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My Amazon Fire Phone

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  • Copyright 2015
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Edition: 1st
  • EPUB (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-403377-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-403377-8

My Amazon Fire Phone is a comprehensive one-stop guide to the all-new Fire phone, the integrated ecosystem between tablet and phone.

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your Amazon Fire Phone working just the way you want. Learn how to
•  Navigate your Fire phone’s hardware and interface
•  Configure the phone application
•  Use text and multimedia messaging
•  Set up the Email application
•  Stay connected by managing contacts
•  Simplify your life using the Time, Weather, and Calendar apps
•  Get the most from the Prime Music and Instant Video apps
•  Manage music and videos, and sync media with your computer
•  Read, listen, and mange books
•  Connect to Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Networks
•  Optimize your web browsing experience with the Silk Browser
•  Capture, store, view, and share photos
•  Navigate using Maps
•  Enhance your Fire phone with apps
•  Customize your Fire phone
•  Properly maintain and troubleshoot your Fire phone

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Get to Know Your Amazon Fire Phone

Table of Contents

Chapter 1:  Get to Know Your Amazon Fire Phone
Your Fire Phone’s External Features
Fire OS 3.5.1 Features
    The Unlock Screen
    The Home Screen
    Protect Your Phone with a PIN or Password
    Use the Fire Phone Touchscreen
    One-Handed Shortcuts
Dynamic Perspective
Use Firefly Technology
    Use Firefly to Identify Products
Multitask with the Home Button
Use the Phone Keyboard
    Dictate Instead of Typing
    Edit Text
    Manually Correct Misspelled Words
Use Voice Commands
    Make a Phone Call
    Send a Text Message
    Send an Email
    Search the Web
Create an Amazon/Prime Account
    Manage Your Amazon Account
Configure Amazon Application Settings
Synchronize Content
    Amazon Cloud Drive
Sync Content with Your Computer
    Transfer Content from a PC
    Transfer Content from a Mac
Chapter 2:  Use the Phone Application
Voice Call Features
    Place a Call
    Handle a Missed Call
    Answer a Call
    Options While on a Call
Playback and Management of Voicemails
    Set Up and Manage Your Voicemail
    Record a New Voicemail Greeting
    Change Your Voicemail Password
Configure the Phone Application
Chapter 3:  Text and Multimedia Messaging
Get to Know the Messaging Application
Compose Messages
Attach Files
Receiving Messages
Work with Messages
Chapter 4:  Set Up the Email Application
Set Up Gmail
Add a New POP3 or IMAP Account
Add a New Microsoft Exchange Account
Compose an Email
    Read an Email
    Navigate Options with Left and Right Panels
    Become Familiar with Email App Settings
Chapter 5:  Manage Contacts
Sync Third-Party Contacts
Get to Know Your Contacts
    Navigate Your Contacts List
    Manage and Communicate with Individual Contacts
Add and Manage New Contacts
    Add Contacts Manually
    Join Contacts Manually
    Separate Contacts
    Organize Contacts
    Send Contact Information
Chapter 6:  Date, Time, Weather, and Calendar
Manually Set the Date and Time
Navigate the Clock Application
    Set Alarms
    Add and Manage Alarms
View and Manage the Weather App
    Modify Weather App Settings
The Calendar Application
    Navigate the Calendar App
    Add a New Event or Appointment
    Edit or Delete an Event
    Calendar Settings
Respond to Event Invitations
    Respond to an Invitation in Mail
    Respond to an Invitation in Calendar
Chapter 7:  Play and Manage Audio and Video
Tour the Amazon Music and Prime Music Applications
    Search and Browse Music App Content
    Sample and Purchase Content
    Listen to Music
    Adjust Music App Settings
    Download and Open the Prime Music App
    Search and Browse Prime Music App Content
    Sample, Add, and Purchase Content
    Listen to Music
    Adjust Prime Music Settings
Manage Playlists
