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Samsung Gear S2 For Dummies

Eric Butow

ISBN: 978-1-119-27999-0 July 2016 288 Pages


Your hands-on guide to the Samsung Galaxy Gear S2

Not only does the Samsung Galaxy Gear S2 look cool, it's designed to keep up with the speed of your life, giving you fast and easy access to calendar notifications, texts, and more—right on your wrist! If you're tired of fumbling through pockets and bags to get your hands on the information you need, Samsung Galaxy Gear S2 For Dummies shows you how easy it is to make the most of your new smartwatch without ever breaking a sweat.

Wearable technology is taking the world by storm as more and more people in today's time-crunched culture are discovering the benefits of having quick access to their digitized lives. Packed with clear instruction and plenty of helpful tips and tricks, this down-to-earth guide covers all aspects of keeping your work and personal life organized on a Samsung Galaxy Gear S2, from set up and configuration to texting, emailing, and accessing the Internet—and beyond.

  • Download apps on your smartphone
  • Synch with an Android device
  • Make sense of your watch's features and capabilities
  • Expand your watch's potential with new software releases

If the idea of getting used to new technology makes you tense, watch out! Samsung Galaxy Gear S2 For Dummies makes it easier than ever to wrap your mind around wearable technology.

Introduction 1

Part 1: Getting to Know You, Gear S2 5

CHAPTER 1: Introducing Your Gear S2 7

CHAPTER 2: Taking the Time to Set Up Gear S2 17

CHAPTER 3: Customizing Your Gear S2 31

CHAPTER 4: Gotta Get Gear S2 into My Life 53

Part 2: Places You Can Go on Gear S2 77

CHAPTER 5: Getting Notified: An Alarm Watch on Steroids 79

CHAPTER 6: Calling Dick Tracy: Voice, Text, and Email 99

CHAPTER 7: Dancing to the Music: Connecting to Audio 119

CHAPTER 8: Getting Help from S Voice 137

CHAPTER 9: Shaping Up with S Health 147

Part 3: The New Frontier 163

CHAPTER 10: Go, Go Gear S2 Apps 165

CHAPTER 11: Thinking of Building an App? (Yes, You Can!) 175

Part 4: Heal Your Gear 193

CHAPTER 12: Troubleshooting and Getting Help 195

CHAPTER 13: Sourcing More Help: The Support Is Out There 207

Part 5: The Part of Tens 219

CHAPTER 14: Ten Ways to Use Your Gear S2 More Efficiently 221

CHAPTER 15: Ten Cool (and Free!) Gear S2 Apps 233

Index 247