From the Back Cover
The smartest way to learn about your Android smartphone is Dan Gookin’s way!
Your Android phone is amazing, and maybe a bit intimidating. That’s why you need Dan Gookin’s friendly (and often funny) advice. Dan demystifies the device, showing you how it works and how to make calls, browse the web, video-chat, check e-mail, update Facebook, shoot video, and more. Look it up, figure it out, and get on with your life!
Meet your Android — learn how to operate your phone, set up a Google account, use the touchscreen, and type text
That phone stuff — make and receive calls, set ringtones, explore Google Voice, and manage your address book
Talk with your thumbs — send text and multimedia messages, correspond by e-mail, and update your social networks
We see — explore video chat, use the Camera app, upload video to YouTube, and set up a digital photo gallery
Hit the road — use the Maps app, find addresses and businesses, access Wi-Fi networks, create mobile hotspots, and make international calls
Open the book and find:
Ways to command your phone using your voice
How to make a conference call
Apps you just can’t live without
Tips for managing texts
Video chat instructions for Google Talk and Skype®
How to keep your phone’s battery happy
A short tour of the Android Market
Helpful answers to common questions
Set up your phone and explore amazing Android features
E-mail, text, share photos, and enjoy movies, games, and music
Load your Android phone with the latest apps from the Android Market
IN FULL COLOR!
About the Author
Dan Gookin, the bestselling author of the first For Dummies book, has enjoyed worldwide success with books that have been translated into 32 languages and have more than 12 million copies in print. His bestsellers include PCs For Dummies, Laptops For Dummies, and Droid X For Dummies.