Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1) - Support Overview

Find device-specific support and online tools for your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

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Accessories

Download and Install Samsung Gear Manager - Android® 

Here's how to install Samsung Gear Manager on your Android device.

Activation, Setup & User Guides

Activate / Set Up Device - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to quickly set up your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Activate New Device - Existing Verizon Customer

Here's how to activate your new iPhone or Android smartphone. You can also learn how to turn off iMessage, transfer content and much more.

Activate, Switch or Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) FAQs

Learn how to activate a new device, swap devices on an existing line, switch to Verizon and bring your own phone (BYOD), get a new SIM card and more.

Activating Your New Android Tablet

Learn how to activate and set up your Android tablet with Verizon Wireless.

How to use Verizon Cloud

Get step-by-step instructions for how to sign up for and use Verizon Cloud online. Upload and back up your contacts, pictures, videos, music, documents and more.

Insert SIM Card - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to properly insert a SIM card into your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) to avoid potential service issues.

Top 10 Things to Do with Your New Tablet

Learn how to set up your new tablet with important features and functions. Get the most out of your new tablet with these practical tips.

Validate Emergency Address (E911)

Here's info on validating your Emergency Address (E911).

Video: What is Verizon Cloud?
(length: 2:12)

Watch this video to learn about the features of Verizon Cloud - like content transfer, media storage, photo printing and more.
Length: 2:12

Back Up & Transfer Content

Content Transfer Center

Find the best way to transfer your pictures, videos, contacts and other content from one device to another. See step-by-step instructions for devices by operating system.

Download and Install Content Transfer App - Android™ Smartphone

Here's how to download and install the Content Transfer app on an Android smartphone.

Export / Import / Synchronize Contacts - Comma Separated Values (.csv) File or Vcard

Here's how to export contacts to or import contacts from a .csv file or Vcard.

Export Contacts as a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) File - Yahoo! Mail

Here's how to export your contacts to a CSV file using Yahoo Mail.

Move Files from Internal Storage to SD / Memory Card - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to move files from internal storage on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) to an SD / memory card.

Move Music Files from Device - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to transfer music files from your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) to a computer.

Move Music Files to Device - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to transfer music files from a computer to your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Move Pictures / Videos from Device - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) to your computer.

Move Pictures / Videos to Device - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from a computer to your Galaxy Tab 2.

Transfer Content with Samsung Smart Switch™ Mobile App (USB Cable Transfer)

Here's how to transfer content from your old device to your current Samsung phone.

Transfer Content with Samsung Smart Switch™ Mobile App (from Android™)

Here's how to transfer content from your old Android device to your current Samsung phone.

Transfer Content with Samsung Smart Switch™ Mobile App (from iOS)

Here's how to transfer content from an iOS device to your current Samsung phone.

Video: Use the Content Transfer App to Move Content Between Devices
(length: 2:58)

With the Content Transfer app, it's easy to transfer your contacts and other content from your old phone to your new phone. Find out how.
Length: 2:58

Basics

How to Check Verizon Wireless Service Availability

Learn how to check if your location has Verizon wireless service available. Follow these instructions to see if there's coverage in your area.

How to Clean / Disinfect Your Device

Here's how to properly clean / disinfect / sanitize your smartphone / tablet / basic phone / smartwatch / jetpack.

How to Clean Your Samsung Galaxy Device

Here are guidelines for cleaning / sanitizing / disinfecting the glass, ceramic and metal surfaces of your Galaxy smartphone / tablet / watch.

My Verizon Website - Remove Connected Device (E911)

Here's how to remove a device from your Connected Devices list via the My Verizon website.

Battery & Power

Battery Issues - Battery Usage

This outlines potential causes of battery issues (device not charging/holding a charge, short battery life).

Battery Troubleshooting Basics

Here's how to extend battery life and troubleshoot battery issues on your phone.

Extend Battery Life - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to improve the battery life for your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Power & Charging Issues - Non-Removable Battery Devices

If you're having issues with your non-removable battery charging or not holding a charge, view this info.

