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Step-by-step instructions with callouts to HTC EVO (TM) 3D photos that show you exactly what to doHelp when you run into problems or limitations with your HTC EVO 3DTips and Notes to help you get the most from your HTC EVO 3D, the Android OS, and the 4G service Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your HTC EVO (TM) 3D working just the way you want. Learn how to:* Quickly get comfortable with EVO 3D, glasses-free 3D, and the Android OS* Customize your EVO 3D's hardware and software* Play music and videos, and sync media with your computer* Capture stunning 3D and 2D photos and video* Connect to Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and secure VPNs* Communicate, manage, and synchronize contacts and appointments* Capture, store, view, and share photos with both EVO 3D cameras* Set up and maximize Gmail, POP3, and IMAP email accounts* Optimize your web browsing experience* Configure the phone application and Google Voice* Efficiently manage all your calls, contacts, and messages* Video chat with EVO 3D's front-facing camera* Find, choose, install, and work with new Android apps* Squeeze out more hours of battery life* Properly maintain and troubleshoot your EVO 3D* Keep your HTC EVO 3D up-to-date and running smoothly
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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 17.78mm | 635.03g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • 0789749092
  • 9780789749093

Table of contents

1 Getting to Know Your EVO 3D 3Your EVO 3D's External Features 3Fundamentals of Android 7The Unlock Screen 7The Home Screen 8Using Your EVO 3D's Touchscreen 11Using Your EVO 3D's Keyboard 12Swype Keyboard 16Editing Text 17Starting Applications and Application Groups 18Menus 20Installing Synchronization Software 21Installing doubleTwist on Windows 21Installing doubleTwist on Mac OSX 22Creating a doubleTwist Account 222 Using the Phone and Google Voice 25Getting to Know the Phone Application 26Receiving a Call 28Handling Missed Calls 28Placing a Call 30Dialing from a Contact Entry 30Dialing Using Your Voice 31Options While on a Call 32Conference Calling 33Configuring the Phone Application 33Call Settings 34Sound Settings 36Google Voice 38Setting Up Google Voice 38Upgrading Google Voice 43Playing Back and Managing Google Voicemails 45Send SMS and Check Your Balance 46Google Voice Settings 473 Managing Contacts 51Exploring the Contacts Application 51Adding Accounts 52Navigating Your People List 58Display Options 59Adding and Managing Contacts 60Adding Contacts Manually 62Exploring Contact Details 63Joining and Separating Contacts 65Joining Contacts Manually 66Separating Contacts 68Organizing Your Contacts 68Adding a Contact to Your Favorites 69Adding a Contact to Your Home Screen 70Sending Contact Information 71Communicating with Contacts 72Importing and Exporting Contacts 734 Audio and Video 77Navigating the Music Application 77Exploring the Music Application 79Accessing More Actions 81Working and Listening to Music 82Managing Playlists 82Creating a New Playlist 83Adding Songs to an Existing Playlist 85Changing the Order of Songs in a Playlist 86Renaming or Deleting Playlists 87Managing Video with the Gallery Application 88Sharing Video Using MMS 91Sharing Video Using Bluetooth 92Sharing Video Using Email or Gmail 93Sharing Video on YouTube 95Deleting Videos 96Editing Videos 97Recording Videos with the Camera Application 98Recording Video 98Changing Video Settings 99Watching TV and Movies 101Sprint TV & Movies 101Blockbuster On Demand Application 103Finding Movies on Blockbuster and Changing Settings 110Renting and Purchasing Movies on Blockbuster 111YouTube 112YouTube Main Screen 112Playing a Video 113Filtering Videos 115Changing YouTube Settings 116Amazon MP3 116Setting Up the Amazon MP3 Application 117Finding Music 119Purchasing Music 120Using doubleTwist to Synchronize Audio and Video 121Running doubleTwist and Mounting Your EVO 3D 122Synchronizing Music by Dragging Files 123Synchronizing Existing Playlists 124Creating Playlist 126Copying Video 1275 Connecting to Bluetooth,Wi-Fi, and VPNs 131Connecting to Bluetooth Devices 131Pairing with a New Bluetooth Device 132Changing Bluetooth Options 134Advanced Bluetooth Settings 136Wi-Fi 137Connecting to Wi-Fi 137Wi-Fi Network Options 139Advanced Wi-Fi Options 140Cellular Network Settings 142Changing Mobile Settings 143Virtual Private Networks (VPN) 145Adding a VPN 145Connecting to a VPN 146Sprint Hotspot 147Starting Your Sprint Hotspot 1476 Emailing 151Gmail 151Adding a Gmail Account 152Composing Gmail Email 158Reading Gmail Email 160Gmail Settings 164Setting Up the Mail Application 165Adding a New Microsoft Exchange Account 166Exchange Account Settings 168Adding a New POP3 or IMAP Account 171Working with the Mail Application 175Using Combined or Separate Inboxes 175Navigating the Main Screen 176Composing Email 178Reading Email 1807 Browsing the Web 183Navigating with the Browser 183Managing Bookmarks 185Using GPS Location 186Managing Multiple Windows Setting Page Options 189Customizing Browser Settings 190Downloading Files 194Reviewing History and Most Viewed Sites 195Most Visited 195History 1968 Text and Multimedia Messaging 199The Messaging Application 199Messaging Application Settings 202Composing Messages 205Attaching Files 208Receiving Messages 209Working with Messages 2129 Date,Time, and Calendar 215Setting the Date and Time 216Navigating the Clock Application 217Managing Alarms 218Adding and Editing an Alarm 219Viewing and Managing Weather 220Modifying Weather Settings 221The Calendar Application 222Navigating the Calendar App 223Adding a New Event or Appointment 224Editing or Deleting an Event 226Responding to Event Reminders 227Calendar Settings 228Responding to an Event Invitation 22910 Capturing, Storing, and Viewing Photos 233Using the Camera 234Changing Photo Settings 236Viewing and Managing Your Photos 238Gallery 238Album Menus 241Managing and Sharing Photos in an Album 242Editing Photos 243Cropping Pictures 245Printing Pictures 246Synchronizing Photos with Your Computer 246Connect as a Disk Drive 247Moving Pictures (Mac OSX) 248Moving Pictures (Windows) 249Working with doubleTwist 251Transfer Photos Using doubleTwist 251Configure doubleTwist Photo Options (Mac OSX) 252Configure doubleTwist Photo Options (Windows) 25311 Enhancing Your EVO 3D with Apps 255Configuring Google Checkout 255Searching for Android Applications 257Finding Great Apps 258Downloading Paid and Free Applications 260Deleting Applications 262Deleting an Application Using Settings 262Deleting an Application Using Market 264Keeping Applications Up to Date 26512 Customizing Your EVO 3D 269Changing Your Wallpaper 269Live Wallpaper 271Wallpaper from Gallery Pictures 272Using Scenes 273Changing the Scene 274Creating Your Own Scene 275Using Skins 276Changing the Lock Screen 278Changing Your Keyboard 279Swype Keyboard 281Trace Keyboard 282Adding Widgets to a Home Screen 283Adding a Widget 283Moving a Widget 285Removing a Widget 286Region and Language 287Accessibility Settings 288Search Settings 28913 Maintaining and Troubleshooting Your EVO 3D 291Updating Android 291Battery Optimizing 293Take Care of the Battery 293Extending Battery Life 293Turn Off Radios 294Dim Screen Brightness 294Turn Off Vibration Settings 296Monitor Power Usage 297Force Stop a Problematic App 298Caring for the EVO 3D's Exterior 300Getting Help with Your EVO 3D 301Index 303
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About Lonzell Watson

