Basics of the Facebook App and Your Samsung Galaxy Tablet - dummies

Basics of the Facebook App and Your Samsung Galaxy Tablet

By Dan Gookin

Of all the social networking sites, Facebook is the king. It’s definitely a social networking site you want to use on your Samsugn Galaxy tablet. It’s the online place to go to catch up with friends, send messages, express your thoughts, share pictures and videos, play games, and waste more time than you ever thought you had.

  • Although you can access Facebook on the web by using the Internet app, it is highly recommended that you use the Facebook app.

  • You can access updates to your contacts’ Facebook statuses from the Contacts app.

  • Future software updates to your Galaxy tablet may include a Facebook app or another social networking app.

How to set up your Facebook account on your Samsung Galaxy tablet

The best way to use Facebook is to have a Facebook account, and the best way to do that is to sign up here by using your computer. Register for a new account by setting up your username and password.

Don’t forget your Facebook username and password!

Eventually, the Facebook robots send you a confirmation e-mail. You reply to that message, and the online social networking community braces itself for your long-awaited arrival.

After you’re all set up, you’re ready to access Facebook on your Galaxy tablet. To get the most from Facebook, however, you need the Facebook app.

How to get the Facebook app on your Samsung Galaxy tablet

You can get the Facebook app free from the Google Play Store. That app is your red carpet to the Facebook social networking kingdom.

To get the Facebook app, go to the Google Play Store and search for the Facebook for Android app. Download that app.

After you install the Facebook app, you may see a Facebook notification icon. Touch that icon and complete the steps required to complete installation on your tablet.