Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Set Up Your iPad

    1. Meet the iPad

    2. Turn the iPad On and Off

    3. Find the Home Button and Cameras

    4. Activate and Set Up Your iPad Over WiFi

    5. Activate and Set Up Your iPad via USB

    6. Sync Your iPad with iTunes

    7. Tour iTunes

    8. Charge the iPad Battery

    9. Extend Battery Life

  2. Chapter 2 Tour Your iPad

    1. Use the Home Button

    2. Use the Mute/Lock and Volume Buttons

    3. Connect Through iPad Jacks and Ports

    4. Add Earbuds and Earphones

    5. The Home Screen App Directory

    6. Organize Your Home Screen Icons

    7. Navigate Multiple Home Screens

    8. Make Home Screen App Folders

    9. Use the Home Button to Switch Apps

    10. Keep the iPad Screen Clean

  3. Chapter 3 Interact with Your iPad

    1. Finger Moves for the iPad

    2. Use the Standard iPad Keyboard

    3. iPad Keyboard Shortcuts

    4. Use Multitasking Gestures on the iPad

    5. Enter Text By Voice

    6. Use the Split Keyboard

    7. Add an External Keyboard

    8. Use an International or Emoji Keyboard

    9. Cut, Copy, Paste, and Replace Text

    10. Use the iPad’s Global Dictionary

    11. Search the iPad

    12. Print with Your iPad

  4. Chapter 4 Get Online

    1. WiFi Versus Cellular Networks

    2. Get Your WiFi Connection

    3. Use Public WiFi Hotspots

    4. Stay Secure: WiFi Network Safety Tips

    5. Use a Cellular Data Network

    6. Pick an AT&T Service Plan

    7. Pick a Verizon Service Plan

    8. Sign Up for Cellular Data Service

    9. Transfer an Old Data Plan to a New iPad

    10. Use a Mobile Broadband Hotspot

    11. Use a Verizon iPad as a Personal Hotspot

    12. Turn Cellular Data Service Off or On

    13. Change or Cancel Data Plans

    14. Travel Internationally with the iPad

    15. Use Skype to Make Internet Calls

  5. Chapter 5 Surf the Web

    1. Take a Safari Tour

    2. Use Browser Tabs in Safari

    3. Zoom and Scroll Through Web Pages

    4. Use Safari Reader

    5. Use Safari’s Reading List

    6. Jump to Other Web Pages

    7. Use Autofill to Save Time

    8. Create and Use Bookmarks

    9. Make Home Screen Bookmarks

    10. Call Up Your History List

    11. Edit and Organize Bookmarks and Folders

    12. Sync Your Bookmarks

    13. Save and Mail Images from the Web

    14. Stream Web Audio and Video

    15. Work with Online Apps

    16. Social Networking on the iPad

    17. Use Safari Security

  6. Chapter 6 Keep in Touch with Email and Messaging

    1. Set Up an Email Account (or Two)

    2. Tour the Mail Program

    3. Read Mail

    4. Write and Send Email

    5. Format Your Messages

    6. Manage Your Email

    7. Adjust Mail Settings

    8. Webmail on the iPad

    9. POP3 and IMAP Accounts on the iPad

    10. Send Text Messages

    11. Use Twitter

  7. Chapter 7 Organize Your Life with the iPad’s Apps

    1. Sync Your Personal Info to the iPad

    2. Set Up Your Calendars

    3. Use the iPad Calendar

    4. Maintain Contacts

    5. Take Notes

    6. Use Reminders

    7. Use Notifications

    8. Find Your Way with Maps

    9. Locate Your Position Using GPS

    10. Get Directions on the Map

  8. Chapter 8 Shop the App Store

    1. Go to the App Store

    2. Tour the App Store

    3. Set Up an Apple ID

    4. Buy, Download, and Install Apps

    5. Uninstall Apps

    6. Search for Apps

    7. Scale Up iPhone Apps

    8. Sync and Organize Apps in iTunes

    9. Adjust App Preferences

    10. Update Apps

    11. Troubleshoot Apps

  9. Chapter 9 Read iBooks and ePeriodicals

    1. Download the iBooks App

    2. Go to the iBookstore

    3. Browse and Search for Books

    4. Buy and Download a Book

    5. Find Free iBooks

    6. Sync Books Using iTunes

    7. Read Other Ebooks on the iPad

    8. Read an iBook

    9. Change the Type in an iBook

    10. Search an iBook

    11. Use the Dictionary

    12. Create Bookmarks and Margin Notes

    13. Use iBooks Textbooks

    14. Delete or Rearrange iBooks

    15. Use Newsstand for Your ePeriodicals

    16. Subscribe to ePublications

