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How to Put Shortcuts on the Samsung Galaxy Tab Home Screen

A shortcut is a doodad you can place on the Galaxy Tab Home screen that’s neither an app nor a widget. Instead, a shortcut is a handy way to get at a feature or an informational tidbit stored in the Samsung [more…]

How to Move and Remove Icons and Widgets from the Galaxy Tab Home Screen

Icons and widgets are fastened to the Samsung Galaxy Tab Home screen by something akin to the same glue they use on sticky notes. You can easily pick up an icon or a widget, move it around, and then restick [more…]

How to Lock Your Samsung Galaxy Tab

The Galaxy Tab features a basic lock screen: Simply slide the Unlock button outside of the locking ring, and the Tab is unlocked and ready to use. If you prefer to have a lock that’s not so easy to pick [more…]

How to Create a Lock Screen Pattern on Your Samsung Galaxy Tab

The Galaxy Tab gives you both hardware and software options to lock the device. The hardware lock opens with a simple slide of the Unlock button outside of the locking ring. If you prefer to have a lock [more…]

How to Set a PIN or a Password for Your Samsung Galaxy Tab

To lock and unlock the screen on your Galaxy Tab, slide the Unlock button outside of the locking ring, and the Tab is unlocked and ready to use. If you prefer to have a lock that’s not so easy to unlock [more…]

How to Set Sound Options on Your Samsung Galaxy Tab

The Sound screen is where you control which sound the Galaxy Tab plays as a ringtone, but it’s also where you can set volume and vibration options. To display the Sound screen, choose Sound from the list [more…]

How to Change Visual Settings on Your Samsung Galaxy Tab

There are two visual settings that get used more than the others on the Samsung Galaxy Tab: Screen Brightness and Screen Timeout. The Screen Timeout setting is the setting that the Galaxy Tab uses to put [more…]

How to Back Up Stuff on a Samsung Galaxy Tab

A backup is a safety copy of information. For your Galaxy Tab, 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 Monitor the Battery Status on a Samsung Galaxy Tab

You can find information about the Galaxy Tab’s battery status at the bottom right of the screen, in the status area, next to the time. [more…]

How to Determine What is Using Battery Power on a Galaxy Tab

Perhaps the most important item you can monitor and maintain on your Galaxy Tab is its battery. The battery supplies the necessary electrical juice by which the device operates. Without battery power, [more…]

How to Extend the Life of Your Galaxy Tab Battery

A surefire way to make a battery last a good long time is to never turn on the Galaxy Tab in the first place. That’s kind of impractical, so rather than let you use your Galaxy Tab as an expensive paperweight [more…]

How to Fix Typical Problems on a Samsung Galaxy Tab

For the most part, the Samsung Galaxy Tab is a very reliable and trouble-free device. But now and then, you may encounter a bit of a problem. Here are some typical problems you may encounter on the Samsung [more…]

Samsung Galaxy Tab: Fix an App that Suddenly Stops

Sometimes, apps that misbehave let you know. You see a warning on the Galaxy Tab screen announcing the app’s stubborn disposition. When that happens, touch the Force Close button to shut down the errant [more…]

How to Reset the Samsung Galaxy Tab to Factory Settings

When the Galaxy Tab acts up and you’ve tried everything possible to fix it without success, you can do the drastic thing and reset all Galaxy Tab software, essentially returning it to the state it was [more…]

How to Get Support for the Samsung Galaxy Tab

You can use two sources for support for your Galaxy Tab. For cellular Tabs, the first source of support is your cellular provider. The second source, or only source if you have a Wi-Fi Tab, is Samsung. [more…]

Galaxy Tab: How to Delete Photos and Videos

It’s entirely possible, and often desirable, to remove unwanted, embarrassing, or questionably legal images and videos from the galaxy Tab Gallery. To zap a single image, summon the image on the screen [more…]

Galaxy Tab: How to Rotate Photos

Which way is up? Well, the answer depends on your situation. For taking pictures with the Galaxy Tab, sometimes images just don’t appear “up,” no matter how you turn the Tab. To fix that situation, heed [more…]

Galaxy Tab: How to Access Your Picasa Account

Part of your Google account that you use with your Galaxy Tab includes access to the online photo-sharing website, Picasa Web. If you haven’t yet been to the Picasa website on the Internet, use your computer [more…]

Galaxy Tab: How to Print Your Pictures

A trick you wouldn’t expect to find on a portable gizmo is the ability to print your lovely photos. The Galaxy Tab is more than up to the task, if you have a Bluetooth printer and you’ve survived the ordeal [more…]

Galaxy Tab: How to Post Your Video to YouTube

The best way to share a video from your Galaxy Tab is to upload it to YouTube. As a Google account holder, you also have a YouTube account. You can use the YouTube app on the Galaxy Tab along with your [more…]

Galaxy Tab: How to Use the Share Menu

Occasionally, you stumble across the Share command when working with photos and videos in the Galaxy Tab Gallery app. This command is used to distribute images and videos from your Galaxy Tab to your pals [more…]

Internet Radio Options for Your Galaxy Tab

Though they’re not broadcast radio stations, some sources on the Internet — Internet radio sites — play music. Lamentably, the Galaxy Tab doesn’t come with any Internet radio apps, but that doesn’t stop [more…]

How to Play a Song from Your Galaxy Tab

Listening to music on your Galaxy Tab is very simple. To listen to music by locating a song in your Music library, touch the song title, and the song plays. [more…]

How to Add Music to Galaxy Tab from Your Computer

Odds are good that your Galaxy Tab came with no music preinstalled. One easy way to add music to your Tab is to use music that you already have on your computer. [more…]

Galaxy Tab: How to Buy Music from Amazon

A more specific solution for buying music for the Galaxy Tab is to use the Amazon MP3 store. It’s a universal approach, which works on just about every Android device, including the Galaxy Tab. [more…]

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