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My Samsung Galaxy Note® 3

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Step-by-step instructions with callouts to Samsung Galaxy Note 3 photos that show you exactly what to do
Help when you run into Samsung Galaxy Note 3 problems or limitations
Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 working just the way you want. Learn how to
    •    Make the most of Galaxy Note 3’s powerful hardware—from S Pen to sensors
    •    Connect the right way at the right time, with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, VPNs, NFC, and beaming
    •    Transform your Galaxy Note 3 into a Wi-Fi hotspot others can share
    •    Access websites fast and sync bookmarks across all your devices
    •    Customize your wallpaper, keyboard, sound, display, and language
    •    Efficiently manage your life: messages, contacts, meetings, and more
    •    Use GPS and Google Maps to find any destination and never get lost
    •    Get the exact information you need right now, with Google Now
    •    Play, sync, and manage media—from music to YouTube videos
    •    Store your music collection in the cloud, so you can listen anywhere
    •    Make plans faster by adding participants to calls in progress
    •    Automatically reject calls you don’t want
    •    Read ebooks and magazines with Google Play or the Amazon Kindle app
    •    Find the best new apps and games on Google Play—even great freebies
    •    Keep your Galaxy Note 3 up-to-date, reliable, and secure
    •    Stay up-to-date seamlessly by using  your Galaxy Note 3 with your Galaxy Gear smart watch

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 Authors
  7. Dedication
  8. Acknowledgments
  9. We Want to Hear from You!
  10. Reader Services
  11. Getting to Know Your Samsung Galaxy Note 3
    1. Your Galaxy Note 3’s External Features
    2. S Pen
    3. First-Time Setup
    4. Fundamentals of Android 4.3 and TouchWiz
    5. Installing Synchronization Software
  12. 1. Connecting to Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and VPNs
    1. Connecting to Bluetooth Devices
    2. Wi-Fi
    3. Wi-Fi Direct
    4. Near Field Communications (NFC)
    5. Cellular Networks
    6. Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
    7. Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot
  13. 2. Customizing Your Galaxy Note 3
    1. Changing Your Wallpaper
    2. Changing Your Keyboard
    3. Adding Widgets to Your Home Screens
    4. Setting the Language
    5. Changing Accessibility Settings
    6. Adjusting Sound Settings
    7. Modifying Display Settings
    8. Adjusting Samsung-Specific Settings
  14. 3. Browsing the Web
    1. Navigating with Chrome
    2. Managing Bookmarks, Most Visited Sites, and Other Devices
    3. Managing Multiple Tabs
    4. Customizing Browser Settings
  15. 4. Email
    1. Gmail
    2. Email Application
    3. Working with the Email App
  16. 5. Google Now and Navigation
    1. Google Now
    2. Google Maps
  17. 6. Working with Date, Time, and S Planner
    1. Setting the Date and Time
    2. Clock Application
    3. Using the S Planner Calendaring Application
  18. 7. Contacts
    1. Adding Accounts
    2. Navigating Contacts
    3. Adding and Managing Contacts
    4. Adding a Contact to Your Home Screen
  19. 8. Phone, SMS, and MMS
    1. Phone
    2. SMS and MMS
  20. 9. Audio, Video, Photos, and Movies
    1. Enjoying Music with the Music Application
    2. Playing and Sharing Videos
    3. Taking Photos and Videos with the Camera App
    4. Enjoying Videos with the YouTube App
  21. 10. Books and Magazines
    1. Reading Books with Play Books and Kindle
    2. Reading Magazines with Play Magazines
  22. 11. Working with Android Apps
    1. Configuring Google Wallet
    2. Navigating Google Play
    3. Keeping Apps Up to Date
  23. 12. Using Your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with the Samsung Galaxy Gear
    1. Setting Up Your Samsung Galaxy Gear
    2. Choosing Settings for Your Galaxy Gear
    3. Navigating the Galaxy Gear’s Interface
    4. Using the Galaxy Gear’s Apps
  24. 13. Maintaining Your Galaxy Note 3 and Solving Problems
    1. Updating Android
    2. Optimizing the Battery
    3. Apps and Memory
    4. Reining in Your Data Usage
    5. Caring for the Galaxy Note 3’s Exterior
    6. Getting Help with Your Galaxy Note 3
  25. Index