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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. Multipurpose Jack and Charger
      7. Ringer Volume
      8. Microphone
      9. Battery
      10. SIM Card
      11. MicroSD Card
      12. Camera
      13. Water-Resistant Case
      14. Samsung and Google Accounts
      15. Home Screen
      16. Easy Mode and Standard Mode
      17. Customizing the Home Screen and Panes
      18. Controlling the Galaxy S5 with Your Fingers
      19. The Magic of the S5’s Gestures
      20. Using Multi Window
    2. Chapter 2 Typing, Texting, and Searching

      1. Using the Samsung Keyboard
      2. The Magic of the Microphone Key
      3. Copying and Pasting Text
      4. Text Messaging
      5. Searching Your Galaxy S5
      6. 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 S5 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. Taking Video
      10. Playing S5 Video on Your TV
      11. Using Your S5 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 S5 Online

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

      1. How the Galaxy S5 Gets Online
      2. Connecting via WiFi
      3. Turning Your Galaxy S5 into a WiFi Hotspot or Tethering It
      4. Configuring Wi-Fi Direct
      5. Wi-Fi Calling
      6. Airplane Mode
    2. Chapter 9 The Web

      1. The Galaxy S5’s Browser
      2. Basic Navigation and Managing Windows
      3. Navigating a Web Page
      4. Web Pages Designed for Mobile Phones
      5. The Address Bar
      6. Bookmarks
      7. The History List
      8. Tapping Links
      9. Saving Online Images
      10. Finding Text, Sharing Pages, Getting Page Information, and More
      11. Selecting and Copying Text
      12. Online Privacy and Security
    3. Chapter 10 Email and Gmail

      1. Understanding Email on the Galaxy S5
      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
    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 S5’s Free and Easy Approach to Apps
      2. Apps and Multitasking
      3. Where to Get Apps
      4. Using Google’s 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 S5 to Your Computer
      2. Transferring Files by Using Your PC
      3. Transferring Files by Using Your Mac
      4. Using the Galaxy S5 My Files App
      5. Sharing Files by NFC and Beaming
      6. Quick Connect
      7. Checking Space on Your Galaxy S5
      8. Using Group Play
    2. Chapter 14 Taking the Galaxy S5 to Work

      1. Setting Up Your Galaxy S5 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 My Magazine, Google Now, and Voice Search and Control

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

      1. Quick Settings
      2. Network Connections
      3. Connect and Share
      4. Sound and Display
      5. Personalization
      6. Motion
      7. User and Backup
      8. System
      9. Applications
  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 S5
      6. Warranty and Repair
      7. Where to Go for Help