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Nexus One™ For Dummies® by Dan Gookin

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Chapter 2. Setup and Configuration

In This Chapter

  • Setting up the Nexus One

  • Turning on the phone

  • Working with your Google account

  • Putting the phone to sleep

  • Turning off the Nexus One

Traditionally, the telephone was an item that required no setup or configuration. Not until the telephone-answering machine combo made its debut did utter confusion reign with regard to using a phone. Most people simply ignored the optional features. You could easily ignore setup and configuration of early cellphones as well, mostly because all they did was make phone calls. The Nexus One is different.

Setup and Configuration

Your new cellphone is a communications device. Beyond making phone calls, it talks with the Internet, listens to satellites orbiting the earth, and takes pictures and video. To get the most from the Nexus One, you need to have and use a Google account. This chapter helps you set up some of these features and describes the basic steps for turning the phone off and on.

Hello, Phone

One basic operation you should know for any gizmo is how to turn it on. As the so-called superphone, the Nexus One features not one but three different and super ways for you to turn it on. Each of those ways is covered in this section.

Note

Before you can turn on the phone, the battery must be installed. See Chapter 1.

Turning on the Nexus One for the first time

To turn on the Nexus One for the first time, press the power button. You see some ...

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