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Samsung Galaxy S7 For Dummies

Bill Hughes

ISBN: 978-1-119-27995-2 June 2016 352 Pages

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Your fun and accessible user's guide to the Samsung Galaxy S 7

Technology alone can be intimidating, and the printed documentation and online support that come with a new smartphone can be just as baffling. Thankfully, Samsung Galaxy S 7 For Dummies is here to give you easy-to-follow guidance on all the features and capabilities of this exciting new device. From set up and configuration to texting, emailing, and accessing the Internet, it leaves no stone unturned!

Samsung dominates the global smartphone market and users swear that once you go with the Galaxy S, you never turn back. From the most useful features to the core applications to the techniques to get the most out of the device, this book makes getting to grips with your Samsung Galaxy S7 a snap! Whether you're upgrading from an older model and need new feature details, switching over from another Android or Apple device, or finally trading in that antiquated flip phone, you're about to discover just how fast and easy it is to get up and running on your new smartphone.

  • Maximize camera and video capabilities
  • Stay active with social media
  • Download apps and sync with a PC
  • Expand your phone's potential with new software releases

This is the handy reference you'll want to keep close by as you learn to get the most out of your Galaxy S 7 smartphone!

Introduction 1

Part 1: Getting Started with the Samsung Galaxy S7 7

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

CHAPTER 2: Beginning at the Beginning 19

Part 2: Communications 47

CHAPTER 3: Calling People 49

CHAPTER 4: Discovering the Joy of Text 63

CHAPTER 5: Sending and Receiving Email 73

CHAPTER 6: Managing Your Contacts 93

Part 3: Live on the Internet: Going Mobile 109

CHAPTER 7: You’ve Got the Whole (Web) World in Your Hands 111

CHAPTER 8: Playing in Google’s Play Store 123

Part 4: Entertainment Applications 143

CHAPTER 9: Sharing Pictures 145

CHAPTER 10: Playing Games 165

CHAPTER 11: Mapping Out Where You Want to Be 177

CHAPTER 12: Playing Music and Videos 189

Part 5: Productivity Applications 217

CHAPTER 13: Using the Calendar 219

CHAPTER 14: On the Road Again: Taking Your Work with You on Your Phone 231

CHAPTER 15: Paying with Samsung Pay 245

Part 6: The Part of Tens 259

CHAPTER 16: Ten (or So) Ways to Make Your Phone Totally Yours 261

CHAPTER 17: Ten Ways to Make Your Phone Secure 273

CHAPTER 18: Ten Features to Look for Down the Road 295

Index 303