How to Play Games on Your Samsung Galaxy Tablet

By Dan Gookin

One of the best ways to put expensive, high-tech gizmos, like your Samsung Galaxy tablet, to work is to play games. Don’t even sweat the thought that you have too much business or work or other important stuff you can do on your Galaxy Note or Galaxy Tab. The more advanced the mind, the more the need for play, right? So indulge yourself.

Lamentably, no sample games ship with your tablet. But don’t worry about that. It is easy to rectify this situation! Having no games preinstalled on your tablet may change in the future, but for now you’re left to hunt down games at the Play Store just like everyone else in the Android Kingdom.

Just to be a tease, let’s look at a game on the Galaxy tablet. It’s one of many, so don’t think this is a must have recommendation or anything, though some people have played Jet Car Stunts on the Galaxy Tab 3 for hours on end.

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  • You can use the Play Games app on the Apps screen. (The Play Games app may be in the Google folder.)

  • Free or “lite” versions of popular games exist. Before plunking down your hard-earned 99 cents, consider testing the free version.