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My iPad, 10th Edition

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  • Copyright 2018
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Edition: 10th
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-476111-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-476111-4

Covers all iPad models capable of running iOS 11

My iPad offers a full-color, fully illustrated resource to using your iPad. Each task is clearly titled and has corresponding visuals that are numbered to match the step they are referring to.

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.

Learn how to:

  • Connect your iPad to your Wi-Fi and your mobile carrier
  • Use the on-screen keyboard, predictive text, and dictation
  • Control frequently used settings with Control Center
  • Get information and control your iPad with spoken commands using Siri
  • Use iCloud to keep everything current between all your iOS devices (and even your Mac), including music, photos, messages, documents, and more
  • Surf the Web, and send and receive email and messages
  • Download and install apps to make your iPad even more useful
  • Secure your iPad using Touch ID, passcodes, and other security measures
  • Record and edit video using iMovie for iPad
  • Take photos, and then edit them using the Photos app
  • Share files and information with your other devices with AirDrop and iCloudDrive
  • Take notes, make lists, draw sketches, and create reminders
  • Use FaceTime and Skype to stay connected with friends and family
  • Create documents and presentations using Pages, Numbers, and Keynote
  • Discover some of the most useful and entertaining apps

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1  Getting Started     3
Generations of iPads     3
    Identifying Your iPad     4
    iOS 11 (New)     5
The iPad Buttons and Switches     6
    The Home Button     6
    The Wake/Sleep Button     7
    The Volume Control     8
    Orientation and Movement     9
Screen Gestures     9
Learning Your Way Around     10
    The Lock Screen     11
    The Home Screen     12
    The Search Screen     13
    Today View (New)     15
    The Notifications Screen     17
Virtual Buttons and Switches     18
    Switches and Option Lists     18
    Toolbars     19
    Menus     19
    Tab Bars     20
Entering Text     20
    Using the On-Screen Keyboard     20
    Keyboard Modes     20
    Undocking and Splitting the Keyboard     22
    Using the Keyboard Shortcut Bar     24
    Using Predictive Text     26
    Dictating Text     27
    Editing Text     28
    Copying and Pasting     29
Talking to Your iPad with Siri     31
    Asking Siri Questions     31
Using Control Center (New)     33
Chapter 2  Customizing Your iPad     39
Changing Your Wallpaper     40
Setting Alert Sounds     43
Password-Protecting Your iPad     44
    Making Access Easier with Touch ID     48
Modifying Keyboard Settings     49
Adjusting Do Not Disturb Settings     52
Setting Parental Restrictions     53
Making Text Easier to Read     55
Controlling Automatic Downloads     56
Customizing the Control Center (New)     58
Working with Other Useful Settings     59
Chapter 3  Networking and Syncing     63
Setting Up Your Wi-Fi Network Connection     63
Connecting to Your Apple ID and iCloud Account     66
    Signing In with Your Apple ID     67
Syncing with iTunes     72
    Syncing Options     73
    Syncing Music     74
    Syncing Photos     77
    Syncing Everything Else     79
Sharing with AirDrop     80
    Using AirDrop     80
Storing, Organizing, and Viewing Files (New)     83
    Accessing Your iCloud Drive Files     83
    Accessing Files in Other Cloud Services     86
Chapter 4  Playing Music and Video     89
Playing a Song     90
Building a Playlist     93
    Creating Playlists     93
Making iTunes Purchases     95
    Buying on Your iPad     96
Sharing Purchases with Your Family     98
Setting Up Family Sharing     98
Having It All with Apple Music     100
    Signing Up for Apple Music     101
    Playing Songs with Apple Music     102
    Discovering New Music with Apple Music     105
    Discovering Music with Apple Music Radio Stations     106
Listening to Podcasts     108
    Subscribing to Podcasts     109
Playing Video (New)     111
    Adding Your TV Networks to the TV App     111
    Watch Videos on Your iPad     113
Using AirPlay to Play Music and Video on Other Devices     115
    Accessing AirPlay     116
    Mirror Your Screen with AirPlay     117
Chapter 5  Reading Books     119
Buying a Book from Apple     119
Reading a Book     122
Using Reading Aids     123
Adding Notes and Highlights     125
Adding Bookmarks     127
Organizing Your Books     127
Using iBooks Alternatives     131
Chapter 6  Organizing Your Life     135
Using the Contacts App     135
    Adding a Contact     136
Searching for a Contact     138
Working with Contacts     140
Using the Calendar App     141
    Creating a Calendar Event     141
Using Calendar Views     143
    Exploring Day View     143
    Exploring Week View     145
    Exploring Month View     146
Creating a Calendar     147
Using the Notes App     149
    Creating a Note     149
    Creating Checklists in Notes     151
    Adding Photos and Sketches to Notes     152
    Scanning Documents with Notes (New)     154
    Signing and Sending Documents with Notes (New)     156
Using the Reminders App     158
    Setting a Reminder     159
Using the Clock App     161
    Setting Clock Alarms     161
Chapter 7  Surfing the Web     165
Getting Started with Safari     165
    Browsing to a URL and Searching     166
    Viewing Web Pages     169
    Opening Multiple Web Pages with Tabs     171
    Viewing Articles with Safari Reader     173
Bookmarks, History, and Reading List     174
    Using Bookmarks and Favorites     174
    Using History     176
    Creating Home Screen Bookmarks     178
    Building a Reading List     179
Working with Web Forms     181
    Filling in Web Forms     182
    Saving Time with AutoFill     183
    Setting Up AutoFill     184
    Using AutoFill     186
Chapter 8  Communicating with Email and Messaging     191
