By Dan Gookin

A colourful advisor to make your Android mobile do your bidding

The approval for Android telephones is just exploding, so it's an ideal time for renowned For Dummies writer Dan Gookin to replace his bestselling consultant to all issues Android telephones. From setup and configuration to profiting from the most recent striking Android positive aspects, this sensible source is designed to make new Android clients cozy and to assist veterans get the main out in their Android mobilephone. overlaying beneficial properties which are universal to the preferred Android telephones, this ebook walks you thru the fundamentals of creating calls, utilizing the touchscreen, sending e-mails and texts, searching the net, utilizing the digicam, staying involved with social media, and lots more.

- contains the Android necessities reminiscent of texting, e-mailing, gaining access to the net, utilizing maps, taking pictures, recording video, synching with a laptop, troubleshooting, and more
- indicates easy methods to extend your phone’s power with the newest apps, song, videos, e-books, television exhibits, and video games to be had from Google Play
- Covers Android smartphones from prime manufactures together with HTC, Samsung, Motorola, Nokia, and LG to call a few

Android telephones For Dummies, second version is your one-stop advisor to getting issues performed and studying the fine details of your Android smartphone.

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Lift the battery out of the phone. Just as you insert the battery, removing the battery works like opening the lid on a tiny box. 13 Chapter 1: Have a Little Android Take a moment to locate all the items mentioned in this section, as well as shown in Figure 1-2, on your own phone. It’s important that you know where they are. ✓ Some Android phones may also show navigation icons or keys just below the touchscreen. See Chapter 3 for more information. ✓ A few Android phones feature a pointing device, such as a trackball or a teensy joystick.

The earbuds are labeled R for right and L for left. 21 24 Part I: Your Own Android Storing the phone I recommend that you find a single place for your phone when you’re not taking it with you: on top of your desk or workstation, in the kitchen, on the nightstand — you get the idea. Phones are as prone to being misplaced as are your car keys and glasses. Consistency is the key to finding your phone. Then again, your phone rings, so you can always have someone else call your cell phone to help you locate it.

The Car Home screen, designed to be easy to see at a glance, offers you access to the phone’s more popular features without distracting you too much from the priority of piloting your car. ✓ The Car Home screen appears automatically when your Android phone is nestled into a car mount phone holder accessory, discussed in Chapter 1. ✓ Car Home may also appear as an app in the apps drawer. ✓ See Chapter 14 for information on using your Android phone for navigation, a handy feature available directly from the Car Home screen.

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