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Title:
My iPad
Author:
Rosenzweig, Gary, author.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Seventh edition.
Publication Information:
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA : Que, [2014].

©2015
Physical Description:
xiii, 467 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Summary:
My iPad, Seventh Edition, helps you quickly get started with your new tablet, and use its features to look up information and perform day-to-day activities from anywhere, any time.
General Note:
"Covers iOS 8 for all models of iPad Air and iPad mini, iPad 3rd/4th generation, and iPad2"--Cover.

Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780789753465
Format :
Book

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Summary

Covers iOS 8 for all models of iPad Air and iPad mini, 3rd & 4th Generation iPads, and iPad 2

My iPad, Seventh Edition, helps you quickly get started with your new tablet, and use its features to look up information and perform day-to-day activities from anywhere, any time.

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPad photos that show you exactly what to do.
Help when you run into iPad problems or limitations.
Tips and notes to help you get the most from your iPad.

Full-color , step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPad working just the way you want. Learn how to:
* Connect your iPad to your Wi-Fi and your mobile carrier
* Learn how to use the on-screen keyboard, predictive text, and dictation
* Secure your iPad using Touch ID, passcodes, and other security measures
* Use Control Center to control frequently used settings
* Use Siri to control your iPad or get information by speaking commands
* Use iCloud to keep everything current between all your iOS devices (even your Mac), including music, photos, emails, and more
* Surf the Web, and send and receive email
* Download and install apps to make your iPad even more useful
* Record and edit video using iMovie for iPad
* Take photos, and then edit them using iPhoto for iPad
* Use AirDrop to share files and information with other iOS devices nearby
* Manage your contacts, and then connect with others using Messaging
* Use FaceTime and Skype to stay connected with friends and family
* Use Pages, Numbers, and Keynote to create documents and presentations
* Discover some of the most useful and entertaining apps


Author Notes

Gary Rosenzweig is an Internet entrepreneur, software developer, and technology writer. He runs CleverMedia, Inc., which produces websites, computer games, apps, and podcasts. CleverMedia's largest site, MacMost.com, features video tutorials for Apple enthusiasts. It includes many videos on using Macs, iPhones, and iPads. Gary has written numerous computer books, including ActionScript 3.0 Game Programming University , MacMost.com Guide to Switching to the Mac , and Special Edition Using Director MX . Gary lives in Denver, Colorado, with his wife, Debby, and daughter, Luna. He has a computer science degree from Drexel University and a master's degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Website: http://garyrosenzweig.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/rosenz More iPad Tutorials and Book Updates: http://macmost.com/ipadguide/


