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My iPad (Covers iOS 9 for iPad Pro, all models of iPad Air and iPad mini, iPad 3rd/4th generation, and iPad 2), 8th Edition

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  • Copyright 2016
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Edition: 8th
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-419694-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-419694-7

My iPad, Eighth Edition, helps you quickly get started with your new tablet, and use its features to look up information and perform day-to-day activities from anywhere, any time.

Covers iOS 9 for all models of iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad Pro, iPad 3rd/4th generation, and iPad 2
March 21, 2016 Update: An iPad Pro 9.7" was announced today by Apple. The content of this book is applicable to this new iPad.

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.

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPad working just the way you want. Learn how to:
• Connect your iPad to your Wi-Fi and your mobile carrier
• Learn how to use the on-screen keyboard, predictive text, and dictation
• Use Control Center to control frequently used settings
• Use Siri to control your iPad or get information by speaking commands
• 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
• Use AirDrop and iCloud Drive to share files and information with your other devices
• Use your iPad to take notes, make lists, draw sketches, and create reminders
• Use FaceTime and Skype to stay connected with friends and family
• Use Pages, Numbers, and Keynote to create documents and presentations
• Discover some of the most useful and entertaining apps

Sample Content

Table of Contents

Chapter 1  Getting Started     3
Generations of iPads     3
    Identifying Your iPad     4
    iOS 9     5
The iPad Buttons and Switches     6
    The Home Button     6
    The Wake/Sleep Button     7
    The Volume Control     8
    The Side Switch    8
    Orientation and Movement     9
Screen Gestures     10
    Tapping and Touching     10
    Pinching     10
    Dragging and Flicking     10
    Pull Down and Release to Update    11
    Four-Finger Gestures     12
Learning Your Way Around     12
    The Lock Screen    12
    The Home Screen     13
    An App Screen     14
    Home Screen Searching     14
Virtual Buttons and Switches    16
    Switches    16
    Toolbars    16
    Menus     17
    Tab Bars    17
Entering Text    17
    Using the On-Screen Keyboard    18
    Keyboard Modes    18
    Undocking and Splitting the Keyboard     20
    Using the Keyboard Shortcut Bar (New)     21
    Using Predictive Text     22
    Dictating Text    24
    Editing Text    25
    Copy and Paste    26
Talking to Your iPad with Siri    28
    Asking Siri Questions    28
Using Notifications and Control Center    30
    Open Notifications Center     31
    Open Control Center    34
Chapter 2  Customizing Your iPad     37
Changing Your Wallpaper     38
Setting Alert Sounds    41
Password Protecting Your iPad    43
    Make Access Easier with Touch ID    47
Setting Side Switch Functionality    48
Setting Your Date and Time    49
Modifying Keyboard Settings    50
Do Not Disturb Settings    52
Setting Parental Restrictions     54
Making Text Easier to Read     56
Controlling Automatic Downloads     57
Other Useful Settings     58
Chapter 3  Networking and Syncing    61
Setting Up Your Wi-Fi Network Connection     61
Setting Up Your Cellular Data Connection     63
Syncing with iCloud     65
    Connecting to iCloud     66
Syncing with iTunes     69
    Syncing Options     70
    Syncing Music     72
    Syncing Photos     74
    Syncing Everything Else     75
Sharing with AirDrop     77
    Using AirDrop     77
Viewing Your Mac’s Files with iCloud Drive (New)     80
    Accessing Your Files     80
Chapter 4  Playing Music and Video    85
Playing a Song     85
Building a Playlist     88
    Creating Playlists     88
Making iTunes Purchases     90
    Buying on Your iPad     90
Sharing Purchases with Your Family     93
    Setting Up Family Sharing     93
Having It All with Apple Music (New)     96
    Signing Up for Apple Music     97
    Using Apple Music     98
Listening to Podcasts     100
    Subscribing to Podcasts     100
Playing Video     102
Using AirPlay to Play Music and Video on Other Devices     105
    Accessing AirPlay      105
Home Sharing      106
Listening to iTunes Radio     107
    Selecting a Station     108
Chapter 5  Reading Books     111
Buying a Book from Apple     111
Reading a Book     114
Using Reading Aids     115
Adding Notes and Highlights     117
Adding Bookmarks      119
Organizing Your Books     119
Using iBooks Alternatives      123
Chapter 6  Organizing Your Life    127
Using the Contacts App      127
    Adding a Contact     128
Searching for a Contact     130
    Working with Contacts     132
Using the Calendar App     133
    Creating a Calendar Event     133
Using Calendar Views     135
    Exploring Day View     135
    Exploring Week View     137
    Exploring Month View     138
Creating a Calendar     139
Using the Notes App     141
    Creating a Note     142
    Creating Checklists in Notes (New)     144
    Adding Photos and Sketches to Notes (New)     145
Using the Reminders App     146
    Setting a Reminder     147
Using the Clocks App     149
    Setting Clock Alarms     149
Chapter 7  Surfing the Web     153
Getting Started with Safari     153
    Browsing to a URL and Searching     154
    Viewing Web Pages     157
    Opening Multiple Web Pages with Tabs     159
    Viewing Articles with Safari Reader     161
Bookmarks, History, and Reading List     162
    Using Bookmarks and Favorites     162
