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How to Use Google Play Books on Your Android Tablet

Printed books are O so 14th century. Now, reading material is presented electronically in the form of an eBook. To read eBooks on your Android tablet, you need an eBook reader app. [more…]

How to Buy and Rent Movies on Your Android Tablet

The Google Play Store lets you not only buy apps and books for your Android tablet but also rent movies. Open the Play Movies app, found in the Apps drawer, to boost your tablet’s video potential. [more…]

How to Obtain an App for Your Android Tablet

After you locate the app you’ve always dreamed of, the next step is to download it, by copying it into your Android tablet from the Google Play Store. The app is then installed automatically, building [more…]

How to Install Apps to Your Android Tablet from a Computer

You don’t need to use an Android tablet to install apps. Using a computer, you can visit the Google Play website, choose software, and have that app installed remotely. It’s kind of cool yet kind of scary [more…]

How to Manage Your Android Tablet Apps

The Play Store app is not only where you buy apps for your Android tablet — it’s also used for performing app management. This task includes reviewing apps you’ve downloaded, updating apps, organizing [more…]

How to Activate and Deactivate Your Android Tablet Wi-Fi

Android tablets use the same Wi-Fi networking standards as other wireless Internet devices, such as a laptop computer. So, as long as Wi-Fi networking is set up in your home or office or in the lobby at [more…]

How to Connect Your Android Tablet to a Wi-Fi Network

It’s a good idea to access Wi-Fi whenever possible to avoid data charges. After you’ve activated the Android tablet’s Wi-Fi radio, you can connect to an available wireless network. Obey these steps: [more…]

How to Create a Mobile Hotspot with Your Android Tablet

The best way to share a digital cellular connection with the most people is to set up your own wireless mobile hotspot on your Android tablet. Carefully heed these steps: [more…]

How to Share Your Android Tablet's Internet via Tethering

A personal way to share your Android tablet’s digital cellular connection is to tether. This operation is carried out by connecting the tablet to another gizmo, such as a laptop computer, via its USB cable [more…]

How to Manage Your Android Tablet Apps with the Applications Manager

The Play Store app isn’t your final destination for truly managing the apps installed on your Android tablet. To really get your hands dirty, you need to visit the Application Manager. Be forewarned: The [more…]

How to Use Bluetooth on Your Android Tablet

If the terms Wi-Fi and mobile data connectiondon’t leave you completely befuddled, here’s another term you should know about to use your Android tablet. It’s [more…]

How to Use Android Beam on Your Tablet

Many Android tablets feature an NFC radio, where NFCstands for Near Field Communications and radio is a type of vegetable. NFC allows your tablet to communicate with other NFC devices. That connection [more…]

How to Connect Your Android Tablet to a Computer through USB

The most direct way to connect an Android tablet to a computer is by using a wire — specifically, the wire nestled at the core of a USB cable. You can do lots of things after making the USB connection, [more…]

How to Use USB to Transfer Files between a Computer and an Android Tablet

There are plenty of reasons why you would want to copy a file between a computer and an Android tablet, many of which are legal. For example, you can copy pictures and videos, music and audio files, and [more…]

How to Prepare to Travel with Your Android Tablet

How far can you go with an Android tablet? As far as you want. As long as you can carry the tablet with you, it goes where you go. How it functions may change depending on your environment, and you can [more…]

How to Change the Wallpaper on Your Android Tablet

One of the ways you can customize your Android tablet involves changing the wallpaper on your Home screen. The Home screen background can be draped with two types of wallpaper: [more…]

How to Add Apps to the Android Tablet Home Screen

One of the ways your can customize your Android tablet is by adding your favorite apps to your Home screen. This gives you immediate access to the apps you use most and gives you control over which apps [more…]

How to Manage Widgets on the Android Tablet Home Screen

The Home screen on your Android tablet is the place where you can find widgets, or tiny, interactive information windows. A widget often provides a gateway into another app or displays information such [more…]

How to Manage Home Screen Pages on the Android Tablet

The number of pages on the Home screen isn’t fixed. You can add pages to your Android tablet. You can remove pages. You can even rearrange pages. This feature might not be available to all Android tablets [more…]

How to Manage Android Tablet Security

Android tablets don’t seem to have a secure lock. That screen-swipe thing is fancy, and it keeps the cat from unlocking the tablet, but it won’t keep out the Bad Guys. A better form of protection is to [more…]

How to Set the Owner Info Text on Your Android Tablet

You can customize the lock screen by adding custom text that helps identify your Android tablet or simply displays a pithy saying for entertainment value. The feature is called Owner Info or Owner Information [more…]

How to Back Up Your Android Tablet

A backup is a safety copy of information. For your Android tablet, the backup copy includes contact information, music, photos, videos, and apps you’ve installed — plus, any settings you’ve made to customize [more…]

How to Update Your Android Tablet System

Every so often, a new version of the Android tablet’s operating system becomes available. It’s an Androidupdate because Android is the name of the operating system, not because the Android tablet thinks [more…]

How to Conserve Power on Your Android Tablet

Perhaps the most important item you can monitor and maintain on your Android tablet is its battery. The battery supplies the necessary electrical juice by which the device operates. Without battery power [more…]

How to Troubleshoot Problems on Your Android Tablet

Wouldn’t it be great if you could have an avuncular Mr. Wizard type available at a moment’s notice to fix your Android tablet? He could just walk in and let you know what the problem is and how to fix [more…]


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