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iPad for Seniors: Get Started Quickly with the User Friendly iPad [Paperback]

Studio Visual Steps
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Jan. 16 2012 Computer Books for Seniors series

This book is only suitable for iOS 6. If you have iOS 7 on your iPad, please see the book iPad for Seniors with ISBN 9789059053397.

Getting the most out of the iPad is made easy with this thorough guide. These portable, multimedia devices have endless capabilities, and this book includes a quick reference, tips and tricks, and a troubleshooting guide, providing the basics for seniors who want to get started using their iPad. Each chapter is broken down into small, concise, step-by-step instructions that can be followed at any pace. The guide goes on to explain how to use the device to access the internet, write e-mails, jot down notes, maintain a calendar or agenda, view photos and videos, and listen to music. It also instructs how to use the App Store, where other interesting applications can be downloaded free of charge or for a small fee. With large-print type and an extensive index, this is the best resource for seniors looking to learn all about their iPad. The book iPad for Seniors is suitable for iPad 2, the new iPad (third and fourth generation) and iPad Mini with iOS 6.


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5.0 out of 5 stars ipad May 3 2013
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I am slowly going through the book as I learn how to use my IPAD. I find the book easy to use and the pictures help a lot. I would recommend this book to, any senior learning how to navigate around their IPAD.

Bill Foote
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Easy book to read. Graphics extremely helpfull in stting up and learning to use our new mini ipad. It is great
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5.0 out of 5 stars Dependable Sept. 2 2012
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Dependable, reliable, accurate and easy to use. It's my 11th Visual Steps book and I have found all of them very helpful.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Ipad for seniors; it works! Feb. 1 2012
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My grandmother got an iPad for her 80th birthday and she loves it. She now uses the ipad to Skype us and her grand kids, send emails and read the news. When we first got her the ipad, she was not interested and did not believe she could ever learn `future technology' like this. So we got her some `old technology' in the form she knew: a book!

We browsed on Amazon for ipad books for seniors and found this book: Ipad for Seniors to be the one with the most consistently good reviews. I think the publisher is on to something and has has the right idea: clear pictures and chapters that address basic and complete utilization of the ipad. Numerous iPad apps (some specifically designed for seniors using the iPad) also get a lot of attention and they way the information is presented makes it very clear, even for complete iPad dummies like me.
34 of 34 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Not disappointing! March 28 2012
By Marypainter - Published on Amazon.com
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This is the easiest to follow manuel I have ever used! Set up like a class room text book with help everywhere! Because of the clarity I just ordered the "More Windows 7 for Seniors" by the Visual Steps company.
22 of 23 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars ipad for Seniors June 9 2012
By L. Evans - Published on Amazon.com
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I bought this book for my 92-yr.old sister who just got an ipad and who is losing her vision. She is finding it very helpful, even though she has to use a magnifying glass in some places (her vision is extremely poor). She tells me that she has learned a number of routines with help from the book. I can't be specific, since I haven't used it myself, but the fact that her husband has found the book useful substantiates her opinion.
25 of 28 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Ipad2 May 16 2012
By Yuki - Published on Amazon.com
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The product IPad for seniors is excellent tool and its designs are so easy to understand and follow. Clear and concise with step by step instructions with visual aids. it has helped me a lot in navigating around my new iPad 2. Recommend to anyone who owns an iPad
15 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars dasy to use Sept. 30 2012
By Helen Newman - Published on Amazon.com
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I have used a computer for years, but without a manual included in the box of the ipad when I bought it, I was lost. This book gave very simple instructions and I could pass over the parts that I did not need and still get where I needed to be. This is a business tool for me and I did not want to be left behind. By using ipad for Seniors I could get up to speed quickly and start using the iPad in a very useful way. I feel this book would help any age group and I plan on having my 16 year old granddaughter go thru it. Of course she thinks she knows everything anyway, but even she will pick up a trick or two.
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