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My Google® Nexus™ 7 and Nexus™ 10

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My Google Nexus™ 7 and Nexus™ 10

instructions and corresponding step number callouts on photos showing you exactly what to do

when you run into problems or limitations of your Google Nexus tablet or its apps, and you need to  figure out what to do

Tips and Notes
to help you get the most out of your Google Nexus tablet  and its apps

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your Google Nexus tablet working
just the way you want.Learn how to:

• Get started fast
• Navigate the Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system
• Retrieve, play, and manage music, video, podcasts, and audiobooks
• Use the Nexus tablet as a portal to movies and TV content
• Buy books and subscribe to magazines
• Surf the Web quickly with the built-in Chrome browser
• Use Google Wallet to pay at the checkout counter
• Simplify your life with the Calendar and Contacts
• Learn about Google Now and how to use it
• Find any destination with Maps and Navigation apps
• Discover, choose, install, and work with new Android apps
• Customize your tablet to reflect your personal style, habits, and preferences
• Keep your Google Nexus tablet up to date, reliable, and running smoothly

CATEGORY:  Tablets
COVERS:  Google Nexus 7 and Nexus 10
USER LEVEL:  Beginning-Intermediate

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Contents at a Glance
  4. Table of Contents
  5. About the Author
  6. Dedication
  7. Acknowledgments
  8. We Want to Hear from You!
  9. Reader Services
  10. Prologue. Getting to Know Your Google Nexus Tablet
    1. Your Google Nexus Tablet’s External Features
    2. Setting Up Multiple Users on Your Tablet
    3. Fundamentals of Android 4.2
    4. Installing Synchronization Software
  11. 1. People (Contacts)
    1. Adding Accounts
    2. Navigating People
    3. Adding and Managing Contacts
    4. Adding a Contact to Your Home Screen
  12. 2. Audio, Video, and Movies
    1. Music
    2. Managing Playlists
    3. Videos
    4. Movies and TV Shows
    5. YouTube
  13. 3. Connecting to Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and VPNs
    1. Connecting to Bluetooth Devices
    2. Wi-Fi
    3. Wi-Fi Direct
    4. Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
    5. Near Field Communications (NFC)
  14. 4. Email
    1. Gmail
    2. Email Application
    3. Working with the Email App
  15. 5. Browsing the Web with Chrome
    1. Navigating with Chrome
    2. Managing Bookmarks and History
    3. Customizing Browser Settings
  16. 6. Google Now and Navigation
    1. Google Now
    2. Google Maps
    3. Navigation
  17. 7. Working with Date, Time, and Calendar
    1. Setting the Date and Time
    2. Clock Application
    3. Using the Calendar Application
  18. 8. Working with Android Applications
    1. Configuring Google Wallet
    2. Navigating Google Play
    3. Keeping Applications Up to Date
  19. 9. Customizing Your Google Nexus Tablet
    1. Changing Your Wallpaper
    2. Changing Your Keyboard
    3. Adding Widgets to Your Home Screens
    4. Adding Widgets to Your Lock Screen
    5. Customizing Language
    6. Adjusting Accessibility Settings
    7. Modifying Sound Settings
    8. Changing Display Settings
  20. 10. Google Wallet
    1. Setting Up Google Wallet
    2. Adding Methods of Payment
    3. Managing Reward Cards
    4. Managing Offers
    5. Customizing Google Wallet Settings
    6. Using Google Wallet
  21. 11. Books and Magazines
    1. Books
    2. Magazines
  22. 12. Maintaining Your Google Nexus Tablet and Solving Problems
    1. Updating Android
    2. Optimizing Battery Life
    3. Applications and Memory
    4. See How Much Data Apps Use
    5. Caring for Your Nexus Tablet’s Exterior
    6. Getting Help with Your Google Nexus Tablet
  23. 13. Taking Pictures and Recording Video
    1. Using the Camera (Nexus 10 Only)
    2. Viewing and Managing Your Photos (Nexus 7 and Nexus 10)
    3. Managing Photos with Your Computer
    4. Synchronizing Pictures Using Your Google Cloud
  24. Index
  25. Ad Pages