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How to Use Skype on the Nexus 7 Tablet

When it comes time to turn your Nexus 7 tablet into a phone, you need something called Skype. It’s one of the most popular Internet communications programs, allowing you to text-, voice-, or video-chat [more…]

How to Use the Onscreen Keyboard on the Nexus 7 Tablet

When it comes time to create text on the Nexus 7 tablet, 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 [more…]

How to Use Special Functions of the Onscreen Keyboard on the Nexus 7 Tablet

Of course, the computer is the easiest thing to type on. A Nexus 7 tablet? This device takes some getting used to because its keys are merely flat rectangles on a touchscreen. If this concept doesn’t drive [more…]

How to Edit Text on the Nexus 7 Tablet

You’ll probably do more text editing on your Nexus 7 tablet than you realize. That includes the basic stuff, such as spiffing up typos and adding a period here or there as well as complex editing involving [more…]

How to Use Voice Input on the Nexus 7 Tablet

The Nexus 7 tablet has the amazing ability to interpret your utterances and mumblings as text. It works almost as well as computer dictation in science fiction movies, though without command to destroy [more…]

How to Use the Nexus 7 Tablet People App

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

How to Add People to the Nexus 7 Tablet People App

Having friends is great. Having more friends is better. Keeping all those friends is best. In the Nexus 7 tablet People app, myriad ways are available to add more friends or create new contacts. [more…]

How to Manage Friends on the Nexus 7 Tablet People App

Don’t let your friends just sit there, occupying valuable storage space inside the Nexus 7 tablet! Put them to work. Or, actually, you do the work: Lots of things can be done with your tablet’s digital [more…]

Basics of Nexus 7 Tablet E-Mail

Electronic mail is handled on the Nexus 7 by two apps: Gmail and Email. The Gmail app hooks directly into your Google Gmail account. It’s a copy of all the Gmail you send, receive, and archive, just as [more…]

How to Check E-Mail on the Nexus 7 Tablet

The Nexus 7 tablet works flawlessly with Gmail. In fact, if Gmail is already set up to be your main e-mail address, you’ll enjoy having access to your messages all the time by using your tablet. [more…]

How to Send E-Mail on the Nexus 7 Tablet

The Gmail and Email apps aren’t simply ways to receive electronic mail on your Nexus 7 tablet — they can also be used to spawn new mail. [more…]

How to Configure E-Mail on the Nexus 7 Tablet

You can have oodles of fun and waste oceans of time confirming and customizing the e-mail experience on your Nexus 7 tablet. The most interesting things you can do are to modify or create an e-mail signature [more…]

Basics of the Internet on the Nexus 7 Tablet

Browsing the internet on the Nexus 7 tablet isn’t quite the same as using the internet on a computer. Here are some tips to make the most of your mobile internet experience: [more…]

How to Download on the Nexus 7 Tablet

There’s nothing to downloading to your Nexus 7 tablet other than understanding that most people use the term without knowing exactly what it means. Officially, a [more…]

Basics of Chrome Controls and Settings on the Nexus 7 Tablet

You could spend all day wandering dreary screens that feature the Chrome app’s settings and options for the Nexus 7 tablet. That day can be a special one for you, when you have absolutely nothing else [more…]

How to Use Google+ on the Nexus 7 Tablet

What irks Google is that no one really takes its own social networking site, Google+, seriously. Because you have the Nexus 7 tablet, which is a Google tablet, you’re given the Google+ app preinstalled [more…]

How to Use Facebook on the Nexus 7 Tablet

Of all the social networking sites, Facebook is the king. Though you can use your Nexus 7 tablet to access Facebook on the web by using the Chrome app, it’s much easier to use the Facebook app. You can [more…]

How to Use Twitter on the Nexus 7 Tablet

Twitter is a social networking site that you can use on your Nexus 7 tablet. On Twitter, you write short spurts of text that express your thoughts or observations, or you share links. Or you can use Twitter [more…]

How to Use Hangouts on the Nexus 7 Tablet

One of the ways that you can fool your Nexus 7 tablet into acting more like a phone is to use the app called Hangouts. It does text chat and video chat. The only downside to the app is that you can communicate [more…]

How to Use Internet Bookmarks and Tabs on the Nexus 7 Tablet

The Nexus 7 tablet includes features that allow you to save web pages and view multiple web pages at the same time, just like desktop computer browsers. [more…]

How to Print from Your Nexus 7 Tablet via Bluetooth

After your Nexus 7 tablet is connected, or paired, with a Bluetooth printer, you can use the device to print from a variety of apps. The secret is to find and use the Share button or command, choose Bluetooth [more…]

Basics of the Maps App on the Nexus 7 Tablet

You find your location, as well as the location of things near and far, on the Nexus 7 tablet by using the Maps app. Good news: You run no risk of improperly folding the Maps app. Better news: The Maps [more…]

How to Find Things with the Nexus 7 Tablet Maps App

The Maps app on the Nexus 7 tablet can help you find places in the real world, just like the Google app helps you find places on the Internet. Both operations work basically the same: [more…]

How to Use the Nexus 7 Tablet Navigator

Finding something is only half the job. The other half is getting there. The Nexus 7 tablet is ever ready, thanks to the various direction and navigation features nestled in the Maps app. [more…]

How to Use Google Earth on the Nexus 7 Tablet

It’s not really the same as the Nexus 7 tablet’s Maps app, yet the Google Earth app is very similar. The main difference: It covers the entire planet. And while you can get around and explore your locale [more…]


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