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My Windows 10 Tablet: Covers Windows 10 Tablets including Microsoft Surface Pro

Book Description

If you own or are considering a Windows 10 tablet, My Windows 10 Tablet is your must-have companion. This friendly, quick, full-color, 100% practical tutorial walks you through every task you'll want to perform with your new tablet, no matter what brand or model you choose.

My Windows 10 Tablet is an easy, full-color tutorial on the latest operating system from Microsoft, which covers the following topics:

·         Taking advantage of Windows 10's best new features for tablets

·         Getting productive fast, and taking control of the new Windows 10 interface and Start menu

·         Securely connecting your Windows 10 tablet and using it safely in mobile environments

·         Browsing the Web more quickly and reliably with the new Edge browser

·         Connecting your tablet to your phone, other PCs, and other devices

·         Making the most of the Cortana personal digital assistant

·         Working with Windows 10—compatible Microsoft Office apps

·         Using Continuum to work seamlessly on both tablets and other Windows devices

·         Updating, maintaining, and troubleshooting your tablet

·         Saving time and using your tablet to enhance your daily life

Every task is presented step-by-step, using carefully annotated, colorful screenshots, all numbered so there's no chance of getting lost or confused. Everything's clearly organized in modular, self-contained chapters designed to help you get started quickly. Throughout, the book is packed with helpful tips, lists, and quick solutions to the problems you're most likely to encounter.