Power & Charging Issues - Removable Battery Devices

If you're having issues with your removable battery charging or not holding a charge, here are some helpful tips.

Soft Reset (Frozen / Unresponsive Screen) - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to reset your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) if it's unresponsive, frozen or won't power on or off.

Soft Reset - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to restart your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) if it crashes and resets, freezes or runs slow.

Turn Battery Optimization On / Off - Android™ 6.x and higher (Samsung)

Battery optimization helps conserve battery power on your Samsung device and is turned on by default.

View Battery Info - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's info on the battery specs (e.g., Usage Time, Standby Time, etc.) for your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

View Battery Status - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to view charging status, remaining battery and what uses the most battery on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Bluetooth

Bluetooth FAQs

Learn about Bluetooth wireless pairing and how to use it to connect your devices. Establish connections for handsfree calls, wireless speakers and keyboards.

Bluetooth® Help Guide

Here's info on pairing Bluetooth with your vehicle and some FAQs.

Delete Paired Bluetooth® Connection - Android™

Here's how to delete a Bluetooth connection from your Android device.

Send Contact via Bluetooth® - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2® (10.1)

Here's how to send a contact on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) via Bluetooth.

Turn Bluetooth On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1)

Here's how to turn Bluetooth for your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) on or off and make it visible to other devices for pairing.

Calendar

Add a Calendar Event - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to add, delete or edit info in the calendar on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Remove a Calendar Event - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to remove a calendar event on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Calling & Dialing

Turn Airplane Mode On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

To turn Verizon network services on/off or if they aren't functioning on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1), view this info.

Video: Verizon Messages - HD Video Calling
(length: 1:46)

The Verizon Messages offers HD voice and video calling on your tablet through the app. Watch this video to learn how to set up HD calling and make calls.
Length: 1:46

Camera, Photos & Videos

Download Pictures/Videos - Backup Assistant℠ Plus - Android™ Tablet

Here's how to download pictures and videos to Backup Assistant Plus via your Android tablet.

Move Pictures / Videos from Device - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) to your computer.

Move Pictures / Videos to Device - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from a computer to your Galaxy Tab 2.

View Pictures / Videos - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2® (10.1)

Here's how to view pictures and/or videos on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Computer/PC Connectivity

Create a Paired Connection - Windows® 7

Here's how to create a paired connection with your device using Windows 7.

USB Debugging Mode - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to facilitate a connection between your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) and a computer with the Android SDK.

Windows® Device Manager Conflicts - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2® (10.1)

If you can't transfer media between your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) and PC, view this info.

Contacts

Access Backup Assistant Plus Contacts - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to access Backup Assistant Plus on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Access Contacts - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to access contacts on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Add a Contact - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to add a contact to your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Back Up Contacts - Backup Assistant℠ Plus - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2® (10.1)

Here's how to back up contacts using Backup Assistant Plus on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Caller ID Image - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to set or change the image for a saved contact on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Contact Display Options - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to configure how your contacts display on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Delete a Contact - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to remove a contact from your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Edit a Contact - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to edit a contact on your Galaxy Tab 2.

Export Contacts to SD / Memory Card - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to export contacts to an SD / memory card in your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1)

Import Contacts from SD / Memory Card - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to import contacts from an SD / memory card to your Galaxy Tab 2.

Link / Unlink Contacts - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to link or unlink duplicate contacts in your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Send Contact via Bluetooth® - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2® (10.1)

Here's how to send a contact on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) via Bluetooth.

Separate Contact Information - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to separate contacts that have been merged on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Verizon Cloud - Android™ Tablet - Back Up Contacts

Here's how to back up your contacts to Verizon Cloud from your Android tablet.

