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How to Join Identical Contacts on Your Android Tablet

Your Android tablet pulls contacts from multiple sources, such as Gmail, Facebook, Yahoo!, and even other apps such as Skype. Because of that, you may discover duplicate contact entries in the tablet’s [more…]

How to Upload a Picture from Your Android Tablet to Facebook

One of the many things your Android tablet can do is take pictures. Combine this feature with the Facebook app and you have an all-in-one gizmo designed for sharing the various intimate and private moments [more…]

How to Select Text from a Web Page on Your Android Tablet

Grabbing a bit of text from a web page works similarly to selecting text elsewhere on your Android tablet. The difference is that you must long-press the text to start the selection process. [more…]

How to Create a Contact in Your Android Tablet's Address Book

Sometimes it's necessary to create a contact in your Android tablet's address book when you actually meet another human being in the real world. Or maybe you finally got around to transferring information [more…]

How to Assign a Photo to a Contact on Your Android Tablet

Nothing is more delicious than snapping an inappropriate picture of someone and using the picture as his or her contact picture on your Android tablet. Then, every time the person e-mails you, that embarrassing [more…]

How to Add E-Mail Accounts to Your Android Tablet

The Email app on your Android tablet can be configured to pick up mail from multiple sources. If you have a Yahoo! Mail or Windows Live account and maybe an evil corporate account in addition to your ISP’s [more…]

How to Create a Signature for Your Android Tablet E-Mail

It’s a good idea for you to create a custom e-mail signature for sending messages from your Android tablet. To create a signature for Gmail, or to change the existing signature, obey these directions: [more…]

How to Bookmark a Web Page on Your Android Tablet

Need to remember a favorite website? For heaven’s sake, don’t fold down the corner of your Android tablet! Instead, just create a bookmark for that site. It’s cinchy: Touch the Favorite icon near the Address [more…]

How to Manage Multiple Tabs in Your Android Tablet's Google Chrome App

The Chrome app, as well as other tablet web browsers that may be on your Android tablet, uses a tabbed interface to help you access more than one web page at a time. You will see various tabs marching [more…]

How to Use Facebook on your Android Tablet

Of all the social networking sites you could have on your Android tablet, Facebook is the king. It’s the online place to go to catch up with friends, send messages, express your thoughts, share pictures [more…]

How to Access the Internet on Your Android Tablet

All Android tablets feature a web browsing app. The stock Android app is Google’s own Chrome web browser. Your tablet may have another web browser app, which may be named web, Browser, or Internet. The [more…]

How to Send an Attachment from Your Android Tablet

The most common e-mail attachment to send from an Android tablet is a picture or video. Some tablets may limit you to that choice, but other tablets may allow you to attach documents, music, and even random [more…]

How to Access Multiple Home Screens on Your Android Tablet

You will get to know the Home screen well on your Android tablet. The Home screen is more than what you see. It’s actually an entire street of Home screens, with only one Home screen [more…]

How to Review Notifications on Your Android Tablet

Notifications appear as icons at the top of the Home screen on your Android tablet. To review them, you pull down the notifications drawer by dragging your finger from the top of the screen downward. [more…]

How to Find and Use Apps on Your Android Tablet

You probably didn’t purchase a tablet so that you could enjoy the thrill-a-minute punch that’s packed by the Android operating system. No, an Android tablet’s success lies with the apps you obtain. Knowing [more…]

How to Sort and Search Your Android Tablet Address Book

The Android tablet’s address book displays contacts in a certain order. Most often, that order is alphabetically by first name. You can change this order if the existing arrangement drives you nuts. Here’s [more…]

How to Configure the Server Delete Option on Your Android Tablet

Non-Gmail e-mail that you fetch on your Android tablet is typically left on the e-mail server. That’s because, unlike a computer’s e-mail program, the Email app doesn’t delete messages after it picks them [more…]

How to Set Web Browser Privacy and Security Options on Your Android Tablet

As far as your Android tablet’s web browser app settings go, most of the security options are already enabled from the get go, including the blocking of pop-up windows [more…]

How to Set Up E-Mail on Your Android Tablet

The Email app on your Android tablet is used to access web-based e-mail, or webmail, from Yahoo! Mail, Windows Live, and what-have-you. It also lets you read e-mail provided by an Internet service provider [more…]

How to Share a Web Page on Your Android Tablet

What do you do when you want to share a page on your Android tablet? That web page you just have to talk about to everyone you know. The gauche way to share the page is to copy and paste it. But, there [more…]

How to Use the Hangouts App on Your Android Tablet

The great Googly way to text-message, voice-chat, and video-chat with your online pals is to use the Hangouts app on your Android tablet. It’s a communications app, designed by Google to let you connect [more…]

How to Use the Android Tablet Maps App

You start the Maps app by choosing Maps from the Apps drawer on your Android tablet. If you’re starting the app for the first time or it has been recently updated, you can read its What’s New screen; touch [more…]

How to Send Your Location to Others on the Android Tablet Maps App

It’s possible to use the Maps app on your Android tablet to send your current location to a friend. If your pal has a mobile device (phone or tablet) with smarts similar to your Android tablet, he can [more…]

How to Use the Android Tablet as a Navigator

Your Android tablet can do many things, as well as act as navigator. Finding something is only half the job. The other half is getting there, or sending someone else there, if it’s an unpleasant place. [more…]

How to Add a Navigation Widget to Your Android Tablet’s Home Screen

Your Android tablet is a skilled navigator. When you visit certain places often — such as a Turkish bathhouse — you can save yourself the time you would spend repeatedly inputting navigation information [more…]


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