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My iPad®, Ninth Edition

Book Description

Covers all iPad models that run iOS 10

My iPad offers a full-color, fully illustrated, step-by-step resource to using your iPad. Each task has corresponding visuals that are numbered to match the step they are referring to. Sidebars give additional insight into using the iPad without requiring you to sort through paragraphs of text to find the information you want. Tasks are clearly titled to help you quickly and easily find things you want to accomplish on your iPad. Everything from setup and configuration to using apps like Pages and Maps is clearly illustrated and easy to follow.

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

  • Connect your iPad to your Wi-Fi and your mobile carrier

  • Learn how to use the on-screen keyboard, predictive text, and dictation

  • 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, messages, documents, and more

  • Surf the Web, and send and receive email and messages

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

  • Secure your iPad using Touch ID, passcodes, and other security measures

  • Record and edit video using iMovie for iPad

  • Take photos, and then edit them using the Photos app

  • Use the iPad's two cameras to take pictures and video and share them with friends or chat with them live

  • Use AirDrop and iCloud Drive to share files and information with your other devices

  • Use your iPad to take notes, make lists, draw sketches, and create reminders

  • Use FaceTime and Skype to stay connected with friends and family

  • Use Pages, Numbers, and Keynote to create documents and presentations

  • Discover some of the most useful and entertaining apps

  • Table of Contents

    1. About This E-Book
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright Page
    4. Contents at a Glance
    5. Table of Contents
    6. About the Author
    7. Dedication and Acknowledgments
    8. We Want to Hear from You!
    9. Reader Services
    10. 1. Getting Started
      1. Generations of iPads
        1. Identifying Your iPad
        2. iOS 10 New!
      2. The iPad Buttons and Switches
        1. The Home Button
        2. The Wake/Sleep Button
        3. The Volume Control
        4. The Side Switch
        5. Orientation and Movement
      3. Screen Gestures
        1. Tapping and Touching
        2. Pinching
        3. Dragging and Flicking
        4. Pull Down and Release to Update
        5. Four-Finger Gestures
      4. Learning Your Way Around
        1. The Lock Screen
        2. The Home Screen
        3. The Search Screen
        4. The Widgets Screen New!
        5. The Notifications Screen
      5. Virtual Buttons and Switches
        1. Switches and Option Lists
        2. Toolbars
        3. Menus
        4. Tab Bars
      6. Entering Text
        1. Using the On-Screen Keyboard
        2. Keyboard Modes
        3. Undocking and Splitting the Keyboard
        4. Using the Keyboard Shortcut Bar
        5. Using Predictive Text
        6. Dictating Text
        7. Editing Text
        8. Copying and Pasting
      7. Talking to Your iPad with Siri
        1. Asking Siri Questions
      8. Using Control Center
    11. 2. Customizing Your iPad
      1. Changing Your Wallpaper
      2. Setting Alert Sounds
      3. Password-Protecting Your iPad
        1. Making Access Easier with Touch ID
      4. Modifying Keyboard Settings
      5. Adjusting Do Not Disturb Settings
      6. Setting Parental Restrictions
      7. Making Text Easier to Read
      8. Controlling Automatic Downloads
      9. Working with Other Useful Settings
    12. 3. Networking and Syncing
      1. Setting Up Your Wi-Fi Network Connection
      2. Syncing with iCloud
        1. Connecting to iCloud
      3. Syncing with iTunes
        1. Syncing Options
        2. Syncing Music
        3. Syncing Photos
        4. Syncing Everything Else
      4. Sharing with AirDrop
        1. Using AirDrop
      5. Viewing Your Mac’s Files with iCloud Drive
        1. Accessing Your Files
    13. 4. Playing Music and Video
      1. Playing a Song
      2. Building a Playlist
        1. Creating Playlists
      3. Making iTunes Purchases
        1. Buying on Your iPad
      4. Sharing Purchases with Your Family
        1. Setting Up Family Sharing
      5. Having It All with Apple Music
        1. Signing Up for Apple Music
        2. Playing Songs with Apple Music
        3. Discovering New Music with Apple Music
        4. Discovering Music with Apple Music Radio Stations
      6. Listening to Podcasts
        1. Subscribing to Podcasts
      7. Playing Video
      8. Using AirPlay to Play Music and Video on Other Devices
        1. Accessing AirPlay
      9. Home Sharing
    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. Using the Contacts App
        1. Adding a Contact
      2. Searching for a Contact
      3. Working with Contacts
      4. Using the Calendar App
        1. Creating a Calendar Event
      5. Using Calendar Views
        1. Exploring Day View
        2. Exploring Week View
        3. Exploring Month View
      6. Creating a Calendar
      7. Using the Notes App
        1. Creating a Note
        2. Creating Checklists in Notes
        3. Adding Photos and Sketches to Notes
      8. Using the Reminders App
        1. Setting a Reminder
      9. Using the Clock App
        1. Setting Clock Alarms
    16. 7. Surfing the Web
      1. Getting Started with Safari
        1. Browsing to a URL and Searching
        2. Viewing Web Pages
        3. Opening Multiple Web Pages with Tabs
        4. Viewing Articles with Safari Reader
      2. Bookmarks, History, and Reading List
        1. Using Bookmarks and Favorites
        2. Using History
        3. Deleting Your Bookmarks
