Android End User: Android 8.0 Beginner

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Explore the Android universe and discover the many facets of Google's mobile operating system.

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Using Chrome

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    Browsing the web
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Navigation & Setup

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    Managing your user account
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    Using the touch screen
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Navigating & Setting Up

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    Managing your user account
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    Using the touch screen
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Retrieving & Sharing Information

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    Using voice commands
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    Configuring your voice command settings
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Configuring Devices

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    Modifying the connection settings
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COURSES INCLUDED

Using Chrome
The Android 6.0 default browser is Google Chrome, which allows you to view websites and access Google's powerful search engine all in one location. Learn about browsing, saving a website, and configuring Chrome for Android.
4 videos | 17m available Badge

COURSES INCLUDED

Navigation & Setup
Use your Android 7.0 device to the fullest. Explore how to Connect to your Google account, use the touch screen, navigate the Marshmallow interface, customize the display and quick access bar, and use the quick settings window.
6 videos | 32m available Badge
Installing & Managing Apps
From the Google Play Store you can view and download applications from a wide array of categories. Learn about accessing the Play Store, installing and managing applications, and using widgets on your Android 7.0 device.
5 videos | 22m available Badge
Using Email
Get your emails on the go from your Android 7.0 device. Learn how to add an email account, use Gmail, read and send emails, send attachments, find and manage emails, and configure your mailbox and its display settings.
10 videos | 53m available Badge
Managing Contacts
With the Contacts app on Android 7.0 you can add new contacts, edit contacts and remove contacts you no longer need. Learn how to add a contact, navigate the app, manage your contacts, and customize the display.
5 videos | 24m available Badge
Managing Events & Alarms
The Android 7.0 Calendar app allows you to view your upcoming events and navigate easily through upcoming dates. Learn how to work with the Calendar app, including adding events, changing settings, and using the clock.
6 videos | 31m available Badge
Using Chrome
The Android 7.0 default browser is Google Chrome, which allows you to view websites and access Google's powerful search engine all in one location. Learn about browsing, saving a website, and configuring Chrome for Android.
6 videos | 30m available Badge
Using The Camera & Photo Tools
Most Android 7.0 device come with a built-in camera with its own application. Learn how to use the camera, view, organize, edit, and share photos, and create and edit video recordings.
7 videos | 33m available Badge
Listening To Music
Android 7.0 has a music app from which you can play, add and manage your music collection. Learn how to listen to and organize music, as well as navigate and configure Google Play Music.
4 videos | 17m available Badge
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COURSES INCLUDED

