Your full-color guide to all the things you need to know about your Android phone Congratulations on your new phone, and welcome to the world of Android! Whether you're an old hat looking to make sense of a new model or a newbie who's too afraid to even take it out of the box, this fun and friendly guide arms you with the knowledge to make your Android phone your minion. Written by popular and bestselling author Dan Gookin, this new edition of Android Phones For Dummies makes it easy to set up and configure your phone, get up and running with texting and emailing, access the Internet, maps, and camera, navigate with GPS, synch with a PC, and so much more. Approaching all the features of Android phones from the perspective of someone who's either new to technology or wary of working with a new device, this hands-on guide walks you through the basics and moves on to help you tackle more advances features, like dialing tricks to forward calls, working with predictive text, accessing special characters, manipulating the touch screen, and using a USB connection to synchronize your stuff. -Set up your phone, get connected, and start browsing -Shoot photos and videos, play games, and listen to music -Keep in touch using email, texting, and social media -Get the scoop on Google Voice typing If you want to learn the ins and outs of your new Android phone in order to get things done, you've come to the right place!