iPad For Seniors For Dummies, 2022nd Edition

Book description

Make the most of your iPad!

iPads are some of the coolest and most versatile tablets on the market today. You can watch movies, listen to music, go online, talk to your family and friends, and pretty much anything else you can think of. But with updates coming all the time, it can be difficult to keep track of the smorgasbord of features this portable device offers.

That's where iPad For Seniors For Dummies comes in! This handy guide to the even handier iPad has all the latest updates for the newest version of the famous tablet and its operating system. Want to talk to Siri? Check this guide. Want to find where those cute photos of your grandkids went? We've got you covered.

With this handbook, you'll also be able to:

  • Get a brand-new iPad up and running, smooth as silk and easy as pie
  • Protect and secure the data on your iPad so you can keep yourself and your family safe from hackers
  • Go online, shop, watch videos, listen to music, shoot your own movies, and more

Perfect for anyone who just got a new iPad as a gift, or for anyone who's got an existing iPad kicking around that they've been meaning to use more often, iPad For Seniors For Dummies is the easy-to-follow and step-by-step tutorial you've been looking for.

Table of contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright
  4. Introduction
    1. About This Book
    2. Foolish Assumptions
    3. Beyond the Book
    4. Where to Go from Here
  5. Part 1: Getting to Know Your iPad
    1. Chapter 1: Buying Your iPad
      1. Discover the Newest iPads and iPadOS 15
      2. Choose the Right iPad for You
      3. Decide How Much Storage Is Enough
      4. Know What Else You May Need: Internet and Computer
      5. Choose Wi-Fi Only or Wi-Fi + Cellular
      6. Consider iPad Accessories
      7. Explore What’s in the Box
      8. Take a First Look at the Gadget
    2. Chapter 2: Exploring Your iPad
      1. See What You Need to Use the iPad
      2. Turn On Your iPad for the First Time
      3. Meet the Multitouch Screen
      4. Say Hello to Tap and Swipe
      5. Introducing App Library
      6. The Dock
      7. Display and Use the Onscreen Keyboard
      8. Use the Small Keyboard
      9. Flick to Search
      10. Easily Switch Between Apps
      11. Use Slide Over and Split View
      12. Examine the iPad Cameras
      13. Discover Control Center
      14. Understand Touch ID
      15. Take a Look at Face ID
      16. Lock Screen Rotation
      17. Explore the Status Bar
      18. Wonderful Widgets
      19. Take Inventory of Preinstalled Apps
      20. Lock iPad, Turn It Off, or Unlock It
    3. Chapter 3: Beyond the Basics
      1. Update the Operating System to iPadOS 15
      2. Charge the Battery
      3. Sign into an iTunes Account for Music, Movies, and More
      4. Sync Wirelessly
      5. Understand iCloud
      6. Turn on iCloud Drive
      7. Set Up iCloud Sync Settings
      8. Browse Your iPad’s Files
  6. Part 2: Beginning to Use Your iPad
    1. Chapter 4: Making Your iPad More Accessible
      1. Use Magnifier
      2. Set Brightness and Night Shift
      3. Change the Wallpaper
      4. Set Up VoiceOver
      5. Use VoiceOver
      6. Make Additional Vision Settings
      7. Use iPad with Hearing Aids
      8. Adjust the Volume
      9. Set Up Subtitles and Captioning
      10. Turn On and Work with AssistiveTouch
      11. Turn On Additional Physical and Motor Settings
      12. Focus Learning with Guided Access
      13. Control Your iPad with Voice Control
    2. Chapter 5: Conversing with Siri
      1. Activate Siri
      2. Discover All That Siri Can Do
      3. Get Suggestions
      4. Call Contacts via FaceTime
      5. Create Reminders and Alerts
      6. Add Tasks to Your Calendar
      7. Play Music
      8. Get Directions
      9. Ask for Facts
      10. Search the Web
      11. Send Email, Messages, or Tweets
      12. Use Dictation
      13. Translate Words and Phrases
      14. Type Your Commands or Questions
    3. Chapter 6: Expanding Your iPad Horizons with Apps
      1. Search the App Store
      2. Get Applications from the App Store
      3. Organize Your Applications on Home Screens
      4. Organize Apps in Folders
      5. Delete Apps You No Longer Need
      6. Update Apps
      7. Purchase and Download Games
    4. Chapter 7: Managing Contacts
      1. Add a Contact
      2. Sync Contacts with iCloud
      3. Assign an Image to a Contact
      4. Add Social Media Information
      5. Assign a Relationship Label to a Contact
      6. Delete a Contact
    5. Chapter 8: Getting Social with Your iPad
      1. What You Need to Use FaceTime
      2. An Overview of FaceTime
      3. Make a FaceTime Call with Wi-Fi or Cellular
      4. Use a Memoji with FaceTime
      5. Accept and End a FaceTime Call
      6. Switch Views
      7. Set Up an iMessage Account
