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  • Copyright 2016
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Pages: 544
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-5820-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-5820-0

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to Samsung Galaxy Note 5 images that show you exactly what to do

Help when you run into Samsung Galaxy Note 5 problems or limitations

Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your Samsung Galaxy Note 5 working just the way you want. Learn how to

  • Make the most of Galaxy Note 5’s powerful hardware–from S Pen to sensors
  • Connect the right way at the right time, with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, VPNs, NFC, and beaming
  • Transform your Galaxy Note 5 into a Wi-Fi hotspot others can share
  • Access websites fast and sync bookmarks across all your devices
  • Customize your wallpaper, keyboard, sound, display, and language
  • Efficiently manage your life: messages, contacts, meetings, and more
  • Use GPS and Google Maps to find any destination and never get lost
  • Get the exact information you need right now, with Google Now
  • Play, sync, and manage media–from music to YouTube videos
  • Store your music collection in the Cloud, so you can listen anywhere
  • Make plans faster by adding participants to calls in progress
  • Automatically reject calls you don’t want
  • Read ebooks and magazines with Google Play or the Amazon Kindle app
  • Find the best new apps and games on Google Play–even great freebies
  • Keep your Galaxy Note 5 up-to-date, reliable, and secure
  • Stay up-to-date seamlessly by using your Galaxy Note 5 with your Android Wear Smartwatch

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Table of Contents

Prologue: Getting to Know Your Galaxy Note 5 3

    Your Galaxy Note 5’s External Features ......................................................3

        Front ...................................................................................................................................4

        Back ....................................................................................................................................5

        Top .......................................................................................................................................6

        Bottom .............................................................................................................................6

    S Pen...........................................................................................................................................7

        Getting to Know the S Pen ............................................................................7

        Air Command ............................................................................................................8

        Air View ........................................................................................................................11

        Gestures and Motions .....................................................................................13

    First-Time Setup ............................................................................................................15

    Fundamentals of Android 5.1.1 and TouchWiz.................................27

        The Lock Screen ...................................................................................................27

        The Home Screen(s) ..........................................................................................29

        Work with Notifications .................................................................................31

        Create App Shortcuts ......................................................................................32

        Create App Folders ............................................................................................33

        Use the Touchscreen ........................................................................................34

        Use the Keyboard ................................................................................................34

        Dictation—Speak Instead of Type .......................................................39

        Edit Text .......................................................................................................................40

        Keyboard Tricks .....................................................................................................42

        Menus ............................................................................................................................42

        Switch Between Apps .....................................................................................43

        Run Multiple Apps on the Screen at the Same Time ..........44

Chapter 1: Working with Different Networks, NFC, and Contactless Payments 51

    Connecting to Bluetooth Devices ................................................................51

        Pair with a New Bluetooth Device .......................................................52

        Change Bluetooth Device Options .....................................................55

    Wi-Fi .........................................................................................................................................56

        Connect to Wi-Fi ...................................................................................................57

        Configure Wi-Fi Network Options ........................................................60

        Configure Advanced Wi-Fi Options ....................................................61

    Wi-Fi Direct ........................................................................................................................63

        Send a File Using Wi-Fi Direct ..................................................................64

        Receive a File Using Wi-Fi Direct ...........................................................64

    Near Field Communications (NFC) ..............................................................65

        Enable NFC and Android Beam ..............................................................65

        Use Android Beam to Send Links to Content ............................67

        Use Android Beam to Send Real Files ...............................................68

    Cellular Networks ........................................................................................................70

        Change Mobile Settings ...............................................................................70

    Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) .....................................................................72

        Add a VPN ..................................................................................................................73

        Connect to a VPN ................................................................................................74

    Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot ...............................................................................................77

        Start Your Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot ............................................................77

        Limit Who Can Connect ................................................................................80

    Contactless Payments .............................................................................................81

        Set Up Android Pay ...........................................................................................81

        Set Up Samsung Pay ........................................................................................82

        Choose Android Pay or Samsung Pay ..............................................85

        Using Android Pay ..............................................................................................86

        Using Samsung Pay ...........................................................................................86

Chapter 2: Customizing Your Galaxy Note 5 89

    Changing Your Wallpaper ....................................................................................89

        Set Up Wallpaper from Gallery Pictures .........................................91

        Set Up Live Wallpaper .....................................................................................92

        Set Up Wallpaper .................................................................................................93

    Changing Your Keyboard .....................................................................................93

    Adding Widgets to Your Home Screens ..................................................95

        Add a Widget ..........................................................................................................96

        Remove and Move a Widget .....................................................................98

    Setting the Language ..............................................................................................98

    Changing Accessibility Settings ................................................................. 100

        Vision .......................................................................................................................... 102

        Hearing ..................................................................................................................... 104

        Dexterity and Interaction ........................................................................ 105

        Direct Access ....................................................................................................... 106

        Notification Reminder ................................................................................ 107

