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The Droid Pocket Guide by Jason D. O’Grady

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2. Droid Basics

If you’ve already read Chapter 1, you saw that there’s a lot going on under the Droid’s hood and that it’s packed with features. In this chapter, you dive headfirst into the basics of using an Android-powered phone—things that take a little time to master but soon become second nature.

This chapter builds on that strong foundation that you started in Chapter 1. I review the finer points of your Droid’s battery and memory card, and give you an in-depth look at the home screen and application list.

Here we go!

Setting up Your Droid

On your maiden boot of a Droid, the phone steps you through several screens that are very important in the overall scheme of things. These screens help you set up your Google account, which will be ...

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