Video: Managing Contacts Using My Verizon
(length: 2:21)

Watch this video to learn how to manage your contacts using My Cloud Media & Contacts in your My Verizon account. See how to remove, restore and sync your contacts.
Length: 2:21

Video: Managing Duplicate Contacts Using Google
(length: 2:45)

Want to clean up space on your phone? Watch this video to learn how to merge duplicate contacts by using your Google account.
Length: 2:45

Video: Managing Duplicate Contacts Using Your Android Device
(length: 3:21)

Want to clean up space on your phone? Watch this video to learn how to merge duplicate contacts on your Android device.
Length: 3:21

View Contact Sync Source - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to see where a phonebook contact on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) was imported from.

Data

Allow / Deny Data Roaming - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to check settings if you can't connect to the internet or send / receive messages on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Bonus Data FAQs

Learn about the options to add bonus data to your devices on the new Verizon Plan.

Cancel Verizon Data Service Auto-Renew (Prepaid) - Android™ Tablet

Here's how to turn off the auto renew functionality of your Prepaid Verizon Data on your tablet.

Change Verizon Data Service Plan (Prepaid) - Android™ Tablet

Here's how to change the Prepaid Verizon data service plan on an Android tablet.

Check Verizon Data Service usage (Prepaid) - Android™ Tablet

Here's how to check your data on your prepaid, Android tablet.

Conserve Data Usage - Google+

Here's how to save data on your Android smartphone / tablet via the Google+ app

Data Gifting FAQs

Learn about the data gifting program where you can give extra data to others as a gift, and receive it too.

Data Utilization FAQs

Learn about a free online tool that helps you understand how the devices on your account are using data. Access it through My Verizon and My Verizon Mobile.

Forgot Verizon Data Service Username / Password (Prepaid) - Android™ Tablet

Here's how to view your username or reset your password for your Verizon data service on your Android tablet.

Manage Data Usage - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to change the data usage cycle and set data warnings and / or limits on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Set Up Verizon Prepaid Data Service - Android™ Tablet

Here's how to set up Verizon Prepaid data service for your Android tablet.

Turn Data On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

To turn the mobile data for your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) on or off, follow these steps.

Turn Facebook® Video Autoplay On / Off

Here's how to turn automatic video play for Facebook on or off.

View / Restrict Data Usage by App - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to view / restrict the amount of data an app on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) uses.

Date & Time

Set Date and Time - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2® (10.1)

If your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) shows the incorrect date and/or time, view this info to correct it.

Device ID & Info

Check for Physical Damage

Here's how to help determine if your device has damage.

Damaged Device Fee FAQs

Learn about the Damaged Device Fee that's charged if you turn in your device for a Certified Like-New Replacement and your returned device has been misused.

Extend Device Life - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2® (10.1)

Here's how to improve the battery life for your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

View Device ID - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to view the device ID (IMEI) for your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

View Device Info - Verizon Website

Here's how to view info (e.g., ID, SIM number, trade-in value, etc.) for a device on your account via the My Verizon website.

View MAC Address - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to view the Wi-Fi MAC address for your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

View Phone Number - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to view the phone number for your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Device Settings

Adjust Backlight - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to adjust the backlight on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Adjust Display Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1)

Here's how to adjust display options including screen timeout, screen tone and quick launch on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Manage Alerts / Notifications - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to change notification sounds for incoming calls or messages on your Galaxy Tab 2.

Turn Airplane Mode On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

To turn Verizon network services on/off or if they aren't functioning on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1), view this info.

Turn Screen Rotation On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

If the display on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) doesn't rotate, this shows how to fix it.

Turn TalkBack On / Off - Android™

Here's how to turn TalkBack for your Android device on or off.

Email/Gmail

Add a Personal Email Account - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to add a personal email account to your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Add an Existing Google™ Account - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to add your Google (Gmail) account on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Adjust Account Sync Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to view sync settings on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) if you're not receiving email and app notifications.

Apple® iPad® - Fetch New Data

Here's how to adjust how often your iPad checks for new email.

Compose and Send Email Message - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to create and send an email message from your Galaxy Tab 2.

Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval

Here's how to leave a copy of message on the server after you retrieve them.

Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval - Macintosh®

Here's how to leave a copy of messages on the server after you retrieve them.

Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval - Windows®

Here's how to allow your email client (e.g., Windows Live, etc.) to leave a copy of an email on the server once deleted using your Windows computer.

Delete Email Messages - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to delete an email message from your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1.

Email Account Common Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's info on common personal email settings (e.g., account name, etc.) for your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Email Account Data Usage Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

To modify data usage options for the personal email account on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1), view this info.

Email Account Notification Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

If you're not getting notifications for the personal email on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1), view this info.

Email Account Password and Server Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

To update the personal email password/server settings for your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1), view this.

Email Account Signature Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

To enter or edit the personal email signature on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) , view this info.

Email Account Sync Frequency Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

To adjust the personal email sync frequency settings on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1), view this info.

Gmail™ for Android™ - Auto Signature

Here's how to add, edit or remove a signature for your Gmail messages on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Gmail™ for Android™ - Compose and Send a Message

Here's how to compose and send a Gmail message from your Android device.

Gmail™ for Android™ - Delete Messages

Here's how to delete Gmail messages from your Android smartphone / tablet.

Gmail™ for Android™ - Manage Notifications

Here's how to manage your Gmail notification settings for your Android smartphone / tablet.

Gmail™ for Android™ - Reply to a Message

Here's how to reply to a Gmail message from your Android smartphone / tablet.

Gmail™ for Android™ - View Account Address / Username

Here's how to view your Gmail email address and username from your Android smartphone / tablet.

Gmail™ for Android™ - View Messages

Here's how to view a Gmail message on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Manage Corporate Email Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's info on updating work email settings for your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Perform a Gmail™ Sync - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to sync Google email, contacts, calendar, etc. on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Remove Corporate Email Account (Exchange ActiveSync®) - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Removing then re-adding a work email account on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) often fixes email issues.

Remove Gmail™ Account - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Removing then re-adding a Gmail account on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) often fixes email issues.

Remove a Personal Email Account - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Removing then re-adding an email account on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) often fixes email issues.

Reply to an Email Message - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to reply to an email message from your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Set Up Corporate Email (Exchange ActiveSync®) - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to add a work email account on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Standard Email Messaging Ports

Here's info on standard email messaging ports, which can help with configuration of advanced email settings.

Unlock a Gmail™ Account

Here's how to unlock your Gmail Account if you don't know your username or password.

Update the Gmail Password - Android™

Here's how to update the password for your Gmail account from your Android device.

Video: Troubleshooting Personal and Corporate Email
(length: 3:21)

Learn to fix your personal and corporate email with just a few simple steps.
Length: 3:21

View Email Messages - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to view email messages on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Find My Phone

Find My Device - Android™ - Remotely Locate Device

Here's how to use Find My Device to remotely locate your Android device.

Find My Device - Android™ - Remotely Lock Device

Here's how to use Find My Device to remotely locate and lock your device.

Find My Device - Android™ - Remotely Ring Device

Here's how to make your Android device remotely ring so you can locate it.

How to Find Your Lost or Stolen Phone or Tablet

Learn how to locate, track & lock a lost or stolen device. Get the tablet or phone locator for any OS: Android, Apple, Windows, BlackBerry or basic phones.

Turn Find My Device On / Off - Android™

Here's info on how to remotely locate, lock, ring or erase your Android device.

GPS & Location Based Services

Find My Mobile - Samsung

Here's how to turn on Find My Mobile on your Samsung device.

GPS Location Settings - Android™

Here's how to view / change GPS location settings, which can affect battery life and location accuracy.

Google Maps™ - Add Layers

Here's how to add layers in Google Maps.

Google Maps™ - Download an Offline Map

If you can't get online or want to avoid global data charges while traveling, here's how to download a map.

Google Maps™ - Find Current Location

Here's how to find your current location in Google Maps.

Google Maps™ - Find Driving Directions

Here's how to find driving directions with Google Maps.

Improving GPS Performance

Here's info on improving GPS performance on your device.

