Android Tablets For Dummies
By Dan Gookin
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: March 2013
Pages: 320

Learn to:

  • Navigate the touchscreen, surf the web, and manage e-mail
  • Read e-books, play games and music, and watch videos
  • Update your social media sites and use the built-in camera


Welcome, Android! Here's Dan Gookin's guide to making the most of your terrific tablet

Remember all those science fiction movies about how one day, you'd have a robot to assist you? Well, it's not a robot — it's an Android. And with Dan Gookin's helpful advice, you can train it to do your bidding. Learn how to talk to it, use the navigation system, text, send e-mail, take photos, video chat, create and print documents, and much more.

  • A tasty tablet — find out whether yours is the Ice Cream Sandwich or Jelly Bean operating system and how to set it up
  • It's touching — use the touchscreen to tap apps, type text, browse the web, check your e-mail, and update your social media
  • Can we talk? — explore Google Talk, set up a Skype account, and video chat with friends anywhere
  • All the things it is — locate businesses, take photos and video, manage your pictures, play music, enjoy a game, and update your calendar
  • Hit the road — learn how to prepare your tablet for travel, protect it, and secure your data on the go

Open the book and find:

  • How and why to set up a Google account
  • Why your tablet needs a home
  • Tips for using the address book
  • Web browsing advice
  • How your tablet can tell you where you are
  • Wi-Fi and cellular pros and cons
  • Ways to keep your Android tablet happy
  • How to use your tablet for phone calls and video chats
  • Solutions to common problems
  • Ten fantastic free apps
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