Your hands-on guide to the Samsung Galaxy Gear S2 Not only does the Samsung Galaxy Gear S2 look cool, it's designed to keep up with the speed of your life, giving you fast and easy access to calendar notifications, texts, and more—right on your wrist! If you're tired of fumbling through pockets and bags to get your hands on the information you need, Samsung Galaxy Gear S2 For Dummies shows you how easy it is to make the most of your new smartwatch without ever breaking a sweat. Wearable technology is taking the world by storm as more and more people in today's time-crunched culture are discovering the benefits of having quick access to their digitized lives. Packed with clear instruction and plenty of helpful tips and tricks, this down-to-earth guide covers all aspects of keeping your work and personal life organized on a Samsung Galaxy Gear S2, from set up and configuration to texting, emailing, and accessing the Internet—and beyond. Download apps on your smartphone Synch with an Android device Make sense of your watch's features and capabilities Expand your watch's potential with new software releases If the idea of getting used to new technology makes you tense, watch out! Samsung Galaxy Gear S2 For Dummies makes it easier than ever to wrap your mind around wearable technology.
Introduction 1 Part 1: Getting to Know You, Gear S2 5 CHAPTER 1: Introducing Your Gear S2 7 CHAPTER 2: Taking the Time to Set Up Gear S2 17 CHAPTER 3: Customizing Your Gear S2 31 CHAPTER 4: Gotta Get Gear S2 into My Life 53 Part 2: Places You Can Go on Gear S2 77 CHAPTER 5: Getting Notified: An Alarm Watch on Steroids 79 CHAPTER 6: Calling Dick Tracy: Voice, Text, and Email 99 CHAPTER 7: Dancing to the Music: Connecting to Audio 119 CHAPTER 8: Getting Help from S Voice 137 CHAPTER 9: Shaping Up with S Health 147 Part 3: The New Frontier 163 CHAPTER 10: Go, Go Gear S2 Apps 165 CHAPTER 11: Thinking of Building an App? (Yes, You Can!) 175 Part 4: Heal Your Gear 193 CHAPTER 12: Troubleshooting and Getting Help 195 CHAPTER 13: Sourcing More Help: The Support Is Out There 207 Part 5: The Part of Tens 219 CHAPTER 14: Ten Ways to Use Your Gear S2 More Efficiently 221 CHAPTER 15: Ten Cool (and Free!) Gear S2 Apps 233 Index 247
Eric Butow has written 30 books, most recently Blogging to Drive Business, Second Edition and Google Glass For Dummies. Eric also developed and taught networking, computing, and usability courses for Ed2Go, Virtual Training Company, California State University – Sacramento, and Udemy.
Set up and configure your smartwatch Download apps and sync with an Android™ device Text, email, and surf the Web Make your smartwatch work for you The Gear S2 is a useful mobile device, and it offers an easy way to get information quickly – at the glance of your wrist. However, if you're like most people, getting used to new technology can be a bit intimidating. Luckily, this book provides easy-to-follow guidance you can count on to make it a breeze. In no time, you'll have your new Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch wrapped around your finger—as well as your wrist! Inside… Perform the initial setup Charge the Gear S2 Change wrist straps Personalize the settings Add and update apps Stylize the face Use the Phone app Play music Track your activities