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Droid Bionic For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-23239-2
384 pages
November 2011
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A fun, full-color guide to the exciting new Droid Bionic smartphone from Motorola

The Droid Bionic is a super-fast, feature-packed smartphone with so many innovations that most users need help to take full advantage of it. This fun and friendly book by popular For Dummies author Dan Gookin documents all the Droid Bionic's features and explains how to use each one. With full-color illustrations showing exactly what you can expect to see on the screen, this guide covers essential features like texting, e-mail, Internet access, synching the phone with your PC, using the camera, video chatting, GPS navigation, adding apps, and much more.

  • Serves as a full-color guide to the Droid Bionic, one of the hottest smartphones on the market
  • Explains all the features of Droid Bionic in the fun and easy For Dummies tradition
  • Covers setting up and configuring the Droid Bionic and provides tips on troubleshooting, maintenance, customizing, and expanding the phone's potential with apps
  • Explains how to take advantage of features like video chat, GPS navigation, texting, e-mail, Internet access, the camera, syncing with a PC, managing media, and much more

Make your Droid Bionic do your bidding with the advice in this fun and easy guide.

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Introduction 1

Part I: A Bionic Phone 7

Chapter 1: Bionic Greetings 9

Chapter 2: Power On, Set Up, and Power Off 23

Chapter 3: Get to Know Your Phone 35

Chapter 4: Text and Typing on a Touchscreen 51

Part II: Yes, It's a Phone 69

Chapter 5: The Telephone Thing 71

Chapter 6: Advanced Phone Duties 87

Chapter 7: Viva Voice Mail 97

Chapter 8: The Bionic Address Book 105

Part III: It's More than Just a Phone 121

Chapter 9: Say It with Your Thumbs 123

Chapter 10: The E-Mail Chapter135

Chapter 11: Fun on the Web 151

Chapter 12: The Social Networking Craze 163

Part IV: It Can Do What? 173

Chapter 13: Find It with the Maps App 175

Chapter 14: It’s a Camera, Too 189

Chapter 15: A Bionic Photo Album 201

Chapter 16: Thank You for the Music 215

Chapter 17: App Attack!  227

Chapter 18: A Market Full of Apps 243

Part V: Various and Sundry 255

Chapter 19: More or Less Wireless 257

Chapter 20: The Bionic Connection 269

Chapter 21: Far, Far Away 281

Chapter 22: Personalize and Configure 291

Chapter 23: Maintenance, Help, and Troubleshooting 305

Part VI: The Part of Tens 321

Chapter 24: Ten Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts 323

Chapter 25: Ten Things to Remember 331

Chapter 26: Ten Worthy Apps 337

Index 343

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Dan Gookin, the bestselling author of the first For Dummies book, has enjoyed worldwide success with books that have been translated into 32 languages and have more than 12 million copies in print. His bestsellers include PCs For Dummies, Laptops For Dummies, and Droid X For Dummies.
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