Set up the device: Google Nexus 7 (2012)

Learn how to set up the time, date, and language on the Google Nexus 7 (2012). Find out more on this page:

 

Developer options

Language

First time use

Time & date

 

 

Developer options

Turn off developer options

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Language

Change language

To change the language of the device and menus, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps AllAppsicon.jpg icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Language & Input.
  4. Tap Default language.
  5. Tap the desired language.

 

 

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First time use

Prepare the battery and SIM card

Before using the device, you need to insert the SIM card. To prepare the SIM card, see: SIM card: Google Nexus 7 (2012)

 

 

Setup wizard

After turning on your device the first time, you may see a setup wizard to help you set up your device. To do this initial setup, follow these steps:

 

Create and log in to a new Gmail account

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps AllAppsicon.jpg icon.
  2. Tap Gmail.
  3. Tap Create.
  4. Enter your first name.
  5. Enter your last name.
  6. Enter the username you want for your email address.
  7. Tap Next.
  8. Enter a password.
  9. Confirm password.
  10. Tap Next.
  11. If desired, enter a Recovery email address.
  12. Tap the Security question drop-down menu and select a security question.
  13. Enter the answer.
  14. Tap Next.
  15. Tap I agree.
  16. Enter the displayed Captcha.
  17. Tap Next.
  18. Tap Finish.

 

Log in / out of existing Gmail account

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps AllAppsicon.jpg icon.
  2. Tap Gmail.
  3. Tap Existing.
  4. Enter your username
  5. Enter your password.
  6. Tap Sign in.

 

 

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Time & date

Auto-update time (NITZ)

To set the device clock to automatically update based on what time zone it is in, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps AllAppsicon.jpg icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Date & time.
  4. Tap to select (turn on) or clear (turn off) the Automatic date & time check box.

 

 

Set time & date

To set the time and date of the device clock, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps AllAppsicon.jpg icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Date & time.
  4. Tap to clear (turn off) the Automatic date & time check box.
  5. Tap Set date.
  6. Enter the date.
  7. Tap Set time.
  8. Enter the time.
  9. Tap Set.

 

 

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