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My HTC One

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Description

  • Copyright 2014
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Pages: 448
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-357338-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-357338-1

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to HTC One photos that show you exactly what to do

Help when you run into HTC One problems or limitations

Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your HTC One

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your HTC One working just the way you want. Learn how to

  • Use “pre-setup” to personalize your HTC One before you even unbox it
  • Quickly master all the Android™ skills you’ll need
  • Make calls, send text messages, and efficiently manage your email
  • Use HTC Blinkfeed™ to instantly see news and social updates you care about
  • Organize your contacts, your calendar, and your life
  • Store your content safely in the cloud with Google® and Dropbox
  • Save money by making calls through Google Voice™
  • Work efficiently with HTC One in a business setting
  • Swap data with other modern Android smartphones via Android Beam™
  • Discover Google Chrome™ tricks that make web browsing faster and simpler
  • See useful time-and-place-sensitive information wherever you go–without even asking
  • Get spoken turn-by-turn directions through Google Maps™
  • Transform any call into a conference call
  • Make the most of HTC One’s powerful music, video, and image tools
  • Shoot HTC Zoe™ photos that capture the moment better than ever before
  • Read whole libraries of books and magazines on your HTC One
  • Extend your HTC One with new Google Play™ apps
  • Save power to keep your HTC One running longer

Sample Content

Table of Contents

Prologue

Getting to Know Your HTC One 1

    Your HTC One’s External Features .................................................... 2

        Front ..................................................................................................... 2

        Back ...................................................................................................... 4

        Top ........................................................................................................ 5

        Bottom ................................................................................................. 5

    First-Time Setup ...................................................................................... 6

    Fundamentals of Android 4.1.2 and HTC Sense UI ..................16

        The Lock Screen .............................................................................16

        BlinkFeed ..........................................................................................17

        The Home Screen(s)......................................................................19

        Using Your Touchscreen ..............................................................24

        Using Your Keyboard ....................................................................27

        Editing Text ......................................................................................33

        Menus ................................................................................................34

        Switching Between Apps............................................................35

    Installing Synchronization Software .............................................36

        Installing Google Music Manager (Apple Mac) ..................36

        Installing Google Music Manager (Windows) .....................38

        Configuring Music Manager (Windows and Apple Mac)........39

1 Connecting to Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and VPNs 45

    Connecting to Bluetooth Devices..................................................45

        Pairing with a New Bluetooth Device ....................................46

        Changing Bluetooth Settings ...................................................48

        Changing Bluetooth Device Options .....................................49

    Wi-Fi ..........................................................................................................50

        Connecting to Wi-Fi ......................................................................50

        Wi-Fi Network Options ................................................................53

        Advanced Wi-Fi Options .............................................................54

    Wi-Fi Direct .............................................................................................59

        Setting Up Wi-Fi Direct ................................................................59

        Using Wi-Fi Direct (the Official Way) .......................................60

        Wi-Fi Direct (Using the WiFi Shoot App) ...............................62

    Near Field Communications (NFC) ................................................63

        Enabling NFC and Android Beam ............................................63

        Using Android Beam ....................................................................64

    Cellular Networks and Wi-Fi Calling ..............................................67

        Changing Mobile Settings .........................................................67

        Changing Wi-Fi Calling Settings ...............................................70

    Virtual Private Networks (VPN) .......................................................71

        Adding a VPN Profile ....................................................................72

        Connecting to a VPN ....................................................................74

    Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot ..........................................................................78

        Starting Your Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot ........................................79

2 Customizing Your HTC One 87

    Change Your Wallpaper .....................................................................87

        Wallpaper from Gallery Pictures ..............................................89

        Live Wallpaper ................................................................................90

        HTC Wallpaper ................................................................................91

    Changing Your Keyboard ..................................................................91

    Adding Widgets to Your Home Screens ......................................93

        Adding a Widget ............................................................................94

        Edit or Move a Widget .................................................................96

    System Language ................................................................................97

    Accessibility Settings ..........................................................................98

    Sound Settings................................................................................... 102

    Display, Gestures, and Buttons Settings ................................... 104

    Kid Mode .............................................................................................. 107

        First-Time Setup .......................................................................... 107

        Further Kid Mode Configuration .......................................... 111

3 Browsing the Web 115

    Navigating with Chrome ................................................................ 115

        Web Page Options...................................................................... 117

        Browser Tricks .............................................................................. 118

    Browsing with Bookmarks and Other Devices ...................... 119

        Browse with Bookmarks........................................................... 120

        Create a Bookmark ..................................................................... 121

        Create a New Bookmarks Folder ........................................... 122

        Browse with the Most Visited Sites List .............................. 123

        Browse with the Other Devices List ..................................... 124

    Managing Multiple Tabs ................................................................. 125

    Customizing Browser Settings ..................................................... 126

4 Email 135

    Gmail ..................................................................................................... 135

        Adding a Google Account ....................................................... 136

        Navigating the Gmail App ...................................................... 138

        Composing Gmail Email........................................................... 140

        Reading Gmail Email ................................................................. 142

        Gmail Settings ............................................................................. 145

    Email Application .............................................................................. 150

        Adding a Work Email Account ............................................... 150

        Adding a New POP3 or IMAP Account ............................... 155

    Working with the Mail App ........................................................... 158

        Navigating the Mail Application ........................................... 158

        Composing Email ....................................................................... 159

        Reading Email .............................................................................. 162

        Mail App Settings ....................................................................... 165

5 Google Now and Navigation 171

    Google Now ........................................................................................ 171

        Setting Up Google Now ........................................................... 173

