My iPad for Seniors, 7th Edition

Book description

Covers All iPads Running iPadOS 13

Easy, clear, readable, and focused on what you want to do. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPad working just the way you want.

Learn how to

  • Discover all the new features of iPadOS 13

  • Wirelessly connect to and browse the Internet, at home or away

  • Personalize the way your iPad looks and works–including the new Dark Mode

  • Make your iPad easier to use if you have trouble seeing or tapping the screen

  • Use Siri’s voice commands to control your iPad and find useful information

  • Communicate with friends and family via email, text messaging, and FaceTime video chats

  • Shoot, share, and view photos and videos

  • Listen to streaming music and watch streaming movies and TV shows online

  • Connect and use the Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard

  • Use iCloud to store and share your photos and other important data online

  • Troubleshoot common iPad problems

Table of contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. About This eBook
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright Page
  5. Contents at a Glance
  6. Table of Contents
  7. About the Author
  8. Dedication
  9. Acknowledgments
  10. About AARP
  11. We Want to Hear from You!
  12. Reader Services
  13. Figure Credits
  14. 1. Buying and Unboxing Your iPad
    1. Choosing the Right iPad for You
    2. Unboxing Your New iPad
    3. Powering Up Your iPad for the First Time
    4. Accessorizing Your iPad
  15. 2. Getting Started with Your iPad
    1. Getting to Know Your iPad
    2. Turning Your iPad On and Off
    3. Using Your iPad
    4. Performing Basic Operations
    5. Managing Your iPad’s Battery
  16. 3. Personalizing the Way Your iPad Looks and Works
    1. Personalizing the Lock and Home Screens
    2. Configuring Device Settings
    3. Managing System Settings
    4. Managing Your Screen Time
  17. 4. Making Your iPad More Accessible
    1. Making the iPad Easier to Use for People with Vision Impairments
    2. Making the iPad Easier to Use for People with Hearing Impairments
    3. Making the iPad Easier to Operate
  18. 5. Connecting to the Internet and Browsing the Web
    1. Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network
    2. Using the Safari Web Browser
    3. Making the Web More Readable
  19. 6. Keeping Your iPad Safe and Secure
    1. Creating a Safer Lock Screen
    2. Reducing the Risk of Theft
    3. Staying Safe Online
  20. 7. Controlling Your iPad—and More—with Siri
    1. Getting to Know Siri, Your iPad’s Virtual Personal Assistant
    2. Using Siri to Control Your iPad and Apps
    3. Using Siri to Find Interesting and Useful Information
    4. Triggering Multiple Actions with Shortcuts
  21. 8. Installing and Using Apps
    1. Working with Apps
    2. Finding New Apps in the App Store
    3. Managing Installed Apps
    4. Multitasking on Your iPad
  22. 9. Sending and Receiving Email
    1. Configuring the Mail App
    2. Sending and Receiving Messages
  23. 10. Managing Your Contacts
    1. Using the Contacts App
    2. Viewing and Contacting Your Contacts
  24. 11. Video Chatting and Texting
    1. Text Messaging with the Messages App
    2. Video Chatting and More with FaceTime
  25. 12. Getting Social with Facebook, Pinterest, and Other Social Networks
    1. Using Facebook
    2. Using Pinterest
    3. Using Twitter
    4. Using LinkedIn
  26. 13. Staying Organized with Calendar and Reminders
    1. Using the Calendar App
    2. Using the Reminders App
  27. 14. Reading eBooks, Magazines, and Newspapers
    1. Reading eBooks on Your iPad
    2. Reading News Stories with the News App
  28. 15. Shooting, Editing, and Sharing Photos and Videos
    1. Shooting Digital Photos
    2. Viewing and Editing Your Photos
    3. Shooting and Editing Videos
    4. Sharing Photos and Videos
  29. 16. Listening to Music
    1. Listening to Streaming Music
    2. Buying and Playing Music from the iTunes Store
  30. 17. Watching TV Shows, Movies, and Other Videos
    1. Watching Amazon Prime Video
    2. Watching Hulu
    3. Watching Netflix
    4. Watching Other Streaming Video Services
  31. 18. Controlling Your Smart Home
    1. Understanding Apple HomeKit
    2. Adding Devices and Rooms
    3. Controlling Your Smart Devices
  32. 19. Traveling with Maps and Other Travel Apps
    1. Traveling with the Maps App
    2. Exploring Other Travel-Related Apps
  33. 20. Keeping Fit and Healthy
    1. Exploring Health and Fitness Apps
    2. Exploring Food and Nutrition Apps
    3. Exploring Medical Apps
  34. 21. Getting Productive
    1. Using Your iPad’s Built-In Productivity Apps
    2. Discovering More Productivity Apps
  35. 22. Using the Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard
    1. Using the Apple Pencil
    2. Using the Smart Keyboard
  36. 23. Managing Files on Your iPad and in the Cloud
    1. Managing Your iPad’s Storage
    2. Working with the Files App
    3. Using External Storage
    4. Working with iCloud
    5. Using AirDrop and AirPlay to Share with Other Devices
  37. 24. Fixing Common Problems
    1. Troubleshooting iPad Problems
    2. Updating and Resetting Your iPad
  38. A. New Features of iPadOS 13
    1. Apps
    2. Display
    3. Keyboard
    4. Multitasking
    5. Privacy and Security
    6. Safari Web Browser
    7. Sidecar
    8. Text Editing
    9. Other Features
  39. B. Playing Games
    1. Finding Games to Play
    2. Discovering Popular Games
    3. Playing Games with Apple Arcade
  40. Glossary
  41. Index

Product information

  • Title: My iPad for Seniors, 7th Edition
  • Author(s): Michael Miller
  • Release date: December 2019
  • Publisher(s): Que
  • ISBN: 9780135898093