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Description

  • Copyright 2012
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-273075-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-273075-4

COVERS

Galaxy Tab 10.1
and
Galaxy Tab 7.0

My Samsung Galaxy Tab™

Step-by-step

instructions with callouts to photos that show you exactly what to do with the Galaxy Tab 7.0 and Galaxy Tab 10.1

Help

when you run in to Samsung Galaxy Tab problems or limitations

Tips and Notes

to help you get the most from your Samsung Galaxy Tab

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping
your Samsung Galaxy Tab working just the way you want. Learn how to

     •  Get started fast!

     •  Navigate Samsung Galaxy Tab’s Android operating system

     •  Retrieve, play, and manage music, video, podcasts, and audiobooks

     •  Use the Samsung Media Hub as a portal to movies and TV content

     •  Capture higher-quality photos and video

     •  Surf the Web quickly with the built-in browser

     •  Monitor news, weather, and stock prices

     •  Simplify your life with the Calendar and Contacts

     •  Send email, text, and multimedia messages

     •  Use your Galaxy Tab as an Amazon Kindle ebook reader

     •  Find any destination with Maps, Navigation, Places, and Latitude

     •  Discover, choose, install, and work with new Android apps

     •  Extend your Galaxy Tab with add-on hardware and accessories

     •  Customize your tablet to reflect your personal style, habits, and preferences

     •  Keep your Galaxy Tab up to date, reliable, and running smoothly

Sample Content

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Meeting the Samsung Galaxy Tab

Investigating the Galaxy Tab Unit

    Physical Features of the Galaxy Tab 7"

    Physical Features of the Galaxy Tab 10"

The Galaxy Tab Buttons and Switches

    The Four Galaxy Tab 7" Touch Buttons

    The Power Button

Volume Control Buttons

Galaxy Tab Screens

    The Lock Screen (Galaxy Tab 7")

    The Lock Screen (Galaxy Tab 10")

    The Applications Screen (Galaxy Tab 7")

    The Applications Screen (Galaxy Tab 10")

    The Applications Screen (Galaxy Tab 7")

    The Applications Screen (Galaxy Tab 10")

Manipulating the Screen

    Tapping an Element

    Pinching

    Dragging and Flicking

    Screen Rotation and Orientation

Interacting with Android

    Sliders

    Toolbars

    Button Lists

    Tab Bars

Using the Keyboard

    Using Special Keyboards and Characters

    Copying and Pasting Data (Galaxy Tab 7")

    Copying and Pasting Data (Galaxy Tab 10")

Chapter 2 Becoming Familiar with Android

Getting Details About the Galaxy Tab

    Galaxy Tab 7"

    Galaxy Tab 10"

Setting Up Your Network (Galaxy Tab 7")

    Setting Up Wi-Fi

    Setting Up 3G

    Setting Up a VPN

Setting Up Your Network (Galaxy Tab 10")

    Setting Up Wi-Fi

    Setting Up Bluetooth

    Setting Up a VPN

Syncing the Galaxy Tab

    Galaxy Tab 7"

    Galaxy Tab 10"

Chapter 3 Customizing Android to Your Liking

Password-Protecting the Galaxy Tab

    Galaxy Tab 7"

    Galaxy Tab 10"

Changing Your Password

    Galaxy Tab 7"

    Galaxy Tab 10"

Setting Parental Restrictions

Changing the Date and Time

    Galaxy Tab 7"

    Galaxy Tab 10"

Modifying Your Wallpaper

    Galaxy Tab 7"

    Galaxy Tab 10"

Setting Alert Sounds

    Galaxy Tab 7"

    Galaxy Tab 10"

Changing Keyboard and Voice Settings

    Galaxy Tab 7"

    Galaxy Tab 10"

Modifying More Settings

    More Settings (Galaxy Tab 7")

    Galaxy Tab 10"

Chapter 4 Browsing the Web

Browsing to a URL

    Galaxy Tab 7"

    Galaxy Tab 10" 1

Searching the Web

    Galaxy Tab 7"

    Galaxy Tab 10"

Viewing Web Pages

    Galaxy Tab 7"

    Galaxy Tab 10"

Bookmarking Websites

    Galaxy Tab 7"

    Galaxy Tab 10"

Returning to Previously Visited Websites

    Galaxy Tab 7"

    Galaxy Tab 10"

Deleting Bookmarks

    Delete from the Bookmarks List (Galaxy Tab 7")

    Delete from the History List (Galaxy Tab 7")

