Droid 4 For Dummies
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A handy, concise guide to the Droid 4 from bestselling author Dan Gookin
As handy, productive, and trim as your new Droid 4 smartphone, this easy-in, easy-out Droid 4 guide is just what you need to get the very most out of Google's latest home-run smartphone. Bestselling For Dummies author Dan Gookin keeps you ahead of the game by thoroughly and clearly covering all the bases. Master basic phone operations, texting, portable web browsing, social networking, video chatting, and tons more, all delivered in Dan Gookin's fun, funny, fact-filled, and entertaining style.
- Helps you get the most out of your Droid 4 smartphone, which runs on the ultrafast 4G LTE network
- Provides an amazing range of useful how-tos, tricks, and techniques
- Explains setup, basic operations, text and typing, the address book, portable web browsing, and social networking
- Also covers video chatting, shooting and sharing photos and HD video, wireless networking, downloading the latest apps and games, and customizing your Droid 4 with cool content and amazing accessories
Now that you've got the new Droid 4, make it do your bidding with Droid 4 For Dummies!
Using accessibility settings Changing various settings Chapter 16: Ten Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts Quick Launch Use Sliding-Keyboard Menu Shortcuts In-Pocket Detection Contact Quick Actions Add Spice to Dictation Add a Word to the Dictionary The Favorites Widget Smart Actions Find Your Lost Cell Phone The Task Manager Chapter 17: Ten Favorite Apps AK Notepad CardStar Dolphin Browser Gesture Search Google Finance Google Sky Map Movies QuickPic SportsTap Voice Recorder
button and choose Display Options. 2. Choose Sort List By. 3. Select First Name or Last Name to sort the list accordingly. After making the selection, you’re returned to the Display Options screen. 4. Choose View Contact Names As. 5. Select either First Name First or Last Name First to specify how contacts are displayed in the list. The way the names are displayed doesn’t affect the way the names are sorted. For example, if you selected Last Name for the sort
In the Internet app, touch the History button on the bottom right of the screen. To view a page you visited weeks or months ago, you can choose a web page from the History list. To clear the History list, press the Menu soft button while viewing the list and choose the Clear History command. Working with bookmarks Just as a desktop computer’s web browser has bookmarks, the Browser app on your Droid 4 uses them as well. You can create bookmarks for your favorite websites
as shown in Figure 8-4. After starting the app, you see a list of status updates, news, and tweets from your social networking pals. Tiny icons flag the various social networking sites from which the information is pulled, as illustrated in the figure. Figure 8-4: Social networking updates. Touching an entry displays more details, such as comments, links, or images. For example, if you want to “like” an item in Facebook, touch that item to see the details. Touch the Like button on the
as it will go. 5. Reassemble the phone. If you need to remove the card later, open up the phone, lift the grommet, and pull out the microSD card using your fingernail. Get an 8GB microSD card at minimum. The Droid 4 can handle microSD cards of 16GB and even 32GB capacities. The storage on the microSD card supplements the 16GB of internal storage that comes with your Droid 4. MicroSD cards are teensy! Keep them in a safe place where you won’t lose them. You can