Table of Contents

1 Getting Startedp. 3
Generations of iPadsp. 3
Identifying Your iPadp. 4
iOS 8p. 5
The iPad Buttons and Switchesp. 6
The Home Buttonp. 6
The Wake/Sleep Buttonp. 7
The Volume Controlp. 8
The Side Switchp. 9
Orientation and Movementp. 9
Screen Gesturesp. 10
Tapping and Touchingp. 10
Pinchingp. 10
Dragging and Flickingp. 10
Pull Down and Release to Updatep. 11
Four-Finger Gesturesp. 12
Learning Your Way Aroundp. 12
The Lock Screenp. 12
The Home Screenp. 13
An App Screenp. 14
Home Screen Searchingp. 14
Virtual Buttons and Switchesp. 16
Switchesp. 16
Toolbarsp. 16
Menusp. 17
Tab Barsp. 17
Entering Textp. 17
Using the On-Screen Keyboardp. 18
Keyboard Modesp. 18
Undocking and Splitting the Keyboardp. 20
Using Predictive Text New!p. 21
Dictating Textp. 22
Editing Textp. 23
Copy and Pastep. 24
Talking to Your iPad with Sirip. 25
Using Notifications Centerp. 29
Using Control Centerp. 32
2 Customizing Your iPadp. 35
Changing Your Wallpaperp. 36
Setting Alert Soundsp. 39
Password Protecting Your iPadp. 41
Setting Side Switch Functionalityp. 45
Setting Your Date and Timep. 45
Modifying Keyboard Settingsp. 46
Do Not Disturb Settingsp. 48
Setting Parental Restrictionsp. 50
Making Text Easier to Readp. 52
Controlling Automatic Downloadsp. 53
Other Useful Settingsp. 54
3 Networking and Syncingp. 57
Setting Up Your Wi-Fi Network Connectionp. 57
Setting Up Your Cellular Data Connectionp. 59
Syncing with iCloudp. 61
Syncing with iTunesp. 65
Syncing Optionsp. 66
Syncing Musicp. 68
Syncing Photosp. 70
Syncing Everything Elsep. 71
Sharing with AirDropp. 73
4 Playing Music and Videop. 77
Playing a Songp. 78
Building a Playlistp. 81
Making iTunes Purchasesp. 83
Sharing Purchases with Your Family New!p. 86
Downloading Podcastsp. 90
Playing Videop. 92
Using AirPlay to Play Music and Video on Other Devicesp. 96
Home Sharingp. 97
Listening to iTunes Radiop. 99
5 Reading Booksp. 103
Buying a Book from Applep. 103
Reading a Bookp. 106
Using Reading Aidsp. 107
Adding Notes and Highlightsp. 109
Adding Bookmarksp. 111
Organizing Your Booksp. 111
Using iBooks Alternativesp. 115
6 Organizing Your Lifep. 119
Adding a Contactp. 119
Searching for a Contactp. 122
Working with Contactsp. 124
Creating a Calendar Eventp. 125
Using Calendar Viewsp. 127
Exploring Day Viewp. 127
Exploring Week Viewp. 129
Exploring Month Viewp. 130
Creating Calendarsp. 131
Creating Notesp. 133
Setting Remindersp. 135
Setting Clock Alarmsp. 138
7 Surfing the Webp. 143
Browsing to a URL and Searchingp. 143
Viewing Web Pagesp. 147
Bookmarks, History, and Reading Listp. 149
Using Bookmarks and Favoritesp. 149
Using Historyp. 151
Deleting Your Bookmarksp. 153
Creating Home Screen Bookmarksp. 154
Building a Reading Listp. 155
Filling in Web Formsp. 157
Opening Multiple Web Pages with Tabsp. 159
Copying Text from a Web Pagep. 161
Copying images from Web Pagesp. 162
Viewing Articles with Safari Readerp. 162
Saving Time with AutoFillp. 163
Setting Up AutoFillp. 164
Using AutoFillp. 166
8 Communicating with Email, Messaging, and Twitterp. 169
Configuring Your iPad for Emailp. 170
Set Up Your Email Accountp. 170
Reading Your Emailp. 173
Composing a New Messagep. 176
Creating a Signaturep. 178
Deleting and Moving Messagesp. 180
Searching Emailp. 182
Configuring How Email is Receivedp. 182
More Email Settingsp. 184
Setting Up Messagingp. 187
Conversing with Messagesp. 188
Setting Up Twitterp. 191
Following People on Twitterp. 193
How to Tweetp. 194
9 Taking and Editing Photosp. 197
Taking Photosp. 197
Editing and Adjusting Photosp. 200
Taking Panoramic Photos New!p. 204
Using Photo Boothp. 206
Photo Sourcesp. 208
Browsing Your Photosp. 209
Viewing Your Photosp. 213
