Getting Started with the Samsung Galaxy Tab

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How to Turn Off the Samsung Galaxy Tab

Most often, you will just put your Samsung Galaxy Tab to sleep. Or it will go to sleep on its own, because you didn’t pay enough attention to it. But occasionally, you will want to completely power down [more…]

How to Use the Samsung Galaxy Tab Onscreen Keyboard

For text communications on the Galaxy Tab, you touch an onscreen keyboard. That keyboard pops up whenever the Tab requires text input or when you have an opportunity to type something. [more…]

How to Access Symbols on the Galaxy Tab Onscreen Keyboard

The Samsung Galaxy Tab onscreen keyboard has a plethora of keys that are not readily visible. When the keyboard first appears, it is in Alphabetic mode and you see keys from A through Z in lowercase. You [more…]

How to Add Spell Check and Auto-Complete to the Galaxy Tab

Anyone can type, but it’s the rare individual who can spell, so the Samsung Galaxy Tab provides tools to help you spell. But, you have to add that functionality to the keyboard. Follow these steps: [more…]

How to Select Text for Editing on the Samsung Galaxy Tab

You’ll probably do more text editing on your Samsung Galaxy Tab than you realize. The concepts are the same as you find on a computer, but without a keyboard and mouse, the process can be daunting. [more…]

How to Cut, Copy, and Paste Text on the Galaxy Tab

Once you have selected text on your Samsung Galaxy Tab, it is primed for cutting or copying, which works just like it does in your favorite word processor. After you select the text, choose the proper [more…]

How to Synchronize Your Google Account with Your Galaxy Tab

After your Samsung Galaxy Tab has been activated, the next step in configuring it is to synchronize the device with your Google account. Obey: [more…]

How to Prep for Dictation on the Samsung Galaxy Tab

The Galaxy Tab has the amazing ability to interpret your dictation as text. It works almost as well as computer dictation in science fiction movies. [more…]

How to Do a Voice Search on the Galaxy Tab

The Samsung Galaxy Tab has the amazing ability to translate voice commands into searches to be carried out by web search engines. It’s a tad unreliable, especially compared with how well the other voice [more…]

How to Set Up Your Samsung Galaxy Tab

The first step in using your new Galaxy Tab is setting it up. Odds are good that the folks who sold you the Galaxy Tab have already done some preconfiguration. In the United States, the Tab is available [more…]

Where to Find Features on Your Galaxy Tab

Before you become an expert Galaxy Tab user, you must first learn to find the basic command buttons and other features on your Galaxy Tab. [more…]

Optional Accessories for the Samsung Galaxy Tab

You can buy an assortment of handy Galaxy Tab accessories, and I’m sure that the pleasant people at the Phone Store showed you the variety when you bought your Tab. Here are just a few of the items that [more…]

How to Store Your Samsung Galaxy Tab

Like your car keys, glasses, and wallet, you’ll want to store your Galaxy Tab in a place where it’s safe, easy to find, and always handy whether you’re at home, at work, or on the road. [more…]

How to Activate Your Samsung Galaxy Tab

The first step in using your Samsung Galaxy Tab is activation. If you purchased a cellular Tab, this step was most likely done for you at the store or before your Tab was shipped to you. If not, this part [more…]

How to Turn On Your Samsung Galaxy Tab

To turn on your Galaxy Tab, press and hold the Power Lock button. After a few seconds, you see the word SamsungGalaxy Tab 10.1 and then some hypnotic animation. The Tab is starting. [more…]

How to Wake Your Galaxy Tab from Sleep

You’ll probably leave your Samsung Galaxy Tab on all the time, and just allow it to sleep when not in use. It was designed that way. The battery lasts quite a while, so when the Tab is bored or when you’ve [more…]

Samsung Galaxy Tab: How to Set Up a Google Account

Initial setup of the Galaxy Tab works best when you already have a Google, or Gmail, account on the Internet. If you need to create a Google account, follow these directions to complete the setup process [more…]

How to Attach Your Google Account to the Galaxy Tab

Don’t fret if you’ve failed to obey the prompts and neglected to sign in to your Google account when first configuring the Galaxy Tab. You can rerun the configuration setup at any time. Just follow these [more…]

Conserve the Galaxy Tab Power: Sleep and Off

There are two ways to conserve power when you’re not using your Galaxy Tab – turn it off or put it to sleep. Most often, you will just put your Galaxy Tab to sleep. [more…]

The Galaxy Tab Orients Itself

The Samsung Galaxy Tab features a gizmo called an accelerometer. It determines in which direction the Tab is pointed or whether you’ve reoriented the device from an upright to a horizontal position, or [more…]

How to Control the Volume on Your Samsung Galaxy Tab

Finding that just-right volume level is the job of the volume control buttons that cling to the left side of the Samsung Galaxy Tab. When you press the top part of the volume button, it makes the volume [more…]

Overview of the Samsung Galaxy Tab Home Screen

The main base from which you begin exploration of the Galaxy Tab is the Home screen. It’s the first thing you see after unlocking the Tab, and the place you go to whenever you quit an application. [more…]

Overview of Quick Settings on the Samsung Galaxy Tab

The Quick Settings are a clutch of popular Samsung Galaxy Tab features, each of which can be quickly accessed from the notifications pop-up. To see the Quick Settings, pop up the notifications list. Then [more…]

Overview of the Apps Menu on the Samsung Galaxy Tab Home Screen

The application icons you see on the Home screen don’t represent all the apps in your Galaxy Tab. Those icons aren’t even applications themselves; they’re shortcuts. To see all applications installed on [more…]

How to Navigate the Samsung Galaxy Tab Touchscreen

The Galaxy Tab features a touchscreen. You use the touchscreen to control the Galaxy Tab, which is probably a new experience for you. This will get you up to speed on using the Tab's touchscreen interface [more…]


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