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My Samsung Galaxy Note 4

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My Samsung Galaxy Note 4 helps you quickly get started with your Note 4 and use its features to perform day-to-day activities from anywhere, any time.

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 working just the way you want. Learn how to

  • Make the most of Galaxy Note 4’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 4 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 4 up-to-date, reliable, and secure

  • Stay up-to-date seamlessly by using your Galaxy Note 4 with your Android Wear Smartwatch

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    Step-by-step instructions with callouts to Samsung Galaxy Note 4 images that show you exactly what to do
    Help when you run into Samsung Galaxy Note 4 problems or limitations
    Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your Samsung Galaxy Note 4

    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. P. Getting to Know Your Galaxy Note 4
      1. Your Galaxy Note 4’s External Features
        1. Front
        2. Back
        3. Top
        4. Bottom
      2. S Pen
        1. Getting to Know the S Pen
        2. Air Command
        3. Air View
      3. Gestures and Motions
      4. First-Time Setup
      5. Fundamentals of Android 4.4 and TouchWiz
        1. The Lock Screen
        2. The Home Screen
        3. Work with Notifications
        4. Create App Shortcuts
        5. Create App Folders
        6. Create a New Home Screen Pane and Remove an App Shortcut
        7. Use the Touchscreen
        8. Use the Keyboard
        9. Dictation—Speak Instead of Type
        10. Edit Text
        11. Keyboard Tricks
        12. Menus
        13. Switch Between Apps
        14. Run Multiple Apps on the Screen at the Same Time
      6. Installing Synchronization Software
        1. Install Android File Transfer (Apple Mac OS X)
        2. Install Google Music Manager (Apple Mac)
        3. Install Google Music Manager (Windows)
        4. Configure Music Manager (Windows and Apple Mac)
      7. Freeing Up Memory
        1. Move Apps
        2. Move Media
    12. 1. Connecting to Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and VPNs
      1. Connecting to Bluetooth Devices
        1. Pair with a New Bluetooth Device
        2. Set Extra Bluetooth Options
        3. Change Bluetooth Device Options
      2. Wi-Fi
        1. Connect to Wi-Fi
        2. Configure Wi-Fi Network Options
        3. Configure Advanced Wi-Fi Options
      3. Wi-Fi Direct
        1. Send a File Using Wi-Fi Direct
        2. Receive a File Using Wi-Fi Direct
      4. Near Field Communications (NFC)
        1. Enable NFC, Android Beam, and S Beam
        2. Use Android Beam to Send Links to Content
        3. Use Android Beam to Send Real Files
      5. Cellular Networks
        1. Change Mobile Settings
      6. Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
        1. Add a VPN
        2. Connect to a VPN
      7. Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot
        1. Start Your Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot
        2. Limit Who Can Connect
    13. 2. Customizing Your Galaxy Note 4
      1. Changing Your Wallpaper
        1. Set Up Wallpaper from Gallery Pictures
        2. Set Up Live Wallpaper
        3. Set Up Wallpaper
      2. Changing Your Keyboard
      3. Adding Widgets to Your Home Screens
        1. Add a Widget
        2. Remove and Move a Widget
      4. Setting the Language
      5. Changing Accessibility Settings
        1. Vision
        2. Hearing
        3. Dexterity and Interaction
        4. Direct Access
        5. Answering/Ending Calls
        6. Manage Accessibility
      6. Adjusting Sound Settings
      7. Modifying Display Settings
      8. Adjusting Samsung-Specific Settings
        1. Multi Window Mode
        2. Notification Panel
        3. One-Handed Operation
        4. Easy Home Screen Mode
        5. Blocking Mode
        6. Private Mode
        7. Finger Scanner
        8. Motions and Gestures
        9. S Pen
    14. 3. Browsing the Web
      1. Navigating with Chrome
        1. Go to a Web Page by Typing Its Address
        2. Web Page Options
        3. Browser Tricks
      2. Using Bookmarks, Recent Tabs, and History
        1. Manage Bookmarks
        2. Create a Bookmark
        3. Go to a Web Page Using the Recent Tabs List
        4. Go to a Web Page Using Your History
      3. Browsing with Multiple Tabs
      4. Browsing in Secret with Incognito Tabs
      5. Customizing Browser Settings
        1. Choose Sync Settings
        2. Choose Basic Settings
        3. Choose Advanced Settings
    15. 4. Email
      1. Gmail
        1. Add a Google Account
        2. Add a POP3/IMAP Account
        3. Navigate the Gmail App
        4. Compose an Email
        5. Read an Email
