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iPad 2 For Seniors For Dummies

Nancy C. Muir



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23 November 2011
PDAs & other handheld devices: consumer & user guides
Oh, all the amazing things your iPad and iPad 2 can do! Lightweight, powerful, and perfect for reading and staying in touch, iPads are fun and practical for today's seniors, as long as you know how to use all the bells and whistles. That's where this helpful guide comes in. Written in the friendly For Dummies style and sporting senior-friendly larger type and full-color illustrations, this book can help you get the most out of your iPad or iPad 2, even if you don't ordinarily use a computer.

This new edition includes pages of updated content, including the latest features in iOS 5 and iCloud. You'll first learn to set up your iPad, get familiar with the touchscreen interface, and explore accessibility features. Then you'll learn to browse the Internet with mobile Safari, use maps, set up and manage your e-mail, buy and read e-books, download and play music and movies, work with photos, make FaceTime video calls, and discover how to extend the iPad's capability even more with apps.

Covers the iPad and iPad 2 Includes senior-friendly larger fonts and full-color illustrations Explains how to use the iPad in the clear, friendly, easy-to-follow language that has defined the Dummies series for two decades Covers using maps and the calendar, video chatting with FaceTime, browsing the web, using your iPad for e-mail and Facebook, buying apps and games, reading iBooks, playing music, watching videos, viewing photos, user security and safety, and more New edition is updated with new content on iOS 5 and iCloud features, including iMessage, Newsstand, Reminders, Reader and Reading List tools, and more The iPad combines the best of your favorite gadgets into one amazing device?whatever you want your iPad to do, the fun starts with iPad 2 For Seniors For Dummies.
By:   Nancy C. Muir
Imprint:   Wiley
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   3rd Revised edition
Dimensions:   Height: 233mm,  Width: 188mm,  Spine: 23mm
Weight:   760g
ISBN:   9781118176788
ISBN 10:   1118176782
Pages:   400
Publication Date:   23 November 2011
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Introduction 1 Part I: Making the iPad Your Pad 5 Chapter 1: Buying Your iPad 7 Chapter 2: Looking Over the Home Screen 25 Chapter 3: Getting Going 51 Chapter 4: Taking Advantage of Accessibility Features 69 Part II: Taking the Leap Online 87 Chapter 5: Browsing the Internet with Safari 89 Chapter 6: Working with E-Mail in Mail 111 Chapter 7: Getting Social with FaceTime, Twitter, and iMessage 127 Chapter 8: Shopping the iTunes Store 141 Chapter 9: Expanding Your iPad Horizons with Apps 157 Part III: Having Fun and Consuming Media 169 Chapter 10: Using Your iPad as an E-Reader 171 Chapter 11: Playing with Music on iPad 197 Chapter 12: Playing with Photos 213 Chapter 13: Getting the Most Out of Video Features 233 Chapter 14: Playing Games 249 Chapter 15: Finding Your Way with Maps 263 Part IV: Managing Your Life and Your iPad 283 Chapter 16: Keeping On Schedule with Calendar 285 Chapter 17: Working with Reminders and Notifications 303 Chapter 18: Managing Contacts 317 Chapter 19: Making Notes 339 Chapter 20: Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your iPad 353 Index 367

Nancy C. Muir is a writer and consultant as well as the author of more than 60 books, including Computers For Seniors For Dummies and Using the Internet Safely For Seniors For Dummies. She writes a technology column for and also assists seniors with technology at

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