Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. Basic Training

    1. Chapter 1 Turning Your iPad On and Off

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Turning On Your iPad
      3. Turning Off Your iPad
      4. Putting Your iPad to Sleep
      5. Putting Your iPad to Sleep Automatically
      6. Waking Up Your iPad from Sleep Mode
      7. Turning Airplane Mode On and Off (3G iPad Models Only)
      8. Additional Ideas for Turning Your iPad On and Off
    2. Chapter 2 Charging and Conserving Battery Power

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Recharging an iPad
      3. Turning Off Push Accounts
      4. Turning Off Location Services
      5. Monitoring Battery Life
      6. Turning Off Bluetooth
      7. Additional Ideas for Conserving Power
    3. Chapter 3 Using Your iPad’s Physical and Virtual Controls

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Viewing the Home Screen
      3. Adjusting the Volume
      4. Multitasking with the Home Button
      5. Configuring the Silent/Screen Rotation Lock Switch
      6. Muting the Volume or Locking the Screen Rotation Without the Side Switch
      7. Adjusting the Screen Brightness
      8. Additional Ideas for Controlling Your iPad
    4. Chapter 4 Controlling the iPad User Interface

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Using the Multi-Touch Screen
      3. Additional Ideas for Controlling Your iPad
    5. Chapter 5 Using and Customizing the Virtual Keyboard

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Displaying Different Virtual Keyboards
      3. Typing on a Virtual Keyboard
      4. Selecting, Copying, and Cutting Text
      5. Spellchecking
      6. Customizing the Virtual Keyboard
      7. Turning Off Audible Keyboard Clicks
      8. Typing Foreign Characters
      9. Additional Ideas for Using the Virtual Keyboard
  2. Making the Most of Your iPad

    1. Chapter 6 Customizing the Home Screen

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Rearranging Icons on the Home Screen
      3. Putting Apps on the Dock
      4. Modifying the Wallpaper
      5. Additional Ideas for Customizing Your Home Screen
    2. Chapter 7 Using Parental Controls

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Blocking iPad Features
      3. Filtering Content
      4. Disabling Restrictions
      5. Additional Ideas for Using Restrictions on Your iPad
    3. Chapter 8 Protecting Your Privacy

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Setting (or Removing) a Passcode
      3. Defining When to Ask for a Passcode
      4. Erasing Data After 10 Incorrect Passcodes
      5. Additional Ideas for Protecting Your iPad
    4. Chapter 9 Setting Up an Internet Connection

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Setting Up a Wi-Fi Connection
      3. Forgetting a Wi-Fi Network
      4. Connecting to a 3G Cellular Network
      5. Canceling (or Switching) a Cellular Data Plan
      6. Additional Ideas for Connecting to the Internet
    5. Chapter 10 Installing (and Uninstalling) Apps

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Finding Apps on Your iPad
      3. Installing an App
      4. Finding Apps in iTunes
      5. Updating Apps on the iPad
      6. Deleting Apps from the iPad
      7. Running iPhone Apps on the iPad
      8. Additional Ideas for Installing and Uninstalling Apps
  3. Getting on the Internet

    1. Chapter 11 Browsing with Safari

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Navigating Safari
      3. Searching in Safari
      4. Opening Multiple Web Pages
      5. Emailing a Web Page Link
      6. Copying a Graphic Image from a Web Page
      7. Printing a Web Page
      8. Additional Ideas for Browsing the Internet
    2. Chapter 12 Using Bookmarks with Safari

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Using the History Window
      3. Adding and Managing Bookmarks
      4. Saving a Website as a Home Screen Icon
      5. Creating Folders in the Bookmarks Window
      6. Additional Ideas for Bookmarking Favorite Websites
    3. Chapter 13 Setting Up an Email Account

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Setting Up an Email Account Automatically
      3. Setting Up an Email Account Manually
      4. Customizing Mail Accounts
      5. Additional Ideas for Setting Up and Customizing Email Accounts
    4. Chapter 14 Sending and Reading Email

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Reading Email
      3. Moving a Message to a Folder
      4. Replying to, Forwarding, or Printing an Email Message
      5. Writing a New Message
      6. Deleting Messages
      7. Searching Email
      8. Viewing Multiple Email Accounts
      9. Additional Ideas for Reading, Writing, and Organizing Messages
  4. Video, Music, Photos, and Ebooks

