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Samsung Galaxy S5 For Dummies

Samsung Galaxy S5 For Dummies

Bill Hughes

ISBN: 978-1-118-92026-8

Jun 2014

352 pages

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Explore Samsung's next generation Galaxy smartphone

Do you want an easy-to-follow guide to everything your new Galaxy S5 smartphone can do? From the basics of texting and accessing the Internet to the most advanced features and new software apps, Samsung Galaxy S5 For Dummies makes the need for tech support obsolete. The Galaxy S5 is designed to be faster and more powerful than ever. This latest release in the market-leading line of smartphones is full of new features for you to explore with the help of Samsung Galaxy S5 For Dummies.

With over 1 million apps available for the Google Android operating system, there's almost nothing you can't do with the Samsung Galaxy S5. This book will guide you through finding and installing the applications that work best for you and getting the most out of your device.

  • Includes information on setup and configuration, the new camera features, video, GPS navigation, and media
  • Find out how to sync the Galaxy S5
  • Discover tips and tricks to unlock your smartphone's full potential

Samsung Galaxy S5 For Dummies is the lively, informative guide you'll want to keep handy. Whether you're new to the world of mobile devices, or consider yourself a more experienced user, this book and covers all the Galaxy S5 capabilities and features.

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with the Samsung Galaxy S 5 7

Chapter 1: Exploring What You Can Do with Your Phone 9

Chapter 2: Beginning at the Beginning 21

Part II: Communications 49

Chapter 3: Calling People 51

Chapter 4: Discovering the Joy of Text 63

Chapter 5: Sending and Receiving E-Mail 73

Chapter 6: Managing Your Contacts 93

Part III: Live on the Internet: Going Mobile 111

Chapter 7: You’ve Got the Whole (Web) World in Your Hands 113

Chapter 8: Playing in Google’s Play Store 127

Part IV: Entertainment Applications 149

Chapter 9: Sharing Pictures 151

Chapter 10: Playing Games 173

Chapter 11: Mapping Out Where You Want to Be 183

Chapter 12: Playing Music and Videos 195

Part V: Productivity Applications 229

Chapter 13: Using the Calendar 231

Chapter 14: On the Road Again: Taking Your Work with You on Your Phone 243

Chapter 15: Talking with S-Voice 255

Part VI: The Part of Tens 265

Chapter 16: Ten (or So) Ways to Make Your Phone Totally Yours 267

Chapter 17: Ten Ways to Make Your Phone Secure 281

Chapter 18: Ten Features to Look for Down the Road 301

Index 309