Droids Made Simple: For the Droid, Droid X, Droid 2, and by Gary Mazo, Martin Trautschold, Marziah Karch

By Gary Mazo, Martin Trautschold, Marziah Karch

In case you have a Droid sequence smartphone—Droid, Droid X, Droid 2, or Droid 2 Global—and are wanting to get the main from your equipment, Droids Made basic is ideal for you. Authors Martin Trautschold, Gary Mazo and Marziah Karch advisor you thru the entire good points, suggestions, and methods utilizing their confirmed mix of transparent directions and particular visuals.   With hundreds and hundreds of annotated screenshots and step by step instructions, Droids Made easy will remodel you right into a Droid professional, enhancing your productiveness, and most significantly, supporting you're taking benefit of all the cool positive factors that include those robust smartphones. What you’ll research Sync your entire tune, playlists, photos, movies, and podcasts out of your laptop decide on and obtain enjoyable and important unfastened apps from the Android marketplace with our Droid App consultant locate your manner with turn-by-turn instructions and Google Maps Take the simplest photographs and movies and feature enjoyable including zany results Get efficient by way of modifying Microsoft place of work files deal with your busy life—email, calendar, contacts and extra Use your Droid for all of your messaging wishes, together with social networking and Skype Use your Droid as a wireless Hotspot Who this publication is for This booklet is for someone who at the moment owns or want to buy a Droid, Droid X, Droid 2, or Droid 2 international phone. desk of Contents Getting all started Typing, Voice, reproduction and seek Sync Your DROID along with your Google Account different Sync tools wireless and 3G Connectivity set up your house display: Icons and Widgets Making mobile Calls Bluetooth in your DROID e-mail in your DROID SMS, MMS, and immediate Messaging browsing the internet operating with Contacts coping with Your Calendar having fun with Your track Viewing movies, television exhibits, and extra New Media: analyzing Newspapers, Magazines, and E-books The Android marketplace Taking images and video clips discovering Your manner With Maps Social Media and Skype operating With Notes and records enjoyable and video games Utilities: Clock, Calculator, and climate Troubleshooting DROID Media Sync DRIOD App consultant

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You can tell whether you are connected to a network, as well as the general speed of the connection, by looking at the right side of your DROID’s top status bar. Table 1 shows typical examples of what you might see on this status bar. Table 1. How to Tell When You Are Connected. In the upper-right corner, if you see letters and symbols... or Wi-Fi Network Cellular Network (Phone, Web, Text, Email, Sync, and Skype) (Web, Email, Sync, and Skype) (Connected) (Connected) (Not connected) (Connected) (Not connected) (Not connected) QUICK START GUIDE Chapter 5: “Wi-Fi and 3G Connectivity” shows you how to connect your DROID to a WiFi or 3G Cellular Data Network.

13 Surf the Web Browser Browser – Ch. 11 Call your friends. Phone Phone – Ch. 7 Call and chat with friends. Skype mobile Social Networking and Skype – Ch. 20 Voice Command Typing, Voice, Copy, and Search – Ch. 2 Control your iPod and DROID with your voice. ) Search Google and control your phone by simply speaking. Voice Search Voice Action Typing, Voice, Copy, and Search – Ch. 2 23 24 QUICK START GUIDE To Do This… Use This… Where to Learn More Send text, picture, and video messages. Text Messaging Messages SMS and MMS – Ch.

Gallery Photos and Videos – Ch. 18 Take and shere pictures. Camera Photos and Videos – Ch. 18 Take and share videos. Camcorder Photos and Videos – Ch. 18 Watch a video from YouTube. YouTube Videos, TV, and More – Ch. 15 Play a game. Games Need For Speed Fun and Games – Ch. 22 25 26 QUICK START GUIDE Staying Informed You can also use your DROID to read your favorite magazine or newspaper with up-tothe-minute vibrant pictures and videos (see Table 5). Or, you can use it to check out the latest weather reports.

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