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My Droid

Author: Craig James Johnston
Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Que Pub., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Presents a step-by-step guide to the features and functions of Droid phones, covering such topics as Google Voice, email, playing music and videos, connecting to the Internet, and downloading apps.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Johnston, Craig James, 1967-
My Droid.
Indianapolis, Ind. : Que Pub., ©2012
(DLC) 2012359108
(OCoLC)751751813
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Craig James Johnston
ISBN: 9780132861373 0132861372
OCLC Number: 780164792
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 437 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Prologue: Getting to Know Your DROID 3 What Is DROID? 3 Your DROID's External Features 4 Fundamentals of Android 23 Installing Synchronization Software 42 1 Contacts 47 Adding Accounts 47 Working with Contacts (DROID Pro and CHARGE) 52 Adding and Managing Contacts 62 People (DROID Incredible 2) 74 Dialer (DROID X2 and DROID 3) 83 Adding a Contact to Your Home Screen 93 2 Using the Phone and Google Voice 97 Getting to Know the Phone Application (DROID 3, DROID Pro, DROID X2, and DROID CHARGE) 97 Getting to Know the Phone Application (DROID Incredible 2) 99 Receiving a Call (DROID 3, DROID Pro, and DROID X2) 101 Receiving a Call (DROID Incredible 2) 101 Receiving a Call (DROID CHARGE) 102 Handling Missed Calls 102 Placing a Call (DROID3, DROID Pro, DROID CHARGE, and DROID X2) 103 Placing a Call (DROID Incredible 2) 108 Configuring the Phone Application 112 Google Voice 120 3 Audio and Video 133 The Music Application-Audio (DROID 2, Pro, X2, CHARGE) 133 Managing Playlists (DROID 3, Pro, X2, CHARGE) 138 The Music Application-Audio (DROID Incredible 2) 141 Managing Playlists (DROID Incredible 2) 144 Playing and Sharing Videos with the Gallery Application (DROID CHARGE) 147 Playing and Sharing Videos with the Gallery Application (DROID Incredible 2) 152 Playing and Sharing Videos with the Gallery Application (DROID 3, X2, and Pro) 154 Recording Videos with the Camera Application (DROID CHARGE) 158 Recording Videos with the Camera Application (DROID X2 and Pro) 160 Recording Videos with the Camera Application (DROID 3) 163 Recording Videos with the Camera Application (DROID Incredible 2) 165 YouTube 167 Amazon MP3 170 4 Connecting to Bluetooth,Wi-Fi, and VPNs 177 Connecting to Bluetooth Devices 177 Wi-Fi 181 Cellular Networks (GSM-DROID Pro and Incredible 2) 186 Cellular Networks (CDMA-All DROIDs) 188 Virtual Private Networks (VPN) 189 3G Mobile Hotspot 192 5 Emailing 205 Gmail 205 Setting Up Email Accounts 215 Working with the Messaging Application (DROID 3,Pro, X2) 243 Working with the Email Application (DROID CHARGE) 248 Working with the Email Application (DROID Incredible 2) 256 6 Browsing the Web 265 Navigating with the Browser 265 Managing Bookmarks,Most Visited, and History 269 Managing Multiple Windows 280 Customizing Browser Settings 281 7 Text and Multimedia Messaging 287 Text Messaging Application 287 8 Date,Time, and Calendar 307 Setting the Date and Time 307 Alarm & Timer Application (DROID 3, Pro, X2) 309 Clock Application (DROID CHARGE and Incredible 2) 312 Using the Calendar Application 321 9 Taking, Storing, and Viewing Pictures 337 Using the Camera 337 Viewing and Managing Your Photos 349 Synchronizing Photos with Your Computer 363 10 Working with Android Applications 373 Configuring Google Checkout 373 Navigating Android Market 375 Browsing Apps by Category 376 Deleting Applications 381 Keeping Applications Up to Date 386 11 Customizing Your DROID 389 Change Your Wallpaper 389 Using Scenes (HTC DROIDs only) 394 Using Profiles (Motorola DROIDs Only) 396 Using Skins (HTC DROIDs only) 397 Changing Your Keyboard 399 Adding Widgets to Your Home Screens 402 Region and Language 405 Accessibility Settings 406 Search Settings 408 12 Maintaining DROID and Solving Problems 411 Updating Android 411 Battery Optimizing 413 Index 422
Responsibility: Craig James Johnston.

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Now fully updated, "My DROID" provides simple yet complete information on getting the most from the DROID. The book uses a "learn by doing" approach and includes only the background and technical  Read more...

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