iPad Portable Genius

Author:   Paul McFedries
Publisher:   John Wiley & Sons Inc
Edition:   4th Edition
ISBN:  

9781119763581


Pages:   224
Publication Date:   08 April 2021
Format:   Paperback
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Increase your iPad IQ with this genius-level guide to the Apple iPad If you want to squeeze every last bit of incredible from your Apple iPad we've got you covered with this newly revised iPad Portable Genius. Want to learn how to connect to a network? How to configure your tablet? How to surf the web more comfortably? All while keeping your identity and accounts private and secure? With the iPad Portable Genius as your guide, you'll unlock the full potential of your iPad in no time at all. You'll learn how to: Get the most out of sending and receiving your email Have fun with your images and take crystal-clear photos every time Shoot and edit video right on your iPad Manage your busy schedule with calendars Perfect for anyone looking to save time and reveal the true power and flexibility of their iPad, the iPad Portable Genius, Fourth Edition contains all the new, engaging, and extensively illustrated info you need to master your tablet.

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Author:   Paul McFedries
Publisher:   John Wiley & Sons Inc
Imprint:   John Wiley & Sons Inc
Edition:   4th Edition
Dimensions:   Width: 14.70cm , Height: 1.20cm , Length: 21.30cm
Weight:   0.258kg
ISBN:  

