My iPad, Eleventh Edition

Book Description

Covers All iPad Models Capable of Running iOS 12


My iPad offers a full-color, fully illustrated resource to using your iPad. Each task is clearly titled and has corresponding visuals that are numbered to match the step they are referring to.


Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPad photos that show you exactly what to do.
Help when you run into iPad problems or limitations.
Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your iPad.


Learn how to:

  • Connect your iPad to your Wi-Fi and your mobile carrier
  • Use the on-screen keyboard, predictive text, and dictation
  • Control frequently used settings with Control Center
  • Get information and control your iPad with spoken commands using Siri
  • Use iCloud to keep everything current between all your iOS devices (and even your Mac), including music, photos, messages, documents, and more
  • Surf the Web, and send and receive email and messages
  • Download and install apps to make your iPad even more useful
  • Secure your iPad using Touch ID, passcodes, and other security measures
  • Take photos, and record and edit videos
  • Share files and information with your other devices with AirDrop and iCloud Drive
  • Take notes, make lists, draw sketches, and create reminders
  • Use FaceTime and Skype to stay connected with friends and family
  • Create documents and presentations using Pages, Numbers, and Keynote
  • Use Siri Shortcuts to automate everyday tasks
  • Discover some of the most useful and entertaining apps

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. About This E-Book
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright Page
  5. Contents at a Glance
  6. Table of Contents
  7. Figure Credits
  8. About the Author
  9. Acknowledgments
  10. We Want to Hear from You!
  11. Reader Services
  12. 1 Getting Started
    1. Generations of iPads
    2. The iPad Buttons and Switches
    3. Screen Gestures
    4. Learning Your Way Around
    5. Virtual Buttons and Switches
    6. Entering Text
    7. Talking to Your iPad with Siri
    8. Using Control Center New for iOS 12!
  13. 2 Customizing Your iPad
    1. Changing Your Wallpaper
    2. Setting Alert Sounds
    3. Password-Protecting Your iPad
    4. Modifying Keyboard Settings
    5. Adjusting Do Not Disturb Settings
    6. Setting Parental Restrictions
    7. Making Text Easier to Read
    8. Controlling Automatic Downloads
    9. Customizing the Control Center
    10. Working with Other Useful Settings
  14. 3 Networking and Syncing
    1. Setting Up Your Wi-Fi Network Connection
    2. Connecting to Your Apple ID and iCloud Account
    3. Syncing with iTunes
    4. Sharing with AirDrop
    5. Storing, Organizing, and Viewing Files
  15. 4 Playing Music and Video
    1. Playing a Song
    2. Building a Playlist
    3. Making iTunes Purchases
    4. Sharing Purchases with Your Family
    5. Having It All with Apple Music
    6. Listening to Podcasts
    7. Playing Video
    8. Using AirPlay to Play Music and Video on Other Devices
  16. 5 Reading Books
    1. Buying a Book from Apple
    2. Reading a Book
    3. Using Reading Aids
    4. Adding Notes and Highlights
    5. Adding Bookmarks
    6. Organizing Your Books
    7. Using Books App Alternatives
  17. 6 Organizing Your Life
    1. Using the Contacts App
    2. Searching for a Contact
    3. Working with Contacts
    4. Using the Calendar App
    5. Using Calendar Views
    6. Creating a Calendar
    7. Using the Notes App
    8. Using the Reminders App
    9. Using the Clock App
  18. 7 Surfing the Web
    1. Getting Started with Safari
    2. Bookmarks, History, and Reading List
    3. Working with Web Forms
  19. 8 Communicating with Email and Messaging
    1. Configuring Your iPad for Email
    2. Reading Your Email
    3. Composing a New Email
    4. Deleting and Moving Emails
    5. Searching Email
    6. Customizing Your Email
    7. Communicating with Messages
    8. Expressing Yourself Through Messages
  20. 9 Taking and Editing Photos
    1. Working with Photos
    2. Understanding Photo Sources
    3. Working with Albums
    4. Creating a Slideshow
    5. For You and Memories
    6. Marking Up Photos
    7. Capturing the Screen
  21. 10 Recording Video
    1. Shooting Video
    2. Trimming Video Clips
    3. Editing in iMovie
    4. Making Video Calls with FaceTime
  22. 11 Writing with Pages
    1. Creating a New Document
    2. Styling and Formatting Text
    3. Creating Lists
    4. Inserting Images
    5. Document Setup
    6. Sharing and Printing Documents
  23. 12 Spreadsheets with Numbers
    1. Creating a New Spreadsheet
    2. Calculating Totals and Averages
    3. Styling Tables and Cells
    4. Creating Forms
    5. Using Multiple Tables
    6. Creating Charts
  24. 13 Presentations with Keynote
    1. Building a Simple Presentation
    2. Building Your Own Slide
    3. Adding Transitions
    4. Organizing Slides
    5. Playing Your Presentation
  25. 14 Navigating with Maps
    1. Finding a Location
    2. Searching for Places and Things
    3. Getting Directions
    4. Getting a Better View with Maps Settings
    5. Getting Traffic Reports
  26. 15 The World of Apps
    1. Purchasing an App
    2. Organizing Apps on Your iPad
    3. Working with Apps
    4. Dragging and Dropping Between Apps
    5. Getting Help with Apps
    6. Monitoring and Managing Your Apps
    7. Watching Your iPad Usage with Screen Time New!
    8. Controlling Apps with Siri Shortcuts New!
  27. 16 Must-Have Apps
    1. Connecting with Friends on Facebook
    2. Reading the News
    3. Checking Your Stocks New!
    4. Recording Voice Memos New!
    5. Adding a Dictionary
    6. Making Phone Calls with Skype
    7. Handwriting Notes with WritePad
    8. Sketching Ideas with Paper
    9. Adding a Calculator with PCalc Lite
    10. Finding Recipes with Epicurious
    11. Checking the Weather
    12. Learning New Things with iTunes U
    13. Other Useful Apps
  28. 17 Games and Entertainment
    1. Composing Music with GarageBand
    2. Watching Videos with YouTube
    3. Watching Movies and TV Shows with Netflix
    4. iPad Games and Entertainment
  29. 18 iPad Accessories
    1. Printing from Your iPad
    2. AirPlay Mirroring with Apple TV
    3. Video Output Adapters
    4. Using Wireless Keyboards
    5. Importing Photos with an SD Card and USB Adapters
    6. Charging Your iPad with Power Accessories
    7. Listening with EarPods
    8. Protecting Your iPad
    9. Apple Pencil
    10. Controlling Your Home with Your iPad
  30. 19 Maintaining Your iPad and Solving Problems
    1. Getting Help on Your iPad
    2. Getting Help from Apple
    3. Keeping Your iPad Up to Date
    4. Securing Your iPad
  31. Index

Product Information

  • Title: My iPad, Eleventh Edition
  • Author(s): Gary Rosenzweig
  • Release date: December 2018
  • Publisher(s): Microsoft Press
  • ISBN: 9780135263266