Lonzell Watson has been fascinated with technology ever since he disassembled his first Commodore 64 computer in grade school and then attempted to put it back together. He went on to work a 100-mile paper route for an entire year, just to buy his first Apple computer, and he has been writing about technology ever since. After paying his way through college by creating his first mobile computer service and repair company named CompuClean, Lonzell went on to work as an IT consultant for clients including the J. Peterman Company, Time Warner Communications, and Verizon Wireless. Lonzell is the award-winning author of Teach Yourself Visually iPad, for which he won the 2010 International Award of Excellence from the Society for Technical Communication. This work also earned Lonzell the Distinguished Technical Communication award and Best of Show 2010 from the STC. Lonzell was also presented the Award of Excellence for Teach Yourself Visually iPhoto `09 in 2009. He is the author of other popular titles, including Teach Yourself Visually iPad 2,My Samsung Galaxy Tab, Canon VIXIA HD Digital Field Guide, Final Cut Pro 6 for Digital Video Editor's Only, and Teach Yourself Visually Digital Video. Currently, Lonzell teaches Digital Asset Creation to graduate students at Bellevue University and is a freelance technical writer and instructional designer whose courseware has been used to train the CIA, FBI, NASA, and all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. He is a frequent contributor to and is an author for Lonzell's writing has been syndicated, with hundreds of published tutorials and tips that help demystify consumer electronics and software. He holds a master's degree in Instructional Design and Development and is the owner of Creative Intelligence LLC, an instructional design and technical writing company ( Craig James Johnston has been involved with technology since his high school days at Glenwood High in Durban, South Africa, when his school was given some Apple II Europluses. From that moment technology captivated him, and he has owned, supported, evangelized, and written about it. Craig has been involved in designing and supporting large-scale enterprise networks with integrated email and directory services since 1989. He has held many different IT-related positions in his career ranging from sales support engineer to mobile architect for a 40,000-smartphone infrastructure at a large bank. In addition to designing and supporting mobile computing environments, Craig writes about it for BYTE Magazine at and, a leading BlackBerry blog. Craig also cohosts the, BYTE Wireless Radio, and BYTE Apple Radio podcasts. You can see Craig's previously published work in his books Professional BlackBerry, My BlackBerry Curve, My Palm Pre, My Nexus One, My Motorola Atrix 4G, and My BlackBerry PlayBook.
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