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How to Use the Nexus 7 Tablet’s Camera App

Image-recording duties are carried out on the Nexus 7 by using the Camera app. It’s quite a versatile tool, handling all the chores for image capture, from still images to video to fancy feats of panoramic [more…]

How to Use Panorama and Photo Sphere Modes on the Nexus 7 Tablet

The Camera app on the Nexus 7 tablet features two fancy, still-shot modes: Panorama and Photo Sphere. Both let you capture the world around you in a unique way. [more…]

How to Set the Camera Resolution on the Nexus 7 Tablet

You don’t always have to set the highest resolution the Nexus 7 tablet can capture for your images, especially when you’re shooting for the web or uploading pictures to Facebook, where you really won’t [more…]

How to Find Pictures on Your Nexus 7 Tablet

In the digital realm, pictures and videos you shoot are stored electronically. On the Nexus 7 tablet, they’re compressed and squeezed into a series of ones and zeroes that mean nothing unless you have [more…]

How to Edit Pictures on Your Nexus 7 Tablet

The Gallery app on your Nexus 7 tablet is more than just a photo album. It also sports features that let you perform some minor image surgery. [more…]

How to Listen to Music on Your Nexus 7 Tablet

Your source of musical delight on the Nexus 7 is the app aptly named Play Music. You can find the app on the All Apps screen. [more…]

How to Add Music to Your Nexus 7 Tablet

The Nexus 7 tablet comes with a paltry selection of tunes, mostly available through the Google Play Store on the Internet. You probably won’t find any of your favorites included. What to do? Why, add more [more…]

How to Organize Music on Your Nexus 7 Tablet

The Play Music app on your Nexus 7 tablet categorizes your music by album, artist, and so forth, but unless you have only one album and enjoy all the songs on it, that configuration probably won’t do. [more…]

How to Use Your Nexus 7 Tablet as a Clock

Your Nexus 7 tablet keeps constant, accurate track of the time, which is displayed at the top of the Home screen as well as on the lock screen. That’s handy, but it just isn’t enough, so the tablet ships [more…]

How to View Your Calendar on Your Nexus 7 Tablet

Throw away your datebook; you don’t need it. That’s because your Nexus 7tablet is the ideal datebook and appointment calendar. Thanks to the Calendar app and the Google Calendar service on the Internet [more…]

How to Create a New Calendar Event on Your Nexus 7 Tablet

The key to making the Nexus 7 tablet calendar work is to add events: appointments, things to do, meetings, or full-day events such as birthdays or colonoscopies. To create a new event, follow these steps [more…]

How to Use Your Nexus 7 Tablet as an eBook Reader

Your Nexus 7 tablet comes with Google’s own eBook reader app. It has the clever name Play Books, and it can be found on the All Apps screen or in the Google folder on the Home screen. [more…]

How to Use Your Nexus 7 Tablet for Video Entertainment

It’s not possible to watch “real” TV on the Nexus 7 tablet, but a few apps let you come close. The YouTube app is handy for watching random, meaningless drivel. And then there’s the Play Movies app, which [more…]

How to Buy an App for the Nexus 7 Tablet

After you locate an app you want on your Nexus 7 tablet, the next step is to download it by copying it from the Google Play Store on the Internet into your tablet. The app is then installed automatically [more…]

How to Install Apps on Your Nexus 7 Tablet from Your Computer

You don’t need to use the Nexus 7 tablet to install apps. Using a computer, you can visit the Google Play website, choose software, and have the app installed remotely. It’s kind of cool, yet kind of scary [more…]

Basics of the Google Play Store for Nexus 7 Tablet

People love to shop when they’re buying something they want or when they’re spending someone else’s money. You can go shopping for your Nexus 7, and not just for a docking stand or a combination keyboard [more…]

How to Manage Apps on the Nexus 7 Tablet

The Play Store app is not only where you buy apps — it’s also used for managing apps on the Nexus 7 tablet. This task includes reviewing apps you’ve downloaded, updating apps, organizing apps, and removing [more…]

How to Use Wireless Networking on the Nexus 7 Tablet

The primary reason for wireless networking on the Nexus 7 tablet is to connect to the Internet. You know that wireless networking has hit the big-time when you see people asking Santa Claus for a wireless [more…]

How to Activate Bluetooth for Your Nexus 7 Tablet

Computer nerds have long had the desire to connect high-tech gizmos to one another. The Bluetooth standard, available on your Nexus 7 tablet, was developed to sate this desire in a wireless way. Though [more…]

How to Pair Your Nexus 7 Tablet with a Bluetooth Device

Bluetooth enables you to connect devices, such as a keyboard or printer, to your Nexus 7 wirelessly. To make the Bluetooth connection to your tablet, follow these steps: [more…]

How to Use the Android Beam Option on the Nexus 7 Tablet

The Nexus 7 tablet features an NFC radio, where NFCstands for Near Field Communications. NFC allows your tablet to communicate with other NFC devices, which allows for the quick transfer of information [more…]

How to Connect the Nexus 7 Tablet to a Computer via USB

The most direct way to connect a Nexus 7 tablet to a computer is by using a wire — specifically, the wire nestled cozily in the heart of a USB cable. You can do lots of things after making the USB connection [more…]

How to Transfer Files between Your Computer and Your Nexus 7 Tablet

Once you have connected your Nexus 7 tablet to a computer, you are ready to exchange files. You can’t just wish the files over. A good understanding of basic computer operations is necessary before you [more…]

How to Put Your Nexus 7 Tablet in Airplane Mode

Like taking a cell phone on a plane you have to follow certain rules with your Nexus 7 tablet. Though it isn’t a cell phone, you still have to heed the flight crew’s warnings regarding cell phones and [more…]

How to Use Your Nexus 7 Tablet while Abroad

It’s entirely possible, even encouraged, to flee the country with the Nexus 7 tablet in tow. In fact, the tablet works better than a cell phone overseas because it does so much more. Truly, the Nexus 7 [more…]


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