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My iPad By Gary Rosenzweig

My iPad by Gary Rosenzweig

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"Covers all iPad models that run iOS 10." -- Cover.

My iPad Summary

My iPad by Gary Rosenzweig

Covers all iPad models that run iOS 10

My iPad offers a full-color, fully illustrated, step-by-step resource to using your iPad. Each task has corresponding visuals that are numbered to match the step they are referring to. Sidebars give additional insight into using the iPad without requiring you to sort through paragraphs of text to find the information you want. Tasks are clearly titled to help you quickly and easily find things you want to accomplish on your iPad. Everything from setup and configuration to using apps like Pages and Maps is clearly illustrated and easy to follow.

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPad photos that show you exactly what to do.
Help when you run into iPad problems or limitations.
Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your iPad.

  • Connect your iPad to your Wi-Fi and your mobile carrier
  • Learn how to use the on-screen keyboard, predictive text, and dictation
  • Use Control Center to control frequently used settings
  • Use Siri to control your iPad or get information by speaking commands
  • Use iCloud to keep everything current between all your iOS devices (and even your Mac), including music, photos, messages, documents, and more
  • Surf the Web, and send and receive email and messages
  • Download and install apps to make your iPad even more useful
  • Secure your iPad using Touch ID, passcodes, and other security measures
  • Record and edit video using iMovie for iPad
  • Take photos, and then edit them using the Photos app
  • Use the iPad's two cameras to take pictures and video and share them with friends or chat with them live
  • Use AirDrop and iCloud Drive to share files and information with your other devices
  • Use your iPad to take notes, make lists, draw sketches, and create reminders
  • Use FaceTime and Skype to stay connected with friends and family
  • Use Pages, Numbers, and Keynote to create documents and presentations
  • Discover some of the most useful and entertaining apps

About Gary Rosenzweig

Gary Rosenzweig is an Internet entrepreneur, software developer, and technology writer. He runs CleverMedia, Inc., which produces websites, computer games, apps, and podcasts. CleverMedia's largest site,, features video tutorials for Apple enthusiasts. It includes many videos on using Macs, iPhones, and iPads. Gary has written numerous computer books, including ActionScript 3.0 Game Programming University, Guide to Switching to the Mac, and Special Edition Using Director MX.

