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Table of Contents

  1. The Basics

    1. Chapter 1 The Guided Tour

      1. Power/Lock Button
      2. Headset Jack
      3. About the Screen
      4. Status Bar Icons
      5. The Three Keys
      6. Micro USB Port and Charger
      7. Ringer Volume
      8. Microphone
      9. Battery
      10. SIM Card
      11. MicroSD Card
      12. Camera
      13. Samsung and Google Accounts
      14. Home Screen
      15. Easy Mode and Standard Mode
      16. Customizing the Home Screen and Panes
      17. Deleting and Adding Panes
      18. Controlling the Galaxy S4 with Your Fingers
      19. The Magic of Air Gesture, Smart Scroll, Smart Screen, and Air View
    2. Chapter 2 Typing, Texting, and Searching

      1. Using the Samsung Keyboard
      2. The Magic of the Microphone Key
      3. Using the Swype Keyboard
      4. Copying and Pasting Text
      5. Text Messaging
      6. Searching Your Galaxy S4
      7. Voice Search
    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. The Built-In Features

    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 S4 While Playing Music
      6. Playing Music and Media on Other Devices
      7. Google Music Cloud Player App
    2. Chapter 5 Camera, Photos, and Video

      1. Opening the Gallery
      2. Tagging Faces in Photos
      3. More Photo Options
      4. Working with Multiple Photos
      5. Videos in the Gallery
      6. Taking Still Photos
      7. Using the Onscreen Controls
      8. Using Different Modes
      9. Customizing Your Camera Settings
      10. Taking Video
      11. Playing S4 Video on Your TV
      12. Using Your S4 As a Universal Remote
    3. Chapter 6 Maps and Navigation

      1. Google Maps
      2. Finding Businesses and Contacts
      3. Getting Directions
      4. Turn-by-Turn Navigation
    4. Chapter 7 Calendar

      1. Using the Calendar
      2. Calendar and Geolocation
      3. Working with Multiple Calendars
      4. More Calendar Options
      5. Google Calendar on the Web
      6. Synchronizing Your Calendar with Outlook
      7. Corporate Calendar and Microsoft Exchange
  3. The Galaxy S4 Online

    1. Chapter 8 Getting Online: WiFi, 3G/4G, and Mobile Hotspots

      1. How the Galaxy S4 Gets Online
      2. Connecting via WiFi
      3. Turning Your Galaxy S4 into a WiFi Hotspot or Tethering It
      4. Configuring Wi-Fi Direct
      5. Airplane Mode
    2. Chapter 9 The Web

      1. The Galaxy S4’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. The History List
      9. Tapping Links
      10. Saving Online Images
      11. Finding Text, Sharing Pages, Getting Page Information, and More
      12. Selecting and Copying Text
      13. Online Privacy and Security
    3. Chapter 10 Email and Gmail

      1. Understanding Email on the Galaxy S4
      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. Mail from Multiple Accounts
      15. Creating and Sending Mail
      16. Using Web-Based Mail Programs
    4. Chapter 11 Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Chat, and Videochat

      1. Facebook
      2. Twitter
      3. Google+
      4. Chat and Videochat with Google Hangouts
      5. Chat and Videochat with ChatON
    5. Chapter 12 Downloading and Using Apps

      1. The Galaxy S4’s Free and Easy Approach to Apps
      2. Apps and Multitasking
      3. Where to Get Apps
      4. Using Google Play Store
      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. Thirteen Great Apps
  4. Advanced Features

    1. Chapter 13 Transferring Music, Videos, Pictures, and Other Files, and Using Group Play

      1. Connecting Your Galaxy S4 to Your Computer
      2. Transferring Files by Using Your PC
      3. Transferring Files by Using Your Mac
      4. Transferring Music, Videos, and Pictures by Using Windows Media Player
      5. Using the Galaxy S4 My Files App
      6. Using the Kies via Wi-Fi App
      7. Sharing Files by Beaming
      8. Checking Space on Your Galaxy S4
      9. Using Group Play
    2. Chapter 14 Taking the Galaxy S4 to Work

      1. Setting Up Your Galaxy S4 with Your Company Account
      2. Virtual Private Networking (VPN)
      3. Using Microsoft’s Office Mobile for Android
      4. Using Polaris Office
      5. Using Google Docs
    3. Chapter 15 Google Now and Voice Search and Control

      1. Using Google Now
      2. Using the Magic of Voice Search and Voice Control
      3. Setting Google Now and Voice Options
    4. Chapter 16 Settings

      1. Connections
      2. My Device
      3. Accounts
      4. More
  5. 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 S4
      6. Warranty and Repair
      7. Where to Go for Help