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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 For Dummies

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 For Dummies

Dan Gookin

ISBN: 978-1-118-28019-5

Jan 2012

336 pages

Select type: E-Book



A full-color reference for getting the most out of your Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1!

A vast improvement over the original Galaxy Tab, the 10.1 uses the latest version of the Android operating system and is a 4G LTE mobile device. These upgrades—along with many others, including the better screen quality, better web browsing with Flash, and better multitasking capabilities—are all covered in this fun and friendly guide to the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. Everything from how-to topics to the most useful features to helpful tricks and techniques, this practical guide shows you how to get the most out of this cutting-edge device.

  • Details how the Galaxy Tab 10.1 goes one step further than the iPad with phone communications plus video chat and conferencing
  • Explains in detail how to find your way around the Galaxy Tab 10.1
  • Covers e-mailing, web browsing, using the digital library, connecting with friends in the galaxy, taking photos with the camera, and enjoying music
  • Highlights how to customize your Galaxy Tab 10.1 so that it's right for your needs

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 For Dummies is must-have reading for anyone who wants to go beyond the basics and explore another galaxy of tablet computing!

Introduction 1

Part I: The Galaxy in Your Hands 7

Chapter 1: Welcome to Tablet Land 9

Chapter 2: Galaxy Tab On and Off 17

Chapter 3: Find Your Way around the Galaxy 29

Chapter 4: Typing and Text on the Tab 45

Part II: The Communications Tab 59

Chapter 5: You Have Friends 61

Chapter 6: Mail of the Electronic Kind 75

Chapter 7: Tablet Web Browsing 91

Chapter 8: The Digital Social Life 105

Chapter 9: Phone Calls and Video Chat 115

Part III: The Everything Tab 133

Chapter 10: Getting from Here to There 135

Chapter 11: It’s a Big, Flat Camera 149

Chapter 12: Galaxy Gallery 161

Chapter 13: The Galaxy Is Alive with the Sound of Music 177

Chapter 14: Your Digital Library 191

Chapter 15: What Else Does It Do? 201

Chapter 16: A Galaxy of Apps 213

Part IV: Nuts & Bolts 223

Chapter 17: It’s a Wireless Life 225

Chapter 18: Connect and Share 237

Chapter 19: Taking Your Tab with You 251

Chapter 20: Customize Your Galaxy Tab 257

Chapter 21: Galaxy Tab Health, Happiness, and Maintenance 271

Part V: The Part of Tens 285

Chapter 22: Ten Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts 287

Chapter 23: Ten Things to Remember 295

Chapter 24: Ten Great Apps 301

Index 307

Bonus Content