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. Dedication
  8. Acknowledgments
  9. We Want to Hear from You!
  10. Reader Services
  11. Introduction
    1. What You’ll Find Inside
    2. Why You’ll Love My Windows 10 Tablet
    3. What You’ll Find in the Book
    4. Go Deeper
  12. 1. An Introduction to Windows 10
    1. Windows 10 Basics
      1. The Start Menu
      2. Task View
      3. Typing in Windows 10
      4. Handwriting in Windows 10
      5. Tablet Mode
      6. Storage Settings
      7. Battery Saver
      8. Viewing Notifications
      9. Changing Quick Actions
    2. Additional Settings
      1. Screen Brightness and Rotation Lock
      2. Shutting Down, Sleeping, and Restarting
      3. Sync Settings
    3. Moving On
  13. 2. Connecting to Networks
    1. Wireless Networking
      1. Connecting to a Wireless Network
      2. Disconnecting from a Network
      3. Forgetting a Wireless Network
      4. Using Airplane Mode
    2. Network Sharing and Discovery
      1. Turning Sharing and Discovery On or Off
      2. Accessing Network Resources
    3. Remoting In to Other Computers
      1. Enabling Connections on the Remote Computer
      2. Connecting to Remote Computers
  14. 3. Using and Customizing the Start Menu and Taskbar
    1. Locating and Launching Apps
      1. Launching Apps from the Start Menu
      2. Launching Apps from the Taskbar
      3. Searching for Apps
    2. Switching Between Apps
      1. Switching Between Running Apps
      2. Displaying a List of Running Apps
      3. Displaying Two Apps Simultaneously
    3. Using Task View
      1. Creating a Virtual Desktop
      2. Deleting a Virtual Desktop
      3. Switching Desktops
      4. Moving Apps Between Desktops
    4. Organizing the Start Menu and Taskbar
      1. Rearranging Apps on the Start Menu
      2. Naming Start Menu Groups
      3. Changing or Removing a Start Menu Group Name
      4. Rearranging Start Menu Groups
      5. Rearranging Taskbar Buttons
    5. Customizing the Start Menu and Taskbar
      1. Pinning Apps to the Start Menu
      2. Pinning Apps to the Taskbar
      3. Removing Apps from the Start Menu
      4. Removing Buttons from the Taskbar
      5. Removing Apps from the Most Used List
      6. Changing the Start Menu Tile Size
      7. Changing the Taskbar Location
  15. 4. Security and Windows 10
    1. Securing Your Tablet
      1. Changing Your Password on a Microsoft Account
      2. Changing Your Password on a Local Account
      3. Locking Your Tablet
      4. Signing Out of Your Tablet
      5. Configuring Auto-Lock
    2. Using Picture Passwords
      1. Creating a Picture Password
      2. Changing Your Picture Password
      3. Replaying Your Picture Password
      4. Removing Your Picture Password
    3. Using PINs
      1. Creating a PIN
      2. Changing a PIN
      3. Signing In with a PIN
      4. Using a PIN When a Picture Password Is Set
    4. Using a Fingerprint Reader
      1. Adding a Fingerprint
      2. Removing Fingerprints
    5. Managing User Accounts
      1. Adding a Local Account
      2. Adding a Microsoft Account
      3. Removing a User Account
      4. Changing an Account Type
      5. Setting an Account for Assigned Access
      6. Clearing Assigned Access
      7. Switching Accounts
      8. Changing from a Local Account to a Microsoft Account
      9. Switching to a Local Account
  16. 5. Using Microsoft Family
    1. Adding and Removing Family Members
      1. Adding a Family Member
      2. Removing a Family Member
    2. Controlling Website Access
      1. Blocking Inappropriate Websites
      2. Explicitly Allowing a Site
      3. Removing an Allowed Site
      4. Explicitly Blocking a Site
      5. Removing a Blocked Site
      6. Responding to Requests
    3. Controlling App Access
      1. Setting Age Restrictions on Windows Store Apps
      2. Blocking Specific Apps
      3. Unblocking an App
      4. Enabling Assigned Access
      5. Disabling Assigned Access
    4. Controlling PC Access
      1. Blocking a Child from Signing In
      2. Unblocking a Child from Signing In
      3. Setting Time and Day Restrictions on Usage
    5. Configuring and Reviewing Reports
      1. Enabling Activity Reporting and Weekly Reports
      2. Reviewing Website Activity
      3. Reviewing App Activity
      4. Reviewing Device Usage
  17. 6. Backing Up Your Data with File History
    1. Configuring and Starting File History
      1. Starting Your First Backup
      2. Selecting a Different Drive
      3. Excluding Folders
      4. Choosing When Backups Happen
      5. Controlling How Long Backups Are Kept
    2. Restoring Files
      1. Restoring Files to the Original Location
      2. Resolving File Conflicts
      3. Restoring to a Different Location
    3. Cleaning Up Files
      1. Performing a Cleanup
    4. Troubleshooting File History
