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My iPad® for Seniors

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Covers iOS 7 for iPad Air, 3rd/4th generation, iPad 2, and iPad mini

Easy, clear, readable, and focused on what you want to do.
Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPad photos that show you exactly what to do.
Large, full-color, close-up photos when you run into iPad problems or limitations.
Common-sense help whenever you run into problems.
Tips and notes to help you get the most from your iPad.

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPad working just the way you want. Learn how to:
• Connect your iPad to your Wi-Fi and 3G/4G LTE networks
• Use Control Center to control frequently used settings
• Use Siri to control your iPad or get information by speaking commands
• Use iCloud to keep everything current between all 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
• Secure your iPad
• Record and edit video using iMovie for iPad
• Take photos, and then edit them using iPhoto for iPad
• Use AirDrop to share files and information with other iOS devices in your vicinity
• Manage your contacts, and then connect with others using Messaging
• Use iTunes to manage and sync iPad content with your computer
• Use FaceTime and Skype to stay connected with friends and family, or to conduct video conferences
• Use Pages, Numbers, and Keynote to create document, spreadsheets, and presentations

Table of Contents

  1. About This eBook
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents at a Glance
  5. Table of Contents
  6. About the Author
  7. Acknowledgments
  8. We Want to Hear from You!
  9. Reader Services
  10. 1. Getting Started
    1. Generations of iPads
    2. The iPad Buttons and Switches
    3. Screen Gestures
    4. iPad Screens
    5. Interacting with Your iPad
    6. Using Siri
    7. Using Notifications Center
    8. Using Control Center
  11. 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. Do Not Disturb Settings
    10. Privacy Settings
    11. Notification Center Settings
  12. 3. Networking and Syncing
    1. Setting Up Your Wi-Fi Network Connection
    2. Setting Up Your 3G/4G Connection
    3. Syncing with iCloud
    4. Syncing with iTunes
    5. Sharing with AirDrop
  13. 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
    8. Listening to iTunes Radio
  14. 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
  15. 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 Calendars
    7. Creating Notes
    8. Setting Reminders
    9. Setting Clock Alarms
  16. 7. Surfing the Web
    1. Browsing to a URL and Searching
    2. Viewing Web Pages
    3. Bookmarks, History, and Reading List
    4. Deleting Your Bookmarks
    5. Creating Home Screen Bookmarks
    6. Filling in Web Forms
    7. Opening Multiple Web Pages with Tabs
    8. Copying Text from a Web Page
    9. Copying Images from Web Pages
    10. Viewing Articles with Safari Reader
    11. Saving Time with AutoFill
  17. 8. Communicating with Email, Messaging, and Twitter
    1. Configuring Your iPad for 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
  18. 9. Taking and Editing Photos
    1. Taking and Editing Photos
    2. Using Photo Booth
    3. Browsing Your Photos
    4. Sharing Photos
    5. Using Photo Stream
    6. Viewing Photo Collections
    7. Viewing Albums
    8. Creating Albums
    9. Creating a Slideshow
    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. Ordering Prints with iPhoto
    16. Making Photo Books with iPhoto
  19. 10. Exploring the World with Your iPad
    1. Arranging Travel Using the Kayak App
    2. Using the AARP App
    3. Finding Your Way Using the iPad Maps App
    4. SeatGuru by TripAdvisor
    5. Communicating in a Foreign Country Is Easy When You Use Talking Translator
    6. Getting Travel Advice from Others Using TripAdvisor
    7. Exchanging Homes Is a Great Way to See the World
    8. Using Senior Home Exchange Website
    9. Understanding Foreign Currency Exchange Using XE Currency Converter
  20. 11. Enhancing Your Next Meal with Your iPad
    1. Choosing a Restaurant Using Yelp
    2. Finding Recipes Using Epicurious
    3. Allrecipes Video Cookbook
    4. Reading The Daily Meal to Expand Your Culinary Knowledge
    5. Watching the Pros from The Food Network
    6. Using Escoffier Cook’s Companion
  21. 12. Communicating with Your Loved Ones Using Your iPad
    1. Using Email to Stay in Touch
    2. Communicating (Almost) Face to Face with FaceTime and Skype
    3. Sharing Photos, Videos, and Other Information
    4. Using Photo Sharing, Storage, and Managment Apps
    5. YouTube
  22. 13. Finding and Using Apps for Entertainment
    1. Accessing Music Through iTunes
    2. Tuning in to Music Through TuneIn Radio
    3. Listening to Music Through Pandora Radio
    4. National Public Radio (NPR) for iPad
    5. Finding and Listening to Podcasts
    6. Getting Times and Tickets Using the Fandango Movies App
    7. iTunes Movies
    8. Using the New York Museum Guide
    9. Finding and Reading Books in iBooks
    10. Playing Games on the iPad
  23. 14. Keeping Informed Using News and Weather Apps
    1. Getting Local and Global News Using City Papers
    2. Finding New and Entertainment Information Using The Huffington Post
    3. Staying Informed Using CNN for iPad
    4. Customizing Your News Sources Using Flipboard
    5. Following Your Favorite Team Using the ESPN App
    6. Getting Financial News Using CNBC Real-Time for iPad
    7. Using the Weather Channel for iPad
  24. 15. Using Apps That Help You Stay Healthy and Fit
    1. Finding Health-Related Information Using the AARP App
    2. Staying on Track with the MedCoach Medication Reminder App
    3. Using a Pharmacy App to Refill Prescriptions
    4. Exercising Your Brain Using Fit Brains Trainer
    5. Using the Fooducate - Diet Tracker & Healthy Food Nutrition Scanner
    6. Getting Medical Information from WebMD for iPad
    7. Walking with Map My Walk - GPS Pedometer for Walking or Jogging
  25. 16. Using Apps to Enhance Your Life
    1. Shopping on the iPad Using Amazon Mobile
    2. Finding Deals Using the Craigslist App
    3. Bidding on eBay for iPad
    4. The Coupons App
    5. YP Local Search and Gas Prices for iPad
  26. Index