    Google Maps....................................................................................... 177

        Get Directions .............................................................................. 179

        Google Maps Settings .............................................................. 181

        Google Maps Offers ................................................................... 183

    Navigation with the Car App ........................................................ 184

6 Working with Date, Time, and Calendar 189

    Setting the Date and Time............................................................. 190

    Using the Clock App ........................................................................ 192

        Navigate the Clock App ........................................................... 192

        Set and Manage Alarms ........................................................... 193

        Use the World Clock .................................................................. 199

    Using the Calendar App ................................................................. 202

        Navigate the Calendar Main Screen .................................... 202

        Choose Which Calendars and Task Lists to Display ....... 204

        Change Calendar Settings ..................................................... 206

        Add a New Event ........................................................................ 208

        Respond to a Google Event Invitation ................................ 213

        Respond to a Corporate Event Invitation .......................... 216

        Propose a New Time for an Event......................................... 220

        View Your Agenda ...................................................................... 220

        Use Quick Responses ................................................................ 221

    Online Element: Tracking Your Tasks

7 Contacts 225

    Adding Accounts ............................................................................... 225

        Open the Accounts & Sync Screen ....................................... 226

        Add an Exchange ActiveSync Account ............................... 227

        Add a LinkedIn for HTC Sense Account .............................. 230

        Add a Flickr for HTC Sense Account .................................... 232

    Navigating the People App ........................................................... 233

        Browse a Contact’s Data........................................................... 235

        Check a Contact’s Status .......................................................... 240

        Edit a Contact ............................................................................... 240

    Adding and Managing Contacts ................................................. 248

        Add a Contact from an Email ................................................. 248

        Add a Contact Manually .......................................................... 250

        Add a Contact from a vCard ................................................... 251

        Add a Contact Using Near Field Communications ........ 252

        Manage Contacts Settings ...................................................... 253

        Create Contact Groups in the People App ........................ 255

        Change the Members of a Contact Group ........................ 258

        Choose Which Contacts to Display ...................................... 259

        Link and Separate Contact Records ..................................... 260

        Set Up Speed Dial Numbers for Contacts ......................... 263

8 Phone and Instant Messaging 265

    Phone .................................................................................................... 265

        Open and Navigate the Phone App .................................... 266

        Receive a Call ............................................................................... 268

        Handle Missed Calls ................................................................... 270

        Place a Call .................................................................................... 272

        Configure the Phone App ....................................................... 278

    SMS and MMS .................................................................................... 281

        Get to Know the Messaging App ......................................... 281

        Manage Settings for the Messaging App .......................... 282

        Compose Messages ................................................................... 289

        Attach Files to Messages .......................................................... 291

9 Audio, Video, Photos, and Movies 293

    Enjoying Music with the Music App .......................................... 293

        Open and Navigate the Music App ..................................... 294

        Control Playback ......................................................................... 296

        Create Playlists ............................................................................ 300

        Choose Settings for the Music App ..................................... 304

    Enjoying Music with Google Music ............................................ 305

        Load Music for the Play Music App to Play ....................... 306

        Use the Music Application ...................................................... 311

        Work and Listen to Music ........................................................ 317

        Work with Playlists ..................................................................... 318

        Listen to Music with No Wireless Coverage ...................... 321

    Playing and Sharing Videos ........................................................... 323

        Trim a Video ................................................................................. 326

        Share Videos ................................................................................. 327

        Delete Videos ............................................................................... 331

    Taking Photos and Videos with the Camera App.................. 331

        Take Photos................................................................................... 331

        Take Zoe Photos .......................................................................... 338

        Change Camera Settings ......................................................... 340

        View Your Photos and Zoe Photos ....................................... 344

        Record Videos with the Camera App .................................. 346

    Enjoying Videos with the YouTube App ................................... 347

        Meet the YouTube Main Screen ............................................ 348

        Play a Video ................................................................................... 349

        Change YouTube Settings ....................................................... 350

        Upload a Video to YouTube from the YouTube App ...... 353

10 Books and Magazines 355

    Reading Books with Play Books and Kindle ............................ 355

        Open the Play Books App and Meet Your Library .......... 356

        Get Books from the Play Store ............................................... 358

        Read Books with the Play Books App ................................. 362

        Choose Options for the Play Books App ............................ 364

        Delete a Book from Your Play Books Library .................... 367

        Install the Kindle App................................................................ 368

    Reading Magazines with Play Magazines ................................ 375

        Open the Play Magazines App and Choose Your Magazines.... 375

        Read a Magazine with the Play Magazines App ............. 378

        Choose Options for the Play Magazines App .................. 379

11 Working with Android Apps 381

    Configuring Google Wallet ............................................................ 382

    Navigating Google Play .................................................................. 383

        Download Free Apps ................................................................. 385

        Buy Apps ........................................................................................ 387

        Manage Apps ............................................................................... 389

        Manage Google Play Settings ................................................ 392

    Keeping Apps Up to Date .............................................................. 394

12 Maintaining and Troubleshooting Your HTC One 397

    Updating Android ............................................................................. 397

    Optimizing the Battery ................................................................... 400

        Looking After the Battery ........................................................ 400

        Seeing What Is Using the Battery ......................................... 402

        Choosing Power-Saving Options .......................................... 404

    Applications and Memory ............................................................. 405

    Reining In Your Data Usage ........................................................... 408

    Caring for the Exterior of Your HTC One ................................... 412

    Getting Help with Your HTC One ................................................ 412

Online Element: Use Your HTC One as a Remote Control

TOC, 9780789752628, 11/15/2013

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