Gary lives in Denver, Colorado, with his wife, Debby, and daughter, Luna. He has a computer science degree from Drexel University and a master's degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Started 3
Generations of iPads 3
Identifying Your iPad 4
iOS 105
The iPad Buttons and Switches 6
The Home Button 6
The Wake/Sleep Button 7
The Volume Control 8
The Side Switch 9
Orientation and Movement 10
Screen Gestures 10
Tapping and Touching 10
Pinching 11
Dragging and Flicking 11
Pull Down and Release to Update 12
Four-Finger Gestures 12
Learning Your Way Around 13
The Lock Screen 13
The Home Screen 14
The Search Screen 15
The Widgets Screen 16
The Notifications Screen 18
Virtual Buttons and Switches 20
Switches and Option Lists 20
Toolbars 20
Menus 21
Tab Bars 21
Entering Text 22
Using the On-Screen Keyboard 22
Keyboard Modes 22
Undocking and Splitting the Keyboard 24
Using the Keyboard Shortcut Bar 25
Using Predictive Text 27
Dictating Text 28
Editing Text 29
Copying and Pasting 30
Talking to Your iPad with Siri 32
Asking Siri Questions 32
Using Control Center 34
Chapter 2 Customizing Your iPad 39
Changing Your Wallpaper 40
Setting Alert Sounds 43
Password-Protecting Your iPad 44
Making Access Easier with Touch ID 48
Modifying Keyboard Settings 49
Adjusting Do Not Disturb Settings 51
Setting Parental Restrictions 52
Making Text Easier to Read 55
Controlling Automatic Downloads 56
Working with Other Useful Settings 56
Chapter 3 Networking and Syncing 59
Setting Up Your Wi-Fi Network Connection 59
Syncing with iCloud 63
Connecting to iCloud 63
Syncing with iTunes 67
Syncing Options 68
Syncing Music 70
Syncing Photos 72
Syncing Everything Else 73
Sharing with AirDrop 75
Using AirDrop 75
Viewing Your Mac's Files with iCloud Drive 78
Accessing Your Files 78
Chapter 4 Playing Music and Video 83
Playing a Song 84
Building a Playlist 87
Creating Playlists 87
Making iTunes Purchases 89
Buying on Your iPad 90
Sharing Purchases with Your Family 92
Setting Up Family Sharing 92
Having It All with Apple Music 95
Signing Up for Apple Music 95
Playing Songs with Apple Music 97
Discovering New Music with Apple Music 99
Discovering Music with Apple Music Radio Stations 100
Listening to Podcasts 102
Subscribing to Podcasts 103
Playing Video 104
Using AirPlay to Play Music and Video on Other Devices 108
Accessing AirPlay 108
Home Sharing 109
Chapter 5 Reading Books 111
Buying a Book from Apple 111
Reading a Book 114
Using Reading Aids 115
Adding Notes and Highlights 117
Adding Bookmarks 119
Organizing Your Books 119
Using iBooks Alternatives 123
Chapter 6 Organizing Your Life 127
Using the Contacts App 127
Adding a Contact 128
Searching for a Contact 130
Working with Contacts 132
Using the Calendar App 133
Creating a Calendar Event 133
Using Calendar Views 135
Exploring Day View 135
Exploring Week View 137
Exploring Month View 138
Creating a Calendar 139
Using the Notes App 141
Creating a Note 142
Creating Checklists in Notes 144
Adding Photos and Sketches to Notes 145
Using the Reminders App 146
Setting a Reminder 147
Using the Clock App 149
Setting Clock Alarms 149
Chapter 7 Surfing the Web 153
Getting Started with Safari 153
Browsing to a URL and Searching 154
Viewing Web Pages 157
Opening Multiple Web Pages with Tabs 159
Viewing Articles with Safari Reader 161
Bookmarks, History, and Reading List 162
Using Bookmarks and Favorites 162
Using History 164
Deleting Your Bookmarks 166
Creating Home Screen Bookmarks 167
Building a Reading List 168
Working with Web Forms 170
Filling in Web Forms 171
Saving Time with AutoFill 172
Setting Up AutoFill 173
Using AutoFill 175
Chapter 8 Communicating with Email and Messaging 179
Configuring Your iPad for Email 180
Set Up Your Email Account 180
Reading Your Email 183
Composing a New Email 186
Deleting and Moving Emails 187
Searching Email 189
Customizing Your Email 190
Configuring How You Receive Email 190
Creating a Signature 191
More Email Settings 193
Working with Messaging 195
Setting Up Messaging 195
Conversing with Messages 197
Using Emoji in Text Messages 200
Expressing Yourself with Messages 201
Responding with Tapback Quick Replies 202
Sending Messages with Bubble Effects 202
Sending Messages with Animations 204
Sending Handwritten Notes 205
Sending Digital Touch Messages 206
Send Animated GIFs and Other Special Messages 207
