What’s in “Tablets Made Simple?”

Here’s what’s in the iPad version of the course:

Part 1 – Introducing Your iPad

  • Lesson 1 – Getting started with Your iPad
  • Lesson 2 – Controlling your iPad

Part 2 – Using Your iPad: The Basics

  • Lesson 3 – Using the Onscreen Keyboard
  • Lesson 4 – Opening, Closing and Switching Apps
  • Lesson 5 – Control Centre and Notifications
  • Lesson 6 – Clock, Calendar, Notes and Reminders

Part 3 – Browsing the Web with Safari

  • Lesson 7 – Web Browsing Basics
  • Lesson 8 – Searching the Web
  • Lesson 9 – Getting to your Favourite Websites Quickly
  • Lesson 10 – Extra Features of Safari

Part 4 – Email and Messaging

  • Lesson 11 – Email Basics
  • Lesson 12 – Fancier Features of the Mail App
  • Lesson 13 – Instant Messaging
  • Lesson 14 – The Contacts App

Part 5 – More Apps

  • Lesson 15 – Getting More Apps
  • Lesson 16 – Films & TV
  • Lesson 17 – Books
  • Lesson 18 – Music
  • Lesson 19 – Maps

Part 6 – Using Your iPad: Some Fancier Features

  • Lesson 20 – Siri and Search
  • Lesson 21 – Printing From Your iPad
  • Lesson 22 – Taking, Editing and Sharing Photos
  • Lesson 23 – Arranging and Deleting Apps

Part 7 – Settings and Customising

  • Lesson 24 – Personalisation
  • Lesson 25 – Accessibility
  • Lesson 26 – iCloud, Passwords and Security
  • Lesson 27 – Storage Space on Your iPad

On the other hand you might have an Android tablet – the version of the course for you is similar but slightly different. (By the way, when you join, you get access to both versions at no extra cost, so don’t worry if you aren’t sure which to get).
Here’s what’s in the Android version:

Part 1 – Introducing Your Tablet

  • Lesson 1 – Getting started with Your Tablet
  • Lesson 2 – Controlling your Tablet

Part 2 – Using Your Tablet: The Basics

  • Lesson 3 – Using the Onscreen Keyboard
  • Lesson 4 – Opening, Closing and Switching Apps
  • Lesson 5 – Quick Settings and Notifications
  • Lesson 6 – Clock, Calendar, Notes and Reminders

Part 3 – Browsing the Web with Chrome

  • Lesson 7 – Web Browsing Basics
  • Lesson 8 – Searching the Web
  • Lesson 9 – Getting to your Favourite Websites Quickly
  • Lesson 10 – Extra Features of Chrome

Part 4 – Email and Messaging

  • Lesson 11 – Email Basics
  • Lesson 12 – Fancier Features of the Gmail App
  • Lesson 13 – The Contacts App

Part 5 – More Apps

  • Lesson 14 – Getting More Apps
  • Lesson 15 – Films & TV
  • Lesson 16 – Books
  • Lesson 17 – Music
  • Lesson 18 – Maps

Part 6 – Using Your Tablet: Some Fancier Features

  • Lesson 19 – Search and the Google Assistant
  • Lesson 20 – Printing From Your Tablet
  • Lesson 21 – Taking, Editing and Sharing Photos
  • Lesson 22 – Arranging and Deleting Apps

Part 7 – Settings and Customising

  • Lesson 23 – The Settings App
  • Lesson 24 – Personalisation
  • Lesson 25 – Accessibility
  • Lesson 26 – Google Drive, Passwords and Security
  • Lesson 27 – Storage Space on Your Tablet

(But don’t forget, you don’t have to go through it all – if there are bits you aren’t interested in, you can skip them… and you can go at whatever pace you like. So don’t be put off if it seems a lot!)

If it sounds interesting, here’s the link to the full information about how the course works… and how to order it.

Oh, and you also get access to the short bonus course: “What to do when it goes wrong” – here’s what’s in that:

What to do when it goes wrong, won’t do what you expect or simply decides to have a sulk:

  • Introduction
  • My Tablet’s Running Really Slowly
  • What to Do if it Crashes
  • The Internet isn’t Working
  • The Battery Runs Out Too Quickly
  • I’m Having Problems with the Screen

Here’s the link to join again.