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iPad For Dummies, Portable Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-31705-1
192 pages
January 2012
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About This Book.

Conventions Used in This Book.

Icons Used in This Book.

Where to Go from Here.

Chapter 1: Getting to Know Your iPad.

Turning the iPad On and Off.

Locking the iPad.

Exploring the iPad's Big Picture.

Touring the iPad Exterior.

The iPad's Stupendous Seventeen Home Screen Icons.

Chapter 2: Mastering Multitouch.

Training Your Digits.

Navigating Beyond Home.

The Incredible, Intelligent, and Virtual Keyboard.


Organizing Icons into Folders.


Searching for Content.

Chapter 3: Getting Stuff to and from Your iPad.

Starting to Sync.

Disconnecting the iPad.

Synchronizing Your Data.

Synchronizing Your Media.

Chapter 4: Surfing and Sending: Internet and E-Mail.

Surfin' Dude.

I Can See Clearly Now.

Setting Up Your E-Mail.

Darling, You Send Me.

Working with Messages.

Chapter 5: Music, Movies, and Books.

Introducing the iPod inside Your iPad.

Check Out Your Library.

Taking Control of Your Tunes.

Finding Stuff to Watch.

Playing Video.

Chatting with a View: FaceTime.

Shooting Photos and Video.

Beginning the iBook Story.

Reading a Book.

Shopping for E-Books.

Chapter 6: Gotta Love Those Apps!

Tapping the Magic of Apps.

Using Your Computer to Find Apps.

Using Your iPad to Find Apps.

Working with Apps.

Socializing with Social Media Apps.

Chapter 7: Setting You Straight on Settings.

Viewing the Settings Screen.

Flying with Sky-High Settings.

Controlling Wi-Fi Connections.

Settings for Your Senses.

Chapter 8: Accessorizing Your iPad.

Adding a Case.

Wrapping Your iPad in Third-Party Cases.

Exploring Keyboard Alternatives.

Connecting a Camera.

Connecting to a TV or Projector.

Keeping a Spare Charger.

Listening and Talking with Headphones.

Listening with Speakers.

But Wait . . . There's More!

Chapter 9: Ten Hints, Tips, and Shortcuts.

Sliding for Accuracy.

Using the Autoapostrophe.

Viewing the iPad’s Capacity.

Changing the Scrubber Speed.

Exploring Some Safari Tricks.

Sharing the Love.

Choosing a Safari Home Page.

Storing Files.

Making Phone Calls.

Snapping a Shot of the Screen.


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