Chapter 9 Taking and Editing Photos 211
Working with Photos 211
Taking Photos 212
Editing and Adjusting Photos 214
Taking Panoramic Photos 218
Using Photo Booth 220
Photo Sources 222
Browsing Your Photos 223
Searching Your Photos 228
Viewing Your Photos 230
Sharing Your Photos 231
Working with Albums 234
Viewing Albums 235
Creating Albums 236
Creating a Slideshow 237
Viewing Photos as Memories 239
Capturing the Screen 241
Chapter 10 Recording Video 245
Shooting Video 246
Trimming Video Clips 249
Editing in iMovie 251
Editing Transitions 255
Adding Photos to Your Video 257
Adding Video Titles 259
Making Video Calls with FaceTime 261
Setting Up FaceTime 261
Placing Video Calls with FaceTime 263
Receiving Video Calls with FaceTime 265
Chapter 11 Writing with Pages 269
Creating a New Document 270
Styling and Formatting Text 272
Creating Lists 276
Inserting Images 278
Document Setup 281
Sharing and Printing Documents 283
Chapter 12 Spreadsheets with Numbers 287
Creating a New Spreadsheet 287
Calculating Totals and Averages 291
Styling Tables and Cells 295
Creating Forms 297
Using Multiple Tables 299
Creating Charts 303
Chapter 13 Presentations with Keynote 307
Building a Simple Presentation 307
Building Your Own Slide 310
Adding Transitions 314
Magic Move 315
Object Transitions 317
Organizing Slides 319
Playing Your Presentation 321
Chapter 14 Navigating with Maps 325
Finding a Location 326
Searching for Places and Things 328
Getting Directions 329
Getting a Better View with Maps Settings 331
Using Satellite View 331
Using 3D View 333
Getting Traffic Reports 334
Chapter 15 The World of Apps 337
Purchasing an App 337
Organizing Apps on Your iPad 342
Arranging Apps on the Home Screen 342
Creating App Folders 343
Working with Apps 345
Viewing Currently Running Apps 346
Quitting Apps 347
Viewing a Second App with Slide Over 348
Interacting with Two Apps at Once with Split View 350
Viewing Video with Picture-in-Picture 352
Finding Good Apps 353
Using iPhone/iPod touch Apps 354
Getting Help with Apps 355
Monitoring and Managing Your Apps 357
Viewing App Storage Information 358
Viewing Battery Usage 360
Viewing Location Usage 361
Viewing Information Sharing Permissions 362
Modifying Notifications Settings 363
Chapter 16 Must-Have Apps 367
Connecting with Friends on Facebook 368
Reading the News 371
Reading and Collecting Documents 376
Adding a Dictionary 378
Making Phone Calls with Skype 380
Handwriting Notes with WritePad 383
Sketching Ideas with Paper 385
Adding a Calculator with PCalc Lite 387
Finding Recipes with Epicurious 389
Checking the Weather 392
Learning New Things with iTunes U 394
Other Useful Apps 396
Chapter 17 Games and Entertainment 399
Composing Music with GarageBand 399
Watching Videos with YouTube 402
Watching Movies and TV Shows with Netflix 404
iPad Games and Entertainment 407
Monument Valley 408
Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP 408
Kingdom Rush 409
Blockheads 409
Where's My Water 410
Cut the Rope 410
Harbor Master HD 411
Angry Birds HD 411
Plants vsZombies HD 412
Scrabble for iPad 412
Temple Run 2 413
The Room 413
Gold Strike 414
Just Mah Jongg Solitaire 415
Chapter 18 iPad Accessories 417
Printing from Your iPad 417
Printing from the Notes App 418
AirPlay Mirroring with Apple TV 420
Setting Up AirPlay 420
Video Output Adapters 422
Using Wireless Keyboards 424
Importing Photos with an SD Card and USB Adapters 427
Charging Your iPad with Power Accessories 428
Listening with EarPods 430
Protecting Your iPad 431
iPad Smart Cover and Smart Case 431
Third-Party Protective Covers and Cases 432
Apple Pencil 433
Controlling Your Home With Your iPad 434
Controlling an Appliance with the Home App 434
Automating Appliances 437
Chapter 19 Maintaining Your iPad and Solving Problems 441
Getting Help on Your iPad 441
Using the Tips App 442
Getting Help Inside Apps 443
Getting Help from Apple 444
Visiting the Genius Bar 444
Making Appointments 445
Asking a Question Online 448
Keeping Your iPad Up-To-Date 450
Updating iOS 451
Updating Apps 451
Securing Your iPad 452
Basic Security Measures 453
Using Find My iPad 453
Locating a Lost iPad 454
Index 459

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My iPad by Gary Rosenzweig
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Pearson Education (US)
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