      1. Viewing File History Event History
  18. 7. Finding Information on the Internet
    1. Browsing and Searching Websites
      1. Browsing to a Website
      2. Opening a Link in a New Tab
      3. Opening a Link in a New Window
      4. Adding a Favorite
      5. Browsing to a Favorite
      6. Deleting a Favorite
      7. Viewing Browsing History
      8. Saving Websites for Reading Later
      9. Using Reading View
      10. Changing Reading View Options
      11. Searching the Internet
    2. Configuring Edge
      1. Changing the Page Edge Opens With
      2. Clearing Browser Data
      3. Disabling the Pop-Up Blocker
    3. Using Cortana with the Web
      1. Getting Restaurant Directions and Reviews
      2. Reviewing Cortana Search Results
      3. Asking Cortana for More Information
    4. Using Web Notes
      1. Adding Web Notes to a Web Page
      2. Saving Web Notes to OneNote
      3. Saving a Web Note to Favorites or Reading List
  19. 8. Using Cortana
    1. Configuring Cortana
      1. Enabling Cortana
      2. Changing Your Name
      3. Adjusting Cortana Settings
    2. Using the Notebook
      1. Changing Category Settings
      2. Turning Off a Category’s Cards
      3. Turning On a Category’s Cards
    3. Searching with Cortana
      1. Searching Your Tablet
      2. Searching the Web
    4. Using Reminders
      1. Setting a Reminder for a Specific Time
      2. Setting a Place Reminder
      3. Setting a People Reminder
  20. 9. Connecting with People
    1. Working with Contacts
      1. Adding Contacts from the Cloud
      2. Changing Contact Sort Order
      3. Filtering Your Contacts
      4. Linking Contacts
      5. Unlinking Contacts
      6. Creating a New Contact
      7. Deleting a Contact
      8. Removing All Contacts from a Service
      9. Editing a Contact
    2. Sharing Contact Information
      1. Sharing a Contact
      2. Accepting a Shared Contact
  21. 10. Using Mail
    1. Adding and Managing Email Accounts
      1. Adding a Microsoft Account
      2. Adding an Exchange or Office 365 Account
      3. Adding a Google Account
      4. Adding an iCloud Account
      5. Adding a POP or IMAP Account
      6. Setting When and How Much Email Is Downloaded
      7. Removing an Account
    2. Reading and Organizing Email
      1. Reading an Email
      2. Viewing or Saving Email Attachments
      3. Deleting Email Messages
      4. Undeleting Email Messages
    3. Composing and Sending Email
      1. Creating a New Email Message
      2. Replying to Email
      3. Formatting Text in an Email
      4. Attaching Files to a Email
    4. Setting Mail Options
      1. Setting a Background Picture
      2. Setting Reading Options
      3. Configuring Quick Actions
      4. Sending Automatic Replies
      5. Configuring Notifications
      6. Using an Email Signature
  22. 11. Using Calendar
    1. Connecting Calendars
      1. Adding an Outlook.com Calendar
      2. Adding a Google (Gmail) Calendar
      3. Adding an iCloud Calendar
    2. Viewing Calendars
      1. Hiding a Calendar
      2. Changing a Calendar’s Display Color
      3. Viewing Events
    3. Working with Events
      1. Adding a Basic Event
      2. Quickly Creating an Event
      3. Adding a Recurring Event
      4. Setting Reminders
      5. Specifying an Event Status
      6. Creating a Private Event
      7. Editing an Event
      8. Deleting an Event
    4. Calendar Settings
      1. Changing the First Day of the Week
      2. Changing Days in Your Work Week
      3. Changing Working Hours
  23. 12. Keeping Up to Date with News
    1. Reading the News
      1. Reading an Article
      2. Sharing News
      3. Reading Local News
      4. Watching Videos
    2. Adding and Removing News Interests
      1. Adding or Removing Included News Interests
      2. Adding a Custom News Interest
  24. 13. HomeGroups and OneDrive
    1. Using HomeGroups
      1. Creating a HomeGroup
      2. Joining a HomeGroup
      3. Leaving a HomeGroup
      4. Accessing Shared Files
    2. Using OneDrive
      1. Syncing Folders with OneDrive
      2. Accessing Your Files Remotely
      3. Sharing Files
  25. 14. Discovering and Playing Music
    1. Managing Your Music Library
      1. Adding a Folder to Your Collection
      2. Controlling Album Art and Metadata
      3. Deleting Music from Your Collection
    2. Browsing Your Music Collection
      1. Browsing Albums
      2. Browsing Artists
      3. Browsing Songs
      4. Searching for Music
    3. Using Groove Music Pass
      1. Purchasing a Groove Music Pass Subscription
      2. Automatically Downloading Groove Music Pass Music
      3. Downloading Groove Music Pass Music
    4. Music Playlists
      1. Adding Songs to the Now Playing Playlist
      2. Creating a Playlist
      3. Adding Songs to a Playlist
      4. Editing a Playlist