        4. Creating Home Screen Bookmarks
        5. Building a Reading List
      3. Working with Web Forms
        1. Filling in Web Forms
        2. Saving Time with AutoFill
        3. Setting Up AutoFill
        4. Using AutoFill
    17. 8. Communicating with Email and Messaging
      1. Configuring Your iPad for Email
        1. Set Up Your Email Account
      2. Reading Your Email
      3. Composing a New Email
      4. Deleting and Moving Emails
      5. Searching Email
      6. Customizing Your Email
        1. Configuring How You Receive Email
        2. Creating a Signature
        3. More Email Settings
      7. Working with Messaging
        1. Setting Up Messaging
        2. Conversing with Messages
        3. Using Emoji in Text Messages
      8. Expressing Yourself with Messages New!
        1. Responding with Tapback Quick Replies
        2. Sending Messages with Bubble Effects
        3. Sending Messages with Animations
        4. Sending Handwritten Notes
        5. Sending Digital Touch Messages
        6. Send Animated GIFs and Other Special Messages
    18. 9. Taking and Editing Photos
      1. Working with Photos
        1. Taking Photos
        2. Editing and Adjusting Photos
        3. Taking Panoramic Photos
        4. Using Photo Booth
      2. Photo Sources
        1. Browsing Your Photos
        2. Searching Your Photos New!
        3. Viewing Your Photos
        4. Sharing Your Photos
      3. Working with Albums
        1. Viewing Albums
        2. Creating Albums
      4. Creating a Slideshow
      5. Viewing Photos as Memories New!
      6. Capturing the Screen
    19. 10. Recording Video
      1. Shooting Video
      2. Trimming Video Clips
      3. Editing in iMovie
        1. Editing Transitions
        2. Adding Photos to Your Video
        3. Adding Video Titles
      4. Making Video Calls with FaceTime
        1. Setting Up FaceTime
        2. Placing Video Calls with FaceTime
        3. Receiving Video Calls with FaceTime
    20. 11. Writing with Pages
      1. Creating a New Document
      2. Styling and Formatting Text
      3. Creating Lists
      4. Inserting Images
      5. Document Setup
      6. Sharing and Printing Documents
    21. 12. Spreadsheets with Numbers
      1. Creating a New Spreadsheet
      2. Calculating Totals and Averages
      3. Styling Tables and Cells
      4. Creating Forms
      5. Using Multiple Tables
      6. Creating Charts
    22. 13. Presentations with Keynote
      1. Building a Simple Presentation
      2. Building Your Own Slide
      3. Adding Transitions
        1. Magic Move
        2. Object Transitions
      4. Organizing Slides
      5. Playing Your Presentation
    23. 14. Navigating with Maps
      1. Finding a Location
      2. Searching for Places and Things
      3. Getting Directions
      4. Getting a Better View with Maps Settings
        1. Using Satellite View
        2. Using 3D View
      5. Getting Traffic Reports
    24. 15. The World of Apps
      1. Purchasing an App
      2. Organizing Apps on Your iPad
        1. Arranging Apps on the Home Screen
        2. Creating App Folders
      3. Working with Apps
        1. Viewing Currently Running Apps
        2. Quitting Apps
        3. Viewing a Second App with Slide Over
        4. Interacting with Two Apps at Once with Split View
        5. Viewing Video with Picture-in-Picture
      4. Finding Good Apps
      5. Using iPhone/iPod touch Apps
      6. Getting Help with Apps
      7. Monitoring and Managing Your Apps
        1. Viewing App Storage Information
        2. Viewing Battery Usage
        3. Viewing Location Usage
        4. Viewing Information Sharing Permissions
        5. Modifying Notifications Settings
    25. 16. Must-Have Apps
      1. Connecting with Friends on Facebook
      2. Reading the News
      3. Reading and Collecting Documents
      4. Adding a Dictionary
      5. Making Phone Calls with Skype
      6. Handwriting Notes with WritePad
      7. Sketching Ideas with Paper
      8. Adding a Calculator with PCalc Lite
      9. Finding Recipes with Epicurious
      10. Checking the Weather
      11. Learning New Things with iTunes U
      12. 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. iPad Games and Entertainment
        1. Monument Valley
        2. Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP
        3. Kingdom Rush
        4. Blockheads
        5. Where’s My Water
        6. Cut the Rope
        7. Harbor Master HD
        8. Angry Birds HD
        9. Plants vs. Zombies HD
        10. Scrabble for iPad
        11. Temple Run 2
        12. The Room
        13. Gold Strike
        14. Just Mah Jongg Solitaire
    27. 18. iPad Accessories
      1. Printing from Your iPad
        1. Printing from the Notes App
      2. AirPlay Mirroring with Apple TV
        1. Setting Up AirPlay
      3. Video Output Adapters
      4. Using Wireless Keyboards
      5. Importing Photos with an SD Card and USB Adapters
      6. Charging Your iPad with Power Accessories
      7. Listening with EarPods
      8. Protecting Your iPad
        1. iPad Smart Cover and Smart Case
        2. Third-Party Protective Covers and Cases
      9. Apple Pencil
      10. Controlling Your Home With Your iPad New!
        1. Controlling an Appliance with the Home App
        2. Automating Appliances
    28. 19. Maintaining Your iPad and Solving Problems
      1. Getting Help on Your iPad
        1. Using the Tips App
        2. Getting Help Inside Apps
      2. Getting Help from Apple
        1. Visiting the Genius Bar
        2. Making Appointments
        3. Asking a Question Online
      3. Keeping Your iPad Up-To-Date
        1. Updating iOS
        2. Updating Apps
      4. Securing Your iPad
        1. Basic Security Measures
        2. Using Find My iPad
        3. Locating a Lost iPad
    29. Index