        Answering/Ending Calls ............................................................................ 107

        Manage Accessibility ................................................................................... 108

    Adjusting Sound and Notifications Settings .................................. 108

        Ringtones and Sounds ............................................................................... 110

        Vibrations ............................................................................................................... 111

        Sound Quality and Effects....................................................................... 113

        Do Not Disturb .................................................................................................. 113

    Modifying Display Settings ............................................................................ 114

        Easy Home Screen Mode ......................................................................... 117

        Privacy And Safety ......................................................................................... 118

        Themes ..................................................................................................................... 122

        Lock Screen and Security ......................................................................... 124

Chapter 3: Browsing the Web 133

    Navigating with Chrome .................................................................................. 133

        Go to a Web Page by Typing Its Address ................................... 134

        Web Page Options.......................................................................................... 136

        Browser Tricks ..................................................................................................... 139

    Using Bookmarks, Recent Tabs, and History ................................... 139

        Manage Bookmarks ...................................................................................... 140

        Create a Bookmark ........................................................................................ 141

        Go to a Web Page Using the Recent Tabs List ....................... 141

        Go to a Web Page Using Your History .......................................... 142

    Browsing with Multiple Tabs ......................................................................... 144

        Open a New Tab ............................................................................................... 145

        Browse with Multiple Tabs Using the Recents Screen .......146

        Browse with Multiple Tabs Within Chrome ............................. 147

    Browsing in Secret with Incognito Tabs.............................................. 149

    Customizing Browser Settings .................................................................... 151

        Choose Sync Settings .................................................................................. 151

        Choose Basics Settings .............................................................................. 153

        Choose Advanced Settings .................................................................... 156

Chapter 4: Email and Text Messages 165

    Gmail ................................................................................................................................... 165

        Add a Google Account ............................................................................... 166

        Add a POP3/IMAP Account .................................................................... 168

        Navigate the Gmail App ........................................................................... 172

        Compose an Email ......................................................................................... 174

        Read an Email ..................................................................................................... 176

        Customize Gmail App Settings ........................................................... 180

    Email Application .................................................................................................... 186

        Add a Work Email Account ..................................................................... 186

        Add a New POP3 or IMAP Account ................................................. 189

    Working with the Email App ......................................................................... 193

        Navigate the Email Application ......................................................... 193

        Compose an Email ......................................................................................... 194

        Add Attachments to a Message......................................................... 195

        Read Email ............................................................................................................. 196

        Change Email App Settings ................................................................... 198

    SMS and MMS ............................................................................................................. 204

        Get to Know the Messages App ........................................................ 205

        Manage Settings for the Messages App .................................... 206

        Compose Messages ...................................................................................... 210

        Attach Files to Messages .......................................................................... 212

        Receive Messages ........................................................................................... 213

Chapter 5: Google Now and Navigation 217

    Google Now ................................................................................................................. 217

        Set Up Google Now ...................................................................................... 219

    Google Maps ............................................................................................................... 222

        Get Directions .................................................................................................... 224

        Configure Google Maps Settings ..................................................... 226

        Use Offline Google Maps ......................................................................... 227

Chapter 6: Working with Date, Time, and S Planner 231

    Setting the Date and Time .............................................................................. 231

    Clock Application .................................................................................................... 233

        Navigate the Clock Application ......................................................... 233

        Manage Alarms ................................................................................................. 234

        Use the World Clock...................................................................................... 237

    Using the S Planner Calendaring Application ............................... 239

        Navigate the S Planner Main Screen ............................................. 239

        Choose Which Calendars and Task Lists to View ................ 241

        Change S Planner Settings ..................................................................... 242

        Add a New Event ............................................................................................. 245

        Respond to a Google Event Invitation ......................................... 249

        Respond to an Event Invitation in the Email App ............. 250

        Add a Task .............................................................................................................. 251

Chapter 7: Contacts 255

    Adding Accounts ..................................................................................................... 255

    Navigating Contacts ............................................................................................. 260

        Edit a Contact ..................................................................................................... 262

        Add a Contact Photo ................................................................................... 264

    Adding and Managing Contacts ............................................................... 267

        Add a Contact from an Email ............................................................... 267

        Add a Contact Manually ........................................................................... 269

        Add a Contact from a vCard .................................................................. 270

        Add a Contact Using Near Field Communications ........... 271

        Manage Contacts Settings...................................................................... 272

        Create Contact Groups ............................................................................... 274

        Change the Contacts in a Contacts Group .............................. 275

        Choose Which Contacts to Display ................................................. 276

        Link and Unlink Contacts ......................................................................... 278

    Adding a Contact to Your Home Screen ............................................ 279

Chapter 8: Making and Receiving Calls 283

    Getting to Know the Phone App .............................................................. 283

        Open and Navigate the Phone App ............................................... 284

        Call Log ..................................................................................................................... 285

        Favorites .................................................................................................................. 286

