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My Google Nexus 7 and Nexus 10

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  • Copyright 2013
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Pages: 320
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-5045-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-5045-7

My Google Nexus™ 7 and Nexus™ 10

 

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instructions and corresponding step number callouts on photos showing you exactly what to do

 

Help
when you run into problems or limitations of your Google Nexus tablet or its apps, and you need to  figure out what to do

 

Tips and Notes
to help you get the most out of your Google Nexus tablet  and its apps

 

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your Google Nexus tablet working
just the way you want.Learn how to:

 

• Get started fast
• Navigate the Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system
• Retrieve, play, and manage music, video, podcasts, and audiobooks
• Use the Nexus tablet as a portal to movies and TV content
• Buy books and subscribe to magazines
• Surf the Web quickly with the built-in Chrome browser
• Use Google Wallet to pay at the checkout counter
• Simplify your life with the Calendar and Contacts
• Learn about Google Now and how to use it
• Find any destination with Maps and Navigation apps
• Discover, choose, install, and work with new Android apps
• Customize your tablet to reflect your personal style, habits, and preferences
• Keep your Google Nexus tablet up to date, reliable, and running smoothly


CATEGORY:  Tablets
COVERS:  Google Nexus 7 and Nexus 10
USER LEVEL:  Beginning-Intermediate

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My Google Nexus 7 and Nexus 10: Google Now and Navigation

Table of Contents

Prologue Getting to Know Your Google Nexus Tablet 3

Your Google Nexus Tablet’s External Features ........................... 4

    Nexus 7 ................................................................................................ 4

    Nexus 10 ............................................................................................. 6

Setting Up Multiple Users on Your Tablet ..................................12

Fundamentals of Android 4.2..........................................................15

    The Home Screen(s) .....................................................................17

    The System Bar ...............................................................................20

    Using Your Touchscreen .............................................................22

    Using Your Keyboard ...................................................................23

    Menus ................................................................................................27

Installing Synchronization Software .............................................29

 

1 People (Contacts) 35

Adding Accounts .................................................................................35

Navigating People ...............................................................................41

Adding and Managing Contacts ....................................................46

Adding a Contact to Your Home Screen .....................................56

 

2 Audio, Video, and Movies 59

Music ........................................................................................................59

Managing Playlists ...............................................................................70

Videos .......................................................................................................76

Movies and TV Shows.........................................................................81

YouTube ..................................................................................................88

 

3 Connecting to Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and VPNs 97

Connecting to Bluetooth Devices .................................................98

Wi-Fi ....................................................................................................... 103

Wi-Fi Direct .......................................................................................... 108

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)................................................... 113

Near Field Communications (NFC) ............................................. 119

 

4 Email 123

Gmail ..................................................................................................... 123

Email Application .............................................................................. 135

Working with the Email App......................................................... 139

 

5 Browsing the Web with Chrome 149

Navigating with Chrome ................................................................ 149

Managing Bookmarks and History ............................................. 156

Customizing Browser Settings ..................................................... 161

 

6 Google Now and Navigation 169

Google Now ........................................................................................ 169

Google Maps ....................................................................................... 175

Navigation ........................................................................................... 181

 

7 Working with Date, Time, and Calendar 185

Setting the Date and Time ............................................................ 185

Clock Application .............................................................................. 187

Using the Calendar Application .................................................. 191

 

8 Working with Android Applications 203

Configuring Google wallet ............................................................ 204

Navigating Google Play .................................................................. 205

Keeping Applications Up to Date ............................................... 212

 

9 Customizing Your Google Nexus Tablet 215

Changing Your Wallpaper ............................................................. 215

Changing Your Keyboard .............................................................. 218

Adding Widgets to Your Home Screens................................... 220

Adding Widgets to Your Lock Screen ....................................... 222

Customizing Language ................................................................... 225

Adjusting Accessibility Settings .................................................. 226

Modifying Sound Settings ............................................................. 227

Changing Display Settings ............................................................ 228

 

10 Google Wallet 231

Setting Up Google Wallet .............................................................. 231

Adding Methods of Payment ....................................................... 233

Managing Reward Cards ................................................................ 235

Managing Offers ................................................................................ 236

Customizing Google Wallet Settings ......................................... 238

Using Google Wallet ........................................................................ 239

 

11 Books and Magazines 241

Books ..................................................................................................... 241

Magazines ............................................................................................ 246

 

12 Maintaining Your Google Nexus Tablet and

Solving Problems 251

Updating Android ............................................................................. 251

Optimizing Battery Life ................................................................... 253

    Looking After the Battery ........................................................ 253

Applications and Memory ............................................................. 255

See How Much Data Apps Use .................................................... 257

Caring for Your Nexus Tablet’s Exterior .................................... 258

Getting Help with Your Google Nexus Tablet ........................ 258

 

13 Taking Pictures and Recording Video 261

Using the Camera (Nexus 10 Only) ............................................ 261

Viewing and Managing Your Photos

(Nexus 7 and Nexus 10) ............................................................ 272

Managing Photos with Your Computer ................................... 280

    Manual Picture Management ................................................ 280

    Automatic Picture Management on a Mac ....................... 282

Synchronizing Pictures Using Your Google Cloud ............... 283

 

Index 285

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