Learn how to customize the screen and keyboard settings on the Google Nexus 7 (2013). Find out more on this page:
To make the screen backlight brighter or darker, follow these steps:
To change the time before the backlight times out, follow these steps:
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You can add widgets to the lock screen and swipe between them.
Lock screen widgets let you scan recent Gmail messages, calendar entries, and other app content without unlocking your screen. If your tablet is set up for more than one user, you may need to touch your image at the bottom of the screen to see your own lock screen. To set or change the type of lock, go to to Settings > Personal > Security > Screen lock.
To add a widget to the lock screen, follow these steps:
Note: You can add up to five widgets to your lock screen. To move between them, swipe across the top of the screen in portrait mode, or across the left side of the screen in landscape mode.
To change the wallpaper that’s displayed on your Home screens, follow these steps:
To set a wallpaper, follow these steps:
To change the default keyboard settings, follow these steps:
To enter symbols and numbers with the keyboard, follow these steps:
To change the text entry or predictive text mode, follow these steps:
You can use speak to enter text in most places that you can enter text with the onscreen keyboard. To set up and use text to speech, follow these steps:
We're sorry, but multitasking is not available on this device.
To switch back and forth between tasks or windows, follow these steps:
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