Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. The iPad Basics

    1. Chapter 1 The Guided Tour

      1. Sleep Switch (On/Off)
      2. The Lock Screen
      3. Home Button
      4. Mute Switch, Volume Keys
      5. Screen
      6. Cameras
      7. Sensors
      8. SIM Card Slot
      9. Headphone Jack
      10. Speakers
      11. The Charge/Sync Connector
      12. In the Box
      13. Seven Basic Finger Techniques
      14. Charging the iPad
      15. Battery Life Tips
      16. The Home Screen
      17. Control Center
      18. Notifications
      19. Password (or Fingerprint) Protection
    2. Chapter 2 Typing, Editing & Searching

      1. The Keyboard
      2. Dictation
      3. Cut, Copy, Paste
      4. The Definitions Dictionary
      5. Speak!
      6. Spotlight: Global Search
    3. Chapter 3 Siri & Speech

      1. Siri Voice Command
      2. How to Use Siri
      3. How to Use “Hey, Siri”
      4. What to Say to Siri
      5. Advanced Siri
    4. Chapter 4 Calling & FaceTime

      1. FaceTime Audio Calls
      2. Fun with FaceTime Audio Calls
      3. FaceTime Video Calls
      4. Do Not Disturb
      5. Making Actual Phone Calls
      6. Contacts
      7. Bluetooth Accessories
    5. Chapter 5 Texting & iMessages

      1. Text Messages (SMS)
      2. iMessages
      3. Instant Audio, Video, and Photos
      4. iMessage Settings
      5. Regular Text Messages
      6. Text Messages Using Apps
    6. Chapter 6 Accessibility

      1. VoiceOver
      2. Zooming
      3. Invert Colors and Grayscale
      4. Speech
      5. How to De-Sparsify iOS 8’s Design
      6. Hearing Assistance
      7. Media (Subtitle Options)
      8. Guided Access (Kiosk Mode)
      9. Switch Control
      10. AssistiveTouch
      11. Home-Click Speed
      12. Accessibility Shortcut
  2. Pix, Flix, & Apps

    1. Chapter 7 Music

      1. iTunes Radio
      2. Playlists
      3. Genius Playlists
      4. Artists, Songs…
      5. Playback Control: Now Playing
      6. Multi(music)tasking
      7. Speakers and Headphones
      8. Familiar iPod Features
      9. The iTunes Store
      10. The Videos App
    2. Chapter 8 Taking Photos, Shooting Videos

      1. The Camera App
      2. Photo Mode
      3. Square Mode
      4. Pano Mode
      5. Video Mode
      6. Slo-Mo Mode
      7. Time-Lapse Mode
      8. Trimming a Video
      9. The Photos App
      10. Editing Photos
      11. 753 Ways to Use Photos and Videos
      12. My Photo Stream
      13. iCloud Photo Sharing
      14. iCloud Photo Library
      15. Capturing the Screen
    3. Chapter 9 All About Apps

      1. Two Ways to the App Store
      2. Organizing Your Apps
      3. Folders
      4. App Preferences
      5. App Updates
      6. How to Find Good Apps
      7. The App Switcher
      8. AirPrint: Printing from the iPad
      9. The Share Sheet
      10. AirDrop
      11. iCloud Drive
    4. Chapter 10 The Built-In Apps

      1. Calendar
      2. Clock
      3. Game Center
      4. iBooks
      5. Maps
      6. Newsstand
      7. Notes
      8. Photo Booth
      9. Podcasts
      10. Reminders
      11. Tips
      12. More Standard Apps
  3. The iPad Online

    1. Chapter 11 Getting Online

      1. WiFi Hotspots
      2. Airplane Mode and WiFi Off Mode
      3. Personal Hotspot (Tethering)
      4. The Cellular iPad
      5. Twitter and Facebook
    2. Chapter 12 The Web

      1. Safari Tour
      2. Zooming and Scrolling
      3. Full-Screen Mode
      4. Typing a Web Address
      5. Searching in Safari
      6. Bookmarks
      7. The Reading List
      8. Shared Links ( )
      9. Web Clips
      10. The History List
      11. Tapping Links
      12. Saving Graphics
      13. Saved Passwords and Credit Cards
      14. Manipulating Multiple Pages
      15. The Favorites Page
      16. Reader View
      17. Open the Full Site
      18. Web Security
    3. Chapter 13 Email

      1. Setting Up Your Account
      2. Downloading Mail
      3. VIPs and Flagged Messages
      4. What to Do with a Message
      5. Writing Messages
      6. Surviving Email Overload
  4. Connections

    1. Chapter 14 Syncing with iTunes

      1. The Three Faces of iTunes
      2. Your Stuff
      3. iTunes Store
      4. Syncing the iPad
      5. iTunes Tabs
      6. Summary Tab
      7. Apps Tab
      8. Music Tab
      9. Movies and TV Shows Tabs
      10. Podcasts Tab
      11. Books Tab
      12. Tones Tab
      13. Photos Tab (Computer→iPad)
      14. Info Tab
      15. On My Device
      16. One iPad, Multiple Computers
      17. One Computer, Multiple iPads
      18. Backing Up the iPad
    2. Chapter 15 iCloud & Continuity

      1. What iCloud Giveth
      2. iCloud Sync
      3. Photo Stream, Photo Sharing
      4. Find My iPad
      5. Email
      6. Video, Music, Apps: Locker in the Sky
      7. iTunes Match
      8. The Price of Free
      9. Apple Pay (iPad Air 2, Mini 3)
      10. Family Sharing
      11. Continuity
    3. Chapter 16 The Corporate iPad

      1. The Perks
      2. Setup
      3. Exchange + Your Stuff
      4. A Word on Troubleshooting
      5. Virtual Private Networking (VPN)
    4. Chapter 17 Settings

      1. Two Settings Tricks
      2. Airplane Mode
      3. WiFi
      4. Carrier
      5. Bluetooth
      6. Cellular Data (Cellular iPads)
      7. VPN
      8. Personal Hotspot
      9. Notifications
      10. Control Center
      11. Do Not Disturb
      12. General
      13. Display & Brightness
      14. Wallpaper
      15. Sounds
      16. Touch ID & Passcode
      17. Privacy
      18. iCloud
      19. iTunes & App Store
      20. Passbook and Apple Pay
      21. Mail, Contacts, Calendars
      22. Notes
      23. Reminders
      24. Messages
      25. FaceTime
      26. Maps
      27. Safari
      28. Music
      29. Videos
      30. Photos & Camera
      31. iBooks
      32. Podcasts
      33. Game Center
      34. Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Vimeo
      35. App Preferences
  5. Appendixes

    1. Appendix Signup & Setup

      1. Buying a New iPad
      2. Setting Up a New iPad
      3. Upgrading an iPad to iOS 8
      4. Software Updates
      5. Restrictions and Parental Controls
      6. Cases and Accessories
    2. Appendix Troubleshooting & Maintenance

      1. First Rule: Install the Updates
      2. Seven Ways to Reset the iPad
      3. iPad Doesn’t Turn On
      4. Battery Life Is Terrible
      5. Out of Space
      6. Warranty and Repair
      7. The Battery Replacement Program
      8. What to Do about a Cracked Screen
      9. Where to Go from Here