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My Samsung Galaxy S6 for Seniors

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Description

  • Copyright 2016
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 608
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-5544-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-5544-5
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-421607-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-421607-2

The perfect book to help anyone 50+ learn the Samsung Galaxy S6 — in full color!


My Samsung Galaxy S6 for Seniors helps you quickly and easily get started with the new smartphone and use its features to look up information and perform day-to-day activities from anywhere, any time.

Veteran author Michael Miller has written more than 100 nonfiction books and is known for his ability to explain complex topics to everyday readers. Michael wrote this book from the 50+ point of view, using relevant examples and covering all the most popular tasks.

• Set up contacts, accounts, and voicemail
• Make and receive voice and video calls
• Turn your phone into an alarm clock
• Explore the Web with Google Chrome
• Connect with family and friends on Facebook, Pinterest, and other social networks
• Customize your phone’s settings
• Master the arts of texting and emailing
• Take and share great photos and videos
• Get driving directions
• Watch TV and movies in the palm of your hand
• Use your phone to monitor your health
• Learn all the exclusive features of the Galaxy S6 Edge
• Keep your phone safe and secure

Register your book to download more than a dozen bonus tasks and a Glossary.

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Discover Games (51 KB .pdf)

Download Music (58.8 MB .pdf)

Email Apps and Spam (39 KB .pdf)

Find Facebook Friends (2.5 MB .pdf)

Find Pins on Pinterest (9.5 MB .pdf)

Glossary (37 KB .pdf)

Health and Fitness Apps (2.8 MB .pdf)

Office Mobile App (23.8 MB .pdf)

Other Social Networks (67.4 MB .pdf)

Personalize Calendar (5.2 MB .pdf)

Phone and Other Apps (2.3 MB .pdf)

Phone Security (29 KB .pdf)

Shooting Modes (29.6 MB .pdf)

View Contact Map (6.6 MB .pdf)

Watch Other Programs (28 KB .pdf)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1  Getting Started with Your Samsung Galaxy S6     3
Unboxing and Charging Your New Phone     3
    Take Your New Phone Out of the Box     4
    Connect and Recharge Your Phone     5
Getting to Know the Galaxy S6     6
Turning Your Phone On and Off     11
    Power On Your Phone     11
    Lock Your Phone     13
    Unlock Your Phone     13
    Turn Off Your Phone     15
    Restart Your Phone     16
Using the Galaxy S6     17
    Learn Essential Touch Gestures     17
    Navigate the Lock Screen     19
    Navigate the Home Screen     20
    Understand the Status Bar     21
    Navigate the Apps Screen     23
    View the Notification Panel     24
    Move from Screen to Screen     25
    View and Close Open Apps     27
Performing Basic Operations     28
    Change the Volume Level     29
    Put the Phone on Vibrate or Mute     30
    Adjust the Brightness Level     31
    Rotate the Phone     31
    Enter Text with the Onscreen Keyboard     32
    Copy and Paste Text     35
    Set an Alarm     36
    Set a Timer     40
Managing Your Phone’s Power     40
    Monitor Battery Usage     41
    Deal with a Low Battery     42
    Turn On Power Saving Modes     43
Chapter 2  Using the Galaxy S6 Edge     47
Getting to Know the Galaxy S6 Edge     47
    Configure Edge Screen Position     48
Using Edge Lighting and People Edge     50
    Configure Edge Lighting and People Edge     50
    Use Edge Lighting and People Edge     55
Using the Information Stream     57
    Activate and Configure the Information Stream     57
    View the Information Stream     60
Using the Night Clock     61
    Activate the Night Clock     62
    View the Night Clock     63
Chapter 3  Personalizing the Way Your S6 Looks and Works    65
Personalizing the Screen Background     65
    Change the Lock Screen Wallpaper     66
    Change the Home Screen Wallpaper     69
    Change Your Phone’s Theme     72
Personalizing Screen Settings     76
    Screen Mode Options     76
    Set the Screen Mode     77
    Set Screen Timeout     78
    Configure Smart Stay     79
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