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Getting Started with Your Android Tablet

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

After you’ve activated the Android tablet’s Wi-Fi radio, you can connect to an available wireless network. The method can vary, depending on whether or not the wireless router features WPS authentication [more…]

How to Change Wallpaper on Android Tablets

Wallpaper is the background on the Home and lock screens on your Android tablet. You can change and set the image on all Android tablets. Just choose between traditional or live [more…]

How to Add Security with Android Tablet’s Lock Screen

Use the lock screen to increase the protection of your Android tablet. Add a password, PIN, pattern, or face unlock, also called face recognition, for enhanced security. Employ a lock screen, which is [more…]

What Are All Those Hardware Pieces on Your Android Tablet?

In order to best use your Android tablet, you should be able to locate the hardware pieces that enable its functionality. On the front of the Android tablet, find the following goodies: [more…]

How to Insert and Remove the microSD Card from an Android Tablet

Some Android tablets use a removable media card on which they can store your stuff — photos, videos, music, evil plans. The card uses the microSD format, so it’s referred to as a microSD card or often [more…]

How to Activate Your Android Tablet

Android tablets that use the digital cellular network require activation before they can use that network. The process works like activating a cell phone, and it’s basically the same technology. The purpose [more…]

How to Link Your Google Account to Your Android Tablet

Information on your Android tablet is synchronized with the information from your Google account on the Internet. Information including your contact list, Gmail messages, calendar appointments, and other [more…]

How to Speak to Your Android Tablet Instead of Typing

Talking to your Android tablet really works, and works quite well, providing that you touch the Microphone key on the keyboard and properly dictate your text. [more…]

How to Use to Your Android Tablet’s Address Book

To peruse your Android tablet’s address book, start the Contacts app. You may be blessed to find that app's icon on the Home screen. If not, touch the Apps icon on the Home screen, and then touch the Contacts [more…]

How to Activate and Deactivate Your Android Tablet Wi-Fi

Activating Wi-Fi networking on your Android tablet works in two different ways, depending on whether you have the Jelly Bean or Ice Cream Sandwich version of the Android operating system on your tablet [more…]

Android Tablet’s Power Off and Sleep Options

There are three ways to say goodbye to your Android tablet; only one of them involves renting a steamroller. The other two methods are documented below. [more…]

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

It’s possible to select text on a web page on your Android tablet even if the text isn’t “editable” text. Because the text isn’t editable, or even edible, you need to follow these steps: [more…]

How to Cut, Copy, and Paste on Your Android Tablet

Cut, copy, and paste on your Android tablet work just like in your favorite word processor. After you select the text, choose the proper command from the Text Selection toolbar. To copy the text, choose [more…]

How to Access the Internet on Your Android Tablet

The primary reason for wireless networking is to connect your Android tablet to the Internet. There are two forms of wireless networking available on most Android tablets: the cellular data network and [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 Android tablet wireless mobile hotspot. 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 internet connection is tethering. This operation is carried out by connecting the tablet to another gizmo, such as a laptop computer, via [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 Change the Wallpaper on Your Android Tablet

Wallpaper is the background image you see when you use the Home screen on your Android tablet. The lock screen also has wallpaper, and some tablets let you change the wallpaper as well. [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, video, 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 Add Another User to Your Android Tablet

Computers have had the capability to allow multiple users for some time. Your Android tablet is the same, it can have more than one user account.

Some tablets allow you to configure multiple users — several [more…]


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