    17. Find Newspaper and Magazine Apps

  10. Chapter 10 Play Games

    1. Find iPad Games

    2. Play Games

    3. Sign Up for Game Center

    4. Get Social with Game Center

    5. Play Multiplayer Games in Person

    6. Troubleshoot Games

    7. An iPad Games Gallery

  11. Chapter 11 Get Productive with iWork

    1. Meet iWork

    2. Get Started with iWork

    3. Create Documents in Pages

    4. Create Spreadsheets in Numbers

    5. Create Presentations in Keynote

    6. Import, Export, and Share iWork Files

    7. Troubleshooting iWork Files

    8. Find Alternatives to iWork

  12. Chapter 12 Sync and Share Media Files Using iTunes and iCloud

    1. The iTunes Window

    2. How iTunes Organizes Your Content

    3. Where iTunes Stores Your Files

    4. The iTunes Store

    5. The Wireless iTunes Store

    6. Check for Downloads

    7. Authorize Computers for iTunes and Home Sharing

    8. Deauthorize Your Computer

    9. Automatically Sync the iPad

    10. Manually Sync to Your iPad

    11. Troubleshoot Syncing Problems

    12. Use iTunes in the Cloud

    13. Use iTunes Match

    14. Use iTunes Home Sharing on Your iPad

    15. Stream and Mirror Files with AirPlay

  13. Chapter 13 Master iTunes On the Desktop

    1. Change the Look of the iTunes Window

    2. Change the Size of the iTunes Window

    3. Change Import Settings for Better Audio Quality

    4. Four Ways to Browse Your Collection

    5. Search for Songs in iTunes

    6. Change a Song’s File Format

    7. Improve Your Tunes with the Graphic Equalizer

    8. Edit Song Information

    9. Edit Album Information and Song Gaps

    10. Make a New Playlist in iTunes

    11. Change or Delete an Existing Playlist

    12. Make a Genius Playlist in iTunes

    13. Genius Mixes in iTunes

    14. You’re the Critic: Rate Your Music

    15. Smart Playlists: Another Way for iTunes to Assemble Song Sets

    16. Ping Your Way to New Music

    17. Get Album Art in iTunes

    18. See Your iTunes Purchase History and Get iTunes Store Help

    19. Set Up Multiple iTunes Libraries

    20. Move the iTunes Music/Media Folder to an External Drive

  14. Chapter 14 Manage and Play Music and Other Audio

    1. Get Music and Audio for Your iPad

    2. Sync Music, Audiobooks, and Podcasts

    3. Explore the Music Menu

    4. Play Music

    5. Play Audiobooks and Podcasts

    6. Control the Now Playing Screen

    7. Make Playlists

    8. Make Genius Playlists on the iPad

    9. Make Music with GarageBand

  15. Chapter 15 Watch, Make, and Edit Videos

    1. Get Video onto Your iPad

    2. Transfer Video from iTunes to iPad

    3. Find and Play Videos on Your iPad

    4. Watch YouTube Clips

    5. Play iPad Videos on Your TV

    6. Shoot Your Own Videos

    7. Share Your Video Clips

    8. Edit Videos on the iPad

    9. Edit Videos with iMovie

    10. Video Formats That Work on the iPad

    11. Delete Videos

    12. Make Video Calls with FaceTime

  16. Chapter 16 View, Shoot, Edit, and Manage Photos

    1. Get Pictures onto Your iPad

    2. Take Photos With the iPad’s Camera

    3. Take Portraits with Photo Booth

    4. Find Pictures on Your iPad

    5. View Pictures on Your iPad

    6. Edit Photos on the iPad

    7. Use iPhoto for iPad

    8. Play Slideshows on Your iPad

    9. Play Slideshows on Your TV

    10. Change the iPad’s Wallpaper

    11. Turn the iPad into a Picture Frame

  17. Chapter 17 Back Up and Sync Your Gadgets with iCloud

    1. Set Up iCloud on Your iPad

    2. Set Up iCloud on Your Computer

    3. Using iWork with iCloud on the Web

    4. Share and Stream Photos with iCloud

  1. Appendix iPad Settings

    1. Tour the iPad’s Settings

  2. Appendix iPad Troubleshooting and Care

    1. Troubleshooting Basics

    2. Reset Your iPad

    3. Download iTunes and iTunes Updates, and Reinstall iTunes

    4. Update the iPad’s Software

    5. Use iPad Backup Files

    6. Start Over: Restore Your iPad’s Software

    7. Protect Your iPad

    8. Find a Lost iPad

    9. Find an iPad Repair Shop

    10. AppleCare—What It Is and Whether You Need It