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A colorful guide to make your Android phone do your bidding

The popularity of Android phones is simply exploding, so it's a perfect time for popular For Dummies author Dan Gookin to update his bestselling guide to all things Android phones. From setup and configuration to taking advantage of the latest amazing Android features, this practical resource is designed to make new Android users comfortable and to help veterans get the most out of their Android phone. Covering features that are common to the most popular Android phones, this book walks you through the basics of making calls, using the touchscreen, sending e-mails and texts, browsing the Internet, using the camera, staying in touch with social media, and so much more.

Includes the Android essentials such as texting, e-mailing, accessing the Internet, using maps, taking photos, recording video, synching with a PC, troubleshooting, and more Shows how to expand your phone's potential with the latest apps, music, movies, e-books, TV shows, and games available from Google Play Covers Android smartphones from leading manufactures including HTC, Samsung, Motorola, Nokia, and LG to name a few

Android Phones For Dummies, 2nd Edition is your one-stop guide to getting things done and learning the ins and outs of your Android smartphone.



About the Author

Dan Gookin

Dan Gookin has been writing about technology for over 20 years. He combines his love of writing with his gizmo fascination to create books that are informative, entertaining, and not boring. Having written more over 160 titles with 12 million copies in print translated into over 30 languages, Dan can attest that his method of crafting computer tomes seems to work.Perhaps his most famous title is the original DOS For Dummies, published in 1991. It became the world's fastest-selling computer book, at one time moving more copies per week than the New York Times #1 bestseller (though as a reference, it could not be listed on the NYT Bestseller list) . From that book spawned the entire line of For Dummies books, which remains a publishing phenomena to this day.Dan's most popular titles include Word For Dummies, Android Phones and Tablets For Dummies, Laptops For Dummies, PCs For Dummies. He also maintains the vast and helpful Web site, www.wambooli.com.Dan holds a degree in Communications/Visual Arts from the University of California, San Diego. Presently, he lives in the Pacific Northwest, where he enjoys spending time with his sons playing video games inside while they watch the gentle woods of Idaho.



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