My Windows 10 Tablet (includes Content Update Program)

My Windows 10 Tablet (includes Content Update Program) : Covers Windows 10 Tablets including Microsoft Surface Pro

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If you own or are considering a Windows 10 tablet, My Windows (R) 10 Tablet s your must-have companion. This friendly, quick, full-color, 100% practical tutorial walks you through every task you'll want to perform with your new tablet, no matter what brand or model you choose.

In addition, this book is part of Que's Content Update Program. As Microsoft updates features of Windows 10, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. The updates will be delivered to you via a FREE Web Edition of this book, which can be accessed with any Internet connection.

My Windows 10 Tablet is an easy, full-color tutorial on the latest operating system from Microsoft, which covers the following topics:

* Taking advantage of Windows 10's best new features for tablets

* Getting productive fast, and taking control of the new Windows 10 interface and Start menu

* Securely connecting your Windows 10 tablet and using it safely in mobile environments

* Browsing the Web more quickly and reliably with the new Edge browser

* Connecting your tablet to your phone, other PCs, and other devices

* Making the most of the Cortana personal digital assistant

* Working with Windows 10-compatible Microsoft Office apps

* Using Continuum to work seamlessly on both tablets and other Windows devices

* Updating, maintaining, and troubleshooting your tablet

* Saving time and using your tablet to enhance your daily life

Every task is presented step-by-step, using carefully annotated, colorful screenshots, all numbered so there's no chance of getting lost or confused. Everything's clearly organized in modular, self-contained chapters designed to help you get started quickly. Throughout, the book is packed with helpful tips, lists, and quick solutions to the problems you're most likely to encounter.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 155 x 230 x 20mm | 812g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • Annotated ed
  • 0789755459
  • 9780789755452
  • 1,250,033