    1. Chapter 15 Transferring Songs, Videos, and Other Stuff to Your iPad

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Importing Files to iTunes on Your Computer
      3. Transferring Music to Your iPad
      4. Synchronizing Podcasts
      5. Transferring Movies and TV Shows to Your iPad
      6. Synchronizing Photos
      7. Importing Ebooks into Your iPad
      8. Synchronizing Contacts
      9. Synchronizing Appointments
      10. Synchronizing Mail, Notes, and Bookmarks
      11. Additional Ideas for Syncing Data
    2. Chapter 16 Shopping on iTunes and the iBookstore

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Shopping for Music, Movies, TV Shows, and Audiobooks
      3. Shopping for iBooks
      4. Additional Ideas for Shopping Online
    3. Chapter 17 Listening to Music and Other Audio Files

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Playing a Song in Different iPod Modes
      3. Choosing a Song
      4. Controlling Your Music
      5. Finding a Podcast, Audiobook, or iTunes U Course
      6. Searching for Any Audio File
      7. Additional Ideas for Listening to Audio Files
    4. Chapter 18 Watching Videos

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Choosing a Video File
      3. Viewing a Video File
      4. Choosing a YouTube Video
      5. Viewing a YouTube Video
      6. Searching for a YouTube Video
      7. Additional Ideas for Watching Videos
    5. Chapter 19 Reading Ebooks

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Opening (and Closing) an Ebook
      3. Turning the Pages of an Ebook
      4. Searching for Text
      5. Using Bookmarks
      6. Making Ebooks Easier to Read
      7. Additional Ideas for Reading Ebooks
    6. Chapter 20 Photos, Videos, and FaceTime

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Taking Pictures
      3. Using Photo Booth
      4. Setting Up FaceTime
      5. Making a FaceTime Call
      6. Additional Ideas for Using the iPad’s Cameras
    7. Chapter 21 Viewing, Using, and Sharing Photographs

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Viewing Pictures
      3. Navigating Through Pictures
      4. Creating a Slideshow
      5. Sending Pictures by Email
      6. Assigning a Picture to a Contact
      7. Viewing and Trimming Videos
      8. Additional Ideas for Using Your Pictures
  5. Organizing Yourself

    1. Chapter 22 Jotting Down Notes

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Typing a Note
      3. Creating New Notes
      4. Navigating Through Your Notes
      5. Sending a Note by Email
      6. Deleting a Note
      7. Additional Ideas for Typing Notes
    2. Chapter 23 Keeping Contact Information

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Viewing Contact Information
      3. Adding a New Contact
      4. Editing (or Deleting) a Contact
      5. Sending Contact Information by Email
      6. Sending Email to a Contact
      7. Getting Directions to a Contact
      8. Additional Ideas for Using Contacts
    3. Chapter 24 Using the Calendar

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Understanding Calendar Views
      3. Setting an Appointment
      4. Editing (or Deleting) an Appointment
      5. Searching for an Appointment
      6. Viewing and Managing Multiple Calendars
      7. Additional Ideas for Using Calendars
    4. Chapter 25 Using Maps

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Viewing a Map
      3. Changing the Appearance of a Map
      4. Finding Your Current Location
      5. Using the Compass
      6. Finding Places on a Map
      7. Bookmarking Favorite Locations
      8. Getting Directions
      9. Additional Ideas for Finding Places and Getting Directions with Maps
    5. Chapter 26 Searching Your iPad with Spotlight

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Searching with Spotlight
      3. Customizing Spotlight
      4. Additional Ideas for Searching with Spotlight
  6. Additional Tips

    1. Chapter 27 Making Your iPad Accessible

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Improving the Visual Quality of the Screen
      3. Turning On VoiceOver
      4. Turning On Closed Captioning and Mono Audio
      5. Turning Accessibility Features On and Off Rapidly
      6. Additional Ideas for Making Your iPad Accessible
    2. Chapter 28 Using Foreign Languages

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Switching the iPad’s Default Language
      3. Defining a Foreign-Language Virtual Keyboard
      4. Using a Foreign-Language Virtual Keyboard
      5. Additional Ideas for Using Foreign Languages on Your iPad
    3. Chapter 29 The Best iPad Apps

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. Office Productivity Apps
      3. News and Information
      4. Painting and Drawing Apps
      5. Entertainment Apps
      6. Additional Ideas for Using Apps
    4. Chapter 30 Troubleshooting Your iPad

      1. What You’ll Be Using
      2. An App Is Frozen
      3. Your iPad Runs Sluggishly or Freezes
      4. iTunes Won’t Recognize Your iPad
      5. Your iPad Cannot Access the Internet
      6. Restoring Your iPad
      7. Resetting Everything
      8. Resetting Location Services
      9. Finding a Stolen or Lost iPad
      10. Additional Ideas for Troubleshooting Your iPad