Chapter 2

The On/Off Chapter

In This Chapter

arrow Configuring your Android phone

arrow Turning on the phone

arrow Unlocking the phone

arrow Adding accounts

arrow Locking the phone

arrow Turning off your phone

It would be delightful if your Android phone were smart enough to pop out of the box, say “Hello,” and immediately know everything about you. It doesn’t, of course. That introduction is still necessary and it requires some careful attention. It’s all part of the initial setup-and-configuration process that happens when you first turn on the phone. And if you haven’t yet turned on your phone, this chapter helps with that ordeal as well.


Hello, Phone

Modern, technical gizmos lack an on–off switch. Instead, they feature a power button. In the case of your Android phone, the button is called the Power/Lock key. This ...

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