Table of contents

Introduction 1

What You'll Find Inside

Why You'll Love My Windows 10 Tablet

What You'll Find in the Book

Go Deeper

Chapter 1 An Introduction to Windows 10

Windows 10 Basics

The Start Menu

Task View

Typing in Windows 10

Handwriting in Windows 10

Tablet Mode

Storage Settings

Battery Saver

Viewing Notifications

Changing Quick Actions

Additional Settings

Screen Brightness and Rotation Lock

Shutting Down, Sleeping, and Restarting

Sync Settings

Moving On

Chapter 2 Connecting to Networks

Wireless Networking

Connecting to a Wireless Network

Disconnecting from a Network

Forgetting a Wireless Network

Using Airplane Mode

Network Sharing and Discovery

Turning Sharing and Discovery On or Off

Accessing Network Resources

Remoting In to Other Computers

Enabling Connections on the Remote Computer

Connecting to Remote Computers

Chapter 3 Using and Customizing the Start Menu and Taskbar

Locating and Launching Apps

Launching Apps from the Start Menu

Launching Apps from the Taskbar

Searching for Apps

Switching Between Apps

Switching Between Running Apps

Displaying a List of Running Apps

Displaying Two Apps Simultaneously

Using Task View

Creating a Virtual Desktop

Deleting a Virtual Desktop

Switching Desktops

Moving Apps Between Desktops

Organizing the Start Menu and Taskbar

Rearranging Apps on the Start Menu

Naming Start Menu Groups

Changing or Removing a Start Menu Group Name

Rearranging Start Menu Groups

Rearranging Taskbar Buttons

Customizing the Start Menu and Taskbar

Pinning Apps to the Start Menu

Pinning Apps to the Taskbar

Removing Apps from the Start Menu

Removing Buttons from the Taskbar

Removing Apps from the Most Used List

Changing the Start Menu Tile Size

Changing the Taskbar Location

Chapter 4 Security and Windows 10

Securing Your Tablet

Changing Your Password on a Microsoft Account

Changing Your Password on a Local Account

Locking Your Tablet

Signing Out of Your Tablet

Configuring Auto-Lock

Using Picture Passwords

Creating a Picture Password

Changing Your Picture Password

Replaying Your Picture Password

Removing Your Picture Password

Using PINs

Creating a PIN

Changing a PIN

Signing In with a PIN

Using a PIN When a Picture Password Is Set

Using a Fingerprint Reader

Adding a Fingerprint

Removing Fingerprints

Managing User Accounts

Adding a Local Account

Adding a Microsoft Account

Removing a User Account

Changing an Account Type

Setting an Account for Assigned Access

Clearing Assigned Access

Switching Accounts

Changing from a Local Account to a Microsoft Account

Switching to a Local Account

Chapter 5 Using Microsoft Family

Adding and Removing Family Members

Adding a Family Member

Removing a Family Member

Controlling Website Access

Blocking Inappropriate Websites

Explicitly Allowing a Site

Removing an Allowed Site

Explicitly Blocking a Site

Removing a Blocked Site

Responding to Requests

Controlling App Access

Setting Age Restrictions on Windows Store Apps

Blocking Specific Apps

Unblocking an App

Enabling Assigned Access

Disabling Assigned Access

Controlling PC Access

Blocking a Child from Signing In

Unblocking a Child from Signing In

Setting Time and Day Restrictions on Usage

Configuring and Reviewing Reports

Enabling Activity Reporting and Weekly Reports

Reviewing Website Activity

Reviewing App Activity

Reviewing Device Usage

Chapter 6 Backing Up Your Data with File History

Configuring and Starting File History

Starting Your First Backup

Selecting a Different Drive

Excluding Folders

Choosing When Backups Happen

Controlling How Long Backups Are Kept

Restoring Files

Restoring Files to the Original Location

Resolving File Conflicts

Restoring to a Different Location

Cleaning Up Files

Performing a Cleanup

Troubleshooting File History

Viewing File History Event History

Chapter 7 Finding Information on the Internet

Browsing and Searching Websites

Browsing to a Website

Opening a Link in a New Tab

Opening a Link in a New Window

Adding a Favorite

Browsing to a Favorite

Deleting a Favorite

Viewing Browsing History

Saving Websites for Reading Later

Using Reading View

Changing Reading View Options

Searching the Internet

Configuring Edge

Changing the Page Edge Opens With

Clearing Browser Data

Disabling the Pop-Up Blocker

Using Cortana with the Web

Getting Restaurant Directions and Reviews

Reviewing Cortana Search Results

Asking Cortana for More Information

Using Web Notes

Adding Web Notes to a Web Page

Saving Web Notes to OneNote

Saving a Web Note to Favorites or Reading List

Chapter 8 Using Cortana

Configuring Cortana

Enabling Cortana

Changing Your Name

Adjusting Cortana Settings

Using the Notebook

Changing Category Settings

Turning Off a Category's Cards

Turning On a Category's Cards

Searching with Cortana

Searching Your Tablet

Searching the Web

Using Reminders

Setting a Reminder for a Specific Time

Setting a Place Reminder

Setting a People Reminder

Chapter 9 Connecting with People

Working with Contacts

Adding Contacts from the Cloud

Changing Contact Sort Order

Filtering Your Contacts

Linking Contacts

Unlinking Contacts

Creating a New Contact

Deleting a Contact

Removing All Contacts from a Service

Editing a Contact

Sharing Contact Information

Sharing a Contact

Accepting a Shared Contact

Chapter 10 Using Mail

Adding and Managing Email Accounts

Adding a Microsoft Account

Adding an Exchange or Office 365 Account

Adding a Google Account

Adding an iCloud Account

Adding a POP or IMAP Account

Setting When and How Much Email Is Downloaded

Removing an Account

Reading and Organizing Email

Reading an Email

Viewing or Saving Email Attachments

Deleting Email Messages

Undeleting Email Messages

Composing and Sending Email

Creating a New Email Message

Replying to Email

Formatting Text in an Email

Attaching Files to a Email