Navigating & Setting Up
Navigating and setting up your Android 8 device couldn’t be easier. During this course, you will learn how to create and configure your user account, as well as navigate Android Oreo and create multiple user accounts to share your tablet. Begin by using finger gestures on the touch screen to navigate the interface, access features, and open applications. Then learn how to access the virtual keyboard and type on the touch screen. Observe how to connect and sync your tablet to your Gmail account, get your emails, shop at the Google Play store, install and access Android apps. The course also covers how to personalize your display, change the wallpaper, adjust screen brightness, resize screen text and objects. Finally, you can select tiles and buttons with Quick Settings.
6 videos | 28m available Badge
Installing & Managing Apps
From the Google Play Store you can view and download applications from a wide array of categories. During this course you will discover the Play Store, navigate its interface, and browse the selection of apps available for your Android 8 device. See how to install an application, and how to deinstall it, if needed. Quickly access your app with a shortcut from your home screen. Learn how to pin app icons to your home screen, group the icons, and use the icons to open your applications. The course also covers how to regularly update your apps to maintain their efficiency, survey your active apps with the Open Apps overview, pin app widgets to your home screen, and quickly access a part of the application.
5 videos | 25m available Badge
Using Email
Use emails on the go with your Android 8 device. This course begins by showing you how to connect your Gmail account to your portable Android device; exploring the Gmail interface, navigation bar, and available options. You'll learn how to send and receive emails from the Gmail and contacts applications; how to reply to emails, forward them, and format the text of your emails. Other topics include how to attach image or document files, and how to access and manage your email folders, primary inbox, Spam and Trash. The course also covers how to search for, move, archive, delete emails, as well as how to configure your email inbox.
10 videos | 51m available Badge
Managing Contacts
With the Contacts app on Android 8 you can manage your contacts. Begin by exploring how to add a contact, navigate the app, and customize the display. Learn how to keep track of your contacts and add, edit and delete them on your contacts list. Other topics include how to modify a contact including information such as their name, company, profession and avatar. Explore how to organize your contacts, merge them, create contact groups, add labels, sort contacts by first or last name, and pin them to your home screen. Discover how to customize your contacts view. Finally, share your contacts via Gmail, through OneDrive, and by exports.
6 videos | 33m available Badge
Managing Events & Alarms
The Android 8 Calendar app allows you to view your upcoming events and navigate easily through upcoming dates. Learn how to work with the Calendar app, add events, change settings, and use the clock. You will learn how to add an event, choosing the type of event, it's time and location. Once you've added an event you can go back and modify it if necessary. The videos in this course will explore how to add, edit and delete recurring events, add task reminders, and personal goal sessions to your calendar. You can also personalize your calendar settings, select quick responses, default event duration, and automatic email additions. Finally, you'll learn how to edit, delete, and customize your clock's date, time zone, timer, stop watch, alarms, snooze, brightness, and screen saver.
9 videos | 42m available Badge
Using Chrome on an Android Device
The Android 8 default browser is Google Chrome, which allows you to view websites and access Google's powerful search engine all in one location. During this course you will learn how to familiarize yourself with Chrome's interface and navigation; browse the internet, open links, and zoom in more fluidly with the Android touch screen. Content covers how to access multiple tabs and browse multiple websites simultaneously; open, close, and reorganize your internet activity tabs; download images from the internet; use the find feature. Other topics include how to browse anonymously via the "IN Private" mode; change to desktop view; configure the Chrome environment; modify the search engine, application notifications, auto save passwords, privacy settings, handicap accessibility options, and internet browsing history.
7 videos | 31m available Badge
Using The Camera & Photo Tools
Your Android 8 device has a camera with its own application that allows you to manage flash settings and activate front-facing mode. During this course, you will learn how to record the moment with your Android 8 camera and photo app; take advantage of the photo creation options: panorama, selfie, lens blur, timer, and filters. Discover how to manage flash settings and activate front facing mode; post process your photos: crop, enhance colors, and apply filters; organize your photos into albums, collages, slide shows, or movies. There are also topics on how to adjust recording options and make a video, as well as find, watch, edit, save, and delete your videos. Finally, you'll learn how to sync your Android 8 device to your Google account, back up your photo and video collection, and share with friends!
7 videos | 34m available Badge
Listening To Music
Android 8 has a music app from which you can play, add and manage your music collection. In this course, you will learn how to navigate and configure Google Play Music, add music tracks to your Play music app, and browse your music collection. From there, find out how to listen to a single track or randomize and play your entire collection. You'll also learn how to access and play your music from the music library while using other applications. Discover how to organize, edit and delete music playlists. Configure the playback settings to improve sound quality for your tracks. This course concludes by showing you how to use the volume set sleep timer.
4 videos | 17m available Badge
Retrieving & Sharing Information
Take advantage of the voice settings available on your Android 8 device. During this course, you will learn how to train your system to respond to voice commands and questions, and add other languages to the voice recognition. Discover how to use voice searches and voice type in text fields; enable Okay Google, and Google Screen Search; navigate the Google Play Newsstand, browse available news articles and open one to read. As you progress, you will learn how to add, reorganize and delete news sources to your Newsstand library, bookmark articles and configure the Newsstand to change the language of articles and the font type.
6 videos | 26m available Badge
Using Google Maps on an Android Device
Who doesn't love Google Maps? This course shows you how to use Google Maps with your Android 8 device. Discover how to display maps, information and photos from around the world. Next, get directions, search for a destination, input an address, and create an itinerary. Learn how to access more detailed mapping information and input the transportation mode, whether it's car, bicycle, public or foot; and adjust the travel route. You'll also learn useful tips, such as how to save and label locations with mini pins. Explore almost continuous pictures of streets and public places with the Street View and the 360 gallery. Download a map for off-line use. Conclude by learning how to manage notifications, voice directions and navigation settings.
8 videos | 43m available Badge
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Retrieving & Sharing Information
Take advantage of time-saving apps on Android 7.0. Learn about voice search and typing, and Google Play Newsstand. Explore the Maps app, including modifying the display, preparing an itinerary, using Street View, and saving an address.
10 videos | 48m available Badge
Configuring Devices
Your Android 7.0 device is highly customizable, so you can use it how you want. Learn about changing your connection, device, and user settings, and protecting your device. Explore permissions, Bluetooth, notifications, and battery saving.
7 videos | 38m available Badge

COURSES INCLUDED

Configuring Devices
Your Android 8 device is highly customizable, so you can configure it how you want. During this course, you will learn how to manage your Wi-Fi internet connection and data usage, and use the free up space feature. Then explore how to modify user account setting options to accommodate each user's individual needs; improve accessibility; enable screen reader, and customize text appearance. Discover how to manage your application permissions to ensure that your apps have their essential information access, and maintain data security. Learn how to use the screen lock, manage your passwords and lock mode options; manage and customize your application notifications, modify the sound or make them silent. Finally, the course teaches you how to enable the do not disturb feature, manage battery usage and turn on the Battery Saver.
8 videos | 43m available Badge
Using Android 8 for Phones
The features of your Android 8 phone are explored in this course. See how to send, receive, save, retrieve and delete your text and multimedia messages. Learn how to customize your Gboard virtual keyboard, with predictive and glide typing, other alphabets, emojis, gifs and stickers. Make and manage your phone calls, send links, and multimedia attachments. Discover how to adjust the phone interface settings, add contact numbers, designate favorites, and number block. See how to use the android camera, take photos and videos, and browse through your pictures. Share content or your internet connection, with another device via Blue tooth or Android beam.
10 videos | 53m available Badge

