google Talk
    3. Chapter 3 Phone Calls

      1. Placing a Phone Call
      2. Dialing a Call
      3. Managing Contacts
      4. Designating Favorites
      5. Answering Calls
      6. Conference Calling
      7. Voicemail
      8. Call Waiting
      9. Call Forwarding
      10. Caller ID
      11. Bluetooth Earpieces
  2. Music, Pictures, and Video

    1. Chapter 4 Music

      1. Where to Get Music
      2. Using the Music App
      3. Playing Your Music
      4. Creating Playlists
      5. Using Your Galaxy S II While Playing Music
      6. Playing Music and Media on Other Devices
      7. Google Music Cloud Player
    2. Chapter 5 Camera, Photos, and Video

      1. Opening the Gallery
      2. More Photo Options
      3. Working with Multiple Photos
      4. Videos in the Gallery
      5. Taking Still Photos
      6. Using the Onscreen Controls
      7. Customizing Your Photo Shooting
      8. Taking Video
      9. Using HDMI to View Photos and Videos on a TV or Monitor
      10. YouTube
  3. Maps, Apps, and Calendar

    1. Chapter 6 Maps, Navigation, and Other Galaxy S II Apps

      1. Maps
      2. Weather
      3. Reading the News
      4. Calculator
    2. Chapter 7 Calendar

      1. Using the Calendar
      2. Calendar and Geolocation
      3. Google Calendar on the Web
      4. Synchronizing Your Calendar with Outlook
      5. Corporate Calendar and Microsoft Exchange
  4. Online

    1. Chapter 8 Getting Online: Wi-Fi, 3G, and Mobile Hot Spots

      1. How the Galaxy S II Gets Online
      2. Connecting via Wi-Fi
      3. Turning Your Galaxy S II into a Wi-Fi Hot Spot or Tethering It
      4. Configuring Wi-Fi Direct
      5. Flight Mode
    2. Chapter 9 The Web

      1. The Galaxy S II’s Browser
      2. Basic Navigation and Managing Windows
      3. Navigating a Web Page
      4. Multiple Windows
      5. Web Pages Designed for Mobile Phones
      6. The Address Bar
      7. Bookmarks
      8. Most Visited and History Lists
      9. Tapping Links
      10. Saving Online Images
      11. Finding Text, Sharing Pages, Getting Page Information, and More
      12. Selecting and Copying Text
      13. Getting the Facts with RSS
      14. Online Privacy and Security
      15. Using Other Browsers
    3. Chapter 10 Email, Gmail, Twitter, and Facebook

      1. Understanding Email on the Galaxy S II
      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. Setting Up Email Accounts
      11. Reading Mail
      12. Handling Attachments and Pictures in Email
      13. Managing Mail
      14. Creating and Sending Mail
      15. Using Web-Based Mail Programs
      16. The Samsung Social Hub
      17. Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn on the Galaxy S II
    4. Chapter 11 Downloading and Using Apps

      1. The Galaxy S II’s Free and Easy Approach to Apps
      2. Apps and Multitasking
      3. Where to Get Apps
      4. Using Market
      5. Downloading from the Web
      6. Downloading and Using a Bar Code Scanner
      7. Updating Apps
      8. Managing, Sharing, and Uninstalling Apps
      9. Putting an App on the Home Screen or Panes
      10. Troubleshooting Apps
      11. Six Great Apps
  5. Advanced

    1. Chapter 12 Transferring Music, Videos, Pictures, and Other Files

      1. Connecting Your Galaxy S II to Your Computer
      2. Transferring Files Using Your PC
      3. Transferring Files Using Your Mac
      4. Transferring Music, Videos, and Pictures from a PC Using Windows Media Player
      5. Transferring Music, Videos, and Pictures to Your PC
      6. Using the Galaxy S II Files Application
      7. Checking Space on Your Galaxy S II
    2. Chapter 13 Taking the Galaxy S II to Work

      1. Setting Up Your Galaxy S II with Your Company Account
      2. Virtual Private Networking (VPN)
      3. Using Google Docs
      4. Using Microsoft Office
    3. Chapter 14 Controlling the Galaxy S II with Your Voice

      1. Two Ways to Control the Galaxy S II by Voice
      2. Using the Magic of Voice Search
      3. What You Can Do with Voice Search
      4. Using Voice Talk
      5. What Can You Control with Your Voice?
      6. Setting Voice Talk and Voice Search Options
    4. Chapter 15 Settings

      1. Wireless and Network
      2. Call
      3. Sound
      4. Display
      5. Power Saving Mode
      6. Location and Security
      7. Applications
      8. Accounts and Sync
      9. Motion
      10. Privacy
      11. Storage
      12. Language and Keyboard
      13. Voice Input and Output
      14. Accessibility
      15. Dock Settings
      16. Date and Time
      17. About Phone
      18. Software Update
  6. Appendixes

    1. Appendix Setup and Signup

      1. Choosing a Plan
      2. Making Account Changes on the Web
      3. Upgrading to the Newest Software
    2. Appendix Accessories

      1. Useful Accessories
      2. Places to Shop
    3. Appendix Troubleshooting and Maintenance

      1. Make Sure Your Software is Up-to-Date
      2. Fixing a Frozen Phone
      3. Correcting Email Settings
      4. Troubleshooting the SD Card
      5. Resetting the Galaxy S II
      6. Warranty and Repair
      7. Where to Go for Help