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How to Upload a Picture to Facebook on Your Nexus 7

One popular thing to do on Facebook is upload pictures of events and places. Your Nexus has this capability, and it’s something that the Facebook app can do, but not completely because the Nexus 7 lacks [more…]

How to Set Up Your Nexus 7

The final act of setting up your Nexus 7 tablet is to tell it a bit about yourself. Specifically, you need to coordinate your Google account with the tablet. Doing so gives you mobile access to your Gmail [more…]

How to Set the Automatic Lock Time on Your Nexus 7

You can manually lock the Nexus 7 at any time by pressing the Power Lock button. When you don’t manually lock, the tablet automatically locks itself after a given period of inactivity. How long? That’s [more…]

How to Turn Off the Nexus 7

There are two ways to say goodbye to your Nexus 7. One option involves turning off your tablet. The other, more common option is to use the lock out function. The main difference is that your tablet will [more…]

How to Change the Nexus 7 Screen Orientation

The Nexus 7 features a gizmo called an accelerometer, which is essential for screen orientation and can be changed to suit your preference. It determines in which direction the tablet is pointed or whether [more…]

How to Use the Nexus 7 Home Screen

The main base from which you begin your exploration of the Nexus 7 is the Home screen. It’s the first thing you see after unlocking the tablet, and it’s the place you go to whenever you quit an app. [more…]

How to Use the Nexus 7 Onscreen Keyboard

When it comes time to create text on the Nexus 7, you see the onscreen keyboard pop into view, right at the bottom of the screen. The onscreen keyboard appears whenever the tablet demands text input or [more…]

How to Use the Nexus 7 Text Correction Options

As a Nexus 7 owner, there’s no need to be embarrassed by your typing or inability to spell. The Android keyboard sports two text correction features that you’ll find most forgiving: Auto Correct and Next [more…]

How to Cut, Copy and Paste on Your Nexus 7

Among its’ many features, the Nexus 7 allows you the option to cut, copy and paste to meet your needs. Selected text is primed for cutting or copying, which works just as it does in your favorite word [more…]

How to Activate Voice Input on the Nexus 7 Keyboard

The Nexus 7 has the amazing ability to interpret your utterances and mumblings as text using the voice input. You may find your typing errors cause you to continually backtrack to make corrections, or [more…]

How to Dictate to Your Nexus 7

Dictating to your Nexus 7 really works, and works quite well, if you touch the Microphone key on the onscreen keyboard and properly dictate your text. There are a few tricks that will make this process [more…]

How to Use the People App on Your Nexus 7

To peruse the Nexus 7 address book, start the People app: Touch the All Apps button on the Home screen, and then touch the People app icon. The People app shows a list of all contacts in your Nexus 7, [more…]

How to Sort Contacts on Your Nexus 7

You may already have some contacts that need sorting in your Nexus 7. That’s because your Google account was synchronized with the tablet when you first set things up. Because all your Gmail and other [more…]

How to Build a New Contact from Scratch on Your Nexus 7

Having friends is great. Having more friends is better. Sometimes, those friends aren’t already on your tablet and require building a new contact from scratch on your Nexus. Keeping all those friends is [more…]

How to Create a Contact from an E-mail Message on Your Nexus 7

Perhaps one of the easiest ways to build up the Contacts list on your Nexus is to create a new contact from an e-mail message. This simple process also allows you to overlap contacts for easy access onto [more…]

How to Import Contacts from Your Computer to Your Nexus 7

You can export contacts from your computer’s e-mail program and then import them into the Nexus 7. Your computer’s e-mail program is doubtless a useful repository of contacts you’ve built up over the years [more…]

How to Create a New Contact from a Location on Nexus 7 Maps App

Nexus 7 provides users with multiple ways to add and create contacts. One of these options is to find a contact on the map. Nexus provides that handy Maps app to find your favorite places. When you use [more…]

How to Take a Picture of a Contact on Your Nexus 7

Nothing can be more delicious than snapping an inappropriate picture of someone you know and using it as his contact picture on your Nexus 7. Then, every time he calls you, that embarrassing, potentially [more…]

How to Join Duplicate Contacts on Your Nexus 7

The Nexus 7 can pull contacts from multiple sources, such as Gmail, Google+, and other apps such as Skype. You may therefore discover identical contact entries in the People app. Rather than fuss over [more…]

How to Set Up an E-Mail Account on Your Nexus 7

The Nexus 7 requires you to set up an email account using the email app. The Email app on the Nexus 7 is used to access web-based e-mail, or webmail, such as Yahoo!, Windows Live, and what have you. It [more…]

How to Add E-Mail Accounts on Your Nexus 7

The Email app on your Nexus 7 can be configured to pick up mail from multiple sources and added as additional accounts. If you have a Yahoo! Mail or Windows Live account, or maybe your corporate account [more…]

How to Compose an E-Mail Message on Your Nexus 7

The Gmail and Email apps aren’t simply ways to receive electronic mail on your Nexus 7 — they can also be used to compose new mail. Crafting an e-mail epistle on your tablet works exactly like creating [more…]

How to Create an E-Mail Signature on Your Nexus 7

Some of the most interesting things you can do on your Nexus 7 are to modify or create an e-mail signature, specify how mail you retrieve on the tablet is deleted from the server, and assign a default [more…]

How to Configure the E-Mail Delete Option on Your Nexus 7

Non-Gmail e-mail that you fetch on your Nexus 7 is typically left on the e-mail server so users can configure the email delete option. Unlike your computer’s e-mail program, the Email app doesn’t delete [more…]

How to Search the Web on Your Nexus 7

At the top of every Home screen on your Nexus 7 is the Google Now bar, which is the best way to search the web, the tablet, or just about anything else in your digital life. It’s a quick, efficient way [more…]

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