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Samsung Galaxy S6 for Dummies

Bill Hughes

ISBN: 978-1-119-12062-9 June 2015 320 Pages


Explore the capabilities of your Samsung Galaxy S 6 with this definitive guide!

Learning to use a new phone can be both difficult and frustrating. With confusing documentation and baffling support, the references provided by phone manufacturers can be intimidating. Enter Samsung Galaxy S 6 For Dummies! This extensive yet practical guide walks you through the most useful features of your new Samsung Galaxy S 6—and it shows you all the best tricks to getting the most out of your device. With an accessible and fun, yet informative writing style, this is a text that you'll refer to again and again as you explore the capabilities of your new smartphone!

Samsung is the largest phone manufacturer in the world, so it's no wonder that its flagship smartphone products—the Galaxy S line—have made quite a splash. Built around the Android operating system, the Galaxy S 6 is so much more than a phone, it is a mobile device with endless capabilities, so why not explore and use that functionality?

  • Set up and configure your new smartphone to fit your needs and preferences
  • Review the phone's features and capabilities
  • Access key functionality, such as texting, emailing, accessing the internet, using navigation, capturing photos and videos, social networking, watching movies, downloading apps, securing and synching your phone with your PC
  • Expand the capabilities of your Samsung Galaxy S 6 by downloading new software upgrades

Samsung Galaxy S 6 For Dummies clearly explains the features and capabilities of your new phone—and will have you up and running on your smartphone in no time!

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with the Samsung Galaxy S6 7

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

Chapter 2: Beginning at the Beginning 23

Part II: Communications 49

Chapter 3: Calling People 51

Chapter 4: Discovering the Joy of Text 65

Chapter 5: Sending and Receiving E]mail 75

Chapter 6: Managing Your Contacts 95

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 125

Part IV: Entertainment Applications 147

Chapter 9: Sharing Pictures 149

Chapter 10: Playing Games 167

Chapter 11: Mapping Out Where You Want to Be 177

Chapter 12: Playing Music and Videos 189

Part V: Productivity Applications 209

Chapter 13: Using the Calendar 211

Chapter 14: On the Road Again: Taking Your Work with You on Your Phone 223

Chapter 15: Talking with S]Voice 235

Part VI: The Part of Tens 243

Chapter 16: Ten Ways to Make Your Phone Totally Yours 245

Chapter 17: Ten Ways to Make Your Phone Secure 257

Chapter 18: Ten Features to Look for Down the Road 275

Index 283