Turn GPS Location On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to turn GPS location for your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) on or off.

Gestures & Motions

Google Maps™ - Gestures

Here's how to use gestures with Google Maps on your device.

Google Backup & restore

Create a New Google™ Account - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to create a new Google (Gmail) account on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Google™ Backup and Restore - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to ensure your Gmail, contacts, apps, etc. are backed up on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Restore Contacts from Google™ Backups

Here's how to restore contacts from recent Google backups you've done.

Home Screen

Access Notification Panel - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to open the notification panel on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Add Folders to Home Screen - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to add folders to a Home screen on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Add Shortcuts to Home Screen - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to add a shortcut to a Home screen on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Add Widgets to Home Screen - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to add a widget (e.g., weather, clock, etc.) to a Home screen on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Add/Remove Home Screen Panels - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to add / remove panels to the Home screen on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Remove Items from Home Screen - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to delete items such as shortcuts, widgets and folders from the Home screen of your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Rename Home Screen Folder - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to rename a Home screen folder on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

View / Manage Home Screen Panels - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2® (10.1)

Here's how to view, add and remove Home screen panels for your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Hotspot

Change Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Password - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

To change the Mobile Hotspot password on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1), view this info.

Configure Broadcast Settings - Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to check settings if you're having issues connecting to the Mobile Hotspot on your Galaxy Tab 2.

Manage Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to configure Mobile Hotspot settings (e.g., password, allowed devices, timeout settings, etc.) on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Mobile Hotspot - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to open the Mobile Hotspot app on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Turn Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to turn the Mobile Hotspot feature for your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) on or off.

Verizon Mobile Hotspot FAQs - Wi-Fi internet

Use your smartphone or tablet’s Mobile Hotspot to connect devices to the internet with Wi-Fi. See prepaid or unlimited plans that include Mobile Hotspot.

Internet & Web Browser

Access Websites - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to access websites on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) using the web browser.

Add a Browser Bookmark - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to add a browser bookmark on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Add a Virtual Private Network - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2® (10.1)

Here's how to add a virtual private network (VPN) to your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Change the Browser Start / Home Page - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to change the Home page in Chrome on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Access Websites

Here's how to access websites using the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Add a Browser Bookmark  

Here's how to add a bookmark via the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Allow / Block Browser Cookies  

If you can't browse the internet or view website images via the Chrome browser on your device, view this info.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Clear Temporary Internet Files

Here's how to clear temporary internet files on your Chrome browser If you're getting a 'page cannot be displayed' error or can't browse the internet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Delete a Browser Bookmark  

Here's how to delete a saved bookmark via the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Edit a Browser Bookmark  

Here's how to edit a saved bookmark via the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Open a Browser Bookmark  

Here's how to open a saved bookmark via the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Save Pictures from Browser

Here's how to save a photo via the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Turn JavaScript On / Off

Here's how to check JavaScript settings, which often helps when you can't view web pages on your device.

Clear Temporary Internet Files - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

If you're getting a 'page cannot be displayed' error or can't browse the internet on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1), follow these steps.

Delete Temporary Internet Files and Cookies - Safari

Here's how to clear temporary internet files and cookies for the Safari web browser on your Macintosh computer.

Delete a Browser Bookmark - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to remove a browser bookmark from your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Determining Internet Connection Speeds

If your connection speeds are slower than expected here's info on how you can test them.

Disable Work Offline - Internet Browser

Here's how to check if you're offline if you can't connect to the internet via computer with Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox.

Edit a Browser Bookmark - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to edit a browser bookmark on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Launch a Browser Bookmark - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to launch a website from browser bookmarks on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Open Web Browser - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to open the default web browser on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Reboot the Router

If you can't connect to your Wi-Fi router, rebooting or restarting the may help.

Save Pictures from Browser - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to save images viewed from websites on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Turn Data On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

To turn the mobile data for your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) on or off, follow these steps.

