9780134022895

The Amazon Fire Phone Master Your Amazon smartphone including Firefly, Mayday, Prime, and all the top apps

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  • ISBN13:

    9780134022895

  • ISBN10:

    0134022890

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/3/2014
  • Publisher: Peachpit Press
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Summary

This affordable and engaging guide is packed with practical information to help you get the most from your new Amazon Fire smartphone. Amazon and device expert Scott McNulty offers plenty of tips and pointers for using Amazon's new smartphone, including how to capture and store photos, watch videos, listen to music, read books, and get the most from Amazon Prime. With this essential companion, you'll learn how to use your Fire phone to take full advantage of Amazon's rich ecosystem of songs, apps, games, movies, TV shows, books, and more. Scott shows you how to

  • Set up and start using your Fire phone right away
  • Use motions, tilts, and gestures to immersively navigate through websites and maps, play games, page through books, and more
  • Employ Firefly to identify everyday objects around you—including books, paintings, songs, videos, QR codes, signs, and products
  • Manage apps, both on your phone and in the cloud
  • Take advantage of the wealth of Amazon Prime services, including streaming videos and music
  • Store your books, movies, and more the Amazon Cloud Drive
  • Call Mayday for live technical help
  • Manage your calendar, send and receive email and messages, and or course make calls!

Packed with full-color images and step-by-step instructions, this invaluable guide will quickly help you tap the power of your Fire phone!

Author Biography

Scott McNulty is an expert on the Amazon ecosystem and the author of several books on Amazon devices. When not spending his time writing or organizing his ever growing collection of Kindles he can be found podcasting on the award-winning The Incomparable and Random Trek. Scott lives in Philadelphia with his wife and a large number of books and jars.

Table of Contents

Why Fire Phone?
What is the Fire Phone
Hardware
Buttons
Volume
Power
Home
Camera/FireFly
Charging
Software
FireOS
Home Screen
Carousel
Pin to Front
Scan
Basic Gestures
Tapping
Swiping
Sliding
Pinching
Tilt
Swivel
Scrolling
Dynamic Perspective
Peek
Collections
Accessibility
Notifications
Apps
What are Apps?
Getting Apps
Amazon
Coins
Other
Built- inApps
Phone
Making a call
Using contacts
Ringtones
Messaging
Texting
Replying
Alerts
Contacts
Creating a contact
Favorites
Custom ringtones
Email
Adding accounts
Sending email
Managing email
Signature
Calendar
Navigating calendar
Adding an appointment
Web
Browsing
Bookmarking
Settings
Camera
Take a picture
Panorama
Lenticular
burst mode
HDR
Video
Storage
Firefly
Phone numbers, addresses
Movies & TV
Music
Products
Maps
Finding where you are
Nearby businesses
Turn by turn directions
Transit
Walking
Driving
Music
Adding your own music
Playlists
Downloading vs. Cloud
Prime Music
Kindle
Buying books
Adding your own
Appearance
Reading
Photos
Editing
Storage
Sharing
Video
X-Ray
ASAP
Second Screen (Fire TV)
Amazon Ecosystem
Mayday
Prime
Free Shipping
Video
Kindle Lending Library
Prime Music
Fire TV
Kindle Fires
Kindle
WhisperSync

Rewards Program

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