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My Windows 10 Tablet (Includes Content Update Program)

Covers Windows 10 Tablets Including Microsoft Surface Pro

By Jim Cheshire

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Format: Paperback, 512 pages, Annotated edition Edition
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United States, 01 October 2015
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. How to access the web edition: Follow the instructions in the book to learn how to register your book to access the FREE Web Edition.

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 Outlook.com 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 9780789755452 TOC 9/1/2015

About the Author

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. When not working, you'll usually find Jim spending time with his wife and two children or bass fishing with his son. You can contact Jim at cheshire@outlook.com.

EAN: 9780789755452
ISBN: 0789755459
Publisher: Que
Dimensions: 22.8 x 16.4 x 2.3 centimetres (0.81 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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