      8. Use Messages to Address, Create, and Send Messages
      9. Read Messages
      10. Clear a Conversation
      11. Send Emojis in Place of Text
      12. Use the App Drawer
      13. Send and Receive Audio
      14. Send a Photo or Video
      15. Send a Map of Your Location
      16. Understand Group Messaging
      17. Find and Install Social Media Apps
      18. Create a Facebook Account
      19. Create a Twitter Account
      20. Create an Instagram Account
    6. Chapter 9: Browsing with Safari
      1. Connect to the Internet
      2. Explore Safari
      3. Navigate Web Pages
      4. Use Tabbed Browsing
      5. Organize with Tab Groups
      6. View Browsing History
      7. Search the Web
      8. Add and Use Bookmarks
      9. Save Links and Web Pages to Safari Reading List
      10. Enable Private Browsing
      11. Download Files
      12. Translate Web Pages
    7. Chapter 10: Working with Email in Mail
      1. Add an Email Account
      2. Manually Set Up an Email Account
      3. Open Mail and Read Messages
      4. Reply To or Forward Email
      5. Create and Send a New Message
      6. Format Email
      7. Search Email
      8. Mark Email as Unread or Flag for Follow-Up
      9. Create an Event from Email Contents
      10. Delete Email
      11. Organize Email
      12. Create a VIP List
  7. Part 3: Enjoying Media
    1. Chapter 11: Shopping the iTunes Store
      1. Explore the iTunes Store
      2. Find a Selection
      3. Preview Music, a Video, or an Audiobook
      4. Buy a Selection
      5. Rent Movies
      6. Use Apple Pay and Wallet
      7. Set Up Family Sharing
    2. Chapter 12: Reading Books
      1. Find Books with Apple Books
      2. Explore Other E-Book Sources
      3. Buy Books
      4. Navigate a Book
      5. Adjust Brightness in Apple Books
      6. Change the Font Size and Type
      7. Search in Your Book
      8. Use Bookmarks and Highlights
      9. Set Reading Goals
    3. Chapter 13: Enjoying Music and Podcasts
      1. View the Music Library
      2. Create Playlists
      3. Search for Music
      4. Play Music
      5. Shuffle Music
      6. Listen with Your Earbuds
      7. Listen with Spatial Audio
      8. Use AirPlay
      9. Find and Subscribe to Podcasts
      10. Play Podcasts
    4. Chapter 14: Taking and Sharing Photos
      1. Take Pictures with the iPad Cameras
      2. View an Album
      3. View Individual Photos
      4. Edit Photos
      5. Organize Photos
      6. Share Photos with Mail, Social Media, or Other Apps
      7. Share a Photo Using AirDrop
      8. Share Photos Using iCloud Photo Sharing
      9. Print Photos
      10. Delete Photos
    5. Chapter 15: Creating and Watching Videos
      1. Capture Your Own Videos with the Built-In Cameras
      2. Edit Videos
      3. Play Movies or TV Shows with the TV App
      4. Turn On Closed-Captioning
      5. Delete a Video from the iPad
  8. Part 4: Living with Your iPad
    1. Chapter 16: Keeping on Schedule with Calendar and Clock
      1. View Your Calendar
      2. Add Calendar Events
      3. Add Events with Siri
      4. Create Repeating Events
      5. View an Event
      6. Add an Alert to an Event
      7. Search for an Event
      8. Create a Calendar Account
      9. Use a Family Calendar
      10. Delete an Event
      11. Display the Clock App
      12. Delete a Clock
      13. Set an Alarm
      14. Use Stopwatch and Timer
    2. Chapter 17: Working with Reminders and Notifications
      1. Create a Reminder
      2. Edit Reminder Details
      3. Schedule a Reminder by Time, Location, or When Messaging
      4. Create a List
      5. Sync with Other Devices and Calendars
      6. Mark as Complete or Delete a Reminder
      7. Get Notified!
      8. Stay Focused and Undisturbed
    3. Chapter 18: Making Notes
      1. Open a Blank Note
      2. Use Copy and Paste
      3. Insert a Picture
      4. Add a Drawing
      5. Apply a Text Style
      6. Create a Checklist
      7. Delete a Note
      8. Speeding Along with Quick Notes
    4. Chapter 19: Using Utilities
      1. Record Voice Memos
      2. Measure Distances
      3. Find a Missing Apple Device
      4. An Overview of the Home App
      5. Translate Words and Phrases
    5. Chapter 20: Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your iPad
      1. Keep the iPad Screen Clean
      2. Protect Your Gadget with a Case
      3. Extend Your iPad’s Battery Life
      4. What to Do with a Nonresponsive iPad
      5. Update the iPadOS Software
      6. Restore the Sound
      7. Get Support
      8. Back Up to iCloud
  9. Index
  10. About the Author
  11. Connect with Dummies
  12. End User License Agreement

Product information

  • Title: iPad For Seniors For Dummies, 2022nd Edition
  • Author(s): Dwight Spivey
  • Release date: April 2022
  • Publisher(s): For Dummies
  • ISBN: 9781119863236