      5. Renaming a Playlist
      6. Deleting a Playlist
      7. Seeing What’s Playing
      8. Shuffling or Repeating Songs in a Playlist
    5. Using Radio
      1. Creating a Radio Station
      2. Playing a Radio Station
      3. Deleting a Radio Station
  26. 15. Watching Video
    1. Managing Videos
      1. Adding Videos to the Movies & TV App
    2. Exploring, Buying, and Renting Videos
      1. Browsing Movies and TV Shows
      2. Renting Movies
      3. Buying Movies
      4. Buying TV Shows
    3. Playing Videos
      1. Playing Videos on Your Tablet
  27. 16. Using Photos
    1. Viewing Pictures and Video
      1. Browsing Pictures
      2. Watching a Slide Show
      3. Watching Video
      4. Deleting Pictures
      5. Using a Picture as Your Lock Screen
    2. Editing Pictures and Video
      1. Rotating Pictures
      2. Automatically Enhancing Pictures
      3. Cropping a Picture
      4. Removing Red Eye
      5. Retouching a Photo
      6. Using Filters
      7. Adjusting Lighting
      8. Adjusting Color
      9. Applying a Vignette Effect
      10. Using Selective Focus
      11. Trimming a Video
  28. 17. Using Maps
    1. Exploring Maps
      1. Viewing and Zooming
      2. Changing the Units of Measurement
      3. Changing the Map Style
      4. Exploring in 3D
      5. Showing Traffic
    2. Searching Maps
      1. Searching for a Place
      2. Adding Favorites
      3. Editing or Deleting a Favorite
    3. Getting Directions
      1. Getting Directions
    4. Updating Maps and Using Offline Maps
      1. Updating Maps
      2. Downloading Maps
  29. 18. Creating Documents with Microsoft Word Mobile
    1. Creating, Opening, and Saving Documents
      1. Creating a New Blank Document
      2. Creating a Document from a Template
      3. Saving Documents
      4. Opening Documents
      5. Managing Recent Documents
    2. Formatting Text
      1. Formatting Text
      2. Formatting Text Using Styles
    3. Adding and Formatting Pictures
      1. Adding a Picture
      2. Applying a Picture Style
      3. Positioning a Picture
      4. Rotating a Picture
      5. Cropping a Picture
    4. Sharing Documents
      1. Inviting Others to a Document
      2. Getting Sharing Links to a Document
      3. Sharing a Document Using Email
    5. Reading in Word Mobile
      1. Using Read View
      2. Using Insights
  30. 19. Crunching Numbers with Microsoft Excel Mobile
    1. Creating, Opening, and Saving Workbooks
      1. Creating a Workbook
      2. Opening Workbooks
      3. Saving Workbooks
    2. Entering Data
      1. Adding Data
      2. Resizing a Column
      3. Changing Data Formatting
      4. Adding a Table
    3. Working with Sheets
      1. Creating Sheets
      2. Renaming Sheets
      3. Coloring Sheets
      4. Organizing Sheets
      5. Deleting Sheets
    4. Creating Formulas
      1. Directly Entering a Formula
      2. Using the Formulas Toolbar
    5. Sharing Workbooks
  31. 20. Presenting with Microsoft PowerPoint Mobile
    1. Creating, Opening, and Saving Presentations
      1. Creating a Presentation
      2. Opening a Presentation
      3. Saving a Presentation
    2. Creating Slides and Content
      1. Adding a New Slide
      2. Changing a Slide’s Layout
      3. Adding and Formatting Text
      4. Inserting and Formatting Pictures
    3. Using SmartArt
      1. Inserting SmartArt
      2. Editing SmartArt Text
      3. Formatting SmartArt
    4. Presenting with PowerPoint Mobile
      1. Adding Transitions
      2. Using Slide Show
  32. 21. Organizing Notes with Microsoft OneNote
    1. Working with Notebooks
      1. Creating a Notebook
      2. Switching, Opening, and Closing Notebooks
    2. Creating and Organizing Sections
      1. Creating a Section
      2. Changing a Section’s Color
      3. Renaming a Section
      4. Changing the Order of Sections
      5. Deleting a Section
    3. Creating and Editing Pages
      1. Creating a Page
      2. Creating a Subpage
      3. Promoting a Subpage
      4. Renaming a Page
      5. Changing the Order of Pages
      6. Deleting a Page
      7. Adding Text to a Page
      8. Adding Pictures to a Page
      9. Adding Files to a Page
      10. Drawing on a Page
  33. 22. Enhancing Windows with Apps
    1. Browsing the Store
      1. Browsing Categories
      2. Exploring Apps
      3. Searching for Apps
    2. Installing and Uninstalling Apps
      1. Installing Apps
      2. Uninstalling Apps
      3. Reinstalling Purchased Apps
    3. Updating Apps
      1. Installing Updates
  34. 23. Updating and Troubleshooting Windows 10
    1. Updating with Windows Update
      1. Checking for and Installing Updates Manually
      2. Turning Off Forced Restarts After Updates
    2. Troubleshooting Windows 10
      1. Resetting and Keeping Your Files
      2. Resetting and Deleting Your Files
  35. Index