Chapter 19

Connect, Share, and Store

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Making the USB connection

check Setting the connection type

check Hooking up to a PC or Mac

check Using the cloud to share files

check Printing with an Android

check Performing basic file management

check Managing the microSD card

No Android is an island. True, your gizmo is wireless, but it does need to communicate with other devices. You can use those avenues of communication to share photos, transfer files, print items, or beam movies and music to another technology gizmo. That way, your Android might think it’s an island, but it’s not a lonely one.

The USB Connection

The most direct way to connect an Android phone or tablet to a computer is to use a wire — specifically, the wire nestled at the core of a USB cable. Conveniently, such a cable came with the device. It ...

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