Galaxy Note and Galaxy Tab Tricks to Remember

Part of the Samsung Galaxy Tabs For Dummies Cheat Sheet

You can get more done quickly on your Galaxy Note and Galaxy Tab when you know a few tricks. Here is an assortment of handy time-saving tricks for you to keep in mind while you use, abuse, or excuse your device:

  • Dictation! You can speak into the tablet as an effective and quick alternative to using the onscreen keyboard.

  • Quickly switch between two or more programs by long-pressing the Home key to display the Recent Apps list.

  • For fast access to your favorite icons, stick them on the Home screen.

  • Check to see whether an app comes with a widget, which you can affix to the Home screen.

  • Your tablet can make phone calls, but you must install the proper app. For traditional phone calls, Skype is a good idea. You can use the Hangouts app for video chat.

  • Whenever possible, try to use the tablets Wi-Fi Internet connection to avoid incurring data usage charges.

  • Look at the top of the notifications shade for the Quick Action buttons. They let you easily switch key tablet features on and off.

  • Keep the tablet's power cord with you and plug in when you can. You can most definitely use the tablet while it's charging.

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