We’ve compiled a series of videos to help you get started with your Android phone and learn more about some of the great features that Android has to offer. These videos showcase some of the most frequently asked about components of the Android mobile operating system and also highlight a number of innovative features to help you quickly become a seasoned Android user.
Sign in with your Google account user name and password to begin synchronizing your Google contacts, email and calendar.
A look at how to find, download, uninstall and rate/review applications in the Android Market.
To switch an application, just exit to the home screen and access any other application. Your original application will continue to run in the background.
Whenever an email is read, deleted, or moved on your computer or Android device, the change will be reflected across platforms.
Notifications such as missed calls and new messages are reflected in the upper left of the screen as well as an actionable pull-down menu called the ‘window shade.’
Adding widgets, folders and shortcuts to applications, contacts, web pages and more to the Android homescreen.
You can begin typing the name of an installed application to quickly find it.
While listening to a song, you can search Amazon’s MP3 store, search Google for the name of the current artist, and even search YouTube for a music video of the song you are listening to.
You can load public calendars (e.g. U.S. holidays) and easily access web pages and call phone numbers found in event descriptions.
There are a number of innovative contacts features in Android, including the ability to create contact groups and favorite contacts, quickly search for contacts, and easily call back the last person you talked to.
Android’s copy and paste feature is easy and intuitive and works across applications.
YouTube videos can be played directly from the Android browser, and photos and MP3s can be easily downloaded from the web.
How to view address locations on Google maps, call phone numbers, and zoom in on specific locations on a web page.