        6. Customize Gmail App Settings
      2. Email Application
        1. Add a Work Email Account
        2. Add a New POP3 or IMAP Account
      3. Working with the Email App
        1. Navigate the Email Application
        2. Compose an Email
        3. Add Attachments to a Message
        4. Read Email
        5. Change Email App Settings
    16. 5. Google Now and Navigation
      1. Google Now
        1. Understand the Google Now Screen
        2. Set Up Google Now
      2. Google Maps
        1. Get Directions
        2. Configure Google Maps Settings
        3. Use Offline Google Maps
    17. 6. Working with Date, Time, and S Planner
      1. Setting the Date and Time
      2. Clock Application
        1. Navigate the Clock Application
        2. Manage Alarms
        3. Use the World Clock
      3. Using the S Planner Calendaring Application
        1. Navigate the S Planner Main Screen
        2. Choose Which Calendars and Task Lists to View
        3. Change S Planner Settings
        4. Add a New Event
        5. Respond to a Google Event Invitation
        6. Respond to a Corporate Event Invitation
        7. Use Quick Responses
        8. Add a Task
    18. 7. Contacts
      1. Adding Accounts
      2. Navigating Contacts
        1. Check a Contact’s Status
        2. Edit a Contact
        3. Add a Contact Photo
      3. Adding and Managing Contacts
        1. Add a Contact from an Email
        2. Add a Contact Manually
        3. Add a Contact from a vCard
        4. Add a Contact Using Near Field Communications
        5. Manage Contacts Settings
        6. Create Contact Groups
        7. Change the Contacts in a Contacts Group
        8. Choose Which Contacts to Display
        9. Link and Unlink Contacts
      4. Adding a Contact to Your Home Screen
    19. 8. Phone, SMS, and MMS
      1. Phone
        1. Open and Navigate the Phone App
        2. Receive a Call
        3. Handle Missed Calls
        4. Place a Call
        5. Configure the Phone App
      2. SMS and MMS
        1. Get to Know the Messages App
        2. Manage Settings for the Messages App
        3. Compose Messages
        4. Attach Files to Messages
        5. Receive Messages
    20. 9. Audio, Video, Photos, and Movies
      1. Enjoying Music with the Music Application
        1. Find Music
        2. Purchase Music
        3. Add Your Existing Music to Google Music
        4. Use the Music Application
        5. Work and Listen to Music
        6. Work with Playlists
        7. Listen to Music with No Wireless Coverage
      2. Playing and Sharing Videos
        1. Share Videos
        2. Delete Videos
      3. Taking Photos and Videos with the Camera App
        1. Take Photos
        2. Zoom In and Out
        3. Apply Effects to Photos
        4. Change Key Camera Settings
        5. Choose Advanced Camera Settings
        6. View the Photos You Take
        7. Record Videos with the Camera App
      4. Enjoying Videos with the YouTube App
        1. Meet the YouTube Main Screen
        2. Play a Video
        3. Change YouTube Settings
    21. 10. Books, Newspapers, and Magazines
      1. Reading Books with Play Books and Kindle
        1. Open the Play Books App and Meet Your Library
        2. Get Books from the Play Store
        3. Read Books with the Play Books App
        4. Choose Options for the Play Books App
        5. Delete a Book from Your Play Books Library
        6. Install the Kindle App
      2. Reading Newspapers and Magazines with Play Newsstand
        1. Open the Play Newsstand App and Choose Your Topics
        2. Read News with the Read Now Feature
        3. Build Your Newsstand Library
        4. Choose Options for the Play Newsstand App
    22. 11. Working with Android Apps
      1. Configuring Google Wallet
      2. Navigating Google Play
        1. Download Free Apps
        2. Buy Apps
        3. Manage Apps
        4. Manage Google Play Settings
      3. Keeping Apps Up to Date
    23. 12. Using Your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with an Android Wear Smartwatch
      1. Setting Up Your Android Wear Watch
      2. Choosing Settings for Your Android Wear Watch
        1. Navigate the Android Wear App
      3. Using Your Android Wear Watch
        1. Navigate Your Watch
        2. Use Your Watch and Run Watch Apps
    24. 13. Maintaining Your Galaxy Note 4 and Solving Problems
      1. Updating Android
      2. Optimizing the Battery
        1. Take Care of the Battery
        2. Monitor Battery Use
        3. Choose Power-Saving Options
      3. Managing Apps and Memory
        1. Close One or More Apps from the Recent Apps List
        2. Close One or More Apps from the Active Applications Screen
        3. Force an App or a Service to Close
      4. Reining in Your Data Usage
        1. Set Background Data Limits
      5. Caring for the Galaxy Note 4’s Exterior
      6. Getting Help with Your Galaxy Note 4
    25. Index