    Delete from the Bookmarks List (Galaxy Tab 10")

    Delete from the History List (Galaxy Tab 10")

Filling in Web Forms

    Galaxy Tab 7"

    Galaxy Tab 10"

Copying Text and Images from Web Pages

    Copying a Block of Text (Galaxy Tab 7")

    Copying an Image (Galaxy Tab 7")

    Copying a Block of Text (Galaxy Tab 10")

    Copying an Image (Galaxy Tab 10")

Chapter 5 Sending Email and Instant Messages

Configuring Email (Galaxy Tab 7")

Configuring Email (Galaxy Tab 10")

Reading Email (Galaxy Tab 7")

Reading Email (Galaxy Tab 10")

Composing a New Message

    Galaxy Tab 7"

    Galaxy Tab 10"

Creating Your Own Signature

    Galaxy Tab 7"

    Galaxy Tab 10"

Deleting Messages

    Galaxy Tab 7"

    Galaxy Tab 10"

Searching Through Email

    Galaxy Tab 7"

    Galaxy Tab 10"

Configuring Email Settings (Galaxy Tab 7")

Configuring Email Settings (Galaxy Tab 10")

Sending and Receiving Instant Messages

    Galaxy Tab 7"

    Galaxy Tab 10"

Configuring Instant Message Settings (Galaxy Tab 7")

Configuring Instant Message Settings (Galaxy Tab 10")

Chapter 6 Using the Calendar and Contacts to Simplify Your Life

Putting Together Your Daily Briefing (Galaxy Tab 7")

    Choosing a Weather Forecast

    Tracking Stocks

    Selecting Your News Settings

    Checking and Adding to Your Personal Schedule

Staying Up to Date (Galaxy Tab 10")

    Choosing a Weather Forecast

    Tracking Stocks

    Selecting Your News Settings

Managing Contacts (Galaxy Tab 7")

    Setting Up Contacts Accounts

    Adding Contacts

    Searching for Contacts

    Joining Contacts

    Using Contacts

Managing Contacts (Galaxy Tab 10")

    Setting Up Contacts Accounts

    Adding Contacts

    Searching for Contacts

    Joining Contacts

    Using Contacts

Managing Your Busy Schedule (Galaxy Tab 7")

    Creating Calendar Events

    Using Calendar Views

Managing Your Busy Schedule (Galaxy Tab 10")

    Creating Calendar Events

    Using Calendar Views

Chapter 7 Playing Music and Video

Creating a Media Hub Account (Galaxy Tab 7")

Creating a Media Hub Account (Galaxy Tab 10")

Downloading Movies and TV Shows Using Media Hub (Galaxy Tab 7")

Downloading Movies and TV Shows Using Media Hub (Galaxy Tab 10")

Playing Videos (Galaxy Tab 7")

Playing Videos (Galaxy Tab 10")

Recording Video (Galaxy Tab 7")

Recording Video (Galaxy Tab 10")

Copying Files with Windows Media Player (Galaxy Tab 7")

Copying Files with Windows Media Player (Galaxy Tab 10")

Connecting as a Mass Storage Device(Galaxy Tab 7")

Connecting as a Mass Storage Device (Galaxy Tab 10")

Multimedia Sync for Macs and PCs (Galaxy Tab 7")

Adding a Podcast App (Galaxy Tab 7")

Adding a Podcast App (Galaxy Tab 10")

Purchasing Music (Galaxy Tab 7")

Purchasing Music (Galaxy Tab 10")

Playing Songs (Galaxy Tab 7")

Playing Songs (Galaxy Tab 10")

Creating Your Own Playlists (Galaxy Tab 7")

Creating Your Own Playlists (Galaxy Tab 10")

Viewing YouTube Videos (Galaxy Tab 7")

Viewing YouTube Videos (Galaxy Tab 10")

Chapter 8 Reading and Managing Books

Logging In to Your Account

Purchasing Books

Using Reading Aids (Galaxy Tab 7")

Using Reading Aids (Galaxy Tab 10")

Adding Bookmarks, Highlights, and Notes (Galaxy Tab 7")

Adding Bookmarks, Highlights, and Notes (Galaxy Tab 10")

Organizing Your Books

Chapter 9 Capturing and Managing Photos

Using the Camera

    Adjusting Settings and Taking Photos (Galaxy Tab 7")

    Adjusting Settings and Taking Photos (Galaxy Tab 10")

Navigating Image Viewer

    Adjusting Settings and Taking Photos (Galaxy Tab 7")