Sharing Your Photosp. 214
Viewing Albumsp. 218
Creating Albumsp. 220
Creating a Siideshowp. 221
Capturing the Screenp. 223
10 Recording Videop. 225
Shooting Videop. 226
Trimming Video Clipsp. 229
Combining Clips in iMoviep. 230
Editing Transitions in iMoviep. 234
Adding Photos to Your Video in iMoviep. 236
Adding Video Titles in iMoviep. 239
Setting Up FaceTimep. 240
Placing Video Calls with FaceTimep. 242
Receiving Video Calls with FaceTimep. 244
11 Writing with Pagesp. 247
Creating a New Documentp. 248
Styling and Formatting Textp. 250
Creating Listsp. 254
Inserting Imagesp. 256
Document Setupp. 259
Sharing and Printing Documentsp. 261
12 Spreadsheets with Numbersp. 265
Creating a New Spreadsheetp. 265
Calculating Totals and Averagesp. 269
Styling Tables and Cellsp. 273
Creating Formsp. 275
Using Multiple Tablesp. 277
Creating Chartsp. 281
13 Presentations with Keynotep. 285
Building a Simple Presentationp. 285
Building Your Own Slidep. 288
Adding Transitionsp. 292
Magic Movep. 293
Object Transitionsp. 295
Organizing Slidesp. 297
Playing Your Presentationp. 299
14 Navigating with Mapsp. 303
Finding a Locationp. 303
Searching for Places and Thingsp. 307
Getting Directionsp. 308
Using Viewsp. 310
Using Satellite Viewp. 311
Using 3D Viewp. 312
Getting Traffic Reportsp. 314
15 The World of Appsp. 319
Purchasing an Appp. 319
Arranging Apps on Your iPadp. 324
Creating App Foldersp. 325
Viewing Currently Running Appsp. 327
Quitting Appsp. 329
Finding Good Appsp. 330
Using iPhone/iPod touch Appsp. 331
Getting Help with Appsp. 332
Monitoring and Managing Your Appsp. 334
Viewing App Storage Informationp. 334
Viewing Battery Usagep. 336
Viewing Location Usagep. 337
Viewing Information Sharing Permissionsp. 339
Modifying Notifications Settingsp. 340
16 Must-Have Appsp. 345
Connecting with Friends on Facebookp. 346
Reading and Collecting Documentsp. 349
Reading the News with Flipboardp. 352
Adding a Dictionaryp. 357
Making Phone Calls with Skypep. 359
Creating Multimedia Cloud Notes with Evernotep. 362
Handwriting Notes with WritePadp. 365
Sketching Ideas with Paperp. 368
Adding a Calculator with PCalc Litep. 371
Finding Recipes with Epicuriousp. 373
Checking the Weatherp. 375
Learning New Things with iTunes Up. 378
Other Useful Appsp. 380
17 Games and Entertainmentp. 383
Composing Music with GarageBandp. 383
Watching Videos with YouTubep. 387
Watching Movies and TV Shows with Netflixp. 391
Subscribing to Magazines with Newsstandp. 394
Using Game Centerp. 396
iPad Games and Entertainmentp. 398
Kingdom Rushp. 399
Blockheadsp. 399
Machinariump. 400
Where's My Waterp. 400
Cut the Ropep. 401
Harbor Master HDp. 401
Angry Birds HDp. 402
Plants vs. Zombies HDp. 402
Scrabble for iPadp. 403
Temple Run 2p. 403
The Roomp. 404
Gold Strikep. 404
Just Mah Jongg Solitairep. 405
iTunes Radio Alternativesp. 406
18 iPad Accessoriesp. 409
Printing from Your iPadp. 409
Airplay Mirroring with Apple TVp. 413
Video Output Adaptersp. 415
Using Wireless Keyboardsp. 417
Importing Photos with an SD Card and USB Adaptersp. 419
Charging Your iPad with Power Accessoriesp. 421
Listening with EarPodsp. 423
Protecting Your iPadp. 425
iPad Smart Cover and Smart Casep. 425
Protective Coversp. 426
Protective Casesp. 426
19 Maintaining Your iPad and Solving Problemsp. 429
Getting Help on Your iPad New!p. 429
Using the Tips Appp. 430
Getting Help Inside Appsp. 431
Getting Help from Applep. 433
Visiting the Genius Barp. 433
Asking a Question Onlinep. 438
Keeping Your iPad Up-To-Datep. 441
Updating iOSp. 441
Updating Appsp. 442
Securing Your iPadp. 443
Basic Security Measuresp. 443
Using Find MyiPadp. 444
Setting Up Find My iPadp. 444
Locating a Lost iPadp. 444
Indexp. 449