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My iPad® mini (covers iOS 7), Second Edition

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Covers iOS 7

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPad mini photos that show you exactly what to do.
Help when you run into iPad mini problems or limitations.
Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your iPad mini.

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPad mini working just the way you want.
Learn how to:
• Connect your iPad mini to your Wi-Fi and 3G/4G LTE networks
• Use Control Center to control frequently used settings
• Use Siri to control your iPad mini 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 mini even more useful
• Secure your iPad mini
• Record and edit video using iMovie for iPad mini
• Take photos, and then edit them using iPhoto for iPad mini
• 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 mini 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. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 16. Using Popular and Critical Apps
    1. Connecting with Friends on Facebook
    2. Controlling Your Computer with iTeleport
    3. Reading Documents with GoodReader
    4. Reading the News with Flipboard
    5. Adding a Dictionary
    6. Making Phone Calls with Skype
    7. Putting Notes on Your Home/Lock Screen
    8. Creating Multimedia Cloud Notes with Evernote
    9. Handwriting Notes with WritePad
    10. Sketching Ideas with Paper
    11. Solving Math Problems with MyScript Calculator
    12. Finding Recipes with Epicurious
    13. Checking the Weather with AccuWeather
    14. Learning New Things with iTunes U
    15. Other Useful Apps
  26. 17. Games and Entertainment
    1. Composing Music with GarageBand
    2. Watching Videos with YouTube
    3. Watching Movies and TV Shows with Netflix
    4. Subscribing to Magazines with Newsstand
    5. Using Game Center
    6. iPad Games and Entertainment
  27. 18. iPad Accessories
    1. Printing from Your iPad
    2. AirPlay Mirroring with Apple TV
    3. Video Output Adapters
    4. Using Wireless Keyboards
    5. Importing Photos with SD Card and USB Adapters
    6. Charging Your iPad with Power Accessories
    7. Listening with EarPods
    8. Protecting Your iPad
  28. Index