The iPad Air and iPad mini Pocket Guide, Fifth Edition

Book description

The category-defining iPad has reinvented the way we interact with digital content and the web. Versatile, portable, powerful, and elegantly designed, the iPad is the perfect companion for digital media. With Photos, music, movies, email, and hundreds of thousands of apps, the iPad helps you organize, explore, and maximize your digital world.

Inexpensive and to-the-point, The iPad and iPad mini Pocket Guide is your perfect companion to all the features and functions of the iPad running the beautifully redesigned iOS 7, including: FaceTime, Siri, Photos, Notification Center, AirDrop, Safari, iTunes Radio, and more. It will help you get up-and-running with easy to understand instructions and then show you hidden gems and tips to make you a true iPad expert.

Table of contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Dedication Page
  4. Acknowledgments
  5. About Jeff Carlson
  6. Contents
  7. Introduction
    1. Conventions Used in This Book
  8. 1. Meet the iPad Air and the iPad mini
    1. Power On and Set Up the iPad
    2. iPad Essentials
    3. Multi-Touch Gestures
    4. Work with Text
    5. Ask Siri for Assistance
    6. Sync with a Computer
    7. Connect to the Internet Using Wi-Fi
    8. Connect to the Internet Using Cellular Data
    9. Use iCloud
    10. Use Notification Center
    11. Use Control Center
    12. Connect to Bluetooth Devices
    13. Mirror Video
    14. Print Using AirPrint
    15. Search Using Spotlight
  9. 2. Get and Use Apps
    1. Find and Install Apps
    2. Update Apps
    3. Remove Apps
    4. Share Apps
    5. Set App Preferences
    6. Customize the Home Screen
  10. 3. Browse the Web
    1. Access Web Sites
    2. Search the Web
    3. Read Pages Later with Reading List
    4. Create and Organize Bookmarks
    5. AutoFill Forms
    6. Maintain Web Privacy
  11. 4. Communicate Using Mail and Messages
    1. Set Up Mail
    2. Read Mail Messages
    3. Compose Mail Messages
    4. Manage Mail Messages
    5. Communicate Using Messages
  12. 5. Capture Photos and Video
    1. Shoot Photos
    2. Capture Video
    3. Make FaceTime Calls
  13. 6. View Photos
    1. Getting Photos onto the iPad
    2. View Photos
    3. Use iCloud Photo Stream
    4. View a Slideshow
    5. Share Photos
  14. 7. Read Books and Magazines
    1. Install the iBooks App
    2. Get Books from the iBooks Store
    3. Import Your Own Ebooks
    4. Browse Your Library
    5. Read Books and PDFs
    6. Search Text
    7. Change Appearance
    8. Use Bookmarks, Highlights, and Notes
    9. Look Up Word Definitions
    10. Other Ebook Readers
    11. Read Magazines with Newsstand
  15. 8. Entertain Yourself
    1. Sync Media
    2. Sync Media Using iTunes Match
    3. Play Music
    4. Create Music Playlists
    5. Play Videos
    6. Buy or Rent a Video
    7. Watch Your Own Movies
    8. Stream Media Between Devices
  16. 9. Find Yourself with Maps
    1. Find Yourself
    2. Find Locations
    3. Get Directions
    4. Find Your Friends
  17. 10. Be Productive
    1. Sync Personal Information
    2. Manage Your Schedule
    3. Manage Your Contacts
    4. Take Notes
    5. Set Up Reminders
    6. Move Data Files to and from the iPad
  18. 11. Be Secure
    1. Set a Passcode to Unlock
    2. iCloud Keychain
    3. Use a VPN
    4. Set Up Usage Restrictions
    5. Use Find My iPad
    6. Encrypt iPad Backup
    7. Control Access to Your Data
  19. 12. Troubleshooting
    1. Restart the iPad
    2. When an App Crashes
    3. If an App Is Sluggish or Unresponsive
    4. Reinstall an App
    5. Connectivity Issues
    6. If the iPad Doesn’t Appear in iTunes
    7. Battery Issues
    8. Reset the iPad
    9. Restore the iPad to Factory Defaults
    10. Force the iPad into Recovery Mode
  20. Index

Product information

  • Title: The iPad Air and iPad mini Pocket Guide, Fifth Edition
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: December 2013
  • Publisher(s): Peachpit Press
  • ISBN: 9780133562323