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My iPad®, Fifth Edition

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Covers iOS 6 on iPad 2, iPad 3rd and 4th generation, and iPad mini

My iPad offers a full-color, fully illustrated, step by step resource for anyone using an iPad 2, iPad 3rd or 4th generation, or iPad mini running iOS 6. Each task is presented in easy to follow steps - each with corresponding visuals that are numbered to match the step they are referred by. Notes and sidebars offer additional insight into using the iPad without the need to search through paragraphs of text to find the information you need. Tasks are clearly titled to help you quickly and easily find things you want to accomplish. Everything you need to know (or didn’t know was possible) is covered in this book. From setup and configuration to using apps like iBooks, Reminders, Calendar, Pages and Maps, each task is clearly illustrated and easy to follow. Learn how to use the iPad two cameras to take pictures and video and share them with friends or chat with them live. Learn how to:  

  • Connect your iPad to your Wi-Fi and 3G/4G LTE networks

  • Use Siri to control your iPad or get information by speaking commands

  • Use iCloud to keep everything current between all of your iOS devices (and even your Mac), including music, photos, emails, and more.

  • Surf the Web, and send and receive email

  • Download and install apps to make your iPad even more useful

  • Use the new iBooks app features

  • Record and edit video using iMovie for iPad

  • Take photos, and then edit them using iPhoto for iPad

  • Stream audio and video to Apple TV and other devices

  • Manage your contacts, and then connect with others using Messaging

  • Stay organized with the Calendar app

  • Use FaceTime and Skype to stay connected with friends and family, or to conduct video conferences