Turn JavaScript On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

If you can't view websites or pages won't load/render on your Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1), checking your JavaScript settings often helps. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.

View Browser History - Android™

Here's how to view the browser history on your Android smartphone.

Keyboard

Turn Voice Input On / Off - Android™

Here's how to use voice input instead of the keyboard on your Android device to type hands-free.

Language

Language Selection - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2® (10.1)

Here's how to change the language used on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) tablet.

Lock, Unlock, Password & Security

Device Locking FAQs

To prevent identity theft and fraud, devices bought from Verizon are locked and cannot be used on another carrier's network for the first 60 days after purchase.

Manage Screen Lock Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to configure the screen lock settings for your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Restore Default Settings - Samsung SCH-u410

Here's how to reset sound, display, phone and call settings on your Samsung SCH-u410.

Set Up Screen Lock - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to set up a screen lock option (password, pattern, etc.) for your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Turn Off Screen Lock - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

To disable the screen lock setting on your Tab 2 (10.1), check out this info.

Turn SIM PIN On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to turn the SIM PIN lock code for your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) on or off.

Unlock Screen - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

To unlock the screen on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1), check out this info.

Memory/Storage

Check Device Storage - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2® (10.1)

Here's how to check available space if your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) runs slow / crashes, apps freeze or you can't save media.

Export Contacts to SD / Memory Card - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to export contacts to an SD / memory card in your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1)

Format SD / Memory Card via PC

Here's how to format or erase your SD / memory card using a computer.

Import Contacts from SD / Memory Card - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to import contacts from an SD / memory card to your Galaxy Tab 2.

Insert or Remove SD / Memory Card - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1)

Here's how to insert or remove an SD / memory card for your GalaxyTab 2 (10.1).

Verizon Cloud - Website - View Storage Meter / Upgrade Memory

Here's how to increase or check your Verizon Cloud storage space via the Cloud website.

Music

Google Play™ Music - Android™ - Add a Song to a Music Playlist

Here's how to add a song to a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.

Google Play™ Music - Android™ - Create Music Playlist

Here's how to create a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.

Google Play™ Music - Android™ - Delete a Music Playlist

Here's how to delete a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.

Google Play™ Music - Android™ - Play Music Files

Here's how to play music files via the Google Play Music app.

Google Play™ Music - Android™ - Remove a Song from a Music Playlist

Here's how to remove a song from a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.

Google Play™ Music - Android™ - Rename a Music Playlist

Here's how to rename a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.

Move Music Files from Device - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to transfer music files from your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) to a computer.

Move Music Files to Device - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to transfer music files from a computer to your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Navigating & Multitasking

View, Open or Close Recently Used Apps - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2® (10.1)

To view or close recently used apps on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1), view this info.

Operating System & Software

Android Operating System (OS) FAQs

Learn about the Android operating system, including what it is, how to find your current OS version, how to get an update and more.

Factory Data Reset (Powered Off) - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to reset your Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1) if the screen freezesor call, app, audio or sync issues occur and the device won'tstart.

Factory Data Reset (Powered On) - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to reset your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) if the screen freezes or call, app, audio or sync issues occur.

Install Device Software Update - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2® (10.1)

To check for or to install software updates on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1), view this info.

Protect Against Downloading Ransomware Malware - Android™

Here's info to help protect your device against ransomware.

View Software Version - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

To view the software version your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) is running, check out this info.

SIM Card

Find your 4G SIM PIN / PUK - Unlock SIM

Forgot how to unlock your SIM card? Learn how to get your PIN Unblocking Key (PUK) to use your SIM in a new device. Reset your SIM PIN security code.

Insert SIM Card - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to properly insert a SIM card into your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) to avoid potential service issues.

Modify SIM PIN - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to change the SIM card lock code on your Galaxy Tab 2.

My Verizon Website - Locate the 4G SIM PIN / PUK

If your SIM card is locked and you're unable to make or receive calls or connect to internet, here's how to find the SIM unlock PIN / PUK.

