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Nexus One™ For Dummies® by Dan Gookin

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Chapter 1. A Nexus One Just for You

In This Chapter

  • Putting your phone together

  • Charging the battery

  • Identifying the phone's pieces parts

  • Taking the phone with you

  • Keeping the phone in one place

I find high-tech packaging to be either a source of joy or a cause of woe. The boxes that some gizmos come in are delightful to open, almost breathtaking. Then there's the hard-shell plastic container. It's impossible to open, requiring assault with a heavy-gauge knife or an industrial laser to free its contents. Heck, those packages should be air-dropped on strategic positions during wartime. Enemy soldiers would either die from the frustration of not being able to open the darn things or cut themselves on the hard plastic and bleed to death.

Fortunately for you, the Nexus One comes in a charming box that's pleasurable to open and explore. It's fun! Your enjoyment lasts a short time, though, because it isn't opening the box that inspired this chapter. No, it's what's inside the box that makes this orientation chapter necessary.

A Nexus One Just for You

Initial Phone Setup

Wouldn't it be cool if you were opening the box your new phone came in and the phone started to ring? You'd quickly open the box, lift the phone from its gentle, cardboard cradle, and put the phone to your ear as a cartoony voice said, "Thanks for buying me!" Someday that may happen. Until then, you have to complete some initial phone setup for the Nexus ...

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