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Dazzled by your Droid X Discover all its secrets and learn to use its features — Dan shows you how!
Admit it — you've always wanted your very own droid to do your bidding, haven't you? Now you have one! With this book to show you how, you will quickly become master of your Droid X, able to set it up just as you choose, cruise the Web and handle e-mail, take photos, tweet on Twitter, get directions, add cool new apps — oh, and make phone calls.
Meet your Droid X — install and charge the battery, configure the Droid X, explore apps, and use the keyboard
Communicate — make and receive phone calls, connect to a wireless network, send multimedia messages, and update your Facebook page
The kitchen sync — check out doubleTwist and keep everything up to date by syncing your Droid X to your PC
Out and about — get where you're going with maps and directions, discover news and weather apps, and take your Droid X to foreign lands
Keep the Droid X happy — maintain the phone and battery and troubleshoot problems
Open the book and find:
All the cool features you paid for and how to use them
Pointers for extending the life of your Droid X
How to manipulate the Droid X's touchscreen
Tips for texting, using e-mail and voicemail, and browsing the Web
Cool shortcuts that make the Droid X more fun
Advice on taking and sharing photos and videos
How to set privacy and security options
Apps you can't live without
Set up and configure your Droid X and synchronize it with your PC
Call, set up contacts, text, e-mail, or do some social networking
Listen to your favorite tunes or take amazing photos and videos
IN FULL COLOR!
A full-color guide to the hot-selling Droid X!
The Droid X has landed and it?s selling like hotcakes! Ultimate For Dummies author Dan Gookin introduces you to everything the Droid X does. Covering a wide range of how-to topics, this full-color guide explores the device's features and shares techniques to getting the most out of Motorola's exciting smartphone. You?ll quickly discover that the Droid X is more than just a cell phone as you walk through setup and configuration, texting, e-mail, accessing the Internet, synching with a PC, using the camera, running multiple apps simultaneously, and expanding the Droid X?s potential with new software.
- Dives in to the exciting capabilities and features of Droid X
- Covers setup and configuration, battery care, maintenance, and troubleshooting
- Gets you going with using the Droid X as phone, camera, Internet, calendar, and more
- Walks you through connecting your Droid X to other things, customizing your Droid X, and adding multiple applications that can all run simultaneously
Don't avoid the Droid X! The three D?s?Droid X, Dummies, and Dan Gookin?have you covered!
About the Author
Dan Gookin is the bestselling author who wrote the original For Dummies book in 1991. With more than 11 million copies in print, his books have been translated into 32 languages and explain hardware, software, smartphones, and other types of technology in plain English. Visit Dan's Web site at www.wambooli.com.
Table of Contents
Part I: Hello, Droid X.
Chapter 1: Your Very Own Droid X.
Chapter 2: Setup and Configuration.
Chapter 3: The Basic Droid X Tour.
Chapter 4: Human–Droid Interaction.
Part II: Your Basic Phone.
Chapter 5: The Telephone Thing.
Chapter 6: More Phone Stuff.
Chapter 7: Message for You!
Chapter 8: Friends, Enemies, Contacts.
Part III: Other Forms of Communication.
Chapter 9: When Your Thumbs Do the Talking.
Chapter 10: The Electronic Missive.
Chapter 11: Out on the Web.
Chapter 12: A Social Networking Butterfly.
Chapter 13: The Droid X Connection.
Part IV: O What Your Phone Can Do!
Chapter 14: Fun with Maps and Navigation.
Chapter 15: Say “Cheese”.
Chapter 16: The Droid X Louvre.
Chapter 17: Your Phone Is Alive with the Sound of Music.
Chapter 18: Various and Sundry Apps.
Chapter 19: More Apps from the Android Market.
Part V: Off the Hook.
Chapter 20: Out and About.
Chapter 21: Customize Your Phone.
Chapter 22: Maintenance and Troubleshooting.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 23: Ten Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts.
Chapter 24: Ten Things to Remember.
Chapter 25: Ten Worthy Apps.