SIM Card Tips and Tricks

Here are common tips and tricks for handling a SIM card.

Turn SIM PIN On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to turn the SIM PIN lock code for your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) on or off.

Unblock SIM PIN - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to unblock the SIM PIN for your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

View SIM Card Number - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to view the SIM card number associated with your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Social Networking

Manage Facebook® Privacy

If you want to change your Facebook privacy or security, here's how to access those options.

Sounds, Volume & Audio

Manage Alerts / Notifications - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to change notification sounds for incoming calls or messages on your Galaxy Tab 2.

Resolve Volume Issues

Here's some tips for fixing volume issues.

Set Ringtones - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2® (10.1)

Here's how to select or change ringtones on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Volume Controls - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2® (10.1)

Here's how to adjust volume if your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) doesn't vibrate or play sounds when receiving email / alerts.

Text & Multimedia Messaging

Deregister iMessage - Cannot Send/Receive SMS/MMS On a Non-Apple Device

Here's info to help If you're unable to send or receive SMS / MMS messages on a Non-Apple device.

My Verizon Website - Create and Send a Text Message

Here's how to send a text message from your computer via the My Verizon website.

Verizon Messages - Android™ Tablet - Text Message Signature

Here's how to set up an auto signature on your Aroid tablet.

Video: Verizon Messages - Basic Use
(length: 1:24)

Learn about the basic use of Verizon Messages, a text messaging app that lets you easily send and receive messages, attach photos to texts or group message.
Length: 1:24

Video: Verizon Messages - Getting Creative
(length: 1:31)

Add a personal touch to your messages with some of the easy tools in Verizon Messages. Customize pictures, and even send an eGift from one of over 30 merchants.
Length: 1:31

Video: Verizon Messages - On the Move
(length: 2:04)

With Verizon Messages, schedule a message to be sent at a later time or date and use driving mode to stay safe while you're on the road.
Length: 2:04

Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts

Android™ - Access Menus with Long Press

Here's how to view menu options for apps on the Home screen of your Android device.

Capture a Screenshot - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to capture a screenshot on your Galaxy Tab 2.

Cut, Copy and Paste Text - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2® (10.1)

Here's how to cut, copy and paste text on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Top 10 Things to Do with Your New Tablet

Learn how to set up your new tablet with important features and functions. Get the most out of your new tablet with these practical tips.

Visual & Hearing Accessibility

Accessibility Settings - Android™

Here's how to configure common accessibility settings for your Android smartphone or tablet.

Magnification Gestures / Touch Zoom - Android™

Here's how to configure your magnification gestures on your Android smartphone or tablet.

Turn TalkBack On / Off - Android™

Here's how to turn TalkBack for your Android device on or off.

Wallpapers/Theme

Set Wallpaper - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2® (10.1)

Here's how to set the Home and/or lock screen image on your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Wi-Fi & Network

Access Wi-Fi Direct - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to use Wi-Fi Direct so you can easily connect your Galaxy Tab 2 with other Wi-Fi capable devices.

Add a Virtual Private Network - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2® (10.1)

Here's how to add a virtual private network (VPN) to your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Add a Wi-Fi Network - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to add an available Wi-Fi network to your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Manually Add a Wi-Fi Network - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

View this info if the Wi-Fi network you want to add to your Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1) doesn't display.

Network Mode Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

View this info on Network Mode Settings if you're having issues with calls, messages or data services.

Remove Wi-Fi Connection - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

To remove a saved Wi-Fi network from your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1), view this info.

Turn Wi-Fi On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to turn Wi-Fi for your Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) on or off.

Video: Troubleshooting a Wi-Fi Connection
(length: 2:55)

Having issues with your Wi-Fi connection? Have no fear! Follow these simple steps to get your Wi-Fi connection up and running.
Length: 2:55

View Signal Strength - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)

Here's how to view signal strength on the Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

Wi-Fi FAQs

Use Wi-Fi to get a wireless connection to the Internet. Learn how to use Wi Fi to avoid data charges.