    Adjusting Settings and Taking Photos (Galaxy Tab 10")

Tips for Capturing Photos

Gallery

    Managing Photos with Gallery (Galaxy Tab 7")

    Managing Photos with Gallery (Galaxy Tab 10")

Sharing from Gallery

    Emailing Photos from Gallery (Galaxy Tab 7")

    Emailing Photos from Gallery (Galaxy Tab 10")

Screen Captures

    Taking Screen Captures (Galaxy Tab 7")

    Taking Screen Captures (Galaxy Tab 10")

Editing Images

    Cropping Images (Galaxy Tab 7")

    Cropping Images (Galaxy Tab 10")

Chapter 10 Using Maps,Navigation, Places, and Latitude

Enabling GPS

    Galaxy Tab 7"

    Galaxy Tab 10"

Getting Around with Maps (Galaxy Tab 7")

    Finding a Location with Maps

    Getting Directions with Maps

    Specifying Locations with Maps

Getting Around with Maps (Galaxy Tab 10")

    Finding a Location with Maps

    Getting Directions with Maps

    Specifying Locations with Maps

Getting Voice-Command Directions

    Galaxy Tab 7"

    Galaxy Tab 10"

Getting to Know Places (Galaxy Tab 7")

    Browsing Places

    Adding New Places

Getting to Know Places (Galaxy Tab 10")

    Browsing Places

    Adding New Places

Enabling Wireless Networks

    Galaxy Tab 7"

    Galaxy Tab 10"

Using Latitude

    Galaxy Tab 7"

    Galaxy Tab 10"

Chapter 11 Enhancing Your Galaxy Tab with Apps

Getting Apps Through Android Market (Galaxy Tab 7")

    Searching for Android Applications

    Finding Great Apps

    Purchasing Android Applications

    Rating Applications

    Getting Help with Apps

Getting Apps Through Android Market (Galaxy Tab 10")

    Searching for Android Applications

    Finding Great Apps

    Downloading Android Applications

    Rating Applications

    Getting Help with Apps

Managing Apps Through Your Home Pages (Galaxy Tab 7")

    Arranging Application Icons on Your Galaxy Tab

    Adding and Removing Home Pages

Managing Apps Through Your Home Pages (Galaxy Tab 10")

    Arranging Application Icons on Your Galaxy Tab

    Managing Home Screens with the Action Bar

Adding Useful Apps (Galaxy Tab 7")

    Adding a Dictionary and Thesaurus

    Adding an RSS Reader

Adding Useful Apps (Galaxy Tab 10")

    Adding a Dictionary and Thesaurus

    Adding an RSS Reader

Using Note Everything (Galaxy Tab 7")

Using Note Everything (Galaxy Tab 10")

Chapter 12 Adding New Hardware

Samsung HDMI Multimedia Desk Dock

Samsung Keyboard Docks

Using Wireless Devices

    Pairing Bluetooth Devices (Galaxy Tab 7")

    Pairing Bluetooth Devices (Galaxy Tab 10")

MicroSD Cards

    Formatting MicroSD Cards (Galaxy Tab 7")

Chapter 13 Finding Galaxy Tab Accessories

Protective Cases

Screen Protectors

Chargers and Adapters

Chapter 14 Troubleshooting Your Galaxy Tab

Maintaining Your Galaxy Tab

Update Galaxy Tab Software

Backing Up and Restoring Your Galaxy Tab

    Ensuring Automatic Google Account Backup (Galaxy Tab 7")

    Ensuring Automatic Google Account Backup (Galaxy Tab 10")

Syncing and Using Manual Backup

Extending Battery Life

    Monitoring Power Usage (Galaxy Tab 7")

    Monitoring Power Usage (Galaxy Tab 10")

    Dim Screen Brightness

    Utilize Sleep Mode

    Conserve Power by Turning Off Wi-Fi

    Conserve Power by Turning Off Bluetooth

    Conserve Power by Turning Off Vibration Settings

Solving Random Galaxy Tab Issues

    Difficulty Turning Your Tab On or Off

    Touchscreen Becomes Unresponsive

    Force Stop an App

    Battery Does Not Charge

    Landscape Orientation Does Not Work

Troubleshooting Wi-Fi Accessibility Problems

    Make Sure Wi-Fi Is Activated

    Check Your Range

    Reset the Galaxy Tab Software

Getting Technical Help

    Contact Your Cellular Provider or Samsung

9780789747976   TOC   11/15/2011

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