9781119763581


ISBN 10:   1119763584
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   08 April 2021
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Out of stock   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments iii Introduction x Chapter 1 How Do Get Started with My iPad? 2 Using the Top Button 4 Sleeping and waking the iPad 5 Turning the iPad off and back on again 5 Making a purchase 6 Using the Home Button 7 Setting the Volume 8 Working with the Touchscreen 8 Understanding touchscreen gestures 9 Searching for stuff on your iPad 9 Switching from one app to another 11 Shutting down an app 11 Typing on the touchscreen keyboard 12 Editing with Your iPad 14 Editing text 14 Selecting, copying, and pasting text 15 Copying and pasting an image 17 Undoing an edit 17 Configuring iPad from the Control Center 18 Chapter 2 How Do I Connect to a Network? 20 Making Wi-Fi Network Connections 22 Displaying nearby Wi-Fi networks automatically 23 Making a connection to a hidden Wi-Fi network 23 Working with Wi-Fi Connections 24 Checking Wi-Fi security 25 Using Wi-Fi to transfer a file from your Mac to your iPad 25 Preventing your iPad from automatically joining a known network connection 26 Shutting off the Wi-Fi antenna 26 Tethering to an iPhone Internet Connection 27 Working with Cellular-Enabled iPads 29 Tracking cellular data usage 29 Shutting off the LTE antenna 29 Preventing your iPad from using cellular data 30 Controlling app access to cellular data 30 Disabling data roaming 30 Switching to Low Data Mode 31 Activating Airplane Mode 31 Connecting Bluetooth Devices 32 Making your iPad discoverable 32 Pairing with a Bluetooth keyboard 33 Pairing with Bluetooth headphones 34 Selecting paired headphones as the audio output device 34 Unpairing your iPad from a Bluetooth device 35 Chapter 3 How Do I Configure My iPad? 36 Customizing the iPad Home Screen 38 Rearranging the Home screen icons 38 Storing multiple app icons in an app folder 39 Adding a web page icon to the Home screen 40 Dealing with App Notifications 41 Opening the Notification Center 41 Working with notifications 42 Configuring an app's notifications 43 Configuring Do Not Disturb settings 45 Trying Out a Few More Useful iPad Customizations 46 Changing your iPad's name 46 Customizing iPad sounds 46 Customizing the iPad keyboard 47 Configuring the Siri voice assistant 51 Configuring and using multitasking 52 Controlling your iPad's privacy settings 54 Configuring your iPad to use Apple Pay 54 Chapter 4 How Can I Get More Out of Web Surfing? 56 Surfing with the Touchscreen 58 Utilizing Pro Tips for Easier Web Browsing 59 Browsing with tabs 59 Opening a tab in the foreground 61 Working with iCloud tabs 62 Viewing a page without distractions 62 Requesting a website's desktop version 63 Working with bookmarks 64 Adding pages to your Reading List 67 Revisiting pages using the History list 67 Dealing with Forms 68 Filling in forms faster with AutoFill 69 Storing website login data 70 Storing website logins manually 72 Enhancing Web Browsing Privacy 73 Deleting sites from your browsing history 73 Removing website data 74 Browsing privately 75 Making Safari Even Easier and Better 76 Switching the default search engine 76 Searching for text in a web page 76 Searching the web with Siri 77 Sharing a link via AirDrop 78 Chapter 5 How Do I Make the Most of Email? 80 Managing Your Accounts 82 Adding an email account manually 82 Changing the default account 84 Disabling an account 85 Removing an account 85 Switching from one account to another 86 Configuring Some Useful Mail Settings 86 Creating a custom email signature 86 Thwarting spammers by disabling remote images 87 Stopping messages from getting organized by thread 88 Customizing Mail's swipe options 89 Working with Email Messages 89 Adding iCloud folders 89 Attaching a document from iCloud Drive 90 Formatting message text 90 Maintaining messages with swipe gestures 91 Marking every message as read 92 Controlling email with Siri voice commands 92 Chapter 6 How Can I Have Fun with Photos? 94 Browsing and Viewing Your Photos 96 Navigating and manipulating photos 97 Creating a photo album 98 Marking a photo as a favorite 98 Streaming photos to Apple TV 98 Editing a Photo 99 Enhancing color and brightness 99 Cropping and straightening a photo 100 Applying a filter to a photo 102 Adjusting the lighting in a photo 102 Using the Cameras 103 Launching the Camera app 104 Taking a photo 104 Learning the Camera app's features 105 Focusing your shot 106 Locking the exposure and focus 106 Zooming in and out of the shot 107 Shooting live photos 108 Shooting a panoramic photo 108 Shooting a photo with a time delay 110 Reducing blurry iPad photos 110 Chapter 7 How Can I Create Video on My iPad? 112 Recording Video 114 Recording video on your iPad 114 Shooting a time-lapse video 116 Setting the recording format for video and slow motion 116 Editing Recorded Video 117 Creating Videos with the Clips App 118 Creating a Clips video 119 Adding a new Clips project 122 Making Movies with iMovie 122 Creating a new iMovie project 122 Opening a project for editing 123 Importing media into your project 124 Working with video clips 126 Working with your project 131 Chapter 8 How Do I Manage My Contacts? 134 Getting Started with Contacts 136 Creating a Contact 137 Editing a Contact 138 Assigning phone numbers to a contact 138 Assigning email addresses to a contact 140 Assigning web addresses to a contact 140 Assigning social media data to a contact 141 Assigning physical addresses to a contact 142 Adding a photo to a contact 143 Deleting a contact 144 Getting More Out of Contacts 145 Creating a custom field label 145 Adding fields to a contact 145 Deleting fields from a contact 146 Creating a new contact from a vCard 147 Sending and receiving a contact via AirDrop 148 Sorting contacts 149 Syncing contacts 149 Chapter 9 How Do I Track My Events and Appointments? 150 Getting Started with the Calendar App 152 Tracking Your Events 153 Adding an event to your calendar 154 Editing an event 154 Repeating an event 155 Converting an event to an all-day event 156 Adding an alert to an event 157 Getting More Out of the Calendar App 158 Setting the default calendar 159 Subscribing to a calendar 159 Controlling events with Siri voice commands 160 Handling Microsoft Exchange meeting requests 161 Working with Reminders 162 Creating a time reminder 162 Creating a location reminder 163 Creating a new list and setting the default list 164 Completing a reminder 164 Deleting a reminder 165 Setting reminders with Siri voice commands 165 Chapter 10 How Can I Navigate My World with iPad? 166 Working with Location Services 168 Controlling how apps access Location Services 168 Shutting off Location Services 170 Mapping Locations 171 Searching for a location 171 Marking a location 173 Flying over your destination 174 Mapping your current location 174 Mapping a contact's address 176 Mapping an address from an email 177 Saving a location as a favorite 177 Sharing a map 178 Mapping locations with Siri voice commands 178 Navigating with Maps 178 Getting directions to a location 179 Getting live traffic information 180 Getting directions with Siri voice commands 181 Chapter 11 How Do I Protect My iPad? 182 Locking Your iPad 184 Locking your iPad with a passcode 184 Locking your iPad with a fingerprint 186 Locking your iPad with facial recognition 188 Configuring Your Tablet to Sleep Automatically 190 Backing Up Your Tablet 190 Setting Restrictions on a Child's iPad 191 Chapter 12 How Do I Solve iPad Problems? 194 Troubleshooting iPad Problems: A Quick Guide 196 Troubleshooting iPad Problems Step-by-Step 196 Step 1: Shut down whatever app you're using 197 Step 2: Restore a changed setting 198 Step 3: Shut down and then restart your iPad 198 Step 4: Reboot the iPad hardware 200 Step 5: Recharge your iPad 200 Step 6: Check for iPadOS updates 200 Step 7: Free up storage space 201 Step 8: Check your Wi-Fi connection 202 Step 9: Reset your settings 204 Step 10: Erase and restore your content and settings 205 Index 208

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Paul McFedries is president of Logophilia Limited, a technical writing company. Over the past 40 years, Paul has programmed everything from mainframes to desktops to bar code scanners, and his nearly 100 books have sold more than four million copies worldwide. Visit him at www.paulmcfedries.com. Fun, hip, and straightforward, the Portable Genius series gives forward-thinking technology users helpful information in handy, compact books that are easy to navigate and don't skimp on the essentials. Collect the whole series and make the most of your digital lifestyle.

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