Setting Mail Options

Setting a Background Picture

Setting Reading Options

Configuring Quick Actions

Sending Automatic Replies

Configuring Notifications

Using an Email Signature

Chapter 11 Using Calendar

Connecting Calendars

Adding an Calendar

Adding a Google (Gmail) Calendar

Adding an iCloud Calendar

Viewing Calendars

Hiding a Calendar

Changing a Calendar's Display Color

Viewing Events

Working with Events

Adding a Basic Event

Quickly Creating an Event

Adding a Recurring Event

Setting Reminders

Specifying an Event Status

Creating a Private Event

Editing an Event

Deleting an Event

Calendar Settings

Changing the First Day of the Week

Changing Days in Your Work Week

Changing Working Hours

Chapter 12 Keeping Up to Date with News

Reading the News

Reading an Article

Sharing News

Reading Local News

Watching Videos

Adding and Removing News Interests

Adding or Removing Included News Interests

Adding a Custom News Interest

Chapter 13 HomeGroups and OneDrive

Using HomeGroups

Creating a HomeGroup

Joining a HomeGroup

Leaving a HomeGroup

Accessing Shared Files

Using OneDrive

Syncing Folders with OneDrive

Accessing Your Files Remotely

Sharing Files

Chapter 14 Discovering and Playing Music

Managing Your Music Library

Adding a Folder to Your Collection

Controlling Album Art and Metadata

Deleting Music from Your Collection

Browsing Your Music Collection

Browsing Albums

Browsing Artists

Browsing Songs

Searching for Music

Using Groove Music Pass

Purchasing a Groove Music Pass Subscription

Automatically Downloading Groove Music Pass Music

Downloading Groove Music Pass Music

Music Playlists

Adding Songs to the Now Playing Playlist

Creating a Playlist

Adding Songs to a Playlist

Editing a Playlist

Renaming a Playlist

Deleting a Playlist

Seeing What's Playing

Shuffling or Repeating Songs in a Playlist

Using Radio

Creating a Radio Station

Playing a Radio Station

Deleting a Radio Station

Chapter 15 Watching Video

Managing Videos

Adding Videos to the Movies & TV App

Exploring, Buying, and Renting Videos

Browsing Movies and TV Shows

Renting Movies

Buying Movies

Buying TV Shows

Playing Videos

Playing Videos on Your Tablet

Chapter 16 Using Photos

Viewing Pictures and Video

Browsing Pictures

Watching a Slide Show

Watching Video

Deleting Pictures

Using a Picture as Your Lock Screen

Editing Pictures and Video

Rotating Pictures

Automatically Enhancing Pictures

Cropping a Picture

Removing Red Eye

Retouching a Photo

Using Filters

Adjusting Lighting

Adjusting Color

Applying a Vignette Effect

Using Selective Focus

Trimming a Video

Chapter 17 Using Maps

Exploring Maps

Viewing and Zooming

Changing the Units of Measurement

Changing the Map Style

Exploring in 3D

Showing Traffic

Searching Maps

Searching for a Place

Adding Favorites

Editing or Deleting a Favorite

Getting Directions

Getting Directions

Updating Maps and Using Offline Maps

Updating Maps

Downloading Maps

Chapter 18 Creating Documents with Microsoft Word Mobile

Creating, Opening, and Saving Documents

Creating a New Blank Document

Creating a Document from a Template

Saving Documents

Opening Documents

Managing Recent Documents

Formatting Text

Formatting Text

Formatting Text Using Styles

Adding and Formatting Pictures

Adding a Picture

Applying a Picture Style

Positioning a Picture

Rotating a Picture

Cropping a Picture

Sharing Documents

Inviting Others to a Document

Getting Sharing Links to a Document

Sharing a Document Using Email

Reading in Word Mobile

Using Read View

Using Insights

Chapter 19 Crunching Numbers with Microsoft Excel Mobile

Creating, Opening, and Saving Workbooks

Creating a Workbook

Opening Workbooks

Saving Workbooks

Entering Data

Adding Data

Resizing a Column

Changing Data Formatting

Adding a Table

Working with Sheets

Creating Sheets

Renaming Sheets

Coloring Sheets

Organizing Sheets

Deleting Sheets

Creating Formulas

Directly Entering a Formula

Using the Formulas Toolbar

Sharing Workbooks

Chapter 20 Presenting with Microsoft PowerPoint Mobile

Creating, Opening, and Saving Presentations

Creating a Presentation

Opening a Presentation

Saving a Presentation

Creating Slides and Content

Adding a New Slide

Changing a Slide's Layout

Adding and Formatting Text

Inserting and Formatting Pictures

Using SmartArt

Inserting SmartArt

Editing SmartArt Text

Formatting SmartArt

Presenting with PowerPoint Mobile

Adding Transitions

Using Slide Show

Chapter 21 Organizing Notes with Microsoft OneNote

Working with Notebooks

Creating a Notebook

Switching, Opening, and Closing Notebooks

Creating and Organizing Sections

Creating a Section

Changing a Section's Color

Renaming a Section

Changing the Order of Sections

Deleting a Section

Creating and Editing Pages

Creating a Page

Creating a Subpage

Promoting a Subpage

Renaming a Page

Changing the Order of Pages

Deleting a Page

Adding Text to a Page

Adding Pictures to a Page

Adding Files to a Page

Drawing on a Page

Chapter 22 Enhancing Windows with Apps

Browsing the Store

Browsing Categories

Exploring Apps

Searching for Apps

Installing and Uninstalling Apps

Installing Apps

Uninstalling Apps

Reinstalling Purchased Apps

Updating Apps

Installing Updates

Chapter 23 Updating and Troubleshooting Windows 10

Updating with Windows Update

Checking for and Installing Updates Manually

Turning Off Forced Restarts After Updates

Troubleshooting Windows 10

Resetting and Keeping Your Files

Resetting and Deleting Your Files

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About Jim Cheshire

Jim Cheshire has been using Microsoft software for decades. He has worked for Microsoft for almost 20 years and currently works in the cloud computing world of Azure. He has written more than a dozen books on technology.
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