This document is for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus with Ice Cream Sandwich. For steps using Honeycomb, please see: Settings: Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus Honeycomb.
To enable or disable the automatic brightness setting, follow these steps:
To raise or lower the screen brightness, follow these steps:
To increase or decrease the amount of time before the backlight dims, follow these steps:
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To access the help documents on your tablet, follow these steps:
To find the IMEI on your tablet, follow these steps:
The IMEI can also be viewed on the back of the device.
To find the mobile number on your tablet, follow these steps:
To find the software version on your tablet, follow these steps:
To create and log in to a new Google account, follow these steps:
To log in to existing Google account, follow these steps:
Note: Some applications require at least one Google account to be able to function correctly.
To create and log in to a new Samsung account, follow these steps:
Airplane mode turns off the wireless radio. This allows you to use applications while travelling on an airplane, but you cannot make or receive calls or access the internet.
To turn airplane mode on or off, follow these steps:
WAP push messages (browser messages) allow you to download ringtones, wallpapers, and other content from the Web. WAP Push messages are supported but cannot be turned on or off.
To change the band selection, follow these steps:
To turn on data roaming, follow these steps:
To turn off data roaming, follow these steps:
To manually select the wireless network the tablet connects to, follow these steps:
The tablet detects and registers on wireless networks inside T-Mobile’s calling area, but roaming networks are usually restricted to T-Mobile SIM cards. You can manually select a network only in areas where T-Mobile does not own GSM spectrum.
Enable Firmware Over The Air (FOTA)
To enable FOTA functionality, follow these steps:
Note: A master reset will erase all downloaded content, including ringtones, images, videos, applications, and contacts stored in the tablet’s internal memory.
To copy files from the tablet to a computer using a USB cable, follow these steps:
Note: Depending on your operating system, you may need to download and install Samsung Kies 2.0 before sharing files.
A master clear deletes all user data from the device, including contacts, messages, and downloaded content. This can help when the device is running low on memory. This process does NOT erase or format the memory card.
To perform a master clear, follow these steps:
A master clear (factory data reset) restores the original factory settings and erases all user data (including settings and downloaded content) stored in the tablet’s internal memory. It does not erase data stored on the SIM card or memory card (if available).
Note: If the tablet is locked, frozen, or unresponsive, you can perform a master reset using the hardware keys instead of the menu.
To perform a master reset using hardware keys, follow these steps:
A soft reset stops all active programs. This can help when the tablet is running slower than normal or not performing properly.
To perform a soft reset, follow these steps:
To change the default SIM PIN code, follow these steps:
The Galaxy Tab 7.0 is a Samsung Approved for Enterprise (SAFE) device, a feature that includes device encryption. Enabling the device encryption feature encrypts accounts, settings, downloaded applications (and their data), media, and other files.
Important: Before encrypting your device, charge your battery to 80% or higher and attach your phone to a charger because encryption can take an hour or longer. If your phone runs out of battery power during encryption, you may lose data.
To enable device encryption, follow these steps:
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Locking the screen protects it against accidental key presses. No password is required to unlock.
To manually lock the keyboard, follow these steps:
To manually unlock the display, follow these steps:
Device lock causes the tablet to lock when you turn it off. When you turn the tablet back on, you must enter a password.
To turn on screen lock, follow these steps:
To turn off screen lock, follow these steps:
The SIM PIN code is used to protect the SIM from being used in other devices. When you enable the SIM PIN lock, the tablet prompts you to enter the code after turning it on.
To lock the SIM card, follow these steps:
To unlock the SIM card, follow these steps:
If you enter your PIN code incorrectly several times in a row, your phone will lock and you will not be able to use it again until you unlock it with a PIN Unlocking Key (PUK) code from T-Mobile.
To enter a PUK code and unblock the PIN, follow these steps:
Important: You must call T-Mobile Customer Care for the PUK code. Entering the wrong code can permanently damage your SIM card.
The SIM subsidy unlock code allows the tablet to use a SIM card from another wireless carrier. To enter the SIM subsidy unlock code, follow these steps:
Important: Stop if you receive an error message while performing the instructions below. The tablet locks permanently if you enter the incorrect code multiple times.
To set the alarm clock, follow these steps:
To assign a music file as an alarm tone, follow these steps:
Automatic update of time and date (NITZ) checks for the correct time when the tablet turns on.
Note: When you enter a different time zone and turn on your tablet, it automatically updates to the new time. This feature is network-dependent and may not be available in all areas.
To turn on NITZ, follow these steps:
To turn off NITZ, follow these steps:
To set the time and date, follow these steps:
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