Set up the device: Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus

Learn how to set up the time, date, and language on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus. 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:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Applications.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Developer options.
  4. Tap any option with a check mark to turn it Off.

 

 

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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  Applications.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Language and input.
  4. Tap 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 battery and SIM card. To prepare the battery and SIM card, see these steps:

 

  • Insert the battery
  • Insert the SIM card

 

 

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. If necessary, touch English and swipe up or down to select your desired language.
  2. Tap Start.
  3. Choose one of the following options:
    • Tap Sign in to log in to your Google account. Enter your email address and password and tap the Next arrow.
    • Tap Get an account to open a new Google account and then follow the prompts.
    • Otherwise, tap Not now to open a Google account later.
  4. Read the 'Google & location' information. If desired, tap the check boxes to clear the check boxes and turn off location reporting for the two settings.
    Note: You can change the Location reporting settings at any time after you finish the setup wizard.
  5. Tap the Next arrow.
  6. If desired, enter your name in the First and Last fields. These will be entered into your contact profile.
  7. Tap the Next arrow.
  8. Read the ‘Google services’ screen and tap the Next arrow.
  9. Tap Finish.
  10. Read the ‘System Manager Application’ information. If desired, tap More info. Tap Close when finished.

 

 

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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 Applications.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Date and time.
  4. Tap Automatic time zone to select the check box.
  5. Tap Automatic date and time to select the check box.

 

 

Set time & date

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Applications.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Date and time.
  4. Tap Automatic date and time to clear the check box. 'Set date' and 'Set time' light up and are now accessible.
  5. Tap Set date to set the date. When finished, tap Set.
  6. Tap Set time to set the time. When finished, tap Set.

 

 

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