  • Use Pages and Numbers to create documents and spreadsheets     

  • Use Keynote to build and display presentations

  • Table of Contents

    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Contents at a Glance
    4. Table of Contents
    5. About the Author
    6. Acknowledgments
    7. We Want to Hear from You!
    8. Reader Services
    9. 1. Getting Started
      1. Three Generations of iPads
      2. The iPad Buttons and Switches
      3. Screen Gestures
      4. iPad Screens
      5. Interacting with Your iPad
      6. Using Siri
    10. 2. Customizing Your iPad
      1. Changing Your Wallpaper
      2. Getting Details About Your iPad
      3. Setting Alert Sounds
      4. Password Protecting Your iPad
      5. Setting Parental Restrictions
      6. Setting Side Switch Functionality
      7. Setting Your Date and Time
      8. Modifying Keyboard Settings
      9. Changing Safari Settings
      10. Changing Music Settings
      11. Notification Center Settings
      12. More Settings
    11. 3. Networking and Syncing
      1. Setting Up Your Wi-Fi Network Connection
      2. Setting Up Your 3G/4G Connection
      3. Syncing with iTunes
      4. Syncing Using iCloud
    12. 4. Playing Music and Video
      1. Playing a Song
      2. Building a Playlist
      3. Making iTunes Purchases
      4. Downloading Podcasts
      5. Playing Video
      6. Using AirPlay to Play Music and Video on Other Devices
      7. Home Sharing
    13. 5. Reading Books
      1. Buying a Book from Apple
      2. Reading a Book
      3. Using Reading Aids
      4. Adding Notes and Highlights
      5. Adding Bookmarks
      6. Organizing Your Books
      7. Using iBooks Alternatives
    14. 6. Organizing Your Life
      1. Adding a Contact
      2. Searching for a Contact
      3. Working with Contacts
      4. Creating a Calendar Event
      5. Using Calendar Views
      6. Creating Notes
      7. Setting Reminders
      8. Setting Clock Alarms
    15. 7. Surfing the Web
      1. Browsing to a URL
      2. Searching the Web
      3. Viewing Web Pages
      4. Returning to Previously Visited Websites
      5. Bookmarking Websites
      6. Deleting Your Bookmarks
      7. Creating Home Screen Bookmarks
      8. Building a Reading List
      9. Filling in Web Forms
      10. Opening Multiple Web Pages
      11. Copying Text and Images from Web Pages
      12. Using Images from Web Pages
      13. Viewing News Articles with Safari Reader
    16. 8. Communicating with Email, Messaging, and Twitter
      1. Configuring Your Email
      2. Reading Your Email
      3. Composing a New Message
      4. Creating a Signature
      5. Deleting and Moving Messages
      6. Searching Email
      7. Configuring How Email Is Received
      8. More Email Settings
      9. Setting Up Messaging
      10. Conversing with Messages
      11. Setting Up Twitter
      12. Following People on Twitter
      13. How to Tweet
    17. 9. Taking and Editing Photos
      1. Taking Photos
      2. Using Photo Booth
      3. Browsing Your Photos
      4. Editing Photos
      5. Sharing Photos
      6. Viewing Albums
      7. Creating Albums
      8. Creating a Slideshow
      9. Turning Your iPad into a Picture Frame
      10. Capturing the Screen
      11. Deleting Photos
      12. Adjusting Photos in iPhoto
      13. Using Brushed Effects on Photos in iPhoto
      14. Applying Special Effects to Photos in iPhoto
      15. Sharing Photos with iPhoto
      16. Creating Online Journals with iPhoto
    18. 10. Recording Video
      1. Shooting Video
      2. Trimming Video Clips
      3. Combining Clips in iMovie
      4. Editing Transitions in iMovie
      5. Adding Photos to Your Video in iMovie
      6. Adding Video Titles in iMovie
      7. Setting Up FaceTime
      8. Placing Video Calls with FaceTime
      9. Receiving Video Calls with FaceTime
    19. 11. Writing with Pages
      1. Creating a New Document
      2. Styling Text
      3. Reusing Styles
      4. Formatting Text
      5. Creating Lists
      6. Column Layouts
      7. Inserting Images
      8. Using Shapes in Documents
      9. Creating Tables
      10. Creating Charts
      11. Document Setup
      12. Sharing and Printing Documents
    20. 12. Spreadsheets with Numbers
      1. Creating a New Spreadsheet
      2. Totaling Columns
      3. Averaging Columns
      4. Performing Calculations
      5. Formatting Tables
      6. Creating Forms
      7. Creating Charts
      8. Using Multiple Tables
    21. 13. Presentations with Keynote
      1. Building a Simple Presentation
      2. Building Your Own Slide
      3. Adding Transitions
      4. Organizing Slides
      5. Playing Your Presentation
      6. Presenting on an External Display
    22. 14. Navigating with Maps
      1. Finding a Location
      2. Searching for Places and Things
      3. Getting Directions
      4. Setting Bookmarks
      5. Using Views
      6. Getting Traffic Reports
    23. 15. The World of Apps
      1. Purchasing an App
      2. Arranging Apps on Your iPad
      3. Creating App Folders
      4. Viewing Currently Running Apps
      5. Quitting Apps
      6. Finding Good Apps
      7. Using iPhone/iPod touch Apps
      8. Getting Help with Apps
    24. 16. Using Popular and Critical Apps
      1. Using Facebook
      2. Using iTap VNC
      3. Using GoodReader
      4. Using NewsRack
      5. Using Flipboard
      6. Adding a Dictionary
      7. Using Skype for iPad
      8. Putting Notes on Your Home/Lock Screen
      9. Creating Multimedia Cloud Notes with Evernote
      10. Handwriting Notes
      11. Using Epicurious
      12. Other Useful Apps
    25. 17. Games and Entertainment
      1. Composing Music with GarageBand
      2. Watching Movies and TV Shows with Netflix
      3. Listening to Music with Pandora Radio
      4. Using Game Center
      5. iPad Games and Entertainment
      6. Subscribing to Magazines with Newsstand
    26. 18. iPad Accessories
      1. Printing from Your iPad
      2. iPad Smart Cover and Smart Case
      3. Power Accessories and Docks
      4. Video Output Adapters
      5. Apple Wireless Keyboard
      6. Protecting Your iPad
      7. Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit
    27. Index
    28. Add Pages