Set up the device: T-Mobile G-Slate

Learn how to set up the time, date, and language on the T-Mobile G-Slate. Find out more on this page:

 

Developer options

Language

First time use

Time & date

 

 

Developer options

Turn off developer options

If developer options are turned on, it can cause red border on the screen, errors when connecting to computers, or other problems. To turn off all developer options, follow these steps:

 

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Language

Change language

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, press Menu.
  2. Tap Settnigs.
  3. Tap Language & input.
  4. Tap Select language.
  5. Choose language.

 

 

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First time use

Prepare the battery and SIM card

Before using the device, you need to insert the battery and SIM card. To prepare the battery and SIM card, see these steps:

 

 

 

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:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Accounts & sync.
  4. Tap Add account.
  5. Tap Google Accounts.
  6. Tap Create account.
  7. Tap the Email field and enter the name you want before the @ symbol in your e-mail address.
  8. Tap the First name field and enter your first name.
  9. Tap the Last name field and enter your last name.
  10. Tap the Enter a password field and enter a password.
  11. Tap the Confirm password field and re-enter the password.
  12. Tap Next.
  13. Tap the Security Question drop-down menu.
  14. Tap the desired security question.
  15. Tap the Answer field and enter your answer.
  16. Tap the Recovery Address field and enter a backup e-mail address.
  17. Tap Next.
  18. Review the Google Terms of Service and tap I agree, Next.
  19. If prompted, enter the security word you see in the picture.
  20. Tap Next.
  21. Tap Done.
  22. Read the Terms of Service and then tap I accept. Create my account.

 

 

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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:

 

To turn on NITZ, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to and tap Date & time.
  4. Tap to select the Automatic date & time check box.
  5. Tap to select the Automatic time zone check box.

 

To turn off NITZ, follow these steps:


  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to and tap Date& time.
  4. Tap to clear the Automatic date & time check box..
  5. Tap to clear the Automatic time zone check box.

 

 

Set time & date

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to and tap Date & time.
  4. If necessary, clear the Automatic date & time check box.
  5. Tap Set date.
  6. Tap the up or down arrows to set the date.
  7. Tap Set.
  8. Tap Set time.
  9. Tap the up or down arrows to set the time.
  10. Tap the up or down arrow to select AM or PM.
  11. Tap Set.
  12. To specify a 12-hour or a 24-hour clock, tap to clear orselect the Use 24-hour format checkbox, respectively.
  13. To display the date in a different format, tap Select date format, and then tap the date format you want.

 

 

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