Chapter 17

Connect, Share, and Store

In This Chapter

arrow Making the USB connection

arrow Setting the connection type

arrow Hooking up to a PC or Mac

arrow Using the cloud to share files

arrow Printing with an Android tablet

arrow Performing basic file management

arrow Managing the MicroSD card

As much as it tries, your Android tablet just can’t be completely wireless. Unless you have a wireless charging pad for the tablet, you’re going to need the USB cable to resupply the battery with juice. But the USB cable is more than a power cord: It’s also a method of communications — specifically, file transfer between your tablet and a computer. This chapter carefully describes how that transfer works. Also discussed is the anxiety-laden issue of storage and sharing, which is presented in a deceptively cheerful manner.

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