Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Set Up Your iPad

    1. Meet the iPad

    2. Meet the iPad Mini

    3. Turn the iPad On and Off

    4. Find the Home Button and Cameras

    5. Activate and Set Up Your iPad Over WiFi

    6. Activate and Set Up Your iPad via USB

    7. Sync Your iPad with iTunes

    8. Tour iTunes

    9. Charge the iPad Battery

    10. Extend Battery Life

  2. Chapter 2 Tour Your Tablet

    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. Your Home Screen Apps

    6. Organize Your Home Screen Icons

    7. Navigate Multiple Home Screens

    8. Make Home Screen App Folders

    9. Switch or Quit Open 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. Command Your iPad with Siri

    6. Enter Text By Voice

    7. Use the Split Keyboard

    8. Add an External Keyboard

    9. Use an International or Emoji Keyboard

    10. Cut, Copy, Paste, and Replace Text

    11. Use the iPad’s Global Dictionary

    12. Search the iPad

    13. Use AirDrop to Transfer Files

    14. 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. Use a Cellular Data Network

    5. Pick an AT&T Service Plan

    6. Pick a Verizon Service Plan

    7. Pick a Sprint or T-Mobile Service Plan

    8. Sign Up for Cellular Data Service

    9. Transfer an Old Data Plan to a New iPad

    10. Turn Cellular Data Service Off or On

    11. Check, Change, or Cancel Data Plans

    12. Use a Mobile Broadband Hotspot

    13. Use the iPad as a Personal Hotspot

    14. Make Internet Calls with FaceTime

    15. Use Skype to Make Internet Calls

    16. Travel Internationally with the iPad

  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. See Links Shared From Twitter

    7. Jump to Other Web Pages

    8. Create and Use Bookmarks

    9. Make Home Screen Bookmarks

    10. Call Up Your History List

    11. Manage Bookmarks and Folders

    12. Play Favorites With Your Bookmarks

    13. Sync Bookmarks

    14. Save and Mail Images from the Web

    15. Stream Web Audio and Video

    16. Work with Online Apps

    17. Use iCloud Tabs

    18. Use the Safari Share Menu

    19. Use Autofill to Save Time

    20. Save Credit Card Numbers in Safari

    21. Social Networking on Your iPad

    22. Surf Securely

    23. Use Other Web Browsers

  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. Set Up a VIP Mailbox

    7. Customize Your Mailbox List

    8. Flag Messages for Later

    9. Manage Your Email

    10. Adjust Mail Settings

    11. Webmail On the iPad

    12. POP3 and IMAP Accounts on the iPad

    13. Send Text Messages

    14. 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. Track Time With the iPad’s Clock

    7. Use Reminders

    8. Use Notifications

    9. Visit the iPad’s Control Center

    10. Hang Out the “Do Not Disturb” Sign

    11. Set App Privacy Settings

    12. Find Your Way with Maps

    13. See Maps in Different Views

    14. Locate Your Position Using GPS

    15. Get Directions on the Map

    16. Use Facebook on the iPad

  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. More Ways to Get Your Game On

    6. Play Multiplayer Games in Person

    7. Troubleshoot Games

    8. An iPad Games Gallery

    9. Use an External Game Controller

  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 11 Window: An Introduction

    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 Your iPad

    11. Troubleshoot Syncing Problems

    12. Use iTunes in the Cloud

    13. Use iTunes Home Sharing on Your iPad

    14. Stream and Mirror Files with AirPlay

    15. Manage Your Expectations With Up Next

    16. Use iTunes Match

  13. Chapter 13 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

    6. Play iTunes Radio

    7. Control the Now Playing Screen

    8. Make Playlists

    9. Make Genius Playlists on the iPad

    10. Use the Podcasts App

    11. Go to School at iTunes U

    12. Make Music with GarageBand

  14. Chapter 14 Watch, Create, 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. Play iPad Videos on Your TV

    5. Shoot Your Own Videos

    6. Share Your Video Clips

    7. Edit Videos on the iPad

    8. Edit Videos with iMovie

    9. Video Formats That Work on the iPad

    10. Delete Videos

  15. Chapter 15 View, Shoot, Edit, and Manage Photos

    1. Get Pictures onto Your iPad

    2. Take Photos With the iPad’s Camera

    3. Take High Dynamic Range Photos

    4. Take Portraits with Photo Booth

    5. Find Pictures on Your iPad

    6. View Pictures on Your iPad

    7. Share and Print Photos

    8. Edit Photos on the iPad

    9. Use Camera Filters

    10. Delete Photos From Your iPad

    11. Use iPhoto for iPad

    12. Play Slideshows on Your iPad

    13. Play Slideshows on Your TV

    14. Change the iPad’s Wallpaper

  16. Chapter 16 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. Stream Photos with iCloud

    5. Share Your Photo Stream

    6. Using Shared Photo Streams

    7. Lock Up Passwords on iCloud Keychain

  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 Your iPad’s Software

    5. Use iPad Backup Files

    6. Start Over: Restore Your iPad’s Software

    7. Find a Missing iPad

    8. Protect Your iPad From Theft

    9. Protect Your iPad From Damage

    10. Find an iPad Repair Shop

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