How to Set Up an Android Tablet

Introduction

Android tablet in the box.
If you need assistance setting up your Android tablet, this guide will take you through the necessary steps to complete that process.

1 Charge Tablet

Connect your tablet to a wall outlet using the provided power adapter and allow it to fully charge.

Android tablet charging.

2 Basic Setup

  1. Turn on your Android tablet by pressing and holding down the power button.

    Depending on the make and model of your Android tablet, the location of the power button may vary.

  2. From the Welcome screen select your language then tap the right arrow.
    Language selection and Next option highlighted in Android setup.
  3. If you want to connect your tablet to Wi-Fi, then select your Wi-Fi network from the list and type in the Wi-Fi password if needed. Tap Next to continue either way.
    Wi-Fi networks pointed out and Next option highlighted in Android setup.
  4. Mark the consent box if you wish to provide diagnostic data. Tap Next to continue.
    Checkbox pointed out and Next option highlighted in Android setup.
  5. Agree with the Terms and Conditions.
    Agree option highlighted in Android setup.
  6. Type in your Google email account and tap Next.
    Email entry field pointed out and Next option highlighted in Android setup.
  7. Enter your Google email password and tap Next.
    Password entry field pointed out and Next option highlighted in Android setup.
  8. Accept the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
    Accept option highlighted in Android setup.
  9. For the purpose of this basic setup we will choose the Set up as new device. You can also choose whether you want to restore from previously backed up data. Tap Next to continue.
    Next option highlighted in Android setup.
  10. Tap Set Screen Lock Now if you want to set how to unlock your screen after the device goes idle or Skip to do it later.
    Skip option highlighted in Android setup.
  11. Review and choose the Google Services you'd like to use or not use then tap Next.
    Checkboxes and Next option highlighted in Android setup.
  12. Depending on your tablet manufacturer you might be asked to sign in for additional services provided by them. When you're finished you'll end up on the main screen.
    Android main screen.
  13. That's it! Your tablet is now ready to use.

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Android tablet in the box.
If you need assistance setting up your Android tablet, this guide will take you through the necessary steps to complete that process.

Connect your tablet to a wall outlet using the provided power adapter and allow it to fully charge.

Android tablet charging.

  1. Turn on your Android tablet by pressing and holding down the power button.

    Depending on the make and model of your Android tablet, the location of the power button may vary.

  2. From the Welcome screen select your language then tap the right arrow.
    Language selection and Next option highlighted in Android setup.
  3. If you want to connect your tablet to Wi-Fi, then select your Wi-Fi network from the list and type in the Wi-Fi password if needed. Tap Next to continue either way.
    Wi-Fi networks pointed out and Next option highlighted in Android setup.
  4. Mark the consent box if you wish to provide diagnostic data. Tap Next to continue.
    Checkbox pointed out and Next option highlighted in Android setup.
  5. Agree with the Terms and Conditions.
    Agree option highlighted in Android setup.
  6. Type in your Google email account and tap Next.
    Email entry field pointed out and Next option highlighted in Android setup.
  7. Enter your Google email password and tap Next.
    Password entry field pointed out and Next option highlighted in Android setup.
  8. Accept the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
    Accept option highlighted in Android setup.
  9. For the purpose of this basic setup we will choose the Set up as new device. You can also choose whether you want to restore from previously backed up data. Tap Next to continue.
    Next option highlighted in Android setup.
  10. Tap Set Screen Lock Now if you want to set how to unlock your screen after the device goes idle or Skip to do it later.
    Skip option highlighted in Android setup.
  11. Review and choose the Google Services you'd like to use or not use then tap Next.
    Checkboxes and Next option highlighted in Android setup.
  12. Depending on your tablet manufacturer you might be asked to sign in for additional services provided by them. When you're finished you'll end up on the main screen.
    Android main screen.
  13. That's it! Your tablet is now ready to use.
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