        Contacts ................................................................................................................... 286

    Receiving a Call ......................................................................................................... 287

        Accept a Call ........................................................................................................ 288

        Reject a Call .......................................................................................................... 289

        Reject a Call and Send a Text Message ........................................ 290

        Handle Missed Calls ...................................................................................... 291

    Making Calls ................................................................................................................. 292

        Dial Using Your Voice ................................................................................... 292

        Make Conference Calls ............................................................................... 293

    Configuring the Phone App .......................................................................... 295

Chapter 9: Audio, Video, Photos, and Movies 301

    Enjoying Music with the Music Application.................................... 301

        Find Music .............................................................................................................. 302

        Purchase Music ................................................................................................. 303

        Add Your Existing Music to Google Music ................................ 304

        Use the Music Application ...................................................................... 306

        Work and Listen to Music ........................................................................ 312

        Work with Playlists ......................................................................................... 313

        Listen to Music with No Wireless Coverage ............................ 317

        Use the Equalizer and Effects ............................................................... 318

    Playing and Sharing Videos ........................................................................... 321

        Share Videos ........................................................................................................ 325

        Delete Videos ...................................................................................................... 328

    Taking Photos and Videos with the Camera App ....................... 329

        Take Photos .......................................................................................................... 329

        Zoom In and Out ............................................................................................. 330

        Apply Effects to Photos ............................................................................. 333

        Change Key Camera Settings ............................................................... 335

        Choose Settings on the Camera Settings Screen .............. 336

        View the Photos You Take ........................................................................ 341

        Record Videos with the Camera App ............................................ 343

    Enjoying Videos with the YouTube App .............................................. 344

        Meet the YouTube Main Screen ......................................................... 344

        Play a Video .......................................................................................................... 345

        Change YouTube Settings ....................................................................... 346

Chapter 10: Books, Newspapers, and Magazines 353

    Reading Books with Play Books and Kindle .................................... 353

        Open the Play Books App and Meet Your Library ............. 354

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

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

        Configure Display Options for the Play Books App ......... 364

        Choose Options for the Play Books App .................................... 366

        Remove or Delete a Book from Your Play Books Library ............................................................................................... 369

        Install the Kindle App .................................................................................. 370

        Reading Newspapers and Magazines with Play Newsstand ............................................................................................................. 379

        Open the Play Newsstand App and Choose Your Topics ..................................................................................................... 379

        Read News with the Read Now Feature ..................................... 382

        Build Your Newsstand Library .............................................................. 383

        Choose Options for the Play Newsstand App ....................... 384

Chapter 11: Working with Android Apps 387

    Configuring Google Wallet ............................................................................. 387

    Navigating Google Play ..................................................................................... 389

        Download Free Apps ................................................................................... 390

        Buy Apps ................................................................................................................. 393

        Manage Apps ...................................................................................................... 395

        Manage Google Play Settings ............................................................. 398

    Keeping Apps Up to Date ................................................................................ 402

Chapter 12: Using Your Samsung Galaxy Note 5 with an Android Wear Smartwatch 405

    Setting Up Your Android Wear Watch ................................................... 405

    Choosing Settings for Your Android Wear Watch ...................... 408

        Navigate the Android Wear App ....................................................... 409

    Using Your Android Wear Watch ................................................................ 419

        Navigate Your Watch .................................................................................... 420

        Use Your Watch and Run Watch Apps .......................................... 424

        Use Watch Functions and Watch Apps ........................................ 425

Chapter 13: Maintaining Your Galaxy Note 5 and Solving Problems 435

    Updating Android ................................................................................................... 435

    Optimizing the Battery ....................................................................................... 438

        Take Care of the Battery ............................................................................ 439

        Monitor Battery Use ...................................................................................... 440

        Configure and Use Power Saving Mode .................................... 443

        Use Ultra Power Saving Mode ............................................................. 445

    Manage Apps and Memory ........................................................................... 449

        Close One or More Apps from the Recent Apps List ...... 449

        Force an App or a Service to Close ................................................. 450

    Reining in Your Data Usage ............................................................................ 452

    Caring for the Galaxy Note 5’s Exterior ................................................ 455

    Getting Help with Your Galaxy Note 5 ................................................. 455

Chapter 14: Using S Health 457

    Performing Initial Setup .................................................................................... 458

    Customizing the S Health Dashboard .................................................. 461

        Add Goals to the Dashboard ................................................................ 461

        Set Up the Dashboard with the Trackers and Programs You Need ............................................................................... 466

    Configuring S Health to Suit Your Needs ........................................... 469

        Set Your Profile .................................................................................................. 470

        Choose Settings for S Health ................................................................ 471

    Tracking Your Activities ...................................................................................... 479

        Work Toward Your Goals ........................................................................... 479

        Monitor Your Vital Signs ............................................................................ 488

        Track a Workout ................................................................................................ 490

TOC, 9780789758200, 11/19/2015

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