Android Smartphones For Seniors For Dummies

  • 3h 35m
  • Marsha Collier
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2021

The quickest and easiest way to outsmart your Android smartphone

Android smartphones, like the Samsung Galaxy and Google Pixel models, offer great ways to simplify and enhance your life. From easy ways to stay in touch with your friends and family to helpful reminders for everyday tasks, Android phones can keep you connected and current at all times. Sometimes, though, the learning curve can seem a little steep.

But it doesn’t have to! Android Phones For Seniors For Dummies is your one-stop guide to discovering the essentials on how to take charge of your Android-powered phone. It skips the techspeak and confusing jargon to deliver key information in a straightforward and reader-friendly way.

With this book, you’ll learn to:

  • Navigate your way around your smartphone so you can easily open and close apps, access info, and see photos
  • Read your email and messages so you can stay in touch with the important people in your life
  • Secure your phone so you can be assured that you, and only you, can access the sensitive data on it

Printed using larger-print type and accompanied by full-color pictures that show you how to apply the step-by-step instructions, this easy handbook is the only resource you’ll need to make the most of your Android phone.

About the Author

Marsha Collier (Los Angeles, CA) is one of the top-selling For Dummies authors of all time with her books on eBay, social selling, and social media platforms adding up to well over a million copies in print. Marsha is a recognized social influencer as well, regularly making top influencer lists in the business and tech categories.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Why Android? What’s the Deal?
  • Buying Your Android Smartphone and Accessories
  • Activating and Connecting Your Phone
  • Safety First—Making Your New Phone Private
  • Personalizing Your Handset
  • Android Typing Tricks with Google’s Gboard
  • Handling Notifications and Google Assistant
  • Chatting via Voice or Video
  • Keeping Track of Friends and Appointments
  • Texting with Poise and Character
  • Managing Email with the Gmail App
  • Choosing and Using a Smartphone Camera
  • Preinstalled Tools You Want to Use
  • Google Mobile Services Apps for Android
  • Apps You Might Like in Google Play Store
  • Marsha’s MUST-DO Things for Your Phone
  • Android 12 and Beyond—The OS Evolution


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