    Create a New Playlist
    Add Songs to an Existing Playlist
    Change the Order of Songs in a Playlist
    Delete or Rename a Playlist
Discover New Music and Movies with Firefly
    Use Firefly to Identify Music, Movies, and TV Shows
Sync Music with Computers and Devices
    Transfer Content Between a Windows Computer
    Transfer Files Using Android File Transfer Utility for a Mac
Use the Amazon Music App
Watch TV and Movies
    Find Content on Amazon Instant Video
Stream Prime Instant Video
    Rent and Purchase Amazon Instant Video Content
    Use X-Ray for Video
Chapter 8:  Read, Listen, and Manage Books
Use the Kindle Books App
    Get to Know Kindle MatchBook
    Explore the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library
    Learn More About Kindle Unlimited
    Use Firefly to Discover New Books
    Purchase Books
Use Reading Aids
    Understand Whispersync
    Tour the Hidden Left Panel
    Learn More About Your Book with X-Ray
    Add Bookmarks, Highlights, and Notes
    Organize Your Books
Listen to Audiobooks
    Purchase Audiobooks
    Immersion Reading
    Organize Your Audiobooks
    Create Collections
    Play Audio Books
Chapter 9:  Connect to Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Networks
Connect to Bluetooth Devices
    Pair with a New Bluetooth Device
Work with Wi-Fi Networks
    Connect to Wi-Fi Networks
    Wi-Fi Network Information and Options
    Advanced Wi-Fi Options
Cellular Network Settings
    Change Mobile Settings
Chapter 10:  Surf the Web with the Silk Browser
Learn More About Silk
    Navigate with the Browser
    Tour the Right and Left Panels
    Download Files
    Add and Manage Bookmarks
    Use GPS Location
    Manage Multiple Windows
Customize Browser Settings
Review History and Most Viewed Sites
    Accessing Your Most Visited Sites
    Accessing Your Browser History
Chapter 11:  Capture, Store, and View Photos and Video
Use the Camera
    Tour the Camera App and Capture Images
    Adjust Photo and Video Settings
View, Share, and Manage Photos and Video
    Use the Photos App
    Edit Photos
Sync Your Photos and Videos
    Transfer Content with a Windows Computer
    Transfer Files Using Android File Transfer Utility for a Mac
Chapter 12:  Get Around with Maps
Enable GPS
    Access GPS Through Quick Actions
    Find Locations with Maps
Get Directions with Maps
Indicate Locations with Maps
Chapter 13:  Enhance Your Fire Phone with Apps
Get Apps on the Amazon Appstore
    Search for Amazon Applications
    Tour the Left and Right Contextual Panels
    Find Great Apps
    Purchase Amazon Applications
    Rate Applications
    Get Help with Apps
Arrange Application Icons on Your Fire Phone
    Utilize Cloud Content
    Remove an Item from the Carousel
    Rearrange Items in the Carousel
    Add an Item to the App Grid
    Rearrange Items in the App Grid
    Remove an Item from the App Grid
    Organize Apps with Folders
Explore the Games App
    Set Up GameCircle
    Tour the Left and Right Contextual Panels
Chapter 14:  Customize Your Amazon Fire Phone
Use Scenes
    Change the Lock Screen Scene
    Use Photos as Scenes
Change Your Keyboard Settings
Use the Home Carousel
    Delete an Item from the Carousel
Chapter 15:  Maintain and Troubleshoot Your Fire Phone
Care for Your Fire Phone
Update Fire Phone Software
Back Up and Restore Your Fire Phone
    Ensure Automatic Fire Phone Backup
    Sync Content and Use Manual Backup
Extend Battery Life
    Monitor Power Usage
    Dim Screen Brightness
    Utilize Sleep Mode
    Conserve Power by Turning Off Wi-Fi
    Conserve Power by Turning Off Bluetooth
    Make Use of Airplane Mode
Solve Random Fire Phone Issues
    Difficulty Turning Your Fire Phone On or Off
    Touchscreen Becomes Unresponsive
    Force Stop an App
    Battery Does Not Charge
    Landscape Orientation Does Not Work
Troubleshoot Wi-Fi Accessibility Problems
    Make Sure Wi-Fi Is Activated
    Check Your Range
    Reset the Fire Phone Software
Get Technical Help
    Use the Mayday Service
    Contact Your Cellular Provider
    Locate Fire Phone Number and Model Number


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