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BOOKS INCLUDED

Book

Android Tablets for Seniors In Easy Steps, 2nd Edition
Explaining the Android operating system and how to use it on your tablet, this easy-to-read book will get up and running with the interactive, touch screen experience so that you can quickly find your way around with Android.
Book Duration 1h 31m Book Authors By Nick Vandome

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Android Tablets for Dummies, 4th Edition
Providing clear, easy-to-follow explanations for making sense of all the features native to Android tablets, this hands-on guide takes the intimidation out of the technology and gives you everything you need to make the most of your new device.
Book Duration 4h 1m Book Authors By Dan Gookin

Book

Android for Work: Productivity for Professionals
Written for anyone who is considering an Android phone or who has recently purchased one, this practical guide shows you how to harness the power of Android to stay productive and take your office on the road.
Book Duration 3h 57m Book Authors By Marziah Karch

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Android Fully Loaded, Second Edition
Bursting with practical and fun how-to information, this guide features tips and tricks for getting the very most out of your latest-generation Android device, from Facebooking and tweeting, to downloading your favorite TV shows.
Book Duration 3h 58m Book Authors By Rob Huddleston

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Android Phones and Tablets, 2nd Edition
If you are a visual learner who prefers to be shown how to do something rather than be given a long-winded explanation, this book is filled with clear, step-by-step screenshots that demonstrate how to tackle more than 120 Android phone and tablet tasks to get you up and running in no time.
Book Duration 3h 18m Book Authors By Guy Hart-Davis

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Beginning Android, Fifth Edition
Fresh with details on the latest iteration of the Android 5 and earlier versions, this book presents the essentials of programming for phones and tablets that are built around Google's wildly-successful Android platform.
Book Duration 5h 53m Book Authors By Grant Allen

Book

Android Phones For Dummies, 4th Edition
Cutting through intimidating jargon and covering all the features you need to know about your Android phone, this down-to-earth guide arms you with the knowledge to set up and configure your device, get up and running with texting and emailing, access the Internet, navigate with GPS, sync with a PC, and so much more.
Book Duration 4h 32m Book Authors By Dan Gookin
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BOOKS INCLUDED

Book

Android Tablets for Seniors In Easy Steps, 2nd Edition
Explaining the Android operating system and how to use it on your tablet, this easy-to-read book will get up and running with the interactive, touch screen experience so that you can quickly find your way around with Android.
Book Duration 1h 31m Book Authors By Nick Vandome

Book

Android Fully Loaded, Second Edition
Bursting with practical and fun how-to information, this guide features tips and tricks for getting the very most out of your latest-generation Android device, from Facebooking and tweeting, to downloading your favorite TV shows.
Book Duration 3h 58m Book Authors By Rob Huddleston

Book

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Android Phones and Tablets, 2nd Edition
If you are a visual learner who prefers to be shown how to do something rather than be given a long-winded explanation, this book is filled with clear, step-by-step screenshots that demonstrate how to tackle more than 120 Android phone and tablet tasks to get you up and running in no time.
Book Duration 3h 18m Book Authors By Guy Hart-Davis

Book

Android for Work: Productivity for Professionals
Written for anyone who is considering an Android phone or who has recently purchased one, this practical guide shows you how to harness the power of Android to stay productive and take your office on the road.
Book Duration 3h 57m Book Authors By Marziah Karch

Book

Android Tablets for Dummies, 4th Edition
Providing clear, easy-to-follow explanations for making sense of all the features native to Android tablets, this hands-on guide takes the intimidation out of the technology and gives you everything you need to make the most of your new device.
Book Duration 4h 1m Book Authors By Dan Gookin

Book

Android Phones For Dummies, 4th Edition
Cutting through intimidating jargon and covering all the features you need to know about your Android phone, this down-to-earth guide arms you with the knowledge to set up and configure your device, get up and running with texting and emailing, access the Internet, navigate with GPS, sync with a PC, and so much more.
Book Duration 4h 32m Book Authors By Dan Gookin
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BOOKS INCLUDED

Book

Android: Pocket Primer
Providing coverage of the fundamental aspects of Android that are illustrated via code samples for versions 4.x through 7.x, this book contains latest material on Android VR, graphics/animation, apps, and features the new Google Pixel phone.
Book Duration 3h 36m Book Authors By Oswald Campesato

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