Configuring Your iPad for Email     192
    Set Up Your Email Account     192
Reading Your Email     195
Composing a New Email     198
Deleting and Moving Emails     199
Searching Email     201
Customizing Your Email     202
    Configuring How You Receive Email     202
    Creating a Signature     204
    More Email Settings     205
Communicating with Messages     207
    Setting Up Messages     207
    Conversing with Messages     209
    Using Emoji in Text Messages     212
Expressing Yourself Through Messages     213
    Responding with Tapback Quick Replies     213
    Sending Messages with Bubble Effects     214
    Sending Messages with Animations     216
    Sending Handwritten Notes     217
    Sending Digital Touch Messages     218
    Send Animated GIFs and Other Special Messages     219
Chapter 9  Taking and Editing Photos     223
Working with Photos     223
    Taking Photos     224
    Editing and Adjusting Photos     226
    Taking Panoramic Photos     230
    Using Photo Booth     232
Understanding Photo Sources     234
    Browsing Your Photos     235
    Searching Your Photos     240
    Viewing Your Photos     242
    Sharing Your Photos     243
Working with Albums     246
    Viewing Albums     247
    Creating Albums     248
Creating a Slideshow     249
Viewing Photos as Memories     251
Marking Up Photos (New)     254
Capturing the Screen (New)     255
Chapter 10  Recording Video     259
Shooting Video     260
Trimming Video Clips     263
Editing in iMovie     265
    Editing Transitions     269
    Adding Photos to Your Video     271
    Adding Video Titles     273
Making Video Calls with FaceTime     275
    Setting Up FaceTime     275
    Placing Video Calls with FaceTime     277
    Receiving Video Calls with FaceTime     279
Chapter 11  Writing with Pages     283
Creating a New Document     284
Styling and Formatting Text     286
Creating Lists     290
Inserting Images     293
Document Setup     296
Sharing and Printing Documents     298
Chapter 12  Spreadsheets with Numbers     301
Creating a New Spreadsheet     301
Calculating Totals and Averages     305
Styling Tables and Cells     309
Creating Forms     311
Using Multiple Tables     313
Creating Charts     316
Chapter 13  Presentations with Keynote     321
Building a Simple Presentation     321
Building Your Own Slide     325
Adding Transitions     329
    Magic Move     330
    Object Transitions     332
Organizing Slides     334
Playing Your Presentation     336
Chapter 14  Navigating with Maps     341
Finding a Location     342
Searching for Places and Things     344
Getting Directions     345
Getting a Better View with Maps Settings     347
    Using Satellite View     348
    Using 3D View     349
Getting Traffic Reports     350
Chapter 15  The World of Apps     353
Purchasing an App     354
    Finding Good Apps     360
Organizing Apps on Your iPad     362
    Arranging Apps on the Home Screen     362
    Moving Apps to and From the Dock (New)     364
    Using the Dock While in Apps (New)     365
    Creating App Folders     366
Working with Apps     367
    Viewing Currently Running Apps     368
    Using More Than One App at a Time (New)     369
    Viewing Video with Picture-in-Picture     372
    Using iPhone/iPod touch Apps     373
Dragging and Dropping Between Apps (New)     374
    Inserting Photos into an Email Message     374
    Dragging Text from a Web Page to Notes     376
    Exporting Photos to Files     377
Getting Help with Apps     379
Monitoring and Managing Your Apps     381
    Viewing App Storage Information     381
    Viewing Battery Usage     383
    Viewing Location Usage     384
    Viewing Information Sharing Permissions     386
Modifying Notifications Settings     387
Chapter 16  Must-Have Apps     391
Connecting with Friends on Facebook     392
Reading the News     395
Reading and Collecting Documents     400
Adding a Dictionary     402
Making Phone Calls with Skype     404
Handwriting Notes with WritePad     407
Sketching Ideas with Paper     409
Adding a Calculator with PCalc Lite     411
Finding Recipes with Epicurious     413
Checking the Weather     416
Learning New Things with iTunes U     419
Other Useful Apps     422
Chapter 17  Games and Entertainment     425
Composing Music with GarageBand     425
Watching Videos with YouTube     428
Watching Movies and TV Shows with Netflix     431
iPad Games and Entertainment     434
    Monument Valley and Monument Valley 2     435
    Minecraft: Pocket Edition     435
    Prune     436
    Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP     436
    Kingdom Rush     437
    Where’s My Water     437
    Cut the Rope     438
    Harbor Master HD     438
    Angry Birds HD     439
    Plants vs Zombies HD     439
    Scrabble for iPad     440
    Temple Run 2     440
    The Room, The Room Two, The Room Three     441
    Gold Strike     441
Just Mah Jongg Solitaire     442
Chapter 18  iPad Accessories     445
Printing from Your iPad     445
    Printing from the Notes App     446
AirPlay Mirroring with Apple TV     448
    Setting Up AirPlay     448
Video Output Adapters     450
Using Wireless Keyboards     452
Importing Photos with an SD Card and USB Adapters     455
Charging Your iPad with Power Accessories     457
Listening with EarPods     459
Protecting Your iPad     460
    iPad Smart Cover and Smart Case     461
    Third-Party Protective Covers and Cases     462
Apple Pencil     463
Controlling Your Home with Your iPad     463
    Controlling an Appliance with the Home App     464
    Automating Appliances     466
Chapter 19  Maintaining Your iPad and Solving Problems     471
Getting Help on Your iPad     472
    Using the Tips App     472
    Getting Help Inside Apps     473
Getting Help from Apple     475
    Using the Apple Support App     475
    Using the Apple Support Website     478
    Asking a Question Online     481
Keeping Your iPad Up-To-Date     483
    Updating iOS     483
    Updating Apps     484
Securing Your iPad     486
    Basic Security Measures     486
    Using Find My iPad     487
    Setting Up Find My iPad     487
    Locating a Lost iPad     488
Index     492


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