Discover how to get the most out of your Android smartphone or tablet. Learn how to customize and configure your device and manage email, phone calls, calendars, and data.
- [Dan] I'm Dan Gookin, and I've written over 160 books on computers and technology, including the original For Dummies title, DOS for Dummies. Your Android mobile device is more than an advanced piece of technology. In this course, I'll show you the essentials of using an Android device, a phone or a tablet. I cover basic operations, standard features, plus how to exploit the device's full capabilities. Topics in this course cover customization and optimization. You'll see how to use your Android as a convenient communications device.
Powerful features are explored. My desire is to give you a strong foothold for discovering what an Android can do and help make you a smarter smartphone and tablet user. So please join me, and together we'll explore mobile technology with Android Essential Training.
- Exploring basic Android operations
- Manipulating the touch screen
- Connecting with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
- Managing apps
- Creating contacts
- Receiving and sending email
- Handling phone calls and accessing voicemail
- Browsing the web
- Taking photos and videos
- Getting directions and finding locations
- Making appointments and setting alarms and timers
- Managing file storage
- Extending battery life
- Monitoring data usage
Skill Level Beginner
1. Android Operations
2. Customize and Configure
3. The Address Book
5. Make the Call
6. Explore the Web
7. Camera Central
8. From Here to There
9. Plan Your Day
10. Sync, Store, and Share
11. Troubleshoot Your Android
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