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How to Add Layers in the Android Tablet Maps App

You add details from the Android tablet Maps app by applying layers: A layer can enhance the map’s visual appearance, provide more information, or add other fun features to the basic street map. [more…]

How to Use the Amazon Kindle App on Your Android Tablet

One e-book reader worthy of consideration for your Android tablet is the Amazon Kindle app. As the name implies, it provides access to the Kindle eLibrary of books right there on your Android tablet — [more…]

How to Customize the Web Browser on your Android Tablet

More options and settings and controls exist for web browser apps than just about any other app made for the Android tablet. Some of the key options include the home page and the look and feel of your [more…]

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

Here’s a great way to give yourself a headache: Use the Bluetooth to copy a file between your Android tablet and a Bluetooth-enabled computer. It’s slow, it’s painful, and it might even work. [more…]

How to Disable Data Roaming on Your Android Tablet

When you take a cellular Android tablet abroad, you can keep it in airplane mode. If you do that, there’s no chance of data roaming charges, and you can still enable Wi-Fi. Even so, and just to be sure [more…]

How to Place Widgets on the Android Tablet Home Screen

A widget works like a tiny interactive or informative window, often providing a gateway to another app on the Android tablet. Just as you can add apps to the Home screen, you can also add widgets. [more…]

How to Create a Contact Widget on Your Android Tablet

The people you contact most often are deserving of their own icons on your Android tablet’s Home screen. You just don’t realize how useful such a thing is until you have one. [more…]

How to Get Directions on Your Android Tablet

Your Android tablet can provide you with directions to get from point A to point B via the Maps app. Here’s how to get those directions: [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 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 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 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…]


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