    Using History     164
    Deleting Your Bookmarks     166
    Creating Home Screen Bookmarks     167
    Building a Reading List     168
Working with Web Forms     170
    Filling in Web Forms     171
    Saving Time with AutoFill     172
    Setting Up AutoFill     173
    Using AutoFill     175
Chapter 8  Communicating with Email and Messaging     179
Configuring Your iPad for Email     180
    Set Up Your Email Account     180
Reading Your Email    183
Composing a New Message     186
Deleting and Moving Messages    188
Searching Email     189
Customizing Your Email    190
    Configuring How You Receive Email    191
    Creating a Signature     193
    More Email Settings    194
Working with Messaging    196
    Setting up Messaging    196
    Conversing with Messages    198
Chapter 9  Taking and Editing Photos     203
Working with Photos    203
    Taking Photos     204
    Editing and Adjusting Photos    206
    Taking Panoramic Photos    210
    Using Photo Booth     212
Photo Sources     214
    Browsing Your Photos    215
    Viewing Your Photos    219
    Sharing Your Photos     220
Working with Albums    224
    Viewing Albums     224
    Creating Albums     226
Creating a Slideshow     227
Capturing the Screen     229
Chapter 10  Recording Video     233
Shooting Video     234
Trimming Video Clips     237
Editing in iMovie     239
    Editing Transitions     243
    Adding Photos to Your Video     245
    Adding Video Titles     247
Making Video Calls with FaceTime     249
    Setting Up FaceTime     249
    Placing Video Calls with FaceTime     251
    Receiving Video Calls with FaceTime     253
Chapter 11  Writing with Pages     257
Creating a New Document     258
Styling and Formatting Text     260
Creating Lists     264
Inserting Images     266
Document Setup     269
Sharing and Printing Documents     271
Chapter 12  Spreadsheets with Numbers     275
Creating a New Spreadsheet     275
Calculating Totals and Averages     279
Styling Tables and Cells     283
Creating Forms     285
Using Multiple Tables     287
Creating Charts     291
Chapter 13  Presentations with Keynote     295
Building a Simple Presentation     295
Building Your Own Slide     298
Adding Transitions     302
    Magic Move     303
    Object Transitions     305
Organizing Slides     307
Playing Your Presentation     309
Chapter 14  Navigating with Maps     313
Finding a Location     313
Searching for Places and Things     317
Getting Directions     318
Using Views     320
    Using Satellite View     321
    Using 3D View     322
Getting Traffic Reports     324
Chapter 15  The World of Apps     329
Purchasing an App     329
Organizing Apps on Your iPad     334
    Arranging Apps on the Home Screen     334
    Creating App Folders     335
Working with Apps     337
    Viewing Currently Running Apps     338
    Quitting Apps     339
    Viewing a Second App with Slide Over (New)    340
    Interacting with Two Apps at Once with Split View (New)    342
    Viewing Video with Picture-In-Picture (New)    344
Finding Good Apps     345
Using iPhone/iPod touch Apps     346
Getting Help with Apps     347
Monitoring and Managing Your Apps     350
    Viewing App Storage Information     350
    Viewing Battery Usage     352
    Viewing Location Usage     353
    Viewing Information Sharing Permissions     355
    Modifying Notifications Settings     356
Chapter 16  Must-Have Apps     361
Connecting with Friends on Facebook     362
Reading the News (New)     365
Reading and Collecting Documents     370
Adding a Dictionary     373
Making Phone Calls with Skype     374
Creating Multimedia Cloud Notes with Evernote     378
Handwriting Notes with WritePad     381
Sketching Ideas with Paper     384
Adding a Calculator with PCalc Lite     387
Finding Recipes with Epicurious     389
Checking the Weather     391
Learning New Things with iTunes U     394
Other Useful Apps     396
Chapter 17  Games and Entertainment     399
Composing Music with GarageBand     399
Watching Videos with YouTube     403
Watching Movies and TV Shows with Netflix     405
Using Game Center     408
iPad Games and Entertainment     410
    Kingdom Rush     411
    Blockheads     411
    Machinarium     412
    Where’s My Water     412
    Cut the Rope     413
    Harbor Master HD     413
    Angry Birds HD     414
    Plants vsZombies HD     414
    Scrabble for iPad     415
    Temple Run 2     415
    The Room     416
    Gold Strike     416
    Just Mah Jongg Solitaire     417
Chapter 18  iPad Accessories     419
Printing from Your iPad     419
    Printing from the Notes App     420
AirPlay Mirroring with Apple TV     423
    Setting Up AirPlay     423
Video Output Adapters     425
Using Wireless Keyboards     427
Importing Photos with an SD Card and USB Adapters     429
Charging Your iPad with Power Accessories     431
Listening with EarPods     433
Protecting Your iPad     435
    iPad Smart Cover and Smart Case     435
    Protective Covers     436
    Protective Cases     437
iPad Pro Accessories (New)     437
    Apple Pencil     438
    Smart Keyboard     438
Chapter 19  Maintaining Your iPad and Solving Problems    441
Getting Help on Your iPad     441
    Using the Tips App     442
    Getting Help Inside Apps     443
Getting Help from Apple     444
    Visiting the Genius Bar     445
    Making Appointments     445
    Asking a Question Online     452
Keeping Your iPad Up-To-Date     455
    Updating iOS     455
    Updating Apps     456
Securing Your iPad     457
    Basic Security Measures     457
    Using Find My iPad     458
    Setting Up Find My iPad     458
    Locating a Lost iPad     458
Index     463


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